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Supply Post Industry News - March, 2011

  • New Holland Construction Launches Seven New Skid Steer Loaders

    New Holland Construction recently introduced seven skid steer loaders. With the new 200 Series, New Holland maintains the best-in-class forward dump height and reach with the Super Boom® loader vertical lift design – and introduces breakthrough productivity improvements. The new skid steers culminate five years of customer research, design and engineering improvements. “New Holland skid steers are built around our customers’ needs. Our engineers used input from hundreds of customers to design the new 200 Series line-up,” said Dave December, marketing manager at New Holland Construction. “The New Holland skid steer loaders have been engineered from the ground up. No matter what your line of work, agriculture, landscaping or construction, you’ll work faster, smarter and more profitably with our new skid steers.” The New Holland L218, L220, L223, L225 and L230 skid steer loaders feature the patented vertical lift Super Boom® design, delivering best-in-class forward dump height and reach. “With our new Super Boom loader arm, New Holland skid steer loaders deliver superior lift and reach,” December said. “Unlike competitive models, they can load material to the center of trucks, finishing jobs faster.” The 53-degree dump angle on the 200 Series skid steer loaders is also best in class. This lets operators empty the bucket faster, increasing cycle times and productivity. The new self-leveling bucket feature on the five models with the Super Boom design allows attachments to maintain the preset location throughout the lift cycle. “Customers using pallet forks or other attachments to load materials into confined spaces will appreciate the extra work they’ll be able to complete with the self-leveling feature,” December said. For long load and carry operations, the optional Glide Ride feature on the five New Holland skid steer loader models with the Super Boom design ensures a smooth ride over the roughest job site. These five models are rated from 57 hp (42 kW) to 84 hp (63 kW). The L218 has an operating weight of 5,850 lbs (2,660 kg) and a bucket breakout force of 5,435 lbs (24.2 kN). The L230 has an operating weight of 8,300 lbs (3,765 kg) and a bucket breakout force of 8,585 lbs (38.2 kN). New Holland also introduced two compact models, the L213 and L215. Each features a radial lift design, providing excellent digging performance. “Unlike other manufacturers, New Holland outfits its smaller units with a full-size cab and all the premium features,” December explained. “This includes air ride seats, heat, air conditioning, Glide Ride, self-leveling bucket and more. Plus, we beefed up our engines with 20 percent more horespower than their L Series predecessors.” A heavy-duty, 1,000 cold cranking amp battery is also standard. The L213 is rated at 43 hp (31.8 kW), with a rated operating capacity of 1,300 lbs (590 kg) and a bucket breakout force of 4,150 lbs (18.5 kN). The L215 is rated at 49 hp (36.3 kW), with a rated operating capacity of 1,500 lbs (680 kg) and a bucket breakout force of 4,150 lbs (18.5 kN). “A comfortable operator is a productive operator,” December said. “Our New Holland 200 Series skid steer loaders provide a superior working environment. Check out the competition.” The New Holland cab is the widest, most comfortable cab in the industry, providing more head and foot room, and offering superior visibility in critical zones. The New Holland cab is equipped with many new features, including:

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    Mar 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Skate 48.......Everybody Wins!

    On February 19th, SMS Rents sales staff enjoyed their just rewards as they and their teammates counted themselves among the winners at the 21st annual Skate 48 hockey tournament in Kitchener, Ontario. Coming out on top of a 5-3 score in their second game of the tournament, the Form & Build/SMS Rents team was treated to a prize beef-on-a-bun dinner at the post-game party. Their opponents, however, had to be satisfied with hot dogs and the satisfaction of losing their game to a winning cause. As per the tournament rules!

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    Mar 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Medium Duty Extended Warranty Program Available Through December 31, 2011

    Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial is offering an Extended Warranty Program through Dec. 31, 2011, for Canadian customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 5-7 factory or dealer stock units that meet eligibility requirements.

