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S650 skid-steer loader

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.

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
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.

November 2013
Bobcat launches Tier 4 500 frame-size loaders with non-DPF emissions solution
Bobcat Company has released its first Tier 4 loaders — including a non-diesel particulate filter (DPF) engine solution.

November 2013
Bobcat Company organizes employee support for YWCA shelter
Bobcat Company is donating blankets made by a group of West Fargo employees to the YWCA Cass Clay Emergency Shelter in Fargo.

November 2013
Bobcat Company partners with West Fargo STEM program
Bobcat Company, as part of its partnership with the West Fargo STEM program, hosted a group of 12- and 13-year-old students at its primary product facility in Gwinner, N.D.

September 2013
Bobcat Company signs new $600,000 R&D partnership agreement with NDSU
Bobcat Company has pledged its continued support of research and development activities conducted in tandem with nearby North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo.

August 2013
Doosan and Bobcat announce 2013 – 2014 scholarship recipients
Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (DICE) has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 20 children of full-time DICE employees in North America.

July 2013
Bobcat E85 compact excavator offers more productivity and operator conveniences
Bobcat Company has expanded its M-Series excavator lineup with the launch of the E85 Minimal Tail Swing machine, the largest machine in the company’s compact excavator family.

July 2013
Bobcat E63 compact excavator offers more power, performance and operator conveniences
The launch of the new E63 Compact Tail Swing excavator strengthens the M-Series lineup with improvements in joystick controls, lift capacity, arm and bucket forces, and drive performance.

July 2013
Bobcat receives AED membership award
Associated Equipment Distributors recently recognized the long-standing membership of Bobcat Company.

June 2013
Bobcat Company continues partnership with Teachers in Industry Internship Program
Bobcat Company is continuing its support of the Teachers in Industry program, offering teachers the opportunity to work in a corporate environment.

June 2013
Bobcat renovates Bismarck production facility following operations expansion
Bobcat Company has completed a $6.5 million renovation at its Bismarck, N.D., production facility.

May 2013
Bobcat Company breaks ground on $20 million expansion to create innovation, testing and technology facility
Bobcat Company has officially broken ground on its $20 million renovation and expansion to create the Acceleration Center in Bismarck, N.D.

March 2013
Bobcat Company launches new 3600 and 3650 utility vehicles with industry-leading features and capabilities
Bobcat Company, a leader in compact equipment, is breaking new ground in the utility vehicle market with superior performance and productivity with the new 3600 and 3650 hydrostatic drive utility vehicles.

January 2013
Bobcat rebar bender adds versatility to attachment lineup
Bobcat Company, a leader in compact equipment attachments, has added more versatility to their attachment lineup with the rebar bender attachment.

January 2013
Bobcat Asphalt Preservation Tools expand loaders into eco-friendly asphalt repair
The new Bobcat® Asphalt Preservation Tools (APT) system provides asphalt paving contractors and government customers with an innovative system that is powered by Bobcat loaders for cost-effective repairs that minimize traffic disruption.

October 2012
Bobcat 500 frame-size video news release
Bobcat Company has introduced the 500 frame-size skid-steer and compact track loaders.

October 2012
Bobcat launches new loaders with industry-leading features in most popular size class
Bobcat Company has introduced the 500 frame-size skid-steer and compact track loaders.

October 2012
Bobcat announces non-DPF Tier 4 engine offering
Bobcat Company has announced a plan for Tier 4 solutions that include a Doosan-built engine added to some of its equipment lineup for 2014.

October 2012
Bobcat launches integrated automatic grade controls with sonic tracer/slope sensor kit
The new Bobcat sonic tracer/slope sensor kit is the compact industry’s first integrated automatic grade control solution, providing M-Series loader operators many of the same capabilities as large road grading equipment for rough and finish grading.

October 2012
Bobcat plate compactors expand M-Series excavator versatility
Two updated plate compactor attachments expand the versatility of Bobcat® M-Series compact excavators, making safer and more efficient work of restoring trenches.

October 2012
Extendable arms for Bobcat E42, E45 and E55 compact excavators add more versatility
Bobcat Company, a leader in compact equipment innovations, has added more versatility to three machines with a new extendable arm option for the M-Series

October 2012
Bobcat upgrades 700 and 800 M-Series loader performance, monitoring and emissions controls
Building on the productivity of the Bobcat® 700 and 800 frame-size loaders, significant upgrades have been made to the skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders and all-wheel steer loader.