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Supply Post Industry News - July, 2016

  • CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF POWER


    Brand in the sand: Powerscreen hosted a world dealer conference in Florida in 2014, this is a selection of dealers and customers from around the world who attended

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    Jul 27, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • The New Sandvik Commando DC130Ri – Tougher Than Ever

    The new Commando DC130Ri – a rubber tired compact size top hammer drill rig - is the latest addition to Sandvik Construction’s surface drilling product offering. The new machine includes a large number of upgraded features developed through consultations with customers, while the foundation of the unit is based on the series of drill rigs launched in 1988. It is in fact the years of experience that guarantee a versatile, highly productive drill rig combined with intelligence and top-rated mobility. Modular design and practical layout of components, new efficient rock drill and a new intelligent control system with large on-board touch screen, are the core features of the new machine. The fully remote-controlled, hydraulic and self-propelled compact size drilling unit, with 4-wheel carrier, is designed for drilling 22-45 mm holes. But this isn’t all; the new Commando DC130Ri has been built on the feedback received from customers that has resulted in nearly 100 practical changes and upgrades that make this unit really a user friendly - must have - drill rig.

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    Jul 8, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Start Your Engines

    Written by Ron Mullins for the Supply Post Newspaper.

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    Jul 8, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Agreement To Purchase Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.

    Kubota Corporation, Osaka, Japan, entered into an agreement to purchase Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., based in Salina, Kansas. Once complete, the purchase will expand the long-time alliance with Land Pride and will include all five Great Plains divisions with multiple facilities in Kansas and a manufacturing plant in Sleaford, England.

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    Jul 7, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Historic 100,000th Windrower Rolled Off Production Line In Hesston, Kansas

    Hesston by Massey Ferguson, the industry’s leading hay equipment brand of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) unveiled its historic 100,000th windrower. Hesston introduced the self-propelled windrower to the agricultural harvesting world more than 60 years ago – an achievement which was celebrated at the Hesston manufacturing plant by company executives, employees and special guests. The 70-year-old Hesston brand is a leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery, most famous for its high quality haymaking equipment since 1947. The Honorable David K. Kauffman, Mayor of Hesston, was in attendance and declared it “AGCO Hesston Windrower Day.”

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    Jul 6, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Peterbilt’s New Model 520 Expands Refuse Industry Leadership

    Peterbilt Motors Company has expanded its refuse truck line-up with the new Model 520 featuring new seating configurations for route collection versatility, enhanced styling and availability of the PACCAR MX-11 engine.
    “Peterbilt has led the refuse industry for nearly 50 years through vehicle innovations that bring our customers new levels of performance, reliability and versatility,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “The Model 520 continues this strong tradition with new productivity and safety features. The dual-seated / dual-drive configuration allows customers to operate the vehicle from both sides of the cab for greater convenience and comfort.”

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    Jul 1, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Parry Sound Airport Keeps Business Accessible With A Reist Snow Blower

    In a small community like Parry Sound, Ontario, the airport is more than just a transportation terminal. As General Manager of Parry Sound Municipal Airport, it’s Neil Pirie’s job to keep the facility “open for business” for a wide range of activities and enterprises. As well as providing aviation service for cottagers and business flyers, Pirie is also accountable for serving the business park that also shares the site and for maintaining the region’s link to vital emergency services.

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    Jul 1, 2016 - 2 years ago

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