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  • 10/06/10--17:21: Tier 4 Report
  • PERKINS   A three-year head start in the emissions game has given Perkins time to explore and develop a wide range of Tier 4 technology. By Tom Jackson For most medium and large horsepower bands the new diesel emissions regulations kick in starting in 2011 and 2012, and the factories are tooling up the new […]

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    Stanley County, South Dakota, has been added to the federal disaster declaration originally signed on May 13, 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on June 7. In addition, FEMA direct federal assistance is available to Clay, Union and Yankton counties. In total, 32 South Dakota counties are now eligible for FEMA Public Assistance. […]

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    Starting in 2013, Caterpillar subsidiary Perkins will manufacture 4000 Series engines at a new plant to be built in India. Initially, the facility to be located in Shendra industrial area in Aurangabad will turn out up to 3,000 engines per year, says Perkins, adding that capabilities for future expansion can increase output to 5,000 units. […]

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    Maintenance is necessary on any diesel engine, but the less, the better for the owner. To that end, Perkins has developed a range of four cylinder power plants that do not need a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to meet Tier 4 Final emissions regulations that go into effect in 2014. With their four-cylinder design and […]

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    Accompanied by what Terex says are noticeable boosts in torque, climbing and digging, the company’s new TLB840 backhoe features a Tier 4 interim-compliant Perkins engine and is now available in North America. A 94-horsepower Perkins 1204E-E44TA engine powers the TLB840. The engine includes a Diesel Particulate Filter and allows for auto-idle. Terex says the engine […]

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    Tackle congested jobsites with Terex’s PT-75 compact track loader, featuring a 70-inch machine width for maneuverability in narrow spaces. The CTL’s four-cylinder, turbocharged Perkins 804C-33T diesel engine delivers 71 horsepower and has 178.5 foot-pounds of peak torque. The machine boasts a 6,200-pound tipping load, 3,100-pound operating capacity at 50-percent tipping load and lift height of […]

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    Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor industry. We post a new edition just about every week with news on hires, promotions, new locations and expansions. Check back for a new edition each week. Bobcat introduces new dealer in Arden, North Carolina […]

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    Using the occasion of producing its 20th million engine, Perkins delved further into its previously announced Tier 4 Final approach during a press event last week, including how it will accommodate the resale of Tier 4 engines into lower regulated countries. The company also offered a look at the process it uses to customize engines, […]

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    British engine manufacturer Perkins, is meeting with customers and media although not exhibiting at Intermat this year. At least not in the conventional sense. Perkins has created a “virtual” stand or booth for the show that demonstrates all their products and technology. So even if you don’t make the jump over the pond to Paris […]

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    Running from 2.8 to 3.6 liters, the new “Syncro” line of four-cylinder diesel engines unveiled at Bauma by Perkins offer outputs from 60 to 134 horsepower and an increase in power density of 22 percent over previous models. One of the goals of the Syncro engines, unveiled at Bauma last week, was to create an […]

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    If “low spec” is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear about a Chinese machine, LiuGong would like you to take a second look. With the introduction of its new Tier 4 Final wheel loaders, the Chinese equipment manufacturer is bringing North American and European customers six of its most technologically […]

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    Morbark has added Correlli Incorporated as a dealer carrying its tree care products with responsibility for central Maryland and the District of Columbia. “We’re proud to join the Morbark family,” says Patrick Correlli, president of Correlli. “To us, our family, employees, and customers are one in the same. We want to serve them by offering […]

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    Perkins engines ranges from tiny to huge industrial behemoths, and at ConExpo the company added four new product platforms ranging in size from nine to 18 liters. At the show Perkins unveiled the new 9.3-liter, 1700 series. It’s a six-cylinder, turbocharged and aftercooled Tier 4 Final engine with direct injection and a fully electronic control […]

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    Imagine a diesel engine oil filler cap that reminds you when it’s time to change the oil. That’s what Perkins showed us in June at its new factory in Seguin, Texas. Just north of San Antonio, Seguin is where the British-based Perkins put its headquarters for the Americas and has co-located an engine manufacturing operation […]

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    Perkins intros the SmartCap, an engine oil filler cap that sends service alerts to your phone Imagine a diesel engine oil filler cap that reminds you when it’s time to change the oil. That’s what Perkins showed us in June at its new factory in Seguin, Texas. Just north of San Antonio, Seguin is where […]

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    2017’s Top Newsmaker: Deere buys Wirtgen After identifying Wirtgen as an attractive strategic fit several years ago, John Deere pulled the trigger in a surprise move this June, buying German equipment manufacturer Wirtgen Group. The all-cash $5.2 billion deal gave Deere access to Wirtgen’s deep roots in roadbuilding and quarry equipment markets. The deal also […]