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Wabco In Export Deal With Tata Motors

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:59
Wabco Holdings Inc. announced its first major steering system deal in India following its September 2017 acquisition of U.S.-based R.H. Sheppard, a supplier of steering technologies for commercial vehicles. The company said the supply agreement with Tata Motors is a milestone in delivering steering solutions to international customers.  As a full...

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Diesel Forward Buying Central Motive Power

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:10
Diesel Forward has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Central Motive Power (CMP). The anticipated closing date is mid-August, 2018. Both companies distribute diesel engine parts for leading global manufacturers such as Bosch, Stanadyne, Denso, Delphi, Alliant Power, BorgWarner, Garrett and Holset into the aftermarket. CMP has locations...

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A Good First Half: Deutz Unit Sales, Revenue Climb

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:04
Deutz AG has published its preliminary financial results for the first half of 2018. The Cologne, Germany-based engine manufacturer said unit sales figure for the first half was 105,201 engines, including 6345 electric motors sold under the Torqeedo brand. Deutz said that was an increase of 32.2% versus the 79,599 engines than 79,599 engines sold...

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Michelin, Camso To Join Forces

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:51
Michelin has reached an agreement to acquire Camso and combine the off-the-road (OTR) operations of the two companies to form a new division. Michelin will acquire Camso for US $1.45 billion. Reporting net sales of US $1 billion, Camso, based in Magog, Quebec, Canada, has been designing, manufacturing and marketing off-highway mobility solutions...

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Growth For Compacted Graphite Iron In Engines

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:28
Sweden’s SinterCast AB has announced that annualized series production reached 2.7 million engine equivalents in the second quarter of 2018, surpassing the previous record of 2.5 million engine equivalents set in the first quarter. Following two consecutive quarters of record series production, SinterCast said year-on-year production is up 24% at...

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Another Danfoss Controls Acquisition

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:06
Danfoss has announced an agreement to acquire the Remote Control business, from the Spanish company Ikusi – a provider of telecommunication networks and wireless remote controls.  The Remote Control business of Ikusi includes equipment and technologies for wireless operation and control of truck-mounted cranes, winches, off-road machines,...

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Directional Valves For Excavators

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:05
Walvoil has developed a new directional valve specifically designed for mini and midi hydraulic excavators. The new DPX-HS valve targets machines from 1 to 9 tonnes. Walvoil said that excavators in that range are typically controlled with load-sensing valves — a solution that better controls the machine and is liked by nonprofessional operators and...

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Improved Dump Truck Cylinders

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:29
The Cylinder Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. announced it has developed an improved version of its single acting telescopic (SAT) hydraulic cylinders for the dump truck market. The new SAT cylinder offers a 25% increase in operating pressure to 2500 psi (127 bar) for improved strength and performance, the company said. Parker has redesigned the...

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Transfluid Acquires Bellmarine Manufacturer

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:11
In an effort to continue the expansion of its electric propulsion products, Transfluid announced it has acquired 100% of the shares in IDTechnology B.V. No financial details were provided. IDTechnology, based in the Netherlands, develops and markets electric marine propulsion systems for pleasure boats and commercial vessels under the Bellmarine...

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Volvo CE’s New SVP of Purchasing & Supplier Management

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:38
Effective October 1, Peter Jordansson will take up the position on the Volvo CE executive management team (EMT), reporting to President Melker Jernberg. He will be based at Volvo CE’s Gothenburg headquarters. With more than 20 years of experience in logistics and transport, Jordansson has worked with Volvo Group, Scania and most recently steel...

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Deutz Power Center Midwest Expands

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 08:46
  Deutz Power Center Midwest, North Kansas City, Mo., has added the state of Kansas to its coverage area, which also includes Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois and Northern Indiana. To better support customers in this region, DPC Midwest now offers products and services from five locations and has expanded its number of employees by forty...

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Digital Vice President For Caterpillar

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:14
Caterpillar Inc. said it has appointed Ogi Redzic as a vice president of the company. He will lead Caterpillar’s Digital Enabled Solutions Division (DESD).  His appointment is effective July 30, 2018, and Redzic will report to Group President of Customer & Dealer Support Bob De Lange. DESD is comprised of the company’s data...

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MSHA Seeks Technology To Improve Miner Safety

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:51
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is seeking data on technologies that can improve safety conditions for America’s miners. MSHA’s Request for Information (RFI) focuses on reducing accidents involving mobile equipment at surface mines as well as belt conveyors at surface and underground mines. The RFI is...

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Strike Hits Scania Engine Sales

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:11
    Scania said it has been forced to temporarily stop sales and deliveries of its V8 engines due to protracted strike at component supplier An ongoing strike at one of its crucial suppliers of cast engine components means that Scania said it can’t fulfil its deliveries to customers of more than 2000 trucks ordered […]

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AGCO Awards Top Performing Suppliers

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:16
AGCO Corp. presented three partner awards and nine supplier awards during its fifth annual North America Supplier Day. The 2018 awards were expanded to include Partner of the Year, for suppliers who have surpassed the top level of achievement in innovation, world-class service, global growth and cost savings. “Our annual supplier awards ceremony...

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Solution Strengthened Ductile Iron From Dura-Bar

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:27
Dura-Bar, Woodstock, Ill.  has announces the availability of a new ductile iron grade—Solution Strengthened Ductile Iron or SSDI. With improved strength and ductility, SSDI is being positioned by Dura-Bar as an alternative to 1045 steel used in a oil and gas and fluid power applications. One of the key features of SSDI, Dura-Bar said, is […]

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Another Electric Acquisition By Cummins

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:28
Cummins Inc. announced it is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), which designs and produces hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets. Adding EDI to the Cummins portfolio is the latest step forward in Cummins’ efforts to become a global electrified power leader. No financial details were...

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More JLTVs Ordered From Oshkosh

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:55
Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corp. announced that the U.S. Army has placed a $484 million order for 1574 more Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits. To date, Oshkosh Defense has produced more than 2000 JLTVs and has delivered more than 1600 JLTVs to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. […]

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Danfoss’ D1 Pump Launched In North America

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:54
Danfoss Power Solutions has introduced the D1 high power open circuit axial piston pump to the North American market. The D1 pump is a high pressure, high flow variable displacement axial piston pump, developed specifically for open circuit systems in extreme environments. Its design makes it applicable for mining, heavy duty construction,...

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New Cab Plant For JCB

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:07
JCB has announced that work is under way on a new 350,000 sq. ft. facility for JCB Cab Systems in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, next to two existing JCB facilities. JCB said the plant represents an investment of more than £50 million and will double production of cabs used on its machines. The new plant is scheduled […]

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