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Thanks to Bob, your choice of saw is clear-cut

A world-first concrete saw developed in Australia using a DEUTZ engine is set to hit local and overseas markets. Bob Irvine’s Queensland-based Cleancut Construction Products invented the world’s first 4-wheel drive concrete saw, which is also the first to vacuum all its own waste as it cuts and complies with workplace health and safety lifting…
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New range of engines showcased at World of Concrete 2018

New in-line engines and Xchange engines were exhibited at the recent World of Concrete conference in Las Vegas which will be available worldwide from 2019. Among the engines on show were the TCD 2.9, TCD 3.6 and TCD 4.1 models and the compact TD 3.6 Power Pack for mobile machinery for customers who prefer a…
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Craig talks footy, food and the future

Craig Chamberlin is not your average Managing Director. Our esteemed DEUTZ Australia leader loves nothing more than meandering through the far corners of the office and warehouse talking to the troops. Since he took over four years ago, Craig has overseen a huge transformation in the company, with many new faces and a more dynamic…
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DEUTZ motors along in Italy

DEUTZ AG has strengthened its Italian sales and service network by purchasing long-standing dealer IML Motori in Lomagna, near Milan. It will use the landmark acquisition to drive growth and be closer to Mediterranean customers. IML Motori, which generated around €45 million in revenue last financial year, will trade in Italy as DEUTZ Italy. Subsidiary IML…
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Hungry to see Australia

A love of travel brought German-born Thorben Jaeschke to DEUTZ Australia after he took a gap year and ended up in Melbourne. Among other things, Thorben’s passion for our coffee and cake has kept him here as a Planning & Operations Coordinator in Head Office administration. A typical day for Thorben “definitely starts with a…
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Keeping DEUTZ in the family

Ted Kuhlwind worked for DEUTZ in Germany before moving to Melbourne and marrying his Australian wife Lorna. It was only natural, then, that Ted would sell DEUTZ products in his diesel engine business. Ted established LK Diesel Service Pty Ltd with business partner Lloyd Lang 50 years ago in 1967, after arriving in Australia to…
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DEUTZ acquires leading German electric drive specialist Torqeedo

Electric and hybrid drive systems in DEUTZ AG’s core segments moved a step closer with the purchase of leading German electric drive specialist Torqeedo GmbH. The move is part of a new E-DEUTZ strategy to lead the off-highway drive system market. Founded in 2005 in Starnberg, near Munich, Torqeedo is the global market leader and…
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DEUTZ leads the world in EU emissions recognition

DEUTZ is the world’s first engine manufacturer to earn EU Stage V emission directive certification for mobile machinery. The achievement underlines both the company’s engineering skills and sustainability efforts. On 6 September 2017, the German Federal Motor Transport Authority certified the DEUTZ TTCD 6.1 engine for Stage V, which will further tighten emissions standards from…
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Belinda still a winner after 32 years

When Belinda Sum joined DEUTZ in 1985, she’d been in Australia for three months. The company’s support of cultural diversity helped her to settle in so well that she never left. “That certainly contributed to a healthy, safe and happy working environment … and that is one of the main reasons why I am still…
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A blueprint for great service

James Smith wants to change the perception that quality European products are expensive and lack service support. As Company Director at Blueprint Diesel, a DEUTZ key dealership in East Tamaki, Auckland, he feels Blueprint Diesel is well on its way to changing this perception. James has worked with DEUTZ engines since starting a Mechanical Engineering…
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