Broce Manufacturing’s success story began in 1963 when Ray C. Broce, a highway contractor, manufactured the first self-propelled power sweeper. Fifty-five years and some 15,000 machines later, the Oklahoma City manufacturer sweeps the world over with its mid-mount, self-propelled industrial brooms. “There’s beauty in keeping your product line simple,” said Terry Wimer, vice president of […]

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Exact Harvesting, an innovator of nut harvesting equipment, always strives to be on the cutting edge of technology. With deep roots in California’s orchard industry, Exact Harvesting builds nut harvesters, tree shakers, sweepers, and conditioners – machines “built by farmers for farmers.” The company continually looks for new technologies to make orchard operations more productive, […]

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A conference panel review with Kent Wanner At this year’s Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference, John Deere organized and participated in a panel discussion alongside Artisan Vehicles (part of Sandvik Mining), Kenworth, and Hyster-Yale Group. The discussion topic and panelists were selected to provide attendees the opportunity to hear unique electrification perspectives from various […]

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