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Nick Green, Operations Director of HIGHWOOD in Dorchester, England, was very pleased to hand over the keys to five Massey Ferguson 7600 series to prominent Dorset contractor Philip Trim of Philip Trim Contractors, Bere Regis.
These tractors are in addition to his current fleet of MF tractors and have replaced an MF 6490 and an MF 8650 to bring him up to date with the latest Massey Ferguson product. This fleet purchase includes two MF 7626s, two 7620s and an MF 7618. Philip has tried other makes, but has a proven faith in MF benefiting from their class leading fuel economy, output, power management, comfort and reliability.
Mr Trim’s extensive fleet of MF tractors is a common sight throughout Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire. Philip celebrated his 25yr anniversary in 2012 and has grown his business from a David Brown 1212 to the size and range of field and road operations that he has now. With shrewd investment in reliable and up to date equipment together with a close working relationship with a loyal customer base, has ensured he has progressed to the efficient and professional company that he has.
Philip Trim said “I have to be comfortable that the product I am buying and the dealer I buy it from is 100%. I cannot afford downtime within my operations and the reliability I receive from the tractors is crucial. Highwood’s Aftersales team do not let me down and was a main consideration in making my decision.” He continues, “The tractors are extremely reliable despite being worked very hard and the massive saving on fuel is important when running a large fleet.”
Highwood has long supported Philip with his MF fleet to keep each tractor at its maximum potential and has shown his faith in the backup of these machines by ordering such a number.
All his tractors benefit from the protection of Massey Ferguson’s excellent MANAGER Extended Warranty program and although little used, is essential to ensure minimum downtime and to give fixed costs with no unexpected bills.
Nick Green, Highwood Operations Director said “We are delighted to continue to supply Philip Trim with Massey Ferguson tractors; a relationship which started in 2006. The excellent range of MF tractor’s we have available coupled with the Highwood’s team dedication to offering a first class service has made it easy for Philip to pledge his business.”
Massey Ferguson is introducing the new MF 7700 Series at the SIMA Show in Paris, France. These new models build on the highly successful and award winning MF 7600 Series, providing an outstanding choice of straightforward and dependable tractors.
A total of nine tractors offer maximum powers of 140hp to 255hp, providing a choice of three transmissions and three levels of specification. Engine Power Management (EPM), which provides up to 25hp extra power, is standard on all models taking maximum power to 280hp on the flagship MF 7726 model.
“The MF 7700 Series continues Massey Ferguson’s drive to develop dependable, straightforward, low maintenance tractors that provide efficiencies across all farming operations,” says Campbell Scott, Director Sales Engineering and MF Brand Development.
“These new tractors benefit from the excellent pedigree established by the MF 7600 Series, which won Machine of the Year, Tractor of the Year Golden Design Award as well as Gold Medals and numerous accolades across Europe. It has also established a proven track record and gained strong respect from customers,” he adds.
Massey Ferguson has further refined this award winning design and added new features that boost comfort and control, leading to even greater performance and productivity to further reduce overall ownership costs.
MF 7700 Series features:
- Latest technology six cylinder, 6.6 litre and 7.4 litre AGCO POWER engine, with Engine Power Management (EPM) generating 25hp extra power on all models
- Unrivalled choice of Dyna-4, Dyna-6 semi-powershift or Dyna-VT continuously variable transmission, (depending on model)
- Electronic PTO speed selection on all Efficient and Exclusive models
- High capacity – Permissible Gross Vehicle Weight increased by 12% allowing MF 7700 Series to carry larger loads and pull heavier trailers
- New Massey Ferguson designed and built, maintenance-free front axle suspension offers high comfort
- Higher hydraulic capacity and up to eight spool valves for excellent implement control
- AGCOMMAND and latest Auto-Guide 3000 ready
- Available in Essential, Efficient and Exclusive specifications to match all owners’ specific tasks and budgets
Since its launch the MF 7600 Series has been showered with accolades starting with the Golden Tractor for Design in the 2012 Tractor of the Year competition at the Agritechnica show in 2011, where it was also named as Machine of Year.
A gold medal at the Polagra-Premiery show in Poznan, Poland continues the MF 7600 Series’ success story, while it received another gold medal at the Ka pasesi 2012 – one of the largest exhibitions for the Baltic states, held at the Aleksandras Stulginskis University in Lithuania. The tractor has also recently received a Silver Medal for Technical Innovation at the FIMA show in Spain and the Grand Innovation prize at the AgroMash show in Hungary.
“Everybody at Massey Ferguson is immensely proud of these achievements,” says Campbell Scott, Brand Development Manager. “We are honoured to receive these medals and accolades and the ‘Golden Tractor’ is our way of showing not only our appreciation to the judges, but also highlighting the MF 7600 Series as a truly award-winning machine.”
“While it is fantastic to receive these awards, at Massey Ferguson we already know that the MF 7600 Series is outstanding in its class. We currently offer our best ever range of equipment, which has great design and innovation at its heart.”
MF fans and customers can share in the Golden celebrations with a special limited edition scale model of the Golden MF 7624 tractor which will be available later this year. With just 2012 being produced, this is likely to become a much sought-after collectors’ item.
The Massey Ferguson 7600 Dyna-VT has won the title prestigious Machine of the Year Award at the Agritechnica Show. The tractor, which made its debut at the event, took top honours in the medium to high-horsepower (180hp to 260hp) category in the awards, organised by the DLV publishing company.
In this video, Campbell Scott, Director Sales Engineering and Brand Development, Florian Tschirschnitz and Christian Forster, tell us all about what makes the MF 7600 range a multiple award winner.