CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014

HITACHI, BELL AND JOHN DEERE TAKE CENTRE STAGE IN LAS VEGAS

Hosted in March at the Las Vegas Convention Center, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 showcased the latest technologies and product innovations the industry has to offer with over 1,000 new products and services on display.

Attracting nearly 130,000 visitors, the exhibition recorded the second-highest attendance rate in its history, setting new records for exhibit space and number of exhibitors, with more than 2,000 exhibitors.

The show also featured industry education programs and an opportunity to connect with global industry peers, allowing attendees to get an insight into the industry’s future.

Hitachi and John Deere combined forces in their presence at this year’s exhibition, highlighting their vast range of products. This demonstrated their ability to deliver innovation and respond to customer needs when designing new products.

Featuring 35 machines and 15 product simulators spread across an area of 3,513m2, the booth was the manufacturers’ largest CONEXPO-CON/AGG ever.

Bell Equipment North America was also present, introducing the company’s E-Series Articulated Dump Trucks (ADT), starting with the new B25E and the B30E models.

Incorporating the latest in 6x6 technology, the E-Series features customer-focused advancements and high-level automated machine protection, coupled with an all-new truck platform specifically engineered to handle future emissions requirements and take ADT innovation into the next era.

“CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 proved the perfect international stage to showcase our industry-leading equipment and technologies utilised on a daily basis by customers around the world,” said Paul Mandeno, National Major Accounts Manager for Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia.

Immersed within a sea of black and yellow Deere equipment, Hitachi Construction Machinery introduced the latest version of the EH1100-5 mining truck, and several hydraulic excavators including the Hitachi EX1200-6.

Additionally, more than eight new John Deere machines were on display, consisting of G-Series motor graders, mid-frame E-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, K-Series backhoes and several wheel loaders.

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