As his landscaping business grew, Andy Mulder knew it was time to upgrade his machine to something bigger and more productive. Mulder, owner and operator of Mulder Maintenance and Services of Hebron, Ind., turned to his partner of four years, McCann Industries of Merrillville, Ind. Jim McCann (L), president of McCann Industries, and Andy Mulder, owner of Mulder Maintenance and Services. McCann had sold him his first piece of equipment — a Takeuchi TL10V2 track loader. Next, he bought a TB230 mini-excavator, and the following year, McCann helped him upgrade to a Takeuchi TB240 mini-excavator. “We have purchased other machines from McCann Industries,” said Mulder. “I went to them and told them I was really interested in the Engcon Tiltrotator. They went through the process of becoming an Engcon dealer and then getting it set up on my machine.” Engcon’s EC204 Tiltrotator — sometimes described as “the ‘wrist’ between the arm of the machine and the tool at the end” — was designed for 2- to 4-ton excavators. The device has a 45-degree tilt angle and can rotate 360 degrees. It can be fitted with an integrated grab and many other hydraulic...