September 2017

PRINOTH Panther Partners with Thompson CAT of Memphis

Date: 19-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

The PRINOTH Panther has found a new partner with Thompson CAT of Memphis for the regions of Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.

Recognized by the Tennessee dealer as a high quality product, easy to maintain, the PANTHER line-up was also selected by Thompson CAT because it is powered by Caterpillar® engines. PRINOTH manufactures premium vehicles that resonate well with CAT dealers whose household brand is also known for its high-end rating.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Remains Strong in September

Date: 19-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

September 19, 2017 - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the September 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 63.7 in September, easing from the August index of 64.4.

Fassi Unveils Two New Knucklebooms | Construction News

Date: 13-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Fassi recently unveiled two new medium-duty models in its XE range of articulating-boom cranes.

The F345A XE-Dynamic and the F345RA XE-Dynamic cranes belong to the HC1 HD5 S2 class (if fitted on trucks), according to the EN12999:2011 standard, and have a maximum lifting capacity of 33.4 tm (241,582 lb.-ft.), with a maximum hydraulic horizontal outreach of 20.5 m (67’3”), which can be increased to 26.7 m (87’7”) in the version with six telescopic boom sections combined with the L214 hydraulic extension.

May Heavy Equipment Joins Gehl Dealer Network | Construction News

Date: 13-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitou Americas is pleased to welcome May Heavy Equipment, LLC to the Gehl dealer network. May Heavy Equipment will offer the full Gehl line of skid loaders, track loaders, compact excavators, articulated loaders and telescopic handlers at five locations throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Barko Strong-Arm Grapples Optimize Barko Loader Performance| Construction News

Date: 13-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Barko’s new Strong-Arm Grapples provide a highly productive solution for log handling and delimbing applications. Designed to optimize the performance of Barko B-Series loaders – including all trailer/truck mount, tracked, rough terrain carrier and stationary loader models – the grapples deliver superior rotator torque, clamping force and arm speed.

The Strong-Arm Grapple lineup consists of three models. The 4250, 4850 and 5250 grapples have maximum openings of 42.0, 48.1 and 52.1 inches, respectively, with each rated for up to 50,000 pounds of lift capacity.

Innovation on the Move With Genie Road Show, UK

Date: 13-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

From 12th to 21st September, the Genie UK team will be going the extra distance by hosting a nationwide road show to showcase the brand’s 16 m (52 ft) Genie® Xtra Capacity™ Z™-45/25 XC boom, the 20 m (65 ft) hybrid Genie Z-60/37 FE boom and the versatile 12 m (39 ft) electric Genie Z-33/18 boom lift.

Liebherr USA, Co., Opening New Facility in Lodi, CA | Construction News

Date: 13-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

September 12, 2017 - Liebherr USA, Co. continues its expansion in the U.S., with the opening of its newest location in Lodi, California to better service customers in the western region.  The Lodi facility operations will include sales, service and repair of new and used mobile, duty cycle and lift version crawler cranes, as well as piling and drilling rigs.

The new Lodi branch will bring Liebherr equipment specialists closer to existing customers and provide localized service to customers in the Western region.  

Lift and Access September-October 2017

In-Depth Coverage of the Latest Products,Technologies, and Trends for Lifting Equipment Professionals