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Sam Allen: Deere Staying in Moline

In response to a shareholder question, Chairman Sam Allen commented on if Deere & Co. might follow Caterpillar in moving to Chicago....

Tennant Expands in Europe

Commercial cleaning equipment manufacturer Tennant Co., Minneapolis, Minn., announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with private equity fund Ambienta to acquire IPC Group, a privately held designer and manufacturer of commercial cleaning solutions based in...

Zoomlion, Yuchai Announce Engine Partnership

China Yuchai will make six-cylinder engines for Zoomlion's ag machinery, the companies announced. The agreement covers new six-cylinder medium- and heavy-duty engines. China Yuchai makes engines for on and off-road applications in China through its main operating...

Kubota, Smart Path In Alliance

Kubota Tractor Corp. has entered into an alliance with Smart Path Systems of Indianapolis, Ind., for its precision guidance technology products. Beginning this month the products will be available at select dealerships for Kubota M, L and B series tractors, F-Series...

Cat Goes High

Drone technologies company Airware has secured a strategic investment from Caterpillar Ventures, an investment arm of Caterpillar Inc. The investment will enable Airware to accelerate programs that enable Caterpillar dealers to offer drone solutions and services...

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Next! Now Deere Signs Engine Deal With Liebherr

John Deere Power Systems and Liebherr Machines Bulle SA have announced an agreement to jointly evaluate engine technologies, designs, and development processes that may be useful for developing and producing future power needs of each company. Deere was very careful...

Rolls-Royce Digs Into New Market

BY IAN CAMERON For the first time, Rolls-Royce will be supplying MTU engines for use in excavators, having won an order from British construction equipment manufacturer JCB. MTU’s six-cylinder 6R1000 Series Stage 4/Tier 4 final compliant engines are to be used to...

JCB To Access A Whole New Market

In the second major announcement this week, JCB said it will enter the powered access equipment market, starting with nine all electric scissors followed by three diesel-powered models later in 2017. By the end of 2017 the newly-launched JCB Access business will be...

Kohler Buys Clarke Energy

Kohler Co. has announced that its Power Group has acquired Clarke Energy Ltd., Liverpool, England.  Kohler said Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, construction, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants and is an authorized...

JCB Launches New Diesel Engine

JCB has unveiled a new 3 L diesel engine aimed at mid-range construction equipment and other applications. Calling the 430 Dieselmax "the most exciting development in the history of the JCB engine business," the inline four-cylinder engine represents five years of...