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.

Michael Peterson from the Family Business - hand routed lettering for Aria's Farm

We are a Family Business

We have fourteen staff at Peterson’s and we very much consider ourselves a family business. Three of us are related…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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