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2008-09-10
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Construction and farm equipment maker Gehl Co. signed a definitive agreement to be acquired for $30 per share by its largest shareholder, Manitou BF S.A., a manufacturer and distributor of material-handling equipment headquartered in France.
2012-02-14
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As Chief Technology Officer and Vice President with responsibility for the Product Development & Global Technology Division, Tana L. Utley has been focused on solving the technical challenges of reducing diesel engine emissions in accordance with U.S. EPA and equivalent global regulations.
2012-06-13
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As Director, Engineering and Technology–Powertrain Energy, Federal Mogul, Keri Westbrooke is responsible for all North American applications engineering activities for automotive and heavy-duty pistons, piston rings, liners, and ignition design and has global responsibility for steel piston technology.
2012-08-27
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After just a 22-month development program, engineers from Toyota and Tesla have produced an all-electric version of the popular SUV.
2008-11-18
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Manitex International Inc., a provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck cranes, rough terrain forklifts, and special mission oriented vehicles, has acquired the assets of Crane and Machinery Inc. and Schaeff Inc. for $3.7 million.
2008-11-18
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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., and TCM Corp. have formed an alliance with respect to their wheel loader businesses, consisting of joint research and development and a spin-off of Kawasaki’s wheel loader operation and Hitachi’s investment in the newly created Kawasaki subsidiary.
2008-11-21
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Genie Industries, a manufacturer of aerial work platforms, broke ground at its new manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. Production is planned to begin in mid-2009. Workers at the facility will manufacture Genie equipment for the first time in the local Asian market.
2008-11-19
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Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble, an innovator in developing technology for mobile and work applications, have formed a new joint-venture company and a new distribution agreement. The new company, VirtualSite Solutions, will integrate the expertise of both parent companies in the areas of product design and software development to transform the way contractors manage their businesses.
2008-11-21
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Deere & Co. said it has acquired full ownership of ReGen Technologies Inc., a remanufacturing company located in Springfield, MO. Deere had already owned 50% of the business. The operations will be more fully integrated with remanufacturing operations in Edmonton, Canada, and the overall name of the business will be John Deere Reman.
2008-11-21
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Volvo Construction Equipment will move the majority of its motor grader activities currently located in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, to the company’s facility in Shippensburg, PA. The decision to consolidate the industrial operations for road machinery in North America to Shippensburg was taken to improve the competitiveness and profitability of the total road machinery business and to reduce exposure to exchange rate fluctuations within North America.
2008-11-18
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Ricardo Inc. has received a contract as part of the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator program launched by the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to identify the best combinations of technologies for achieving the highest possible fuel efficiency for military ground vehicles while maintaining vehicle performance.
2008-09-10
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The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Navistar Defense LLC a contract worth more than $752 million to produce a lighter, smaller, and more mobile variant of its International MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) family of vehicles.
2008-09-26
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Yanmar America Corp. has moved its corporate headquarters from the Chicago area to Adairsville, GA. The new complex will house manufacturing, engineering, marketing, and administration activities supporting Yanmar’s North American businesses, including the construction, agricultural, and marine divisions.
2008-09-26
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Caterpillar Inc. has announced plans to open a new remanufacturing facility in Singapore. The site will serve as the regional source for remanufactured major components, including mining truck engines, transmissions, final drives, and torque converters.
2008-09-10
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The U.S. Army awarded The Boeing Co. a contract valued at approximately $36 million to continue developing a truck-mounted, high-energy laser weapon system that will destroy rockets, artillery shells, and mortar rounds.
2008-09-10
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DIEU, Doosan Infracore’s European subsidiary, signed a contract for taking over Moxy Engineering AS, a Norwegian business specializing in the production of articulated dump trucks (ADTs), for €55 million in connection with its bid to enter the large-sized mining equipment market amid the expansion of the global heavy-construction-equipment market.
