January 24, 2023Bobcat Compact Loaders, Excavators and More Available to Rent with Williams Machinery
See what you can do with Bobcat equipment available for rent from Williams Machinery. Get the benefits of Bobcat without the heavy purchase investment by renting with us!
January 18, 2023Doosan evolves into DEVELON - Innovative construction equipment
The Doosan heavy construction equipment brand has officially evolved into DEVELON as of January 18, 2023. While externally the brand has changed their name and look, its core values and expertise stay true to providing the best-in-class equipment. Similarly, our team at Williams Machinery will continue to provide you, our valued customers, with only the best and most reliable equipment. As we phase out the Doosan brand, we look forward to growing alongside DEVELON to bring you powerful and innovative machines.
January 13, 2023Green Initiatives for 2023 with Williams Machinery
Williams Machinery recognizes our corporate responsibility to employees, customers, and local communities to lessen our carbon footprint. Here is a recap of the key green projects we’ve undertaken in 2022 and will continue to grow throughout the years.
January 4, 2023Vermeer Stump Grinder, Wood Chipper, and Mini Skid Steer
Vermeer offers industry leading reliable equipment that is designed to meet your unique business needs. Supported by years of expertise, and continuous innovation, these machines give top tier performance that maximize efficiency in any tree care and rental equipment fleet. Check out our most popular Vermeer stump grinder, wood chipper, and mini skid steer sold.
November 29, 2022Features of the Bobcat E10e Electric Mini Excavator
Bobcat’s first electric mini excavator is expected to join our Williams Machinery product offerings in 2023. Here are some of the things you need to know about this new model.
November 29, 2022New Electric Excavators Coming Soon to North America
Introducing Bobcat’s E10e and Doosan’s DX19E and DX17ZE mini excavators. Continuing to innovate with electric equipment, two industry leaders are stirring up the market again. Bobcat's E10e electric excavator is one of the first electric powered models to enter the North American market. Similarly, Doosan is staying innovative with their release of the DX17ZE and DX19E.
November 24, 2022Get The Most Out of Your Wheel Loader Attachments
Get the most out of your wheel loader with one of the many available attachments. The versatility of wheel loaders makes them perfect for a range of different uses from logging to material handling.
November 23, 2022What Information and Training Do I Need Before Operating a Forklift?
See what training you need to do and what information you should know before you start your forklift journey.
November 18, 2022Winter Maintenance to Perform on your Forklift
Keep uptime at top performing levels by preparing your forklift fleet for winter. The change in season adds more stress in terms of added wear and tear from the environment, increased fuel consumption, and potential operating safety risks. Here are three tips to make sure your machinery are ready to adapt to the cold.
November 4, 2022How to use an electric walkie pallet jack?
From general warehousing to retail and beverage job sites, an electric pallet jack is a great upgrade from its traditional manual counterpart. It is ideal for moving material across large facilities, but how does this machine work?
November 2, 2022When should you replace your forklift?
Should you repair, retire, or replace your forklift? How, and when do you know it is time to purchase a new machine? Here's a list of the top six things you should consider when deciding to replace your forklift.
October 24, 2022Electric Compaction Equipment to Make Waves in the North American Market
The all new eARX26-2 Roller introduces a fully electric drive for up to 18 hours. Improve your worksite with zero emissions and impact your bottom line with fuel savings. Perfect for jobs in crowded areas, city centers, residential zones, or night work, the eARX26-2 offers powerful work all at a 46% lower noise levels than diesel counterparts.
October 5, 2022How Vermeer’s EcoIdle, SmartFeed and Other Brush Chipper Systems Help You Stay Efficient and Safe
Find out how Vermeer's brush chipper features help you stay safe and efficient in operations and how different machines provide alternative benefits in use.
September 28, 2022Top 5 Forklift Safety Considerations to Avoid Injury in Your Workplace
Forklifts can be critical to the execution of many business operations. Despite their popularity, these are dangerous machines that bring along a risk of injury to your jobsite. Therefore, to fully benefit from the additional productivity a forklift offers, it is important to stay diligent with safety measures.
