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Sakai upgrades 3-wheel roller’s engine, design

Sakai upgrades 3-wheel roller’s engine, design

March 22, 2016 – Adairsville, Ga. – Upgrades by Sakai America Inc. to its static three-wheel R2H-4 roller do more than just meet the current EPA Tier 4 emissions standards. Sakai engineers used the opportunity to make a proven design even better. The Sakai R2H is a static roller for use on thin lifts and other jobs whose specifications restrict use of vibration. Its ability to reach tough density targets with a smooth mat finish comes from its big 64-inch-diameter drums that deliver 365 pounds per linear inch compaction force. The Sakai R2H redesign not only raises its emissions compliance to the EPA’s current standards but features improved airflow...

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Sakai launches SW654-series of Tier 4 Final tandem vibratory rollers

Sakai launches SW654-series of Tier 4 Final tandem vibratory rollers

March 22, 2016 – Adairsville, Ga. – Attendees of World of Asphalt 2016 in March were the first to see Sakai’s upgraded SW654-series vibratory tandem rollers. The upgraded rollers now feature a Kubota engine. Designed to meet the rigors of daily use in medium-sized to highway-class paving jobs, the Sakai SW654-series rollers are ideal for small to large tonnage jobs requiring oscillation. These include thin lifts, bridge decks, and compaction over existing utilities or near aging structures. General paving applications for the single eccentric shaft SW654 and SW654B and twin-eccentric shaft SW654ND oscillating rollers include widening of roadways to compaction of shoulders and ramps to parking lots and driveways....

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Sakai to roll out new Tier 4 Final compactors at World of Asphalt 2016

Sakai to roll out new Tier 4 Final compactors at World of Asphalt 2016

March 22, 2016 – Adairsville, Ga. – Asphalt paving of moderate-sized jobs right up to the curb is now easier than ever with Sakai America’s EPA Tier 4 Final update of its 300 and 502 series rollers. Sakai introduced its new tandem-drum SW354 and combination-type TW354 vibratory rollers at World of Asphalt 2016 March 22 through 24 in Nashville. The Sakai SW354 and TW354 offer greater operational flexibility, ease of use and commonality of parts. Unlike other emissions compliance solutions, none of the new units requires diesel particulate filters (DPF) or regen for their 24 hp Kubota-Clean Diesel Solution engines. Sakai’s new ECO compaction mode reduces fuel consumption by...

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Sakai Announces Dealers of the Year

Sakai Announces Dealers of the Year

Sakai America commends top national, regional dealers Sakai Heavy Industries, a global leader in compaction equipment, named RDO Equipment Co. as Sakai America’s Dealer of the Year. RDO Equipment, representing Sakai in central Texas, Arizona, and southern California, was chosen as recipient of the award based on metrics that include both volume and total sales. In addition to Dealer of the Year, the highest level of recognition, Sakai also awarded four regional top dealers in the Northeast, West, Midwest and Southeast. Corry Kosse, RDO; Shane Brownlow, RDO; Don Jones, Sakai America; Chris Cooper, RDO; Daryl Shelton, RDO; Jim Carrell, RDO; J.R. Gilliam, RDO. Not pictured - Dennis Howard, Vice...

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Sakai Partners with Rexco Equipment to Serve the Hawkeye State

Sakai Partners with Rexco Equipment to Serve the Hawkeye State

Adairsville, GA, October 24, 2014 – Sakai America is happy to announce its recent partnership with Rexco Equipment, Inc. The two organizations have teamed up, in order to answer the compaction needs of customers all across the state of Iowa.  The appointment of Rexco Equipment, Inc. as an authorized Sakai dealer for the state of Iowa is effective immediately. As a full line Sakai Dealer, Rexco Equipment, Inc. offers its customers the entire Sakai lineup including Soil Rollers, Asphalt Rollers, and Light Compaction Equipment. Rexco Equipment, Inc. celebrates its 50 Year Anniversary this year.  The original dealership was started by Rex Smith, Sr. and his wife Mildred in 1964. ...

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Sakai Partners with Heavy Machines, Inc. in North Georgia

Sakai Partners with Heavy Machines, Inc. in North Georgia

Adairsville, GA, August 1, 2014 – Sakai America is pleased to announce it is partnering with Heavy Machines, Inc. to service the needs of soil roller customers across northern Georgia.  The appointment of Heavy Machines, Inc. as an authorized Sakai dealer for this region is effective immediately. Sakai America and Heavy Machines, Inc. have enjoyed a strong partnership since 2011, serving soil roller and asphalt roller customers in select areas of eastern Tennessee and Louisiana. Heavy Machines, Inc. will serve customers from its newly opened branch location, in Covington, Georgia.  The Covington branch officially opened on June 1, and is led by veteran equipment professional, Dick Kelly. The Covington...

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Sakai SW850ND Offers Complete Control on a Large Scale

Sakai SW850ND Offers Complete Control on a Large Scale

Adairsville, GA, June 27, 2014 – Sakai America understands that it takes a special kind of asphalt roller to handle no-vibe paving jobs, where structural integrity is a concern.  Sakai answers this problem with its ND Series, featuring Oscillation & Vibration in both drums.  The ND Series includes the 57” SW652ND, the 67” SW770ND, and its most recent addition, the 79” SW850ND.   SW652ND; Operating weight: 16,865 lbs | 7,550 kg SW770ND; Operating weight: 23,810 lbs | 10,800 kg SW850ND; Operating Weight: 29,480 lbs | 13,370 kg . Denver Weinstiger, Vice President Sales and Support for Sakai America explains, “We’ve received a tremendous response from the field regarding our...

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Sakai SV540 Rollout Receives Positive Feedback

Sakai SV540 Rollout Receives Positive Feedback

Adairsville, GA, June 24, 2014 — Sakai America continues to receive outstanding feedback from the field, regarding the SV540, its most recent addition to the soil roller product line mix.  The model serves as an EPA tier upgrade of the SV510. Powered by the Cummins QSB 4.5 diesel engine the SV540 meets EPA Interim Tier IV standards. While the SV540 combines all of the mechanical advantages and heavy duty frame construction customers have come to expect over the years from Sakai, the model is also sure to provide a decrease in operating costs on the jobsite. Changes don’t stop with the Cummins QSB 4.5 diesel engine however, as the SV540 contains...

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AED Summit 2014

AED Summit 2014

2014 AED Summit Houston, Texas January 15 – 17, 2014 As you are likely well aware, the AED Summit & CONDEX is pitched as the premier annual convention designed specifically for equipment distributors and dealers, intended to provide multiple opportunities to learn about new products, meet with current and prospective business partners, and network with dealer peers and manufacturers alike. This year, Sakai will be hosting a hospitality suite at the Hilton Americas Houston, suite #7071. We are excited to discuss with you our future plans and provide more information on our recent product additions. We encourage you to make every effort to attend and to bring as many...

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CONEXPO 2014

CONEXPO 2014

CONEXPO/CONAGG is one of the largest international trade shows in the industry, with delegates from over 190 different countries. The experience of attending this show is just shy of overwhelming. From new technology and education to the networking opportunities available in before-, during-, and after-the-show events, everyone is sure to gain valuable expertise at the show. If you are attending, or are still on the fence – you should definitely come see SAKAI’s booth, #52172 in Central Hall 4. We will be showcasing the latest and greatest in the compaction industry, and you are sure to like what you see. We would love to see you at the show...

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