Ask A Heavy Equipment Specialist

If You Don't List Exclusively, You Might Be Losing Money

Posted on: May 29, 2018 - 08:00 AM | Market Trends
Much like with a real estate agent listing a home, some heavy equipment brokers may ask that you list your product with them exclusively for a period of time. While it may seem like a better idea to list your equipment in a variety of places, this is most often not the case. Why? Broker competition reduces your equipment’s price Brokers who take exclusive listings take accountability. They are motivated to work harder to sell your equipment quickly because they have a greater opportunity to receive a commission for doing so. In addition, listing your machine in more than one... More

Going Green Means More Green For You

Posted on: May 14, 2018 - 07:00 AM | Market Trends
The Green Movement is much more than a trend and has transformed society’s priorities. Today, over 41% of consumers prefer to buy products and services from companies they perceive as “sustainable.” This changing customer demand has led many businesses to incorporate “green” business practices to increase revenues.   Recycling means business - From 1968 to 2011, recycling revenues grew from $4.6 billion to a staggering $236 billion, a growth of 5,100%. The number of people employed in the recycling industry has increased from 79,000 in the l... More

Storm Debris Clean Up for Grinders, Chippers and Screeners

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017 - 12:15 PM | Market Trends
Most grinders are used for processing large woody material, such as trees from land-clearing projects or storm debris, into a smaller product, such as mulch or compost, that can be resold. Wood grinding is also excellent for decreasing construction and demolition (C&D) wood waste, which makes up 40-50% of the construction waste stream headed to landfills.1  As well as disaster and storm clean up use. In addition to wood grinding, there are other materials that are able to be recycled/ground which offer an opportunity for grinder owners to diversify and expand their business beyo... More

Market Trends for the Tub and Horizontal Grinder Industry

Posted on: Jun 09, 2017 - 09:15 AM | Market Trends
A market trend is the general tendency or direction in which something tends to move. The overall direction in wood waste recycling is towards growth and expansion. Many separate, but related, industries such as logging, construction, and agribusiness are heading toward recovery—which leads to greater opportunity in wood grinding. According to the IBIS World Industry Reports, which provide insight and analysis on U.S. industries, many wood-related enterprises have already begun to make a comeback. Chipping and Grinding Equipment Manufacturing is predicted to g... More

How to Prevent Erosion of Cleared Land with Mulching Equipment (Tub & Horizontal Grinders), Machines & Parts Supply

Posted on: Apr 05, 2017 - 06:00 AM | Market Trends
Erosion Can Ruin the Value of Land Clearing land for construction, home and commercial development, or simply for safety, often requires the removal of large trees, brush, and undergrowth.  Yet, simply stripping the land can leave it vulnerable to erosion and pollution.  Leaving underbrush isn’t a good option, and laying sod can be expensive and impractical in many circumstances.  Also, if you’re working in the south in the summer, grass often refuses to grow or stays brown and ugly.  There is a better option: Mulching.  Not only does mulching solve the is... More