September 22, 2022Top things to Know about Vermeer Trommel Screens
Does your business deal with waste and recycling management? Use a trommel screen to efficiently screen materials and begin optimizing your operations right away. Williams Machinery is proud to offer a wide selection of Vermeer equipment to meet your specific job requirements. Rest assured that when you buy Vermeer, you are backed by decades of tried-and-true industry-leading innovation.
August 31, 2022Key Features of the Doosan DX800LC-7 Large Excavator
Ideal for heavy mining work and major construction applications, the Doosan DX800LC-7 is one of Doosan’s largest excavators available in North America. Key aspects of this model include new cab features, greater efficiency with D-ECOPOWER, and improved performance features. And with an operating weight at 181,000 lbs. and a dig depth of 27’5”, this machine exceeds expectations.
August 19, 2022Which is Right for You? Bobcat Toolcat or Bobcat Utility Vehicle?
What is the difference between a Bobcat Toolcat and a Bobcat Utility Vehicle? When should you choose one machine over the other, and what use case does each type of machine excel in?
August 18, 2022Where to find the Serial Number and the Year on a Bobcat?
Knowing the serial number, model number, and the year of your Bobcat ensures the correct fit of the Bobcat part on your machine.
August 10, 2022Konecranes Electric Lift Trucks Combines Heavy Duty Performance with Eco-Efficient Features
Konecranes provides world class solutions for heavy handling applications. Perform bigger jobs at lower operating costs with the Konecranes E-VER electric lift truck. Designed with the latest eco-efficient features, this line up will enhance your productivity, prevent exhaust emissions, and reduce energy consumption. In this post we discuss the key features and benefits of the E-EVER fully electric driveline.
July 26, 2022Get Discounts on Equipment Service when you Purchase Equipment with Williams Machinery
Earn points towards future rewards and discounts with G.R.I.T. Advantage, our newly launched customer rewards program. We know that purchasing machinery is a big decision and want to thank our customers for trusting us with their business. And so, we are excited to announce the launch of our new customer rewards program, G.R.I.T. Advantage. Purchase new or used equipment and serialized attachments with Williams Machinery to start earning points.
July 21, 2022Terberg YT203EV Electric Shunt Truck Walk Around
Are you thinking about going electric with a Terberg shunt truck? Follow our material handling sales representative, Carson as he talks about the Terberg YT203 Electric shunt truck's performance, safety, and savings.
July 18, 2022Benefits and Types of Narrow Aisle Forklifts for the Warehousing Industry
In this blog, our experts share how narrow aisle forklifts can help you maximize the warehouse storage space while improving the efficiency and safety of your operations. We also breakdown the types of narrow aisle forklifts to help you determine which narrow aisle solution is most suited for you.
June 28, 2022Electric Forklift Maintenance Tips for Higher Productivity
Quick maintenance tips from our service experts can help you keep your electric forklift in top shape and maximize workplace safety. In this article, we have also shared OSHA's daily checklist for performing operational checks on the electric industrial trucks.
June 21, 2022Applications and Benefits of Vacuum Excavation (Plus Equipment Selection Tips)
In this quick guide to Vacuum Excavation, our experts talk about how it works, its applications, and benefits. They also share useful tips on how to select the right vacuum excavator for your needs.
June 16, 2022Father and Son Service Technicians in Williams Machinery Terrace
Serving Northern BC’s equipment needs, Williams Machinery’s Terrace dealership is made up of a tight-knit team that feels as close as family. In our service team, not only does it feel as close as family, we have family members working together! This Father’s Day, we are excited to spotlight Brent and Austin Devost, our superstar father-and-son service technician duo in the North.
June 14, 20223 Reasons to Get a Compact Wheel Loader Over a Skid Steer Loader
Are you looking for a machine with high maneuverability and impressive material handling capacity? A skid steer may be your default choice as it has become a popular decision for many industries. But despite being the jack of all trades, there are circumstances where a skid steer is not be the best option for the job. Compact wheel loaders are often overlooked but can provide huge benefits to your operations. We look at three key reasons to consider a compact wheel loader.
May 31, 2022Which Compact Tractor is Right for You?
