Formed as a merger between Wacker and the German company Neuson a year and a half ago, the new entity–Wacker Neuson–filled a big booth with several compact machines, a host of light equipment introductions and a new colors to go with the new name. A gray and red “W” serves as the company logo and over 250 light equipment models get new color schemes. As for new product introductions, there were plenty. Additional specs can be found on the company’s website by clicking on the links provided in the text below.
. Two new rubber-tracked models bring the Wacker Neuson line to a total of seven. The newest model, the 6003 minimum swing excavator weighs six tons, digs to a depth of 12 feet, 7 inches and offers a 58.7-horsepower, Yanmar four-cylinder engine. The 6003 comes standard with an air conditioned cab. Also new, the 2.8 metric ton 28Z3 zero-swing compact track excavator digs to 9 feet, sports a 20.4-horsepower Yanmar engine and comes in an enclosed cab or canopy work station. Both models feature a dozer blade, boom-mounted working light, a control-pattern selector valve and your choice of a standard or long dipperstick.