Terex buys Woodsman chipper company
July 25, 2011
By Terex Corporation
25, 2011, Westport, CT – Terex Corporation has entered the wood chipper
business through the acquisition of Woodsman LLC, a Michigan-based manufacturer
of wood processing equipment.
Woodsman product lines will be integrated into the Materials Processing segment
of Terex, which is involved in the crushing and screening industry globally.
The business has a comprehensive line of hand-fed chippers as well a portfolio
of biomass chippers.
will be using a number of well-developed distribution channels to make sure
that the particular needs of customers for both hand-fed and biomass chippers
are met effectively. The business will be showing its Terex Woodsman 440
biomass chipper, which is equipped with a 50 inch (127 cm) diameter by 45 inch
(114 cm) wide full pocket cutting drum, at the upcoming International
Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville,
Kentucky, in October. A month later the Terex Woodsman 730 will be exhibited at
the Tree Care Show in Hartford, Connecticut, a compact hand-fed machine for
customers seeking a compact chipping solution.
addition of Woodsman’s products provides a great opportunity to extend the
capabilities of Terex Materials Processing into the adjacent businesses of wood
processing and recycling,” says Kieran Hegarty, materials processing president.
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