Equipment Type

 2013

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 2013, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2015 | Top 100 2014 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2010 | Top 100 2009

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GOMACO G+ Connect is a CAN-based network using proprietary software to connect all control systems on a GOMACO paver.

According to the company, its 488-horsepower B50D is the largest model sold in North America.

The Thunder Creek Air N Arc 150 is a 3-in-1 welder/air compressor/generator utilizing the “True 2” generator system that allows all three functions to operate simultaneously.

The 4450 Series earth augers feature a new, simpler configuration for attaching the screw bit, which speeds up the installation process and greatly reduces the risk of damage to the earth auger, the company says.

GEMAC has developed its CAN-Bus Tester 2, which, according to the company, fully integrates all functions required for error checking.

Blogs

Big Iron
Ask an equipment manager to explain how they ensure fleet age stays at an acceptable level, and most will not answer with reference to a 5-year or...
Big Iron
There’s a fine line between providing you information and trying to sell you something—but when it comes to safety, sharing information never hurts.
Big Iron
All the great benefits of technology are only as good as technology’s adoption rate.
Big Iron
As fleet-using organizations accept and integrate technology across the operations front, equipment will become integrated more closely with...

CE Twitter Feed 

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Caterpillar will consider keeping jobs in the US that would otherwise be shifted abroad. https://t.co/igeYdls9pk...
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The age of your fleet matters, and it is crucial to have fleet-replacement plans in place. https://t.co/kkbKMvATSM...
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From the editors 

Rod Sutton @rodsutton
There is a place for autonomous in repetitive tasks, but safety can't be overlooked. https://t.co/cVRY6uvfce
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
Engaging video on equipment safety. https://t.co/Li2oXA6bqq
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
If majority of a fleet needs replacement, and budgets can't absorb necessary capital investment...what then? https://t.co/eI7A08qdor
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