Kobelco Construction Machinery America today introduced the SK170 full-size, high-performance excavator to the Kobelco Mark 9 excavator series. These new Tier 4 models include the SK210, SK260, SK295, SK350 and SK485 Mark 9 excavators.

The versatile SK170 Mark 9 delivers up to a 10-percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and productivity, and provides more power and faster engine response. “The Mark 9 excavators are the most fuel efficient machines Kobelco has ever built,” said Reece Norwood, Kobelco platform manager. Featuring an upgrade to Kobelco’s legendary intelligent hydraulics, the SK170 Mark 9 is equipped with the industry’s first selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emission solution for excavators. www.kobelcoamerica.com