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<br /> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment Company customers<br /> 2011 NO. 4<br /> Also inside ...<br /> Montgomery<br /> branch customer-<br /> appreciation<br /> event recap<br /> Pantone 072 blue<br /> NEW MACHINES<br /> BOOST YOUR<br /> PRODUCTIVITY<br /> AND EFFICIENCY<br /> Interim Tier 4 truck,<br /> excavator save fuel,<br /> reduce emissions<br /> See articles inside . . .<br /> A MESSAGE FROM<br /> THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dan Stracener<br /> We're optimistic<br /> about the future<br /> Dear Valued Customer:<br /> As we begin the new year, we're optimistic that the construction<br /> industry will begin a strong push toward growth. There have been some<br /> positive signs lately that show the industry is experiencing growth. As it<br /> does, that's going to mean more need for equipment that can get the job<br /> done as efficiently as possible.<br /> In the past <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=1"> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment C</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=2"> A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dan Stracener </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=3"> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment C</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=4"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER CRAWFORD GRADI</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=5"> These Crawford Grading </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=6"> Growth at Crawford Grading & Pipeline . . . cont</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=7"> Call TEC for all your asphalt needs. TRAC</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=8"> A SPECIAL THANKS TEC CUSTOMER APPRECIATION Lar</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=9"> Harry Ward of Ward & Ward in Auburn, Ala., (left)</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=10"> From Komatsu – The Dozer Experts D65-17 Koma</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=11"> GUEST OPINION A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION Co</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=12"> INDUSTRY OUTLOOK WHERE ARE WE HEADED? There's </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=13"> slipped to 16th. A government report said America</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=14"> Various funding sources offer potential solutions</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=15"> Komatsu CARE for Komatsu Tier 4 Interim models is</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=16"> DASH 10 EXCAVATORS From Komatsu - The Excavator E</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=17"> NEW PRODUCTS MORE POWER, LESS FUEL New Komatsu</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=18"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER NEW PRODUCTS NEW ARTICU</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=19"> From Komatsu – The Truck Experts ARTICULATED TRU</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=20"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT NEW</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=21"> POINTS OF INTEREST ENGAGING EXCAVATION Komatsu</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=22"> 100% proven If you want to move more material mor</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=23"> KOMATSU & YOU FORECASTING THE FUTURE GM says PM</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=24"> Komatsu — at the forefront of technology . . con</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=25"> Ricky Mathis Chris Kohlenberg </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=26"> EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT END EXCESSIVE IDLING Koma</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=27"> INDUSTRY NEWS LOST REVENUE Analysis shows prop</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=28"> SIDE TRACKS On the light side </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=29"> MORE INDUSTRY NEWS AGC lauds EPA's decision t</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=30"> THE PEOPLE INSIDE LONGEVITY PLUS Retired TEC o</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=31"> Used Equipment Specials For more information, con</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - AL/FL page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1fb2ab68?page=32"> C.P.I. 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