Maintaining the perfect lawn or knocking out daily jobs on the farm don’t have to be tough jobs. Bobcat’s compact tractor is built to excel in these applications and work hard, so you don’t have to. With top notch attachments and a wide line-up of models, expand your fleet with the right machine that matches your business requirements.
May 27, 2022How Mini Excavators Can Help You Tackle Landscaping Projects?
Mini excavators can be a great machine to have in your fleet to tackle landscaping projects, thanks to their versatility and compactness. Read on to find out how this one equipment can help you accomplish digging, grading, hardscaping, and more.
May 17, 2022Logging Operations in Forestry: How Doosan Stands Out
With top tier performance features and unmatched durability, Doosan log loaders are trusted by many to knock out tough jobs in the timber industry. Get the machine suited for your operation needs with three models to choose from. In this article we present a side-by-side comparison of these machines.
May 17, 2022A Quick Guide to Renting a Forklift
Read this article to find out the top reasons for renting a forklift and things to consider while doing so which includes things like your operational needs, personnel training, and dealership reputation.
May 16, 2022Electric Excavators & Electric Skid Steer Loaders - Is the Future of Construction Machinery Market Electric?
There is a lot of noise in the market when it comes to electric construction equipment and rightly so. With benefits including lower maintenance costs, quieter operations, increased operator comfort, and net-zero carbon emissions, these machines give a tough competition to the traditional internal combustion construction equipment.
April 29, 2022Comparing Horizontal Directional Drill vs Trencher for Installing Underground Utilities
Having the right equipment for installing utilities is critical for the success of your business. In this article, our experts compare trenchers and horizontal directional drills on parameters like costs, site conditions, pipe size, and environmental impact to help you make an informed decision.
April 25, 2022Williams Machinery's Sustainability Initiatives in 2022 and Beyond
Williams Machinery is committed to having a net positive impact on the environment. Read-on to learn about our key sustainability initiatives in 2022 and beyond.
April 14, 2022Bobcat going electric in the skid steer and compact track loader market
Find out how Bobcat’s all-electric T7X compact track loader compares with their diesel line-up. Backed by their industry-leading expertise in compact equipment, Bobcat introduces the first all-electric T7X compact track loader. Embracing electric as the way of the future, this launch marks the beginning of pathing the industry towards a greener future.
April 14, 2022Electric Pallet Jack Benefits, Uses, and Best Practices
Electric pallet trucks are crucial material handling equipment across applications like manufacturing, grocery and delivery trucks, and warehousing. In this article, our experts talk in detail about electric pallet jack benefits, uses, types, training needs, and best practices.
April 1, 2022Which is the right grinder for your application- Horizontal or Tub grinder? (+ Electric Grinder Tips)
Choosing the right equipment for your grinding needs is critical for your success. Whether to select a horizontal grinder or a tub grinder, an electric option, or a diesel one depends on a lot of factors like incoming material type, jobsite conditions, maneuverability requirements, and end-use of the finished material. In this article, our experts talk about these critical factors to help you make an informed decision.
March 23, 2022Doosan Road Builders
From forestry to construction, Doosan road builders combine the best features of their log loaders and excavators to deliver exceptional performance to get your job done. The DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders join the pioneer DX225LL-5, giving you an array of power and capacity to better match your specific requirements.
March 9, 2022Compact Track Loader FAQ
Choosing the right machine to improve productivity in your business operations is not a simple decisions. Luckily, our Williams Machinery experts are here to help with a FAQ on one of our popular equipment categories, the compact track loader.
February 22, 2022Benefits of Shunt Trucks for Moving Trailers
In this article, experts at Williams Machinery talk about shunting-the activity of moving trailers within a yard. They also explain how selecting the right equipment for shunting can have a significant impact on the overall productivity and safety of the yard operations. Read this post to know more about the benefits of selecting Shunt trucks over regular trucks for shunting.
February 8, 2022Heavy Equipment for Construction Sites
Plate compacter, power generator, articulated truck, wheel loader, excavator, and more for your heavy equipment fleet. View our wide variety of construction equipment from premium brands including Doosan, Ammann, Bobcat, and Vermeer. For commercial, residential, or industrial projects, make sure you have the right heavy equipment to breakthrough all-new highs in jobsite productivity.
