Kestrel Forestry Services


Kestrel appointed the Irish agents for ARS Tools


Kestrel Forestry Consultants Ltd. Coolgreany, Co. Wexford have been appointed the Irish agents for ARS Tools.  ARS Corporation is a Japanese company which was established in 1876 and have forged a reputation as a manufacturer if top quality forestry and gardening tools.   Based in Osaka and using the best quality Japanese steel, constant product research and a manufacturing process called Impulse Hardening their tools are noted for their strength and longevity properties



 Masashi "Duke" Hirohata

Senior Manager

ARS Europe, Middle East  

and Africa  



Seán Lenihan of Kestrel Forestry Consultants Ltd. is delighted to have acquired the Irish agency for ARS and believes it will complement the existing agencies which the company controls for TUBEX Tree Shelters and Distein Forest Marking Paint.  “ I had been looking around for quite some time for a company which manufactured the range of tools required for most forestry operations.  Some companies produced excellent loppers and secateurs but did not have pruning saws and vica versa.  ARS had the complete package and I was very impressed with their product range and company history “



Kestrel Forestry launched the ARS range of secateurs, pruning saws, loppers and pole saws at the Irish Forestry Woodland and Bio-Energy show in Birr in May 2011 and and the response from the visitors was amazing with really positve comments from contractors and growers alike.

Please follow the link below to view the ARS Range of top quality forest and garden tools                                                                                                                  

Find out more about ARS Forestry Tools here


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