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Kinze Manufacturing’s Long Road to ‘Disruptive Innovation’ in the Farm Equipment Industry

Now in its 2nd generation, Kinze Manufacturing’s father-daughter team discuss challenge and triumph, and their aim to innovate with new products dealers want to sell and farmers want to buy.
Kinze Manufacturing started in 1965 when Jon Kinzenbaw, a 21-year old farm boy from Victor, Iowa, opened a welding shop.
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Farm Equipment OEMs Quickly Embracing 3-D Printing

Additive manufacturing plays a growing part in today’s development of equipment components and even the building of small consumer parts, but don’t look for dealer-made parts in the near-term.
Additive manufacturing, better known as 3-D printing, has been causing a stir in the manufacturing field for nearly 20 years, but today the computer-driven process by which parts are created by successive layering of various plastic and metal components has quietly become mainstream in the design shops of major agricultural equipment manufacturers.
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Versatile Unveils New Nemesis Tractor Lineup to Dealers

The Nemesis series is launching with models in the 175-210 horsepower range, featuring a Cummins QSB6.7 (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV) engine and one of the largest cabs in the segment. Additional horsepower ranges are planned. A limited spring production is underway with full production expected this fall.

Farm Equipment Editors Share ‘Biggest Newsmakers’ Out of Winter Farm Shows

From autonomous advancements to the reemergence of an international tractor company in the U.S., Farm Equipment recaps the best from Louisville and Tulare.

Manufacturers Highlight Innovation at Summer Farm Shows

For the 2017 Farm Progress Show held in Decatur, Ill., Farm Equipment sent 10 staffers to scope out booths and interview manufacturers to find the latest new product innovations and advancements.

National Farm Machinery Show Highlights New Products

The Farm Equipment team took to the road this winter to interview manufacturers and find the latest, cutting-edge products. With a mix of model improvements and upgrades and new products, the winter farm shows debuted a variety of planting equipment, precision farming technology, hay and forage products, tillage systems and more.

We visited the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., from Feb. 15-17. Held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the 2017 show covered 1.2 million square feet and featured more than 880 exhibitors.

View video interviews from the National Farm Machinery Show here

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