February 1, 2022How a stump grinder works and other FAQs related to stump grinder types, rentals, safety considerations
Removing tree stumps after cutting down a tree is critical to any tree care operation. Read on to find out about the different types of stump grinders, how to select the right one, stump grinder rentals and more.
January 25, 20222022 Top 10 Equipment Trends
Review most popular pieces of machinery of 2021 to track the dynamics and trend of purchasing behaviour. From classic compact track loaders to innovative electric forklifts and new heavy machinery, these best-in-class equipment models are adaptable to more than one industry. Maximize your job site productivity by adding these powerful units to your fleet.
January 24, 2022Quick Guide to the Bobcat Backhoe Attachment
Easily convert your Bobcat skid steer or track loader into a powerful excavator when and where you need it with a Bobcat backhoe attachment. Compatible with common machines including the skid steer loader, track loader, and mini track loader, operators can quickly swap on this part-time attachment to knock out full-time excavating jobs with minimal downtime.
January 18, 2022Electric Forklift Maintenance, Operator Training, Batteries, and other FAQs
Get answers to your questions related to Electric forklifts. Our experts at Williams Machinery answer queries related to electric forklifts types, benefits, applications, maintenance and safety, operator certifications, batteries, pricing and brands.
November 25, 2021Top 5 Things to Consider When Buying a Forklift for Your Brewery
Here is a quick guide from our experts to help you select the right forklift for your brewery. We talk about the capacity, reach, equipment type and the actual physical layout of brewery among other things.
November 24, 2021Wesgroup Equipment Family Supports the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund
Thousands of people are being displaced from their homes and businesses as mass flooding and mudslides have ravished the community. Williams Machinery, as part of the Wesgroup Equipment family, is dedicated to supporting businesses and families in our local communities.
November 9, 2021Should You Rent or Buy a Skid Steer? (Plus Rental Checklist)
Not sure whether you should buy or rent a skid steer? In this guide, we will help you make an informed decision. Also, get essential tips on how to rent a compact loader.
November 5, 2021You Could Be Processing Organic Waste More Efficiently with a High Speed Grinder
What are the advantages of a high speed grinder over a low speed shredder? Keep up with the continually evolving ways of waste and recycling, land clearing, and mulch production jobs.
October 27, 2021Everything You Need to Know About Electric Forklift Batteries
Selecting the right battery size and technology is a critical decision for your business. In this guide, we help you compare lead-acid & lithium-ion batteries on parameters like- number of shifts, infrastructure, safety, maintenance and total cost of ownership. Also find tips on battery sizing.
October 22, 20215 Tips to Get Your Equipment Ready for Winter
Winter weather can be unpredictable. From heavy snowfall to freezing temperatures, make sure your equipment is in top condition to tackle these jobs.
September 24, 2021Introducing Mindy Margueratt: Semi-Finalist for Wesgroup Equipment Scholarship with BCIT
Mindy is the newest shop helper to join our service team in Surrey. Learn more about her story and how she started working with Williams Machinery.
September 22, 2021Guide for Buying a Used Skid Steer Loader (Plus Inspection List)
It may seem like a daunting task to find a used skid steer that is in good condition and matches your needs perfectly. This guide covers tips from experts at Williams Machinery on how to evaluate a used skid steer, how to budget for it, and a downloadable checklist for physical inspection.
August 27, 2021Winter Maintenance Tips for your Heavy Equipment
Prepare your fleet for winter weather to ensure your heavy equipment maintains top performance.
August 5, 2021What makes Bobcat’s Zero Turn Mower Different from the Rest?
Bobcat is known worldwide for their best-in-class compact construction, and now you can rely on them in the world of turf.
July 13, 2021Linde Releases a New Generation of Counterbalanced Forklift Trucks
Linde Offers Innovative Solutions for Your Everyday Material Handling Needs with Improved E20 - E35 & H20 - H35 Forklift Trucks. Making waves in the material handling industry, Linde has introduced their new lineup of counterbalanced forklifts.
