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There’s a new player at the table for buyers of America’s heavy equipment with the announcement of Hitachi’s new ZW550-6, a sleek, productive wheel loader designed for the heaviest applications. You will find more information about the ZW550-6 on page 4.

Hitachi is ready to make its mark on the compact loader industry with the introduction of the new ZW80. By thinking big for small loaders, Hitachi’s new model is built for the operator’s comfort and safety to ensure maximum productivity for both machine and operator. The Hitachi ZW80 is well suited for a wide range of applications and really shines in the landscape and rental fleet market. Detailed information on the ZW80 starts on page 6.

Robert Drost, owner of Petosky, Michigan-based Drost Landscaping, offers year-round high-end residential design, installation, and build services. He recently acquired a Hitachi ZW80 compact wheel loader to add to his construction fleet and said it earned rave reviews from operators for its design, comfort, and visibility. The story about Drost Landscaping begins on page 8.

And, back by popular demand, the Road 2 Pocono sweepstakes is open! Find out how to enter on page 11.

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