Construction

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.

Highlighting Features of the New John Deere Utility Wheel Loaders

March 25, 2020

John Deere has expanded its L-Series Wheel Loader lineup to meet customer expectations and provide more productivity on the job. The new 444L, 644L, 644L Hybrid, and 724L wheel loaders incorporate several new features, including a redesigned Z-Bar loader linkage and electrohydraulic (EH) controls.

“The new L-Series Wheel Loader line is a culmination of customer feedback, industry-leading innovation, and versatile machines that are made to perform in a variety of applications,” said Grant Van Tine, product marketing manager, wheel loaders. “Our customers expect machines that work as hard as they do. Having machines that are designed to improve productivity, provide all-day comfort and perform reliably day in and day out, makes all the difference.”

John Deere History: The Production & Evolution of Machines by Industry

March 17, 2020

John Deere has a rich 175-year history of machinery production which covers a range of industries, including agriculture and construction, and serves both commercial and residential purposes. Let’s dig deeper and explore details about the production of these industry-specific machines, as well as more details about the different product lines currently offered. 

A Brief History of the John Deere Organization

Many critical moments in John Deere history date all the way back to 1837. In the beginning, John Deere was a blacksmith in Grand Detour, IL who wanted to make farmers’ jobs easier. Fast forward over 180 years, and his company is still manufacturing all kinds of equipment with the same purpose in mind – to help customers, especially farmers, be as productive as possible.