John Deere Construction and Forestry

Designed for the toughest and most demanding work sites, the new John Deere Class Production Class L-Series wheel loaders offer customers the power and comfort they need on the job. Three models — including the 744L,824Land 844L— are equipped with a roomier cab, new electrohydraulic (EH) controls and an improved HVAC system, resulting in better overall all-day comfort and productivity, according to the manufacturer.

John Deere is unveiling three new backhoe attachmentsto complement its full lineup of attachments. The BH9B, BH10B and BH11B were designed for operators handling light construction, agricultural, landscaping or utility work. Similar to other John Deere attachments, these backhoes are ideal for use on John Deere G-Series skid steersand compact track loaders.

Designed to improve customer service and machine monitoring, John Deere announced the new John Deere Connected Support. Enabled through the JDLink telematics connection, John Deere Connected Support leverages a suite of dealer and factory tools to deliver increased productivity, uptime and lower daily operating costs.

John Deere Construction and Forestry is decreasing its annual JDLink Ultimate offering prices, providing customers with an affordable, streamlined data solution that boosts productivity and maximizes uptime. Additionally, the division is consolidating JDLink Ultimate Forestry with the larger JDLink offering.

Rough and tough. Stable and highly maneuverable. Always does the job. Those are the qualities contractors have come to expect from two machines that are ubiquitous on any construction site: bulldozers and crawler, or track, loaders. These rugged pieces of equipment are designed to handle dirt, rock and timber loads with relative ease, and their evolving technology has made them simpler and more comfortable to operate.

After all online and text message votes were counted, Neil Behnke, a volunteer with the nonprofit organization Black Forest Together, was chosen by the public as the grand prize winner of the second annual John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest at the 2018¬†John¬†Deere Classic Chairman's Dinner.

Leslie Equipment Company has been appointed as one of the new Fuchs distributors in North America. With its headquarters and five locations based in West Virginia, Leslie Equipment Co. will now meet demand for Fuchs equipment throughout the entire state.

The new John Deere Worldwide Parts Services Regional Distribution Center (RDC) is officially open in south Florida. The 115,000-sq.-ft. facility in Miami will serve all Latin America countries, except Brazil, Argentina and Mexico, which currently have in-country RDC locations.

Purpose-built in Dubuque, IA, the John Deere-designed and manufactured 1050K pipelayer-ready (PL) crawlers are now available for pipeline customers looking to get a lift on the competition. The 1050K pipelayer is available in two configurations for 170,000 pounds (PL170) and 220,000 pounds (PL220) of maximum lift capacity.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Philip Kelliher, Vice President Americas & Europe Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc., and David Thorne, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Company, to the AEM CE Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.

Tough land-clearing and ground-leveling jobs are no match for the new John Deere Root Rakes (RR72, RR78 and RR84), the latest additions to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments. Optimized to work with John Deere G- and E-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), and K-Series compact wheel loaders, these attachments get the job done quickly and can be a more economical option over dozer blades.