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SENNEBOGEN Demo Days Highlight Safety and Productivity in Tree Care Safety

Stanley, NC2021-2022 tree care industry statistics show that the industry has made strides in improving job safety for arborists and related workers. However, the data also shows that tree care remains one of the country’s most hazardous professions.

Last year, 72 tree care workers died as a result of job-site incidents, according to a report by TCIA. Many more were seriously injured.  The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) has been working with OSHA to establish clear safety standards for over 10 years, but they are still waiting for industry rules to be written.

What’s more troubling though, is that a recent release from TCIA suggests that knowledge is not the issue, so much as distractions and “complacency.” The conditions, pressures and distractions on the job often lead workers to ignore obvious precautions such as tying off fall protection systems properly or complying with the drop zone policies. Saving lives may require more than new safety guidelines. Perhaps we should be looking at new ways to eliminate distractions as well as some of the hazards inherent in felling, trimming and handling trees.

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Applications of the 718E Tree-handler

Advantages of the 718E in Urban Forestry:

  • Productivity & Efficiency
      • 8-10 fold increase in work done per hour, compared to traditional methods (chainsaws, bucket trucks and cranes)
      • Requires 1 operator in place of a typical crew of 3 or 4
  • Safety & Comfort
      • Operator is protected in a comfortable and climate controlled cab
      • Low operator fatigue - no hard manual labor
      • Cab can lift and tilt back - better visibility, no stiff neck!
  • Reach
      • Can reach up, over, and down in hard to reach areas to trim or dismantle trees
      • Lift Capacity of 12,000 lbs at 45 ft vertical reach
      • Life Capacity of 3,700 lbs at 43 ft horizontal reach
  • Quick Setup
      • Set up in seconds
      • No leveling necessary
      • 4 Outriggers for stability
  • Small Footprint
      • Can do work without stopping all traffic
      • Can do residential work without tearing up terrain
  • Versatility
      • The high-reach boom & stick of the 718 can quickly switch between a full range of grapple saws and attachments to complete all tree care applications with one machine and one operator.
  • Low Operating Cost & Easy Maintenance
    • Fuel efficient
    • Intelligent hydraulics in place of complex electronics
  • Robust Parts & Service Network in United States
    • Ensure little to no downtime of equipment; new parts delivered within 24 hours of order
    • Mechanics available to come on-site for help with equipment
    • Free Mechanic and Operator training (Equipment familiarization)


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Explore Sennebogen’s New Equipment Leasing Program

When companies invest in new equipment, they can either purchase the product outright or use a leasing program. Unfortunately, most leasing programs result in unreasonably high expenditure rates due to over and underutilization. To address current lease structure inefficiencies, Sennebogen is introducing a cutting edge leasing program – Lease by the Hour. 

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Diesel-hydraulic Drive vs. Electro-hydraulic Drive - Which Is Better?


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Why We Created a 718 Tree-handler Growth Kit

For any customer that purchases a Sennebogen 718, we have an added bonus to help maximize its use and profitability to your tree service business.  This extra bonus we call our 718 Growth Kit - a 6 month marketing package complementary to customers, that help you identify opportunities and close projects where the 718 can be put to use.

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WATCH: SENNEBOGEN 718 Technical Breakdown [VIDEO]


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The Sennebogen Difference

For six decades, our founder Erich Sennebogen stood fast to the belief that "There is nothing that cannot be done." He instilled this leadership philosophy throughout the company - always striving to solve for challenges that seem unsolvable.

That same spirit of confronting difficult ideas with forward-thinking solutions still resonates today in our extensive line of agricultural, material handling, and specialized machinery that is more powerful, has more functionality, and is more productive at accomplishing heavy-duty tasks in difficult occupations.

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Faster and Safer Storm Damage Tree Cleanup with SENNEBOGEN

A new solution to handle the dangerous working environment of storm cleanup

Experts debate whether the devastating weather activity across the US is a byproduct of global warming or an unfortunate string of coincidental natural disasters. The truth is, we can always point to multiple years where above average climatic activity has spurned nearly continuous tornado outbreaks, brutal Nor'easter events, back-to-back hurricane devastation, and torrential rain and wind that result in flooding and unstable ground conditions.

But one thing's for certain: In the aftermath of damaging storms many laborers, tradesmen, and arborists are called upon to begin recovery operations.

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How to Generate Over 2 Million Dollars with 1 Tree Handler in 1 month

Are you frustrated and looking for a solid way to grow your business?

If you are the owner of a tree service business, you know how much time and manpower it takes to cut down just one tree - and when you get larger projects after a storm surge or land clearing for new development, operations become more dangerous and enough skilled workers are harder to find.

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Improving Tree Work Safety With the Help of New Technology

SENNEBOGEN held the official launch of the 718M E Series tree-handler equipment to the United States, Canada, and Mexico tree care industries, following a successful Demo Day staged at their American headquarters near Charlotte, NC. The innovative machinery requires only one operator and is capable of quickly dismantling and removing trees in difficult terrain or treacherous locations - as well as acreage clearing for land development or right-of-way construction.

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