Tigercat representatives along with an Australian customer group made the trek to Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan in August to have a look at the prototype 568 harvesting head purchased and currently being tested by Brander Enterprises.
Read about new product development and innovative new uses for Tigercat machines in forestry applications as well as a range of other industries. Tigercat forestry and off road industrial machines are working in oil and gas, site preparation, silviculture, land clearing, material handling, general construction and the utilities sector.
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BTB visited Leo Eby, co-owner of Eby’s Sawmill, to get the full story on the origin of the prototype 2160 loader forwarder now working in Clearville, Pennsylvania.
Customers and friends joined the Tigercat team and Ricer Equipment at the Paul Bunyan Show in Cambridge, Ohio for the debut of the 602 Cable skidder.
BTB visited Olympia, Washington to get operator Gary Smith’s impressions of his new LX870D track feller buncher. Gary works with R.L. Smith Logging, which is owned by his brother and sister-in-law Roger and Carmen Smith.
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.
Clohse Group LUX sells first Tigercat machine into Switzerland -- a DW610E dual winch cable skidder skidder fitted with a Palfinger crane.
Tigercat customers worldwide will see the benefits of Tigercat FPT engines as the Tier 2 configuration is offered in addition to the Tier 4f.
Out with the old and in with the new as Tigercat retires C-series and introduces D-series platform worldwide.
A 2000 model 630B skidder spent fourteen years operating in extreme Canadian winter conditions before undergoing a substantial transformation.
A pair of Tigercat utility carriers are used in delicate hydro pole replacement application.
BTB visited Oral Kirk, operator for Cahoon Logging Company Inc., in Aurora, North Carolina to get his first impressions of the Tigercat 855D feller buncher. 855D FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Twenty-year-old Matt Cox operates one of the first Tier 4f Tigercat 822D track feller bunchers currently running in the US. Matt works for Mac McClure and Jim Hancock, owners of H & M Quality Logging near Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
The 822C series has been a highly successful and productive machine in production for over a decade and remains available in non-Tier 4 markets. The new D-series takes the carrier to the next level with a number of improvements.
When it’s time to move the loader to a new landing the grapple is usually hooked onto the heel to prepare the loader for transportation.
BTB recently visited a Tier 4i 630E skidder near Hinton, Alberta owned by Seth Dickinson (Dickinson Logging).
The Tigercat 845D series feller bunchers and H845D series harvesters have moved to Tier 4 final with the Tigercat FPT N67 engine delivering 210 kW (282 hp) at 2,200 rpm.
As 2014 draws to a close, Tigercat is busy rolling out the G-series drive-to-tree feller bunchers, starting with the 724G that made its formal debut in Starkville, Mississippi in September at the Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show.
Early in 2014, Tigercat released the E-series skidders. Available in North America and Europe, the 620E, 630E and 635E skidders are powered by the Tigercat FPT N67 Tier 4i engine. The 620E is rated at 164 kW (220 hp) and the two larger models at 190 kW (260 hp).
Attachment product manager, Duane Barlow, talks about Tigercat’s high capacity bunching saw line-up and the new 5300 bunching saw.
Tigercat dealers have sold many, many 880 loggers on the western half of the North American continent. With just a handful of machines in Quebec, this 880 is a first of its kind sold into the southeastern United States.
Building on the successful introduction of the 5185 fixed bar saw, Tigercat has developed and released the 5195 directional felling head.
WideRange, the infinitely variable transmission for drive-to-tree feller bunchers, allows the operator to travel from tree to tree and to and from piles more quickly than machines equipped with a two-speed manual shift transmission.
Tigercat has released a new grapple design to complement the LG4053 which has been equipped on Tigercat knuckleboom loaders for many years.
Tigercat 604C and 610C skidders are now Turnaround equipped.
Next generation Tigercat 5702 felling saw is enhanced for versatility and increased performance.
New CBI Flail is equipped with new Tigercat 215 loader.