In the News Blog

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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Just in! Truckloads of New Compact Excavators & Skidsteers. -
July 8, 2020

Compact ExcavatorsJD17s Move easily from backhoe to excavator-style controls Zero tail swing Rubber tracks, 3-ft 1″ arm, hydraulic thumb Multiple buckets available JD35s Cabbed & ROPS Canopy units Zero tail swing Rubber tracks, 4-ft 4″ & 5’8″ arms, hydraulic thumb Multiple Buckets JD50s Cabbed & ROPS Canopy units Zero tail swing 15″ rubber tracks, 5-ft […]

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Protecting Your Privacy -
July 2, 2020

Many of us are using the internet and social media to connect and try to keep up on the ever changing world around us. Pandemic-related internet resources we are using:Centers for Disease Control and Infectious Disease is a front line resource as well as being such a light-hearted and fun read… Whatcom Co. Covid-19 Community […]

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Birch Equipment Ranks High as Best Place to Work -
October 29, 2019

Birch Culture Shines Like to root for an underdog? Thanks for rooting for Birch Equipment, celebrating our best place to work rankings three times in the last 12 months. It’s a huge honor with our industry largely un-represented. Most participating businesses come from companies in banking, high tech, staffing and consulting firms.    “Here at […]

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Business Through Golf Supporting Community -
July 17, 2018

Birch is on track to earn over $250,000 for Northwest Youth Services and Engedi Refuge via the 2018 Birch Golf Classic. Thanks to Dave Brumbaugh and Business Pulse Magazine for the write-up. Golf tournament is September 6th at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. More info online:      

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Birch Equipment Employee Sets Bar High for Adventure Race -
May 21, 2018

Birch Equipment Shop Staffer Doug Shoup is literally one third the man he used to be. An avid outdoors-man, Doug started kayaking a couple of years ago and things got serious following a conversation with Birch CEO/Owner Sarah Rothenbuhler. Note to self….beware conversing with Sarah….you never know what you’ll end up doing! Here’s Shoup’s story. […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rent – Birch’s Sustainable Practices -
April 2, 2018

How does renting equipment fit into protecting and conserving the environment? Called the “original green industry”, renting is one of the few businesses that completely encompasses the other three “R’s” – when consumers share products through rental, they are reducing their carbon footprint by reusing equipment that has already been manufactured, and recycling it on […]

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