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2008-06-19
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High-accuracy M5100 and U5100 pressure transducers from Measurement Specialties are designed for harsh applications requiring long-term stability.
2008-06-19
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Amerityre Corp., a developer of polyurethane tire technologies and tire products, has initiated commercial production of solid polyurethane elastomer tires. Amerityre has been issued a contract by Oxbo International Corp. to supply 15 x 13-in solid polyurethane elastomer gage tires for use in farm implements employed in chopping or baling alfalfa or hay.
2008-06-19
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Komatsu Utility Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. that produces and sells forklift trucks and mini construction equipment, is restructuring its operations in Japan. In February 2009, the company will transfer the production of mini hydraulic excavators from the Kawagoe Plant in Kawagoe City, Saitama prefecture, to the Tochigi Plant in Oyama City, Tochigi prefecture, to consolidate its domestic production.
2008-06-19
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Bucyrus and Huainan Mining Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. have established the basis for the potential creation of a joint venture in the Huainan mining area of Anhui province, China. The preliminary agreement contemplates Bucyrus owning a controlling interest in a joint venture that would involve the building of a new manufacturing facility in the Huainan mining area that would initially manufacture belt systems and armored face conveyors for resale to Huainan Mining, as well as to other third parties in China and elsewhere.
2008-06-19
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Veri-Tek International Corp.’s Manitex subsidiary signed an agreement with Dostavka-Service Corp. Ltd. (DSC), a Russian distributor with retail sales and crane rental fleets headquartered in Moscow, to distribute its 50- and 30-ton (45- and 27-t) Manitex boom trucks beginning in July 2008.
2008-06-19
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BAE Systems announced a five-year, $58.4 million facility expansion project to consolidate its current facilities and increase the company’s presence in the Sterling Heights, MI, area. BAE Systems will immediately begin hiring approximately 460 new engineering and high-technology personnel, and continue through the next five years.
2008-06-19
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Parker Hannifin Corp. has acquired Vansco Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of electronic controls, displays and terminals, communication and operator interfaces, and sensors. Vansco systems for mobile equipment include key applications for agricultural, construction, material handling, bus, RV, and specialty truck equipment.
2008-06-19
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The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command awarded Navistar Defense a follow-on contract to provide Medium Tactical Vehicles and spare parts to the Afghanistan National Police, Afghan National Army, and the Iraqi Ministry of Defense.
2008-06-19
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Terex Corp. has acquired Hydra Platforms Mfg. Inc., a manufacturer of truck- and trailer-mounted self-erecting under-bridge access equipment used for bridge construction, maintenance, and inspection. Hydra Platforms will become part of the Terex Roadbuilding segment and will work with the company’s Bid-Well subsidiary.
2008-06-19
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Caterpillar Inc., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), and Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd. (SCM) signed definitive agreements that include a share redemption plan that will result in Caterpillar owning 67% of SCM.
2008-06-19
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Deere & Co. signed an agreement with the Russian government and local authorities to invest $80 million in a central operations center in the Kaluga region. In its initial stage, the 98-acre (40-ha) facility will accommodate a 322,000-ft² (30,000-m²) replacement parts distribution center; a training facility for dealer personnel, including a product demonstration site; and a whole goods distribution facility.
2008-06-19
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Finmeccanica S.p.A. and DRS Technologies Inc. signed an agreement under which Finmeccanica will acquire 100% of DRS’ stock for $81 per share in cash, totaling $5.2 billion. DRS will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary, maintaining its current management and headquarters.
2008-06-19
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Daimler AG has agreed to acquire EQT’s 22.3% equity interest in off-highway engine producer Tognum AG. At €20 per share, the purchase price would be approximately €585 million, making Daimler the largest shareholder in Tognum.
