BTB 45: HEATING HOMES IN SWITZERLAND

Clohse Group LUX sells first Tigercat machine into Switzerland -- a DW610E dual winch cable skidder skidder fitted with a Palfinger crane.

The first Tigercat has arrived in Switzerland. A DW610E dual winch cable skidder fitted with a Palfinger crane was delivered to Sebastien Oppliger of Oppliger Bois Energie in Swiss Jura, December, 2016.

The skidder is part of an operation to feed district heating plants with wood to heat homes in the local village. It is common in rural Switzerland to have one central heating plant running on wood to heat all the homes in the village. Each household then pays a part of the operating costs to run the central heating plant. Piers Eyre-Walker of Tigercat Dealer Clohse Group LUX asked Sebastien how things were going with his recent machine purchase, “I have no regrets about buying the first Tigercat in Switzerland, we made the right decision,” responds Sebastien.

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