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Wood-Mizer introduces the entry-level LX25 portable sawmill with an introductory price of $2,995 USD. Built in the USA, the LX25 is designed for weekend sawyers, woodworkers, homesteaders, and hobbyists who want to start sawing their own lumber and slabs for cabins, fencing, furniture, and more. Introduced as the lowest priced Wood-Mizer sawmill, the LX25 joins the industry-leading, American-made Wood-Mizer portable sawmill lineup of 15 sawmill models engineered for entry-level and professional operations. The LX25 portable sawmill features a large in-class cutting capacity for sawing 26” diameter logs into 22” wide boards up to 12’ 5” in length with optional 5’ bed extensions for sawing longer lengths. The thin-kerf band sawmill blade requires minimal energy and reduces sawdust waste to produce up to 30% more lumber from each log compared to a chainsaw mill. Packed with performance-enhancing features, the LX25 includes reliable Kohler gas engine options, accurate auto-locking sawhead, gravity-fed blade lubrication, and quick-set log handling for a user-friendly sawing experience. Built in the USA from premium quality steel, the LX25 sawmill adds extra strength and durability with ¼” thick laser cut steel bed rails, additional diagonal sawmill bed cross sections, solid tube steel sawhead frame, and industrial-grade powder coat paint. LX25 Sawmill Features: • Introductory price of $2,995 USD • 7HP and 9.5HP Kohler gas engine options • 26” max log diameter with 22” max width of cut • 12’ 5” length of cut or longer with optional 5’ bed extensions • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee • 2-Year Sawmill Warranty • Built in the USA “Wood-Mizer is committed to providing both entry-level and high-production sawmill operations with the highest-quality equipment on the market,” said Russell Fite, Wood-Mizer North America Sales Director. “The LX25 sawmill fits the needs of hobby sawyers who want to skip the expensive lumber yard and start sawing their own boards at home with a right-priced, well-built, American made sawmill.” The LX25 portable sawmill is now available to pre-order in North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania. For more information, visit www.woodmizer.com or contact your local Wood-Mizer representative. About Wood-Mizer Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From Forest to Final Form®, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, planer/moulders, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.


Watch the new Hakki Pilke Falcon 35 video on our Youtube channel - Hakki PIlke! In its category, the Falcon has by far the fastest splitting on the market, and the one-hand control lever makes the machine easy to use. Falcon 35 is the modern version of the wildly popular Hakki Pilke 1X37 firewood processor. Thanks to the effective hydraulic saw and 3 second splitting cycle, Falcon 35 is the fastest firewood processor for seasonal firewood producers and home users. The ergonomic and easy-to-use control panel makes the machine easy to operate. The Falcon 35 is equipped with a standard patented cleaning outfeed conveyor that separates debris, which results in cleaner firewood. It cleans most of the debris before it ends up in the firewood pile. Subject to wear parts have been minimized by installing hydraulic controls. This machine has no v-belts. As a new optional equipment, you can add hydraulic height adjustment of the splitting blade, which can be controlled in the user-friendly control panel. You can also boost productivity with the HakkiLift log lifter or HakkiFeed log table. Thanks to our wide range of accessories, you can easily customize the machine to your liking. Additional equipment can be connected to the machine easily with quick hydraulic couplers available as an accessory. Safety and comfort are ensured by the single-piece and light safety cover that stops the saw and splitting immediately when opened at any time. The adjustable hydraulic chain oil lubrication pump ensures the long service life of the chain and bar. The lubrication pump gets its oil from a separate canister, which can be replaced quickly, without making a mess. The machine’s open lower structure enables easy cleaning and the integrated tool box ensures that important equipment is always at hand.


On behalf of the Board of Directors of the NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days, Inc., it is with a heavy heart that I must announce that the 2020 NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days is canceled. The 73rd event, which was scheduled to be held in Boonville, NY on August 21, 22, & 23, will not be held due to the COVID 19 Virus. Our event attracts visitors from across the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and our European contestants. The safety of our volunteer family, the citizens of the village of Boonville, NY, our spectators, exhibitors, contestants, and food vendors is our number one concern. We know that we are unable to secure our operating permits for a mass gathering and our temporary campground. Coupled with the fact that, due to current regulations, there is no way that we are able to safely socially space our thousands of visitors and participants. Furthermore, the fact that there is no vaccine for the COVID 19 Virus speaks volumes. Our planning staff will continue to plan for the 2021 event. Our organization extends a huge thank you to all of our dedicated members of our volunteer family, event spectators, contestants, sponsors, exhibitors and vendors that have supported us over the years. We hope you all remain safe and healthy until we see you in Boonville, NY on August 20, 21, & 22, 2021 for the 74th NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days. Phyllis W White Executive Coordinator NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days, Inc.


