Portable sawmill news, articles and stories

Portable sawmill news including articles from a variety of worldwide publications, as well as stories researched and written by members of the Peterson team. In this section of our website, we’ve also included business and general milling articles to give you more insight into the industry.

It pays to do your research when contemplating a sawmill purchase. Read portable sawmill news articles from every brand you’re looking into, discover what that brand’s operators say about their investment and find out about their favourite features.

Included in this section are blog posts from Peterson’s CEO, Kerris Browne (nee Peterson) who lets the reader into her life as the ‘boss lady’ of a majority male led industry, show’s the reader around her farm, introduces you to her family and more. Also included are results from Petersons’ entries into The Great Portable Sawmill Shootout over recent years, it’s worth checking out. Happy reading!

Latest portable sawmill news and articles

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the Peterson world

Cutting comments

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

Portable Sawmill Press Releases

Topics include product changes or upgrades, trade show schedules, new Agent or Representative announcements among other releases of interest

Peterson Owners’ Stories

On the Peterson Owners’ Stories page you’ll find some very interesting stories from mill owners around the world

Peterson Sawmill Owner Field Results

We have collated information provided by Peterson Mill Owners from all around the world and produced a series of Owner Field Results

Sawmill Photo Gallery

These albums originate from Peterson’s Facebook page where we have even more photos available for you to view. Visit and Like us on Facebook today!