Forestry (Track Type Tractor)

The modern towing winch traces its origin to the advent of mechanized logging in North America in the 1920s, when horse logging was unable to skid the enormous logs of the western forests. Hyster Corporation, based in Portland, Oregon, developed what became the industry-standard crawler-mounted towing winch in 1929, and descendents of those original Hyster winches are still manufactured today in Oregon.

Due to the size and density of the logs in the tropical forest, the dozer with winch is often the only way to move logs out of the forest and to a landing for transport to a sawmill. The Allied winch with its fabricated steel frame and rugged construction has proven to be the winch of choice for most tropical logging operations today.

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Allied Systems Company
21433 SW Oregon Street
Sherwood, OR 97140-9808 USA

+1.503.625.2560 (Phone)
+1.800.285.7000 (Toll Free)