Farming Magazine - December, 2013

PRODUCT FOCUS

Maple Equipment & Products

Bacon Farm Maple Products

Provides automatic draw-offs, canner/finishers, evaporators, filter presses and syrup draw-off tanks, reverse osmosis machines and sugaring supplies.

http://www.baconfarmmaple.com, 866-792-7351

Bacon Jug Co.

Offers HDPE maple syrup jugs in 3.4-ounce, 8-ounce, 16-ounce, 32-ounce, 64-ounce and 1-gallon sizes.

http://www.thebaconjugcompany.com, 603-444-1050

Bennett's Maple Products

Helps sugar makers set up new operations, offers GPS mapping of sugar bushes and is a CDL dealer. Covers Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.

518-222-4990

Burch Bottle & Packaging

Supplying glass, plastic and metal packaging to the maple industry for over 25 years. Custom package design is available.

http://www.burchbottle.com, 800-903-2830

Catskill Mountain Maple

Cornell-tested Zap-Bac antimicrobial sap spouts can increase sap production by 70 percent. Spouts are designed with ion technology specifically for maple.

http://www.catskillmountainmaple.com, 607-746-6215

CDL USA

Designed for high-vacuum operations, Maxflow 5/16-inch fittings eliminate micro leaks from parting lines and maintain a firm grip on the tubing.

http://www.cdlusa.net, 800-762-5587

Countryside Hardware

Products include an assortment of glass and plastic containers, labels and tags, filtering and canning supplies, buckets, spouts and more.

http://www.countrysidehardware.com, 315-852-3326

Goodrich's Maple Farm

The Sap Puller Pump 200G is a gasoline-powered unit that is great to use where there is no electrical access. Ideal for smaller producers.

http://www.goodrichmaplefarm.com, 800-639-1854

Indiana Vacuum

Vacuum systems for the maple industry include the 53 CFM, 3 hp electric unit, which is oil-sealed and features 29 inches of vacuum capacity.

http://www.harrissugarbush.com, 765-653-5108

Justus Asthalter Maple Syrup

Authorized dealers for Sugarhill containers, with a fully stocked inventory of glass and plastic products. Also carries Leader Evaporator products.

http://www.justusmaple.com, 845-292-8569

Lapierre

The Hurricane Force 5 evaporator has variable-speed blowers that allow you to control the evaporation rate to best suit the sap quality and concentration.

http://www.elapierre.com, 802-868-2328

Marathon Machine

Sap Meister stainless steel spouts are solid, simple and sanitary. The quick-disconnect system offers fast, leak-proof, indestructible connections.

lrufener@marathonmachine.com, 715-257-1023

Marcland Instruments

Auto draw-off systems, thermometers, refractometers, pH meters, color grade meters, barometers, level alarms, stainless valves and fittings, and more.

http://www.marcland-usa.com, 518-532-7922

Merrifield Farm

Evaporators, equipment and supplies. Dealers for Lapierre USA, Dominion & Grimm, Maple Pro, CDL and Marcland.

207-892-5061

Shaver-Hill Maple

Distributor for Leader Evaporator with a fully stocked showroom. Offers a variety of maple products, along with new and used equipment.

http://www.shaverhillfarm.com, 607-652-6792

Suga Country Products

A fully stocked showroom is open year-round. Evaporators are on display, along with a large variety of fittings, glassware, tubing and more.

http://www.sugacountryproducts.com, 207-923-3355

Sugarhill Containers

Plastic containers with a proprietary classic shape in a full range of sizes with colorful printed labels. Custom label design is available.

http://www.hillsideplastics.com, 413-863-2222

Sunrise Metal Shop

Provides energy-efficient products for everyone from hobbyists to commercial producers. Quality maple syrup equipment since 1971.

260-463-4026

Wendel's Maple

Lots of tubing and main line in stock. Authorized dealer for Leader Evaporator, Marcland, Indiana Vacuum, Sugarhill Containers, Wes Fab and more.

716-592-2299