2008-09-10
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Lockheed Martin will produce a Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT) Reconfigurable Vehicle Simulator and the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer (RVTT/CCTT-RVS) for the U.S. Army, providing soldiers with the latest skills to defeat adaptive and intelligent adversaries.
2008-09-26
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Link-Belt recently completed a 90,000-ft² (8361-m²) expansion of its main production facility in Lexington, KY. It contains two new production lines for shot blast, hang line painting, and the assembly and manufacturing of booms and other key components.
2008-09-10
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Tyson Foods Inc. selected New Holland Construction as its preferred supplier of compact track loaders to maintain its poultry farms across the U.S. New Holland’s Wichita, KS-built C185 compact track loaders were selected for their reliability, rugged design, serviceability, and low operating cost.
2008-09-10
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The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Force Protection Inc. a $7.2 million contract for five reduced weight Cougar vehicles in response to an urgent request to develop vehicles providing enhanced mobility while maintaining survivability.
2008-09-10
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BAE Systems received a $43.5 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps for 40 RG33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles: 36 Special Operations Command variants, two RG33 MRAP Category II 6x6s, and two Category II Heavy Armored Ground Ambulances.
2008-09-10
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Case IH signed two contracts totaling nearly $12 million with the Xinjiang Agriculture Cultivation Group (XACG) in China to supply 40 Case IH Model CPX620 cotton pickers. The pickers, manufactured in Benson, MN, will be delivered to Division 1 and Division 6 of XACG in the third quarter of 2008 in time for the cotton harvest in Xinjiang Province.
2009-01-20
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Navistar Defense LLC received its first Canadian military contract to date to provide the Canadian Department of National Defence with military commercial-off-the-shelf (MILCOTS) vehicles. The vehicles are the first element of Canada's Medium Support Vehicle System project, which will invest in medium-sized logistics trucks to support domestic operations and sustain deployed forces.
2009-01-20
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JLG Industries Inc. broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in Tianjin, China. The new facility will produce JLG access equipment specifically for the Asian market. JLG currently has manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania; Ohio; North Dakota; Maasmechelen, Belgium; Tonneins, France; and Medias, Romania.
2009-01-20
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Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. and John Deere signed a long-term sourcing agreement for Deere-branded 950- and 1050-size crawler dozers and the discontinuation of the existing product supply arrangement for crawler loader machines between Liebherr-Werk Telfs GMBH and John Deere's Construction & Forestry Division of Moline, IL.
2009-01-20
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General Dynamics has acquired AxleTech International from The Carlyle Group, a Washington, D.C.,-based private equity firm. The company, which will be known as AxleTech International, A General Dynamics Co., is based in Troy, MI, and is a global manufacturer and supplier of axles, axle components, planetary axles, independent suspensions, brakes, and aftermarket parts for military vehicles, commercial specialty trucks, and off-highway machines used in the construction, material-handling, forestry, mining, and agricultural markets.
2009-01-20
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Modine Manufacturing Co. has opened new manufacturing operations in Chennai, India. The 80,000-ft² (7400-m²) manufacturing site, located in the southeastern section of India, will provide Modine-developed thermal-management solutions to that nation's domestic engine, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets as demand grows.
2009-01-20
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Oshkosh Defense has been awarded a sole source contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to provide replacement parts for medium and heavy tactical vehicles. This annual contract has a potential duration of 10 years, if all option years are exercised, and a value of up to $1.12 billion.
2009-01-20
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The Toro Co. reached an agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to install a catalytic oxidizer system to control emissions at the company's Bloomington, MN, engineering test facility.
2009-01-20
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The Manitowoc Co. Inc. sold its Marine segment to Fincantieri Marine Group Holdings Inc. The net purchase price in the all-cash deal was approximately $120 million. Manitowoc Marine Group (MMG) is a full-service shipbuilding, ship repair, and ship conversion organization that operates facilities in Sturgeon Bay, WI; Marinette, WI; and Cleveland, OH.
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