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Wireless monitor flags impending hydraulic hose failure

Source: Eaton Hydraulics Business, Eden Prairie, Minn.

A breakthrough technology Eaton announced at ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2014 wirelessly monitors hydraulic hose assemblies and reports imminent failure in real time. The LifeSense system monitors up to 100 hoses and transmits data to a secure web portal where multiple users can check hydraulics’ operation status and set e-mail or text message alerts.

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Manufacturers load AEM product safety & compliance seminar

Source: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee

Off-road equipment industry professionals will gather April 29-30 in Schaumburg, Ill., near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, for the annual AEM product safety and compliance seminar, participants seeking the latest knowledge to help fine-tune company programs.

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Titan America CFO Zarkalis to succeed CEO Papadopoulos

Sources: Titan Group, Norfolk, Va.; CP staff

After 20 years at the helm of Titan America, Aris Papadopoulos will retire as chief executive officer, effective August 2014, and become executive chairman of ST Equipment & Technologies, while also serving as an advisor.

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