A forestry crawler dozer is a crawler (continuous tracked tractor) equipped with a substantial metal plate (known as a blade) used for logging, skidding and towing transport operations in forest. Most of the crawler dozers can be equipped with an optional single shank or multi shank ripper attachment. This attachment is fixed at the back of the dozer and is operated hydraulically to force the tooth or teeth in the ground to the designed depth.
The global forestry crawler dozer market size is estimated to grow from USD 426.56 million in 2015 to USD 359.73 million by 2021, at an estimated CAGR of -2.8% between 2015 and 2021. Worldwide, 3,286 Units forestry crawler dozer have been produced in the year 2015, while North America attributes close to 47.9% of the world production, China close to 30.31%, and Asia-Pacific 9.68%. In terms of types, 160-230HP accounts for 57.05% of all forestry crawler dozer produced, compared to 30.25% for <160HP and 12.7% for >230HP.
The global forestry crawler dozer market report profiles some of the key technological developments in the recent times. It also profiles some of the leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. The major players in the global forestry crawler dozer market are Caterpillar, John Deere, Shantui, Komatsu, Liugong, SINOMACH-HI, Liebherr, Zoomlion, HBIS, and Xiagong.