Colorado Public Works Journal, Fall/Winter 2022

6 Colorado Public Works Journal EQUIPMENT Works News John Deere Continues Performance Tiering Rollout John Deere has launched its line-up of large wheel loaders as part of its Performance Tiering Strategy. Now available in the U.S. and Canada, the 744 P-tier, 824 P-tier, 844 P-tier, and the new 904 Ptier Wheel Loaders offer advanced productivity features, increased job-site reliability, optimal operator comfort, and enhanced serviceability to help improve machine uptime. Expanding on the industryproven line-up of John Deere wheel loader offerings, the P-tier models are ideal machine solutions for customers looking to tackle even the toughest jobs with ease. “Whether the machines are working at the face or loading trucks, John Deere customers can be confident that the P-tier machines will provide exceptional performance all day – even in the most rugged applications,” said Luke Gribble, solutions marketing manager, John Deere. ”Building upon the improvements introduced on the L-series loaders in 2019, the P-tier models incorporate even more technology advancements, providing our customers with a line of dependable and strong wheel loaders to meet the demands of the aggregates industry.” The 744 P-tier, 824 P-tier, and 844 P-tier Wheel Loaders offer exceptional results at high levels with reliable components such as extra-durable axles and high-performing transmission capabilities, helping to boost overall machine efficiency on the job. To improve machine performance while heading into piles, all P-tier loaders include a standard lockup torque converter that adds additional torque during operation and increases shift quality. In addition, the 744 P-tier and 824 P-tier models feature ground-level servicing, including a remote engine oil dipstick and improved electrical and hydraulic routing, to improve serviceability and get your machine back on the job sooner, increasing uptime. Combining the productivity-increasing features with a redesigned cab and controls, the 744 P-tier, 824 P-tier, and 844 P-tier Loaders provide the muscle needed for operators to work comfortably and efficiently. The redesigned cab gives the operator more space, storage, and enhanced visibility during operation. Additional features that improve operator comfort and performance include adjustable heated and ventilated seats and an upgraded HVAC system. To learn more about the P-tier Wheel Loader models, contact your local John Deere dealer or visit Komatsu stores in the Northeast to carry Genesis attachments When choosing demolition or recycling attachments, customers demand products that can excel in and withstand those tough applications. Because Genesis has earned an excellent reputation as a provider of high-quality attachments, the Komatsu company-owned stores in the northeast region will now offer attachments from Genesis. "We have partnered with Genesis to offer their products to our customers because they are a global leader in shear, concrete processor and grapple innovation," said Mike Kubas, Vice President, Komatsu company-owned stores. "Their excellent post-sale customer support and technical service is well-aligned with our strategy, and very complementary to the products we currently sell to our customer base.” Demolition attachments Designed with features including multiple jaws with quick change-outs, reversible blades and teeth, and streamlined internal components that require low maintenance, Genesis demolition attachments easily process concrete, rebar and steel in high-reach, general and bridge demolition, concrete recycling, and C & D material recycling applications. Recycling attachments Genesis mobile shears and grapples are designed to increase scrap processing speed, efficiency and handling. Available in 22 models, GXT shears fit a wide range of excavators to meet application needs, while Genesis scrap grapples and handling grapples provide large capacities to quickly move material. "We are excited to bring our experience and industry-leading products and support to these Komatsu customers,” said Justin Palvere, Director of North American Sales, Genesis. “Together, we can better serve the demolition and scrap industries."