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Between the Branches, April 2018

Roadside processing with Sanders Logging | Women in logging - Wendy Fennell | Take care of your turbo | BC wildfire, a personal account | Genesis of the 2160 loader forwarder

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BTB 46: INLAND, PRINCE GEORGE GETS NEW FACILITY

Tigercat’s British Columbia dealer, Inland, inaugurated an impressive new facility in Prince George in grand style with a facility tour and meeting for its sales team and vendors April 24-25, 2017.



BTB 46: An Oral History of Tigercat

25 years ago, a very small company with a single prototype and no distribution showed up at a logging show in Georgia. What led up to it and what happened next? Some of the earliest Tigercat team members look back for the answers.


BTB 46: PARNELL PERSPECTIVE

The Parnell family has come a long way from their first grant of land from the Government of Alabama nearly 200 years ago back in 1819. In 1960 James Parnell started his own business with just a used truck and a pair of mules.



Newcomer On The Block: 853E Feller Buncher

This article originally appeared in Logging and Sawmilling Journal, October 1994. Reprinted with permission. A prototype Tigercat 853E purpose-built buncher handles B.C. slopes with ease.


It’s A Tigercat Eh, Y’all

The Canadian built machine is a market hit-in the southern US. Reprinted with permission from Logging and Sawmilling Journal, November 1993.


On The P-r-o-w-l

Tigercat leaps into the fray with strong machines; more new products forthcoming. Originally appeared in Timber Harvesting, January 1997. Reprinted with permission.


BTB 45: SUCCESSFUL 2017 OLC

The pacific northwest logging community gathered for the 79th Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) in February in Eugene, Oregon.


BTB 45: NOW THAT’S A SNOW PLOW!

This year, instead of having the Tigercat 620E skidder parked for the winter months, Utah's Barco LLC decided to utilize it as a very powerful snow plow.


BTB 45: A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP

BTB visited with McCoy Grading Inc. and Premier Timber Services LLC in Greenville, Georgia to learn more about the recent purchase of a Tigercat LX830D feller buncher for the companies multi-million dollar grading business.


BTB 45: TWO SIDES OF A DEVALUED COIN

South African harvesting contractors run high quality purpose-built forestry machines and have developed the expertise to run them to extremely high hours. Machine longevity is critical.