Barko Hydraulics (Barko) has announced a new dealer for the sales and support of Barko’s full line of forestry equipment covering the state of Missouri, Ozark Machinery Co. (Ozark Machinery) in West Plains, Mo. Ozark Machinery has been an experienced logging and sawmill supplier since 1972, offering a wide range of new and used machinery, parts and technical service; with Barko the company will put a special emphasis on Barko’s line of utility loaders.
“For almost 50 years, we’ve worked hard to provide our customers with the highest quality products specifically built to meet their needs,” comments Jeff Barber, owner and president of Ozark Machinery. “We’re proud to move forward with Barko as they have been a key player in the industry for many years.”
U.S. softwood lumbermen are not as bullish about their lumber business situation as they were a year ago, but they’re still upbeat and capital expenditure projects are in full force, according to Timber Processing’s annual 2022 U.S. Sawmill Operations & Capital Expenditures Survey…
U.S. single-family housing starts in April dipped 7.3% from March to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.1 million, but multi-family starts (five units or more) shot up 16.8% over March to 612,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new…
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has reappointed George Emmerson, J.D. Hankins II, Brian Luoma and Brad Thorlakson to serve second terms on the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) Board of Directors. He has also appointed past Director Marc…
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