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Kanoo Machinery launches the new range of Bobcat Backhoe Loaders at Open Day

Kanoo Machinery launches the new range of Bobcat Backhoe Loaders at Open Day

Kanoo Machinery, the authorised dealer for Bobcat in the Middle East, has launched its latest range of Bobcat Backhoe Loaders (BHL) for customers in the Region, at the Kanoo Open Day event held at its facility in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.

Major clients, as well as some potential customers, attended the 3-hour event that kick-started with a greeting lunch, followed by a showroom presentation of the new Bobcat Backhoe Loader B730 and lastly, the outdoor live demonstration which is the main highlight of the event.

Mr. Olivier Bonnet, Product Trainer for Bobcat, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment; together with Mr. Ernesto Anton, Bobcat District Manager-MENA; and Ms. Gul Nalcaci, Bobcat Backhoe Loaders Product Manager, explained the major benefits, functionality and features of the latest BHL model to the product spectators.

Backed by Bobcat's proven reliability and durability, the new Backhoe Loader B730 is powered by the Perkins 1104C-44T 4.4l engine with direct fuel injection and an output of 74.5 kW (100 HP) of power at 2,200rpm and maximum torque of 408 Nm at 1,350rpm, providing enough muscle for demanding applications while ensuring low fuel consumption.

Mr. Ahmad Swaid, Brand Manager – Bobcat Construction Equipment UAE, The Kanoo Group, said, "This new model is a versatile machine which can perform multiple tasks from digging, breaking, trenching, and material handling, among others – has the power, plus combined with a wide range of Bobcat attachments, can be readily configured to carry out various applications.

"For loader applications, the Backhoe Loaders offer superior performance with powerful breakout forces, strong full lift capacities and enhanced load over height and reach, to meet the most demanding material handling jobs in this region," he added.

In addition, Sukesh Nair, Senior Salesman-AUH, Kanoo Machinery, remarked, "The Kanoo Open Day is a great opportunity to discuss with our customers about their future requirements and expectations when it comes to procurement decisions. We have generated some sales lead as a culmination of the recent product show."

The event concluded with a two-day training and benchmarking for the Bobcat Backhoe Loaders which was a great opportunity for Kanoo Machinery in coordination with the Bobcat team, to test and examine the unique features and benefits of the machines as well as maintenance procedures, to cater to its customers across the Middle East, particularly the UAE market.