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OPEN DAYS: 13th-14th of May 2016.

OPEN DAYS: 13th-14th of May 2016.

Jas P Wilson’s yearly open days will take place on 13th & 14th of May 2016. This event is free to attend and we welcome all those who are interested in starting or increasing their forestry, biomass and firewood operations along to see the latest in high... Read More

Posted on: Monday 15th February 2016

NEW IGLAND CRANE & BOTEX TRAILER OPTIONS

NEW IGLAND CRANE & BOTEX TRAILER OPTIONS

Please call for full details! Read More

Posted on: Friday 18th September 2015

Dumfries Show Saturday 1st August - Contract Biomass Chipping Service

Dumfries Show Saturday 1st August - Contract Biomass Chipping Service

Thanks to South West Firewood Wood Fuel Contracting for this picture of their stand ready for tomorrows show!To help launch their new biomass chip contracting service, South West firewood will be at the Dumfries Show 2015 (being held on Saturday 1 August),... Read More

Posted on: Friday 31st July 2015

NEW PRODUCT NOW AVAILABLE- THE BOTEX HOOKLIFT TRAILER!

NEW PRODUCT NOW AVAILABLE- THE BOTEX HOOKLIFT TRAILER!

You might have seen our NEW Hooklift trailer at our open days earlier in the year, this unit has now been fully tested and developed & we are proud to announce that our production model is now available to order! The NEW Botex Hooklift is our most versatile... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 30th July 2015

Jas P Wilson's custom built Launch Vehicle for Sidmouth Lifeboat station

Jas P Wilson's custom built Launch Vehicle for Sidmouth Lifeboat station

We have proudly worked with Sidmouth Lifeboat station to build a new launch vehicle for their lifeboat . Earlier in the month this custom marinised Valtra tractor was completed after many weeks of modification to ensure it met the tough requirements of the job.... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 7th July 2015

New Paint Booth Completed

New Paint Booth Completed

Our new external spray booth across from the main Botex factory has now been completed! The booth will start to be used later in the month, with a number of new Botex trailers now coming through the workshop and nearing completion. We thought it best to go take some... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 17th June 2015

TP Chipper Training

TP Chipper Training

We would like to thank Kenneth Elkjær, Linddana TP’s After Sales Manager & Carsten Sørensen, Linddana TP’s Technical & Demonstration Manager for flying to Scotland earlier this week to train our sales and technical staff on the TP... Read More

Posted on: Friday 22nd May 2015

OPEN DAY VIDEO

OPEN DAY VIDEO

Thanks to the hundreds who attended day one of our yearly Open Days in our Dalbeattie yard! We hope you had a great time & look forward to welcoming even more tomorrow! Thanks again for coming along to the show! CLICK HERE TO SEE A VIDEO OF TODAYS SHOW Read More

Posted on: Friday 15th May 2015

OPEN DAYS THIS WEEK

OPEN DAYS THIS WEEK

Our yearly Open Days are this Friday & Saturday (15th-16th May 2015), here in our Dalbeattie yard!We would like to invite all of our customers & those interested in our machinery to this years upcoming show days. We will be many live & static... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 12th May 2015

Irish Sales Development Manager

Irish Sales Development Manager

Seen here is Jeffrey Borland, Wilson’s new Sales Development Manager for Ireland. Jeffrey has years of sales experience in the industry, notably with M Large and Marshall Engineering. His role is to develop sales of Wilson’s products, including spare... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 7th May 2015

We are now TP chipper dealers & have two machinery shows this month!

We are now TP chipper dealers & have two machinery shows this month!

Jas P Wilson would like to proudly announce that we are now offering TP chippers in the UK and Ireland. In the past we supplied Junkkari machines, however we decided that TP offer a much more complete range for our customers! i.e. Tracked, mobile and PTO machines to... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 7th May 2015

We are now official dealers for the full range of Balmec Feed Rollers

We are now official dealers for the full range of Balmec Feed Rollers

Jas P Wilson are pleased to announce that we are now official dealers for the full range of Balmec Feed Rollers. This arrangement will cover the UK & Ireland.Balmec produce feed rollers to fit John Deere, Timberjack, Valmet, Ponsse machines and many more! Call... Read More

Posted on: Friday 27th March 2015

International Sales

International Sales

Today a customer from Norfolk Virginia sent us some nice images of his new Austrian made Lasco Roli 10 splitting cone we supplied. The Roli 10 has quickly become a top seller from the Lasco range, with more and more customers (from across the UK and around the... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 12th March 2015

New Botex Salesman

New Botex Salesman

Jas P Wilson & European Forest Machinery is pleased to welcome on board a new salesperson to deal with our growing number of Botex enquiries. Following the launch of the Botex Forester range at the APF show 2014, the decision was taken to hire a new member of... Read More

