29 September 2000

Bobcat name change

SKID-STEER loader manufacturer Bobcat has confirmed that it has changed its trading name.

Melroe Company is now defunct and has been replaced with Bobcat Company or Bobcat, while Bobcat Europe replaces Melroe Europe as the name for the Brussels-based organisation.

Two new logos have been produced to accompany these name changes. One incorporates the companys cats head symbol and the other – IR Bobcat – identifies Bobcat as a brand of parent company Ingersoll-Rand. &#42