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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

Liebherr is set to debut four new cranes from their Mobile Cranes Product Division at the Bauma expo this year. These cranes, listed below, will feature enhanced performance, resource management, and flexibility, thanks to the company’s dedication to consistently seeking out the newest and most advanced development of successful technologies.
February 7, 2019

Liebherr is debuting their latest EC-B Flat-Top crane series at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Munich, featuring eight units total, all the largest in their class, and all with increased operator comfort in the new LiCAB cabin with intuitive user interfaces. Excitingly enough, three of the cranes will utilize fibre rope, which has a four times longer service life than traditional steel rope and enables cranes to work with higher load capacities while being easier to handle. All of the new cranes can be expected to available in April of this year.
February 6, 2019

Liebherr will be attending Buama 2019 this year, and the presentation they have prepared is sure to be an earth-shattering event. Not only will they be hosting daily shows and an innovation lab where attendees can stop by to see their latest future-focused technologies, but Liebherr will also be showcasing INTUSI, their adaptive and intuitive new solution for machine communications. Specialists will also be able preview a package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for XPower wheel loaders, in addition to a new generation of mobile and crawler excavators, like the R 934 and the A 913 Compact Litronic.
February 5, 2019

Bobcat Company has recently introduced the brand new Bobcat Bob-Dock system. This cutting-edge, hydraulic attachment mounting system allows the operator to work hands free, without having to leave the Bobcat compact loader cab. The attachment is optimized for strong, easy, and repeatable hydraulic connections, while minimizing downtime and common operator mistakes.
February 4, 2019

Minimizer, a company serving semi-truck operators, has introduced the brand new steerable axle fender bracket kit. For use with the Watson Chalin SL20K-2065 axle, this bracket kit is designed for MIN2220 fenders.
February 1, 2019

Liebherr has been hard at work in 2019 producing their latest generation of crawler excavators, the “Generation 8”. These powerhouses, produced in Colmar, France, feature increased operator comfort and higher productivity than previous models. The new R 934, based on the original R 934 and R 938 models, will be presented at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Germany alongside an engine meeting Stage V emission standards. This model includes numerous improvements including simplified, safe maintenance work, and increased power.
January 31, 2019

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