Off the Road Again: Utility Vehicles Continue to Drive Manufacturers in New Directions

Off the Road Again: Utility Vehicles Continue to Drive Manufacturers in New Directions

In late August, I was enjoying spectacular views of Lake Lanier — a sprawling water resort in Georgia about an hour outside of Atlanta. Most…

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Eight Rubber Track Models from the Famed Brand Just two years after Caterpillar entered the compact equipment market with its skid steer loader in 1999,…

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Eight Models from the Famed Global Brand Caterpillar launched its first skid steer loader models in 1999, releasing four radial-lift loaders that were the result…

Caterpillar Introduces 5-Seat Utility Vehicles

Caterpillar Introduces 5-Seat Utility Vehicles

Last year, Caterpillar announced the introduction of it’s first-ever Cat utility vehicles — the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D. To expand that offering,…

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Four Models from the Construction Equipment Leader Caterpillar embarked on the utility vehicle journey while working with Textron as the manufacturer. The two companies co-designed…

Parts Express: Perkins Engines and UPS  Team Up to Create the Amazon of Aftermarket Solutions

Parts Express: Perkins Engines and UPS Team Up to Create the Amazon of Aftermarket Solutions

I need it now. It’s a bratty attitude that is almost customary in our culture. In fact, many companies today have structured businesses around a…

Caterpillar Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Seven Models from the World Equipment Titan Manufacturing of Caterpillar compact wheel loaders began with the introduction of the 910 model wheel loader in 1979…

Editor at Large: Touring UPS’ giant Worldport Facility in Louisville, Exploring Perkins’ Regional Logistics Center in nearby Elizabethtown

Editor at Large: Touring UPS’ giant Worldport Facility in Louisville, Exploring Perkins’ Regional Logistics Center in nearby Elizabethtown

To start off my summer, I headed down to Kentucky to hang with some industry friends from Perkins Engines (great people like Nick Morgan and…

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation

“Steve has been delivering great results by driving lean and flexible cost-competitive component manufacturing operations at Caterpillar facilities around the world,” Younessi said. “Combined with…

AEM elects Caterpillar executives to Board of Directors, CE Sector Board

AEM elects Caterpillar executives to Board of Directors, CE Sector Board

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Philip Kelliher, Vice President Americas & Europe Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc., to the AEM Board…

Cat B-Prefix hammers feature low owning and operating costs, versatility, ease of use

Cat B-Prefix hammers feature low owning and operating costs, versatility, ease of use

Cat B-Prefix hydraulic hammers, available in B4(s) and B6(s) silenced and B4 and B6 non-silenced versions, are designed for “plug-and-play” operation with a range of…

What’s in an Undercarriage? Learn the Differences Between Rigid, Roller and Torsion Axle Systems

What’s in an Undercarriage? Learn the Differences Between Rigid, Roller and Torsion Axle Systems

When you buy a car, you might kick the tires, maybe peer into the wheel well to look at the leaf springs or torsion bar,…

The Future of Parts: 3D Printing Offers Manufacturers the Opportunity to Strengthen Aftermarket Support, Develop New Products

The Future of Parts: 3D Printing Offers Manufacturers the Opportunity to Strengthen Aftermarket Support, Develop New Products

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to improve their products and serve their customers better. It can include anything from adding new features to a…

Caterpillar Releases New Utility Compactors with Simplicity in Mind

Caterpillar Releases New Utility Compactors with Simplicity in Mind

Customers expect Cat paving products to offer machines and services to help them become more efficient and profitable. These new models do just that by…

Clearing Rights of Way the Right Way: Tackling 28 Miles of North Texas Wildlands with Cat and Fecon Equipment

Clearing Rights of Way the Right Way: Tackling 28 Miles of North Texas Wildlands with Cat and Fecon Equipment

Legend has it that in 490 B.C., a Greek soldier named Pheidippides ran 25 miles from Marathon to Athens, announcing the defeat of the Persians…

Micro Machines: We Track Down the Smallest Mini Excavators on the Market

Micro Machines: We Track Down the Smallest Mini Excavators on the Market

The smallest hydraulic excavators (with seats for operators) indeed are small. They are narrow and short enough to be driven through doorways. They’re powered by…

Compact Excavator Showcase: The Latest Digger Tool Carriers from North America’s Leading Manufacturers

Compact Excavator Showcase: The Latest Digger Tool Carriers from North America’s Leading Manufacturers

Over the past two decades, the small, tool-carrier excavator has found its home in the American construction equipment fleet. It’s a machine that migrated from…

Most Popular: Mini Excavator Manufacturers Discuss their Top Selling Models

Most Popular: Mini Excavator Manufacturers Discuss their Top Selling Models

Close your eyes. Imagine you’re back in high school flipping through the yearbook and you get to the class superlatives. Remember those? Best hair, prettiest…

World of Concrete: Track Down This Cool Equipment at the Las Vegas Trade Show This Week

World of Concrete: Track Down This Cool Equipment at the Las Vegas Trade Show This Week

Construction, concrete and masonry pros should probably start 2018 off on the right foot — learning about their trade, shopping for new equipment and enjoying…

EquipmentWatch Announces Finalists for 2018 Highest Retained Value Awards

EquipmentWatch Announces Finalists for 2018 Highest Retained Value Awards

EquipmentWatch, the world leader in data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has announced the finalists for the third-annual Highest Retained Value Awards….