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    Mar 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Optimism Increases in Trucking Industry

    There are many signs that the worldwide economic contraction is part of our collective memory. Alberta trucking companies are showing many signs of a return to robust health and many are actively recruiting drivers and adding to their fleets. As a leading economic indicator, activity in the trucking sector points to improved days ahead for the rest of the economy. The Ontario Trucking Association regularly surveys its members to capture a snapshot of the overall health of the industry. The results of the most recent survey point to optimism running high amongst Ontario trucking companies at the start of 2011. Here are the findings:

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    Mar 16, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • New Deister Premium Portable Horizontal Screening Plants Deliver Maximum Mobility, Value & Uptime


    Deister Machine Company, Inc. proudly announces the latest addition to complement its complete line of high-quality vibrating feeding, scalping and screening equipment – the new Deister Premium Portable Horizontal Screening Plants, available in 6-foot x 20-foot; and 8-foot x 20-foot models; and offered in a number of custom configurations suitable for in-pit portability or ease of transport from site to site in crushed stone, and sand & gravel; or in concrete and asphalt recycle applications. Centered on the superior performance of the Deister heavy-duty horizontal triple-shaft vibrating screen, each custom plant is engineered for maximum longevity, value and uptime – and is supported by unequaled service and parts availability.

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    Mar 15, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Peterbilt Increases Production On The Model 382

    Peterbilt Motors Company announces an increase in production of the new Model 382 at the Peterbilt truck manufacturing facility in Denton, TX. The new Model 382 offers outstanding maneuverability, aerodynamic efficiency, and exceptional serviceability for shorter haul pick-up, delivery and diminishing load markets. “Optimized safety and steering capabilities for congested areas, advanced aerodynamics for excellent fuel efficiency and serviceability for lower operating costs makes the Model 382 the ultimate vehicle for the short and regional haul markets” Bill Jackson, Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president. “Having delivered the first Model 382 to Columbia Distributing in December, we are excited to increase production of this vehicle delivering customers ideal performance and savings.” Driver comfort and safety are built into the Model 382 with a cab specifically designed to meet the needs of the driver. The sloped hood of the Model 382 provides optimal visibility and a technologically advanced forward-lighting system produces both a broader and brighter lighted area. With back-lit gauges, contoured door panels, and rocker switches placed within easy reach, everything in the driver’s operating environment is ergonomically designed to keep the driver alert, comfortable and productive. The HVAC system offers improved air flow, but also reduces maintenance costs. Power windows, mirrors and lock switches are located in the new door pad design and dual cup holders provide added convenience. The new Model 382 is powered by a highly efficient 2010 Cummins ISL9 engine which has one of the highest power-to-weight ratios in its class with heavy-duty features like replaceable wet liners. An improved Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved air flow allows the ISL9 to run stronger and with greater responsiveness than previous engines. Ratings range from 345-380 hp with a maximum 1300 lb-ft of torque.

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    Mar 14, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Talbert Mfg Shows New Fine-Tuned Custom Trailer Designs At Mid-America Trucking Show 2011

    Talbert Manufacturing, a leader in the specialty-built trailer and transport system industry, recently exhibited two newly fine-tuned custom trailer models at the 2011 Mid-America Trucking Show. Attendees viewed the Talbert 55-Ton RA Beam Deck Trailer; and the Talbert 35-Ton HRG Double Drop Trailer. “Each of these trailers is the result of specific customized design features to meet our customers’ exacting specifications; as well as improved engineering initiatives that deliver greater longevity, load capacity, flexibility, and ease of use to our customers. Our sales and engineering staff will be on-hand at the booth to discuss the features, benefits and applications of these units or any others within our complete line of custom-built trailers,” says Greg D. Smith, vice president of sales and marketing for Talbert Manufacturing.

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    Mar 14, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Nothing Undercover About Mack CEO’s Commitment To Building In The USA

    In a recent episode of the CBS hit series Undercover Boss, Denny Slagle, President & CEO of Mack Trucks, Inc., addressed employee rumors about the company moving production to Mexico, said it’s important that products continue to be made in the U.S., and expressed his belief that Mack can remain competitive building trucks in America. “Because we’re part of the only heavy-duty truck manufacturing group building exclusively in the U.S. for the North American market, it’s natural for this concern to be on employees’ minds,” Slagle said. “Like our employees, I want my grandchildren to grow up in a country that builds things. I think it’s essential to securing the future economic health of our communities and our country. But we’re not entitled to that future. We have to earn the ability to keep manufacturing here by ensuring we’re competitive – and I’m convinced that working together, we can do just that.” “I won’t say buy our products just because they are made in America,” Slagle said. “But all things being equal, I think it’s important to put your thumb on the scale for this country.” Each week, Undercover Boss follows a different executive on an undercover mission to examine the inner workings of their companies. The Mack episode was broadcast on Sunday, February 20, drawing 10.7 million viewers, and can be viewed online at www.cbs.com/primetime/undercover_boss/video/

