Lake Forest, Illinois (ots/PRNewswire) -
Case IH, a world leader in the agricultural equipment business,
said Turkmenistan has agreed to buy 220 plowing tractors and 100
cotton pickers from Case IH. The total order is valued at US$55
Michael Edmondson, Regional President of CNH's (NYSE: CNH)
Agricultural Equipment Business - International, said in a statement:
"This is the family of tractors that has been hugely successful in
Turkmenistan, and we are very honored for the purchases to continue.
We value our relationship in Turkmenistan and support the development
of agriculture here."
Edmondson said he expects the tractors to be shipped before the
end of 2006, while the cotton pickers would be delivered "well in
time for the cotton picking season next year."
The Case IH MX255 is part of the flagship Case IH high-horsepower
Magnum line. Rated at 215 PTO hp, it will grow to 242 horsepower
under load. Case IH tractors are designed to increase on-farm
productivity and make operators more efficient. Case IH Cotton
Express cotton pickers harvest from both sides of the plant and
provide the best picking efficiency on the market. The pickers have
the largest basket capacities in their class, maximizing on-the-row
picking time and yielding up to 3 percent more picking efficiency
compared to in-line drum designs.
Case IH is a global leader in agricultural equipment. With
headquarters in the United States, Case IH has a network of dealers
and distributors that operates in over 160 countries. Case IH
provides agricultural equipment systems, flexible financial service
offerings and parts and service support for professional farming
operations through a dedicated network of professional dealers and
distributors. Productivity enhancing products include tractors;
combines and harvesters; hay and forage equipment; tillage tools;
planting and seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; and site
specific farming tools.
For more information on Case IH visit us on the World Wide Web at
Web site: http://www.caseih.com
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Thomas Witom for CNH Global N.V., +1-847-955-3939