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RACINE, WI - (October 16, 2009) - Case Construction Equipment is co-sponsoring the 2009 Lawn & Landscape Industry Leadership Awards. Ten landscaping industry professionals will receive the prestigious award at this year's banquet on Oct. 30 at the GIE+EXPO trade show in Louisville, Ky. The winners also will be recognized in the Leadership Awards supplement distributed nationally with the November 2009 issue of Lawn & Landscape.

"Case is proud to be a sponsor of the Industry Leadership Awards, which recognize professionals who have set themselves apart as leaders in the landscape industry," said Ion Warner, senior director of marketing. "Many landscape customers start their businesses with compact construction equipment, such as a Case skid steer loader or compact track loader, and then they expand into Case compact excavators, wheel loaders and loader/backhoes. Our sponsorship of this industry award is very fitting."

Lawn & Landscape magazine serves landscape business owners across North America. Readers include businesses offering a mix of landscape installation, lawn maintenance, irrigation, tree care, snow removal and other related services.

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Case Construction Equipment sells and supports a full line of construction equipment around the world, including the No. 1 loader/backhoes, articulated trucks, excavators, telescopic handlers, motor graders, wheel loaders, vibratory compaction rollers, crawler dozers, skid steers, compact track loaders and rough-terrain forklifts. Through Case dealers, customers have access to a true professional partner?with world-class equipment and aftermarket support, industry-leading warranties and flexible financing. More information is available at Case is a division of CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CNH), which is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A. (FIA.MI). More information about CNH can be found online at