Cover photo: Jesse Garber of Columbus Equipment Co. and Kevin Martin, owner of Martin Animal Bedding (L-R), worked with Morbark engineers to develop this new model 1600 electric tub grinder to meet the Martin’s needs.
Material handling attachments are essential to success in the scrap and recycling industry. According to Joe Rich, owner of Sunshine Recycling, Orangeburg, SC, attachments are like “hands” to the recycler. They are what come in direct contact with the feedstock. More importantly, the machines that support the attachments are only as good as the attachments.
“Consequently I believe that the positive, symbiotic relationship between our material handlers/excavators and the attachments/tools has been our recipe for success,” he said. “They enhance one another’s performances, producing a cost per ton friendly production capacity.” Continue reading