Volvo BL60 Backhoe loader - features & benefits

2007 – Technologies Direct

Assets of Canadian timber handling machinery manufacturer, Technologies Direct, have been acquired by Volvo Construction Equipment in a move that will extend its forestry application product range.

The assets include some current machinery and all intellectual property rights owned by Technologies Direct. The transaction

covers the rights to dedicated tracked machines for the forestry industry - primarily, feller-bunchers and processors/harvesters.

With focus on providing ranges of machines suited to specific customer applications, this purchase will strengthen the company's capability in the forestry segment.