LOCKDOWN NOTIFICATION TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS & SUPPLIERS

On Monday 23 March 2020 the president of South Africa announced a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the deadly Covid-19 virus. Our company will co-operate and accordingly our factory and offices will close today and will remain closed for the 21 day isolation period. This is very difficult for our dynamic and driven team, but we know it is in the best interest for our staff, our loyal customers and our trusted suppliers. All manufacturing, chipper deliveries, demonstrations, farmer days and trade-shows will be cancelled or postponed and all parties involved will be notified. Please find contact details below for assistance with the following:

FINANCE & ADMIN: Sureta – 0849190850 / admin[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - GENERAL: Hugo – 0834427693 / hugo[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - GENERAL: Francoise – 0828985687 / francoise[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - WP, NC, OFS, Namibia & Botswana: Frans – 0722921821 / frans[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - KZN, GP, Kenya & Mozambique: Vaughan – 0842128513 / saleskzn[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

Stay safe!

LOCKDOWN NOTIFICATION TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS & SUPPLIERS

On Monday 23 March 2020 the president of South Africa announced a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the deadly Covid-19 virus. Our company will co-operate and accordingly our factory and offices will close today and will remain closed for the 21 day isolation period. This is very difficult for our dynamic and driven team, but we know it is in the best interest for our staff, our loyal customers and our trusted suppliers. All manufacturing, chipper deliveries, demonstrations, farmer days and trade-shows will be cancelled or postponed and all parties involved will be notified. Please find contact details below for assistance with the following:

FINANCE & ADMIN: Sureta – 0849190850 / admin[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - GENERAL: Hugo – 0834427693 / hugo[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - GENERAL: Francoise – 0828985687 / francoise[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - WP, NC, OFS, Namibia & Botswana: Frans – 0722921821 / frans[a]tomcatchippers.co.za
SALES - KZN, GP, Kenya & Mozambique: Vaughan – 0842128513 / saleskzn[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

Stay safe!

THE TOMCAT DIFFERENCE

A couple of reasons that should give you peace of mind as you consider becoming part of the TOMCAT family:

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    A TOMCAT representative will be in or near your area to ensure the ultimate after sales service and support

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    TOMCAT is currently the only manufacturer with 10” and 15” trailers that are built standard on SABS approved trailers

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    TOMCAT chipper drums, shafts, chipper housing and all the hard working components on the machine have been designed bigger and stronger to ensure durability and reduce downtime

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    We offer a fully stocked parts store to ensure that we minimize downtime for our clients. All our parts are locally sourced so the spares are easy to come by. Should you not be able to get the part from us you can get it at the supplier and vice versa. We will ALWAYS have spares of all our current units in the field

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    Free delivery to your premises anywhere in South Africa

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    We will supply training to your entire crew covering the safety, operational and maintenance aspects of our wood chippers upon delivery

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We attended the annual Pecan Farmers Day at Oranje Landgoed just outside Prieska in the Northern Cape on 17 March with our dealer Hooiland Agri. Lots of farmers from across the Northern Cape attended this event where all the latest pecan harvesting and pruning equipment was displayed and demonstrated. A big thanks to all the farmers who attended this event and Hooiland for all their effort! ... See MoreSee Less

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Pre-lockdown Deliveries
We had a couple of busy days once the national lockdown was announced to get some last machines out to farmers before we had to down tools on Thursday last week. A big thanks to every single client for your valued support and welcome to the TOMCAT family! Stay safe!
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March 27th, 9:54 am

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LOCKDOWN NOTIFICATION TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS & SUPPLIERS

On Monday 23 March 2020 the president of South Africa announced a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the deadly Covid-19 virus. Our company will co-operate and accordingly our factory and offices closed yesterday and will remain closed for the 21 day isolation period. This is very difficult for our dynamic and driven team, but we know it is in the best interest for our staff, our loyal customers and our trusted suppliers. All manufacturing, chipper deliveries, demonstrations, farmer days and trade-shows will be cancelled or postponed and all parties involved will be notified.

