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Allison Bass Joins Topcon
As of May 4, 2015, Allison Bass joined the Topcon Precision Agriculture business unit as Channel Marketing Manager - Agriculture.
May 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

1st Half: Deere's Sales Down 17%, Net Income Down 35%
Net income attributable to Deere & Company was $690.5 million, or $2.03 per share, for the second quarter ended April 30, compared with $980.7 million, or $2.65 per share, for the same period last year
May 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

JCB's 2014 results hit by weaker BRIC trading
UK construction equipment manufacturer JCB reports lower sales than in the previous financial year.
May 20, 2015 – World Highways

Art's Way Honored for ISU Transgenic Swine Facility
Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. announcef that Art's-Way Scientific was awarded a 2015 Award of Distinction by the Modular Building Institute (MBI), at the annual MBI World of Modular Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.
May 20, 2015 – USAgnet

Briggs & Stratton reports 1.5% sales decrease for third quarter fiscal 2015
Briggs & Stratton Corporation has announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended March 29, 2015.
May 20, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Comer Industries reports 6% turnover improvement for 2014 financial year
The Shareholders' Meeting approved 2014 consolidated financial statements of Comer Industries.
May 20, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Rik Kiddle joins Terex Finlay
Rik Kiddle has been appointed to the post of global business development and sales director at Terex Finlay.
May 20, 2015 – Demolition & Recycling International

Kobelco Releases Annual Fiscal 2014 Results
Kobelco Construction Machinery announced their annual results for fiscal year 2014.
May 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Briggs & Stratton acquires Billy Goat Industries
Briggs & Stratton Corporation has announced that it has acquired U.S. based Billy Goat Industries, Inc.
May 20, 2015 – Canadian Rental Service

Raven Industries Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results
Raven Industries Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter that ended April 30, 2015.
May 19, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Volvo Construction President Talks Multi-Brand Strategy and 30-day Delivery
During a corporate briefing to construction journalists during the Newport, RI, stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race, Göran Lindgren, president of Region America, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), outlined the company's approach to premium vs. value branding of specific product segments.
May 18, 2015 –

JCB Announces $1M Donation to Nepal
JCB is supporting the relief effort in earthquake-hit Nepal by donating backhoe loaders and electrical power generators worth around $1 million.
May 16, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Buhler Industries' 2Q15 Revenues Decline 38%
Revenue for the quarter was $64.7 million, down from the record second quarter seen in the prior year of $104.8 million.
May 15, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Atlas Copco rammer wins Grand Award of Design
The Association of Swedish Engineering Industries awarded Atlas Copco Construction Tools, Commerce City, Colo., with the Grand Award of Design for its upgraded LT6005 rammer.
May 15, 2015 – Rental Pulse

Kubota Tractor to Move Headquarters to Texas
Kubota Tractor Corporation and Kubota Credit Corporation announced that they will relocate their headquarters to Grapevine, Texas.
May 15, 2015 – USAgnet

ZF Buying Bosch Rexroth's Large Gearbox Business
ZF Friedrichshafen AG announced that it will acquire the large gearbox business of Bosch Rexroth AG.
May 14, 2015 – Diesel Progress

Claas of America Restructures Top Management
To support the next chapter of worldwide company growth, Claas has restructured its Business Unit Sales and Service into six global regions. As a result, Leif Magnusson has taken on the role of president Claas Global Sales - Americas.
May 14, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Wacker Neuson reports strong performance in Q1 2015
Wacker Neuson's strong financial performance of late is continuing, with good results posted for the first quarter of 2015.
May 13, 2015 – World Highways

Lift Maker Not Liable for Intentional Misuse
A recent Texas Supreme Court decision says that when people intentionally misuse a product in a way that is obviously dangerous, the manufacturer is not liable for the injuries that result from that intentional misuse.
May 13, 2015 – Lift & Access

Komatsu opens new factory in India
Komatsu has opened a new excavator factory in Chennai, India. The move comes following the dissolution of its excavator manufacturing joint-venture with contractor Larsen & Toubro, L&T Komatsu, in April 2013.
May 13, 2015 – International Construction

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