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Manitou Group Reports Sales Up 9% for First Half of 2014
The Manitou BF Board of Directors met today to approve the 2014 half-year financial statements.
Farm Equipment – 8/28/2014

Vermeer Announces Family Succession Plans
As part of its family succession planning process, Vermeer Corporation announced that third-generation family member, Jason Andringa, will serve as the company's next President & CEO effective Nov. 1, 2015.
Underground Construction – 8/26/2014

Deere Announces Waterloo Layoffs
Deere & Company announced that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company's Waterloo, Iowa operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products.
Construction Equipment – 8/22/2014

AGCO's Martin Richenhagen Selected as One of the Most Admired CEOs in the Atlanta Area
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced today that Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO, was selected as one of 55 Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Farm Equipment – 8/22/2014

GEA Breaks Ground for 72-stall Rotary Robot
Officials from GEA Farm Technologies and Badgerland Buildings, Inc., broke ground today on a 72-stall all-robotic rotary parlor on Nick Mlsna's farm near Cashton, Wis., an hour east of La Crosse.
AgWeb – 8/20/2014

China's Zoomlion Eyes Farm Machinery After $340 Million Deal
Zoomlion, China's leading construction machinery producer has signed a new deal to purchase a majority stake in farm machinery maker Chery Heavy Industry. The deal is worth 340 million U.S. dollars.
CRIEnglish – 8/20/2014

Manitou Donates New Gehl Skid Loader to University of Wisconsin
A new Gehl skid loader was delivered to the grounds of University Wisconsin-Washington County, in West Bend, Wis., as a donation from Manitou Americas Inc.
Construction Equipment Guide – 8/16/2014

Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products.
Chicago Tribune – 8/15/2014

Buhler Industries Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings
Revenue for the quarter was $77.1 million, down from last year's record of $99.2 million.
Farm Equipment – 8/14/2014

Deere's 3Q Net Sales & Revenues Decline 5%; Ag Sales Fall 11%
Net income attributable to Deere & Company was $850.7 million, or $2.33 per share, for the third quarter ended July 31, compared with $996.5 million, or $2.56 per share, for the same period of 2013.
Farm Equipment – 8/13/2014