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Visit Us At One of these Upcoming 2022 Conferences and Tradeshows!

January 24, 2022
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USCC Compost 2022 – Austin, TX Jan 24-27 – Booth 117compostconference.com We’ll be in Austin, ready to discuss a better way to process organics into high quality feedstock for compost and AD conversion. We hope to talk with you there – if you’re not attending, contact us now to learn how to streamline your organics…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments November 2021

November 15, 2021
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One of multiple loads going to a large furniture manufacturing plant in Vietnam to process plywood, OSB panel scrap/trim, skeletons, cut-outs, and scrap wood. The customized system includes a 3466 Horizontal Grinder with pivoting top case for easy maintenance access, powered feed roll, severe duty coil spring counterbalanced Infeed Conveyor/Vibrating Feeder with hopper extension, belt…

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Optimize Bark, Mulch, & Soil Processing

October 17, 2021
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Produce large volumes of mulch at lower costs with WSM Titan Grinders. Maximize fiber value with WSM Screens, Peat Moss Bale Breakers, & Coir Breakers Produce Large Volumes of Mulch – Low cost, low maintenance, high volume production with WSM’s Titan Horizontal and Vertical Grinders. Lower expenses and increase production Maximize Fiber Value – Get fast and effective…

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What is Organic Waste Recycling?

October 16, 2021
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Even in the usually evergreen Pacific Northwest, fall brings about plenty of leaves that need collecting. For most homeowners without a compost grinder, the most effective solution for disposing of leaves and other yard debris is green waste recycling. Every week, by rolling your compost bin to the curb for collection, you start the process…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments September 2021

September 14, 2021
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This Disc Screen is 72” wide and has 18 shaft assemblies to classify softwood sawdust or softwood chips at a packaging manufacturer in the West. A 4864 Vertical Grinder, with 115 lb. hammers, will operate with a 600 HP motor (customer supplied) to process approx. 17 green TPH of pre-hogged and pre-screened softwood bark and…

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Engineering Department Leadership Change

August 16, 2021
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After 10 years leading WSM’s engineering team, Brian Downs retired at the end of July. As Engineering Manager, Brian’s decades of experience in the wood products industry contributed to numerous product developments and improvements. We want to thank Brian for his dedication to advancing our engineering department while enhancing and expanding our product lines.  We…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments July 2021

July 14, 2021
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Vertical Grinder with 40” dia. x 64” wide rotor and our unique pivoting top case for easy maintenance access.  The Grinder will process pre-shredded material to an approx. 1.5” minus with a 500 HP motor at a large mulch supplier in the Midwest.  We supplied the support structure, maintenance access platform, and belt conveyor with…

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Retirements & Promotions in Parts & Service

May 26, 2021
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After more than 24 years of providing outstanding customer service, Dan Garrett is retiring at the end of June. Currently serving as Director of Parts & Service, Dan has emphasized a quick and knowledgeable response to our customers. We want to thank Dan for his dedication to expanding WSM’s Parts & Service department and wish…

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Kirk Morton – New WSM Chief Operating Officer

May 12, 2021
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WSM is pleased to announce Kirk Morton has joined our management team as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Morton will be focused on WSM’s strategic goals for growth, customer service, efficient operations, and product development for WSM’s Biomass and Wood Fiber processing machinery business.  He brings proven skills in building parts and service businesses,…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments May 2021

May 11, 2021
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WSM’s newly redesigned Oscillating Super Screener going to a sawmill in the Pacific Northwest to screen chips. The 10’ x 14’ screen has two decks to provide three products 4064 Vertical Grinder with support structure and access platform going to large mulch producer in the Midwest. The Grinder, operating with 500 HP motor, will produce…

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