Bandit Partners with Zenith Cutter on Chipper Knife Distribution and NASCAR Sponsorship

Bandit Industries has partnered with Illinois-based Zenith Cutter Co. to be the exclusive distributor for Zenith Cutter hand-fed and whole-tree chipper knives. Zenith Cutter’s full line of competitively priced chipper knives for Bandit, Morbark, Vermeer and Altec chippers will be available for purchase exclusively through Bandit’s global dealer network of more than 170 locations, parts and service outlets, or directly from Bandit.

A leading manufacturer of high-quality industrial blades and knives, Zenith Cutter is the largest manufacturer of chipper knives in the United States with more than 250,000 units produced annually, serving 10,000 customers and several OEMs.

“We’ve spent considerable time looking at the Zenith brand, from the manufacturing process to materials testing and real-world applications, and these knives are better than any other knife on the market,” said Bandit Industries president Jerry Morey.

To commemorate the partnership, Zenith Cutter joined Bandit in the NASCAR ranks for the Nationwide Series debut of Jake Crum, driving the all-new Bandit Cutter No. 72 Toyota in the Ford 300 on Nov. 19. Bandit previously sponsored the 20-year old NASCAR driver in the Camping World Truck Series.

Headquartered in Loves Park, Ill., Zenith Cutter Co. employs nearly 500 professionals worldwide and is an ISO 9001:2008 company.

Bandit Industries is a leading manufacturer of equipment for the logging, tree service, biomass, land-clearing and wood-waste recycling industries. Bandit offers a complete line of hand-fed wood chippers, stump grinders, whole-tree chippers, forestry mowers and horizontal grinders. Its headquarters are in Remus, Mich.

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