Posted on: Friday 23rd January 2015

2015 SHOWS & OPEN DAYS

2015 SHOWS & OPEN DAYS

We are showing machinery at the following shows: * Wilson Machinery Open Day 15-16th May 2015* Arb Show 5-6th June 2015 * Confor Woodland Show 10-11th September 2015* Weald Wood Fair, 18-20th September 2015The 4 shows listed above are confirmed. We might... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 15th January 2015

Training in Austria

Training in Austria

Earlier this week, our Installation team were setting up a customer’s new Posch K-440 Firewood processor. The K series processors are all large chainsaw machines capable of handling very large timber, this unit cuts up to 45cm diameter & can split timber... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Demo: New Posch S-360 Video

Demo: New Posch S-360 Video

Last month we filmed a new Posch S-360 video. This new video is a simple, unedited 7 minute clip which gives viewers a real chance to see the machine processing wood here in the UK under typical conditions. ENJOY PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014

More Trade-In machines arrived in our yard today!

More Trade-In machines arrived in our yard today!

Today we have taken in two more used firewood processors as trade-in units towards the new Posch S-360. These will now enter our workshop for servicing and repair. Machine number one to be unloaded was a used 2009 PTO Japa 370, and the second machine was a used... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 27th November 2014

Large Timber for 2015 Demo Days

Large Timber for 2015 Demo Days

Today in our demo area, John Wilson unloaded a trailer of fresh Beech wood for next year’s demo days using a Botex 580. This timber was very large diameter & will be ideal for showing how a Lasco Splitting Cone can easily assist firewood production when... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 26th November 2014

* * STOLEN MACHINES * *

* * STOLEN MACHINES * *

MACHINERY TAKEN: 12/11/2014 TAKEN IN DORSET MACHINES: POSCH S-350 Firewood Processor 2011 & a white Case tractor 1694 4WD REG: B878 PLJPOSCH MACHINE SERIAL NUMBER: 1146156C WHEN BUYING A SECOND HAND MACHINE FROM AN INDIVIDUAL, ALWAYS CHECK THE SERIAL CODE IS... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 13th November 2014

Firewood Handling & Processing with Manitou

Firewood Handling & Processing with Manitou

Today we are delivering a second hand Manitou plus two attachments ideal for forestry & firewood production to an estate customer in Shropshire. To go along with the estates new tele-handler, they have also purchase a Botex Log Beak & a Lasco Splitting cone... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 12th November 2014

Tree Heroes

Tree Heroes

Paul Cockcroft of Tree Heroes Ltd (treeheroes.com) was on site today to pick up his custom built Botex 360 Forester Loader mounted on a new TP chipper. This unit was produced to allow Paul & his team to run a crane-fed chipper on railway lines. They offer... Read More

Posted on: Monday 10th November 2014

Botex 360 Crane Fed TP Chipper for Railway work

Botex 360 Crane Fed TP Chipper for Railway work

Today Mark Dickie from European Forest Machinery carried out the final checks on a customer’s New Botex 360 Forester loader in our test area. The loader was manufactured to fit to a tractors 3-Point Linkage to allow a TP Chipper to run off the... Read More

Posted on: Friday 7th November 2014

Valtra Full Engine Rebuild

Valtra Full Engine Rebuild

Today saw our Tractor Mechanic Carwyn MacRae continue work on a full engine rebuild on a Valtra 6400. Carwyn is going to fit new pistons & liners to the engine & after its full refurbishment; it will go back into the 6400. This tractor will then be modified... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 25th September 2014

Today's Deliveries & New Botex Catalogue

Today's Deliveries & New Botex Catalogue

As we continue to follow up the many new enquiries from the APF show, it’s good to see some completed orders on the way out to our customers. This load below shows today’s deliveries bound for Norfolk, Cheltenham & Devon. On the load is a Valtra... Read More

Posted on: Wednesday 24th September 2014

Botex Development

Botex Development

Recently our sister company European Forest Machinery, which shares our site here has taken on a new SolidWorks Technician to help our ongoing development of our market leading Botex machinery. We have many exciting new developments currently underway, all... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 24th June 2014

Trailer Made

Trailer Made

Not only do we manufacture heavy duty Botex Timber trailers here on site, we also take in and refurbish used trade-in machines.  We take refurbishment very seriously, as our customers are as far north and as far south as possible, so we like to know when the... Read More

Posted on: Friday 20th June 2014

Wilson Machinery - UK Machinery Shows 2014

Our Latest machinery will be on show at the following events:        Event Name Location Date ARB Show The Bathurst Estate, CirencesterGloucestershire, England DONE CLA Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. DONE APF Forestry Show Ragley Estate, Alcester Warwickshire, England. 18th,19th & 20th  September 2014 Weald... Read More

Posted on: Monday 2nd June 2014

SAVE MONEY ON SPARE PARTS

Harvester & Forwarder parts can be hugely expensive, but they don't need to be. Here at Wilson's we are increasing our quality used parts stock to insure we can cover more & more machines, meaning if you have a fault or a need a part fast, Wilson's should be your first call – our aim is to insure breakdowns don’t break the bank! We are taking in more fully operational... Read More

Posted on: Monday 19th May 2014

There's a Botex under there somewhere..

