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Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Promotes Jeff Weller to Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

Kirby-Smith is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Weller to the position of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President effective immediately.  He will report directly to Ed Kirby, President, Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. As Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President, Weller will have overall strategic and operational responsibility and will provide leadership and […]

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John Deere Adds Nursery Fork to Worksite Pro™ Attachments Lineup

Operators can tackle a variety of material-handling tasks with the new John Deere Nursery Fork attachment. The Nursery Fork (NF44) is the latest addition to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments and is optimized to work with select John Deere E- and D-Series skid steers, compact track loaders (CTLs) and most competitive models. The […]

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The ALL Family of Companies Adds 5 New Cranes to Expand North American Fleet

The ALL Family of Companies announced it has closed the deal on four (4) Link-Belt rough-terrain cranes and one (1) Grove all-terrain crane, growing its fleet to meet customer demand in several geographic markets. The Link-Belt RTs, in a range of lifting capacities, will go to ALL branches in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. The Grove […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Names New VP of Product Support

Kirby-Smith is excited to announce the hiring of Tom Montgomery as the new Vice President of Product Support. As VP of Product Support, Montgomery will be responsible for the growth and profitability of Kirby-Smith’s Parts and Service business - balancing strategic collaboration with other executives and the management team, to develop company goals and objectives. […]

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Ed Malzahn, Ditch Witch Founder and Industry Icon, Dies at 94

The Ditch Witch family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of the company’s founder and industry icon Ed Malzahn on Friday. He was 94. Malzahn changed the way the world’s utility infrastructure is installed and maintained when he launched the first service line trencher, the Ditch Witch model DWP in 1949 from a small […]

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CASE Adds Two New Excavators to D Series Lineup

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two new crawler excavators to its D Series lineup: the CX130D and CX160D. These new models are designed to provide significant operational gains, including cycle times up to 5 percent faster, improved responsiveness and multifunctional controls, and up to 8 percent greater fuel efficiency. The CX130D and CX160D’s new electronically […]

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Bobcat Company Introduces New and Improved Compact Track Loader Undercarriages

New solid-mount and optional Roller Suspension™ system undercarriages are available for select Bobcat® compact track loaders, including the T550, T590, T630, T650, T740, T750 and T770. Superior ride quality Dual-flange front idlers now ride on the rubber track’s roller way. These new front idlers, along with wider rollers, help reduce vibration to improve operator comfort […]

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New Hitachi Fuel Advantage Program Designed to Improve Operational Efficiency

Hitachi is building upon its suite of technology solutions and leveraging dealers’ consultation capabilities with the introduction of the Hitachi Fuel Advantage program. Eligible on 23 pieces of Hitachi construction equipment, the program features fuel consumption commitments, quarterly reports designed to help contractors improve efficiency, and an incentive to utilize the Hitachi dealer as a […]

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Earthmoving & Construction Machinery: Out of the Crisis in Two Years' Time

The Observatory of national and world market trends for the next two years was outlined yesterday at Veronafiere during the first edition of SaMoTer Day, a training and guidance event focusing on opportunities and trends in the building and construction machinery market. The earth moving machinery market can expect the recovery to start in 2016. […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Names a New Senior Vice President

Kirby-Smith is pleased to announce the promotion of David Baker to Senior Vice President and Oklahoma City Branch Manager. The Senior Vice President is a highly visible position central to the profitability and sustained growth of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.  This role will balance corporate project management with strategic collaboration between the board of directors, executives, […]

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Cat® GRADE with ASSIST Makes Accurate Grading Fast and Easy

Cat® GRADE with ASSIST delivers efficiency and productivity gains to the Cat 323F L Hydraulic Excavator. This system is the first operator ASSIST feature with semi-autonomous grade control available on Cat excavators. GRADE with ASSIST automates grade adjustments that are typically achieved by the operator using manual controls. Operators at all experience levels can reach […]

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New Cat® 325F Brings Right Size & Performance To Close-Quarters Work

The new mid-size Cat® 325F is a reliable, durable, highly efficient compact radius excavator built for all your close-quarters work. The machine features a powerful C4.4 ACERT U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine that’s miserly on fuel paired with a state-of-the-art hydraulic system that’s responsive to your every command. Each pull of the “sticks” will […]

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