CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 90% interest in Sampierana SpA, a privately held Italian company specializing in the design and manufacture of earthmoving machinery, undercarriage and spare parts. Within four years of closing, CNH Industrial will have full control of the company. The €101.8 million deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021.
“This strategic acquisition will further accelerate the profitability of our construction equipment business. Sampierana’s unique portfolio will strengthen our position in the most important market segments, and dealers and customers will have access to industry-leading products backed by our brand, dealer network and manufacturing expertise,” said Scott Wine, CEO of CNH Industrial. – I want to thank Construction President Stefano Pampalone and his team for bringing this transaction to completion and for their excellent work in transforming the construction side of our business, reducing our environmental footprint and returning it to profitability – an impressive achievement given the challenging market conditions.”
The Sampierana Group, which has built an excellent reputation in the construction sector with its line of Eurocomach mini and midi excavators, performed well compared to last year, particularly in Europe. Sampierana’s reliable, high-quality and innovative products are widely recognized. The company’s impressive product line, extensive customization options and existing electrical prototypes fit perfectly with CNH Industrial’s customer-focused and sustainable development approach. The agreement also means a significant expansion of the product range and technology offered by the group.
This acquisition will enable CNH Industria’s construction equipment division to integrate Eurocomach mini and midi excavators, Sampierana undercarriages and spare parts into its current range alongside the products of existing third-party original equipment manufacturer partners. The agreement confirms CNH Industrial’s commitment to invest heavily in its own construction equipment production and to develop it further, improving its position in the highly sought-after mini and midi excavators market.
Sampierana’s headquarters and production sites are located in Italy.
STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE Construction Equipment and FPT Industrial have won prestigious Good Design Awards 2020
Agricultural machinery brands STEYR and New Holland Agriculture, CASE and FPT Industrial, members of CNH Industrial N.V. Group, have won prestigious Good Design Awards 2020. have won the prestigious Good Design Awards 2020, which recognize manufacturers whose products and concepts are recognized as outstanding in their respective fields. The awards are co-founded by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for the Study of Architecture, Design and Urban Studies.
Innovative and cutting-edge solutions in industrial and graphic design from around the world are selected for the highest aesthetic in terms of design, new technologies, forms, materials, construction, concept, functionality, practicality, energy efficiency, and sustainability. A record number of candidates from 48 countries participated in the competition. A jury of design professionals, leading industry experts, trade journalists and critics chose the following four products: the STEYR Konzept concept tractor, the New Holland BigBaler 1290 High Density baler, the CASE Project Zeus all-electric backhoe loader concept and the Cursor X engine concept from FPT Industrial.
STEYR Konzept concept tractor
The STEYR brand is awarded the Good Design Award for its creative and practical concept – a vivid representation of the future development of tractors. Expressive design offers real advantages in a variety of areas, from performance and visibility to environmental friendliness. For example, the minimalist interior of the cab displays information on transparent screens for maximum visibility and increased operator comfort and productivity.
This award also celebrates Konzept’s forward-looking technical solutions: including an innovative hybrid power system that combines a conventional engine, generator and electric drives. The concept tractor was developed in collaboration with powertrain brand FPT Industrial. The modular hybrid drive system perfectly combines compactness, efficiency and clever engineering. It allows the use of different energy sources depending on the application. This enables the tractor to operate quietly without producing emissions.
New Holland BigBaler 1290 High Density Bale Baler
The New Holland BigBaler 1290 High Density baler has won an award for its forward-looking design and high operating efficiency. The designers drew inspiration from nature itself – the image of field-grown ears swaying in the wind – when creating the machine’s sleek lines that reflect its functionality.
The BigBaler 1290 High Density significantly increases the quality of the bale chambering process. The patented Loop Master knotter with its proprietary double tying technology, distinguished by a second loop-shaped knot, keeps trimmings out of the bale and in the field and saves up to 6 km or 46 kg of twine per season.
CASE Project Zeus all-electric backhoe-loader concept
The industry’s first all-electric backhoe-loader CASE Project Zeus is a unique prototype with a clean and ascetic design that balances CASE’s engineering tradition with the construction industry’s commitment to sustainability. It produces no emissions, offers the same power and performance as standard diesel-powered machines, and features significantly lower operating costs. The CASE 580 EV electric backhoe loader is scheduled to go into series production in early 2021.
Members of the jury were impressed by how the concept inherits a design tradition going back to 1957 with its “clean” workmanship and appearance. The machine won the award for its innovative lighting design elements, sharp yet neat lines and contours, and modern interface and intuitive operation.
FPT Industrial Cursor X engine concept
The FPT Industrial Cursor X engine concept, symbolizing the brand’s vision of innovation, is designed to preserve our planet. The Cursor X is based on the philosophy of the four “M’s”: Multi-power, the ability to run on the greenest fuel – electricity generated by hydrogen fuel cells from natural gas or stored in batteries; Modular, ease of assembly and integration into the vehicle; Multi-application, suitable for driving different machines – from agricultural and construction machinery to commercial vehicles and power plants; and Mindful, the self-learning function and extensive.
