Eugene, Oregon-based Papé Machinery becomes exclusive Morbark dealer in California, will also manage machinery manufacturer's Chino parts depot

WINN, MICHIGAN , November 30, 2011 (press release) – Morbark has signed an agreement with Papé Machinery, a respected Morbark forestry and recycling dealer for almost 20 years, to expand its territory to include southern California. The expansion, effective December 2011, will add the remainder of the state to an already well-established territory in northern and central California, as well as Washington, Oregon and western Nevada.

Additionally, Papé Machinery will manage the parts depot in Chino, Calif., formerly maintained by Morbark directly.

With 70 years of experience serving the construction and forestry industries, Papé has excellent product support, extensive equipment and parts inventories, and a reputation for customer service. “With Papé’s decades of experience and expertise with Morbark products, the expansion of their territory will be of incredible benefit to our customers in southern California,” Chris Edmonds, Morbark Western Region Industrial Sales Manager, said. “Our goal is to have the industry’s best customer support, delivered locally by the most knowledgeable and reputable dealers. Papé Machinery meets the high standards we have set.”

About Papé Machinery:
Papé Machinery Inc. provides sales, rental, parts, and service for construction, forestry, agricultural and turf equipment in Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, California and Northwestern Nevada. Papé Machinery has nine Washington locations, six Oregon locations, seven California locations, three Idaho locations and one Nevada location. Papé Machinery is headquartered in Eugene, Ore., and is part of The Papé Group Inc. Visit

About Morbark:
Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Mich., has been innovating and manufacturing durable, high- performance equipment for the forestry, recycling, tree care, sawmill and biomass markets for more than 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 whole tree and waste wood chippers, flails, brush chippers, horizontal and tub grinders, sawmill equipment, material handling systems and more. Visit

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