Nearly 200 Customers, Guests Attend Live Equipment Demo

Loggers from around the upper Midwest were invited to watch John Deere harvesters, Feller bunchers, forwarders and skidders work in unison.

📅   Fri October 23, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Dwight and Luis Yoder and Jason Whitaker of Nortrax in front of the John Deere 803MH with Waratah 622B head.
(L-R): Dwight and Luis Yoder and Jason Whitaker of Nortrax in front of the John Deere 803MH with Waratah 622B head.
(L-R): Dwight and Luis Yoder and Jason Whitaker of Nortrax in front of the John Deere 803MH with Waratah 622B head. Jon Takosky, John Deere Forestry Equipment (third from left), shows the John Deere 648L grapple skidder to the guys from Jim Collins Logging. (L-R) are Dillon Hollon, Mark Gain, Jim Collins, Mike Dowd and Daniel Perrow. (L-R): Ken Knauf, Nortrax; Tom Wilson; and Butch Knauf of Nortrax enjoy the great weather for the live cut event. Dennis Rosa, mayor of Crandon, Wis., stops by the live cut event and says hello to Ben Richmond, CFO, Nortrax and Andy McMillion and Karen Kroeplin, both of Nortrax. (L-R): Greg Terzinski, Gerry Schwartz, Bill Dennison, all of Mihalko Land & Logging and Ben Parson of FISTA?(forest industry safety training alliance) register for the live cut event. (L-R): Shawn Collins of Shawn Collins Logging; Scott Lippens, Nortrax; Brady McIntee of McIntee Harvesting; and Mike Meddaugh of Meddaugh Enterprises inspect the John Deere 1110E eight wheel forwarder. (L-R): Steve Anderson of Steve Anderson Forrest Products; John Oman, Jacobson Logging; and Randy and Jim Mylchreest, both of Nortrax gather around the John Deere 415 head. Jason Flannery (fifth from right) Blackwell Job Corp. brought some students from the nearby Blackwell training facility to the live cut event to see how the John Deere forestry equipment operates. The Balckwell Job Corp. teaches students from inner cities

Nearly 200 customers and guests attended the live equipment demonstration held on Oct. 7 at the Crandon International Off Road Raceway in Crandon, Wis. Loggers from around the upper Midwest were invited to watch John Deere harvesters, Feller bunchers, forwarders and skidders work in unison and watch operators show off their productivity and efficiency in the woods. Product seminars on topics such as machine optimization, bar and chain maintenance and head automation were offered and allowed loggers to obtain SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) credits.

Nortrax, John Deere forestry specialist and Morbark representatives were on hand to answer questions and provide in-depth machine walk-arounds and tours of the equipment. Lunch was served under a big tent in the woods. The Crandon International Off Road Raceway grounds provided the perfect setting for a live equipment demo on a beautiful autumn day.

For more information, visit www.nortrax.com.