June 2018

Haulotte Americas Adds Independent Sales Firm Manager

Date: 14-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Shawn Boone

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Haulotte Americas appointed Shawn Boone to the position of independent sales firm manager.

In this newly created position, Boone’s work will be focused on supporting the independent rep firms within their territories. 
 

“This is an exciting step for Haulotte as we grow our customer relationships in North America,” said Carlos Hernandez, executive managing director. “Shawn will help support our independent sales rep program that has seen so much success over the past two years.” 

EUFMC 2018 Sees Record Attendance

Date: 13-06-2018 / Author: kscally

The 65th annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) attracted the highest number of attendees in its history to the event held June 3-6, 2018, in Williamsburg, Virginia. 

IPAF: MEWP Rental Market Continuing Global Growth

Date: 13-06-2018 / Author: kscally

The global Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) rental market is booming, with the sector once again outpacing wider construction and sustained recovery in places such as Spain, France, and Brazil that suffered during economic downturns, according to the latest market analysis from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).

Xtreme, Snorkel Name New VP of Engineering Operations

Date: 11-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Jim Masters

HENDERSON, Nev. - Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel appointed James “Jim” Masters to the newly created role of vice president of engineering operations.

Reporting directly to CEO Matthew Elvin, this role has been created as part of an initiative to redefine the Xtreme and Snorkel engineering management duties. Masters will work alongside Jeff Eckhardt, vice president/chief engineer, and they will lead a global product development team of more than 20 design engineers based in the United States, United Kingdom, and New Zealand.

ReachMaster Rolls Out Anti-Entrapment Safety Systems for Compact Aerial Lifts

Date: 08-06-2018 / Author: kscally
ReachMaster anti-entrapment system

ReachMaster is now offering anti-entrapment safety systems on all their Falcon and Bluelift compact aerial lift models.

While many scissor and boom lift manufacturers have introduced these systems on their models, the Houston-based company is claiming to be the first to do so in North America for the compact lift segment.

“We have witnessed how these systems saves lives and how Europe, and in particular the UK, has adapted to these new systems on a larger scale,” said Ebbe Christensen, president of ReachMaster.

H&E Opens Branch in Aledo, Texas

Date: 06-06-2018 / Author: fmotz

H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) has opened a new branch in Aledo, Texas. The new facility is H&E’s 16th in Texas and 89th nationwide.

The new branch is at 104 BPR Lane. It provides full service to customers in the western Dallas-Fort-Worth area.

The 23,840-sq.-ft. facility sits on three and a half acres with a fully-fenced yard. It holds offices, a parts warehouse, and a repair shop with eight bays. The facility can repair general industrial and construction equipment.

Custom Equipment Names New Territory Manager

Date: 06-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Jesus Pedraza

RICHFIELD, Wis. – Custom Equipment LLC welcomed Jesus Pedraza as its south-central U.S. territory manager. 

Jesus will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“With a growing construction industry, we needed someone who can continue to give our current customers and prospects in that region the attention and support they need to be successful,” said Dan Schneider, Custom Equipment vice president of sales.

LGH Opens New Training Center in Illinois

Date: 06-06-2018 / Author: kscally
LGH training center

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) opened its new training center in the North American Corporate Rental Center in Bridgeview, Illinois.

The training center will allow LGH to further develop their employees’ skills and increase their knowledge of the service, function, and proper care and maintenance of LGH rental stock equipment.

Terex Utilities to Increase Production Capacity, Expand Service Centers

Date: 05-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Utilities EUFMC 2018

WATERTOWN, S.D.  – Terex Utilities plans to significantly invest in increasing production capacity and developing innovation and technology solutions, the manufacturer announced at the 2018 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), held June 3-6 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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