Machine Heads: Welcome to Our New Video Series (Let’s Talk about Takeuchi’s Two New Mini Exs)

Machine Heads: Welcome to Our New Video Series (Let’s Talk about Takeuchi’s Two New Mini Exs)

Hello there, Compact Equipment readers. This is Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig at Benjamin Media Inc. Welcome to my new video series curiously…

Here Are Seven of the Most Popular Compact Track Loader Units that Go into Rental Yards

Here Are Seven of the Most Popular Compact Track Loader Units that Go into Rental Yards

Case TV370B At 74 hp and with a 3,700-lb rated operating capacity at 50 percent tipping load and vertical-lift design, the TV370B compact track loader…

Takeuchi-US Launches New 300 Series Excavator Lineup with TB370

Takeuchi-US Launches New 300 Series Excavator Lineup with TB370

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has launched the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator to its lineup. This machine is the first in Takeuchi’s…

New Digs on the Block: Takeuchi Adds TB257FR Excavator to Lineup

New Digs on the Block: Takeuchi Adds TB257FR Excavator to Lineup

Global compact equipment brand Takeuchi has just launched the TB257FR compact hydraulic excavator. The TB257FR features a patented side-to-side offset boom combined with a tight…

Pile and Dump Work: Pro Insights into Load-and-Carry Applications with a Compact Wheel Loader

Pile and Dump Work: Pro Insights into Load-and-Carry Applications with a Compact Wheel Loader

Sure, small wheel loaders are tool carriers, meaning they can operate a variety of attachments from pallet forks to cold planers, but most contractors still…

How to Stretch Your Dollar when Buying a Compact Excavator

How to Stretch Your Dollar when Buying a Compact Excavator

So, you need a new mini excavator but don’t want to break the bank. No worries. We’re here to help. Now more than ever it’s…

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

It takes a village to publish every issue and every post under the Compact Equipment umbrella, and that village includes our advertising supporters. 2020 has…

Dealer Watch + Friday Congrats: Norris Sales Company Awarded Takeuchi’s Northeast Dealer of the Year

Dealer Watch + Friday Congrats: Norris Sales Company Awarded Takeuchi’s Northeast Dealer of the Year

Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has awarded Norris Sales Company as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Northeast Region. Mark…

Dealer Watch: Diamond Equipment Awarded Takeuchi-US’s Midwest Dealer of the Year

Dealer Watch: Diamond Equipment Awarded Takeuchi-US’s Midwest Dealer of the Year

Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has awarded Diamond Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Midwest Region. Takeuchi’s Midwest…

Watch: Here’s a Video Walkaround of Takeuchi’s New TL8R2 Compact Track Loader

Watch: Here’s a Video Walkaround of Takeuchi’s New TL8R2 Compact Track Loader

Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, launches the completely redesigned TL8R2. The all new redesigned TL8R2 is engineered to provide superior power, strength,…

Takeuchi Launches TB225 Compact Excavator with All-Steel Construction/Best-in-Class Engine Output

Takeuchi Launches TB225 Compact Excavator with All-Steel Construction/Best-in-Class Engine Output

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment has introduced the TB225 compact hydraulic excavator. The brand new TB225 features all steel construction and provides…

Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Announces RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply as a New Dealer

Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Announces RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply as a New Dealer

Just like the headline says: Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has announced RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply as a new dealer. Located in…

Mini Excavations: Enjoy a Variety of Easy Reading Tidbits on the  Compact Excavator Market

Mini Excavations: Enjoy a Variety of Easy Reading Tidbits on the Compact Excavator Market

Defined as excavators under 8 metric tons, these are small excavation machines engineered with an undercarriage and tracks, a long digging arm and a cab…

Four Loader Market Maneuvers: From Phone Apps to Downsizing, Here Are Four Major Skid Steer/Track Loader Trends

Four Loader Market Maneuvers: From Phone Apps to Downsizing, Here Are Four Major Skid Steer/Track Loader Trends

For us, the beginning of the year is always a good opportunity to reflect on two of the biggest categories in small construction equipment —…

Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Introduces Tenn.’s Mountain Farm International into Its Network

Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Introduces Tenn.’s Mountain Farm International into Its Network

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has announced Mountain Farm International as a new dealer. Located in Crossville, Tennessee, the dealer will provide…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: A Set of Five Personal Favorites that I Couldn’t Fit Anywhere Else

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: A Set of Five Personal Favorites that I Couldn’t Fit Anywhere Else

When we choose which equipment to highlight and honor in our Innovative Iron Awards, inevitably other machines and manufacturers get left out. Out of those…

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Skid steers and compact track loaders — they’re building them bigger, smaller and more unique and nichey than ever before. The market today is enormous,…

Takeuchi Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Takeuchi Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Five Loaders Designed to Deliver Power and Control Takeuchi manufacturing began in 1963 and has been a pioneer in the compact equipment industry ever since….

Takeuchi Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Takeuchi Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Dependable and Productive Excavators from the Japanese Equipment Innovator Takeuchi Mfg. began in 1963 and has been a pioneer in the compact equipment industry ever…

Takeuchi Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Takeuchi Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Five Purpose-Built Machines Featuring a Unique Undercarriage Design Takeuchi Mfg. began in 1963 and has been a pioneer in the compact equipment industry ever since….