Hyster. H80-120FT series lift trucks are preconfigured with powertrain combinations to simplify purchasing. The DuraMatch Transmission features a controlled power reversal system that prevents tire spins during direction changes, extending tire life by up to 50%. An auto-deceleration system reduces brake pedal usage and extends brake life by up to 60%, the manufacturer says. High-efficiency powertrain options provide enhanced fuel economy. 800.497.8371. www.hysteramericas.com.
Builders Automation. The servo-driven CNC-MFSR stair router machine makes faster and more precise pre-fab stair cuts by reproducing exact measurements directly from a library of programs or engineer's drawings. The machine uses four axes that cut two stringers simultaneously; top and bottom landing cuts are made without the user having to remove or reposition the stringers. 727.538.2180. www.buildersautomation.com.
Kenworth. The T300 Class 6 truck is equipped with air brakes and provides a 50-degree wheel cut and 20-degree sloped hood for extra visibility and maneuverability. The 25,000-pound-GVWR truck utilizes an 8,000-pound front axle and a 17,000-pound rear axle, making it accessible to non-CDL drivers. The T300 is available with several engine options. 425.828.5000. www.kenworth.com.
Weinig America. Designed for LVL and I-joist production, the OptiCut S 700 cross-cut saw optimizes length cutting from cut lists. Featuring a Windows-based touchscreen control, the saw's system automatically links to a variety of common engineering programs. The saw's integrated router enables cutting mechanical and HVAC holes in joists. The S 700 offers a positioning accuracy of 1/64 inch. 704.799.0100. www.weinigusa.com.
Mustang Mfg. Co. With a 42-foot lift height, the Model 842 telescopic handler provides extra reach over its larger sibling, the Model 844, at a lower price point. The 8,000-pound-lift-capacity unit uses the same boom design as the firm's Deluxe Series machines and features joystick controls and an optional work platform system with or without a radio remote boom control. 507.451.7112. www.mustangmfg.com
Alpine Engineered Products. The single-blade X4 Linear Saw achieves high production volume through its linear lumber-feed system. Its software optimizes cuts to minimize waste by 8% to 10%. The 22-inch blade cuts through four-board-high lumber stacks in less than one second and changes angles in less than one second. 800.735.8055. www.alpeng.com.
Sellick Equipment. JCB Teletruks are ideal for working in tight spaces, and their extended forward-reach capacity allows for quick loading and unloading of flat-bed trucks from either side. The TLT30DHL two-wheel-drive machine offers a maximum lift capacity of 6,000 pounds up to 16 feet 10 inches and a 78-inch forward-reach capacity of 3,500 pounds. 519.738.2255. www.sellickequipment.com.
Peterbilt. Model 330 and Model 340 medium-duty trucks have been added to Peterbilt's Class 6 offerings. The lightweight Model 330 can be equipped with hydraulic brakes and low-profile tires to allow for operation by a non-CDL driver, the firm says; GVW ratings up to 26,000 pounds are available. Model 340 comes in 33,000-pound and higher GVW ratings and is ideal for vocational and specialty applications. 800.473.8372. www.peterbilt.com.
The Raymond Corp. Updated to perform storage and retrieval tasks at greater lift heights and heavier load capacities than the previous generation, 7000 Series Reach-Fork trucks now also use the company's AC motors. The ACR System delivers more runtime per battery charge and experiences less reduction in performance as the battery discharges compared to DC motors, says the maker. 800.235.7200. www.raymondcorp.com.
Panels Plus. Customized to each shop's needs, the 3000 Series Semi-Automated Sheathing System is available as a single-beam or dual-beam bridge with a new opening that can accommodate panels from 7 feet wide up to 12 feet 4 inches wide. The unit's heavy-duty motorized telescoping arms clamp walls prior to stapling or nailing, providing consistent wall quality, says the firm. Its tool bridges adjust to 3 inches to accommodate offset stapling and nailing at sheathing seams. 866.726.7587. www.panplus.com.