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Deere equips feller bunchers and harvesters with Final Tier 4 engines

The John Deere 900M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers and 900MH-Series Harvesters are now equipped with Final Tier 4 (FT4) engines, offering fuel and fluid-efficient machines without sacrificing power and performance. John Deere is the leader in FT4 technology, offering a diesel particulate filter (DPF) solution that is known for its ability to reduce the dependency of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). Built on decades of John Deere engine experience and millions of hours of FT4 runtime, the 900M-Series and 900MH-Series machines deliver premium performance, optimum fluid efficiency, increased reliability and economical operating costs.

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​CBI hosts 2017 Factory Forum at New Hampshire headquarters

​CBI hosts 2017 Factory Forum at New Hampshire headquarters

 NEWTON, N.H. - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) hosted its 2017 Factory Forum October 3rd through 5th at its global headquarters in Newton, putting on live demos and workshops for guests from around the world. The three day event saw guests from Sweden, Brazil, and various businesses throughout the United States, including local customers who partnered with CBI for the live demonstrations.

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1910G Model expands John Deere forwarder lineup

John Deere has announced its latest addition to its forwarder lineup, the 1910G Forwarder. The largest model in the John Deere forwarder line, the 1910G offers operators the power and efficiency needed to tackle tough jobs, even on difficult terrain. The 1910G machines are equipped with a Final Tier 4 200kW/268 horsepower engine. The maximum engine output has increased by 7.5 percent and torque by 21 percent compared to previous models, offering customers the power and performance they expect in a John Deere machine. Additionally, the drive hydraulics have been increased, with the transmission boasting 4.5 percent more tractive force.

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Upgrades to John Deere L-Series Skidders Increase Power and Performance

John Deere has updated its full line of L-Series Skidders. The L-Series models now boast best-in-class horsepower, a more impressive power-to-weight ratio, an improved engine aftertreatment system, and new grapple and boom options. Most notable are the upgrades to the engines to increase horsepower, offering customers more pulling power and faster multifunctioning capabilities. The 648L, 748L, 848L, and 948L models offer the maximum horsepower for each size class, with the 300 HP 948L Skidder boasting highest horsepower on the market. Enhancements to the 648L and 748L improve pulling power during skidding activities, and the 848L and 948L have better multifunctioning capabilities for increased handling performance. 

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Tree trimmer updated with rotating saw head design

Jarraff Industries recently unveiled a new Jarraff All-Terrain Tree Trimmer with updated design, new look, higher power output and improved efficiency. The significantly updated Jarraff features a patent pending rotating saw head design that allows the operator to rotate the blade assembly 180 degrees. A new touch screen information center gives the operator unmatched control, engine monitoring, high definition camera display and more. The new Jarraff features a Cummins 130 horsepower, Tier 4 engine that meets all environmental emission standards and mandates. 

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​Kinshofer acquires Solesbee’s

From left to right: Thomas Herrmann (MD Stanwich Partners LLC), Thomas Friedrich (MD Kinshofer Group), Erik Gabrielson (Advocat and Lifco Counsel, Vinge), Steven S. Boeschenstein (MD Stanwich Partners) and Francois Martin (GM Kinshofer USA).

Kinshofer GmbH, based out of Germany, and the U.S.A. based company Solesbee’s Equipment and Attachments, LLC. announced today that they have signed a definite agreement to merge. Under the terms of the agreement Kinshofer has acquired more than 96% of the LLC Units of Solesbee’s.

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​KOBELCO USA Expands Dedication to Specialized Machinery Markets

Dave Donneral is the latest personnel addition for Kobelco, bringing specific experience in scrap and demolition to Kobelco's growing focus on these sectors in North America.

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to add to its staff of experts with the addition of David Donneral, Specialized Machinery Sales Manager. Donneral joins the KOBELCO USA team in the company’s drive to expand its commitment to the demolition, scrap and forestry markets.

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New features on log loader provide high performance

The new PC290LL-11 is an addition to Komatsu's current log loader product lineup. Featuring a 196 net horsepower, EPA Tier 4 Final, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine, the new PC290LL-11 is available in either a 40’ reach, live heel log loader, or a 34’ reach, road builder configuration, for high performance in demanding logging applications. Log loader and road builder operating weights are 89,730 lb. (40,700 kg) and 82,230 lb. (37,300 kg), respectively.

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Komatsu America Corp. announces completely new lineup of Tier 4 Final forwarders

Komatsu America Corp., has announced a completely new line of EPA Tier 4 Final certified forwarders. This new 845, 855, 875 and 895 lineup provides increased performance, productivity, operator comfort and convenience, and serviceability, compared to the prior 855.1, 865 and 895 Tier 4 Interim models. The 845 is a new, additional model which competes in the 12 metric ton payload class.

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John Deere Updates TimberNavi Mapping Solution for Skidders and Feller Bunchers

John Deere has announced the latest updates to TimberNavi, the most robust update to its fully integrated digital mapping solution since its initial launch. Designed for use with the John Deere L-Series Skidders and Wheeled Feller Bunchers and M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers, the upgrade includes the integration of internet-enabled wireless data transfer, remote display access capabilities, and location history viewing of other JDLink-enabled machines. Developed based on aggregated customer feedback, these advanced features create a more connected jobsite, optimizing productivity for owners and jobsite foremen.  

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