Construction Industry News

Trojan Battery Selects Distributor for Japan

Date: 22-05-2018 / Author: kscally

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Deep-cycle battery manufacturer Trojan Battery Co. LLC appointed Okada Corp. as a master distributor in Japan.
 
“Okada’s team of battery experts can now effectively support the Trojan brand for customers throughout Japan, as well as ensure that they have access to Trojan’s broad portfolio of deep-cycle battery products,” said Takeya Suzuki, deputy general for Okada.  “Okada’s dedicated team of professionals is looking forward to providing the region’s Trojan Battery customers with the highest level of sales and technical support services.”
 

Runnion Equipment Service Manager to Retire

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Guy Tanney

LYONS, Ill. –Runnion Equipment Company announced that after 30 years, its service manager,  Guy Tanney, will retire.

Tanney joined Runnion in 1987 as a mechanic specializing in auto and truck bodywork. He was promoted to service manager in 1996 to oversee on-site and in-shop maintenance and repairs. In addition, he developed Runnion’s internal crane inspection guidelines and supervised technician hiring through the Runnion mentorship program.

Skid-Lift Introduces Two Lightweight Models

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Skid-Lift 1530s

Skid-Lift is offering two new Standard models, the 1530S and 2030S, which are lighter weight  than its flagship 2030E HD model.

Unlike the 2030E HD, the 1530S and 2030S models do not offer side tilt or a deck extension. There is also only one attach plate on the side of these models as opposed to two on the HD model. This allows the reduction in weight and costs, while still offering all the benefits of a Skid-Lift: a safe working platform, the ability to work on uneven terrain, ease of use, simple setup, and easy transportation.

Dinolift Names New U.S. Distributor

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Dinolift RBG

Dinolift appointed RBG Inc., of Raymond, New Hampshire, as its new distributor in the United States.

This change reflects the manufacturer’s move from a single distributor model towards a more regional presence with support for the complete Dinolift product range.

DICA Manager Named to SC&RA Committee

Date: 11-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Kerry Koberg

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa — The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) named Kerry Koberg, strategic accounts manager for DICA, to its Allied Industries Governing Committee during the association’s Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.

Hawe Hydraulik Acquires Hydra-Fab Fluid Power

Date: 08-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Hawe Hydra-Fab

Hawe Hydraulik acquired a majority of the shares of Hydra-Fab Fluid Power Inc. in Ontario, a deal that is effective June 1.

Hawe Hydraulik will have a 55% stake in the company, while 45% of the shares remain with Richard Gores, who continues to act as general manager.

Hydra-Fab Fluid Power has been a HAWE distributor serving Ontario for 18 years. The company supports the industrial, power generation, and mobile markets and is a specialist in work holding hydraulics as well as in filtration.

JLG Shares Fall-Prevention Strategies During National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries Inc. will participate in a series of fall-prevention events as part of National Safety Stand-Down for the week of May 7-11, 2018.

Curry Supply Hires Vice President of Sales

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Andrew Roberts

MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Curry Supply Company, a U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial service vehicles, hired Andrew Roberts as its vice president of sales.

Roberts comes to the company with over six years of experience in the construction and rental industry from a leading truck equipment manufacturer focused on safety products. His previous position as senior director of business development emphasized strategic client relationships and business development focusing on marketing strategies from product development to customer engagement.

Haulotte’s Diagnostic App Now on Google Play, App Store

Date: 04-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Haulotte’s Diag, a free diagnostic application that allows wireless access for maintenance technicians to program, troubleshoot, calibrate, and generally diagnose nearly all Haulotte machines with their own devices, is now available for download on Apple and Android devices. 

The app aims to reduce intervention time in the event of breakdown and improve productivity by allowing technicians to find the right repair solution in all circumstances.

Caldwell, RUD Group Team Up for North American Market

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Caldwell and the RUD Group announced they are uniting their sales and marketing activities in the North American market for their material handling and lifting devices within a common organization.

This partnership means they will be able to offer a complete range of products that retains their recognized brand names, including Caldwell lifting equipment, Renfroe clamps, and RUD lifting and material handling solutions from a single source. In addition to the range of products, the partnership will extend and improve support services.

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