Arden Equipment has developed a wide range of attachments for public works and now opens its product offering to many sectors including demolition, recycling, recovery, earthworks, rehandling, forestry and rail.

Interview with Daniel DUPUY, President & CEO of Arden Equipment.

Easy Engineering: A brief description of the company and its activities. 

Daniel DUPUY: Arden Equipment is a French manufacturer of equipment for public works machinery since 1956 which serves market needs in the public works, demolition, recycling and handling sectors. The company’s main priorities are quality, innovation and safety and the global approach is ultimate customer’s satisfaction. Safety is paramount and Arden Equipment is committed to manufacturing tools that reduce the risk of accidents on construction sites. 

Many accessories can now be changed quickly and safely from the cab. To reduce the environmental impact of demolition sites, Arden Equipment designs attachments that are environmentally friendly. 

The Arden Jet is the first water spraying system factory designed and integrated in a demolition tool to reduce dust emissions. 

Arden Equipment focuses particularly on the importance of providing service to its customers worldwide.

Its sales and service teams, spread over its 6 subsidiaries on several continents, ensure daily support in the field by providing advice, responsiveness and proximity. 

E.E: What are the main areas of activity of the company? 

D.D: The main areas of activity of the company are earthmoving, recycling, demolition and handling. 

E.E: What’s the news about new products? 

D.D: Arden Equipment offers its customers a complete range of attachments & accessories that perfectly meet their needs. Engineering, technical expertise and know-how are fundamental criteria in the design of durable high-performance tools. 

To improve operating performance and optimize handling time, Arden Equipment continues to innovate with products adapted to the market that regulations comply with safety and protect the environment. 

QA H (Hydraulic quick hitch) 

The latest 3 Series hydraulic quick-releases provide extra security when locking and unlocking the tool.  

QA M (Mechanical quick hitch)

More reliability and safety for this new series of mechanical quick couplers: 

  • The Quick Arden (QA) quick coupler system makes it possible to quickly change different attachments on a hydraulic excavator or backhoe loader. 
  • The 13 – 23 mechanical quick couplers, with key release and automatic locking from the cab, are fitted to all excavators from 2.6 to 11 tonnes and meet current safety standards. 

This new version offers greater reliability thanks to internal safety components and improved visibility of locking/unlocking from the indicator. 

The attachment can also be safely unhooked once on the ground. 

Tilting Ditching Bucket 

Increased adaptability and productivity thanks to this range of tilting digging buckets for mini excavators from 0.8 to 12 tonnes. 

With a 45° slope on each side, these tiltable digging buckets are ideal for digging and levelling any surface. 

Deflectors on either side protect the cylinder rod from any projections. 

Two new tilting buckets have been added to the C05I range for excavators from 0.8 to 3.5 tonnes. 

New 3 Series teeth 

A generation of more wear-resistant tines. 

This new generation of Series 3 teeth has 30% more material than Series 1 teeth, guaranteeing longer service life. 

The teeth can be fitted to R05, R10 and R20 backhoe buckets for all excavators from 0.8 to 10 tonnes, and remain compatible with Series 1 adapters. 

E.E: What are the ranges of products? 

D.D: Our product ranges includes: quick couplers, buckets, scrap shears, demolition shears, concrete crushers, breakers, sorting grabs, grapples. 

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active? 

D.D: The market in which we are currently active is a sector that is still developing in terms of innovation, the environment and safety. 

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? 

D.D: These days, tools need to be high-performance and safe. 

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed? 

D.D: The most innovative products marketed is the AIO: All-In-One. 

The latest-generation All – In – One quick coupler, offers versatility, enabling equipment to be changed in a matter of seconds, without any need to tamper with the hoses, and in complete safety. 

Safety and time-saving are the watchwords for these new attachments. 

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2023? 

D.D: Our plans for 2023 are to develop new products that continue to meet the needs of our users.