X4S Named an Asphalt Contractor 2024 Top 30 Editor’s Choice Award Recipient – Link-Belt Excavators

X4S Named an Asphalt Contractor 2024 Top 30 Editor’s Choice Award Recipient

X4S Named an Asphalt Contractor 2024 Top 30 Editor’s Choice Award Recipient

Lexington, KY- Asphalt Contractor, the nationally recognized magazine serving asphalt contractors and producers, has named the X4S Series a Top 30 Editor’s Choice award winner. Asphalt Contractor’s Top 30 Editor’s Choice award represents the asphalt industry’s best products, gaining interest from end-users and asphalt professionals alike. The awarded products, exhibiting innovation and utility, were chosen based on submitted nominations and audience engagement during 12 months on ForConstructionPros.com, and narrowed down by the editorial team and advisory board.

The Link-Belt X4S Series of Excavators boasts improvements in engine power (up to 17%), fuel efficiency (up to 19%), and improved cycle times (up to 5%) alongside operator-focused features. The Wide-Angle Visual Enhancement System (WAVES) is now standard with a 270° bird’s- eye view, improving site awareness and safety.

The newly designed cab has customizable joystick switch layouts, 4 new work modes, and technologies such as Custom Flow Balance, allowing the operator to prioritize hydraulic functions based on application. With Trimble-Ready components, the new X4S captures improved productivity.

In addition to these advancements, the spacious cab offers unprecedented ergonomics and comfort.

“These products represent some of the newest and most innovative items recently in the market, but some are legacy tools of the trade that have stood the test of time,” said Brandon Noel, Editor, Asphalt Contractor. “What they all have in common is that they push the industry forward, and they serve to enhance the abilities of the men and women who do the hard work every day. Congrats to all of our 2024 Top 30 winners!”

About Asphalt Contractor Magazine

Asphalt Contractor magazine covers the latest cutting-edge information on the entire life cycle of asphalt pavements — from production to paving to preservation — in every issue. This industry-leading magazine is also known for reporting on the latest trends and critical issues facing the industry. It offers how-to articles designed to improve the reader’s bottom line and competitiveness. Additional information on award recipients can be found in the May issue of Asphalt Contractor and at ForConstructionPros.com.

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