Husqvarna has announced the acquisition of US concrete saw producer Meco (Masterpiece Engineering Company) based in Phoenix, Arizona. The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, should be finalised by the end of this month.
Ramirent's Karlskrona depot in Sweden is trialing a new arrangement for selling power tool consumables. The company is working with a single supplier – Robert Bosch – to consolidate virtually all its power tool drill bits, saw blades and other tool consumables.
Italian manufacturer Mase has enlarged its welder/generator range with its 5 kVA MW 180 DS model. Launched in May, a 3000 rpm Yanmar L100 AE engine drives the sound-proofed model, rated at 72 dB(A) at 7 m.