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Takeuchi Announces TL8R-2 Track Loader

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovation global leader in compact equipment, launches the completely redesigned TL8R-2. The all new redesigned TL8R-2 is engineered to provide superior power, strength, and maneuverability. The radial lift loader design offers a tipping load of 2,740 kg with an operating weight of 4,165 kg.

The TL8R-2 is equipped with a 54.6 kW turbocharged engine that is EU Stage V / EPA Final Tier 4 Emission Compliant. The Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) and Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) featured on this machine minimizes emissions for clean and efficient operation.

An optional creep mode function is available on TL8R-2 models. This feature will enable operators to precisely match the forward speed of the track loader to a particular attachment without having to constantly meter the travel lever. The creep mode function is ideal for attachments that require a consistent, repeatable travel speed, such as a cold planner and trencher.

The automotive styled operators station features a 5.7” multi-informational color display with rear view camera and a sealed rocker switch bank that helps improve performance and functionality by providing the operator with a wider range of operational information. Also, standard equipment in the TL8R-2 is the low-effort pilot controls and proportional auxiliary switches to give the operator the precision needed to work more efficiently in a comfortable, fatigue-free environment.

Additionally, a pressurized cab is an available option on TL8R-2. Optional cabs are equipped with a roll-up door, A/C, heat, defrost and front wiper, and AM/FM/MP3 radio providing all day comfort to the operator.

“Takeuchi is excited to release the completely redesigned TL8R-2” said Toshiya Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “Takeuchi prides itself on our continuing tradition of innovation and advancing technology, and the TL8R-2 is a perfect example of that. Operators will feel more strength, performance, maneuverability, versatility, and efficiency in this machine, increasing their profits.”

About Takeuchi

Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders and compact excavators.  Founded in 1963, Takeuchi has led the way in new product development and introduced the world’s first compact excavator in 1971.  In 1986, Takeuchi developed and launched the first compact rubber track loader that was ideal for the rough terrain operations, another world first.  These two products have transformed the global construction equipment market.

To learn more about Takeuchi’s product, visit the global website at www.takeuchiglobal.com.

For more information, please contact:
Tammie Snodgrass, Takeuchi Marketing Group
tsnodgrass@takeuchi-us.com
Phone: 706-693-3633

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Takeuchi Adds TB217R Compact Excavator

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TB217R Compact Hydraulic Excavator. The new TB217R has a similar design of the TB215R with the addition of a heavy counterweight giving the customer an option of a 1,130 mm Arm as opposed to the standard 930 mm Arm. The TB217R is a powerful and versatile machine providing exceptional value and demonstrates outstanding performance.

With an operating weight of 1,680 kg, a dig depth of 2,390 mm, maximum reach of 4,000 mm, and bucket breakout force of 14.0 kN this machine will add efficiency to any job site. The retractable undercarriage on the TB217R allows the machine to travel through standard doorways and easily navigate job sites with limited access, making virtually no job site unreachable.

The TB217R has many features to make any job site efficient and productive. Standard equipment includes a multi-informational display, automatic travel shift, pilot operated joystick controls, and a high capacity cooling system. The large under seat cover and wide-open engine cover, provides ease of access to the operator’s control valves and routine maintenance points.

“Takeuchi is very excited to add the TB217R to our lineup,” says Toshiya Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “Takeuchi is dedicated to continuing our tradition of innovation and advancing technology, which is why we decided to redesign the TB215R into the TB217R. Allowing the option of a long arm on this machine, will add to our customers working range, versatility, and job site efficiency.”

About Takeuchi

Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders and compact excavators.  Founded in 1963, Takeuchi has led the way in new product development and introduced the world’s first compact excavator in 1971.  In 1986, Takeuchi developed and launched the first compact rubber track loader that was ideal for the rough terrain operations, another world first.  These two products have transformed the global construction equipment market.

To learn more about Takeuchi’s product, visit the global website at www.takeuchiglobal.com.

For more information, please contact:
Tammie Snodgrass, Takeuchi Marketing Group
tsnodgrass@takeuchi-us.com
Phone: 706-693-3633

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Takeuchi Adds 6.5t Crawler Dumper to Their Lineup

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TCR50-2 Crawler Dumper. The newest Crawler Dumper to Takeuchi’s line up is a 6.5t machine offering greater functionality, performance, comfort and serviceability. The TCR50-2 is ideal for low ground pressure applications, transporting heavy loads, and operating on softer surfaces such as snow, mud, gravel, and sand. This machine meets the needs of a wide range of customers including general contractors, landscapers and utility contractors.

