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Terex Corporation recently announced their decision to sell Demag Mobile Cranes to Tadano Ltd. for its approximate $215 million enterprise value. Demag Mobile Cranes manufactures and sells large crawler cranes and all terrain cranes and will continue to do so under its new global crane parent company. The sale is set to close mid-2019, provided government regulatory approvals, and the deal struck will provide Tadano with several Demag sales and service locations, as well as the manufacturing facilities in Zweibrucken, Germany.
March 11, 2019

WasteExpo, North America’s largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, is happening May 6-9, 2019, in Las Vegas. Over the past 50 years, WasteExpo has helped usher in more significant industry innovations than any other—and the future looks even more promising.
March 11, 2019

Tigercat has released the largest machine in their forestry line-up to date, the 890 logger. This heavy-duty, purpose-built forestry carrier is Tigercat’s highest capacity machine, weighing 105,600 lbs, and can be configured for loading, shovel logging, or processing. The new logger comes equipped with a FPT C87 engine, delivering 245 kW (330 hp) at 2,000 rpm for Tier 2 and Tier 4 emission compliance.
February 28, 2019

New Holland announced the debut of their GENESIS T8 Series tractor, equipped with Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, New Holland’s intuitive precision farming platform. The new tractor was built in-house from square one and designed for adaptability to each individual farmer’s unique needs, featuring customizable controls, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort. The GENESIS T8 also utilizes advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors, and dealers in order to reduce downtime and improve productivity.
February 27, 2019

New Case IH 3100 Series II rigid and flex draper headers are here and ready to deliver unmatched harvest performance. The headers boast an impressive 118 product enhancements since the introduction of the original 3100 Series draper header. Improvements include improved durability, increased reliability, and ground-following capabilities.
February 26, 2019

John Deere is releasing an update of their G-Series Swing Machines, meant to improve the operator experience. This update comes as a direct result of feedback from customers, and changes include a new design for improving serviceability and increased productivity and uptime. The eight new models, the 2154G, 2156G, 2654G, 2656G, 3154G, 3156G, 3754G, and 3756G, are built for the toughest of jobs with reliability at the forefront.
February 25, 2019

John Deere is expanding their lineup of 6R Tractors with the addition of two new models, the 6230R and 6250R. These faster, stronger, and smarter tractors aim to bring operators an all encompassing hauling, transport, and loader work solution.
February 24, 2019

Despite the appearance of rain, sleet, and snow, this year’s World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo hit record attendance numbers with 10,063 people registered - a 28 percent increase over last year’s attendance in Houston. With attendees from all 50 states making appearances, as well as all 10 Canadian provinces, the state of Indiana alone saw over 1500 people coming to the expo. International attendance increased 10 percent as well, with delegations as far as Nigeria and Russia making their way to the trade show that was held in Indianapolis on February 12-14th.
February 22, 2019

A division of Liebherr is celebrating their 50-year anniversary this February 22nd! On this day in 1969, Hans Liebherr founded Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH, a divisional controlling company for mobile cranes. Fast forward to today, and the company has approximately 3,600 employees producing around 1,800 machines every year.
February 21, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. announced yesterday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the forestry machine manufacturer, TimberPro. Komatsu is expected to close on this deal on April 1, 2019, subject to all closing conditions being met.
February 20, 2019

Case IH is enhancing two-way data sharing by teaming up with six initial partners to further promote seamless data transfer capabilities between their AFS Connect farm management system and their growing list of third party service providers. With this partnership, producers can seamlessly share in-depth, agronomic data through AFS Connect, which is Case IH’s Advanced Farming Systems precision farming suite. This data sharing will ultimately optimize productivity and in-field efficiency.
February 19, 2019

