Category Forest Machinery

These are the nominations in the category "forest machinery". An expert Jury is going to choose the winner(s) of this category. The award ceremony will take place on 9 June at 6 p.m. on the stage of the Forst & Holz marketplace. 

Work safety / Ergonomics

PONSSE BUFFALO Active Frame (Wahlers Forsttechnik GmbH & PONSSE OY, Finnland,
Stand-No. B2-395)

Thanks to the new 3-piece chassis, which has an actively leveled bogie axle that is located in free-floating fashion in the front end, the cab is always kept in a horizontal position, even when the ground surface is highly irregular.


Eschlböck Biber Powertruck mobile chipper (Eschlböck Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Stand-No. A1-740)

New mobile chipper concept with a motor for driving / chipping operation. The engine power is used entirely for chipping; four-wheel-drive up to 80 km / h is possible. Moving the mobile chipper from the operating location is very easy due to the high degree of maneuverability and the low wheel spacing.

HEM 821 DQ Cobra hybrid mobile chipper (JENZ GmbH Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau, Stand-No. A1-845)

The Cobra is a self-powered mobile chipper with only one workstation for driving and chipping. It combines the advantages of self-powered forestry equipment with the economy of a series production truck.

BRUKS 1006 mobile chipper with combined drum (Waldburg Forstmaschinen GmbH, Stand-No. B3-070)

The Bruks 1006 is a new large chipper with a newly developed 1000 mm combined drum with a closed design. It is optimized for energy efficiency and high wood chip quality.

Felling / Hauling of wood

HERZOG  SYNCHROWINCH  MW500 external traction winch (Herzog Forsttechnik AG, Stand-No. B2-335)

Novel 3-winch principle. Two dynamic anchor winches and a traction winch are combined on a mobile machine to significantly increase functionality and safety. Moreover, the winch has an innovative safety concept.

Pfanzelt PS RH - 1135/5 felling crawler (PM Pfanzelt Maschinenbau GmbH, Stand-No. B1-500)

Due to its compact dimensions, low weight, low center of gravity and the adjustable drive width, the Pfanzelt felling crawler can be used very flexibly under a wide variety of conditions, such as for advance supply or for safety felling. It can be transported using a car trailer or in a van.

GPD/GDK forestry trailer series - KRPAN GP12 D forestry trailer with GD 8,4K crane (Pisek-Vitli Krpan d.o.o., Stand-No. B7-430)

A new haulage trailer with a hydraulic, continuously adjustable bogie axle chassis that can be operated from the tractor seat without tools. This is used to adjust the vertical load on the drawbar when working and for transportation on public roads.

WF trac 2460 4x4 S & 6x6 S specialized forestry tractors (Werner Forst & Industrietechnik, Stand-No. B6-285)

New specialized forestry tractors with automated steering system combination of Ackerman and articulated steering. The machine is thus very agile and does not cause much damage to the substrate. It also has been approved for 50 km / h on public roads.

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