Swedish welcome for Komatsu Irish Group

25 Jun , 2019  

SA team from Komatsu Forest distributor, McHale Plant Sales – accompanied by a number of Irish forestry customers – attended a recent Komatsu Days event held in the wooded surroundings of the company’s global headquarters and manufacturing base in Umeå, Northern Sweden. Highlight of their programme was the unveiling of the upgraded Komatsu Forest 2020 […]


Latest Komatsu ‘silage ready’ wheel loader arrives

1 Feb , 2018  

The latest-generation Komatsu WA320-8 wheel loader – a machine that, in recent years, has proven itself popular amongst contractors for whom large volume silage work is a major activity – has arrived in Ireland. Distributed by McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, the new machine is said to be attracting strong interest, with ‘a number […]


Komatsu Dash 8 loaders arrive

13 Sep , 2017  

Komatsu has completed the roll out of its EU Stage IV compliant ‘Dash 8’ range of wheel loaders with the arrival on the market here of their new, smaller 12-tonnes WA200-8 model. Said by its distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, to have a particular appeal for agricultural contractors, grain wholesalers and suchlike, […]


Zetor, Komatsu & Merlo to share Punchestown stage

9 Jan , 2017  

Zetor, Merlo and Komatsu are to share the stage on the McHale Plant Sales stand at the forthcoming FTMTA Farm Machinery Show in Punchestown. According to John O’Brien, sales director with the Birdhill and Rathcoole based distributor, pride of place will go to the 160hp, six-cylinder Crystal model – currently flagship of the Zetor range. […]

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Punchestown debut for new Komatsu wheel loader

26 Jan , 2015  

Amongst the machines making their debut at the FTMTA farm machinery show in Punchestown is the new Komatsu WA320-7 wheel loader. Being exhibited alongside Zetor and Merlo on the McHale Plant Sales stand, the WA320-7 is an upgrade of the WA320-6 model that was beginning to prove popular amongst a number of leading contractors as […]