Tag: equipment purchasing

Renting and leasing equipment gives producers an opportunity to take advantage of new technology without the full commitment of purchasing. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Producer buying habits shifting from years past

December 16, 2019By

KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens’ Jeff Lininger offers insight on the evolving purchasing habits of aggregate producers.

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More aggregate producers now seek out certain equipment models at ConExpo-Con/Agg because they’ve done the research beforehand. Photo courtesy of ConExpo-Con/Agg

Producer show strategies shifting with ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020

September 26, 2019By

Although ConExpo-Con/Agg remains the king of our industry’s trade shows, technology has changed the way aggregate producers approach the show.

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Haydon Materials utilizes 772 Cat haulers to move material to the Deister feeder and C125 Metso jaw crusher at the new Airport Road Quarry in Bardstown, Kentucky. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Buying equipment based on total cost of ownership

September 16, 2019By

When aggregate producers purchased equipment in 2018, it was often to fill a dire need. With critical production holes now filled, producers are looking to manufacturers and dealers to prove long-term value before they make their next major capital expenditures.

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Rethinking your equipment purchasing approach

August 21, 2019By

The development of a new equipment lease standard presents an opportunity for producers to reduce their bottom line.

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The evolution of ROI

January 26, 2019By

A conversation with McLanahan’s George Sidney turns to the historical nature of how aggregate producers buy equipment – and what they value today when purchasing.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

Potential pitfalls of standardizing material processing

August 8, 2018By

Successful material processing requires innovative techniques, but is streamlining crushing, screening and other stages taking creativity from producers away.

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