Toro Introduces New TX Platform for Tracked Dingo® Compact Utility Loaders


BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (Sept. 25, 2006) The Toro Company has introduced the TX Platform, a new ride-on attachment for tracked Toro® Dingo® compact utility loaders. Quickly and easily bolted on to Toro Dingo TX 420, TX 425 Wide Track, and TX 525 Wide Track diesel models, the platform helps decrease operator fatigue and increase comfort, especially in applications requiring extensive hauling or covering substantial distances.


The TX Platform helps achieve a safe, smooth ride three ways. First, it pivots up and down to float with uneven terrain, providing a stable and level platform for the operator. Second, a rubber pad at its hinge point reduces transmission of machine vibration to the user. Lastly, the platform is accompanied by a loader control reference bar (handlebar) that can be mounted to the dash for added operator safety.


The TX Platform is a great yet simple way for operators to minimize walking when hauling materials or just maneuvering their compact utility loader, says Greg Lawrence, marketing product manager for the Toro Dingo product line. That translates into added comfort and improved productivity on any job.


Constructed of heavy-duty steel, the platform measures 29 inches wide, operates 5 inches above the ground and weighs 94 pounds. When not in use, it easily folds up and stores against the machine in a locked position.


The Toro TX Platform is one of more than 35 attachments that make the Toro Dingo system versatile enough to meet the needs of virtually any contractor looking to complete work more productively and profitably by maximizing manpower, minimizing hand labor, and finishing jobs faster. Other attachments include an auger, trencher, trench filler, vibratory plow, hydraulic breaker, backhoe, leveler, tiller, cultivator, hydraulic blade, power box rake, adjustable forks. tree forks, two-stage snow thrower, rotary broom, several sizes of buckets, and more.


For more information on the full line of Toro Dingo gas- and diesel-powered compact utility loaders and attachments, contact The Toro Company by calling 1-800-Dig-Toro (1-800-344-8676), e-mail [email protected], or visit the company website at


About The Toro Company

The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of outdoor beautification products, support services and integrated solutions. With sales of $1.8 billion in 2005, Toro is committed to providing environmentally responsible products of customer-valued quality and innovation. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands that serve a customer base that includes golf course superintendents, groundskeepers, sports field managers, landscape and irrigation contractors, fruit and vegetable growers, and homeowners. The Toro Company is headquartered at 8111 Lyndale Avenue in Bloomington, Minn. Visit the company website at

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