Industry News: April 2017

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Industry News: April 2017

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Felling Trailers partners with SmartEquip
Felling Trailers announced a partnership with SmartEquip Network to provide dealers and fleet owners real-time access to parts and service information. Felling plans to expand offerings for the common replacement parts on their larger-model trailer lines.

Komatsu wins 2017 EquipmentWatch award
Komatsu America announced it was named a 2017 winner in EquipmentWatch’s annual Highest Retained Value awards program. The WA320 wheel loader, GD655 motor grader and BX50 forklift lines were the recognized model series for the awards.

John Deere, LHP Telematics announce collaboration
John Deere and LHP Telematics are joining to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight and JDLink data so customers can access data from all machines in a fleet from one location. John Deere customers will have direct access to meter readings, locations, fault codes, utilization hours and fuel consumption, regardless of the manufacturer.

Miller to step down as Manitou Americas CEO
Manitou Group announced Daniel L. Miller, CEO of Manitou Americas and president of the Compact Equipment Product Division, will leave the company, effective April 30. He will assist with the transition as the company searches for his successor.


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