Maximize finished fiber value while reducing operating costs with WSM's rugged and reliable metering, cleaning, conveying, screening, and grinding equipment. WSM is your choice for Wood Hogs, Bark Hogs and Wood Grinders.

Industry Specific information

  • Reduce handling, labor, and energy requirements

  • Faster, easier, and more reliable bark and mulch processing at the highest volumes

  • Streamline your process and lower your operating costs

  • Easily adapt to various incoming feedstocks with field-proven mulch and soil prep and processing equipment

Materials Processed

Such a diverse industry means a large variety of feedstock may need to be processed. Bark, wood chips, grass clippings, wood debris, yard debris, mulch, sawdust, coir, and peat moss - just to name a few.

You need equipment designed to process your specific incoming material and produce the finished product to your specifications. Count on WSM's industry experience and the complete line of bark and mulch grinding, mulch and bark screening, wood Hogs, bark Hogs, wood grinders, and processing equipment; as well as complete bark processing systems to help you produce the finished product your business needs.

Equipment Used

Be confident that you are getting the right machine to process your material with the most complete line of equipment available.

There is no one machine that is right for every job. Tell us about your unique application and we'll configure a machine or system for your operation. WSM offers Horizontal Hogs/Grinders, Vertical Hogs/Grinders, Shredders including our massive Super Shredder, Hammermills, Disc Scalping Screens, Oscillating Screens, Trommel Screens, Vibrating Screens/Conveyor, Chain Metering Bins/Bulk Feeders, Coir Breakers and Fluffers, and Peat Moss Bale Breakers.

Our dedicated engineering staff can help you configure a landscape mulch grinder, landscape mulch screen or complete mulch and bark processing system including metal removal, conveyors, and maintenance access platforms. 

Industry Challenges

Lowering the "per ton" processing costs starts with reduced handling, labor, and energy requirements. Lower maintenance costs and increased up-time play a vital role in increasing productivity and further lowering costs. A consistently sized end product that meets your unique specifications is necessary to maximize finished product value.  To satisfy these requirements, the most rugged, reliable machinery is required.

The ability to remove plastic contaminants from soil for compost. Producing consistently sized product for mulch and screening options to further maximize fiber value. Deconstructing compressed peat moss bales and increasing recovery. Deconstructing and hydrating coir blocks. These are a few examples of the innovative solutions WSM has provided to the industry. From low volume producers to the highest capacity requirements, we are here to help. WSM's partnership approach will ensure you get the right Grinder, Screen, Bale Breaker, or fully integrated system to get the job done.

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WSM Vertical Feed Grinder in the field

WSM Solution

Working with industry-leading producers for decades, we understand mulch and soil processing needs to be reliable, less labor-intensive and more profitable. Take our revolutionary stationary electric high capacity mulch processing system. This fully integrated system is fast and efficient delivering unrivaled results in the most demanding applications. Lowering your "per ton" processing cost by reducing handling, labor, and energy requirements. Load the Chain Metering Bin and let the system go to work! The massive Titan Trommel Screen means only one trommel to feed, shortening loader cycle time, and increasing production. Maximize fiber value with Titan Horizontal or Vertical Grinders. System integration, project management, and start-up assistance available.

Soil prep is easier with our revolutionary Peat Moss Bale Breaker and Fluffer, as well as enhanced Coir Breaker. The Peat Moss Bale Breaker effectively deconstructs compressed bales to increase recovery. The Fluffer further breaks up the peat, fluffing it prior to hydration. The Coir Breaker deconstructs and processes compressed coir blocks - pallet loads at a time - and hydrates - all in one operation

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Let us help you find the right machine for your application. Submit this form to our applications experts for fast, no obligation answers to your questions.

See Our Machines In Action

WSM Titan Trommel Screens processing mulch in the field

Discover the WSM Difference

With some of the industry’s highest processing volumes, West Salem’s line of Bark/Mulch/Soil machinery offers the perfect solution for streamlining your production process and lowering your operational costs.

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Whether you are in the Biomass / Recycling / Green Waste / Wood / Agricultural or other processing industry, West Salem provides the type of innovation our customer’s thrive on.