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Exhibiting at the SIMA® Snow and Ice Symposium - Cleveland, OH

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Jun 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Running from June 26th-29th, Snow and Ice Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio is near. The Show consists of fantastic networking, opportunities to learn and two days of viewing the latest and greatest products manufacturers have to offer.

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Problem Solving, Design Engineers, and Skid Steer Attachments

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Jun 18, 2018 at 8:49 PM

When design engineers develop and test new pieces of heavy equipment, it’s easy to imagine that they focus on things like function, manufacturability, durability, and overall performance, and you’d be right. But that’s not all. In many ways, design engineers are problem solvers. They see what needs to be done, and they develop a way to get it done using the materials and resources at their disposal.

One area of problem-solving that’s of particular interest to me, and Virnig Manufacturing as a whole, is waste reduction. Here’s a look at how we use technology to reduce waste.  

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FAQs About Visiting a Skid Steer Attachment Dealer

Posted by: Andy Walz on Jun 7, 2018 at 8:46 PM

For some prospective buyers, the first visit to a skid steer attachment dealer can be a bit overwhelming. But it’s important to remember that you don’t need to know everything before you show up. Dealers work with skid steer owners and operators each and every day, and they’re very good at helping customers find the best attachment for their application.

If you’re the type of person who likes to prepare before visiting a dealer (I know I am), you might find this FAQ helpful.

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Virnig Manufacturing's Skid Steer Attachment Naming System Explained

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on May 29, 2018 at 12:00 AM

You may or may not have noticed, but Virnig attachments don’t have names like “Medium Duty,” “Heavy Duty,” “Extreme Duty,” and the like. Instead, we have the V-Series: V30, V40, V50, V60. While our naming system is a bit different when you first come across it, it really makes understanding the product line much simpler.

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Can You Use a Skid Steer Tree Puller Attachment for More Than Trees?

Posted by: Tyler Monson on May 18, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Yes, you can. A skid steer tree puller attachment can be used for more than trees. While it’s not the most versatile attachment on the market, there are a couple of applications where a tree puller can save you a lot of time and effort. But as something specifically designed for pulling trees, this attachment does provide some noteworthy efficiencies, which I’ll also cover.

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4 Things to Know About Skid Steer Land Leveler Attachments

Posted by: Tyler Monson on May 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM

If you’re looking to grade soil, a skid steer land leveler might be your best option. Sure, some operators might try to get by using a bucket, but grading soil with a bucket is going to take a lot of time to master and even more patience. From the get-go, a land leveler is going to work better and keep frustration away.

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What's the Difference Between Open Front and Closed Front Skid Steer Brush Cutters?

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Apr 26, 2018 at 8:08 AM

When you’re clearing brush, it's important to have the right equipment for the job. With the wide variety of skid steer brush cutters available on the market, knowing how to narrow down your options based on your needs is essential.

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The Value of Working with a Family-Owned Business: Virnig Manufacturing

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Apr 17, 2018 at 7:05 AM

Similar to a lot of success stories, ours began in a garage. In 1989, my parents - Dean and Lois Virnig - started Virnig Manufacturing and Welding in our hometown Pierz, Minnesota. From the early beginnings as a small welding and repair shop to our current outfit as a premium skid steer attachment manufacturer, one thing has remained the same: family hospitality.

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What Innovative Changes Have Virnig Skid Steer Brush Cutters Seen?

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Apr 5, 2018 at 10:01 AM

It can be difficult to know what makes one brush cutter attachment better than another. That’s partly because making an attachment look good takes a lot less effort than making an attachment perform at a high level. And Virnig attachments? They do both. Our attachments are designed to perform and built to last.

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5 Reasons In-House Manufacturing Yields Superior Attachments for Skid Steer Loaders

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Mar 29, 2018 at 7:32 AM

Oftentimes, skid steer attachment manufacturers will say that their products have the “best quality,” which can make it difficult to determine who actually makes the best products. After all, how do you prove it? Instead of focusing on who can say they’re the best in the loudest voice, let’s take a look at one factor that does increase quality: in-house manufacturing.

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