Brunette Machinery Co. Inc. announced that Kirk Forbes has concluded the purchase of shares from his business partners and is now the sole owner of Brunette, which is celebrating more than 75 years in supplying the wood products business.
This move brings the company back to its family roots. Forbes continues as President and CEO as he leads the company into the next era.
“We are in a great position to capitalize on our growth potential both organically, and through strategic acquisitions and partnerships,” Forbes says.
Brunette is well known for its expertise in debarkers, hogs and chippers. Recently, Brunette has developed new wood processing machinery such as the Retract-to-Load (RTL) Log Singulator, BioSizer high speed grinder, SmartVIBE conveyor, Whole Log Micro Chipper and Veneer Chipper.
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