Recently, the town of Plymouth in Chenango County, N.Y., not far from Norwich, N.Y., took possession of the very first JCB model 150X Tier IV Final excavator to be delivered in North America. Powered by the JCB EcoMax engine, these new excavators boast an enhanced operator environment with a 15 percent larger cab; ease of operation; great efficiencies; ground level access to key service inspection areas; and performance enhancements that have increased the overall capacities of the excavator, according to the manufacturer.

ClearSpan is an awarded contract holder of Sourcewell and is proud to offer its municipal customers cooperative purchasing. With Sourcewell, municipalities are able to save time and money by working directly with ClearSpan through a simple purchase order process, while satisfying all local and state procurement regulations.

Komatsu can now support local government and public agencies who source contracts through Sourcewell (formerly the National Joint Powers Alliance) through any of the 15 Komatsu-owned branches on the east coast. Sourcewell is one of the largest governmental cooperative agencies in North America, representing more than 50,000 members, including government, education and nonprofit organizations.

Felling Trailers Inc. recently was awarded a national cooperative contract for heavy equipment trailers through Sourcewell (formerly NJPA). Felling Trailers is well versed in the ease of equipment procurement Sourcewell provides for public purchasing agents, as this is not the first contract Felling has held with them.

Sourcewell recently awarded contracts in the "Snow and Ice Handling Equipment" category through solicitation #080818. Sourcewell contracts are solicited across North America and competitively awarded on behalf of Sourcewell current and potential government and education member agencies.

Bonnell Industries Inc. has been awarded a contract in the snow and ice handling equipment category through Sourcewell. Its contract, #080818-BNL, is effective as of Oct. 29, 2018. While holding this contract, Bonnell's customers have the convenience of saving time and money by not having to duplicate the bidding process, because Sourcewell's procurement team has already completed this process for it members.

Looking at a map you can find Covington County, Ala., sitting atop the western end of the Florida Panhandle. Covington's citizens get the joys of living a short drive from the beaches lining the Gulf of Mexico, but that also means they get the wet, hot weather the region is known for.

Volvo Construction Equipment's newest wheeled excavators — the EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E — are now available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy, adding to Volvo's robust lineup offered through purchasing cooperatives for governments and nonprofit organizations.