Tag: Equipment

CASE will be showcasing at IRE 2017

CASE Construction Equipment will be showcasing the new range of C Series mini excavators at the 4th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) which takes place in Amsterdam, from the 2nd to the 4th May 2017. The line-up will include 3 of the 6 recently launched models: a CASE CX18C, a CX26C and a CX60C.

New C Series, especially suited to the Rental Industry

The C Series mini excavators have been designed to meet the specific needs of rental fleets offering a wide range of advantages for this specific target group.

DEUTZ supplies Terex with Xchange engines  

The DEUTZ Corporation based in Georgia in the United States and Terex, the multinational manufacturer of powered access equipment, have concluded to expand their relationship to the field of reconditioning.

Under this new arrangement, DEUTZ AG’s American subsidiary will supply Terex with exchange engines for reconditioning its Genie aerial working platforms (AWP). DEUTZ sells its exchange engines under the brand name DEUTZ Xchange.

Ritchie Bros. to Acquire Ironplanet

• Increases customer choice; enhances online offerings; provides penetration into large, additional segments
•Business combination expected to significantly increase growth in revenue and earnings; effectively uses strength of Ritchie Bros.’ balance sheet
•Transaction expected to be accretive to earnings within first year (excluding acquisition-related costs)
• Long-term alliance reached with Caterpillar
With more than $US3 billion in annual online equipment sales, the combined company will rank among the world’s top 50 B2B e-commerce companies
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor and IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment and other durable asset sales, today jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire IronPlanet for approximately US$758.5 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.

Yanmar Take Over Terex compact construction equipment

Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. concluded a final agreement with Terex Corporation to acquire Terex Corporation’s German compact construction equipment business for approximately US $60 million. Terex carries out the production and sale of wheel loaders, midi/mini excavators, wheel excavators, and other products in Europe through this business. Included in the acquisition is the manufacturing facility located in Crailsheim, Germany and the parts distribution center located in Rothenberg, Germany.

This acquisition will allow Yanmar to further actively develop their business in the small to medium sized construction machinery market in Europe by collectively utilizing the sales and service networks, and industry product development and production knowhow of both companies.

Is this a blip or a trend? U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Still in Decline

The latest reports from the USA Association of Equipment Manufacturer (AEM) shows that construction equipment exports from the US continue to decline. Is this a reason for concern or just a temporary blip? Will it be a devoloping trend sending the industry into another slump?

It would be too easy to say it is a result of the economic problems industry is facing in China, but Asia is not the most effected regio

CASE Construction Equipment expands its network in Iceland

Gröfuþjónusta Steins ehf, a contractor based in southern Iceland has taken delivery of a CASE 695ST backhoe loader, from the newly appointed sub-dealer, Vélaborg Vörumeðhöndlun ehf, in collaboration with the Danish dealer, S.D. Kjærsgaard A/S.

The two companies have signed an agreement which gives Vélaborg Vörumeðhöndlun ehf direct access to CASE equipment, service support and parts backup offered by S.D. Kjærsgaard A/S. Under this agreement, Vélaborg Vörumeðhöndlun ehf is now the sole distributor for CASE equipment in Iceland and will offer after-sales services and complete parts supply to the Icelandic customers.

Case Crowns its Best Operators at the 2015 Rodeo International Final

For the second year running, Janne Ensio Leppånen from Finland was Overall Winner at the 2015 Case Rodeo International Final, the annual competition for the best construction equipment operators.

The event was held from October 16th to 18th at the Case Customer Centre in Monthyon, near Paris. Leppånen emerged victorious over 43 highly skilled operators representing 18 countries, including Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Baltic countries, the Netherlands, Finland and UK which took the ‘Winning Team’ award based on the excellent results of its drivers. All the finalists who took part were the winners of the national Rodeo competitions.

Case to run daily visits to Paris Customer Centre for Intermat visitors

Case Construction Equipment will run two daily visits to the Case Customer Centre Paris every day of the Intermat exhibition in April – one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Visitors to the show will be able to take the Case shuttle to the Case Customer Centre located in nearby Monthyon, where they will be able to experience a wide range of machinery in action and test drive the new models in job site working conditions on the demonstration and testing grounds.

Kobelco Construction Equipment further expands dealer network in Germany

Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. is continuing its fast, yet controlled European dealer network expansion with the appointment of F.R. Baumaschinen GmbH. A recently signed agreement between the two companies further extends the growing network in Germany.

F.R.Baumaschinen GmbH joins an already established German network, which includes EMB Baumaschinen GmbH, KARI Baumaschinen GmbH and Herbers Baumaschinen GmbH & Co. KG. The German KCME dealer coverage is split into four different areas

China: Volvo Construction Equipment sponsor China Open golf tournament

In front of a cheering crowd Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts was pronounced the 2011 Volvo China Open champion and the winner of RMB3.3million (Approx. US$500,000). The 28-year-old from Brussels won with a four-shot victory ahead of an international, chasing quartet of Pablo Martin from Spain, Danny Lee from New Zealand, Søren Kjeldsen from Denmark and Peter Lawrie from Ireland.

Volvo Construction Equipment was sponsor of the China Open alongside the other members of the Volvo Group and Volvo Cars and its presence was shown via several construction equipment machines featured around the course, including the Volvo EC60C excavator.