Serving the North American forest industry for over 75 years

Head Office
8717 - 132nd Street
Surrey, British Columbia
Canada, V3W 4P1
Phone: (604) 522-3977

News & Events


Brunette in the News!

September 11th, 2020

For more than 75 years, Brunette Machinery has been supplying high quality, premium equipment to the North American forest industry.  We specialize in wood-processing and material handling systems, and provide custom engineered solutions to help customers get more from their mills.
See our SmartVIBE® Vibrating Conveyor write-up in the Dry End Production section of the August 2020 […]

See our New Ad in Timber Processing Magazine

September 9th, 2020

The July/August 2020 issue of Timber Processing  has arrived. Check out page 13 for our ad that features three of our heavy-duty machines, the Brunette Flare Butt Reducer, the CBI Grizzly Mill and the Brunette Drum Chipper.
The Brunette Flare Butt Reducer is designed to convert troublesome logs into high production and high recovery logs. By […]

Introducing the Brunette SmartVIBE® 5826 Vibrating Conveyor

July 8th, 2020

The Brunette SmartVIBE® is a unique and simple vibrating conveyor, designed for low cost maintenance and maximum up-time efficiencies. The patented design allows operators to change the conveyor speed by utilizing a Variable Speed Drive (VFD) to control the drive motor RPM which effects the conveyor stroke. An internal counterweight ensures optimal balance, even at […]

Change in Ownership Statement

July 8th, 2020

Brunette Machinery is delighted to announce that Kirk Forbes has successfully concluded a partner buyout to become the sole owner of the company, bringing Brunette back to its family business roots.
Brunette’s commitment to quality, performance and value will remain the same as the team continues to work together to build strong relationships and provide the […]

Have You Seen Our Latest Ad?

March 3rd, 2020

If you regularly read the Logging & Sawmill Journal you may have noticed our ad in the February 2020 issue. If you haven’t seen the new issue, you can read it online here. Check out page 11 for our ad that features three of our powerhouse machines, the Brunette Horizontal Chipper, the CBI Grizzly Mill […]

What’s in the Forecast for 2020?

February 13th, 2020

As softwoods industry companies are turning to automation and software to increase productivity, Kirk Forbes offered his insights into what may be in store for forestry product manufacturers this year.  Read his thoughts in the online version of the Equipment Forecasts for 2020 section of the January/February issue of Softwood Forest Products Buyer.
Want to see our […]

Georgia on My Mind — 2020 Wood BioEnergy / 2020 PELICE Conference & Expo

January 14th, 2020

The 2020 Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo will be held March 10-11 , 2020 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This show immediately precedes the Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE), which will be held at the same venue. Both events are supported by Wood Bioenergy and Panel […]

Going, Going, GONE!

December 12th, 2019

If you didn’t get a chance to see our CBI Magnum Force 5400SE-SA up close and personal at our Prince George facility, you may have missed your chance. We just sold that big machine!
But that doesn’t mean that you have missed the opportunity to buy one like it from us! We are now the North […]

The Last Show…

November 13th, 2019

We just returned from Tucson, Arizona where we attended the EWTA Info Fair, the premier supplier exhibition for companies to connect with North America’s leading engineered product manufacturers. It was a great event where we reconnected with old colleagues and made new connections. This show is the last one that Brunette is attending in 2019 […]

Two Minutes of Silence

November 7th, 2019

Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a moment of silence to honour and remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace. We remember the more than 2,300,000 Canadians who have served throughout our nation’s history and the more than 118,000 who […]