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Komatsu to acquire Quadco & Southstar operationsNews
January 30, 2018
On January 26, 2018, Komatsu Ltd. (President & CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi) signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc. (CEO: Charles MacLennan), a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the United States and is expected to close in February 2018, subject to completion of the closing conditions.
Extended service interval for ProAct 2.0 machinesNews
September 06, 2017
ProAct 2.0 is a service concept that simplifies machine ownership while increasing peace of mind and profitability. The owner gets a reliable machine and has full control over the machine's condition and economy – all for a fixed low cost based on engine hours. New to ProAct 2.0 is that the service intervals have been extended to 750 hours, everything to make day-to-day machine ownership as easy as possible.
Boost your profitability with SpeedShiftNews
August 15, 2017
Komatsu Forest is introducing a new forwarder option, SpeedShift, a smart solution that enables operators to use the machine's full speed range without having to stop to change gear. SpeedShift automatically shifts the machine up a gear as the operator increases speed, which results in both lower fuel consumption and higher average transport speed.
New crane control with surefire benefitsNews
July 19, 2017
Komatsu Forest is proud to present a new option, SmartFlow. This is brand new crane control technology that delivers greater precision and control during crane operation, improved fuel economy and increased productivity. This option is available in the Swedish market for the Komatsu 855 and Komatsu 875 forwarders.