Peterson Portable Sawmills

Cutting Comments – Peterson’s CEO’s Blog

Our CEO, Kerris Browne shares stories and updates direct from Peterson Portable Sawmills’ HQ in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Aaron Kalan making horizontal blade adjustments on the Peterson quality portable sawmill

Each quality portable sawmill is tested before delivery

. This month, it is my turn to write the Peterson blog. I’m Aaron Kalan, Sales Manager at Peterson Portable…

Read more

Mark van Zee with the Big Beech log which inspired his slabbing project

Visitors from the Netherlands

CEO Kerris Browne : It’s been a very wet and cold winter here in Rotorua – the latest freeze even…

Read more

Peterson Portable Sawmills at Stand O16, SawTechLogExpo, Renfrew, Ontario.

Chris Browne in Canada to train new Peterson sawmill owners

My name has been mentioned in this blog a lot in the past, so I’ve decided to hijack it! I’m Chris…

Read more

Peterson mill in a Flat Pack

CEO Challenges and Opportunities in May

  When we face challenges in business, we look for opportunities.  Earlier this year we agreed to provide our American…

Read more

Ezra and Aaron in background with mill, Layla in foreground introducting ATS interview session.

When the Boss is Busy with “Running Business”

Though I am the CEO of Petersons, I also have running business interests in other activities : including a Bed-and-Breakfast; working…

Read more

Please VOTE for Kerris – Making Sport and Fitness Coaching Accessible for Anyone

As well as being CEO of Peterson Portable Sawmills, I am passionate about helping people achieve fitness and health goals…

Read more

Kerris and powertools, home woodworking project

Fresh start in 2017

Here in New Zealand, Christmas and New Year holidays coincide with our annual summer break. New Year’s Eve is traditionally…

Read more

Ash and Kerris celebrating before Peterson holidays

Tis the season, summer holidays

‘Tis the season for outdoor summer festivities in New Zealand, and the Peterson team have been winding down for the…

Read more

Apologetic gift of Wine

Stuff-up of the Year!

Ok so we are real human beings. We make mistakes… sometimes. Someone didn’t tell someone else something, and a part…

Read more

Kerris and Chris Browne

The Wife of a Sawmill Specialist

It’s hard being a single mum and the wife of a sawmill specialist! Yes, I DO have a husband –…

Read more