Reclaimed C&D wood gets new life

012by Jon M. Casey
For C&D contractors who demolish old barns, timber framed factories and other buildings dating back to the 19th century, sending the wood to a landfill or grinding it into mulch are not the only options that they have for disposing it. They might want to consider recycling it through Pioneer Millworks, a national reclaimed wood recycling company headquartered in Farmington, NY with a west coast branch in Portland, OR. For more than 20 years, contractors have been able to salvage their structural timber, barn siding and other desirable wood waste items, turning them into new products such as flooring, siding, paneling and cabinetry with the help of Pioneer Millworks. [Read more…]

Morbark Spring Demo Days hosts visitors from six nations

Morbark Dealer Days 125by Jon M. Casey
Morbark President, Jim Shoemaker, welcomed more than 150 people from six nations to 2013 Spring Demo Days, the first of two such events for Morbark this year. The two day event held May 16 and 17, featured a manufacturing plant tour, equipment demonstrations of nine of Morbark’s grinding and chipping line of products, and a trio of presentations by industry experts who offered insights into marketing opportunities for those in the recycling industry. Host and Morbark CEO Lon Morey, said that this year’s event looked to highlight innovative machines for biomass production. [Read more…]