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Fayat reports strong financial performance
The Fayat Group reports a strong financial performance for 2014. Group turnover reached ?3.5 billion, of which 38% came from the road construction sector including the BOMAG and Marini business segments.
January 28, 2015 – World Highways

JLG Sales Increased in Q1 2015, But Oshkosh Experiences Overall Drop
Oshkosh Corporation reported its fiscal 2015 first quarter net income of $34.7 million compared to $54.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.
January 28, 2015 – Lift & Access

Komatsu profit up 5.5% in 3Q thanks to strong construction equipment sales in North America
Helped by a weakening of the yen against the U.S. dollar as well as increased equipment sales in the Americas and Europe, Komatsu posted gains in both profit and sales during its fiscal third quarter.
January 28, 2015 – Equipment World

Art's Way Manufacturing Promotes Amber Murra To Chief Financial Officer
Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a diversified, international manufacturer and distributor of equipment serving agricultural, research, water treatment and steel cutting needs, announces that Amber Murra has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer effective January 22, 2015.
January 28, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Philippi-Hagenbuch Pink Tailgate Initiative helps raise money for breast cancer research
This past August, Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. (PHIL) undertook a unique philanthropic campaign to both give back to the community while also increasing support and awareness from customers and dealers towards Breast Cancer prevention and research through a partnership with the Susan G. Komen Memorial.
January 27, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

JLG Appoints Jeff Ford Director of Global Strategy, Business Development
JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has reorganized its aerial work platform (AWP) product marketing team.
January 27, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Caterpillar hurt by lower oil prices
Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar said lower oil prices hurt its fourth-quarter sales and profit - and predicted the pressure will continue through 2015.
January 27, 2015 – USA Today

Mahindra Announces Its Fifth North American Facility
Mahindra USA, the number one selling tractor brand in the world based on volume, announces the opening of its new Midwest Authorized Distribution Center in mid-February 2015 that will serve a six state area to meet the increasing demand for Mahindra products.
January 26, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Executive Profile: Timothy P. Hayes of Cambric Corp., a Tata Technologies Company
Over the years, it's been intriguing to find that many executives interviewed for this piece seem to be living their personal lives in alignment with their company philosophies. The same holds true for Timothy P. Hayes, President, Cambric Corp., a Tata Technologies Company.
January 26, 2015 – AEM

Deere Announces Layoffs, New Jobs
Deere & Company will make workforce adjustments at several factories in Iowa and Illinois.
January 23, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Volvo Penta to Supply Engines for Gradall Excavators
Volvo Penta has reached an agreement with Gradall to be the exclusive supplier of Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its XL line of excavators.
January 23, 2015 – RER

Michael R. Henderson named as Grote's new Vice President of Engineering
Michael R. Henderson has been hired as Grote Industries Vice President of Engineering.
January 22, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

AGCO's Africa Summit Calls For Strong Partnerships To Accelerate Growth
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today held its fourth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Rabobank.
January 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Manitowoc partners with Sennebogen to introduce Grove GHC telescoping crawler cranes
New from Manitowoc is a trio of compact telescoping crawler cranes that are designed to handle the most unforgiving terrain.
January 21, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Tsurumi Forms French Rental Company
Tsurumi Europe GmbH (Germany) has established a wholly owned French rental company in France, to focus on the country's untapped rental potential and grow its presence in the market.
January 21, 2015 –

Komatsu to Launch Drone Program in Japan
Komatsu will integrate San Francisco-based Skycatch's autonomous aerial data capture solution into its new Smart Construction business
January 21, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Kubota Tractor Announces Management Team Changes
Kubota Tractor Corp. recently made some strategic staffing changes to the management team for its northern division
January 21, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Cummins Distribution Business President to Retire
Cummins' Distribution Business President Pamela Carter, the first woman to lead one of the company's four main business units, is retiring effective April 1, 2015.
January 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Lee Kramer: 1947-2015
Lee Kramer, president of Xtreme Manufacturing, passed away on Jan. 18 due to complications with pneumonia, we have learned. Kramer was 67.
January 19, 2015 – Access, Lift & Handlers

Astec enlists help of the masses to tell Congress 'Don't Let America Dead End'
AEM member Astec Industries has launched a new grassroots campaign to advocate for a long-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund before its funds run out at the end of May.
January 19, 2015 – AEM

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