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    Mar 13, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • PALFINGER Marine Crane Onboard The Ocean Giant Allure Of The Seas

    The Allure of the Seas is the second and latest ship in the Oasis class. On 16 decks it has space for more than 5,400 passengers and 2,100 crew. A PALFINGER PK 150002 marine crane is used for transporting and planting trees onboard the ocean giant.

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    Mar 10, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Delphi Announces 'Win The Delphi Dream Shop' Giveaway

    Delphi is helping to create a dream come true for one lucky technician this year with its "Win the Delphi Dream Shop" giveaway. The giveaway, to be announced at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in November 2011, will provide one technician Delphi parts, tools, equipment and training to help them upgrade their current shop or build their own Dream Shop. The prize is part of Delphi's third-annual Destination: Victory Lane promotion www.delphi.com/victorylane. The Delphi Dream Shop giveaway includes electronic equipment needed to service today's vehicle electronics reality such as a high-performance laptop with shop management software, A/C recovery machine, diagnostic tool pro scanner, diagnostics software, OBDII/CAN hand-held reader and fuel system tester. Other items include shop supplies such as a lift to 11,000 pound capacity, transmission jack, compressor and air tools, two-ton service jack, engine lift, tire changer and balancer, battery charger and tester, and brake lathe. Delphi is offering the winner comprehensive training, as well as a subscription to Delphi's RepairPoint to provide further online diagnostic support. The technician will also receive Delphi parts from its fuel, engine management, heating and cooling, and Diesel product portfolio. Whether a Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen or Chrysler, Delphi's wide import and domestic application coverage includes fuel pumps for three out of four vehicles in North America, and 95 percent O2 coverage. Delphi also covers more than one-half of all engine management repairs with its comprehensive ignition, emission, sensors and fuel injectors/regulators product assortment. This broad application coverage includes vehicles from 1985 to current model year. "As partner to 25 of the largest OEMs worldwide and an aftermarket leader, we know what it takes to repair the electronic systems in today's vehicles," said Francisco (Frank) A. Ordoñez, president, Delphi Product & Service Solutions. "We are very excited to offer a chance for one technician to open their own shop and start with the right parts, tools and training. It clearly demonstrates our passion for the industry and a desire to help technicians in their day-to-day responsibilities." In addition to the Dream Shop grand prize, technicians also have the chance to win monthly, weekly and instant prizes including 42" HD TVs, fender covers, technician gloves, BassPro gift cards, Delphi merchandise and more. They can also follow Delphi-sponsored Hendrick Motorsports race teams all while learning about Delphi's engine management, fuel management, and heating and cooling products for Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Volkswagen and Honda vehicles to name a few. Technicians can sign up at www.delphi.com/victorylane. Past Destination: Victory Lane winners have enjoyed experiences of a lifetime such as race weekends in Dover, Charlotte and Homestead with "meet-and-greets" with Hendrick Motorsports drivers. One winner participated behind the scenes at a Delphi photo and video shoot with Mark Martin at Hendrick Motorsports headquarters. "Destination: Victory Lane has steadily grown from its inception in 2009 to more than 10,000 active participants," said Carrie Wright, vice president, Global Brand, Communications & Promotions, DPSS. "It appeals to technicians by giving them important technology and repair information they can use to service almost any vehicle on the road today. It also gives them unique access to some of their favorite Hendrick drivers like Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin, as well as their crew chiefs." Once registered at Delphi's Destination: Victory Lane website, technicians are encouraged to come back every day for more entries and chances to win. Included in the Delphi Dream Shop grand prize are:

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    Mar 10, 2011 - 7 years ago

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