Caterpillar recently announced that Hand and Foot Controls are now an option on 14 Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loader models. Since then, questions about the new option have been pouring in. We want to take this opportunity to answer some of the top questions from equipment owners and operators.Read More
Maximizing productivity for today’s compact machines.
The Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration maintains 131 national cemeteries in 40 states and Puerto Rico, as well as 33 soldiers’ lots and monument sites.Read More
Contractor uses compact machines to do more with less.
During the peak years of new home construction in Central Florida, Gary’s Grading & Landscaping employed 23 crews engaged in excavating, residential grading and dirt hauling.Read More
In the early 1900s, Frank Gerten began selling his top-quality produce primarily to local farm markets. From day one, he was a steward of his beloved Minnesota land. Frank’s small truck farm grew rapidly to the point that he handed over the business to his two sons, Bob and Jerry.Read More
Did you know that undercarriage repair and maintenance can be as much as 50 percent of your machine’s maintenance cost over the life of the machine? While undercarriage maintenance is not complicated, track machines, which have much better flotation than wheel machines, can be managed so that the undercarriage life is optimized and owning and operating costs are reduced.Read More
Father and son team grows business on reputation.
Before the recession hit in the late-2000s, Charles Glossop ran a company that provided custom tillage and planting services to farmers in western Minnesota. With a degree in agronomy and soil science, Glossop emigrated from England to the U.S. in 1976.Read More
A+ BBB rating matched by reputation for quality.
Any company that is able to last 51 years in business is going to develop a track record for the quality of its work and overall level of customer satisfaction.Read More
Cat equipment provides winning edge for site prep contractor.
When it comes to custom home building, wasted time is wasted money. When builders in the lakes region west of Austin, Texas want a site cleared and prepped in short order, they turn to C. Staff Construction.Read More
Machine owners and operators face pressure to complete tasks quickly on a regular basis, which can create a dangerous situation if deadlines take priority over safety. All it takes is being distracted for a fraction of a second to cause equipment damage or injury to an operator or ground personnel.Read More
Compact track loaders have become a vital fleet member on farms and ranches due to their versatility. However, not all compact track loaders offer the same performance capabilities. There are several considerations to make with uptime in mind—most importantly, serviceability, support of a dealer network and parts availability.Read More