Maintenance & Management News
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. offers work truck solutions that help improve productivity and jobsite versatility, while also reducing truck idle time, fuel usage and maintenance costs. These solutions will be on display at the 2017 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), Oct. 3-5 in Louisville, Kentucky.
DEUTZ was the first engine manufacturer worldwide to be certified for EU Stage V for mobile ma-chinery when its TTCD 6.1 obtained certification for the emissions standard, which comes into force in 2019. The Company can now report another milestone: two more of its engine series, the TCD 3.6 and TCD 4.1, have been successfully certified and DEUTZ thus holds the Stage V certifi-cate with the number '0001'.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. offers two free jobsite resources for customers in the mining, construction and aggregates industries. The pre-shift inspection poster and video provide general guidelines to identify and report irregular tire, rim and wheel conditions early, lowering the lifecycle cost of OTR tires.
Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC (Detroit Reman) is acquiring the U.S. and Canadian business operations of Mascot Truck Parts, a leading provider of remanufactured driveline components for the heavy and medium duty truck aftermarket in the U.S. and Canada.
2017 is Automatic Greasing Systems specialist FLO Components Ltd.'s 40th Anniversary, and to celebrate, they're holding a Giveaway Contest. According to FLO's Marketing Specialist Gabriel Lopez: "We're giving away three Lubrication Product Packages to lucky LinkedIn users over 3 Draw Periods. Participants who enter in the earlier Draw Periods are automatically entered in the following Draw Periods from September to November. To enter, people simply have to fill out the Contest Entry Form on our website and follow FLO's LinkedIn page using a valid LinkedIn account. No purchase is required."
Technology continues to transform the way we live, play and work. Software developers are pushing beyond the limits of what was once thought possible in the construction industry, including areas of the business once considered too difficult to manage using electronic data, such as the service department.
Miller Electric has expanded its ArcReach remote control technology to more engine-driven power sources in the Trailblazer and Big Blue families of products. ArcReach technology is now available on Trailblazer 325 power sources as well as Big Blue 600 Air Pak, 800 Duo Pro and 800 Duo Air Pak models, providing complete control of welding parameters at the weld joint — without a control cord.
The SnowEx Liqui Maxx spray system has been enhanced for greater durability, performance and user friendliness, and now offers an electric start for the gas-powered deluxe model. Available with multiple tank sizes to fit a wide array of vehicles, the purpose-built Liqui Maxx system provides exceptional versatility for commercial anti-icing and deicing applications.
Wajax is the exclusive industrial distributor in Canada of B'laster products, which are now available in the Canadian industrial market. The B'laster Corporation is the maker of the No. 1-selling penetrant in the United States and has been producing professional-grade penetrants, lubricants, rust inhibitors and full line of specialty formulas for U.S. professionals and consumers since 1957. For more than a decade, B'laster products have also been available to Canadian retail customers.
Originally debuted at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 with a limited-time enrollment offer, ActiveCare Direct is now available free for one year on new purchases of a wide range of Volvo Construction Equipment models. With ActiveCare Direct, Volvo provides customers with 24/7/365 active machine monitoring, as well as monthly fleet utilization reports to allow customers to spend more time making informed fleet management decisions and less time sorting through data and alarm codes. When a machine requires attention, Volvo alerts the local dealer so they can respond quickly — and the customer's operation continues to run smoothly.
As one of the leading Off-Highway tire manufacturers worldwide, BKT has been able to find solutions even for the most demanding and toughest operating conditions in recycling applications by means of specially designed products for loaders and material-handling machinery. This sector and any related application areas appear to be fairly interesting in terms of tires that are subject to severe strain. Not only do they have to meet the requirements as far as resistance and durability are concerned, but they must also offer stability to the equipment and thus a certain level of comfort to the operator.
DEUTZ Corporation has signed an agreement with Montreal-based MarIndustrial to be its new distributor in the Canadian province of Ontario. MarIndustrial now owns the distribution rights to sell and service DEUTZ products in Ontario, including new engines and Xchange remanufactured engines. MarIndustrial will also provide DEUTZ Genuine Parts, service and warranty support.
It's been a busy summer for the crews at ShearForce Equipment and Work Truck West as they move their head office and production facility to the Gloucester Industrial Park in Langley this July. The divisions of West Coast Machinery Ltd. have found a new home base at 27050 Gloucester Way in the bustling area of northeast Langley, BC.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. introduces the new Bobcat 200 Air Pak, a power solution that helps users increase capabilities, reduce expenses and boost profitability and efficiency. Ideal for maintenance, repair and farm and ranch applications, this all-in-one payload-saving machine delivers compressed air, generator power, battery charging/crank assist and stick welding capabilities.The Bobcat 200 Air Pak delivers:
- Compressed air at 28 cfm: Efficiently power virtually any tool, including 3/4-inch and 1-inch impact wrenches, with the rotary-screw compressor.
- Electric power: Power jobsite tools and even operate truck-mounted electric/hydraulic cranes with the 5,500-watt generator.
- Battery charge/crank assist: Get up to 100 amps of DC power for 12V/24V battery charging and up to 300 amps for crank assist.
- Welding capability: Easily tackle metal repairs with the 210-amp DC stick welder.
- Compact design: Get big capabilities in a small footprint — at just 47 inches long, 20 inches wide, 24 inches tall and 558 pounds.
- Reliability: Starts easily in any weather with industry-exclusive eChoke™ technology — and the powerful engine allows simultaneous use of the air compressor with any other feature.
Luber-finer has launched three new websites to better serve the heavy duty industry in Canada. Canadian drivers, technicians, fleet maintenance managers and parts distributors can now view the Luber-finer website in English at luberfiner.ca, in French at french.luberfiner.ca and in Punjabi at punjabi.luberfiner.ca.