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SPECIALIZING IN THE MANUFACTURING OF HYDRAULIC-FEED & GRAVITY-FEED WOOD CHIPPERS FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA
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THE TOMCAT DIFFERENCE

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

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

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

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

Free delivery to your premises anywhere in South Africa

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

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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November 12th, 12:33 pm

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A quick practical look at the Bos-Tot-Kos (Bushfeed) process. Everything from cutting the bush, chipping the branches, mixing of ingredients to the actual feeding of game. Footage was captured in field during deliveries and live demonstration days throughout Namibia.

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Another 2 TOMCAT wood chippers in Mozambique!

Last week we had the privilege to commission two brand new TOMCAT wood chippers in Beira, Mozambique. The UNDP purchased and donated the wood chippers to the local Beira Municipality to assist with the cleanup after the devastating storm that ravaged the area in March 2019. The UNDP works to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities through the sustainable development of nations.
The wood chippers will help to speed up the cleanup process making the municipality more effective thus saving them time, transport and labor costs.
A big thanks to UNDP for their support and we wish you well with all your future projects!
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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!

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”!

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 in South Africa the…

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…

Hartebeesloop Farmer’s Day in Namibia

On 16 & 17 May 2019 we had the privilege of joining our TOMCAT Chippers dealer JDE Agri at the annual Hartebeesloop Farmer’s Day outside Stampriet in the South of Namibia. We had the chance to demonstrate our products, including our brand new TOMCAT Model 150 AFE Chipper Shredder, and also spoke to existing customers…

FAE Mulchers in South Africa

We had a great time hosting the international sales manager for FAE Mulchers in South Africa last month. Michele came ...
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TOMCAT Log Splitter

While our manufacturing plant at TOMCAT Chippers has been producing our own sought-after wood chipper models for years, the recent ...
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Celebrating 10 Years!

For us at TOMCAT today is a true Throwback Thursday as we look back at the FIRST ever TOMCAT engine-driven ...
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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…

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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

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 in South Africa the…

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

TOMCAT and Tea Tree in KZN

June 28, 2019

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…

Continue Reading
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