Takeuchi

Takeuchi-US has awarded Star Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year of the Central Midwest Region. Star Equipment's successful sales effort in 2019 has proven to show it is outstanding in the construction equipment market, according to Takeuchi.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Cowin Equipment as the 2019 Southeast Dealer of the Year. Takeuchi's southeast business region manager Steve DePriest presented Cowin Equipment with the award. Cowin Equipment was awarded after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas, including sales performance, parts support, product support and training.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Tri-West Tractor the 2019 West Region Dealer of the Year for its successful sales efforts. Takeuchi's regional business manager Hampton Wideman presented the award at ConExpo-Con/AGG in Las Vegas. Tri-West Tractor, a family-owned business in Livermore, Calif., was named the West Region's Takeuchi Dealer of the Year after considering their commitment and excellence in a number of areas including sales performance, parts support, product support and training.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region for its successful sales efforts in 2019. Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic was named Takeuchi Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas including sales performance, parts support, product support, and training.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Feenaughty Machinery Company as the 2020 Dealer of the Year for its successful sales efforts in 2019. Takeuchi's regional business manager Hampton Wideman presented the accolade at this year's ConExpo-Con/AGG show. Feenaughty Machinery ranked number one in total sales for Takeuchi products in 2019.

Takeuchi-US has announced Bill Smith of Cobb County Tractor was presented with Takeuchi's Salesman of the Year award for his successful sales efforts in 2019. This is the third time Smith has taken top honors for Takeuchi after ranking number one again in retail sales for North America.

Takeuchi-US has introduced EquipmentShare as a new dealer. Located in Columbia, Mo., it will be selling the full range of Takeuchi track loaders, excavators and wheel loaders. In addition to stocking parts, this location also will be an authorized Takeuchi equipment repair center to support new and existing customers.

Norris Sales Company recently earned Takeuchi's 2019 Top Dealer honors for the Northeast region. To earn this award, Takeuchi requires dealers to adhere to across-the-board partnership standards — planning, forecasting, inventory, parts and service (product support) and sales metrics are all factors in being the best in a given region.

Takeuchi-US's completely redesigned TL8R2 is engineered to provide enhanced power, strength and maneuverability. The radial lift design offers a tipping load of 6,041 lbs. with an operating weight of 9,182 lbs. The TL8R2 is equipped with a 74.3 hp turbocharged engine that is EPA Final Tier IV Emission Compliant.

Takeuchi-US 's TB225 compact hydraulic excavator features all steel construction, and provides the operator with best in class engine output that provides more power to increase productivity, according to the manufacturer. The TB225 has operating weight of 4,993 lbs.

The Board of Directors of Takeuchi Mfg. Ltd. has announced several changes to the worldwide management structure of Takeuchi and membership of its board of directors, approved during the annual shareholder meeting held May 28, 2020. Clay Eubanks, current president of Takeuchi US, will be relocating to the company's headquarters offices in Japan to assume the role of director of global sales and will have responsibility for overseeing global machine and parts sales.