Morbark adds forestry equipment specialist B & G Equipment to dealer network, covering all of Mississippi, select counties in Tennessee

WINN, Michigan , July 19, 2010 (press release) – B & G Equipment, specializing in forestry equipment, parts and service, is now the authorized dealer of Morbark industrial equipment in all of Mississippi and select counties in Tennessee.

In business for over 30 years, B & G is based in Philadelphia, Mississippi and has branches in Iuka, Magnolia and Hattiesburg. The company, founded by loggers W. J. Bates & Donald Grantham, Jr., has a special understanding of loggers and their needs.

Current owner W.J. Bates comments, “We are very pleased with Morbark’s hands-on management, dealer support, and innovative engineering designs. By carrying the Morbark line of chippers and grinders, we think we can offer our forestry customers an outstanding opportunity to grow their businesses.”

"We are impressed with B & G’s commitments to their customers’ successes," adds John Foote, VP of Sales and Marketing at Morbark. "They provide a high level of professionalism with a real family atmosphere. We’re confident the B & G and Morbark partnership will provide the highest level of value to the wood processing customers in their area."

About B & G Equipment: B & G Equipment has a massive parts inventory as well as a cutting-edge service department that is Cummins Tier III certified. In addition to Morbark, they offer sales, parts, and service for Tigercat, Fuchs, McClendon, Blount, Prentice, Rotobec, CTR and CSI. More information is available at

About Morbark: Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Michigan has been innovating and manufacturing durable, high performance equipment for the forestry, recycling, tree care, bio-energy and sawmill markets for over 50 years. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process, and convert wood and other organic materials into valuable, useful and profitable products. The company produces a full line of flails, disk and drum style whole tree chippers, brush chippers, horizontal and tub grinders and more. Visit to learn more.

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