New product announcements: 05/12/2010 Air Compressor: Energy-Efficient Design The Mobilair M100 air compressor from Kaeser is capable of producing 375 cfm at 100 psig. It is powered by a Kubota diesel engine with a high-capacity cold-start battery and features Kaeser’s Sigma Profile energy-saving rotary-screw air-end. A fully waterproof canopy swings open with gull-wing doors for easy access to internal components and reduced noise levels. Kaeser Compressors; 800-777-7873; www.kaeser.com Wheel Loader: Upgraded Engine The DL420 is an articulated wheel loader that features a larger engine than its predecessor, the DL400. It’s powered by a 6-cylinder, 280-hp Cummins engine, and its Z-bar
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.