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ASA Electronics has collaborated with ATW to develop a new version of their iN-Command Control System specifically for utility trailers. This addition brings automated smart control to the utility trailer market for the first time. This iN-Command technology for trailers will be available on select models from ATW brands including Big Tex Trailers and PJ Trailers.
September 17, 2019

John Deere has extended their eight-year/20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader. This decision comes with the company’s confidence in the durability of their models. The 944K wheel loader was already named as a finalist for the Diesel Progress Summit Awards in the Electrification Application of the Year category, further giving assurance to the commitment John Deere has to providing long-lasting machines to customers.
September 14, 2019

A brand new event will be debuted at this year’s Thailand-based AGRITECHNICA ASIA trade fair. Announced by the organizers of AGRITECHNICA ASIA, the DLG, (German Agricultural Society,) and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, The “Argifuture Conference & Exhibition” is part of an intrepid strategy to aid local farmers in the Southeast Asia region with viable farming solutions. You can visit this new addition at the expo December 2-3rd of 2019.
September 11, 2019

Over the past few months, My Little Salesman has been a construction site behind the scenes. The project? The My Little Salesman logo. The reason? To have the logo reflect My Little Salesman’s mission of "bringing buyers and sellers together" in the 21st century. In this article, we take a look at our logos over the last 61 years and our goals for the new logo. Over the next few months, you’ll see our new logo rolled out to all My Little Salesman publications, communications, and experiences.
September 10, 2019

Vermeer’s new 50-series 3-point mowers with Quick HItch hookup are the solution you’ve been looking for to minimize the difficulty and inconvenience usually associated with hitch systems. These mowers come equipped with a blade retention system and allow for quick blade changes. With these new, more efficient models, you can hook and unhook implements with only one person easily, allowing you to use your tractor for other jobs throughout the year.
September 6, 2019

At this year’s Farm Progress Show, Hesston by Massy Ferguson debuted the new MF1316S RazorEdge pull-type disc mower conditioner for North American producers. This 16-foot, center-pivot mower model offers smooth crop feeding, optimizes crop throughput, and offers a better windrow formation and simplified service points. Operators can now cut and condition more acres per day with the help of several enhancements and upgrades from the previous MF1395 model.
August 30, 2019

Singapore will be hosting an all-in-one tradeshow platform that will cover the entire built environment value chain on September 4th-6th of 2019 in order to meet the precarious and more urgent needs of Asia-Pacific’s built environment industry. Organized by the Building Construction Authority of Singapore, the International Built Environment Week, or IBEW, of 2019 will feature four dynamic tradeshows that have been specifically curated to showcase the industry’s technological mastery. These showcases aim to ultimately accelerate the industry’s metamorphosis into a smart, efficient, and sustainable built environment that can focus on fostering people-first cities.
August 29, 2019

Komatusu America has released their newest low ground pressure dozer, the 354 horsepower D155AX-8 LGP. This new model merges the technology from the original D155AX-8 with an additional two blade options as well as a 12% wider track gauge and a 9% longer track on the ground. This updated dozer also offers 47% lower ground pressure, enhanced performance overall, and improved flotation and stability, making it perfect for gas and pipeline applications.
August 26, 2019

At this year’s Farm Progress Show, held in August, Hesston by Massey Ferguson deuted their 9300 Series RazorBar Rotary Disc Headers made for Hesston WR9900 Series self-propelled windrowers. This industry-leading hay equipment brand from AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) will be supplying North American producers with their new model as a way to optimize crop throughput and quality. New easy-to-service belt-drive augers and low-profile RazorBar rotary disc cutterbars contribute to the ability to cut and condition more acres in a single day.
August 24, 2019

For Volvo CE and customers as well, machine uptime is of the utmost importance. Since the launch of ActiveCare Direct, Volvo has improved their ability to catch machine problems before they crop up. So far, two years of hard work put into improving uptime services have seen quantifiable improvements, such as:
August 23, 2019

Caterpillar has released 16 new models that advance the D and D2 Series notoriety for comfort, quality, and performance. These D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders (SSL) and Compact Track Loaders (CTL) offer enhancements to the operator experience, as well as track loader stability. The new D3 Series models will also support and recognize a new line of Smart Attachments with the ability to tailor the controls and operator information to match the specific tool and task at hand.
August 23, 2019

Komatsu America has officially appointed Tractor & Equipment Company (TEC) as the forestry equipment distributor for Alabama, Georgia, and Florida’s northwest region. This is a logical next step for Komatsu as TEC is already the distributor for these same regions for Komatsu’s construction and mining equipment. TEC will be handling the full line of Komatu’s forestry equipment, including log loaders, track feller bunchers, harvesting/processing heads, and wheeled harvesters.
August 22, 2019

Case IH is now offering their brand new AutoBoom XRT automatic boom height control on Patriot and Trident series sprayers as an expansion of their existing high-efficiency spraying options. This next-generation technology uses a combination of chassis monitoring and sensors to see ahead of the sprayer in order to detect changes in terrain and automatically adjust the booms. The radar sensors can also be configured to maximize boom life, maintain a level spray platform, and detect the location of the ground or crop canopy for the most accurate, high-efficiency spraying. 
August 21, 2019

Many might not know that the Liebherr Group has roots dating back 70 years ago during the rebuilding of Germany and Europe. On August 19th, 1949, Hans Liebherr was issued a patent for the first mobile tower crane by the German Patent Office. This invention paved the way for the success story that followed.
August 20, 2019

Hitachi’s all new EX3600-7 mining excavator is their fourth machine to be added to the new EX-7 Series lineup. Built for increased efficiency, durability, and reliability, this newly unveiled model offers a level of quality unsurpassed by its predecessors. This release follows the launch of the EX5600-7, EX2600-7 and EX1200-7, and will be available for customers in North and South America.
August 20, 2019

In an effort to offer the power and comfort customers desire, John Deere has rolled out their new Class Production Class L-Series wheel loaders. Designed for the toughest and most demanding worksites, the series includes three models: the 744L, the 824L, and the 844L. These wheel loaders come equipped with new electrohydraulic (EH) controls and an improved HVAC system in addition to a roomier cab, making the experience of operation much more comfortable and productive. 
August 16, 2019

Komatsu America Corp has debuted of their new WA900-8 wheel loader, designed to load more trucks per shift. As a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, Komatsu purpose-built the WA900-8 to load 70-150 ton haul trucks in a more comfortable work environment. This 256,618 lb. model even comes equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations-compliant engine. 
August 14, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. is upping their game with new technology that offers integrated machine control 100% of the time. With Proactive Dozing Control logic, operators can not only perform auto-spreading,  auto-stripping, and high production dozing, but they can also finish grading as well. This precision driven system, built on the company’s already existing intelligent machine control, will be available on Komatsu D51EXi-24, D51PXi-24, D61EXi-24 and D61PXi-24 dozers.
August 13, 2019

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is extending their standard warranty globally to now encompass two years for all LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling crane models. Terms and conditions will remain the same as before, with the three year warranty still applying to steel components. The warranty will be valid for any cranes ordered after August 1st of 2019.
August 12, 2019

Who would have ever guessed that a successful and expanding forestry company would have blossomed out of the simple desire to own a four-wheeler? For Drew Betts, owner of Clay Hill Equipment based out of New Brunswick, Canada, this unconventional progression is exactly what got him to where to he is today. At the age of only 32, Bett’s company, which started with only one employee, now consists of 30 employees, a fleet of seven harvesters working four Waratah heads, three forwarders, and nine trucks. But how did he get here? 
August 9, 2019

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