BTB 46: 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

2017 marks the silver anniversary of Tigercat.
Just under 1,500 people attended the 25-year celebration.

Just under 1,500 people attended the 25-year celebration.

Design and manufacturing excellence, dedication to the customer, vision, perseverance and teamwork have advanced Tigercat from a single prototype to a broad range of forestry equipment and specialized off road machinery. Producing 19,000 machines and counting, Tigercat has grown into a global success story – by helping its customers to succeed. With an employee count of 1,400 and over 150 independent dealer locations worldwide, Tigercat has accomplished what many thought to be unimaginable in just 25 years.

Tigercat customer and Swamp Loggers star, Bobby Goodson, told the crowd about some of his experiences being a logger and how Tigercat played a major role.

Tigercat customer and Swamp Loggers star, Bobby Goodson, told the crowd about some of his experiences being a logger and how Tigercat played a major role.

 

Tigercat celebrated this 25-year milestone with a party for staff, retirees and dealers at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. The night included dinner, dance and the premiere of the film, 25 by Tigercat. The rebuilt prototype 726 drive-to-tree feller buncher was on display at the front of the conference centre and a Tigercat gallery was set up with old photos and archived articles, sparking memories and stories to be shared between guests.

Both president Tony Iarocci and CEO Ken MacDonald gave emotional speeches that will be remembered for years to follow.

Both president Tony Iarocci and CEO Ken MacDonald gave emotional speeches that will be remembered for years to follow.

To learn more about the early days of Tigercat and to see stories and photos from some of our first customers visit, www.tigercat.com/25years