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Want To Breathe Clean Air? Air-Vac Systems Wants To Help

Air-Vac Systems Inc. has been manufacturing Industrial Air Cleaners to maintain clean air in Farm Shops, heavy equipment, diesel repair and welding shops for almost 30 years. Air-Vac offers many models for different applications and filter configurations available from 2 stage filtration up to 5 stage filtration to remove dangerous VOC's, carcinogens, chemicals and other toxins in the air you breathe.mainRobert Hughes the President of Air-Vac Systems says " our 5 Stage model will even kill heavy odors, mold, bacteria and viruses for the ultimate purified air. All Their units are self-contained and required no ducting or exhausting. Robert also says "Your shop will feel warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Fumoto Introduces SX Industrial Valve Series For Farming Equipment And Other Large Applications


Santa Rosa – Fumoto Engineering of America continues to evolve and develop its products to make changing oil a smooth and easy process for all motorized vehicle owners and equipment operators. From the highway to the fields, Fumoto Engine Oil Drain Valves help streamline routine engine maintenance. Now, Fumoto introduces the SX Industrial line of oil valves to add to its SX valves for passenger vehicles and motorcycles. The industrial line builds on the solid foundation of its previous industrial and heavy duty valves by providing enhanced versatility and adjustability to make oil changes quicker and easier on the toughest machines.

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Massey Ferguson Adds Two Models Of GC1700 Series Sub-Compact Tractors


  • The latest Massey Ferguson® GC1700 Series sub-compact tractors include tilt steering, improved visibility and an integrated joystick to improve operator comfort.
  • Two models, the MFGC1723E (22.5 HP) and MFGC1725M (24 HP) are available as tractor only, tractor with loader or a tractor loader backhoe (TBL)combination.
  • Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series tractors are the ideal subcompact tractors for mowing, snow blowing, loader and backhoe work. The independent mid-mount and rear PTOs can operate simultaneously to handle two jobs at once.
  • All-steel construction increases durability of the new style hood.
  • Applied Machinery Sales Adds AIRO Aerial Platforms

    Rock Hill, SC — Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), expands its offering of material handling solutions with the introduction of AIRO MEWPs (Mobile Elevation Work Platforms) to the US market.

    AMS will distribute a wide range of AIRO's aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast stock pickers, spider, telescopic, and articulating. Most models are available in either diesel or electric power. Rough terrain versions are available across model lines, also.

    The popular scissor lifts offer the most expansive selection with compact, narrow, standard, and heavy duty models. Lift heights range from 22'11" up to 62'4". Read more

    Shur-Co® Announces The Expansion Of Its Smartechnology™ Family

    Shur-Co® announces the expansion of its SMARTechnology™ product family with the addition of the Shur-Co® AutoGate™ electric gate opener system. Read more

    Hanen Automatic Cattle Feeder Model Lsf-12 Engineered To Expand For Future Cattle Herd Growth

    Reedsburg – Service Line, Inc. announces new increased functionality of their Hanen Model LSF-12 Automatic Solar-Powered Cattle Feeder designed for feeding twelve cattle. In response to customer requests for an economical way to accommodate future herd growth, the Hanen Model LSF-12 Automatic Solar Powered Cattle Feeder basic platform can now operate as a master power unit capable of driving additional feed hoppers as needed.

    mainThe Hanen Automatic Solar - Powered Programmable Cattle Feeder is designed to dispense the correct levels of nutrition to livestock, up to 6 feedings per day. Unlike a creeper feeder, the Hanen Automatic Cattle Feeder feeding cycle is totally programmable, and animals respond to the audio signal in an orderly fashion. Read more

    Ag Leader's Connectivity Simplifies Unloading On-The-Go For Grain Cart Operators


    AMES – Today, Ag Leader, the leader in year-round precision farming technology widely known for the first commercially successful yield monitor, announced a limited beta release of a new grain cart connectivity feature, CartACE. Powered by Ag Leader's InCommand display, CartACE gives the grain cart operator assistance while unloading on-the-go.

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    Buildings By Alpha

    Buildings by Alpha located in the beautiful rolling hills of southwest WI originally started as Alpha Firewood, a part-time firewood business in 1995, catering to the bundled firewood market, servicing campgrounds, convenience stores and grocery stores.


    In 2005, we desired to diversify and started Buildings by Alpha. At first we produced storage buildings and mini barns but because of the demand, we soon started producing cabins and specialty-buildings such as playhouses and vendor booths.

    In 2009, we again expanded into a new line of products by creating horse and livestock run-in shelters. This venture took off, we have produced hundreds of shelters for horses, beef, sheep or simply as a place to store wood or hay. Read more

    New Roller Guides And Short Guards Improve The Easy Cut II Cutterbar System Even More

    Despite all technological advances around the combine and platform, the cutting system is still the first part to touch your crop and determines your harvest success. Group Schumacher understands the importance of having a superior cutting system, which is why they announced two new improvements on the Schumacher Easy Cut II Cutterbar System.


    The new SCH top and bottom roller guides allow more flexibility on the platform while decreasing the likelihood of material buildup around the rollers.

    As before, they continue to reduce the friction on the knifeback and allows the knife to run more smoothly. It also results in less knife load and power requirements for the knife drive or wobble box. Read more

    Alamo Group Announces Acquisition Of Dixie Chopper Business

    Seguin — Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Dixie Chopper business from Textron Outdoor Power Equipment Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Inc.

    Dixie Chopper manufactures a wide range of commercial and high end residential mowing equipment. The business, which is currently based in Greencastle, Indiana, has been serving this market for nearly 40 years.

    Ron Robinson, Alamo Group's President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased to have completed the acquisition of Dixie Chopper. They are an iconic brand in the zero turn mowing industry and provide both a range of products and channel coverage that will complement and enhance our platform for growth. They will become part of Alamo Group's Agricultural Division." Read more