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Volvo CE Signs Agreement With Philippi-Hagenbuch

RearEject Volvo-A40D200x150October 15, 2013 - Volvo Construction Equipment has entered into an international supply agreement with Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. (PHIL) to offer its customized products and technology including their proprietary ejector bodies, water tanks, J-Hook systems, sticky material carryback solutions in addition to other articulated hauler customizations.

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Atlas Copco Acquires Pneumatic Holdings

strong>AtlasCopco LogoWhiteBlue-40 tcm45-276September 23, 2013 – Atlas Copco has acquired Pneumatic Holdings Inc., a leading U.S. provider of pneumatic light construction tools. Pneumatic Holdings, based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., provides light pneumatic construction tools including paving breakers, chipping hammers, rivet busters and rock drills. The company has 16 employees and had revenue in 2012 of $10.8 million.

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Atlas Copco in Forbes’ Top 100 List

AtlasCopco LogoWhiteBlueSeptember 9, 2013 –  Atlas Copco is listed among the world’s 100 most innovative companies by Forbes magazine for the third year in a row. Forbes named Atlas Copco number 94 among its top 100 most innovative companies, based on the company’s market capitalization when compared to anticipated cash flows.

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Volvo CE, K-Tec Earthmovers Sign Agreement

EarthmoversSeptember 19, 2013 – Volvo CE and K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. have engaged in a strategic alliance to promote efficient methods of earthmoving world-wide. A Volvo Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) pulling a K-Tec ADT Scraper is recognized as an approved advancement in the construction and mining Industries, the companies said.

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Flexco Receives Award

flexco logoAugust 15, 2013 – The University of Illinois, Business Innovation Services (BIS) recently presented the 2013 “Manufacturing Excellence Award” to Flexco. Several local representatives were on hand to present Flexco with the award, including Director of State Relations Dianna Barrows; U.S. Representative Bill Foster; Deputy Director of The Employment and Training Program for the  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Therese McMahon; DCEO Director Adam Pollet; State Senator Christine Radogno; and State Representative Ron Sandack.

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