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CASE Construction Equipment recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of its wheel loaders with a dedicated display at Intermat 2018. CASE’s wheel loader production started with the W9, the first CASE integrated four-wheel drive wheel loader introduced in 1958.

The W10 and W12 four-wheel drive models and the front-drive W5 loader soon followed. The W series grew through the 1960s and 1970s, including the 15-t W26, introduced in 1968. It was CASE’s first articulated loader and the largest wheel loader offered at the time. The W series loaders all featured cabs mounted on the front half of the machine.

CASE Eagle Tattoo 60 Years

With the introduction of Model 621 in 1987, the entire CASE loader line graduated into the 21 Series, a more rugged design that featured modern rear-mounted cabs. The 21 Series models were developed under a new streamlined, cross-functional, concurrent process that became the guide for the rest of the company as it moved into the 21st century.

Major innovations in productivity, serviceability and operator comfort continued, and the product line represented the first heavy earthmoving equipment to deploy a Tier 4 Interim solution without a particulate filter, using selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology, with the F Series. Several new models were added to the 21 Series, including a new line of compact wheel loaders.

“The W9 marked the beginning of a long history of innovation pioneered through many generations of wheel loaders, culminating in today’s G-Series wheel loader range, introduced a revolutionary windscreen design and raised the bar on operator comfort. These machines have come a long way since the original models, and reflect the practical innovation CASE builds into its equipment to maximize performance and dependability,” says Jose Cuadrado, vice-president, CNH Industrial Construction Equipment for Europe Africa and Middle East.  

The latest wheel loader offering from CASE – the G Series – span 141 to 347 hp, with bucket payload ranging from 3,9 to 10,2 t and bucket volume from 1,9 to 5,5 m³. In the short time since their introduction, the G-Series have won several awards, including the prestigious Good Design Award in the Industrial Category from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, and top new product recognitions from industry publications.

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