Regardless of China Mining Slump, Good Equipment Still Needed

In somewhat surprising news, Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second biggest maker of construction and mining equipment, said sales in China are falling more steeply than anticipated, joining larger peer Caterpillar Inc. in flagging fraying Asian demand. Yes, the Asian demand was all the talk within the construction industry over the past 24 months, but just…

Expert Heavy Equipment Implements Strategic Planning in Preparation for FMIs Forecasted Changes

According to a new report out by Curt Young, an investment banker with FMI Capital Advisors, the Raleigh-based investment banking firm that deals almost exclusively with engineering and construction firms across the country, the construction industry, over the next five years is poised for growth. Texas-based Expert Heavy Equipment (EHE) says they’re already prepared for the growth, which will…

EHE Leading the Way with Social Media and Content

According to a recent study, more than half of consumers, 55 percent, say their experience of communicating with brands via social media is “disappointing” or “mediocre” and approximately 30 percent say they expected companies to reply within hours when contacted via social media. Thanks to the initiatives started by Expert Heavy Equipment (EHE), those within…

U.S. Construction Machinery Exports Drop 18.8 Percent

The latest report released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) gives us a good look at a trend when it comes to U.S. construction machinery. According to the report, U.S. construction machinery exports dropped 18.8 percent in first quarter 2014 compared to 2013 first quarter. “Because Expert Heavy Equipment has very specific goals, it is imperative…

Caterpillar Inc. to shutdown 3 Production Facilities in Illinois, Affecting About 170 Jobs

The overall economy has been growing at a steady pace through the first two quarters of the month, but that doesn’t jobs are any safer. Caterpillar just announced that it is shutting down three component facilities in Illinois. The sites, all Anchor Coupling facilities which make or distribute hydraulic hose assemblies for both Caterpillar and…