June 22, 2021Improve Your Business Operations with Terberg’s Electric Terminal Tractors
Unlike traditional road trucks, a shunt truck can improve worker safety and productivity while offering high performance and fuel savings. Better yet, electrify your fleet with a Terberg electric yard vehicle to reduce operating costs, lower maintenance requirements and operate a greener equipment fleet.
June 22, 2021Difference Between an Order Picker and a Reach Truck
The material handling industry has embraced innovation and expanded into a variety of forklifts. These machines have been grouped by the OSHA into seven different classes. And while this helps clarify the types of equipment, customers can still be confused on when a certain forklift should be used.
June 17, 2021Williams Machinery Technicians – A Father & Son Duo
This Father’s Day, we are excited to feature two of our very talented service technicians. In addition to being part of Williams Machinery’s family, Rodney and Cameron Odendaal share an unbreakable bond as father and son.
June 9, 2021Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Brush Chipper
With so many models and features available, choosing the right brush chipper for your job is not a simple decision. Whether you are expanding your services or just upgrading your fleet, Williams Machinery put together a quick guide of six questions to help get you started.
June 1, 2021Which Articulated Loader is Right for your Landscaping Project?
Compare Two Premium Options: Bobcat’s Small Articulated Loader and a Vermeer’s Compact Articulated Loader. As one of the newest machines to enter the landscaping industry, articulated loaders have quickly risen to become a customer favourite. It performs heavy duty tasks in compact areas which helps landscapers maximize their productivity.
May 12, 2021Rent a Bobcat Excavator to Break Ground, Not Your Budget
Positively impact your bottom line with Bobcat excavator rentals from Williams Machinery. In addition to selling and servicing Bobcat equipment, we rent Bobcat machines for your convenience.
May 12, 2021Revealing the New Features of Doosan’s 7-Series Wheel Loaders
Compared to its predecessor 5-Series, this line-up of 7-Series equipment is packed with significant improvements. In addition to a brand-new exterior styling, major physical and software upgrades will make you increasingly efficient on the job.
April 9, 2021The Future of Logistics: Autonomous Forklifts
Switch gears and step towards to the future of production and warehouse logistics with Linde’s driverless MATIC truck series. This line-up takes away the tiring transport tasks from employees, increases handling volume, and reduces the likelihood warehouse error and accidents.
March 12, 2021Doosan Equipment For Your Heavy-Duty Infrastructure Jobs
Dependable construction equipment is key to maximizing productivity when it comes to large and complex infrastructure projects. Each project is unique in scope, but thanks to Doosan’s wide selection of machines, you can find a unit that matches your needs.
March 12, 2021To Rent or Buy an Excavator for Your Infrastructure Job
From road construction to waste management, infrastructure projects demand durable and powerful equipment. Doosan Heavy offers a wide range of excavators that are engineered for heavy-duty jobs and help raise productivity and uptime.
February 19, 2021Clark Forklifts for Your Tough Outdoor Landscaping Jobs
The sun is coming out, and landscaping projects are kicking off. As you explore the different machines you will need for the job, consider utilizing a forklift to achieve greater power and productivity when moving heavy objects.
February 5, 2021Make your Landscaping Project Easier with Bobcat Equipment from Williams Machinery
Tackle more with Bobcat's powerful compact equipment and stop trading off size for power. With greater maneuverability in small spaces, these machines are customer favourites for their easy-to-use machines and versatile attachments.
January 21, 202110 Most Useful Skidsteer Attachments on the Farm
Save valuable storage space and maximize your return on investment by using the right components in the right season. Read on to find out the top 10 must have Bobcat attachments for the agricultural industry.
January 21, 2021Benefits of Doosan Forklifts on the Farm
No matter what type of farm you operate, a Doosan Forklift helps the agriculture industry achieve higher efficiency in countless ways. Here we introduce three major benefits of utilizing a forklift on your farm and/or jobsite.
January 21, 2021Top 3 Forklift Models of 2020
Are you currently in the market for a new forklift but not sure where to start? Consider the 3 best selling forklifts of 2020.
August 30, 2020Top 5 Loader Attachments for Snow Removal
Snow removal can become costly and time-consuming without the right attachments for your equipment. From snow buckets to snow plows, it’s hard to know which attachment will work best for the job.