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


BMC-Prince George News

December 1st, 2020

Brunette Machinery Prince George Division has had a busy and productive year. As 2020 draws to a close, we would like to share some highlights from their Year in Review newsletter.

Rick DeGans retires

Rick DeGans Retires after 46 Years!Rick began his career at Brunette as a machinist in April, 1974. One of Brunette’s longest serving staff […]

There’s Still Time!

November 20th, 2020

Our Parts & Service Department’s Fall Promo is on until Monday, November 30, 2020! Take advantage of our Promo Pricing on Tool Cylinder Clevis Pins for Kodiak Debarkers – Models: 622, 627, 636. For details see the Promo Flyer [opens a pdf] and call our Parts & Service Department to order yours!

Brunette BioSizer Goes to High Level

September 29th, 2020

Tolko Industries and Pinnacle Renewable Energy have partnered to build a $64 million wood pellet plant at Tolko’s sawmill in High Level, Alberta.

The Northern Pellet Limited Partnership is an equal-owned venture operated by Pinnacle with Tolko providing the raw material for the pellet production. The Partnership expects to have a production capacity of […]

BMC Prince George’s A-Team — Building Solutions

September 29th, 2020

When wood-processing equipment breaks down, mills grind to a halt. The result? Lost revenue, lost production, and lost hours. In the lumber industry, machinery repairs must be done quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
Luckily for one of our northern customers, our Prince George machine shop’s A-Team understands that speed and efficiency are essential to keeping production lines […]

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.
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