The Cursor X concept won an award for taking the “engines out from under the hood” and turning them into a work of design art.
With the help of special equipment it is possible to implement any idea of a landscaper. The most commonly used equipment for work on countryside plots are mini excavators and mini skid steer loaders.
Mini excavators have become so popular due to their versatility and reliability. Due to a huge number of interchangeable attachments, mini excavators JCB are used for a full list of landscaping work, construction tasks and landscaping. In addition, the small size allows the most difficult operations in tight spaces.
Regardless of its size and not much weight, JCB and BobCat mini-machines are capable of lifting the soil to a great height during loading and unloading operations. In addition, the low weight allows the use of rubber tracks, so paths and lawns in the country side will not be damaged. High power and load capacity combined with the depth of digging, also speaks in favor of the use of machinery in landscaping. When implementing the ideas of a landscaper mini excavators are equipped with soil aerators, designed for sorting the soil of boulders and construction waste.
Mowing old stumps, crushing and removing boulders, drilling wells, trenching for utilities, backfilling and compacting pits – no task can be solved without mini excavator.
JCB mini excavators are used for a wide range of works from excavating pits for foundations and digging soil for a pond or swimming pool to clearance of the territory on the site. Due to the design of the excavator, which significantly reduces the noise level at work, these machines can easily be used in populated areas.
On March 29, 2021, DLG (German Agricultural Society), which organizes Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for Agricultural Machinery in Hannover, Germany, announced that the 2021 edition of the fair will be postponed.
According to the attached statement, DLG has communicated, “Due to the continuing Corona pandemic also As vaccination programs progress both in Germany and abroad, DLG, the VDMA Agricultural Machinery Association and the Agritechnica exhibitor advisory board have come to the conclusion that there is currently insufficient certainty for the planning of the world’s leading exhibition in November. The new dates for Agritechnica are 27 February to 5 March 2022. With the four-month postponement of the trade fair, the DLG, as the organizer, as well as the members of the VDMA Agricultural Machinery Association, believe that the participating companies have the required planning certainty.
Prior to the DLG’s announcement, Kubota already had doubts about its participation in FIMA 2022 in view of the pandemic developments, mobility restrictions and the vaccination rate in Spain. Kubota always puts the safety of customers and employees as a top priority.
In this context, and in view of the recent DLG announcement, Kubota does not consider it feasible to participate in two major European machinery shows on the same or similar dates.
Therefore, Kubota will prioritize participation in the Agritechnica trade fair in 2022 and will not attend the 2022 edition of FIMA.
“This announcement is specific to the 2022 edition of FIMA. In view of Kubota’s long history in Spain and our continued investments in the Spanish market, we remain open to consider participation in future editions of FIMA, by which time we hope to have overcome this challenging pandemic situation,” said German. Martínez Sainz-Trápaga, President of Kubota Spain.
Kubota is a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment, construction equipment, lawn mowers and industrial engines since 1890. With global headquarters in Osaka, Japan, offices in more than 120 countries and more than 41,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, Kubota had revenues of $17.3 billion in 2020. Although its main product line is agricultural equipment, Kubota also produces a wide range of products such as city water purification systems, irrigation systems, piping systems, roofing and housing construction, and large subway valves. All Kubota parts ordered from AGA Parts are guaranteed to have high-quality and full compatibility.
Our Mission Statement
Our mission, “For Earth, For Life,” speaks to our commitment to the conservation of the environment, while assisting in the production of food and water supplies, which are vital to meeting the needs of our society as the world’s population continues to grow. This mission is fulfilled every time a Kubota tractor harvests the land to produce food, or when one of our construction crews digs to transport water or provide shelter.
Prior to this, three other GDT demolition models were presented in the company’s offerings catalog, adapted to excavators with lighter weights of 20, 30 or 40 tonnes. The new GDT 590 Attachment Shears feature a 1.3 meter jaw opening, a 1.64 meter jaw depth and a front reach of more than 3.6 meters from the attachment axis (boom or stick). They can be used for tasks such as general demolition and demolition of bridges, concrete processing and C&D processing, as well as cutting structural steel, rebar, pipes and scrap metal. Genesis says they designed the Razer GDT 590 with a lightweight design weighing 6,849kg including a mounting bracket and to fit most standard excavators and long reach excavators. Features of the GDT include crushing teeth that can be rearranged from front to back and replaced, a top jaw that runs through the bottom jaw so materials can pass through and not get stuck, and a short flat head head and bolt-on bracket for easy installation. The crusher teeth and their arrangement can also be adapted to the project. The top of the 4-direction replaceable cutting blades pulls material deeper into the jaw for more efficient cutting, according to the company.