Posted by The ATA Team

Oct 22, 2018 4:02:53 PM

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Flotation Tires Drive Productivity in the Forest

Though the cutting and harvesting of timber is the primary concern of logging operations, the protection of the forest floor from heavy equipment is also a priority for forward-thinking operations. Increasingly large and powerful logging machinery could cause damage to the ground and rip up the root map, slowing the time it takes for the forest to regenerate, reducing the rate of biomass production (resulting in less income), and making landowners unhappy. Fortunately for loggers—and forests—the use of flotation forestry tires is a simple way to minimize compaction and rutting.


 
 
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Topics: ATG, Logging, Forestry, Forestry industry, Alliance Tire Americas, Flotation Tires, Primex Tires

Posted by The ATA Team

Aug 14, 2018 10:52:09 AM

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Primex Handles the Pressure of Today’s Logging Equipment

Compare a logging operation of today with those of the not-so-distant past and one thing is obvious—the machines on site have grown considerably in both size and power. While the need to increase operational productivity and efficiency is driving the adoption of larger, more powerful equipment, it is also presenting new challenges. Luckily, there’s a simple step operators can take to overcome these challenges and make the most of their tires (and, subsequently, their machines): check tire air pressure frequently. 

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Topics: Tire Inflation, Logging, Forestry, Forestry industry, Tire Maintenance, Blog, Primex Tires

Posted by The ATA Team

Jun 7, 2018 11:06:35 AM

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Thinning Pines and Padding Profits with Primex

Growing a stand of pine trees to economic maturity can take anywhere from 30 to 50 years, which makes timber growth for profit a long-term investment. One way that plantation managers are maximizing their investment in timber is by thinning their stands.

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Topics: Primex LogStomper, Logging, Forestry, logstomper, Forestry industry, Blog, Primex Tires

Posted by The ATA Team

Apr 27, 2018 4:26:28 PM

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Looking at the Future of the Forest

On April 10, 1872, the seeds of Arbor Day were sown in Nebraska, a state more commonly associated with prairies than forests, when J. Sterling Morton proposed the idea of a day dedicated to planting trees. A million trees were planted in that state on the first Arbor Day, and the success of the event led to the celebration of Arbor Day in all 50 states. However, when the topic of planting trees is discussed at Alliance Tire, our thoughts drift to the role delicate woodland soils and our tires play in the growth of trees.

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Topics: ATG, Alliance Tire Group, Primex LogStomper, Logging, Forestry, logstomper, Alliance, Forestry industry, Blog, Soil Compaction, Alliance Tire Americas

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Nov 10, 2017 12:32:20 PM

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Primex LogStomper Xtreme: Stomping Out Logging’s Toughest Problems

Perhaps no group faces a more challenging collection of problems than our forestry tire customers. If dilemmas such as a lack of labor, fluctuating markets and erratic weather weren’t enough, today’s loggers need to move huge, high-horsepower machinery into often-remote and difficult-to-access parts of the forest—and then they have to remove huge, heavy timber from the forest. To address these issues, ATG created the Primex LogStomper Extreme.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Americas, Forestry, Forestry industry, Logging, Primex Tires, Primex LogStomper