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Komatsu America introduces the new WA480-8 wheel loader

Date: 06/29/2018

  Higher production, less fuel burn, better comfort and serviceability all come together in a package that hits the sweet spot for multiple-application versatility   Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced the introduction of the new WA480-8 Wheel Loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines higher production with lower ...

Manitowoc reveals the Grove GRT9165 rough-terrain crane at Crane Days 2018

Date: 06/14/2018

The new Grove GRT9165 is the longest-reaching, highest-capacity model in Manitowoc’s rough-terrain product line. Manitowoc has just unveiled the latest in its line of class-leading rough-terrain cranes: the Grove GRT9165. The crane offers the longest reach and highest capacity of any model in Grove’s rough-terrain lineup, and it has a host of features that will help companies increase efficiency while maintaining a low total cost of ownership. The new crane made its debut at Manitowoc’s Crane ...

Grove’s new GMK4090 all-terrain crane makes North American debut at Crane Days 2018

Date: 06/14/2018

The 90 t (100 USt) capacity taxi crane has the strongest taxi load chart in its class and can easily maneuver on narrow job sites because of its compact design. The GMK4090 crane features the new MAXbase outrigger system that expands options for crane set up on the job site. Visitors to Manitowoc’s Crane Days 2018 event are the first in North America to see the new, best-in-class Grove GMK4090 all-terrain crane. It’s one of several cranes debuting at the Crane Days event, which highlights ...

Manitowoc debuts the Grove TMS500-2 truck crane at Crane Days 2018

Date: 06/14/2018

The new 36 t (40 USt) TMS500-2 was designed specifically for Grove customers who wanted a lightweight, versatile truck crane with taxi capabilities. Manitowoc has just unveiled the Grove TMS500-2 truck crane at its Crane Days 2018 event. Visitors to Manitowoc’s facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, are the first in the world to see the crane. The new 36 t (40 USt) capacity TMS500-2 features the quick set up and versatile taxi capabilities expected from a truck crane in this class. Manitowoc’s ...

Manitowoc enhances crawler crane range at Crane Days with Manitowoc MLC100-1

Date: 06/14/2018

Manitowoc’s new MLC100-1 crawler crane has a 100 t (110 USt) capacity and was designed to be erected and decommissioned faster than any other crawler crane in its class. Manitowoc has revealed the newest addition to its award-winning range of crawler cranes: the Manitowoc MLC100-1 crawler crane. The company debuted the crane at its Crane Days event in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, showing how it’s the quickest crane to erect and decommission in its class, saving lifters valuable time on the ...

Manitowoc introduces the long-reaching National Crane NBT50L Series boom trucks at Crane Days 2018

Date: 06/14/2018

The new National Crane NBT50L Series of boom trucks offers a longer reach than the original NBT50 Series. The NBT50L Series offers multiple configurations for maximum flexibility—each machine can be set up with a 45.4-t or 50-t (50-USt or 55-USt) rating and be configured to operate as an NTC truck crane/boom truck hybrid. NBT50L Series boom trucks are the first National Crane machines to feature an offsettable lattice jib. Manitowoc has introduced the National Crane NBT50L Series of boom ...

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC390LCi-11 intelligent machine control hydraulic excavator

Date: 03/20/2018

First 3D semi-automatic excavator to combine 36-ton-machine speed, next-size-class-up stability and intelligent machine control accuracy conveniently located in the operator joystick      Rolling Meadows, Ill., March 20, 2018 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC390LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the first 3D semi-automatic excavator available with the nimbleness and speed of the popular 36-ton weight class ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery continues expansion of Governmental Sales Team

Date: 02/26/2018

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., the fastest growing heavy equipment distributor in the Southwest, recently hired Dan Thompson and Homero Gonzalez as part of its Governmental Sales Team in Texas. Thompson and Gonzalez are part of the five-year strategic growth plan that also calls for doubling the number of service technicians in the 10-branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. Thompson will focus on governmental markets in Northeast Texas, while Gonzalez will be ...

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator

Date: 02/19/2018

Heavy counterweight mass and rounded cab combine for true tight tail swing performance and better lift capacity than most conventional, same-size-class excavators Rolling Meadows, Ill., February 19, 2018 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine and a new viscous fan clutch, engine parasitic loads are now lower, and productivity up to four percent ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires David Mehrtens as Director of Remarketing & Used Equipment

Date: 12/01/2017

Oklahoma City, Nov. 30, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of David Mehrtens as Director of Remarketing & Used Equipment. Mehrtens will be responsible for growing Kirby-Smith Machinery’s nation-wide used equipment business, including its Komatsu Remarketing program. He will work out of the heavy equipment distributor’s Oklahoma City office. Born and raised in Illinois, Mehrtens has more than 35 years of experience in the equipment industry, which has taken him across ...



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