Adaptive Diesels: Visiting Continental Engines in SC to Better Understand  the Value-Added Roles of Distributors

Adaptive Diesels: Visiting Continental Engines in SC to Better Understand the Value-Added Roles of Distributors

  Power, size, efficiency, emissions — all common and important ways to classify and judge an off-highway diesel engine — but let’s not forget flexibility….

Ask for This Rental Equipment: Specific Compact Models that Are Popular to Borrow

Ask for This Rental Equipment: Specific Compact Models that Are Popular to Borrow

Let’s face it, sometimes you could use a hand — or in some cases — an extra piece of equipment. Whether you need an extra…

Perkins’ New 18-liter Series Twin Turbo Diesel Is Dual Certified for EU Stage V and US Tier 4

Perkins’ New 18-liter Series Twin Turbo Diesel Is Dual Certified for EU Stage V and US Tier 4

Perkins newest dual-certified engine helps original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) comply with the EU Stage V’s most stringent emission requirements. A collaborative approach drives Perkins to…

The bauma Brief: Hybrid Propulsion and Jobsite Digitalization Were the Big Themes of the Giant Trade Show

The bauma Brief: Hybrid Propulsion and Jobsite Digitalization Were the Big Themes of the Giant Trade Show

In April, a sea of 620,000 visitors from 200 countries descended upon Munich, Germany, exploring the biggest trade show by physical size in the world….

Perkins Presents New Hybrid Technologies on Three Engines at bauma 2019

Perkins Presents New Hybrid Technologies on Three Engines at bauma 2019

Perkins is presenting a dedicated team and new technologies focused on hybrid and electric power solutions that are relevant and adapted to meet the specific…

Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows

Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows

One of the biggest trends that has emerged from this year’s abundance of early equipment launches is the promotion of both commercially available and prototype…

Perkins Will Showcase a Range of Diesel Technology Solutions at bauma Munich 2019

Perkins Will Showcase a Range of Diesel Technology Solutions at bauma Munich 2019

Perkins is showcasing its complete EU Stage V engine range, future technologies and aftermarket services and digital solutions at bauma Munich, April 8-14, 2019. Choice…

Simple Solutions: Diesel Makers Decipher Complex Problems for Customers with Innovative Service Options

Simple Solutions: Diesel Makers Decipher Complex Problems for Customers with Innovative Service Options

  Today’s off-highway diesel engines are impressively sophisticated and small. Engineered into equally intricate and compact construction equipment, these diesels are powerful, efficient, cost-effective and…

World of Concrete Starts Today: Here Are the Hot Products Highlighting the Biggest Construction Show in America in 2019

World of Concrete Starts Today: Here Are the Hot Products Highlighting the Biggest Construction Show in America in 2019

The busy 2019 tradeshow season begins with World of Concrete, which looks to be the largest event in over a decade. With a strong economy…

Innovative Iron Awards: Atlas Copco, Doosan Portable Power and Perkins Offer Excellent Light Tower Solutions

Innovative Iron Awards: Atlas Copco, Doosan Portable Power and Perkins Offer Excellent Light Tower Solutions

Most brands already make amazing machines. In fact, there’s so much parity of quality in the American off-highway equipment marketplace that differentiators are often hard…

Diesel Engine Experts at Perkins Chart New Course in Data Driven Global Aftermarket Support

Diesel Engine Experts at Perkins Chart New Course in Data Driven Global Aftermarket Support

In today’s globally competitive diesel engine market, engineering and manufacturing a world-class product is only the first step toward building a successful customer relationship. Supplying…

Perkins Engines Buys Out Its Japanese Partner of 23 years, Takes Full Ownership of 400 Series Joint Venture

Perkins Engines Buys Out Its Japanese Partner of 23 years, Takes Full Ownership of 400 Series Joint Venture

After a 23-year relationship between IHI Agri-Tech Corporation (IAT) and Perkins Engines Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., Perkins and its affiliates…

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…

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…

The Operator Experience: Our First Issue Dedicated to Operating Equipment Comes Out in June

The Operator Experience: Our First Issue Dedicated to Operating Equipment Comes Out in June

We’re getting our boots muddy operating a lot of equipment this spring. As you’re reading this issue, myself and other Compact Equipment editors are behind…

Diesel Expert Perkins Named 2018 Gold Edison Award Winner for SmartCap Technology

Diesel Expert Perkins Named 2018 Gold Edison Award Winner for SmartCap Technology

The Edison Awards, celebrating 31 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that the…

Perkins Engines delivers field proven technology and industry leading global range at World of Concrete 2018

Perkins Engines delivers field proven technology and industry leading global range at World of Concrete 2018

Perkins Engines, with an industry leading global product range (11–800 hp) serving the construction industry, is showcasing its dual certified offerings including its 9L 1706J…

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…

High-Tech Power: Skid Steer and Track Loader Engines Are Clean, Powerful and Sophisticated

High-Tech Power: Skid Steer and Track Loader Engines Are Clean, Powerful and Sophisticated

At the core of a skid steer or track loader, there’s a fiery diesel power plant pumping energy to all of the machine’s many wheels,…