Peterson Corp. News


Peterson Helps Keep Highland Pellets On-Line, On Target

By David Abbott Wood Bioenergy, woodbioenergymagazine.com June 2017,  page 18 PINE BLUFF, Ark. In April this year, the first train load of product from Highland Pellets, LLC left the facility in Pine Bluff, Ark., bound for the port of Baton Rouge, La., there delivered to …

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Highland Cranks Up Pellet Mill

Peterson Flail and Chipper Get Arkansas Plant Up and Running By Tim Cox Timberline, timberlinemag.com PINE BLUFF, Arkansas -- Highland Pellets recently started up its new plant to produce wood fuel pellets for markets in Europe. Peterson Pacific has been a key supplier …

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Peterson Knife Edge Bits: Cutting Through for Biofuel

A Better Bit for Biomass Producers of woody biomass have always had a moving target to hit when it comes to end-product specifications. Depending on demand, biomass buyers used to accept a wide variety of ground material, but as biomass burning plants …

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Peterson Announces Peterson+

EUGENE, Ore., March 6, 2017–Peterson Pacific Corp., is showcasing Peterson+, an exciting addition to Peterson’s industry-leading customer support, at the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Peterson+ was designed from the ground up to enable an integrated team to work …

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Peterson Introduces the 3310 Drum Chipper

EUGENE, Ore., March 6, 2017–Peterson Pacific Corp., is debuting the all-new Peterson 3310 drum chipper at the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a 540 hp (402 kW) Caterpillar engine, the 3310 has the power to handle up to …

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Peterson Introduces the 4710D Horizontal Grinder

EUGENE, Ore., March 6, 2017–Peterson Pacific Corp., is debuting the all-new Peterson 4710D horizontal grinder at the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 4710D is designed for high-volume producers with very demanding end-product specifications. The 4710D is powered by …

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Peterson Announces New Distributor in Utah, Nevada, and Southern Idaho

EUGENE, OR, January 31, 2017 –Peterson Pacific Corp., Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Oregon based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks, and screens is pleased to announce Goodfellow Corporation as their new distributor for their products in …

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Peterson Announces Border Equipment as their new Distributor in Georgia

EUGENE, OR, January 3rd, 2017 –Peterson Pacific Corp., Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Oregon based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks, and screens is pleased to announce Border Equipment as their new distributor for their products in the state of …

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Workhorse wood chipper

Sutco Contracting is one of the leading trucking companies in B.C., but it also has a chipping division—BC EcoChips—that does contract chipping with what the company describes as a “workhorse”: a Peterson 5000H chipper. By Paul MacDonald Logging & Sawing Journal, November …

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Plant for Plants

Oregon’s plentiful nursery industry provides ample opportunities for a one-man mobile grinding operation. By Kevin Yanik PP&E (Portable Plants & Equipment), portableplants.com December 2016, page 20-21 What happens when salable nursery stock won’t sell? Or when plants are damaged? Or when plants simply don’t …

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Chippers and Grinders with Tier 2 & 3 765–1125 HP engines are still available in 2017

The Time to Act is Now Many current Peterson models are now available with Tier 4 engines, which makes them legal to operate in states that already require Tier 4 engines or counties that EPA has designated non-attainment areas . For customers …

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Peterson Grinder and Chipper Support Land Clearing Operation at JR Vinagro Corporation

Specifications and service were priorities in choice of Peterson grinder and chipper. By Diane M. Calabrese Timberline Magazine,  www.timberlinemag.com October 2016 JOHNSTON, Rhode Island — Demolition and crushing operations know a thing or two about heavy equipment. They put their machines to the twin tests …

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Lane Forest Products: Producing Fiber Value

By Dan Shell Wood BioEnergy Magazine, www.woodbioenergymagazine.com December 2015 As a major player in wood fiber and organic and landscaping materials markets in and around Eugene and the upper Willamette Valley area in western Oregon, Lane Forest Products offers a broad and diverse …

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35 Years Strong, Peterson Expanding

By Dan Shell Wood BioEnergy Magazine, www.woodbioenergymagazine.com October 2016 Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2016, major grinder and pulpwood biomass processing machine supplier Peterson is continuing to expand its facility while fostering the ongoing development of new machines and machine innovations. The company has …

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Contractor Adds Grinding Operations

Bay State business goes with Peterson machine to make mulch By Tim Cox Timberline Magazine, www.TimberlineMag.com April, 2016 PEMBROKE, Massachusetts -- Dan Smith has owned and operated his own excavating business since he was a teenager. He recently made the decision to expand into …

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Peterson Awards their 2015 Dealer of the Year Award to Komatsu Forest Pty. Ltd.

