Construction Equipment magazine revealed its annual “Top 100 New Products” award winners, announcing the Hitachi ZW180-6 wheel loader as a winner in the Heavy Earthmoving Division. The announcement can be seen on Construction Equipment’s website. To learn more about the Hitachi ZW180-6 wheel loader visit the HCMA ZW180-6 site.
Introduced in Spring of 2019, Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America’s (HCMA) updated ZW180 — a member of the Dash-6 line-up of mid-sized wheel loaders — weighs in at 32,100 lbs. 14,560 kg), delivers 26,530 lbs. of breakout force and is powered by a Cummins 173 HP Tier 4F QSB6.7 engine. Customers are offered a choice of a 3.7 cu. yd. (2.8 m3) general purpose bucket or a 4.2 cu. yd. (3.2 m3) material handling bucket. Able to lift as much as 23,000 lbs. (10,440 kg), the ZW180 can reach loading heights up to 12.9 ft. (3.9 m).