Personnel Changes

Brown Hired as Acme Lift Senior VP of Western Operations

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Tyler Brown has been hired as senior vice president of western operations at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in aerial work platforms, telehandlers and portable air compressors.
“Tyler brings a well-developed understanding of how to bring valued service to every distinctly different rental company in the U.S.,” said Woody Weld, Acme Lift chairman and chief executive officer. “His training and experience are extremely valuable to Acme Lift and we welcome him to the team.“

Acme Lift Has New Senior VP of National Accounts

Date: 16-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Chelsea Myrick Long

Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in the biggest boom lifts, telehandlers and portable air compressors.

Scally to Edit Lift and Access Magazine

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Karen Scally

Heartland Communications Inc. has named respected B2B equipment journalist Karen M. Scally to edit Lift and Access magazine, and its supplements, Telecom and Utility Construction and Components & Consumables.

Scally succeeds Mike Larson, who has edited the magazines for the past seven years. Larson will remain Heartland’s editorial director and will also continue to edit the company’s Crane Hot Line magazine.

Palfinger Inc. President Woody to Retire, be Succeeded by Arkilander

Date: 05-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Mark Woody, Palfinger Inc.’s president and vice president of sales and marketing – Americas, will retire March 31 after 25 years of service to the company. 

Woody joined Palfinger Inc. in 1993, when the company’s Niagara Falls facility had about 11 employees. Today the company has about 1,000 employees across North America, including a core group that Woody has mentored since the beginning.