Between the Branches Issue 44 November 2016

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Between the Branches issue 44, November 2016

the new 632E skidder and 880D logger | high pressure fluid injury | Proteak in Mexico | J & R Logging | steep terrain in South Africa | Tigercat FPT engine update

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BTB 33: Suzano Purchases 49 Tigercat Machines

Suzano Papel e Celulose is a Brazilian pulp and paper producer belonging to the Suzano Group, one of the largest corporations in Latin America with a presence in over 80 countries.

BTB 32: Cutting on the Edge in Eastern BC

The Larson family has been working in the forests of British Columbia since at least 1929, when Ivar and Lance’s grandfather started his first logging business.

BTB 32: 2012 Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show

Although heavy rains turned the demo site in the John W. Starr Memorial Forest into something swamp-like, staff from B&G Equipment and Tigercat managed to put together a successful show and machine demonstration.

BTB 31: Successful AUSTimber 2012

AUSTimber was a great show for Tigercat and co-hosts Forest Centre (Tigercat dealer for NSW, Queensland and WA) and Onetrak (Tigercat dealer for Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania).


Tigercat and CBI join forces, taking giant leaps toward a more cost effective multi-stem eucalyptus pulpwood harvesting system.

BTB 31: First Mover

During a recent Parker Pacific customer visit to the Tigercat facilities, Tigercat took the opportunity to acknowledge George Funk of Blue Valley Enterprises Ltd. who purchased the first 880 logger.

BTB 31: Mississippi Hills

In April 2011 Derrick O’Bryant toured the Tigercat facilities as part of a fact finding mission. Derrick was representing TDK Logging, a family owned business started by his father Edwin (Sam) O’Bryant thirty years prior.


Jimmy Glotfelty wrestles with giants as he tiptoes through West Virginia’s natural mixed hardwood forests.

BTB 27: The World of Klabin

Klabin is an integrated forest products company with 14 000 direct and outsourced employees, extensive land holdings and multiple industrial plants spread throughout eight states in Brazil.

BTB 20: Tigercat Marches Across Siberia

On a February trip to start-up a new H860C harvester and provide initial operator training, I was fortunate enough to follow up with two of Tigercat’s first customers in Siberian. The companies purchased the Tigercat systems nearly one year ago.