Community

Birch Recognized Nationally as a Top 100 Rental Company in US

June 09, 2022

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. […]


Ski to Sea 2022 Champions

June 01, 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 […]


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 […]


Working Hard for Better Community Balance

May 12, 2022

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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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: https://www.birchgolfclassic.com      


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rent – Birch’s Sustainable Practices

April 02, 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 […]


Honoring Veterans

November 11, 2017

A heartfelt thank you to all of our country’s veterans, past and present, from Birch Equipment. Our gratitude and honor also goes to the family and friends of all veterans who have protected our United States of America. Birch Equipment is especially proud that over 16% of its employees have served in the U.S. Military, […]


Birch Equipment Funds Bellingham Technical College Diesel Technology Scholarship

October 17, 2017

Scholarship Supports Hard Working, Innovative Students  Birch Equipment awarded its first scholarship with Bellingham Technical College. The $1,500 endowed  scholarship supports eligible students in the Diesel Mechanic Program. It’s first recipient, Scott Fuhrman, was honored at an awards breakfast this month, and he has been invited to the Bellingham facility to meet Birch’s maintenance and […]