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Ellicott Honored

Ellicott HonoredMarch 13, 2014 – In a ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) President and Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth L. Littlefield presented Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC and its Ellicott Dredges LLC entity with OPIC’s inaugural “Impact Award” for Ellicott’s work in Iraq. Ellicott was one of only eight organizations across the country receiving this award from OPIC, the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. 

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John Deere Opens in Brazil

John Deere Hitachi ExcavatorsFebruary 13, 2014 ­– The John Deere Construction & Forestry Division marked the completion of two world-class manufacturing facilities in Indaiatuba-SP, Brazil. John Deere will manufacture backhoe loaders and wheel loaders in one location and excavators, in partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery, in the other. Customers in Brazil have utilized John Deere agriculture equipment for over 60 years and the expansion marks a significant investment in the company’s construction business in the market.

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Komatsu, GE Form Company

Komatsu logoFebruary 3, 2014– Komatsu and GE Mining, a division of GE Transportation, announced a new collaboration to develop next generation mining equipment. By combining their expertise in mining equipment and propulsion systems, the companies will help meet the needs of customers and partners worldwide, with an initial focus on developing solutions to increase customer productivity and safety for underground mines. 

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Doran Celebrates 60 Years

Doran-Logo60yearsFebruary 12, 2014 – Doran Manufacturing, LLC is pleased to announce the completion of its first 60 years in business. Doran has been creating customized solutions to solve our customers' problems since 1953, including providing reliable transportation safety products since the early 1970s. In addition to providing tire pressure monitoring systems for truck fleets, mining/off-road vehicles, RVs, bus fleets & motorcycles, Doran produces LED/incandescent Exterior Light Monitors and Sleeping Child Check monitors for the school bus market and continues to manufacture customized terminals & terminal boards in our original factory.

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McLanahan Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

McLanahan logoMcLanahan Corp.’s location in Hollidaysburg, Pa., has received certification in the ISO 9001:2008 Management System for the design, manufacture and service of equipment for the mineral, aggregate, agricultural and industrial industries. The official registration audit was completed by SRI Quality System Registrar out of Pittsburgh, Pa., in late October 2013, and the company received its official certification in December.

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