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Ponsse produces its 18,000th machine

The 18,000th Ponsse forest machine was completed at Ponsse’s factory in Vieremä, Finland. After its handover, the Ponsse Elk will be operated by VMC Bois in France. Source: Timberbiz

VMC Bois owns four Ponsse machines, and it mainly operates in eastern parts of Central France.

Established in 2009, the company currently has 27 employees. VMC Bois is also engaged in sawmill operations, generating energy from chips.

The Ponsse Elk is a highly versatile and agile forwarder in the smaller midsize class. Elk offers excellent load-carrying capacity in its size class, and its fuel-efficient engine and large fuel tank extend the refuelling interval.

Elk is an excellent machine for thinning sites where the machine needs to cover long distances. Elk’s responsive engine, impressive torque and sturdy loader make working comfortable, especially when the operator can enjoy a very spacious cabin, including ergonomic controls.

The Elk entered production in 2005, now more than 1000 have been completed and delivered to more than 20 countries across the globe.