Standard equipment features a 5.7” multi-informational display, rear view camera, hydraulic pilot controls, 12V power outlet, radio with Bluetooth and automotive styled interior that provides the operator with all day comfort. Additionally, the TCR50-2 has an 88.4 kW engine that meets the latest emission standards with DOC, DPF, and SCR exhaust after treatment systems.

With an operating weight of 6,550 kg and a maximum loading weight of 3,770 kg this machine provides outstanding performance and durability while hauling materials on the toughest job sites. The 180-degree turning dump allows the operator to be more efficient and reduce downtime. The wide all steel construction covers on the TCR50-2 provide exceptional access to engine and routine inspection points.

“Takeuchi is excited to launch the TCR50-2 as its newest Crawler Dumper,” says Toshiya Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “Adding this machine diversifies our product line, continuing our tradition of innovation and advancing technology. The addition of this machine to our customers Takeuchi fleets will add efficiency and simplicity, increasing their profits.”

 

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Takeuchi Adds 7t Excavator to Their Lineup

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator. This machine is the first in Takeuchi’s 300 series compact excavator line. The TB370 is a 7t offering that will meet the needs of a wide range of customers including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors, and the rental industry.

With an operating weight of 6,710 kg, a dig depth of 4,085 mm, maximum reach of 6,690 mm and bucket breakout force of 48.4 kN, the TB370 provides excellent working range and performance. The TB370 has two boom options to choose from, the standard Mono-Boom or the 2-Piece Boom. The 2-Piece Boom provides the operator with greater working range and versatility.

Additionally, the TB370 has a 42.4 kW engine that offers DOC and DPF exhaust after-treatment systems. The operator’s station is spacious and features an automotive styled interior with an 8” color touch screen display to keep the operator informed of machine health and condition, as well as a new state of the art intuitive jog dial & multi-switch panel. This machine also has an optional 270-degree view monitor to increase operator vision when navigating a job site.

 “Takeuchi is excited to advance to the next generation of excavators,” says Toshiya Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “By adding this new generation excavator, we continue our tradition of innovation and advancing technology for the betterment of our community and environment.  We are very pleased to offer our customers this new excavator option to add to their Takeuchi fleet.”

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Takeuchi Will be on Display at the 2019 Bauma Machinery Trade Fair

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi, a global innovation leader along with their German distributor Schaefer will be showing Takeuchi’s newest models and technology at the largest construction machinery trade fair in the world, Bauma. The trade fair will run from April 8th – 14th, 2019 in Munich, Germany.   

On display will be Takeuchi’s newest models, TB220e all electric excavator and the TB370.  These two models have been in development for a while, and have never been on display. Visitors to Bauma will be the first ones to get a glimpse at these two new models.

The TB370 comes standard with a mono boom and optional 2-piece boom, tilt-up cabin, an 8” color touch screen display plus jog dial controls, and a 42.4 kW engine that delivers superior performance and attachment handling. As the first model of Takeuchi’s new generation lineup, the TB370 has a completely redesigned automotive styled interior with intuitive user’s operation, 270 degree view monitor and bucket operation angle selection device, in which the operator can switch the bucket angle between 125 deg and 195 deg from the operator’s seat without getting on/off the machine.

The TB220e is the latest model of Takeuchi’s lithium-ion battery lineup. Takeuchi is a leading company in lithium-ion battery excavator since we introduced the world’s first fully electric hydraulic excavator at Intermat 2006. TB220e comes standard with a 25 kWh battery that delivers the same performance as the TB216 diesel version. It has a spacious operator’s platform that features pilot operated joysticks and multi-informational display.

“Takeuchi is excited about displaying at the 2019 Bauma trade fair.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to show our new products and introduce visitors to our product line,” says Akio Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “Bauma gives us the chance to connect and listen to our customers, and doing so is key to our success.  We incorporate that feedback into each and every Takeuchi product to ensure the build quality, performance, and value is unmatched.  We look forward to seeing everyone at Bauma.”

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Takeuchi Launches TB250-2 Compact Hydraulic Excavator to Market

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi, a global innovation leader is pleased to announce the release of its newest compact excavator, the TB250-2.  The TB250-2 provides Takeuchi with a true 5t excavator offering that is well suited for a wide range of applications including landscape, general contracting, and rental.  It weighs just over 4,970 kg (canopy) and features an independent mono boom, and a max dig depth of 3,780 mm (1,760 mm arm).  The TB250-2 features the Takeuchi Fleet Management telematics system or TFM.  This system allows the owner to view machine vitals, location, utilization, performance, and maintenance data remotely and can be instrumental in ensuring machine uptime and availability.

