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AGCO Invests $2 Million In Compact And Utility Tractor Site

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:37
AGCO Corp. said it is investing $2 million in its Edgewood, Md., assembly and distribution facility for Massey Ferguson compact and utility tractors and equipment (CUE). More production and warehouse space, new assembly line equipment and conversion to paperless order tracking through assembly, quality control and shipping are some of the...

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Dominiak New Chief Technical Officer At Dana

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:45
Dana Inc. announced that Christophe Dominiak has been named senior vice president and chief technology officer.  He succeeds George Constand, who is retiring. Dominiak most recently served as vice president of global engineering for Dana’s Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies business.  Previously, he was deputy chief technology officer...

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MTU Diesels For Polish Military Vehicles

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:59
Rolls-Royce will supply 500 MTU Series 106 engines to Polish vehicle manufacturer Jelcz. The type 6R 106 TD21 engines will be used to power four-wheel drive Jelcz 442.32 all-terrain trucks for use by the Polish Armed Forces. The first of these engines are due to ship this year. MTU said it has already supplied 900… The post MTU Diesels For...

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New MTU Engine Distributor In Japan

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:00
Rolls-Royce Power Systems announced that Japanese company Tominaga & Co., Ltd. will distribute MTU engines and products to the  marine, oil and gas, rail and construction and industrial engine markets as a distributor for MTU Japan Co., Ltd. MTU Japan’s primary focus lies in construction and industrial, mobile, mining, agricultural and...

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Oshkosh Gets Additional FMTV Orders

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:49
Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced that the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has announced an administrative modification to the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A1P2 requirements contract with Oshkosh, establishing the eighth, ninth and tenth Order Years’...

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Power Test Acquires SuperFlow/Hicklin Engineering

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:20
Power Test Inc., a dynamometer and custom test stand manufacturer headquartered in Sussex, Wis., announced that it has completed a transaction to acquire SuperFlow Technologies/Hicklin Engineering. No financial details were provided. SuperFlow was established in 1972 as a manufacturer of engine test equipment and dynamometers. Hicklin Engineering...

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Vermeer Buys McLaughlin

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:54
Vermeer Corp., Pella, Ia. announced its acquisition of the remaining non-Vermeer interests of McLaughlin Group, Inc., a manufacturer of drill tooling and vacuum excavation equipment. Vermeer took an initial vested position in McLaughlin in 2012, when it acquired a minority interest in the Greenville, SC company.   “Our initial investment in...

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Knorr-Bremse Withdraws Offer For Haldex, Terminates Merger

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:33
The back and forth and often contentious merger discussions between Germany’s Knorr-Bremse AG and Sweden’s Haldex AB has apparently ended with Knorr-Bremse saying it has withdrawn its offer to all shareholders of Haldex AB and thus has abandoned the proposed business combination. Knorr-Bremse said it will also not continue the merger clearance...

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WABCO Buying Meritor Share Of JV

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:29
WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that it will further expand its operations in the commercial vehicle market in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor WABCO joint venture. WABCO has signed an agreement to purchase Meritor, Inc.’s stake in the joint venture business for $250 million. The transaction is expected to close on...

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Texas Company Makes Ideal Acquisition

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:39
Hyundai Ideal Electric Co. announced that the 114-year-old Mansfield, Ohio, manufacturer has been acquired by a privately held affiliate of Gulf Electroquip Ltd. of Houston, Texas. No financial details were provided. Owned since 2007 by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea, Ideal Electric is a global manufacturer of ac generators from...

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JLG, SRC Announce Partnership

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:51
SRC Logistics, Inc., Springfield, Mo. (SRCL), an SRC Holdings Corp. company and a provider of third-party logistics, has announced a strategic partnership with JLG Industries Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa., an Oshkosh Corp. company a manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers. The partnership will help expand JLG’s remanufacturing program...

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Automated Manual Transmission For Chinese Trucks

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:42
        Knorr-Bremse and China-based truck manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group Corporation Ltd. (Dongfeng) will develop automated manual transmissions for Dongfeng’s new generation of heavy-duty trucks via their joint venture in China Knorr-Bremse DETC Commercial Vehicle Braking Technology. “In Europe, automated manual transmissions have...

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Bosch Mahle Turbo Sold

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:37
The Bosch Group and Mahle Group have announced their intention to sell the joint venture Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems (BMTS) to FountainVest Partners, a Chinese private equity investor backed by global institutional investors. A contract was signed in by the parties involved, who have agreed not to disclose the purchase price or any other...

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Dura-Bar Buys Lokey Metals

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:32
Charter Dura-Bar has acquired the iron distribution business of Lokey Metals, Fort Worth, Texas which now becomes the fourth branch of the Dura-Bar Metal Services business.  Dura-Bar said the acquisition strengthens its ability to serve the oil and gas and fluid power industries in the American oilfield services industry and in the American...

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Case Names New VP For EMEA

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:14
Case Construction Equipment has named Jose Cuadrado as vice president in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region for CNH Industrial Construction Equipment businesses. Cuadrado has more than 15 years of international experience within the industrial, construction and agricultural equipment sectors. His most recent position was vice...

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International Truck Announces LoneStar Upgrades

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:41
International Truck announced major enhancements to its LoneStar truck brand with a number of uptime and safety improvements. With a new aerodynamic appearance and breakthrough functional innovations inside and out, the LoneStar is the result of International’s DriverFirst™ design philosophy, the company said. The LoneStar’s Class 8 trucks series...

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Kraft Fluid Systems Acquires Midwest Company Dynacom

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:07
Kraft Fluid Systems Inc. has entered the Wisconsin market by acquiring Dynacom Inc. in Cedarburg, Wis. This move expands the company’s hydraulic component sales and service territory to 12 states largely in the Midwest. Kraft Fluid Systems, a mobile hydraulic company, on Sept. 1, acquired the assets of Dynacom Inc., a hydraulic sales and...

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Deere Acquires Ag Technology Company

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:58
Deere & Co. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, Sunnyvale, Calif., a privately held supplier of advanced spray and application technology that uses machine learning in agricultural applications. Deere said it will invest $305 million to complete the acquisition, which is expected to close in September....

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Deutz Engine Receives EU Stage 5 Certification

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:03
By Roberta Prandi Deutz announced it has received the EU Stage 5 certification for its TTCD 6.1 engine from Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA), the German type-approval authority for vehicles and components in the European Union. The Cologne, Germany-based engine manufacturer is the first to announce official Stage 5 certification for any of its engines....

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Deere Buys Blue River Technology

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 03:10
Deere & Co. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, Sunnyvale, Calif. a provider in applying machine learning to agriculture that in essence provides equipment that can see and manage individual plants. Deere said it will invest $305 million to fully acquire Blue River Technology.  Deere plans to have...

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