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Load King buys boom truck, truck crane, crossover lines from Terex

Canadian tech-company Thinkwire Inc. wins Austrian Josef Umdasch Research Prize for its AI-Powered Knowledge Management System

Doka, a world leader in formwork technology, awarded this year's Josef Umdasch Research Prize to Thinkwire Inc., a Canadian software engineering company. The award was presented for Thinkwire's new artificial intelligence powered knowledge management system, called Cupp. Doka is now working with Thinkwire Inc. to launch and implement Cupp within its company.

Caterpillar reports first-quarter 2019 results

Caterpillar Inc. announced first-quarter 2019 sales and revenues of $13.5 billion, compared with $12.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a 5% increase. First-quarter 2019 profit of $3.25 per share was a first-quarter record. This was a 19% increase compared with the previous record first-quarter profit per share of $2.74 in 2018.

  • First-quarter sales and revenues increased 5>#/li###
  • Record first-quarter profit per share
  • Profit per share outlook now $12.06 to $13.06 due to a first-quarter discrete tax benefit of $0.31 per share
  • Repurchased $751 million in company stock

DEUTZ presents zero-carbon alternative drive systems for off-highway sector of tomorrow

DEUTZ brought its REVOLUTIONIZING POWER - High-Performance Advanced Drive Systems to the bauma trade fair in Munich in early April. For the first time, it presented a range of innovative drive systems for zero-carbon off-highway applications of tomorrow. The international leading manufacturer of engines for the off-highway sector is now able to offer individual combinations of diesel, gas, hydrogen, hybrid and electrified drives as part of a modular product system. 

EDGE Innovate honoured with Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade

EDGE Innovate has been honoured with a Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade. EDGE Innovate joins an elite group of organizations to be recognized with a prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise. Now in it's 53rd year, the Queen's Awards for Enterprise is among the most prestigious business awards in the UK. EDGE Innovate has been awarded the Queen's Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

Allison Transmission acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech Electric Vehicle Systems Division

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. has purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech's electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Allison Transmission has a more than 103-year history of leading technological advancements: from James Allison owning the winning race car of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race in 1915 to building every transmission that is in the United States Army's Abrams Battle Tank. Allison is building upon the legacy of those and other advancements with an electrification strategy that leverages and extends current electric hybrid technologies, develops new electrified propulsion solutions, and expands system and integration level capabilities in alternative propulsion. 

EDFA named new BOMAG representative for Quebec

BOMAG announces that it is partnering with Mont-St-Hilaire-based agent EDFA as its rental equipment line representative in the province of Quebec. As the new BOMAG manufacturer's representative, EDFA will work with independent and provincial rental outlets to make sure they have the right mix of BOMAG compaction equipment in their rental fleets to support their customers. 

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Case awards 2019 Dire States Grant to sewer project in Chapin, SC

CASE Construction Equipment has awarded the $25,000 Dire States Equipment Grant to Chapin, South Carolina for the East Chapin Sewer Force Main Project. The project will install a new parallel force main to relieve pressures in the service area on the existing sewer force main and pump stations. The additional force main will provide capacity to reroute sewer flow to significantly reduce the likelihood of future overflows that may affect the drinking water of approximately 130,000 drinking water customers in area. 

Nortrax announces Wirtgen Group general manager and dedicated sales team

Nortrax announces that Richard Perzan will be joining the Nortrax leadership team in a newly created position as General Manager Roadbuilding and Minerals. Reporting to Perzan will be the addition of two newly hired Wirtgen Group Territory Managers, Ryan Link and Dave Notari. Perzan will lead his team as well as help facilitate the sales department with complete responsibility for all activities related to Wirtgen, Hamm, Kleemann and Vogele product groups.

Record bauma attracts more than 620,000 visitors

With more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, bauma 2019, the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, generated the best results in the exhibition's 65-year history. The number of visitors rose by about 40,000 over the total produced during the previous event in 2016. More than 250,000 visitors came from countries outside Germany. The top 10 visitor countries after Germany were: Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Poland and Great Britain. The trade fair also experienced a strong increase in attendance from overseas visitors. Significant gains in this group were produced by China, Australia and Japan. More than 5,500 visitors came from China alone. The number of exhibitors totaled about 3,700 from 63 countries - likewise a record. 

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PRINOTH launches Panther T7R at bauma

The PRINOTH PANTHER T7R is set to redefine the standards for tracked dumper productivity & cost effectiveness, and so we are proud to add this remarkable new vehicle to an already impressive product offering. With its design & engineering guided from the ground up by those who know our vehicles best: our customers - the PANTHER T7R goes well beyond technological innovation,delivering both lower cost of ownership and the ability to get the job done.

Genesis and Steelwrist sign agreement on SQ automatic coupler systems

As the global demand for fully automatic coupler systems is rapidly increasing, Genesis Attachments will from now on offer demolition work tools with SQ type adaptor plates directly from factory. The target is to increase productivity and reduce downtime for end users as the interface between work tools and adaptor plates can be made in a more efficient way with optimized hose routings directly from factory.

CASE celebrates 50 years of skid steer manufacturing

CASE Construction Equipment celebrated 50 years of skid steer manufacturing with a ceremony on Wednesday, April 3rd at its Wichita, Kansas plant. CASE first built skid steers in 1969 at its Burlington, Iowa facility, before eventually moving production to Wichita. 

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Case dealer ASCO donates equipment to help Team Rubicon and SBP rebuild home devastated by fire, Hurricane Harvey flooding

Case Construction Equipment dealer ASCO recently provided a TR310 compact track loader and CX130D excavator to disaster recovery nonprofits Team Rubicon and project leader SBP. The equipment was used for demolition work before SBP could rebuild a Houston home that first was burnt to the ground then flooded during Hurricane Harvey.

Doosan Bobcat North America and Montabert announce transfer in U.S. distribution rights

Effective immediately, Doosan Bobcat North America will transition its rights to the U.S. sales, marketing and service of the Montabert brand of attachments to Montabert SAS, creating a direct link between the brand's U.S. distribution network and factory in Lyon, France. This change is the result of an agreement reached jointly by both parties to support Montabert SAS's desire to get closer to its U.S. customer base. 

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