2008-06-19
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Spartan Chassis Inc. received a subcontract order worth $133.8 million from BAE Systems to support the production of advanced tactical vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
2008-06-19
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Raytheon Co.’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has formed Seapower Capability Systems to provide solutions for domestic and international navy customers. Seapower Capability Systems was formed by consolidating two former IDS naval business areas.
2008-06-19
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Caterpillar Inc. and Claycrete Ltd. signed a marketing agreement to provide a roadway and pad construction solution to operators of mines and oil and gas sites as well as to owners and builders of unpaved and paved roads.
2008-06-19
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Modine Manufacturing Co. has won programs from Great Wall Motor in Baoding, Hebei Province, China, valued at $14 million to supply exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers for 2.0-L diesel engines. These programs will begin in 2009 and extend over the next five years.
2008-06-19
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Northrop Grumman issued a contract to Curtiss-Wright Corp. to provide radar processing subsystems for use in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) program. The initial contract, valued at $4.3 million, is for development expected to be completed in 2010.
2008-06-19
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The Manitowoc Co., Inc. formed a joint venture with the shareholders of TaiAn Dongyue Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd. for the production of mobile and truck-mounted hydraulic cranes. The joint venture is located in TaiAn City, Shandong Province, China.
2008-06-19
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The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command awarded a $185 million contract modification to BAE Systems for the manufacture of 90 Army-configured M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicles, four U.S.
2008-06-19
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Lockheed Martin signed a cooperative research agreement with the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center’s Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD) to develop tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities.
2008-06-19
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Northrop Grumman Corp. and Oshkosh Corp. selected Plasan, a developer and manufacturer of add-on armor systems for the military and commercial market, to assist with the design and engineering of the armor for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.
2008-06-19
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Deere & Co. expanded its presence in China by signing a definitive agreement to own 50% of Xuzhou Xuwa Excavator Machinery Co., Ltd. (XCG). XCG is viewed as a viable partner for the Chinese market because of its strong domestic position as a Chinese manufacturer of construction equipment with an excavator product line of 14 models.
2008-06-19
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Mack Trucks is beefing up its engine line with the MP10 engine, a big-block diesel with up to 605 hp (451 kW). It is the most powerful engine Mack has produced.
2008-06-19
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Cooled EGR is the key technology John Deere Power Systems will carry over for meeting the Interim Tier 4 (IT4)/Stage III B off-highway emissions regulations set to begin in 2011 for engines 130 kW (174 hp) and above. By increasing the flow of exhaust gases by almost double what they were with Tier 3, JDPS says they will achieve the 50% reduction in NOx gases needed for its engines to meet the new regulations.
2008-06-19
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The Construction and Forestry Division of John Deere is employing model-based design on several 2008 production programs, including a crawler tractor program. One hundred percent of the application code is automatically generated using The MathWorks’ Real-Time Workshop embedded coder.
2008-06-19
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Celebrating its 25th year of operation, ASV Inc. unveiled its newly enhanced PT-Series rubber-track loaders during ConExpo 2008, continuing the evolution that began in 1983 when the company first introduced its rubber-tracked machinery.
2008-06-19
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The number of electronic elements on today’s vehicles is soaring, and operators are being challenged to manage the many functions they bring. Bosch Rexroth is addressing each of these trends with controllers that offer high I/O counts and advanced graphics capabilities.
2008-06-19
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Compact Power Inc. unveiled its new 700 Series compact utility loaders—including the 726DT, 732DT, and 749DT models—during ConExpo 2008. Targeting the construction, landscaping, utility, and rental markets, the new series—part of the company’s Boxer line—features hydrostatic transmission, a telescopic arm, and low ground pressure.
2008-06-19
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QinetiQ operates a variety of test and evaluation facilities across the U.K. that offer life-cycle system analyses to increase equipment reliability and durability. Such facilities include electromagnetic compatibility chambers; various real-time simulators; test and vibration rigs; land, sea, and air test and evaluation ranges; a suite of human physiology testing facilities; and specialist materials and physical testing capabilities.
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