Mastering the 856H LiuGong Wheel Loader with Over 13,000 Hours of Flawless Operation

DALLAS, TX – In an era dominated by technology, the human element remains paramount. This was showcased at a recent demonstration of LiuGong's equipment, where Juan Leon, an operator at a local ready-mix company, not only highlighted the advancment of LiuGong loaders but also his exceptional skills, captivating attendees with his performance.

Juan Leon is no novice. With over 20 years of experience, Leon has been the sole operator of an 856H LiuGong Wheel Loader since its purchase in 2019. Under his meticulous care, the loader has amassed an astonishing 13,497 hours of operation without a single mechanical hiccup. This achievement speaks volumes about both the durability of LiuGong equipment and Leon’s unparalleled operating skills. Notably, the only major maintenance required was a fuel injector replacement in February 2024, a minor issue for T4F machines. Leon commented, "Consistent care and attention to detail make all the difference in maintaining the performance of such a robust machine."

Leon’s success is no accident. His commitment to thorough pre-checks, meticulous clean-up routines, and regular maintenance inspections ensures that the loader remains in pristine condition. This diligence not only keeps the machine running smoothly but also extends its life and enhances its performance. Such rigorous practices result in a reliable, well-maintained loader that is always ready for demanding tasks, benefiting both Leon and the ready-mix company.

Leon’s dedication yields profound benefits for his employer. The company enjoys excellent ROI, thanks to the reduced downtime and repair costs. Furthermore, Leon’s commitment to cleanliness and orderliness creates a safe and efficient work environment. His proactive maintenance strategies serve as a model of best practices in heavy machinery operation, setting a high standard for others to follow.

Beyond his technical prowess, Juan is highly respected by his peers and superiors. His colleagues frequently seek his advice, knowing that his extensive experience and careful approach can help solve complex problems and improve operational efficiency. Leon’s reputation for reliability and excellence has made him an invaluable asset to the company.

The story of Juan Leon and his 856H LiuGong Wheel Loader is a testament to the importance of investing in high-quality machinery and, more importantly, skilled operators. LiuGong's commitment to building and supporting robust machines is evident in the loader's longevity and performance, but it’s Leon’s dedication that brings out the best in this equipment.

As the ready-mix industry continues to evolve and embrace new technologies, experienced operators like Juan Leon become even more critical. His ability to adapt to new equipment and his unwavering commitment to maintenance and safety set a benchmark for others. The introduction of the new 856HE MAX loader, with its advanced electric technology, offers exciting possibilities for the future. Operators like Leon will be essential in ensuring these new machines are integrated seamlessly into daily operations, maximizing their potential and benefits.

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LiuGong Construction Machinery North America, LLC, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, is headquartered in Katy, Texas. For more than 60 years, LiuGong has been manufacturing machinery for the global construction equipment and material handling markets. LiuGong's brands can trace their lineages back over 100 years in the United States. Today, LiuGong is one of the fastest growing equipment companies in the world with one of most comprehensive global dealer networks. LiuGong operates 20 manufacturing facilities globally including joint ventures with world class companies such as Cummins and ZF. LiuGong's products are designed for rugged global applications and produced with world-class components for durability and sustainability. LiuGong North America is committed to supporting dealers and customers by rapidly responding to changes in the marketplace. For more information, go to


Christopher Watts

LiuGong North America