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Manitou Group Reports Sales Up 9% for First Half of 2014
The Manitou BF Board of Directors met today to approve the 2014 half-year financial statements.
August 28, 2014 – Farm Equipment

Donaldson Reports Record Fourth Quarter
Donaldson Company Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014.
August 27, 2014 – Lift & Access

Vermeer Announces Family Succession Plans
As part of its family succession planning process, Vermeer Corporation announced that third-generation family member, Jason Andringa, will serve as the company's next President & CEO effective Nov. 1, 2015.
August 26, 2014 – Underground Construction

Toro sales up 11.3 percent to set third quarter record
The Toro Co., Bloomington, Minn., last week reported net earnings of $50 million on a net sales increase of 11.3 percent to a company record $567.5 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2014.
August 24, 2014 – Rental Pulse

AGCO's Martin Richenhagen Selected as One of the Most Admired CEOs in the Atlanta Area
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced today that Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO, was selected as one of 55 Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
August 22, 2014 – Farm Equipment

Bonfiglioli USA Named to Inc 5000
Bonfiglioli USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A., the Bologna, Italy-based power transmission specialist for mobile and self-propelled machines, has been named to the 2014 Inc.5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
August 22, 2014 – Diesel Progress

Deere Announces Waterloo Layoffs
Deere & Company announced that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company's Waterloo, Iowa operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products.
August 22, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Tadano sales up nearly 16%
Sales at Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano were JPY 44,082 million (US$ 425 million), for the first quarter of the 2014 financial year (three months ending 30 June 2014), up 15.7 % on the first quarter of the 2013 financial year.
August 21, 2014 – International Cranes

Caterpillar Produces 75,000 Wheel Tractor-Scraper
Caterpillar Inc. commemorated the production of 75,000 wheel tractor-scrapers at the Decatur, Ill., facility.
August 21, 2014 – Construction Equipment

China's Zoomlion Eyes Farm Machinery After $340 Million Deal
Zoomlion, China's leading construction machinery producer has signed a new deal to purchase a majority stake in farm machinery maker Chery Heavy Industry. The deal is worth 340 million U.S. dollars.
August 20, 2014 – CRIEnglish

Hyundai partners with Werk-Brau
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) has announced a partnership with Werk-Brau, an attachment manufacturer based in Ohio.
August 20, 2014 – Better Roads

GEA Breaks Ground for 72-stall Rotary Robot
Officials from GEA Farm Technologies and Badgerland Buildings, Inc., broke ground today on a 72-stall all-robotic rotary parlor on Nick Mlsna's farm near Cashton, Wis., an hour east of La Crosse.
August 20, 2014 – AgWeb

New training facility for Manitowoc
Manitowoc is opening a new training centre at its Crane Care facility in St Pierre de Chandieu, to the south of Lyon, France, which opened on July 1st.
August 20, 2014 –

Genie hits health and safety record
Health and safety in the workplace is at an all time high at Genie Australia after the company recorded 365 days devoid of a Lost Time Injury (LTI).
August 19, 2014 – Access International

Major Wire appoints vp of international sales
Montreal, Canada, based Major Wire has appointed Alain Durand to the position of vice president of international sales, with the role of developing and managing the company's international markets.
August 19, 2014 – Demolition & Recycling International

Donaldson receives 2013 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America
Donaldson Company Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, announces that the company's Aguascalientes, Mexico; Cresco, IA; and Greeneville, TN, facilities have all received the 2013 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).
August 18, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Manitou Donates New Gehl Skid Loader to University of Wisconsin
A new Gehl skid loader was delivered to the grounds of University Wisconsin-Washington County, in West Bend, Wis., as a donation from Manitou Americas Inc.
August 16, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

Atlas Copco appoints new VP for Business Development Pumps
Atlas Copco has appointed Per Rehn as vice president for Business Development Pumps for the Portable Energy Division.
August 15, 2014 – Mining World

Donaldson to Acquire Northern Technical
Donaldson Company Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Donaldson Europe BVBA - UAE Branch, has entered into an agreement to acquire Northern Technical LLC, a manufacturer of gas turbine inlet air filtration systems and replacement filters.
August 15, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products.
August 15, 2014 – Chicago Tribune

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