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TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

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Karen M. Scally

When I first heard about IPAF Innovate 2018, I quickly realized this was much more than your average industry event.

IPAF Innovate 2018 empowers owners, renters, and operators of MEWPs and MCWPs to share their personal experiences in order to find solutions that promote safety in a setting like no other.

JCB North America Buys West Coast Dealer

Date: 13-09-2018 / Author: kscally

JCB North America acquired its West Coast dealer, JCB of Southern California (SoCal), from Yale/Chase Equipment and Service Inc.

The manufacturer will take over dealership operations, including the sales and support of JCB construction equipment, to customers throughout the greater Los Angeles area and neighboring counties.

The business will continue to operate under the name JCB of Southern California. 

United Rentals Continues Growth With Deal to Buy BlueLine Rental for $2.1B

Date: 11-09-2018 / Author: kscally
United Rentals BlueLine

United Rentals Inc. announced it will add BlueLine Rental to its growing list of acquisitions, entering an agreement to purchase it from Platinum Equity for about $2.1 billion in cash.

The board of directors of United Rentals, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, unanimously approved the agreement. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino clearance and customary conditions.

Ask Genie Experts Questions About Certified Pre-Owned Equipment During Online Event

Date: 10-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Genie is inviting customers to pose their questions on certified pre-owned equipment during its upcoming “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event on Sept. 17-21.

Terex AWP Overhauls Aftermarket Parts Team to Enhance Customer Support

Date: 07-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ryan Lusso

The North American aftermarket parts team of Terex AWP, Redmond, Washington, is undergoing changes to better meet customers’ needs and serve the market demands for Genie Genuine Parts, under the leadership of Matt Treadwell, the new Genie vice president of parts and services.

Industry Leaders to Direct Interactive Workshops at IPAF Innovate 2018

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally
IPAF Innovate 2018 NASA Space Center Houston

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) released the schedule for IPAF Innovate 2018, its new, interactive event set for Oct. 16-17 in the Houston area, with MEWP and MCWP industry leaders facilitating 10 collaborative workshops where attendees will work together to address common problems.

Rouse: MEWP, Telehandler Values Continue to Grow

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally

The August Equipment Report by Rouse Services found that aerial equipment retail values are continuing to improve this year, and telehandler values are experiencing a prolonged period of growth.

According to the report, aerial equipment auction values have flattened, but both retail and auction values of telehandlers are on an upward trajectory since February 2017, with occasional flat periods.

Terex AWP, Genie Update Products to Comply with New California Requirements

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Prop 65

REDMOND, Wash.– Terex AWP, driven by the Genie brand, has updated its products and parts sold in California to meet new requirements of the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) that go in effect Aug. 30.

Under Prop 65, businesses that sell new or used products and parts into California are required to warn about potential chemical hazards, including chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm in the products/parts they purchase, in their homes, workplaces, or that are released into the environment.

ACME Lift Company Joins with Hitachi to Offer Earthmoving Equipment

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally

MESA, Ariz. — ACME Lift Co. (ACME) partnered with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. (HCM) to add its earthmoving equipment to ACME’s fleet, which will be made available through ACME’s proprietary re-rental operations to equipment rental companies across North America.

HCM acquired a 33.3% equity position in ACME, and the rental company has restructured its balance sheet to reduce its debt service costs and provide liquidity to fund its future fleet growth and expansion plans.

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