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<br /> FEBRUARY 2017<br /> White logo is below<br /> A MESSAGE FROM<br /> THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dan Stracener<br /> A second<br /> generation<br /> heads toward<br /> the future<br /> Dear Valued Customer:<br /> Four years ago, Komatsu introduced its first intelligent Machine Control<br /> product, a D61i-23 dozer. Now, the second generation is available with<br /> the launch of the D61i-24 models, which you can read about in this issue<br /> of your TEC Tractor Times magazine.<br /> Both of these machines use Komatsu’s integrated intelligent Machine<br /> Control technology, a 3-D-based system with semi-automation, which<br /> eliminates masts and cables. The technology does more than keep a<br /> dozer’s blade on grade. It adjusts loads on the fly and monitors track<br /> slippage to ensure that operators are moving as much dirt as possible and<br /> are working efficiently.<br /> The same technology was added to three Komatsu excavators with<br /> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=1"> FEBRUARY 2017 </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=2"> A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dan Stracener </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=3"> www.TECTractorTimes.com IN THIS ISSUE ALEXA</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=4"> ASALUTETOACU TCOUMSETERORMER S Discover more a</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=5"> s VIDEO Operator Kenny Whale uses Alexander Cont</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=6"> PC228 excavator is ‘very versatile’ . . . contin</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=7"> HM300-5 THE MOST RUGGED TRUCK</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=8"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER GRAYSON CARTE</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=9"> Grayson Carter & Son Contracting President Halsto</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=10"> Technology will play a continuing role . . . con</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=11"> D61PXi-24 INTELLIGENT MACHINE CONTROL • First to </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=12"> INDUSTRY EXTRAVAGANZA IMAGINE WHAT’S NEXT CONE</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=13"> Komatsu will prominently display its intelligent </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=14"> Learning sessions to focus on technology trends </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=15"> Booth C20505</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=16"> “There’s nothing this hi-tech out there!” ANTH</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=17"> INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS SECOND GENERATION D61PXi-</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=18"> ENHANCED FEATURES ANOTHER SET OF VERSATILE DOZ</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=19"> </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=20"> “I’ve used them all and Komatsu is </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=21"> AKOSMAALUTSTUE T&OYAOUCUSTOMER KOMATSU CUSTOMER</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=22"> Center’s goal is maximum productivity and efficie</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=23"> Booth C32663</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=24"> “IT’S ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS” MY CUSTOMERS LOVE KOMA</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=25"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER TECHNOLOGY TALK KOMTRAX</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=26"> A CLOSER LOOK Discover more THE NEXT DIMENS</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=27"> C20745 & G3768 Booths</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=28"> </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=29"> BUYING WITH CONFIDENCE Discover more CERTIF</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=30"> EXPANDING TO SERVE YOU MINING THE FUTURE Komat</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=31"> PC240LC-11 </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=32"> Booth C31486 </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=33"> INDUSTRY NEWS NEW FUEL RULES EPA, DOT finalize</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=34"> GUEST OPINION LET’S INVEST IN ‘SMART CITIES’ H</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=35"> Booth C30030 Tougher Than Everything Montabe</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=36"> Wirtgen Group at booth C31239 Visit the </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=37"> INDUSTRY NEWS PLANTING SEEDS New ‘Build Americ</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=38"> MORE INDUSTRY NEWS DOT announces $484 million i</a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=39"> SIDE TRACKS On the light side </a> <a title="TEC_17no1_Zmag page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad309daa?page=40"> C.P.I. 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