Please find contact details below for assistance with the following:

FINANCE & ADMIN: Sureta – 0849190850 / admin[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

SALES - GENERAL: Hugo – 0834427693 / hugo[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

SALES - GENERAL: Francoise – 0828985687 / francoise[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

SALES - WP, NC, OFS, Namibia & Botswana: Frans – 0722921821 / frans[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

SALES - KZN, GP, Kenya & Mozambique: Vaughan – 0842128513 / saleskzn[a]tomcatchippers.co.za

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From our blog

TOMCAT CHIPPERS are proudly manufactured in South Africa since 2009 and are tailor-made for African conditions. We specialize in the manufacturing of gravity-feed & hydraulic-feed wood chippers in the 100mm to 375mm capacity range.

We pride ourselves in the reliability, simplicity and durability of TOMCAT CHIPPERS and after sales service and support is the cornerstone of our brand.

All drive components fitted to TOMCAT CHIPPERS are sourced from local suppliers with established and reliable dealer networks throughout South Africa such as BMG, BARLOWORLD, BURQUIP and YAMAHA. This assures that all spare parts are available from TOMCAT CHIPPERS or from these local dealers.

TOMCAT CHIPPERS ……the leader in the pack!

Great demand for effective Stone Crushers in agricultural sector

At Tomcat Chippers we are always looking for ways to improve our clients’ productivity. During 2019 we invested a lot of time in doing market research and meeting with grain farmers, which convinced us that there’s a need for a tractor-driven stone crusher to assist farmers in their fields. First stone crusher for Tomcat So…

Our first 3m Compost Turner

We experienced another first at the TOMCAT factory when successfully completed our very first TOMCAT Model WN3000CT and delivered it to its new owner in KZN! It was in the middle of 2019 when we reached an agreement with Wikkelnick to start with the manufacturing of his compost turners. The compost turner is Wikkelnick’s own…

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster of a stone crusher and what it does is simply amazing. It is impressive to see this unit breaking rocks of 300mm in diameter and as deep as 200mm in the ground down to pieces…

How to make “Boskos”!

Download article as PDF Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a drought approaches an area or as the drought gets worse, terms such as “Bos-tot-Kos”, “Boskos” and Bushfeed get thrown around regularly. We have been hearing them every day in places like Namibia, Botswana and parts of the Eastern Cape…

Biomass Day at Otjiwa Safari Lodge

TOMCAT Chippers attended the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 in Namibia with our dealer JDE Agri. The event was held at Otjiwa Safari Lodge just outside Otjiwarongo on the 9th of August. The biomass day was extremely well organised by the Namibia Biomass Industry Group. There were more than 120 exhibitors and over 1500 visitors. Due to the…

Tomcat Chippers helping Macadamia Farmers improve their crops!

For the first 4 to 5 years in the life of a macadamia orchard, the focus should be on maintaining a strong and healthy root system to support productive tree canopies in order to optimize yields. Optimally one should strive to mimic the forest floor conditions that exist in their natural forest habitat. These soils…

Our First Tracked Wood Chipper!

It was another first for TOMCAT Chippers last week: we successfully built our first ever mobile track wood chipper! A few days ago the Model 250 AFE tracked wood chipper was delivered to an extremely happy client in Limpopo, who is particularly pleased with the efficiency and performance of the unit. But why would one…

TOMCAT chipper for Africa’s largest sisal company in Kenya

Last week we had the privilege of delivering a TOMCAT Model 375 AFE to a well-established sisal production company in Kenya, REA Vipingo. The REA Vipingo Group is the largest sisal fibre producer in Africa, growing their sisal on a 10000 hectare estate in Kibwesi. Sisal products traditionally consist of agricultural twine, general cordage and…

TOMCAT and Tea Tree in KZN

The tea tree industry in KwaZulu-Natal has seen a significant growth in the last couple of years. This can be attributed mainly to poor sugar prices and farmers looking to diversify. Most of KZN’s tea tree gets produced along the North and South Coast with some being found in the PMB and Dargle areas of…

