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Empire Roofing Takes Xtreme's First Six XR1055 Telehandlers

Date: 16-01-2018 / Author: mlarson
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Empire Roofing, a Top 100 Roofing contractor, has taken delivery of the first six production models of the new Xtreme XR1055 rough-terrain telehandler from Xtreme Manufacturing.

Launched at ConExpo/Con-Agg 2017, the new Xtreme XR1055 lifts up to 10,000 lbs. (4,536kg), can reach heights to 55 ft. (16.7m), and has a maximum forward reach of 40'7" (12.3m). 

Manitou Names Hanson Regional VP and CEO for North America

Date: 14-12-2017 / Author: mlarson

Manitou Group has named Mark Hanson as regional vice president and CEO of Manitou North America. 

"We are excited to welcome Mark at a time when Manitou Group is bringing many new innovative products to global markets," said Laurent Bonnaure, executive vice president of global sales and marketing for Manitou Group. "Mark has a great team in place, and his strong leadership and industry expertise will help Manitou, Gehl and Mustang become market leaders in North America." 

JCB Gives Glimpse of Sub-Compact Telehandler

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

At the ICUEE 2017 exposition in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 3-5, JCB gave the industry a glimpse of a new sub-compact telehandler it plans to launch early next year.

Although the company kept most information about the new model, named the 503-13 Loadall, close to the vest, it did let out a few tidbits.

Based on JCB's naming convention, it appears the 503-13 will lift up to 3,000 lbs. and have a maximum lifting height of 13 ft.

It is designed to work in very tight spaces, and has an overall height of just 6 ft.

Manitou Unveils Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in North America

Date: 05-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

Nearly 270 Manitou, Gehl and Mustang dealers, representing 229 dealerships across the United States and Canada, met for a North American dealer event hosted by Manitou Americas at its Corporate Office in West Bend on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Ritchie Bros. Now Accepting Consignments for February 2018 Orlando Auction

Date: 20-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ritchie Bros.' February Orlando auction is one of the most anticipated equipment events of the year, as thousands of people from around the world vie for the opportunity to purchase equipment from some of the most well-respected companies from the U.S., Latin America, Canada and abroad. Consignments are now being accepted for the five-day 2018 event, being held on February 19 – 23.

Construction Equipment Among Top 5 Most Financed Equipment Types | Construction News

Date: 12-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

New business volume grew 2.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2016, according to the 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).  The rise in new business volume marked the seventh consecutive year that businesses increased their spending on capital equipment. The SEFA report covers key statistical, financial and operations information for the $1 trillion equipment finance industry, based on a comprehensive survey of 115 ELFA member companies.

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