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Mohawk Valley Materials Inc. , based in Rome, N.Y., and its satellite office in Freeport, Fla., found the machine that was a perfect fit for its operations in the Florida Panhandle. The machine was such a good match that it just bought a second from Great Southern Equipment (GSE).

Shawn Abler has been climbing and cutting trees for almost his entire life. But it's only lately that, when he and his brother Travis go to work, they draw a crowd. "We usually have people coming to watch us work every day," he said. And he understands the attraction.

For four generations, the Weinstein family has been steadily expanding its capabilities to provide recycling services to the lower mainland of British Columbia. Founded by Isadore Weinstein in 1952, Allied Salvage Metals has evolved through several changes in location and equipment.

The group of students with many different company names on the shirts are all gathered close to the green machine where their instructor has opened a side hatch to demonstrate some key service points. The group talks casually with questions for the instructors, while they each share some of their personal experiences from the field.

After 70 years in the scrap metals business, John Zubick Limited recently continued its ongoing quest for diversification with a new line of non-ferrous processing. The family firm, now in its third generation, has a history of exploring new ideas and business opportunities, and for investing in new equipment to put their ideas into action.

Howell Tractor & Equipment, a Midwestern heavy equipment distributor, recently hosted a demonstration of its Sennebogen 718 E series tree handler. The event, held at the picturesque Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle, Ill., was the first opportunity for tree care professionals in the area to see the machine, in action, up close.

Past the piles of new scrap, the latest addition to the equipment fleet of Scholz Recycling GmbH is making its way through the yard's storage areas, on its way to the day's first work site. The Sennebogen green 835 M E Series material handler will start its day by unloading trucks and sorting the material.

Sennebogen has been making a big impact in the arboriculture industry with its 718 M purpose-built tree care handler. Described as a "game-changer" by tree care specialists, the 718 is reported by users to achieve up to 10-fold increases in production in applications from thinning urban woodlots to roadside maintenance.

The Czech recycling company OZO Ostrava s.r.o. , recently commissioned a new line for processing pre-pressed plastic bales. At the heart of the line is a Sennebogen 818 M powered by an eGreen electric drive. Delivered in September 2018, the new 818 "green machine" fits right in with the other equipment on OZO's 22 acre premises.

Originating in 1902 as a mining operation, digging sand and gravel from pits in Neckarsulm, family-owned Freyer Hafenlogistik now towers over the skyline with its new Sennebogen 870 E unloading ships at the inland river port of Germersheim. Port logistics have become the focus of business for Freyer Hafenlogistik since the business began its diversification plan in Germersheim in 1969.

Building on the tree care industry's reception of the 718 M handler, Sennebogen has introduced the 718 R-HD, a track mounted model of the same purpose-built machine. The 718 R-HD delivers all the popular features of the 718 M, trading in the rubber tired undercarriage for crawler tracks.