Building and rapidly growing a brand-new distribution and a dealer network in North America is a daunting task for any group to undertake. In the case of FAE, one person — Giorgio Carera — took on this task for the Italian land clearing and construction equipment manufacturer and created a deeply rooted FAE USA operation, which continues to maintain rapid growth on a monthly basis.

A wide variety of new products will be showcased by FAE at ConExpo 2020 in the Central Hall at 22221. The FAE BL1/EX 75 excavator mulcher, the very first of a new family of Bite Limiter mulcher attachments will be at the center of the display. The BL1/EX 75 is an addition to the very extensive line of excavator mulching heads offered by FAE.

Pacific Tractor and Implement in Hillsboro, Ore., partnered with FAE USA and recently hosted their very first Power Demo Day. "The goal was to introduce attendees to FAE products and their capabilities, and to offer them alternative ground control methods." said Corey Achziger, Pacific Tractor's general manager.

The FAE USA team kicked off a busy demo season with a two-day-long event in Longview, Texas, on March 7 to 8, 2019. FAE brought together local dealers, machine operators and multiple loaders and excavators with mulching attachments. Set on a 60-acre private lot, the FAE Power Days event was a great opportunity for customers to operate the new land clearing machinery.

Atlantic & Southern Equipment is an AGCO tractor and Link-Belt crane dealer with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., and multiple locations in the Southeast. Since 2001, Atlantic & Southern has been serving customers in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the Florida panhandle.

Together with its business partners, FAE USA recently showcased its equipment in action for its Southeast customers and dealers in Belton, S.C. Using multiple land management machines, operators reclaimed a sizeable private lot by removing fallen trees and overgrown brush and stabilizing the soil.

They say everything is bigger in Texas — and when you purchase a house on a hillside, you are expecting a grand view as well. However, the rocky hills and canyons of Texas pose many challenges to land clearing equipment. Hard-to-reach spots, large boulders, unstable soil and other unique obstacles can make clearing a tricky job to tackle.

When Baltimore County's Public Works department commissioned Cossentino Contracting Company to install approximately 2,000-ft. of 24-in. gravity sanitary sewers, the contractor knew it would need to cut through hard blue rock. Kris Davis, president of Cossentino Contracting, based in in Rosedale, Md., also knew what the right tool would be to overcome this challenge — the FAE RC120 rock grinder.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) Republican Gov. Jim Justice announced a “new approach” that includes significant potential cost savings for the planned development of a former West Virginia coal mine site initiated by his Democratic predecessor. Justice said in a statement the West Virginia Army National Guard will use part of the former Hobet surface mine site for a training facility for all military branches.

As farming operations get larger and more diverse, so does the equipment and machinery they use. And more and more, that includes equipment that was once only seen on construction sites. Rob Lynch, the owner of Rob's Hydraulics, based near the coast in Grimesland, N.C., knows that very well.

FAE USA, Inc. recently announced James Steindl as its new Northeast Territory Manager, covering Virginia to Massachusetts. Steindl brings over 20 years of experience working around and selling heavy machinery. With this new hire, FAE is poised to better service to a growing Northeast market.