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Daimler tests 3D-printed parts for Freightliner, Western Star

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Caterpillar forges new value parts brand for legacy engines, machines

Caterpillar Inc. is launching a new tier of repair and replacement parts to support small- and medium-sized equipment under its Construction Industries umbrella, along with pre-EPA 2010 on/off-highway truck engines. Yellowmark products will offer an alternative for customers looking for reliable, value-priced parts from Cat dealers.

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Industrial forklifts

Manufacturer has included four internal combustion models as part of an expansion bringing its ME/MI Industrial Forklift Range to 27 machines. Ahead of 12 diesel models on tap for 2018 is the introduction of LPG-powered MI 20G, 25G, 30G and 35G trucks with 3,900- to 7,000-lb. lift capacities and 7,980- to 10,450-lb. operating weight.— Manitou Americas, West Bend, Wis.,

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Mobile cabinets

Vidmar E-Series Mobile Cabinet line is billed as an ergonomic, efficient and cost-effective solution for manufacturing and vehicle maintenance applications. Eight models, from light- and heavy-duty carts to workstations, suit users seeking high density tool or part storage. Cabinets are available in three-, six-, seven-, 10- or 15-drawers models as well as open shelf cart and lift-top work surfaces; all include casters for added mobility and are available in gray or black. — Vidmar/Stanley Black & Decker Storage Solutions, Allentown, Pa.,

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Fire pit rings

Concrete- and masonry-wise manufacturer has developed 32- or 36-in. square and 28- or 32-in. diameter round rings for hardscape unit fire pits. Rings are made of heavy duty 11-gauge steel and finished with high heat resistant black coating to ensure long lasting performance. All four models are 6.5-in. deep, formed with 1.5-in. lip, and suit new or existing fire pits. They join a hardscape and landscape product line that includes extracting tongs, screed boards, paver sealers, plus paver and wall unit splitters. Bon Tool Co., Gibsonia, Pa., 800/444-7060;

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