LiuGong North America
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LiuGong North America (LGNA) has announced Mani Iyer as its new president, effective February 1, 2019. Kevin Thieneman, LGNA Chairman, said "Mani Iyer's track record in the equipment industry and his commitment to personal and professional growth is impressive. His ability to deliver business growth, his passionate and decisive management, and his belief in corporate and employee responsibility will be a perfect fit at LiuGong. We are very pleased to have Mani join the LiuGong team."
LiuGong North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiuGong Machinery, has announced the appointment of Kevin Lee as their vice president of Sales and Marketing for construction equipment. Lee works out of the company's Katy, Texas, office.
LiuGong North America's compact 9035EZTS excavator is its first zero tail-swing model in the 3.5 metric ton class. The rig is an ideal tool for utilities work, residential construction and all other applications benefitting from a mini-excavator's compact size, ease of transportation and lower cost of operation.
World of Asphalt 2018 attendees will get a closeup look at the new mid-sized LiuGong 856H wheel loader designed specifically for the North American market. The LiuGong 856H offers owners industry-leading productivity, fuel efficiency, operator comfort and safety.
The Rental Show is the American Rental Association's annual convention and trade show for the equipment rental industry. It features construction/industrial equipment, general tool/light construction equipment and party/special event equipment. The Rental Show 2018 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from February 19 to 21. Check back with Heavy Equipment Guide throughout the week leading up to the show for continuing coverage. The following is a selection of what exhibitors will be highlighting at The Rental Show.
World of Asphalt will be held in Houston, Texas, from March 6 to 8 and features educational programming and exhibits focusing on the latest technology and innovations for the asphalt industry. The Agg1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, co-located with World of Asphalt, offers educational sessions and exhibits on the latest developments for the aggregates industry. The following are highlights of products that attendees can expect to see at the shows.
Guangxi Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd (LiuGong) announced a 546M RMB (85.24M USD) acquisition of 51% shares in Shanghai Jintai Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd. (Jintai) which was formerly held by Guangxi Liugong Group Corp. The deal can be traced back to the May of 2011 when LiuGong Group, parent company of LiuGong, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Mechanical and Electrical Industry Co., Ltd and Shanghai Electric International Economic & Trading Co., Ltd, the 2 subsidiaries of Shanghai Electric (Group) Corp., and bought in a 51% share of Shanghai Jintai Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd.
LiuGong Machinery has appointed Kevin Thieneman as Chairman of LiuGong North America and Senior Chief Director of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery.
LiuGong has held a celebration marking the sales of more than 350,000 wheel loaders worldwide. More than 300 people including representatives from the government and industry associates, founding members of LiuGong, customers of LiuGong's first generation products, dealers, partners, key accounts and media attended the ceremony to witness the historical moment.