FCA Canada Fleet Operations recently held its 2019 Spring Launch Event at Pearson Convention Centre. This was the Toronto stop of the tour, which has also made stops in Calgary, Vancouver, and Edmonton.
When Mercedes-Benz entered the Canadian market with the second-generation Sprinter in 2010 (it was sold as a Dodge previously in Canada), the full-size cargo van market in Canada was vastly different than it is today. Ford was selling the E-Series, Nissan had not yet launched the NV in Canada, and the Ram ProMaster was being sold in Europe as the Fiat Ducato.
NORD Gear Corporation recently unveiled its MAXXDRIVE XT series of industrial gear units, expanding its line of IGU production. The new units achieve very high thermal ratings as result of a new and optimized housing design. Together with the increased surface design and optimized fan design, MAXXDRIVE XT gear units are ideal for continuous industrial conveying and bulk material handling applications.
Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Pak Plant Secure, a plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers.
Brokk, manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, has launched four new machines. They include: the Brokk 170, Brokk 200, Brokk 300 and the green diesel Brokk 520D machines. Each of the four models comes equipped with Brokk’s SmartConcept technology. Brokk also introduced new attachments, including BHB hydraulic breakers and three Darda concrete crushers.
The new Cat GSH420 and GSH520 orange-peel grapples, replacing the GSH15B Series grapples, are designed for a wide range of applications, including handling shredded scrap, such as long structural beams; handling rocks at construction sites; and waste at recycling and transfer stations. The performance and efficiency of the new Cat grapples help waste-handling operations, in particular, meet the challenges of increased environmental regulation, growing pressure to recycle a mix of materials, and stringent budgets.