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Strong Exhibitor Support Pushes ICUEE 2017 to Exhibit Space Record

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
ICUEE 2017

Strong exhibitor support has pushed ICUEE, The Demo Expo to record size with 28 acres of the latest utility and construction equipment, products and technologies for attendees to explore, from more than 900 exhibitors (20-plus percent new to the show!).

ICUEE 2017 will feature specialized exhibit pavilions for fleet management, safety and green utilities, China and Korean exhibit pavilions, and the Lift Safety Zone from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

Franklin Equipment Opens New Louisville, Kentucky Location | Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

Franklin Equipment announces another store opening in Louisville Kentucky. (1120 Ulrich Ave, Louisville, KY 40219) This new location expands Franklin Equipment’s regional coverage from stores in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin and Tennessee into Kentucky. This latest location is part of Franklin’s expansion into the Southeast along with the new store in Nashville that opened in May.

Hirschmann (PAT) introduces Phase II of the PRS90 Multi-Sensor Indicator

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
PRS90 Multi-Sensor Indicator

Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT) is pleased to introduce Phase II of the PRS90 multi-sensor indicator.  This system was designed to improve productivity in lifting applications and meet industry standards for indicating devices.

Kirby-Smith Expands Salesforce in Texas to Meet Customer Demand

Date: 18-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Kirby-Smith Personnel

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, has hired five new salesmen to offer more comprehensive sales coverage for its customer base in North and West Texas.   

Kirby-Smith’s Vice President of Sales, Del Keffer believes the hires will ensure that Kirby-Smith can better partner with customers to provide a one-of-a-kind business relationship.  

Q3 Economic Outlook Forecasts Expanded 3.6% Growth In Equipment and Software Investment in 2017

Date: 12-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

July 12, 2017 – Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 3.6 percent in 2017, according to the Q3 update to the 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The Foundation revised its 2017 equipment and software investment growth forecast up from 2.8% growth expected in its Q2 update to the 2017 Economic Outlook released in April.

I.D. Systems to Acquire Keytroller

Date: 12-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

I.D. Systems, Inc.  a leading provider of mobile asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Keytroller, LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of electronic products for managing forklifts, construction vehicles, and other industrial equipment.