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logoAt The Tank we take advantage of the low costs of selling our products online by passing the savings on to you! Tank Depot has multiple retail locations that will always provide you with quality service and quality products. Our tanks are manufactured for us by the leading plastic tank manufacturers from all over the U.S.

We are constantly adding new products to our website and our stores. As always, our prices are unbeatable. We hope you enjoy your Tank Depot shopping experience. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback please don't hesitate to contact us. Read more

New Holland Launches Genesis® T8 Series Tractor With PLM Intelligence™

tractorNew Holland Agriculture announced today the new GENESIS® T8 Series tractor with Precision Land Management (PLM™) Intelligence (New Holland's intuitive precision farming platform) built in-house from the ground up.

The new GENESIS® T8 with PLM Intelligence™ is designed to adapt to every individual farmer's unique needs. With features ranging from advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors and dealers to improve productivity and reduce downtime, to customizable controls, improved visibility and enhanced comfort. Read more

AEM Elects Directors To Ag And CE Sector Boards


MILWAUKEE – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Johannes Schulze Vohren, Regional President North America for Wacker Neuson, to the AEM CE Sector Board and Jeremy Yoder, Executive VP and COO of DISTek Integration Inc., to the AEM AG Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.

"We welcome Johannes and Jeremy and want to publicly thank them and their companies for their support of the Association and its goals," said AEM President Dennis Slater. "AEM could not succeed and grow without the dedication of its volunteer leadership and active member participation. They help ensure AEM delivers quality results that continue to strengthen member companies and the industries they serve." Read more

National Farm Machinery Show Brings High Attendance And The Latest Equipment Trends To Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Farmers and agribusiness professionals packed the halls of the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) for four-days of the latest farm equipment, educational seminars and exciting tractor pulls. More than 300,000 visitors and exhibitors attended the show, making it one of the largest-attended events at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

The National Farm Machinery Show spanned 1.2 million square feet and was packed with 890 booths of the industry's latest and most comprehensive display of equipment, services and technology. Other highlights include 20 free seminars, five additional from last year, with topics ranging from market strategies to the future of precision planting. Read more

Bow Wow Dog Houses Expands Into The World Of Small Farm Animals


LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles-based Bow Wow Dog Houses announces that the company will craft houses especially for pet pigs and goats. Using the existing platform of their standard dog house design, customers can pick and choose the available options that will work well for any given pet.

Families that have unique pets can modify a dog house to keep their goat, pig or even their fennec fox comfortable. A pig might require a wider doorway and a goat might need a higher entryway. But all pets prefer to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Utilizing Bow Wow Dog Houses' climate control options, such as insulation, fans, air-conditioners and extra windows that create cross-breeze, a house can be tailored to customers' weather conditions in order to keep their pet happy. Read more

Merlo's P50.18Plus - Power Plus Extra Stability

ROCK HILL, SC – Merlo's new range of Panoramic telehandlers includes the P50.18Plus which brings powerful stability to the construction market. This high capacity telehandler, with a lift height of 58'5", a reach of 44', and load capacity of 11,000 lbs., has the added benefit of independent, front axle mounted stabilizers.

Boom side shift and frame leveling are standard and can be engaged with or without stabilizers in use. Merlo telehandlers are known for their compact footprint and the P50.18Plus is no exception even when stabilizers are deployed. Lighter in mass than similar machines (unladed weight is 29,300 lbs.) the P50.18Plus offers high ground clearance, hydrostatic transmission, 100HP Deutz engine, and the Tac-lock system for simplified attachment change out. Read more

Fairbanks Scales Announces Integration Of Fb2558 Instrument And Perten Am 5200-a Grain Moisture Tester

Weight And Test Information Stored In Transaction Record And Included In Exported Data


Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world's leader in weighing equipment, announces that its FB2558 instrument is now integrated with the Perten AM 5200-A Grain Moisture Tester. Users can obtain weight data from the scale and test information from the Perten AM 5200-A Grain Moisture Tester and place both on the scale ticket. The data is also stored in the transaction record and included in the exported transaction data. Read more

Tri-states Grain Conditioning, Inc. (TSGC, INC.) Announces New Ownership, Daniel And Luisa Winkowitsch

mainSpirit Lake, IA – Tri-States Grain Conditioning, Inc., announced today that Daniel & Luisa Winkowitsch have purchased the company.

The company was founded in 1982 by Rich and Barb Cook. In 2007, Darwin and Jo Winkowitsch bought Tri-States Grain Conditioning from the Cooks.

Daniel has been the General Manager at TSGC, Inc. for the past 3 years and will continue those duties as well. Daniel is an Iowa native who lived and worked in South America for many years where he met his wife Luisa. While living in Ecuador, Dan worked with Avant Ministries and later with the Coca Cola Company. Luisa is from Colombia where she worked in finance and banking for more than 10 years before joining Tri-States in 2009. Read more

Legacy Building Solutions Adds Increased Services To Military Sector


South Haven, Minn. – Legacy Building Solutions, a premier manufacturer of custom fabric structures, is pleased to announce the addition of Larry Jordan as Building and Project Design Consultant.

In his new role, Jordan will work with customers in the military sector to provide them with engineered fabric structures on a rigid steel frame. Legacy's buildings are custom designed for a variety of applications, including hangars, wash-down and POL shelters, LAMS, and repair and maintenance facilities.

"Legacy's focus on quality and long-term success has huge advantages for the military," said Jordan. "The buildings exceed the usual standards for safety, quality and efficiency, which benefits projects worldwide." Read more

Agtegra Coop Award-winning Aerial Spray Hangar Sports 70-foot Drive-thru Hydraulic Doors From Schweiss

mainFAIRFAX, Minn. – Agtegra Cooperative has expanded its service area to reach rural customers in 60 communities throughout North and South Dakota. One of those communities is Harrold, S.D., home of the Harrold Municipal Airport, site of Agtegra's new crop spraying hangar, complete with two hydraulic doors from Schweiss Doors.

The Harrold airport, with its 2,250-foot by 200-foot asphalt runway, is just one of Agtegra's success and growth stories. The cooperative has expanded its custom air crop spraying operations to a seven-plane fleet that operates out of the Huron, Highmore, Clark, Webster and Miller areas. Read more