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In evaluating products for the Top 100, Construction Equipment editors look for advances in technology, new product lines, significant improvements to existing products, or a product that increases competition in its field. Below you'll find our choices for Top New Products of 2010, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2015 | Top 100 2014 | Top 100 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2009


New to North America, Wirtgen introduced two concrete pavers that serve smaller, specialized jobs.

On the exhaust of the Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel option in Ram heavy-duty pickups, a diesel particulate filter and an adsorber catalyst to reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) satisfy EPA’s 2010 on-road diesel emissions limits.

Boxed-steel frames and burly new suspensions push maximum towing capacity of the Sierra 3500HD to 20,000 pounds.

A model size has been added to Jomac’s telescopic and articulating crane product lines.

GM introduced a new frame and suspension that would boost the Chevy Silverado heavy-duty pickups and GMC Sierra HDs to the top of Class 2 for payload and conventional-hitch towing capacity.


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In celebration of 25 years of CE's Top 100 New Products, we've prepared some nuggets on its origins, products and significance. Here's one of them.
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Equipment managers are evaluating compact track loaders and small wheel loaders as alternatives for the work skid steers have done in the past
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I asked KCMA VP/general manager Gary Bell about the recent purchase by Hitachi Construction Machinery.
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One of the key costs that manufacturers have identified is fuel, which accounts for nearly half of the operating cost of a piece of equipment.

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