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HiPower Opens New Gen-Set Operations

6 hours 47 min ago
HiPower Systems, the North America subsidiary of Spain’s Himoinsa, has opened a new 515,000 sq. ft. (47,845 m2) manufacturing operation in Olathe, Kan. With a projected capacity of 10,000 units per year, the new HiPower facility will manufacture all of Himoinsa’s product ranges for standby and prime power applications. This is the company’s third...

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New Logo For Cat Products

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:07
Cat machines, engines, generator sets and work tools will soon have a new look. Caterpillar is replacing the current “Power Edge” trade dress (the Cat trademark on a black background accented with a diagonal red bar) with a new graphic design it called “Cat Modern Hex.” The Cat Modern Hex design combines the traditional Cat […]

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Announcing the Diesel Progress Summit

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 03:00
Conference & awards event to be held in Louisville Sept. 30, 2019, the day before the ICUEE show. Diesel Progress and KHL Group are launching the inaugural Diesel Progress Summit, a combined conference and awards dinner on September 30, 2019, the day before the ICUEE show. The Summit – co-located with ICUEE and supported by […]

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Camso Celebrates Expansion Of Iowa Factory

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:32
Track and undercarriage specialist Camso recently inaugurated its new 240,000 sq. ft. factory in eastern Iowa during an event for employees, partners and customers. The new location has reportedly increased the company’s manufacturing and storage footprint in the community of Peosta by 85%. “To meet the growing demand for track systems and...

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Big Lift In Chinese Crane Sales

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:39
Sales of mobile cranes in China more than doubled last year to almost 20,000 units, said Off-Highway Research citing a recent study on the market. A further 43% growth is expected in 2018 and demand is expected to peak in 2019 when some 31,000 mobile cranes are expected to be sold. Although some decline is […]

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No CE In EU Clean Vehicles Directive

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:13
According to a report from the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), the European Parliament Environment Committee has voted on a proposal to amend Directive 2009/33/EU on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles, the so-called Clean Vehicles Directive (CVD). CECE reports that all amendments calling for...

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IAI Gets Autonomous Dozer Contract

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:37
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said it has won a contract for the conversion of Caterpillar dozers into autonomous machines that will be commissioned for complex engineering tasks in dangerous areas. The new autonomous system belongs to a family of robotic solutions developed by the Israeli company. “The autonomous dozer takes us additional...

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Kuhn To Acquire French Sprayer Specialist

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:01
Kuhn Group has signed an agreement aimed at the purchase of all outstanding shares of French sprayer specialist Artec Pulverisation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2005 by Jean-Pierre Chevallier, Artec specializes in the manufacture of self-propelled agricultural sprayers. In 2017, Artec’s revenues reached 19 million euros...

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John Deere’s New 4.5L Marine Diesel

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:27
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has introduced the new model 4045SFM85 marine propulsion diesel. The new 4.5L, four-cylinder engine offers high power-to-weight ratio for repowering and new boat construction and is targeted for planing and semi-displacement hulls. The new PowerTech 4045SFM85 has two ratings for light-duty commercial vessels,...

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Ford Starts StreetScooter eVan Production

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:14
Ford has begun production of the Deutsche Post DHL StreetScooter Work XL electric van at its European headquarters in Cologne, Germany. Deutsche Post DHL Group is using the Work XL to support its urban parcel delivery service in Germany. StreetScooter has been a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group since 2014. Read more about it […]

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CVTCORP And Bonfiglioli Link-Up

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:42
  CVTCORP, which designs and develops high-efficiency mechanical Continuously Variable Transmissions (mCVT) for the off-highway market, and Bonfiglioli, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of geared motors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters, have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for Bonfiglioli to manufacture...

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Power Deal For Greenshields JCB

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:25
Mather + Stuart Power Solutions, the UK-based power generation division of equipment rental firm A-Plant, has placed an order with Greenshields JCB for 124 rental specification generators, to meet the demands of its rapid fleet expansion. In a deal worth £4.5 million, the company will take JCB G150RS models, the G200RS and the G250RS. The...

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Liebherr’s New Diesel Assembly Line

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:36
Liebherr inaugurated a new assembly line for large diesel engines at its Liebherr Components’ plant in Colmar, France. The building of the new assembly plant started in 2012 with the official start of operations in 2014. In 2016, Liebherr secured an agreement with Kohler/SDMO for the supply of its D98 engines for SDMO’s gen-sets – […]

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Total Energy Systems Buys Gen Power Products

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 15:49
Total Energy Systems, LLC, part of Morley-Murphy Co., Green Bay, Wis. has acquired Gen Power Products, Inc., a Kohler generator distributor in Wixom, Mich. Total Energy Systems is a distributor for Kohler Power Systems’ including industrial, marine, mobile, and residential generators, plus transfer switches and switchgear. The company also is a...

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Komatsu, Consol Get NIOSH Award

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:29
Consol Energy Inc. and Komatsu Mining Corp. have been awarded the 2018 National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award for their work together to develop and implement a first-of-its-kind shield proximity system for use in United States coal applications. The personal proximity...

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Topcon Agriculture Opens Kansas Research Campus

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:24
Topcon Agriculture has established a research campus in the Kansas State University office park in Manhattan, Kan. The company said the move it is expected to promote collaboration and engagement with students and faculty, boost the company’s research capacity and solidify connections with producers through K-State Research and Extension. “Topcon...

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Siemens To Acquire Russelectric

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 08:56
Siemens announced plans to acquire Massachusetts-based Russelectric, a manufacturer of power control systems including paralleling switchgear and automatic transfer switches. Siemens said the acquisition will bring together the companies’ complementary advanced electrical power portfolios and service organizations to help critical markets such as...

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Cummins, Isuzu Look At “Partnership Opportunities”

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:14
Cummins Inc. and Isuzu Motors Limited have signed a letter of intent to jointly evaluate opportunities to deliver globally competitive products. In the commercial vehicle space, power sources are increasingly becoming more diverse and emissions regulations continue to grow more stringent around the world, Cummins said. Significant investment will...

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Directional Valves For Loaders

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:20
Walvoil announced it will launch a new directional valve for front loaders and other lifting applications. The main characteristic of the new SXP valve, the company said, is the ability to move from a series to a parallel circuit functionality every time it is required by the working conditions. The new SXP directional valves start […]

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Hatz Names New Rep In Switzerland

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:21
Motorenfabrik Hatz has announced that Hans Wegmüller AG (HWAG) is now its representative in Switzerland. “With the new H-series, we brought a new generation of electronically controlled, liquid-cooled engines to market-readiness,” said Bernhard Richter-Schützeneder, Hatz director Sales and Marketing. “As a result of expanding the application range...

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