A three pump hydraulic system provides exceptional multi-function capability and precision pilot joysticks deliver smooth, metered control.  The primary auxiliary circuit delivers 91.7 L/min and it is controlled using a proportional slide switch located on the left hand joystick.  The multi-function monitor makes it possible to adjust hydraulic flow rates from the cabin, and there are multiple presets so attachments can be exchanged quickly and easily.  Additionally, detent mode provides continuous oil flow for various types of hydraulically driven attachments helping to improve efficiency and reduce fatigue.

Not only will the operator be more productive with this machine, they will also be more comfortable in the spacious cabin. The automotive-styled interior is equipped with a high capacity HVAC system to keep them comfortable throughout the year, and rocker switches provide a wide range of functions.  A large multifunction monitor keeps the operator informed of machine health and performance and it is easy to read in varying light conditions. The deluxe high back suspension seat features multiple adjustments for height, weight, fore and aft positions, and tilt for greater comfort and customization.

Serviceability of the TB250-2 is easy to perform due to the large hoods that open overhead providing access to key daily inspection points, optional pattern change valve, selector valve, control valve, battery, and toolbox.  All grease points are clearly marked and easy to locate down one side of the machine.  The fuel fill is located behind a lockable access panel and features a site gauge to simplify refueling.

“Takeuchi is excited about the addition of the TB250-2 to the excavator line, and we look forward to providing today’s contractors with a machine that will meet and exceed their expectations on the most demanding jobsites,” says Mike Ross, Director of Product. “Listening to our customers is key to our success and we incorporate that feedback into each and every Takeuchi product to ensure the build quality, performance, and value is unmatched.”

 

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Takeuchi Releases the New TB235-2 Excavator

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TB235-2 compact hydraulic excavator. Sharing the same design concept of the popular TB230, TB240, and TB260.  The TB235-2 is a 3.5t offering that will meet the needs of a wide range of customers including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors, and the rental industry.

With an operating weight of 3,465 kg, a dig depth of 3,245 mm, maximum reach of 5,225 mm and breakout force of 27.1 Kn, the TB235-2 provides excellent working range and performance. Additionally, the TB235-2 shares the 18.2 kW Yanmar 3TNV88F engine with the TB230 and requires no additional exhaust after-treatment systems.

The operator’s station is spacious and features an automotive styled interior with a multi-information display to keep the operator informed of machine health and condition.  A cab option is available with air conditioning and heat that will provide year round operator comfort in varying climates and conditions.

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Takeuchi Introduces TB225 Compact Hydraulic Excavator

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Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TB225 compact hydraulic excavator. Sharing the same design concept of the popular TB230, TB240, and TB260.  The TB225 is a 2.3t offering that will meet the needs of a wide range of customers including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors, and the rental industry.

With a machine weight of 2,325 kg, a dig depth of 2,455 mm, maximum reach of 4,255 mm and a bucket breakout force of 19.3 kN, the TB225 provides excellent working range and performance. Additionally, the TB225 is powered by a 16.5 kW engine, and does not require any additional exhaust after-treatment system.

The operator’s station is spacious and features an automotive styled interior with a multi-informational display to keep the operator informed of machine health and condition.   A cab option is available with  heat and defrost that will provide year round operator comfort in varying climates and conditions.

The large opening rear engine hood allows easy access to daily and routine maintenance points, while the right side access panel provides excellent access to the battery, hydraulic tank and fuel fill.  The TB225 comes standard with an automatic fuel bleed system and a retractable track frame that ranges from 1,100 mm to 1,500 mm.

 

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Takeuchi Selected as United Rentals’ 2017 Supplier of the Year

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Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact construction equipment, has been selected as United Rentals’ 2017 Supplier of the Year. Recipients of the award are determined by several key factors, all relating to the overall value, support and timely delivery of compact construction equipment.

Tallied for each supplier, United Rentals gathers both qualitative and quantitative information, focusing on product support, training, warranty, cost management, procurement, logistics, general management and residual value.

“We have had a fantastic working relationship with United Rentals over the years and it is an honor to be selected as their Supplier of the Year,” said Clay Eubanks, president of Takeuchi-US. “The criteria for which the recipients are chosen speak volumes to the many Takeuchi employees that are involved with making this partnership a success. I’m very proud of the work and dedication that our employees show, not just to United Rentals, but to all of our customers.”

“We are honored to award Takeuchi with our 2017 Supplier of the Year award,” said T.J. Mahoney, vice president of supply chain, for United Rentals. “Suppliers play a valuable role in the success of our business, and Takeuchi has always been a key player by delivering on service, quality and value. We look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.”

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