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Hawaiian Contractor's Mulching Operation Heats Up

The tropical climate of Maui attracts thousands to the island for vacations, special events, or just to escape the stress of the mainland. But this past summer — the hottest on record for Maui — sparked not only tourists, but a massive wildfire....


Fecon Promotes Mark Middendorf to Senior VP of Sales

Fecon announced the promotion of Mark Middendorf to senior VP of sales. In his new role, Middendorf oversees the global sales effort for all Fecon products. Middendorf has been with the company since 2012, serving first as president of SWX Group, a Fecon subsidiary, VP of sales, and currently senior VP....


Fecon Stumpex 2-Speed Eradicates Stumps Faster

Fecon has upgraded its Stumpex auger-type stump grinder to include a 2-speed hydraulic motor for faster stump removal, especially on soft woods. Designed to maximize 100 percent of machine output, the Stumpex 2-speed improves cut time by up to 50 percent, removing 24-in....


Mulcher with Depth Control Rotor Helps Ohio Contractor Put the Hammer Down

Eric Adams puts the soul in sole proprietorship. Whether a project calls for clearing hundreds of trees or a hundred acres of brush, Adams brings the whole Hammer Down team (himself and his Bobcat 770) to tackle the job....


Fecon Appoints Luby as Distributor in Missouri, Illinois

Fecon announced the addition of Luby Equipment as a new distributor for Missouri and Illinois. Luby sells new and used construction machinery from locations in Cape Girardeau, Fenton and O'Fallon, Mo., and Caseyville, Quincy and Springfield, Ill....


Fecon Blackhawk Mulcher Head Designed Specifically for Knife Tools for Faster, More Efficient Processing

Fecon's Blackhawk knife-tool mulching head quickly and efficiently shreds standing vegetation and processes material on the ground. Designed specifically as a knife tool mulcher, every aspect of the Blackhawk, including rotor diameter and size, ratio of knives to rotor, cutting chamber, even the hydraulic lines, contribute to maximize its production capacity....


Fecon Hosts Senator Rob Portman

Fecon recently hosted Sen. Rob Portman, delegates from the United Way of Warren County and students involved with Fecon's apprentice program for a roundtable discussion on workforce development. Fecon has a long history with local high schools and technical colleges, providing training and meaningful, well-paying jobs while students are in school and after they graduate....


APEX Hydro Seed Applicators Discharge Viscous Slurries for Off Road Seeding and Environmental Spray Applications

APEX by Fecon has introduced its lineup of hydro seeding and environmental spray applicators for off-road environments. These include pipeline seeding, landfill top cover, landfill ADC, slope stabilization, fire reclamation, land improvement and more....


Fecon Announces New CEO, Retirement of Founder John Heekin

Bob Dieckman has been appointed Fecon CEO. He will replace retiring CEO and Founder John Heekin. Dieckman comes from a Hillenbrand subsidiary, Rotex Global LLC, where he served in a variety of executive positions for 12 years, most recently as president....


Fecon Introduces FTX200 Mulching Tractor

Fecon's Tier-IV Stage-5 compliant FTX200 mulching tractor includes the Fecon Power Management System for unrivaled power and performance in the 200 hp class. The newest addition to the family of forestry mulchers is designed from the ground up, with design influence from the very popular FTX600, giving it big tractor features in a more compact package....







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