Opticom Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its integrated facial recognition and temperature screening system for access control. The OPT-7MFTD solution includes a 7” high-resolution TFT screen with built-in high sensitivity thermometry accurate to within 0.5°F. The system’s database can store up to 10,000 facial images along with temperature records, time passed, name, and ID card information. The ultra-high-speed system captures image and temperature information with 300 milliseconds and will generate an alarm response when the subject temperature registers 99.1°F or higher. Alarm outputs can also be connected to access control devices such as door locks and turnstiles. The OPT-7MFTD can be quickly deployed at facility access points and operated either locally or connected via the network. The system provides extremely accurate screening of both employees and customers for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, and educational facilities, retail outlets, restaurants, and more. In business for over 45 years, Opticom is well known as an innovator in the development of industrial rugged video solutions. The company has served many industries including Oil & Gas, Wood Products, Mining, Food Processing, and Aggregates. Further information can be found on our website www.opticomtech.com or call 1-800-578-1853.



Replace high cost shears, knife chippers, and chip crackers with WSM’s unique No-Knife Re-Sizer. This cost effective approach is proven to deliver substantial value by expanding your sources of wood fiber. These units deliver substantial value by expanding your sources of wood fiber, reducing handling costs, and substituting high cost fiber with low cost fiber. WSM’s No-Knife Re-Sizer easily converts chip overs into useable fiber while minimizing fines. Materials typically processed include chip overs, chip over thick, shaving, hogged wood, in-woods chips, and urban wood. Field proven in pulp mills and high volume fiber preparation applications. Low maintenance features WSM’s exclusive pivot case for easy and quick access to routine wear parts with infeed components remaining in place further increase your savings. Optional replaceable hammer tips eliminate the need to pull hammers and pins. WSM’s No-Knife Re-Sizer is a proven performer at rates up to 75 TPH. Rates climb to 150+ TPH with a WSM pre-screen to screen out acceptably sized material prior to grinding, further reducing maintenance costs. Contact WSM today to get more information on the No-Knife Re-Sizer and how the ability to expand and source alternative fiber and reclaim lower cost residuals can deliver big financial benefits to your bottom line. 800-722-3530 [email protected] westsalem.com


