Editor at Large: Inside Perkins’ new vision for telematics, engine service, parts ordering

Editor at Large: Inside Perkins’ new vision for telematics, engine service, parts ordering

Perkins told us they had a big announcement coming the last week of June to commemorate its 85th anniversary, so we flew down to Seguin,…

Product Toolbox: Dig Through this Maintenance and Upkeep Showcase (Uptime Kits to Reman Programs)

Product Toolbox: Dig Through this Maintenance and Upkeep Showcase (Uptime Kits to Reman Programs)

Kubota RTV Series Filter Kit Kubota’s heavy-duty, high-performance RTV Series utility vehicles give you the power and durability to tackle the toughest tasks on a…

Perkins US Customers Can Now Buy Genuine Parts Online at perkins.com/shop

Perkins US Customers Can Now Buy Genuine Parts Online at perkins.com/shop

Perkins has announced that its new online platform called perkins.com/shop is open for business (starting June 1, 2017). Targeted at machine owners, rental businesses, repair…

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: Engines from Perkins, Kubota and Cummins

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: Engines from Perkins, Kubota and Cummins

 The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of 2016 The bad news: Future growth in construction and landscaping will require increased skills and productivity to…

Talking Shop: Learn the Dynamics of Diesel Engines Working in the Arctic

Talking Shop: Learn the Dynamics of Diesel Engines Working in the Arctic

How Perkins-Powered Flameless Heaters Deliver Reliable Comfort for Cold Oil Work Unless you’re a physics geek, the Lenz principle may not mean much to you…

Replacement Parts and Maintenance Product Showcase

Replacement Parts and Maintenance Product Showcase

Case 4-in-1 Fluid Testing Kit Case Construction Equipment just announced the release of the 4-in-1 Systemgard Fluid Analysis Kit. The preventative maintenance tool provides a…

Power Preservation: Diesel Engine Maintenance Tips and Tricks for Off-Highway Equipment

Power Preservation: Diesel Engine Maintenance Tips and Tricks for Off-Highway Equipment

A planned preventive maintenance regime will reduce your running costs and prolong the life of your engine. In addition to the scheduled maintenance that all…

Tips for Buying a Used or Previously Owned Skid Steer

Tips for Buying a Used or Previously Owned Skid Steer

Steering the Used Market Buying the right piece of equipment is often the equivalent of digging for buried treasure, and X rarely marks the spot….

Beyond Bauma: Conquering The Biggest Trade Show on Earth

Beyond Bauma: Conquering The Biggest Trade Show on Earth

True to form: bauma was big. It was 580,000 visitors big. In actual size, it was 605,000 square meters big — that’s basically like pushing 120…

Perkins Launches Diesel Engine Oil, Perkins Platinum Protection #bauma2016

Perkins Launches Diesel Engine Oil, Perkins Platinum Protection #bauma2016

You might think that engine oils are all the same. In fact, oil quality varies greatly. Lower quality oil has a shorter working life. Its…

March Publisher’s Message— Rental Ready

March Publisher’s Message— Rental Ready

We Pick Our Favorite Units Displayed at the Recent Rental Show The Rental Show is always an interesting mix of exhibitors. The trade show (organized…