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Starting the New Year with Tigercat

2018.12.21

EkoNivaTekhnika-Holding has become a Tigercat dealer in Russia.

By Darya DENISOVA

Tigercat, a world-renowned company, specialises in the design and manufacture of tree harvesting systems. The manufacturing plants aresituated in Canada. The company is establishing a dealer network all over
the world.

‘We are very happy to welcome EkoNiva to the Tigercat dealer network’, comments Matt Roberts, Tigercat Sales Manager for Europe and Russia. ‘The company’s vast experience and proven record in customer support combined with their operational excellence as a leading heavy equipment dealer in the Russian Federation is an outstanding match for our products. We are confident that forestry customers in EkoNiva’s area of responsibility will see a great benefit in adding Tigercat products to their fleet with the support of EkoNiva’s technicians and the widespread service centre network.’

The first Tigercat machinery units will be introduced in 2019 at EkoNivaSibir and Kirov branch of EkoNiva Tekhnika. The dealership centres will be responsible for the supply, maintenance and repair
of the units.

‘We are excited to introduce Tigercat to our customers’, comments Bjoerne Drechsler, First Deputy Managing Director of EkoNivaTekhnika-Holding. ‘Our choice of Tigercat is based on the premium quality of the forestry equipment and excellent reputation as a customer-driven company with extensive engineering expertise.’

Tigercat offers a full range of tree-length logging equipment and forest harvesting systems. The Tigercat 855E feller buncher and the 625E six-wheel drive skidder will soon be launched onto the Russian market.

‘The Tigercat 855E is a high- performance, fuel-efficient feller buncher for larger diameter timber equipped with a comfortable and ergonomic operator’sstation’, comments Artyom Shilov, Representative of Tigercat in Russia. ‘Another novelty that will be introduced to the Russian market is the Tigercat 625E skidder built for extreme terrain and high production logging operations. Ideal applications include very soft or steep terrain, long distance skidding, oversized logs.’

EkoNivaTekhnika-Holding is also planning to sell cut-to-length logging equipment — the H845D Harvester, the 570 Felling Saw and the 1075C Forwarder.

Tigercat is heavily focused on engineering and manufacturing the world’s best forestry machinery, emphasising safety, durability, reliability, operator ergonomics, efficiency, high performance and a long useful life.