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EETC makes key announcements

The Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC), a non-profit association whose goal is to address the critical shortage of qualified service technicians in the OPE industry, recently made a few important announcements.

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New model Toolcat has three-point hitch

Bobcat introduces the Toolcat 5610, a revolutionary new model in the company’s line of one-of-a-kind utility work machines, featuring a three-point hitch and hydraulic power take off (PTO) for rear implements and the ability to run more than 40 front-mounted Bobcat attachments.

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Kawasaki makes major personnel moves

Katsuyuki (Kent) Murakami, general manager of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.'s Engines and Power Products Division based here, announced that he will retire effective the end of this year. He will be replaced by Yoshiteru (Yoshi) Ueda, who headed the research and development program at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.'s Maryville, Mo. production facility.

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Evolution mower from Ferris raises bar for ergonomics

Ferris introduced its newest mower, the Evolution, a compact zero-turn (CZT) unit, to the trade press Oct. 9 at the Richard Childress Racing facility in North Carolina. The mower's operator forward design is ergonomically ideal, said Bill Shea, VP for Briggs & Stratton Yard Power Products Group, which now owns the Ferris brand.

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