Stephenson Equipment and Bandit are inviting customers, contractors and friends who have an interest in chippers and stump grinders to the 2019 Bandit Day celebration. The event will take place at Stephenson's location on Unionville Road in Prospect, Pa., (formerly Walsh Equipment), on Aug.

Bandit now offers extending Kesla loaders with radio remote controls on its Intimidator 21XP hand-fed chippers, giving land-clearing professionals, tree care companies and right-of-way contractors a powerful all-in-one tool to dispose of limbs and even whole trees.

Morbark LLC, a leading manufacturer of forestry, biomass, tree care, sawmill and wood recycling equipment, is now offering the iQ-View Smart Controller on its 3.0L gas engines for the Beever M12R, M12D and M12RX models. The iQ-View, produced by Industrial Electronic Controls (IEC), is a smart display and controller that presents engine and machine parameters to the operator as well as controls the chipper's auto-feed function.

A man was killed while using a wood chipper to trim trees in Richfield, Minn., May 16. Bill Pipes, a 51-year-old employee of Victory Tree Service was completing a two-day tree removal job in a neighborhood when a metal piece of the wood shredder he was using flew off and hit him in the back of the head, Fox 9 reported.

Peterson Pacific Corp. , a manufacturer of wood grinding and chipping machines, announced the introduction of the Peterson 3310B drum chipper. “The new-3310B drum chipper is smaller and lighter than our previous model, but still packs impressive performance.

Vermeer continues to expand its line of gas chippers with the introduction of the BC1800XL gas brush chipper — its largest, most powerful gas model to-date. Sharing the same performance qualities as its diesel counterpart, the new Vermeer BC1800XL gas brush chipper is the right machine for large-diameter chipping jobs, ranging from land clearing to tree care operations.

Peterson Pacific Corp. announced the latest Peterson product Sept. 13. The stationary, electric Peterson 5050H Delimber Debarker Disc Chipper produces high-quality low bark content chips for wood pulp and pellets, processing whole trees in one continuous operation.

The National Joint Power Alliance (NJPA) has awarded Morbark, LLC, with a four-year contract to provide NJPA members with grounds maintenance equipment. The contract, which officially began Aug. 18, also covers related attachments, accessories and services.

The arrival of the Albach self-propelled mobile chipper is quickly revolutionizing the way North American tree service operators, municipalities and even biomass companies go about their business. With travel speeds of 45 mph, the Albach Diamant 2000 can be driven on local and state highways from job to job, even hundreds of miles apart.

The DH 812 LD mobile chipper has been on a roadshow throughout Switzerland. Together with their sales partner, Contena-Ochsner AG, the chipper conquered the Swiss mountains and gained the respect of numerous contractors in the forestry industry. In the course of a week, the specialist chipper sales team and employees of Contena-Ochsner AG headed for timer storage facilities in Switzerland and presented the DH 812 LD chipper in action.

Vermeer has extended its whole tree chipper product line with the introduction of the WC2500TX tracked whole tree chipper. The WC2500TX offers the same performance and compact design as the recently released WC2500XL whole tree chipper by Vermeer, but is equipped with a tracked undercarriage to aid in maneuverability in the woods and on tough landclearing sites.