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  • Caterpillar rolls out 903D compact wheel loader, adds new options on 918M compact wheel loader

    September 12, 2018By

    Caterpillar rolled out the 903D compact wheel loader. Compared with its 903C2 predecessor, the 903D features a 25 percent increase in both lifting capacity and travel speed, according to Caterpillar. Powered by a Tier 4 Final Cat C2.4 engine, the machine features a 40 hp and can travel at speeds up to 12.5 miles per hour. Planetary-reduction axles are available... read more

    FX Luminaire releases new WS wall wash, G4 LED replacement lamp

    September 6, 2018By

    FX Luminaire unveiled its new WS wall wash and G4LED35W replacement lamp. Designed with rounded, minimalist features and durable die-cast aluminum, the WS is a member of the FX Luminaire Standard Series and includes stainless steel hardware to match its powder coat finish and is available in nine finish options. “The WS reduces the entry-level price for FX Luminaire wall... read more

    SWX Global adds new hydroseed and environmental spray applicator

    September 4, 2018By

    SWX Global introduced the APEX XA1200—the newest addition to its line of hydroseed and environmental spray applicators. The APEX XA1200 comes with a Vortex slurry pump that discharges a variety of materials without modifications to the pump or adjustment of mulch manufacturers’ mixing instructions. The pump allows for maximum emptying of the slurry tank. The product features a tank capacity... read more

    Re-lamped: Halogen to LED conversions

    September 4, 2018By
    Aftershot of house with lighting (Photo: Mckay Landscape Lighting)

    With approximately 95 percent of all new landscape lighting installations being LED, according to Kristoff Byrd, landscape lighting category manager for SiteOne Landscape Supply, LEDs themselves are not necessarily a trend. “LED is much more efficient, lasts longer and is much easier to install and maintain for a contractor than halogen,” he says. “As LED prices have dropped, more and... read more

    John Deere’s EH Boom Performance package available on select machines

    August 23, 2018By

    John Deere added the EH Boom Performance package to its G-Series large-frame skid-steers and compact track loaders (CTLs). The feature is available as a factory-installed option on the 330G and 332G skid-steers, as well as the 331G and 333G CTLs. “Our EH Boom Performance package automates repetitive tasks and improves job site efficiencies and safety,” said Gregg Zupancic, product marketing manager,... read more

    Select FX Luminaire fixtures now compliant with wildlife safety regulations

    August 21, 2018By

    FX Luminaire conformed the outputs of select lighting fixtures to the safety standards set by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Each fixture emits soft amber light within the established safe zone for wildlife (585-595 nm), allowing turtles and other animals to migrate without being disrupted. All fixtures remain compatible with Luxor technology and use a chipset similar to... read more