New product announcements: 06/10/2009 Rubber-belted Undercarriage: Suited for Small Equipment CAT rubber-belted undercarriages are now available to other original equipment manufacturers for vehicles that weigh up to 4,330 lb. The undercarriages feature the same engineering as larger CAT treads and are available in both fixed-gauge 301.6 models and hydraulic-variable 301.8 models. The undercarriage can be used with machines employing drills for geothermal installation, stump grinding, small auger drills or small pile drivers. Caterpillar Inc., OEM Solutions Group; 309-675-1000; www.cat.com Anchor System: Adhesive Meets Latest Building Codes The HIT-HY 150 MAX fast-cure adhesive anchor system is designed for use in anchor and
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.