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Multiquip’s General Construction Equipment Group – newsmakers – Todd Jones

Multiquip’s General Construction Equipment Group – newsmakers – Todd Jones – Brief Article Todd Jones–to western regional manager for Multiquip’s General Construction Equipment Group. Jones will manage company sales in Calif., Ore., Wash., Idaho, Mont., Wyo., Nev., Utah, Colo. and Hawaii. COPYRIGHT 2003 Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group

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Godwin Pumps

Godwin Pumps GODWIN PUMPS: Portable rental pump manufacturer Godwin Pumps named Howard B. Slaff as director of marketing. In this position, Slaff will be responsible for Godwin’s integrated marketing campaign to increase rentals and sales, and enhance brand presence worldwide. Godwin also named Garry F. Hager as the branch manager of its Charlotte, N.C., location, […]

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Stewart & Stevenson Debuts 1.3 MW Transportable Gen-Set

Stewart & Stevenson Debuts 1.3 MW Transportable Gen-Set – Brief Article Mike Osenga California’s well documented power woes, a severe drought in the Pacific Northwest which has almost eliminated hydroelectric plants from the power grid, as well as power concerns in many other areas of North America, has caused a boom in generator set packaging […]

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Welcome To Taco Bell

Welcome To Taco Bell – Brief Article Mike Osenga So is everything destined to be a commodity? Or, if you’re cynical, is everything already a commodity? Have globalization, merger mania, price pressure, and time to market taken technological differentiation out of the equation? Are we to the point where if you build a better mousetrap, […]

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Detroit Diesel unveils Series 60 for 2007—and its successor; new engine to be built in updated Redford manufacturing facility

Looking beyond an icon: Detroit Diesel unveils Series 60 for 2007—and its successor; new engine to be built in updated Redford manufacturing facility Mike Brezonick It’s not often that news about Detroit Diesel Corp.’s (DDC) Series 60 diesel engine takes a back seat to anything else at the company. After all, if any engine could […]

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Digital hydraulic valve controller

Digital hydraulic valve controller Axiomatic Technologies has introduced a flexible digital controller for hydraulic valves. The HDCD Series dual output hydraulic digital controller can be used in a range of control applications, including joystick interfacing, hydraulic fan drives, transmission controls and interfacing the PWM signal from an engine control in marine and off-highway systems. Switched […]

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Hendrickson – Powerlines – Volvo’s VN series truck models include AIRTEK

Hendrickson – Powerlines – Volvo’s VN series truck models include AIRTEK – Brief Article Hendrickson has announced the availability of the AIRTEK integrated front axle and air suspension on Volvo’s new VN series truck models. These new vehicles feature AIRTEK as the standard front axle and suspension system on VNL 630, 670 and 780 models. […]

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Plasma Fuel Reformer aims to reduce regeneration issues

Plasma Fuel Reformer aims to reduce regeneration issues As emissions regulations become ever more stringent, aftertreatment systems are becoming a more significant aspect in the overall emissions reductions puzzle. Yet aftertreatment system technology also faces several daunting challenges which have yet to be addressed. Many aftertreatment systems rely on periodic injection of raw diesel fuel […]

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Multifunction display for engines

Multifunction display for engines I” n an effort to broaden its reach into the wider vehicle and engine-powered equipment markets, Systemes PRAN Inc., Quebec City, Canada, has developed a new monitoring system designed to be used with electronic or nonelectronic engines using SAE J1939. The multifunction display can provide all information broadcast on J1939 for […]

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iGX features integrated drive-by-wire control for the “super premium” gasoline engine market

Electronic control for new Honda 15 HP engine: iGX features integrated drive-by-wire control for the “super premium” gasoline engine market Mike Osenga In a move that ups the ante in the premium small gasoline power market, Honda has introduced the iGX, a single-cylinder, electronically controlled 15 hp overhead cam (OHC) engine. In an emissions-driven world, […]