Agri Mega Day in Otjiwarongo, Namibia

Our TOMCAT Chippers team are back from another successful farmers’ day in Namibia last week. The Agri Mega Day was held on 20 June 2019 just outside Otjiwarongo, Namibia and hosted by the Kalkfeld Farmers Association. The show was organised very well and a large number of people attended. Most farmers who visited us came…

Great demand for effective Stone Crushers in agricultural sector

At Tomcat Chippers we are always looking for ways to improve our clients’ productivity. During 2019 we invested a lot ...
Continue Reading

Our first 3m Compost Turner

We experienced another first at the TOMCAT factory when successfully completed our very first TOMCAT Model WN3000CT and delivered it ...
Continue Reading

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster ...
Continue Reading

How to make “Boskos”!

Download article as PDF Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a drought approaches an area ...
Continue Reading

Biomass Day at Otjiwa Safari Lodge

TOMCAT Chippers attended the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 in Namibia with our dealer JDE Agri. The event was held at ...
Continue Reading

Tomcat Chippers helping Macadamia Farmers improve their crops!

For the first 4 to 5 years in the life of a macadamia orchard, the focus should be on maintaining ...
Continue Reading

Great demand for effective Stone Crushers in agricultural sector

March 9, 2020

At Tomcat Chippers we are always looking for ways to improve our clients’ productivity. During 2019 we invested a lot of time in doing market research and meeting with grain farmers, which convinced us that there’s a need for a tractor-driven stone crusher to assist farmers in their fields. First stone crusher for Tomcat So…

Continue Reading

Our first 3m Compost Turner

October 14, 2019

We experienced another first at the TOMCAT factory when successfully completed our very first TOMCAT Model WN3000CT and delivered it to its new owner in KZN! It was in the middle of 2019 when we reached an agreement with Wikkelnick to start with the manufacturing of his compost turners. The compost turner is Wikkelnick’s own…

Continue Reading

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

October 9, 2019

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster of a stone crusher and what it does is simply amazing. It is impressive to see this unit breaking rocks of 300mm in diameter and as deep as 200mm in the ground down to pieces…

Continue Reading

How to make “Boskos”!

August 30, 2019

Download article as PDF Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a drought approaches an area or as the drought gets worse, terms such as “Bos-tot-Kos”, “Boskos” and Bushfeed get thrown around regularly. We have been hearing them every day in places like Namibia, Botswana and parts of the Eastern Cape…

Continue Reading

Biomass Day at Otjiwa Safari Lodge

August 28, 2019

TOMCAT Chippers attended the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 in Namibia with our dealer JDE Agri. The event was held at Otjiwa Safari Lodge just outside Otjiwarongo on the 9th of August. The biomass day was extremely well organised by the Namibia Biomass Industry Group. There were more than 120 exhibitors and over 1500 visitors. Due to the…

Continue Reading

Tomcat Chippers helping Macadamia Farmers improve their crops!

August 21, 2019

For the first 4 to 5 years in the life of a macadamia orchard, the focus should be on maintaining a strong and healthy root system to support productive tree canopies in order to optimize yields. Optimally one should strive to mimic the forest floor conditions that exist in their natural forest habitat. These soils…

Continue Reading

Our First Tracked Wood Chipper!

August 9, 2019

It was another first for TOMCAT Chippers last week: we successfully built our first ever mobile track wood chipper! A few days ago the Model 250 AFE tracked wood chipper was delivered to an extremely happy client in Limpopo, who is particularly pleased with the efficiency and performance of the unit. But why would one…

Continue Reading

TOMCAT chipper for Africa’s largest sisal company in Kenya

July 3, 2019

Last week we had the privilege of delivering a TOMCAT Model 375 AFE to a well-established sisal production company in Kenya, REA Vipingo. The REA Vipingo Group is the largest sisal fibre producer in Africa, growing their sisal on a 10000 hectare estate in Kibwesi. Sisal products traditionally consist of agricultural twine, general cordage and…

Continue Reading