Second Tigercat Skidder Helps California Logger Boost Productivity
Hunter Creek Contracting harvests white fir, cedar, and ponderosa pine in Northern California. Owner Logan Taylor recently added a new Tigercat 632H grapple skidder from Bejac to his equipment fleet. He says that it’s helped boost his productivity from 15 or 16 loads per day to between 25 and 30 loads per day. His ability to harvest large volumes of wood is influenced most by investing in and maintaining high quality equipment, along with his dedicated crew. His company currently owns two skidders, a buncher, a loader, and a processor.
Bejac Is Now Distributing Astec's Peterson Equipment Line
Astec has named Bejac its authorized dealer for Peterson forestry and environmental recycling equipment in California and Arizona. The Peterson equipment that is now available through Bejac includes: horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, chain flail debarkers, blower trucks, and wood waste processing machines. Bejac will also have these machines for rent and will carry their parts and provide all maintenance and repair services they need.
Astec Industries is a leading manufacturer for equipment used in a wide range of industries, including road building, aggregate and wood processing, concrete production equipment, and more.
California Logging Company Relies on Tigercat for Wildfire Salvage
D.L. Stoy Logging Co. salvages logs and constructs roads after massive forest fires in Northern California. They handle about 25 million board feet of harvested wood every year and deliver 30-40 loads a day to five different sawmills. They use the Tigercat LH855E harvester equipped with a Tigercat 568 harvesting head to process large volumes of wood and plan to expand their fleet of Tigercat machines through Bejac as their business expands.
Bejac Provides a Large Scale Logging Company with Tigercat Equipment
Based in California, J&R Logging has grown from a small company to a large scale harvesting, site preparation, and road building operation. Annually they handle about 50 million board feet of harvested timber, 1,200-1,500 acres of post harvest site preparation, and 100 miles of newly built or reconstructed road. To help complete this large volume of work, they have purchased two 620H skidders, one LH855E harvester, an LS855E shovel logger and an LX830E feller buncher from since Bejac started carrying Tigercat equipment in 2020.
West-Tech Construction Brings a Research Center/Retail Hub to Life
West-Tech Construction was awarded the job of constructing the San Diego Research and Development District (RaDD). In order to complete the job efficiently, they relied on their fleet of Link-Belt excavators, ranging from a smaller 75 X3 Spin Ace to the large 750 X4, and they depended on Bejac for comprehensive parts and service support.
The project required removing close to 100,000 yd3 of material, which equates to about 7,000 truck loads. Once completed, the district will provide 1.7 million ft2 of laboratory, office, and retail space, as well as three acres of green space.
Bejac Is Now a Dealer for Shuttlewagon Railcar Movers
Bejac is now the authorized Shuttlewagon dealer for California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Both diesel and electric railcar movers from Shuttlewagon are available through Bejac, along with rentals, plus maintenance and repair service.
A division of Wabtec Corporation, Shuttlewagon is a leading manufacturer of railcar handling solutions.
CASS Oakland Strives to Be the Best in Class
They embrace new technologies with Liebherr equipment from Bejac
Long time Bejac customer, Custom Alloy Scrap Sales (CASS), believes in investing in "best in class" tools. CASS CEO Edward Kangeter IV and Bejac President Ron Barlet talk about the advantages of this strategy in a short video that highlights the recent delivery of a Liebherr LH60 Material Handler to their Oakland facility. Kangeter researched multiple options before choosing Liebherr and Bejac. Ultimately, he selected them, because their goals and ethics matched those of his company.
Bejac Supplied Equipment for a Large Demolition Job
Resource Environmental worked closely with Bejac to clear out large sections of a facility that manufactured parts for Boeing. Removing its equipment and fixtures was expected to be very difficult.
Bejac recommended using a Link-Belt 245 X4 excavator equipped with the Genesis GXT 225R mobile shear. With this combination Resource Environmental removed all the manufacturing fixtures faster than would have been possible with traditional demolition methods. The result? They completed the process in just six months.
Ron Barlet Elected 2020 AED Chairman
Ron Barlet, President of Bejac Corporation, has been elected to chair the
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) 2020 Board of Directors. The
announcement was made at AED's annual Summit Meeting & CONDEX
held January 14 – 17 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, attended by
1,690 distributors, manufacturers, and service providers.