Winn, Mich. (March 10, 2020) – Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of forestry, biomass, tree care, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment, will debut the 2400X and 3000X Wood Hog horizontal grinders at this year’s CONEXPO/CON-AGG show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both machines can be equipped with tracks (XT models; the 2400XT will be shown at CONEXPO), and the 3000X can be built as a fifth- wheel/dual-axle unit (3000X) or pintle hitch/tri-axle (3000XP, to be shown at CONEXPO). Ideal for niche markets like municipal solid waste, pallet recycling, sawmills, nurseries and tree care debris, both grinders are perfect for processing yard waste, brush and other mixed woody feedstock into saleable product. Designed to be modular and available in multiple configurations for various applications, these grinders can take businesses to the next level. These newest models in the X Series of next-generation horizontal grinders from Morbark follow the successful launches of the 3400X in March 2017 and 6400X in May 2018 and maintain Morbark’s focus on versatility, transportability and operator-friendliness. “Morbark continues to expand our efforts to better serve the needs of all our customers no matter where they live and work around the world,” said Michael Stanton, Morbark Director of Industrial Products. “The 2400X and 3000X broaden our line of horizontal grinders for all global markets and further extend our reach into key niche markets both domestically and internationally.” One of the most important features of the 2400X and 3000X is their compact size. Their standard width (2400X: 7'6"/2.29 m, 3000X: 8'2"/2.49 m) make them within the legal transport width in any country. The models also share design features like the sloped infeed sides, which improve operator sight lines for more efficient loading of material, and easy-to-load grate systems. The 2400X ranges in horsepower 188 to 203 (140.2 – 151.4 kW), while the 3000X has engine options from 350 – 577 HP (260 – 430 kW). Like all of Morbark Wood Hog models, both the 2400X and 3000X also will be available with electric power. --2400X Key Features-- The infeed system consists of one 20" (50.8 cm) diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 53" wide x 8'2" (134.6 cm x 2.49 m) smooth rubber belt or optional steel chain infeed conveyor. The 2400X has a 9' long x 52" wide (2.74 m x 132.08 cm) infeed floor, infeed flares and cleated belly belt and maintenance access doors. The manual folding infeed tray is adjustable to various positions and adds 3' (0.91 m) to the infeed length when open or closes to contain small material. The large, proven design, 22" x 49.25” (55.88 cm x 125.1 cm) downturn hammermill system, plate and pin style, with 22 single-bolt inserts set in a V pattern, improves feeding characteristics, ease of maintenance and durability. Routine maintenance and grate changes are easily conducted by a single operator due to the 93-gallon (352L) fuel tank, which pivots away from the machine to allow easy access, and the single, side-load grate system (AR450 steel grates are available in multiple sizes and patterns). The 36" (91.44 cm) wide chevron discharge conveyor belt is available in a single section stationary 9'6" (2.9 m) height conveyor or folding 14'6" (4.42 m) height conveyor and can be equipped with optional magnetic head drum for ferrous metal removal. An adjustable backside flat idler allows for drive belt tensioning with no need to move the engine. --3000X Key Features-- The variable speed infeed system consists of one 34" (86.36 cm) diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 12'4" long x 57.5" (3.76 m x 146 cm) wide live floor designed to accept both WD120 and slat chain. The plate and pin style, up-turn hammermill system measures 32" x 58.5" (81.28 cm x 149 cm) and has 18 double-edged replaceable inserts and 18 rakers. The discharge system consists of a hydraulically driven, horizontal 42" x 14'2" (106.68 cm x 4.3 m) aggregate belt conveyor discharging onto a 36" (91.44 cm) wide stacking conveyor with hydraulic fold for transport and can be equipped with optional magnetic head drum for ferrous metal removal. Like the 2400X, the 3000X is designed so that a single operator can change the grates. The 3000X’s top- load system with four grates includes a hydraulic hinged door for quick and easy access. Both models are equipped with the Morbark Integrated Control System — or MICS. The ultimate diagnostics tool and control system, this allows the operator to automatically adjust feed rates and monitor pressures and feed wheel position to maximize production and engine efficiency. New smart device apps (IQANrun and IQANsync) allow you to connect to your machine using your phone or tablet’s Bluetooth or allow you to connect your machine directly to Morbark, so Morbark personnel will be able to view and edit your machine’s settings and program or send you updated programming. See these machines and more at booth #S5573 at CONEXPO/CON-AGG this week or, for more information, visit www.morbark.com or find your local Morbark industrial dealer at www.morbarkdealers.com. About Morbark: Recently acquired by Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG), Morbark, LLC has been innovating and manufacturing durable, high-performance equipment for more than 60 years. Morbark’s equipment helps customers to process and convert waste wood and other organic materials into sellable end products. Morbark produces a full line of brush chippers, stump cutters, mini skid steers, forestry mulchers, aerial trimmers, whole tree, and biomass chippers, flails, horizontal and tub grinders, sawmill equipment, material handling systems, and mulcher head attachments for excavators, backhoes, and skid steers under the Morbark, Rayco, DENIS CIMAF and Boxer brands. Sales and aftermarket support are conducted through a worldwide, authorized dealer network. For more information, please visit www.morbark.com


Ricer Equipment has been recognized as one of the top financing Tigercat dealers in the United States. Frank Klarich, Sr. VP of construction with Wells Fargo Vendor Financial Services awarded a walnut plaque to Ricer Equipment recognizing the achievement for 2019. Lyle & Tom Ricer are happy to have received this award and appreciate the partnership with Wells Fargo. The past few years have been good years for the forestry division of Ricer Equipment and we look forward an even better 2020!


