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Highlighting John Deere Announcements From Throughout 2020

December 15, 2020

Since John Deere himself introduced the steel plow in 1837, the company has not slowed down in its quest to deliver its customers top-of-the-line equipment that is designed to make their lives easier. From combines to lawn tractors and everything in between, John Deere knows that quality equipment is the key to success in both small-scale and commercial operations. However, throughout the years, John Deere has not only proven itself to be a leader in innovation, but also one in sustainability and philanthropy. And despite the year posing several challenges, 2020 was no exception in this strive towards excellence. 

Unveiling Updates to the John Deere 310SL Backhoe

December 9, 2020

To cater to the demands of customers seeking more productivity and efficiency out of their machines, John Deere has rolled out a series of updates for the John Deere 310SL backhoe. This is a part of its revamp of all L-Series backhoes, which includes engine upgrades, new pressure-compensated load-sensing hydraulics, and machine control improvements.

“We are committed to continuously improving our equipment to offer our customers more value out of their machines,” said Brian Hennings, product manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “With these upgrades, we are directly addressing our customers’ needs. These upgrades build upon the best features found on the L-Series machines, resulting in a lineup designed to power through the toughest jobs.”

Highlighting Features of the New John Deere E-II Articulated Dump Trucks

October 28, 2020

To cater to the demands of customers seeking more improved features and updates for their equipment, John Deere has rolled out the new E-II Articulated Dump Trucks. These pieces of equipment were specifically created with ease of use in mind and offer improved fuel consumption, reducing fuel burn by up to 7%.

Spotlighting the John Deere 200G Excavator: Features & Specs

September 9, 2020

To meet the demands of customers who have been on the hunt for a machine that packs a punch without wasting fuel, John Deere has rolled out the new 200G Excavator. This piece of equipment is designed for tough jobs, and it can potentially lower overall operating costs. When combined with Deere’s bucket portfolio, coupler options and attachments, and accelerated swing speed, the 200G can tackle a wide range of tasks at the job site.

How John Deere Helps Carolina Site Logistics Serve Their Community

September 2, 2020

Carolina Site Logistics, a mechanical, residential, and commercial contractor, knows it takes a wide array of machinery to tackle everyday jobs. This is why it has left the door open to potentially add more to its fleet, even though it is already running approximately 40 pieces of equipment at the moment.

Rich Jeffers, vice president of Carolina Site Logistics, notes that the company’s partnership with its John Deere dealer has helped it pull through some difficult challenges.

John Deere Cold Planers for Increased Uptime and Low Operating Costs

August 26, 2020

Whether you’re texturizing pavement or leveling uneven ground, there is a John Deere cold planer attachment for you. The company recently expanded its lineup of offerings, rolling out the CP18E, CP24E, and CP30E to cater to a wide range of customers with varying needs. All of these cold planers are compatible with John Deere skid steers and compact track loaders for the ultimate convenience.

“The E-Series cold planers are new solutions for our customers seeking more efficiency on the job by enabling all cold planer functions to be controlled from within the machine’s cab,” says Jessica Hill, program manager, global attachments at John Deere. “The attachments deliver value to our customers through increased productivity and uptime, while maintaining low daily operating costs.”

How Paul Reed Construction Extends the Life of Its John Deere Equipment

June 3, 2020

When you’re on a budget, you immediately become conscious of how expensive construction machinery can be for your company. This is why John Deere introduced its machine rebuild program, which can instantly transform existing machinery into the equipment of customers’ dreams at a fraction of the cost. Paul Reed Construction & Supply is one company that took advantage of this John Deere program, and it hasn’t looked back since.

Highlighting the Combined Power of John Deere and the Wirtgen Group

April 15, 2020

Back in 2017, John Deere announced that it would acquire the Wirtgen Group, an international company with a focus on producing road construction equipment. Since then, it hasn’t looked back – the acquisition has propelled Deere to the front of the pack in terms of the equipment used in the road construction process.

“This transaction enhances our global distribution options in construction equipment and enhances our capabilities in emerging markets,” said Max Guinn, President of Deere’s Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division, at the time of the deal.

Featuring the New 700L and 750L Crawler Dozers From John Deere

April 8, 2020

To cater to those customers seeking more operator comfort and productivity on the job, John Deere has rolled out the new 700L and 750L Crawler Dozers. These machines have a suite of factory-grade control solutions, in addition to electrohydraulic (EH) controls, increased power levels, and a new operator station.

“When developing the 700L and 750L, we leveraged feedback from contractors around the world,” said Nathan Horstman, product marketing manager, crawlers, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “These next-generation dozers are the most productive, reliable and easiest to operate yet. These new models merge power and technology to deliver an easy-to-use, comfortable dozer that is built to run all day.”

How Griffin Contracting Gets the Most Out of John Deere Technology

March 31, 2020

Owning a construction business isn’t always easy, but with John Deere machinery, Griffin Contracting owner and president Brent Bazemore is finding it much simpler to operate these days.

Griffin Contracting, which was founded back in 2001, focuses on everything from site preparation to paving. The company has about 80 employees, and although it has grown quickly, Bazemore admits that it has not always been innovative along the way.