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Larson Electronics Lights to be Featured on Marvel's The Tick

Outside of the industrial market, Larson Electronics products have attracted several iconic projects on the big screen.
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2017 NAA Election: Candidate endorsements announced

Ahead of the annual election to be held during the Annual Business Meeting in July, the NAA Nominating Committee has concluded its work for the 2017 election. A total of five candidates are endorsed for three positions – including vice president (two candidates), treasurer, and two director seats (two candidates).
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Caterpillar plows deeper into 3-D printing market with new partnership

Dive Brief:

  • Caterpillar has inked an agreement with FIT AG to 3-D print aluminum and titanium parts for the heavy equipment manufacturer, according to Engineering.com.
  • The three-year deal will look to develop new additive manufacturing solutions for construction equipment.
  • With offices in Germany and Boston, FIT AG previously sold its Netfabb 3-D printing software to Autodesk.
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LiuGong's innovative loader lifts CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

First published on CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Daily News

LiuGong is unveiling an innovative new wheeled loader at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 that will increase efficiency for user. The firm's novel wheeled loader features a vertical lift configuration for its front end, allowing it to offer higher efficiency in truck loading applications. LiuGong's director of Test & New Technology Ed Wagner said, "You can lift more with the same size of machine."
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Indeco expects significant growth in US attachment market

First published on CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Daily News

Italian attachment manufacturer Indeco is poised to meet a significant rise in demand in the US market.
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John Deere partners with Kespry to bring drones and aerial data to construction and forestry

John Deere and Kespry announced at ConExpo an exclusive global strategic alliance through which John Deere Construction & Forestry dealers will provide the Kespry Aerial Intelligence System to their customers on job sites around the world. Starting in North America, the alliance enables John Deere customers to use Kespry's fully integrated industrial drone platform to capture topographic data in minutes with survey-grade accuracy.
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Vac-Tron Equipment has developed a new gamechanger in the Micro Trenching process.

OKAHUMPKA, Fla., February 24th, 2016 - Micro Trenching is one of the installation methods being utilized by contractors to bring fiber networks to consumers. Micro Trenching is an installation method in which a narrow and relatively shallow trench is cut, usually on an asphalt roadway. Trench dimensions can range from .75 to 2.24 inches wide and 8 to 16 inches deep. While cutting, a vacuum system connected to the cutter wheel cleanly diverts and transports debris away from the worksite. Once the conduit is laid, the trench is backfilled with a grout compound.
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Felling Revamps Pan Series Trailers

(SAUK CENTRE, MINNESOTA, Feb. 23rd, 2017) – Felling Trailers, Inc. is proud to announce some enhancements to its Pan Series model line of trailers. The Pan Series trailers have always been known for offering one of the lowest load angles for a ramp trailer in the industry. In Felling's continuing effort to offer more value to our customers we have made the following features standard on the entire product line.
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Road Widener LLC Releases New FH-R Model, Putting All Controls in the Hands of the Operator

New Attachments(Oconomowoc, WI) – Road Widener LLC, a road construction company specializing in skid steer attachments for state and municipal highway departments, road contractors and landscapers, announces the release of their new Road Widener model, FH-R.
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U.S. News & World Report Names Iowa #6 Best State

(DES MOINES)–Today, U.S. News & World Report released their 2017 "Best States" ranking and ranked Iowa as the 6th "Best State" in the country.  "Best States" is a unique rankings and news analysis platform designed to inform citizens, business leaders and policymakers alike about what's working and what needs improvement across the country.
 
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