IPEF, through its Cooperative Program on Forest Mechanization and Automation (PCMAF), released the findings from a study called "Survey of Mechanization Level in Silviculture". THe goal of the study was provide information to decision makers about the status of mechanization in Brazil. The survey was based on information supplied by nine forestry companies affiliated to the program. Data was collected by using interviews and by using a software program called PCMApp. After collecting the data, it was sent to the companies for validation.