FOCUS magazine, first published in 2003, was inspired by a team of Kawasaki dealer personnel, satisfied customers and an eager Kawasaki marketing team who wanted to bring compelling stories, tips and industry news to wheel loader users throughout North America. Fifteen years later, our goals remain the same, our focus renewed with the global vision of Hitachi.
Black Kow compost is one of America’s most successful brands in garden centers. Michael Lange of Black Gold Compost explains how Hitachi loaders, and Kawasaki machines before that, have been essential to his process from start to finish. Read more.
Larry Larson, owner of Larson Topsoil in Central Florida, added two Hitachi ZW50s to his fleet to help his crowded yard load even the tallest haul trucks efficiently. Operators love the closed cab, climate control and better visibility of the wheel loaders. Read more.
Pasco Iron & Metal wanted to spare its operators the shower of aluminum shavings that come from loading aluminum turnings with a skid steer. They made the decision with the Hitachi ZW50 compact loader to not only protect the operator away, but to reduce operating costs. Read more.
When Taylor-Cade Trees needs a wheel loader to dig up 5-year-old live oak trees and load them onto their trucks, they rely on the power and dependability of the Hitachi ZW80 to tackle the heaviest jobs. Read more.