There's a Botex under there somewhere..

Thanks to Matthew Allen for this great Photo of his Botex 350TL Loader and trailer moving a mountain of hedgerow coppicing behind his forestry guarded Ford 6610! Always like to see pictures of our machinery in use! Read More

Posted on: Monday 3rd March 2014

Back open as normal - Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year!

Back open as normal - Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year!

All things are back to normal at Jas P Wilson now after the New Year, Hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year! Wishing everyone going back to forestry work all the best for the coming year & remember, we're back in now so if you need anything... Read More

Posted on: Monday 6th January 2014

The New Posch S-360 Processing Dry & Twisted Lasco Split Beech

The New Posch S-360 Processing Dry & Twisted Lasco Split Beech

  The new Posch S-360 Firewood Processor has all the same qualities its predecessor, the S-350 had, but with some improvements which make processing twisted & difficult timber as easy as possible- thanks to its uprated timber gripper & wider... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 12th December 2013

Land Rover Rebuilds - RNLI Servicing

Land Rover Rebuilds - RNLI Servicing

Busy day today in the Jas P Wilson Land Rover refurb area. Michael & Harry beginning to carry out a full rebuild from the chassis up of this RNLI Land Rover. Just one of the many RNLI vehicles we have in at the moment , as they have chosen to service their fleet... Read More

Posted on: Monday 18th November 2013

MANY GREAT QUALITY USED POSCH FIREWOOD PROCESSORS AVAILABLE NOW

MANY GREAT QUALITY USED POSCH FIREWOOD PROCESSORS AVAILABLE NOW

** 2010, 2011, 2012 POSCH S-350's for Sale NOW ** We have a large selection of very young Posch S-350 processors coming back as trade-ins from customers who are buying the new S-360. This means we have some very high quality, low usage machines available very soon,... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 7th November 2013

Botex moving some very heavy timber!

Botex moving some very heavy timber!

If you are in any doubt about the capabilities of a Botex crane, study the pictures below, sent in by customer Ben Nicholson (Tree Services) of Ewhurst, Surrey He obviously combines his skill, technical ability & the Heavy duty power of the Botex 570 TL to load... Read More

Posted on: Tuesday 6th August 2013

Jas P Wilson & Lasco at Elmia Wood, Sweden 2013

Jas P Wilson & Lasco at Elmia Wood, Sweden 2013

John Wilson (Left) and Thomas Hetteger of Lasco met up at this years Elmia wood recently. Despite the fact Jas P Wilson only selling Lasco products for 2 years,Thomas confirmed Wilsons are already Lasco's biggest customer & supplier for their quality cone heads.... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 27th June 2013

We've sold our 150th Posch Autosplit kindling machine!

We have recently sold our 150th Posch Autosplit kindling machine! The fact that you can now purchase this quality machine in a single phase, electric power option has seen it's sales spread rapidly across the UK, as this allows customers to work from home using standard household power sources. However PTO and 3-Phase options are also available. Seen below, Michael Irving of Eaglesfield,... Read More

Posted on: Thursday 27th June 2013

Share your Snaps & Video's of our Machines in Action!

Share your Snaps & Video's of our Machines in Action!

We are proud to say the UK is full of our quality machines, from our BOTEX loaders, to the quality Posch Firewood Processing equipment we stock, not to mention all the other quality brands to which we are trusted suppliers of such as Rottne, Keto, SP, Lasco, Igland... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st June 2013

WILSONS LOOK TO EXPAND USED SPARE PARTS BUSINESS

WILSONS LOOK TO EXPAND USED SPARE PARTS BUSINESS

Although we have always dismantled used machines for spare parts, in fact over 100 County tractors throughout the years, recent demand has grown to such an extent the decision was made to try and re-install this part of the business as a reliable source of parts for... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Firewood for sale Wiltshire

Firewood for sale Wiltshire

Customer news----------1) A Wiltshire based company has approx 45 Artic loads of mixed hardwood firewood,from freshly cut to 1 year old material,at various Estate locations along the A303 corridor.Material is ready for immediate delivery From £39.50 per... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

Home range of wood splitters

Home range of wood splitters

TAKE YOUR TIMBER HOME AND PROCESS IT CHEAPLY.HERE IS SIMON MUNRO STANDING BESIDE TWO OF THE LATEST MACHINES FROM POSCH DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOME PRODUCER.BOTH OPERATE FROM ORDINARY HOUSEHOLD ELECTRIC SYSTEMS! 5.5 tonne upright hydraulic logsplitterwith 4 way... Read More

Posted on: Friday 21st December 2012

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