What to see at World of Concrete 2018: New Terex mixer trucks, Topcon, Trimble in the Central Hall

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Updated Jan 23, 2018

The 43rd annual World of Concrete kicks off January 23 with 1,500 companies signed up as exhibitors.

The event is billed as the largest international show for the concrete and masonry industries, attracting more than 55,000 attendees. The show runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Las Vegas Convention Center, ending at noon January 26.

The show spans 725,000 square feet, with equipment displays, demonstrations, competitions, educational courses, industry forums and a charity auction. To register, go to worldofconcrete.com.

Below is a glimpse of some of the exhibitors displaying equipment in Central Hall at the 2018 World of Concrete. To see past entries in our preview of the 2018 show, click here.

Terex Advance

Terex LogoTerex Advance will unveil a new purpose-built series of front-discharge mixer trucks January 23 at its booth. The company says the trucks’ new design will improve customers’ efficiency and productivity.

“These are exciting times for the Terex Advance business,” Mark Aubry, director of customer engagement at Terex Advance, says. “We are significantly strengthening the team, increasing local support by investing in our parts business, broadening and updating our product portfolio for the market, and designing our equipment to meet the needs of our customers.” Booth C5172


Topcon GX-75Topcon GX-75

Topcon will show its X-52 excavator system, designed to for cost-effective indicate grade control. It features the new MC-X1 controller, offering compatibility with all brands of excavators, the company says. The X-52 can be paired with the GX-75 control box, which has a 10-inch, easy-to-use display for operators. Along with excavator systems, the GX-75 is available for dozer and motor grader machines. Booth C4816


Trimble TrimFleetTrimble TrimFleet

Trimble will show its TrimFleet designed for aggregate and ready-mix vehicles. The product combines hardware and software to provide real-time location and status data. It uses new web-based ALK mapping technology that eliminates the need to continuously upgrade the latest map data. ALK maps also allow for a return to satellite map view and display points of interest when maps are zoomed to a street-level view. Trimble says TrimFleet helps companies operate more efficiently and reduce costs. Booth C4303