Cat has recently made a 2019 update to their M Series Medium Wheel Loaders, including the 950M through the 982M. This product update package includes technology that will feature emissions control strategies to meet EU Stage V standards (EU only), expanded productivity measurement tools, remote software update capabilities, and refinements in ground engaging tool and coupler systems, as well as contributing to lower operating costs via extended service intervals. Cat regularly provides periodic updates in order to provide new and improved features for their customers on a quicker, more frequent scale than would be possible for New Product Introduction (NPI) cycles. The update will also enhance the operator experience with new seats and suspensions.
February 18, 2019

Case IH is upping the game with their latest and greatest mapping technology, which will be available on any machines equipped with AFS Soil Command. This tech will help to give producers enhanced insights that will improve operational efficiency and increase yield potential. This new mapping tech, which denotes the company’s progress in agronomic research and field mapping capabilities, adds to an already powerful suite of tillage tools and demonstrates Case IH’s commitment to advancing the future of High-Efficiency Farming.
February 17, 2019

AGCO is introducing to North America their next generation of Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series sub-compact tractors. The new GC1723E and GC1725M tractors are built on a proven, reliable drive-train, and include enhancements such as tilt steering, an integrated joystick for improved operator comfort, and improved visibility via hood changes and more powerful headlights. Ideal for mowing, snow blowing, loader and backhoe work, all of these compact tractor’s improvements provide a “big-tractor” feel.
February 16, 2019

Caterpillar has made a new addition to the Locator series of their Cat Product Link hardware line with the introduction of the PL161 attachment locator. This new device is the most advanced OEM integrated technology solution for attachment tracking, giving users the ability to track both an attachment’s location and its utilization status. The PL 161 aims to help workers keep track of attachments across all worksites, plan for maintenance and replacement of attachments, and minimize lost attachments.
February 15, 2019

Case IH has recently released their new AFS Connect Magnum series tractors, featuring the precision technology of AFS (Case IH’s Advanced Farming Systems), along with a redesigned, more comfortable cab that offers more storage space and easy-to-use controls. These features of the Magnum tractors, in addition to a new display, receiver, and operating system, aim to provide ultimate productivity. The tractors also have all new hardware which allow for remote display viewing and remote support capabilities so that operators can monitor their operations from afar.
February 14, 2019

Case IH is pairing their Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) AccuTurn automated headland-turning technology with their Patriot series sprayers, giving them the leg up on improved accuracy, reduced fatigue, and increased productivity. Compatible with the AFS Pro 700 display, this next-generation AFS auto-guidance tech, combined with the Case IH RS1 steering system, allows sprayer operators of all skill levels to get the job done right the first time. AFS AccuTurn allows for hands-free, automatic, repeatable turns in broadacre and pre-emergence applications with the help of path-planning logic.
February 13, 2019

Manitou North America is holding an exclusive meet and greet event with the IndyCar Series Driver and Manitou Ambassador, Graham Rahal, on February 18th from 12-4pm. Manitou will be showcasing all of their rental solutions across the Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang brands at the upcoming ARA Show in Anaheim, California on February 17-20th at booth 6357/6353, as well as a press event on the 19th from 11-12pm in Mezzanine C. You’ll also want to make sure to stop by for a chance to win a VIP Experience for four at the Long Beach Grand Prix, which includes hotel accomodations and dinner with Graham Rahal himself.
February 12, 2019

Liebherr is showcasing their comprehensive package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for their XPower large wheel loaders to construction industry professionals for the first time at this year’s upcoming Bauma Expo in Munich. These systems will include their active rear person recognition, a sensor-supported, integrated tyre pressure monitoring system, and a new intuitive steering system that will be available for all mid and large series models from Bauma 2019 onwards. All of Liebherr’s assistance systems are developed by Liebherr themselves, meaning that the technology is fully integrated into the machine controls, fully optimizing safety and comfort in their daily wheel loader operations.

 
February 11, 2019

Bobcat Company is releasing a line of six new nitrogen breaker attachments. These new additions, featuring a simpler design for easier maintenance, will cover all Bobcat compact excavators, skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, and mini track loaders. The powerful breakers will provide industry-leading impact energy while living up to the highest quality standards that are expected of the Bobcat brand.
February 8, 2019

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