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Wacker Neuson joins the Open-S Alliance

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Wacker Neuson joins the Open-S Alliance as a supporting member. Open S Alliance

Wacker Neuson has joined the Open-S Alliance. The Open-S Alliance frees machine owners to combine couplers, tiltrotators, and work tools from other manufacturers following the standard. Wacker Neuson joins the Open-S Alliance as a supporting member.

Wacker Neuson has production sites in Germany, Austria, the United States, China, and Serbia, offering products for the construction and agricultural sectors, gardening and landscaping, and the municipal sector.

The company's new EW100-2 wheeled excavator is designed to perform a wide variety of tasks in various applications that require continuous attachment changes. Therefore, equipping the machine with an Open-S compliant automatic quick coupler will enable the operator to use hydraulic attachments of any brand that comply with the Open-S standard.

"In the interest of our customers, we are focusing more and more on interface standards," explains Alexander Greschner, chief sales officer of the Wacker Neuson Group. "Standards help to reduce the complexity on the construction site and make sure that our customers have the greatest possible flexibility to use their machines. Becoming a member of the Open-S Alliance thus is a logical step for us."

Additionally, Wacker Neuson recently established a new aftermarket business unit dedicated to attachments to strengthen this line of business and meet user needs even more effectively in the future.

"We are seeing exciting developments in the attachments area, with digital assistance systems and standardized interfaces playing an increasingly important role. We believe that being a member of the Open-S Alliance as well as our work in the Machines in Construction MiC 4.0 working group will benefit the customers, simplifying the handling of attachments", says Reinhold Baisch.

"We are delighted to welcome Wacker Neuson as a member of the Open-S Alliance. With their drive for innovation and technology development Wacker Neuson will bring additional strength to the work we are doing together to create a standard for automatic couplers within our industry", says Stefan Stockhaus, Chairman of the Board of Open-S Alliance.

Company info

131 Savannah Oaks Drive, Building B
Brantford, ON
CA, N3V 1E8


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