FORT SMITH, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Industrial parts supplier In Stock Parts, Inc. (www.instockparts.com) announces that it has acquired a majority of the inventory of Falk couplings and Falk gear reducers from Mar-Dustrial Sales, Inc. at a recent auction in Portland, Oregon. Mar-Dustrial has served as a supplier of high-quality power transmission products to the mining, and pulp and paper industries of the Pacific Northwest since 1947. Subsequent to the auction, In Stock Parts acquired intellectual property from the company including the Mar-Dustrial name, the company’s website, and its customer and inventory databases. “We are extremely pleased to hand over the Mar-Dustrial name and the reputation for service and quality products it represents to In Stock Parts, Inc.,” said Drew Hansen, general manager of Mar-Dustrial Sales, Inc. “No other interested parties offered the depth of experience, resources, and inventory to deliver the experience our customers have come to expect over the last 70 years.” “This purchase complements our broad inventory of couplings and gear reducers, which is already one of the largest in the country,” said Joshua Hopkins, president of In Stock Parts. “We look forward to serving Mar-Dustrial’s customers and continuing to provide them with the extraordinary level of service that is the Mar-Dustrial legacy. ” About Mar-Dustrial Mar-Dustrial Sales, Inc. of Portland, Oregon first opened its doors in 1947 serving the commercial shipping and fishing industries with a broad line of products including fluid sealing products, valves and deck equipment. The company expanded in the 1970s to serve the pulp and paper industry, and was a leading distributor of Falk Corporation couplings and speed reducers serving the Pacific Northwest. About In Stock Parts Headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, In Stock Parts, Inc. was established in 2012 and has since been helping customers in the sawmill, pulp and paper, mining and other industries with their gearbox and other power transmission needs in North and South America. The company maintains an extensive inventory of gear reducers, electric motors, motor controls, as well as bearings and power transmission products. In Stock Parts is an authorized build center and distributor for Sumitomo gear reducers, and is also an authorized distributor for Baldor, Teco-Westinghouse, WEG, Rexnord PT Select, HKK chain, Lovejoy, Dichtomatik, Climax Metal Products and other well-known manufacturers.



Wood-Mizer introduces the PC200 Single End Power Feed Trim Saw engineered to efficiently trim the ends of deck boards and stringers for manufacturing recycled pallets. With the addition of the PC200, Wood-Mizer now offers equipment to dismantle a pallet and trim boards into smaller material for assembly of a recycled pallet. The PC200 joins the Wood-Mizer pallet and pallet recycling equipment line that includes horizontal resaws and pallet dismantling bandsaws. Built in the USA for pallet recycling and remanufacturing operations, the PC200 trims the ends of boards from 21” to 66” long, up to 2” thick and 10” wide at rates of up to 12,000 boards per 8-hour shift. In addition to four quick-adjustable board stops, the PC200 features an overhead blade design for reduced board kickback, electronic variable feed speed for optimum production, and a gravity-assist incline feed system for efficient material flow. PC200 Single End Power Feed Trim Saw: • Starting at $10,900 USD • 10HP 1-Phase or 3-Phase Arbor Motor • 21” to 66” long material capacity up to 2” thick and 10” wide • Inclined table and overhead blade reduces material kickback • 3 x heavy-duty #2060 roller feed chains with 12” spacing • ½ HP electric power feed motor with gear reduction drive • Electronic variable feed speed for optimum production • 18” nail resistant carbide-tipped circular saw blade • 4 x quick-adjustable board stops with 1” bar and scale • Up to 12,000 boards per 8-hour shift production rate • Built in the USA “Wood-Mizer is dedicated to providing the best in class equipment for a variety of timber and wood processing needs throughout the world,” said Brad Kirkaldy, Wood-Mizer Pallet Recycling Product Manager. “The addition of the PC200 single end power feed trim saw is another high-quality piece of Wood-Mizer equipment for the pallet industry that is backed by our established network of service and support.” The PC200 Single End Power Feed trim saw is now available to order in North America. For more information, visit www.woodmizer.com or contact your local Wood-Mizer representative. About Wood-Mizer Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, planer/moulders, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.


