For Abigail Parsons becoming a high school welding apprentice at John Deere Davenport Works was a life-changing experience. It not only inspired her to finish high school but led to a career that provided her the stability she’d always wanted.
With an industry-wide acceleration toward electrification, John Deere has set impactful sustainability goals for 2026 across its different manufacturing segments that are focused on developing battery power solutions to serve as sole or hybrid propulsion systems for off-highway equipment and vehicles.
Newman Backhoe Service has found success by putting people first. The company has been involved in some of the largest projects in Southern California, including expansions for Disneyland® and SoFi Stadium. Newman Backhoe, a 100-percent woman-owned business, run the company with a focus on both the client and the operator.