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Topcon celebrates 80 years in business

Topcon celebrates 80 years in business

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2012

Topcon celebrated its 80th anniversary on September 1. Since 1932, the Tokyo-based company has become an affiliate with Toshiba, expanded in Europe ...

Sany opens facility in China

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2012

Sany has opened a new excavator factory near Shanghai, China, which can produce an excavator every five minutes. The $818.5 million ...

Volvo increases Deutz shareholding

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 19, 2012

Volvo has signed an agreement with Deutz to increase their shareholding from 6.7 percent to more than 25 percent, making ...

Lattatudes

Lattatudes

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2012

A view from across the pond By John Latta It wasn’t postcard Paris. It wasn’t one of those enchanted springtimes the city ...

China builds up and builds fast

Posted by John Latta on Jun 08, 2011

In the transportation infrastructure industry we know that China is outspending and outbuilding us, making future trade competitiveness a scary ...

That has to be a safety violation

Posted by John Latta on May 04, 2011

We know the Obama administration wants to build bike paths and nature trails and the like, and we we know ...

Terex opens manufacturing facility in China

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Mar 17, 2011

Drummers and dragon dancers dazzled attendees celebrating the official grand opening of the new Terex Aerial Work Platforms Changzhou manufacturing ...

Volvo’s fourth-quarter profits boost 2011...

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Feb 07, 2011

Volvo AB reported a fourth-quarter profit that boosted its 2011 truck-delivery forecast by 10 percent. Their fourth-quarter net income was about ...

Deere to build new equipment plant in China

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 22, 2010

Deere says it will invest $50 million in a new manufacturing plant in China to make construction equipment. The new plant ...

Producer Price Index is on the rise in November

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 15, 2010

The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 0.8 percent in November, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This ...

Caterpillar to open new facility in China

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Oct 01, 2010

Caterpillar plans to expand its manufacturing presence in China to further position the company to meet growing customer demand in ...

Cat boosts outlook based on quarterly results

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 22, 2010

Prompting a more optimistic forecast for 2010 as a whole, increased production helped fuel a 91-percent year-over-year hike in second-quarter ...

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