A new wave of earthmoving technologies and practices
By Riley SimpsonMay 19, 2021
Two industry players are collaborating on a multi-platform, cross-promotional campaign to promote responsible and efficient earthmoving and material transportation practices across the U.S. to bring awareness to common pitfalls and inefficiencies faces by the industry.
Soil Connect, a digital marketplace focused on the soil and aggregates industry, and K-Tec Earthmovers, which manufactures pull-pan ejector earthmoving scrapers and accessories, are partnering on the awareness project, and they are also discussing an industry-first integration of Soil Connect’s eTickets system into K-Tec’s new scraper telematics portal dashboard in the future.
“Soil Connect continues to develop revolutionary technology that is disrupting the dirt world and challenging old, inefficient methods of daily tasks,” says Mike Palitsky, president and CEO of K-Tec. “Likewise, K-Tec’s scrapers have proven to be more efficient than traditional forms of earthmoving. We believe that working together progresses our mutual goal to advance earthmoving technology in the U.S., which will benefit both of our organization — as well as the entire industry — now and for the foreseeable future.”
“K-Tec is a heavy equipment manufacturer that is constantly on the cutting edge of technology,” says Cliff Fetner, founder and CEO of Soil Connect. “I see many parallels between our businesses, as we are often working with the same contractors that move lots of dirt, have excess dirt or need more dirt on their jobsites. Our marketplace is able to connect these hardworking professionals to make their lives easier.”
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