Jacqueline and Zach have reached out to Bright Star Realty & Auctions as this progressive, fresh Auction Firm feels like home to them as they noticed Bright Star’s standards would have met “Dad’s” approval. Zach and Jacqueline have watched Bright Star Realty and Auctions very closely for the past year and Bright Star has demonstrated an innovative and a positive approach in conducting auctions that the forest industry has been missing for many years. Good clean sales with positive attitudes along with happy buyers and sellers. That is what It is all about. The Progressive Marketing with a fresh, positive look, allowing all bidders to participate through the internet as well as by telephone conference opens every opportunity for bidders to produce “Top Dollar” for the Seller. So Bright Star Continues to Set The Standard in the Forest Products Industry with integrity, excellence and going the extra mile…and Now! Not Decades but over a Century of combined Experience. Its a Win-Win for the Industry as a whole! We humbly Appreciate Bright Star considering us as team mates and look forward to a “Bright” future in the industry. -Jackie and Zach Kittrell


Wood-Mizer launches a new entry-level sawmill for hobbyists and professionals Wood-Mizer introduces the robust, entry-level LX55 portable sawmill designed for entry-level sawyers, hobbyists, and woodworkers. Starting at $4,495 USD, the LX55 portable sawmill replaces Wood-Mizer’s previous entry-level LT10 sawmill while providing a larger cut capacity, more power options, and many upgraded features. Built in the USA, the LX55 saws up to 26” diameter logs into 22” wide boards and slabs. Powered by a 9.5HP gas, 14HP gas or 7HP electric power option, the LX55 features a simple and user-friendly operation by combining manual log handling with a quick sawhead up/down hand crank and a simple push feed system. In addition, the LX55 sawmill includes a low bed profile for easy loading of logs and quick-adjust log clamps and side supports for securing and turning logs on the bed. A key innovation of the Wood-Mizer LX sawmill series includes the rigid LX Frame sawhead tower that holds the control panel, engine, and the sawmill head. The simple and sturdy sawmill design enables the LX55 to make accurate, precise cuts quickly and efficiently. In addition, the LX55 includes all operator controls opposite of the sawdust port for an improved operator experience. LX55 Sawmill Features Starting at $4,495 USD 9.5HP gas, 14HP gas, and 7HP electric power options 26” max log diameter with 22” max width of cut 12’ 5” length of cut or longer with optional 5’ bed extensions Rigid LX Frame sawhead tower with heavy-duty twin rail bed construction Built in the USA “Wood-Mizer is committed to providing both entry-level and high-production sawmill operations with the highest-quality equipment on the market,” said Russell Fite, Wood-Mizer North America Sales Director. “The LX55 sawmill fits the needs of entry-level sawyers, farmers, homesteaders and woodworkers who require high-quality accurate sawn lumber at an economical price.” The LX55 portable sawmill is now available to order in North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania. For more information, visit www.woodmizer.com or contact your local Wood-Mizer representative. About Wood-Mizer Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From Forest to Final Form®, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, planer/moulders, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.


CAMBRIDGE, OHIO (October 16, 2019) – The 62nd running of the Paul Bunyan Show, one of the nation’s largest and oldest forest industry trade shows has come to an end. The Official Paul Bunyan Show? has historically offered a unique opportunity for the timber industry and families to celebrate Ohio’s forestry background and this year was no different. Visitors to the event were able to visit with 167 exhibitors representing all facets of the timber industry. From chainsaws and small power equipment geared towards the landowner to equipment geared towards the professional logger and everything in between, it could be found at the show. The 3 - day event was attended by 12,532 people looking to purchase and learn about forestry equipment. Established in 1957 and organized by the Ohio Forestry Association, Inc. (OFA), the Official Paul Bunyan Show? is believed to be the oldest forestry industry show of its kind in the eastern United States and annually attracts thousands of visitors from Ohio and surrounding states. The event’s primary focus is to provide access to the current knowledge and technology of forestry products and industry which enhances the quality of life and market competitiveness of individuals, families, industries, and communities. Visitors were able to enjoy the following activities and displays: • Ohio State Lumberjack ChampionshipsSM • International Lumberjack CompetitionSM • Log Loader Competition • Heavy Equipment Demonstrations • Arborist Skills Clinics and Demonstrations • Chainsaw Carvers • Chainsaw Clinics and Demonstrations • Grinders and Chippers Demonstrations • Sawmill Demonstrations • Wood Stoves • Secondary Wood Products • Lumberjack and Log Burling Entertainment • Forest Industry Education and Seminars • All of the Latest and Greatest Forest Industry Equipment, Supplies and Services. • Wood Crafts • Wood Auction • Awesome Food • Bobtail & Boom Truck Cruise In The 2020 Show will be held October 2-4, 2020.



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