MECALAC

Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, offers the AS1600 swing loader. With the ability to pivot its bucket 90 degrees to either side, the AS1600 — and all models in the AS Swing Loader Series — represent a departure from traditional wheel loader design for enhanced performance on any job site, according to the manufacturer.

Mecalac, a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduced the newly updated MCR Series of crawler skid-excavators. Comprised of three models, the 6MCR, 8MCR and 10MCR, Mecalac's line of compact skid excavators offers increased speed, productivity and compact operation over traditional mini-excavators, according to the manufacturer.

Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has opened a new 14,000-sq. ft. facility in Norfolk, Mass., to serve as the North American headquarters and further support the growth of the brand in this market.

After six years of doing business in Pennsylvania, CRW Corp. (CRW) announced the addition of an earth moving division to its Carlisle, Pa., branch. CRW signed a contract to represent Link-Belt Excavators (LBX Co.) for 19 counties surrounding its facility in south central Pennsylvania.

Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduced the TA3SH Power Swivel site dumper for increased versatility and safety on job sites. The site dumper is part of the TA3 range, which is designed for the small to medium job site, and is particularly useful in crowded or confined areas.

Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has hired Peter Bigwood as general manager to expand the company's reach in North and South America. Mecalac, which was founded in France in 1974, manufactures a full line of excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders, site dumpers and compaction rollers for urban job sites.

Pettibone, long-time manufacturer of the Speed Swing rail maintenance crane, has announced a partnership with Mecalac to provide sales and service support in North America for the Mecalac 8MCR Rail-Road, a compact crawler excavator that is purpose built with factory-installed hi-rails for railway maintenance and service work.

Lorusso Heavy Equipment held a hands-on demo day Dec. 1, 2018, near its facility in Walpole, Mass. The event spotlighted the Mecalac 8-MCR earthmover equipped with an Engcon tilt rotating system. In addition, other models of the Engcon product line were available for a test drive along with various models of Hyundai excavators and wheel loaders.

Geographical expansion remains one of the main policy priorities of the Mecalac Group. For more than four decades, through its five factories, its seven commercial subsidiaries and a global network of more than 250 dealerships, the Group has been designing, manufacturing and selling construction machines specifically intended for civil and underground engineering in urban environments.

Versatility is a valuable commodity in the construction business. Just like a football player who can run and pass from scrimmage, is a reliable pass-receiver and can return kicks, a machine that can handle multiple tasks on a job site is highly-prized.

The Mecalac Group, specialists in design, manufacture and distribution of construction equipment and based in Annecy, Haute-Savoie (France), will take over production of a range of compact wheel loaders, currently being manufactured by the French company Pichon, starting on Jan.