Tag: skid steer loader

Skid-steer loaders are typically four-wheel vehicles with the wheels mechanically locked in synchronization on each side, and the left-side drive wheels can be driven independently of the right-side drive wheels. The wheels typically have no separate steering mechanism and hold a fixed straight alignment on the body of the machine. By operating the left and right wheel pairs at different speeds, the machine turns by skidding, or dragging its fixed-orientation wheels across the ground.

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

A COMMON THREAD runs through Todd Johnson’s two jobs as a police officer and an excavator: the precision needed to properly execute the demands of both lines of work. Johnson is vice president of Geo Precision, an excavation contracting company in Winterville, NC, owned by his wife Candace and servicing

The Expanding Role of Compact Equipment

The Expanding Role of Compact Equipment

Compact equipment is in greater demand today, and more widely used than ever before, particularly in the North American market. “It’s following in the footsteps of the skid steer,” believes John Comrie, product manager, mini excavators and compact wheel loaders, Volvo Construction Equipment. “It has become the ‘Swiss Army Knife’

CASE Wichita Plant Produces 300,000th CASE Skid Steer/CTL

CASE Wichita Plant Produces 300,000th CASE Skid Steer/CTL

Racine, Wis., March 20th, 2017

CASE Construction Equipment announces that its manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kansas has produced its 300,000th CASE skid steer/compact track loader. The commemorative edition TR270 compact track loader rolled off the production line on March 13th, 2017 and will be shipped to Southeastern Equipment Co. in Brunswick,

Case and New Holland Construction Wichita Plant Achieves Silver Level designation in World Class Manufacturing

Case and New Holland Construction Wichita Plant Achieves Silver Level designation in World Class Manufacturing

Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction, global construction equipment brands of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), have received a Silver Level World Class Manufacturing (WCM) certification for the skid steer loader and compact track loader manufacturing plant in Wichita, Kansas, United States.

Established in 1974, the Wichita site covers 46,000 square

Compact Machines and Attachments

Compact Machines and Attachments

The small size and light weight of compact machines—track loaders, excavators, and skid steers—make these vehicles ideal for work in limited spaces and sensitive areas that need to be protected from damage. They maneuver along the shores of waterways and beside busy roadways. They access wooded areas. They cross wetlands

Terex Announces Third Quarter Financing Programs

Terex Announces Third Quarter Financing Programs

Southaven, Miss. (July 22, 2015) – As one of the most attractive financing programs offered by a compact construction equipment manufacturer, Terex offers a limited-time special 0% financing rates on all Terex® skid steer loader, compact track loader, compact excavator and compact wheel loader models. Terex is also offering cash

Caterpillar Is Showcasing at M&T Expo 2015

Caterpillar Is Showcasing at M&T Expo 2015

At M&T Expo 2015 Caterpillar will present its unmatched lineup of machines, integrated technologies and services designed with the primary goal of helping customers succeed. The Caterpillar organization and Cat® products are built to work for contractors of all types, construction materials suppliers and specialty trades.

Caterpillar will exhibit about 20

Wacker Neuson Continues to Grow in North America

(Menomonee Falls, April 7, 2015) Headquartered in Menomonee Falls (WI), Wacker Neuson Corporation has been a leading provider of light and ““ increasingly ““ compact equipment in the USA and Canada for over five decades. The Wacker Neuson Corporation is a member of the international Wacker Neuson Group, which recently

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