As part of Ashland's commitment to its customers, we have joined the social media world of Facebook and YouTube. We take advantage of these media outlets to provide you with timely updates about our company and allow you an insider's look at our day-to-day happenings. You're welcome to become a "fan" of our Facebook page or watch videos about our products on YouTube.
Ashland Industries will have scrapers on display at trade shows across the country in 2013. If you're nearby, be sure to visit!
Iowa Power Farming: Des Moines, IA, Jan 29-31
National Farm Machinery Show: Louisville, KY, Feb 13-16
Western Farm Show: Kansas City, MO, Feb 22-24
Mid-South Farm & GIN Show: Memphis, TN, March 1-2
WPS Farm Show: Oshkosh, WI, March 26-28
Canada's Farm Progress Show: Regina, SK, June 19-23
WI Farm Tech Days: Barron County, WI, July 9-11
Big Iron Farm Show: Fargo, ND, Sept 10-12
Husker Harvest Days: Wood River, NE, Sept 10-12
Ohio Farm Science Show: Columbia, OH, Sept 17-19
In 2012, Ashland Industries began publishing its first-ever quarterly newsletter, featuring new products, projects, news from our plant, and upcoming events.
Click below to read, and if you'd like to be added to our "paper" mailing list, please send us a message with your information.
The attached article, written by Greg Stephen, discusses his affection for restored farm equipment and attachments. He mentions numerous dozer blades that Ashland manufactured years ago, and how neat it would be to see such blades refurbished. Check out the pictures Stephen includes for a look at our company's past products!
"Most of the machinery on the lot of an off-highway equipment dealership is designed for the unique requirements of a particular industry, such as agriculture or construction. However, while corn planters won’t be found in a road builder’s fleet, some of the equipment used to move dirt next to the interstate is right at home in a corn field." -- Farm Equipment Magazine, April 2011. Read this full article.
Did you know Ashland Earthmovers are used around the world? A few countries currently operating our scrapers include: Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, and France. Recently, our sales representative in France was featured in a multi-page magazine article for Ashland scrapers. Unless you can read French, the article won't make much sense; but to translate a portion: "The ability to easily integrate GPS systems on Ashland scrapers brings new prospects for applictions in agriculture or building sites of earthwork..." So true!
Pairing a pull-behind scraper and scraper hauler – specifically designed for the task – is teamwork at its best. Pull-behind scrapers work well in light stripping applications with no severe grades or where the material weighs less than 3,000 pounds per bank cubic foot and has no rocks or debris. According to Scott Knoblauch, senior consultant with Caterpillar, if you are working in soft or very poor underfoot conditions, pull-behind scrapers have much higher flotation than self-propelled scrapers. Read this entire article: Machine Matters: Dynamic Duo.
At Ashland Industries, we utilize PEOPLE to gain recognition from our customers as a world-leading supplier of products and services. We value:
-- Randy Rust, Company President
In Watford City, ND, oil business is booming. For a rural area to accomodate such a dramatic jump in industry, infrastructure has needed to develop practically overnight. Ashland earthmovers are helping clear the way for this infrastructure, thanks to our machines' well-known durability and strength. Click here to view a short clip of tractor trailers driving into Watford during Ashland's recent visit to the town. Talk about a busy place!