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The JCB 260T compact track loader has been recognized by Equipment Today magazine in the 2017 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products awards, the construction industry’s only user-based awards program. With a 2,600 lb rated operating capacity and JCB’s 74 hp EcoMAX engine, the 260T compact track loader delivers the performance and vertical lift capability demanded by contractors for heavy-duty construction applications.

“The JCB 260T is one of a full range of compact track loaders and skids steers designed and built by JCB in the United States,” said Vincent Whelan, vice president of Product Sales for JCB North America. “It is very rewarding to receive this latest recognition from Equipment Today, and to know that the 260T has piqued such interest and demand from those whose opinions we value the most, the contractors and customers who use the machines.”

Based on JCB’s proven large-platform skid steer design, the JCB 260T compact track loader features JCB’s iconic single boom with side-door entry and high-flow auxiliary hydraulics for maximum attachment versatility. The 260T is available with an open canopy or an enclosed cab with heat and air conditioning. JCB’s myCHOICE controls allow joystick response adjustment, for improved productivity and operator comfort. More information about the JCB 260T is available at: https://www.jcb.com/en-us/products/compact-track-loaders.

Each year, the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products — hosted by Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com — showcases the new equipment and products of greatest interest to construction equipment owners and end users. Awards are based on reader inquiries and user engagement on ForConstructionPros.com over a 12-month period. For more information about the Equipment Today’s Contractors’ Top 50 New Products awards, visit http://www.forconstructionpros.com.

JCB is the world’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction and agricultural equipment. At 22 plants spanning four continents—and countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, China, India and Brazil—JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products including Loadall telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, compact excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Access aerial work platforms, rough terrain forklifts, and Fastrac tractors. For more information, visit: https://www.jcb.com.