Founded in 1919, AED is an international trade association representing
companies involved in the distribution, rental and support of equipment
used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation, agriculture and
industrial applications. Bejac has been a member of the association for
Photo: Larry Glynn, past AED Chairman, welcomes Ron Barlet as chairman of the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) 2020 Board of Directors.
Bejac Named Triple Crown Dealer by Link-Belt
The LBX Triple Crown Dealer Award recognizes Link-Belt dealers who consistently demonstrate a "customers first" approach in their territory. Link-Belt's most prestigious award, the Triple Crown, only goes to dealers who deliver exceptional customer support and is measured in terms of sales performance, parts performance, and customer support excellence. Bejac was one of five dealers to receive this honor in 2020.
Equipment World Names Bejac a Finalist for the 2019 Big Iron Dealer Award
Bejac Corporation has been named as one of five finalists in Equipment World’s 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year Award. This award recognizes dealers from across the country for excellence in meeting customer needs, employing new technology, and addressing the parts and service requirements of today’s contractors. The Executive Editor at Equipment World, Tom Jackson, visited Bejac’s headquarters in August to present the company with a plaque recognizing them as one of the finalists for 2019.
Bejac Sponsored Second Forestry Challenge
Bejac sponsored the 2018-2019 Forestry Challenge Championship. California high school students participated in a four day, hands on forestry education program to expose them to the opportunities for careers in natural resources and to learn the importance of forests in our ecosystem. The Kinland Forest was the setting for 62 students from 13 schools to collect data, then complete a ﬁeld test to assess their forestry knowledge.
Link-Belt Helps Restore California after FiresConstruction Equipment Guide, January 2019
Dragon Demolition asked Bejac for equipment to clean up after California’s devastating Carr wildfire. Bejac knew exactly what was needed: Link-Belt’s 350 X4 excavator cleared debris fast, while the nimble 80 X3 Spin Ace and Versi Pro 7 shear made short work of fallen cables—66 miles of it!
Las Vegas Demolition Depends on BejacCalifornia Builder & Engineer, December 2018
Las Vegas Demolition and Environmental Services recently asked Bejac for assistance in tearing down the three story, steel framed Smith and Wollensky Steak House. Aware that this was a compact worksite, Bejac supplied three Link-Belt excavators and thumb attachments, which were efficient in not just tearing down the building but also in organizing the rubble for proper disposal and recycling. LVDE witnessed first hand the efficiency and safety features of the Link-Belt machines, as well as the effectiveness and versatility of Bejac’s technical expertise and on-site assistance to help keep all construction projects on time and on budget.
TimberPro Fights Hillside Forest FiresThe Sacramento Bee, June 2018
Bejac recently joined the U.S. Forest Service and Cal Fire in Sacramento to show how the
TimberPro helps fight forest fires on steep inclines and in other extreme conditions where traditional
This machine grinds fallen branches, stumps, leaves, and other refuse into a fine soil that feeds the forest, rather than potential flames, keeping mountaintops and hillsides safe from errant embers.
Watch the video to see how the TimberPro is uniquely suited for forest fire suppression.
Watch Bejac Excavators Take Down LA's Iconic Sixth
Downtown Los Angeles recently witnessed the controlled demolition of the historic Sixth Street Viaduct. Over a period of 40 hours, the famed US 101 Freeway was off limits while Silverado Constructors used Bejac's Link-Belt Excavators to help safely remove the road and support columns.
Vegas Gets a Makeover with Help
from Bejac Excavators
In the ever changing landscape of Las Vegas, Nevada, it is never long before the old is brought down to make way for something new. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of Bejac Excavators taking down the Riviera Hotel parking garage.
Link-Belt's Pink Excavator Helps Dig for a Cure
LBX Company is proud to support the Komen mission by increasing awareness, promoting screening, providing educational materials and raising money to support breast cancer research.
Photo courtesy of Link-Belt
Bejac Corporation's Success Story Featured in
Construction Equipment Guide
How does a company transform from planning its liquidation to growing its revenues by $50 million? CEG asked Ron Barlet to talk about the Bejac Corporation's dramatic makeover under his leadership over the past 30 years.
Clearing the Way for Apple’s New HQ with Bejac
When Apple announced it would be constructing its new headquarters in Cupertino, California, only one thing stood in its way: the old Hewlett-Packard campus that had been vacant for over two years. It didn't last long though, as Bejac Excavators were on hand to help clear the way for the future.
Screenshot courtesy of AppleInsider