EUGENE, Ore., April 29th, 2016 –Peterson Pacific Corp., Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Oregon based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks, and screens is pleased to announce Komatsu Forest Pty. Ltd., of Australia, as their 2015 Dealer …

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Free Parts Books are still available

To order a free copy of the latest version parts books for your Peterson machines, email david.downing@petersoncorp.com with the model and serial number, your name, company name, shipping address and phone number. You can request a CD, paper, or both, and …

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Rising to the occasion

The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s allowance of recycled asphalt shingles in road mix has spurred recycling business statewide. By Vaugn Cassidy Construction & Demolition Recycling, cdrecycler.com November 2015 Recycled road material is nothing new. In Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has implemented …

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Wood Recycler Rolls with the Changes: Peterson a Key Vendor for Indiana Company that Grinds Wood Debris into Mulch

Peterson grinders help Brewer Farms adapt to meet challenges of changing industry. By Tim Cox Date Posted: 10/1/2014 www.TimberLineMag.com CHANDLER, Indiana — Tom Brewer knows something about adapting a business to meet changing challenges. He has to. Located in a state known for its …

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Maine Company is on the Move: Peterson machines, dealer support key for J.D. Raymond Transport

Maine trucker has grown, diversified his business since hitching his wagon to the forest products industry; Peterson is a key supplier of grinders, chippers.   By Tim Cox  www.TimberLineMag.com DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — J.D. Raymond Transport is on the move in more ways than …

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Edrich Lumber, Inc. Adds Its First Piece of Equipment from Peterson

Peterson 5710C horizontal grinder reduces downtime and speeds production of mulch. By Diane M. Calabrese www.TimberLineMag.com WINDSOR MILL, Maryland – Driving through the densely populated I-95 corridor that stretches between the cities of Washington and Baltimore it’s easy to overlook the forest that …

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Treeline Inc.’s Forest Management Priority Assisted by Peterson Chippers

Treeline Inc.’s Forest Management Priority Assisted by Peterson Chippers  Speed and reliability make Peterson chipper an excellent fit for a diversified company.   www.TimberLineMag.com   By Diane M. Calabrese LINCOLN, Maine – If it’s a task related to forest management, Treeline Inc. does …

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Large-Scale Composting, Texas Style

Nora Goldstein BioCycle January 2015, Vol. 56, No. 1, p. 28 Mark Rose’s “career” in organics recycling started at age 13 when he had a job attaching empty bags to a bagging machine at a soil products company in Austin, Texas. “I’ve …

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Peterson Introduces the new 6700D Horizontal Grinder

EUGENE, Ore., November 7, 2014–Peterson Pacific Corp., has introduced the all-new Peterson 6700D is Peterson’s largest horizontal grinder, and is designed for operations that need the most durable, highest output machine. Powered by a 1125hp (839 Kw) Tier II, Caterpillar …

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2014 Dealer of the Year Award

Peterson Awards 2014 Dealer of the Year Award to Barry Equipment, CO. EUGENE, Ore., May 15th, 2015–Peterson Pacific Corp., Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Oregon based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks, and screens is pleased to announce …

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Biomass to the Bank

Taking Biomass to the Bank Biomass – a steady revenue stream for Godfrey & Yeager Excavating By Bob Bruce Ask some guys how they ended up doing what they do for a living, and they might say they just sort of “fell into …

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Trash to Treasure

By Kevin Yanik Portable Plants & Equipment, portableplants.com September 2014 Brand-new horizontal grinders don’t come cheap. And it’s difficult to justify an investment in one if it’s going to sit idle for stretches throughout the year. This was Glenn Kafka’s logic as he explored …

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Feeding Frenzy

An Air Force housing demolition project is providing many reuse and recycling opportunities with help from a grinder that is hungry for material. By Daniel C. Brown Construction & Demolition Recycling, cdrecycler.com July, 2014 For Kevin Reese, sustainability is not just a buzzword. He …

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