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INNOVATION FOR EXCAVATION Technology has become a bigger part of the heavy equipment landscape in recent years – collecting more data to improve operation and maintenance, offering more efficient ways to work for operators, and adding collaboration opportunities




oday’s heavy equipment is benefiting from innovation more than ever before. With research and development in engine technology, electronics, design and other areas booming among manufacturers, the machinery that rolls onto jobsites is constantly improving. For Hyundai Construction Equipment, that innovation has been a focus for some time, and its excavators and wheel loaders have benefited


from a number of improvements – a goal that the company emphasizes will continue as it improves its own technological updates. “Hyundai has been a leading innovator in the development and application of various technologies for excavators and wheel loaders, and we will continue to provide technological leadership and innovation,” said Hyundai district service manager Stephen Adamczyk. Much of the technology going into

machines currently has to do with collecting and moving data, almost as much as moving dirt, and that data handling and management has been one target area for Hyundai’s development, Adamczyk noted. “On the ‘moving data’ side of the innovation equation, Hyundai has a well-developed head start in providing the information technologies that customers demand,” he said. “Now we’re focusing on ways to integrate and expand those technologies to

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Heavy Equipment Guide July/August 2019, Volume 34, Number 7  

Heavy Equipment Guide July/August 2019, Volume 34, Number 7  

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