Sunshine Recycling attributes their success to exceptional material handlers

001by Gwenyth Laird Pernie

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.” [Read more…]

Morbark’s Boxer is a mini-skid steer capable of handling numerous tasks

236by Jon M. Casey

For contractors who are looking for ways to streamline their operation and at the same time, increase productivity, the Boxer® compact utility loader, manufactured by Morbark®, Inc., is capable of handling work of all kinds. Morbark purchased the Boxer Equipment product line from Mertz Manufacturing, LLC in late 2012. Following a March 29, 2013 unveiling of the first unit produced on the Winn, MI, assembly line, sales have continued to increase month over month. New markets are opening rapidly as customers are introduced to the proven lineup of equipment, as they realize the value of having a “full-time employee” without the reliability health and safety issues that often accompany asking workers to do heavy lifting, digging, loading and other tasks that can cause injury or possibly death. [Read more…]