Category: Part Brands

Komatsu overtakes Volvo & JCB

Analysis of the second quarter part requests from around the world have revealed that Komatsu has overtaken Volvo and JCB as the second highest brand when compared to the first quarter.  Cat continue to hold the top position however the gap between it and the following 4 brands is narrowing.  In descending order the top…

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Older machines still preferred over newer models

At the heavy equipment auction Ritchie Bros in Hartford, CT, USA yesterday there was a lot of older Cat equipment still making high prices. This confirms what is obvious from recent UrParts.com parts requests that due to the continued recession in the construction market many operators are choosing to purchase older machines and keep them running with cheaper spare parts…

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High 5… It’s Friday : )

We at UrParts.com work hard and play hard, so when Friday comes along we sometimes like to shout about it.  Enjoy the weekend everybody!

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Cummins Builds Two-Millionth Pickup Engine for Ram HD Trucks

We found a great movie to watch of Engine No 2,000,000 rolling along the Cummins production line.  This historic engine was one of the last MY2012 engines produced at CMEP before changing over to the new 2013 6.7L engine. To commemorate this milestone, the 2,000,000th engine was built with a special edition red breather cover…

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Caterpillar 2012 Sustainability

Caterpillar is putting innovation and technology to work to make sustainable progress possible. Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO, provides the Chairman’s Message for the 2012 Sustainability Report. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzCfClF9XkQ&feature=youtu.be  

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Manufactures of machinery parts

Cat, Volvo, JCB – Top 3 brands for searched parts in first quarter of 2013

Analyses of part requests from around the world have revealed that the top 5 Brands of searched parts in the first quarter of 2013 are Cat, Volvo, JCB, Komatsu, Hitachi. This indicates that the big brands continue to keep a foothold in the market regardless of the effect the global recession is having on the industry.  Out of…

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Machinery Picture of the Week

Take a look at this amazing creation made from an assortment of machinery parts and pieces:

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Caterpillar Parts Extend their Warranty

Caterpillar Parts Marine Power Systems announced they will be increasing the warranty on Cat Parts used in marine applications. The warranty will increase from 6 months to one year and will apply to parts bought on or after June 1st, 2012. Some of the parts covered in this warranty increase include: Cat Marine Engines, Cat…

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Good news for Caterpillar Machinery Parts

Caterpillar machinery parts have had some good news as they announced last Wednesday that sales have risen. In the first three months of 2012, Caterpillar parts have reported a growth of 18% up to the end of March. These results have been driven by the strong expansion in North America. The period was the 23rd…

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Caterpillar Parts in India Increases Manufacturing

Caterpillar parts India has started producing 40 Ton and 50 Ton class Off-Highway Trucks (770G and 772G) and the 998 H loader for construction, quarry and mining applications. These factories produce engines and power generation equipment, quarry and construction trucks, mining trucks, Caterpillar backhoe loaders, Caterpillar wheel loaders and a wide variety of related components.

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