In the News Blog

Birch Recognized Nationally as a Top 100 Rental Company in US -

Headquartered in Bellingham with locations in Washington and Alaska, Birch Equipment is local, independent and woman owned. Birch has grown its $56-million equipment fleet through pro-active fleet management and solid relationships with manufacturers and customers. Equipment lines include Terex/Genie, Skyjack, JCB, Hydrema, Sullivan, Generac, Great Northern, and Husqvarna for long- and short-term rentals, sales, services. […]

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Ski to Sea 2022 Champions -
June 1, 2022

Team Birch Equipment wins the 2022 world renowned multi-sport Team Relay Ski to Sea Race! The race began last Sunday at the crack of dawn at the Mount Baker ski area with 334 cross-country skiers passing off to their downhill ski/snowboard, then to their runner who passes off to the road biker. The canoers (2 […]

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Birch Makes Largest Community Contributors List Washington State -
May 12, 2022

For the 3rd year in a row, Birch is being recognized along with Microsoft, Paccar, Costco, Alaska Air, Google, Nordstrom, Walsh Construction, Starbucks and Boeing as one of the top 75 Washington State businesses with the largest community giving programs. “These communities in Washington and Alaska are our homes where we work, play, and raise […]

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Working Hard for Better Community Balance -

The WCBCC is made up of local business owners and government reps. Committee members, community and government personal are concentrating on Whatcom County’s affordable housing crisis, water management (why are we flooding 2+ months per year and have drought 2+ months per year in the same areas?), Whatcom County’s increasing crime and need for a new jail, […]

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Birch Ranks in Top 75 Companies for Corporate Giving -
June 30, 2021

Birch Equipment is one of 75 Washington State businesses being recognized by Puget Sound Business Journal for community philanthropy along with real estate, banking and tech firms and other list makers including Microsoft, Paccar, Inc. Alaska Air, Costco, F5 Networks, Kaiser Permanente, KeyBank and SpaceNeedle LLC.   Puget Sound Business Journal celebrated businesses for collectively […]

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Work at Birch -
May 26, 2021

People come to work at Birch Equipment for its industry-leading reputation and dedication to employees, families, and communities. Here’s why they stay… “At Birch Equipment, employees are valued for who they are and how they work. We have a saying, “How we do anything is how we do everything”. It’s perfect because it puts equal […]

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Birch CEO Presenter at 2020 Access, Lift & Handlers Conference Fall 2020 -
November 18, 2020

The 2020 ALH-Access, Lift & Handlers International Conference- this October drew hundreds of participants from around the world to present the latest on equipment and equipment rental business trends, safety, operations and new technologies. Birch Owner/CEO Sarah Rothenbuhler represented the United States independent equipment industry and co-chaired the event with an impressive line up of […]

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Birch Picks for Great Bites, Unique Cocktails & Local Brews -
August 27, 2020

The bars and restaurants in our downtown communities offer great bites, unique and classic cocktail and local brews. In addition these businesses add to our unique culture and make our communities better places. The ever-changing restrictions with Covid have made it even harder for restaurants to continue operating, but we can do our part to […]

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