November 2018

Pink Manitex Boom Truck Raises Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitex breast cancer awareness boom truck

Manitex International Inc., Bridgeview, Illinois, unveiled a pink 22101S boom truck with custom graphics to help support the fight against breast cancer.

Manitex, along with several dealers, customized the boom truck for the 2018 TCI Expo in Charlotte. The crane was displayed throughout the event and headed into service with its colors immediately after the show. Manitex will donate the excess contributions from its dealers and customers to the local Charlotte chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation for furthering breast cancer research.

Genie Adds to Used Equipment Team

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Kevin Spencer
Marcy Lemin
Scott Sensenbrenner

Genie, Redmond, Washington, has expanded its used equipment team in North America in anticipation of increased demand in North America.

Lead by Mitch Ely, Genie director of North American services, Terex AWP, the team now includes Kevin Spencer, Marcy Lemin, and Scott Sensenbrenner in the field and is supported by a dedicated used equipment inside sales team at the factory.

Perkins Engines’ New Kentucky Parts Center to Speed Delivery, Service

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Perkins RLC

Perkins Engines is focusing on faster parts delivery and service with its new 37,000-sq.-ft. regional logistics center (RLC) in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Perkins chose the location for the center, which shares space in the UPS-SCS multi-client Kentucky Distribution Center, to be close to the UPS Worldport facility less than 50 miles away at Louisville International Airport and its access to the U.S. Interstate highway system to facilitate ground shipments across the U.S. and Canada.

Magni Distributor Paramount Equipment Celebrates New Headquarters

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Dan Blum, Riccardo Magni, Vince DeRienzo, Gary Weisman
Paramount Equipment open house
Paramount Equipment

Paramount Equipment, importer and distributor of the Magni Telescopic Handlers, welcomed customers and Magni executives at the grand opening of its New Jersey headquarters on Oct. 25.

The Roselle, New Jersey, facility underwent a complete renovation and now offers modern offices, service bays, and numerous spare parts. The facility is designed to reinforce Magni’s support for its customers.

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Karen M. Scally

The long-awaited proposed ANSI A92 standards, with extensive updates for the MEWP equipment industry, have been submitted to ANSI for approval by the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA), which serves as the secretariat for the standards.

The submission came after an appeal panel unanimously found in favor of the appeal’s respondent, the A92 chairman and secretariat, said DeAnna Martin, SAIA associate director and ANSI liaison. Now, ANSI will conduct a review, Martin said.

JLG Opens Service Center in Atlanta

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
JLG Atlanta Service Center

JLG Industries Inc., McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, opened a new service center in Hiram, Georgia.

The 14,400-sq.-ft., 12-bay Atlanta-area facility joins the growing list of JLG service centers that includes facilities in Houston; Riverside, California; Hagerstown, Maryland; and the Rock Hill, South Carolina, location that opened last year.

Aspen Equipment Hires Safety Director

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Ron Lamprecht

Aspen Equipment, Bloomington, Minnesota, hired Ron Lamprecht as director of safety, compliance and development.

Lamprecht’s construction experience includes working with multiple location companies and OSHA entities, which is ideal for Aspen Equipment with branches in Iowa and Nebraska.

Hiab Completes Effer Acquisition

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab Effer

Hiab, part of Cargotec, completed the acquisition of knuckle-boom crane manufacturer Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group.

JLG Financial Launches Retail Lending Program

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally


JLG Industries Inc. announced the launch of a new full-service retail lending program from JLG Financial.

The retail financing program offers 100 percent financing, a fast, simple application process. It is available in the United States.

The program supports rental houses with financing the sale of new or used equipment—any make or model—including both reconditioned and certified equipment to their end users, and it allows borrowers to choose from a variety of flexible financing options to meet any need.

Custom Equipment Hires Northeast Territory Manager

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally

Custom Equipment LLC welcomed Paul Allen as its Northeast U.S. territory manager.

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