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CAROL STREAM, ILL, - (January 7, 2009) - To meet the growing customer need for specialized and more efficient equipment, New Holland Construction is further expanding the versatility and productivity of its family of Wheel Loaders with the introduction of the S.A. Series Hired Hand, a Wheel Loader for Special Applications in the agricultural business. The Hired Hand features a multipurpose grapple attachment that makes this the ideal machine-attachment combination for feedlots and dairy operations.

Whether it's moving bales, feeding the animals, handling compost, manure and woodchips, or the machine is needed for mixing operations or clearing a site, the New Holland S.A. Series Hired Hand Wheel Loader is a machine for a wide variety of applications. It's the reliable right hand to handle any job effortlessly and efficiently, even the toughest livestock tasks.

The sturdy and easy-to-maintain grapple attachment is available on all New Holland wheel loader models W110B through W190B and can be combined with any of the three product configurations - Z-Bar, Tool Carrier and Long Reach - but will maximize efficiencies in combination with the Long Reach model.

Long Reach configurations with grapple attachment do not only allow the operator to reach high for applications such as loading and unloading hoppers, feed trucks and mixer wagons but to do so with more ease and precision, reducing cycle times and increasing productivity. The wide space between the grapple and bucket makes powerful, high-capacity handling of loose material easy and combined with the wide opening of the grapple it allows for much more effective handling of ranch materials as it pulls, rather than squeezes silage, feed, ground hay, wood chips, etc. into the bucket.

Part of New Holland's new series of Special Application machines, this product is designed with the end-user in mind to maximize efficiencies on the ranch and save time and labor. Combined with the New Holland Wheel Loader's powerful Tier III engine with four work modes, excellent breakout force and comfortable cab that provides outstanding visibility, the versatile S.A. Hired Hand Wheel Loader is Built Around You by New Holland.

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New Holland Construction manufactures and markets a full line of skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, loader backhoes, tractor loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, telehandlers, crawler dozers and motor graders. Drawing from the strength and resources of its brand network, New Holland Construction delivers technological innovation and the highest in safety and environmental standards. New Holland Construction customers are supported by a network of 700 dealers and more than 1,800 outlets in 100 countries. For more information on New Holland Construction, visit New Holland Construction is a brand of CNH (NYSE:CNH), a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Group (FIA:MI).