Combination baler test results clarification
In last week’s machinery section, we had the results of a combination baler and wrapper test.

In last week’s machinery section, we had the results of a combination baler and wrapper test.

It has come to our attention that there may have been a recording error during the bale weighing process. For this reason and in the interest of fairness, we have only measured two bales from the Kverneland FastBale and have reprinted the amended table below..

€1.5m North American deal for Dundalk-based tractor manufacturer
Multihog, which manufactures multi-purpose tractors, has announced three new dealers in North America in a deal worth €1.5m.

Multihog, a Dundalk-based tractor manufacturing firm, has announced an additional €1.5m in business with North American machinery buyers.

The firm manufactures a range of tractors that allow for the add/removal of attachments to perform various maintenance functions. The €1.5m deal includes initial orders for three North American dealers, two in US midwest and one in Canada.

The dealers involved in the deal include:

  • Bonnell Equipment - truck equipment distributors in Northern Illinois and suppliers of snowplows and spreaders for municipalities.
  • Brown Equipment Co, Inc - which services customers in both the government and private sectors in Indiana and Kentucky.
  • Les Machineries St-Jovite - based in the field of snow removal equipment and dump trucks in Quebec.
  • Alpine Smith Inc - an existing West Coast dealer that ordered five new machines.
  • The announcement was made during an inward buyer visit held by Enterprise Ireland on which 10 of Multihog’s current dealers from the US and Canada visited their Co Louth site.

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    Baby plough joins Amazone range
    Amazone has expanded its Cayros plough range to fulfil customer needs by adding additional models and equipment options.

    Amazone has extended the Cayros product range downwards with a new two-furrow Cayros M model. This means that the ploughs are now also available for smaller tractors from approximately 37kW/50hp.

    Moving up the scale, Amazone now also offers the models Cayros XM and XMS in three furrows – with either mechanical stepped furrow width adjustment or with hydraulically stepless furrow width adjustment.

    In this way, the programme now also covers three-furrow ploughs for medium and heavy soil conditions. In addition, the two- to five-furrow Cayros ploughs now can be equipped with an extendable beam system instead of the one-piece tube. This +1 beam system offers the benefit that the plough – for instance after having purchased a higher horsepower tractor – can be extended by an additional furrow unit with the aid of a specific fitting kit.

    Of course, these ploughs can be delivered excluding the works with the additional furrow unit, eg as 3+1 or 4+1 version. Specifically for the XMS and XS series extendable ploughs, the beam features a wall thickness of 12mm as already used on the bigger furrow version.