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Midwest Equipment (MWE) has announced it has acquired Westpro Power Systems, a manufacturer of Westinghouse portable power products. Through the acquisition, MWE adds portable generators and digital inverter generators to its product offerings that include compact equipment tracks and tires, undercarriage components and portable climate control systems. The Westinghouse Portable Generators will be sold through various distribution channels and through MWE as an offering to rental and equipment dealerships.
The new Big Blue 600 Air Pak welder/generator provides the reliability and versatility needed for field-based work that requires single-operator power for welding, carbon arc gouging, auxiliary power, or running an air compressor to perform critical repair and maintenance functions.
The PP 490 power pack is all an operator needs to run Husqvarna high-frequency equipment. It is designed to power almost all of the Husqvarna PRIME high frequency product range as well as the Husqvarna WS 482 HF wall saw, including when the wall saw is used with the CS 10 wire saw. Operators can accomplish more work with fewer pieces of equipment.
Scania and Doosan have deepened their long-standing cooperation with the signing of an agreement for Scania to supply the engines for two new generators. The new Scania-powered generators are produced by Doosan Portable Power and are being launched at the Bauma 2016 exhibition in Munich, 11–17 April.
Kohler Power Systems is adding two new models to its robust line of diesel-powered mobile generators. The 90REOZT4 and 120REOZT4 offer flexible options to meet end-users’ needs and feature Kohler’s unrivaled quality and reliability. The Tier 4 Final generator models are built to withstand the elements, run long hours in prime and standby applications, and meet all EPA emission standards.
Atlas Copco’s WEDA electric submersible pumps give users a fast and effective dewatering solution for a variety of applications, including excavation sites and mines. The pumps are compact, lightweight and easy to maintain. The WEDA 04 and WEDA 08 are single-phase electric submersible dewatering pumps with maximum flow rate capacities of 66 to 86 gpm and maximum heads of 37 to 50 feet. Easy to move and install, they can be used in a wide range of dewatering situations. The drainage pumps have polyurethane semi-vortex impellers, designed to handle water with a very low risk of clogging.
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment has featured its new XATS 900E electric portable air compressor for the North American market. The compressor features four preset flow and pressure selections to give contractors versatility and rental centres greater flexibility in their fleet offering for improved ROI.