Forestry & Logging Equipment Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of forestry and logging equipment and attachments, which are sold through manufacturers, wholesalers and specialized part makers. Forestry equipment includes feller bunchers, forest machines (excavator conversions), forwarders, harvesters, knuckleboom loaders and skidders. While these machines are used for specific tasks, attachments can be used for more specialization and equipment versatility. Forestry attachments include harvester arms, claws, processor heads, felling heads, mulchers, hydraulic thumbs, jaws, shears, grinders, saws and other customized parts intended to boost productivity. This report excludes heavy equipment, such as cranes and bulldozers, as well as manual tools that may be used in logging, such as chainsaws.