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Bobcat new product press releases and photography are available for download and use in the media center. Feel free to read the press releases and download the files at your convenience. If you have any questions about these files, please contact Jeff White at Two Rivers Marketing, 515-557-2005.

May 2015

Doosan and Bobcat announce 2015 – 2016 scholarship recipients
Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (DICE) — a global alliance that includes Bobcat® compact equipment, and Doosan heavy and portable power equipment brands — has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 20 children of full-time DICE employees in North America.

May 2015

Bobcat Company introduces Model Year 15 3600 and 3650 utility vehicles
Bobcat Company has expanded its Model Year (MY) 15 utility vehicle lineup, introducing the new 3600 and 3650 hydrostatic-drive models.

March 2015

Doosan and Bobcat Company employees participate in the first of three ‘Doosan Days of Community Service’
Doosan and Bobcat Company employees recently took part in the first of three “Doosan Days of Community Service” — an initiative to benefit communities, nationally and globally, where Doosan and Bobcat Company do business.

February 2015

Doosan and Bobcat Company award $9,000 in scholarships to area students
Doosan and Bobcat Company have continued their support of STEM-related education and research by donating nine $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled at North Dakota and Minnesota colleges and technical schools.

January 2015

Bobcat introduces new compact excavator Depth Check system for improved accuracy
Bobcat® compact excavator owners can increase performance, profitability and productivity by adding the new Bobcat Depth Check system option — a grade control system.

January 2015

Doosan and Bobcat Company donate $3 million to NDSU for scholarship endowment
Doosan and Bobcat Company have announced their continued support of innovation in education by donating $3 million to North Dakota State University (NDSU) to fund a STEM-related scholarship program.

December 2014

New 2015 Bobcat utility vehicles offer exceptional performance for increased productivity
Workers wanting to get tasks done more quickly and efficiently won’t have to look any further than the new 2015 four-wheel drive Bobcat® 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles.

December 2014

Bobcat Company donates skid-steer loader to Red River Zoo in Fargo
Bobcat Company has announced its donation of an S185 skid-steer loader to the Red River Zoo in Fargo, North Dakota.

November 2014

Bobcat pioneers inducted into Association of Equipment Manufacturers Hall of Fame
Seven members of the Melroe family of North Dakota have been inducted into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame for 2014.

November 2014

Bobcat Company provides Doosan Discovery Grants to schools in North Dakota and Minnesota
Bobcat Company has awarded $500 grants to eight North Dakota and Minnesota elementary and middle-school classrooms for projects focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

November 2014

Bobcat Company names 2014 Create & Conserve contest winner, and completes project
Keith Fortin, of Whitehall, Montana, experienced the ultimate land transformation after he was named the 2014 Create & Conserve contest winner.

November 2014

New Bobcat T450 loader features Tier 4 non-DPF emissions solution, ideal for working in tight areas
The Bobcat® T450 reintroduces a compact track loader platform size that has not been available from Bobcat Company in recent years.

November 2014

New Bobcat S450 skid-steer loader features improved performance and a Tier 4 non-DPF emissions solution
Bobcat Company has expanded its M-Series skid-steer loader lineup with the launch of the new S450, a loader that provides operators with improved comfort and performance — and is less than 5 feet wide for working in tight jobsites.

October 2014

Zero Tail Swing Bobcat E20 compact excavator features retractable undercarriage and improved cab design
Bobcat Company has introduced its new Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) E20 compact excavator, which can handle the toughest jobs in confined spaces.

September 2014

Bobcat Company reveals winners of Million Loaders Celebration contest
A second-generation Bobcat® compact equipment owner received the surprise of his life by being honored with a Special Edition One-Millionth Bobcat T650 compact track loader during Bobcat Company’s “Unstoppable” campaign and Million Loaders Celebration contest.

August 2014

Bobcat and Doosan open Acceleration Center for advanced innovation in design, testing and training
Bobcat Company and Doosan recently opened the doors to their new Acceleration Center, ushering in a generation of advanced product innovation and accelerated learning to benefit customers, dealers and employees worldwide.

July 2014
Moving materials made easy with the new grapple for Bobcat 3650 utility vehicles
Moving brush, logs and building materials is much easier for Bobcat® 3650 utility vehicle owners with a new 42.5-inch grapple attachment.

July 2014
Formal ceremony marks production of
one million Bobcat loaders

Producing one million Bobcat® loaders is not only an unparalleled industry achievement that has impacted the livelihood of compact equipment users worldwide; it has also touched the lives of thousands more who have designed, built and backed generations of the most popular compact loaders for nearly 60 years.

July 2014
Patriot Award presented to Bobcat Company’s Gwinner strategic business unit manager
Bobcat Company is pleased to announce Ken Weber, strategic business unit manager, has been honored with the Patriot Award — an award presented to direct supervisors who support their employees involved in the U.S. Army National Guard or Reserve — for supporting National Guardsman Sergeant James Tindall.

June 2014
Bobcat expands clamp attachment family with Pro Clamp™ system for greater versatility
Bobcat® excavator operators will be able to grab larger, more irregular-shaped material and perform more efficient grading tasks with the new Bobcat Pro Clamp™ system.

June 2014
Bobcat adds cutting versatility to excavators with launch of flail mowers
Bobcat Company, the leader in compact equipment attachments has introduced two new flail mowers for Bobcat® excavators.

June 2014
Four teachers join Bobcat Company during Teachers in Industry internship program
Bobcat Company is hosting four teachers participating in the Teachers in Industry internship program sponsored by the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation and North Dakota State University.

June 2014
Bobcat employees roll up their sleeves for Doosan Day of Caring
The employees of Bobcat Company and Doosan took part in “Doosan Day of Caring” — a company-wide volunteer effort to celebrate Doosan’s Foundation Day and global volunteer week during the month of June.

April 2014
Bobcat M-Series Tier 4 E32i and E35i excavators feature increased fuel efficiency and instrumentation enhancements
Bobcat Company has released two new Tier 4 excavators — the E32i and E35i – which feature increased fuel efficiency and a new forward-mount instrumentation system.

April 2014
New Brushcat rotary cutters offer better cutting performance, shorter deck length
The new Brushcat™ rotary cutter attachments from Bobcat Company provide excellent cutting performance, durable components and several safety features.

March 2014
Bobcat launches Tier 4 600 frame-size loaders with non-DPF emissions solution
Bobcat Company has released its first Tier 4 600 frame-size loaders — the S630 and S650 skid-steer loaders and the T630 and T650 compact track loaders.

March 2014
Bobcat Company marks 1 million loaders with yearlong celebration
Bobcat Company will produce the millionth Bobcat® loader in 2014 and is celebrating all year long with the Bobcat “Unstoppable” campaign.

January 2014
Bobcat planetary augers expand lineup with increased torque and digging depth
Bobcat Company — the leading designer and manufacturer of attachments for compact equipment — introduces the Bobcat® 35PH and 50PH planetary drive augers.

January 2014
Bobcat M-Series excavators advance to Tier 4 with non-DPF emissions solution
Bobcat Company has released four new Tier 4 excavators — the E42, E45, E50 and E55 — which include a non-DPF (diesel particulate filter) engine solution.

January 2014
Bobcat M-Series excavator instrumentation improves functionality
A new forward-mount instrumentation system designed for enhanced functionality and improved ergonomics is available for six existing models of Bobcat® compact excavators.