Vermeer, ASV ink undercarriage deal

Vermeer Manufacturing and ASV announced Sept. 26 they’ve formed a long-term commercial alliance designating ASV as the exclusive rubber-track undercarriage supplier for select Vermeer utility trenchers, horizontal directional drills and other products. Vermeer will introduce three new models of utility trenchers and one new horizontal directional drill using ASV undercarriages at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 27-29. The companies expect limited production of some of these models in the fourth quarter of this year.