Morbark, Inc. has signed a contract with Precision Sharpening Devices Inc. to become the exclusive original equipment manufacturer to sell the Bevel Buddy chipper knife sharpener through its authorized dealer network.

Since 1988, Precision Sharpening Devices, Inc., has been manufacturing counter grinding/back beveling equipment for knives used by a variety of industries, mostly for the pulp and paper, sawmill, plywood, and whole tree chipping markets.

The Bevel Buddy handheld sharpener allows the knives to be re-sharpened without needing to be removed from the machine. The knives can be re-sharpened this way two to three times, reducing customer downtime.

“The partnership between Morbark, Inc., and Precision Sharpening Devices, Inc., with their line of Bevel Buddy chipper knife sharpeners will offer our customers a product that helps them operate their equipment at the highest levels of efficiency,” said Mark Mills, Precision Sharpening Devices, Inc. “The results are fuel savings, meeting production quotas, less down time, and greatly reducing their overall costs while maintaining a quality product and a safer work environment. Both parties view this as a ‘What’s best for the customer’ focus.”

“We’re always looking for ways to make our customers more productive, more efficient and more successful,” said John Foote, Morbark VP of sales and marketing. “Partnering with Precision Sharpening Devices, Inc., to offer the Bevel Buddy through our worldwide network of authorized Morbark dealers gives our customers easy access to another tool to help them be more productive, and ultimately, more successful.”