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Manitou Group to Reveal New Manitou, Gehl and Mustang Products at World of Concrete, Booth C5845

Date: 17-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Manitou Group is set to unveil new products from all three of its brands - Manitou, Gehl and Mustang - at the 2018 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas on Jan. 23-26 at booth C5845. To kick it off, Gehl will host a direct broadcast event at their booth on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10 am PST, announcing a new product design for 2018.

Genie Redefines The Digital Customer Experience

Date: 16-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Redesigned to provide customers easy access to information, Genie, a Terex brand, redefines the digital customer experience with the relaunch of its online properties, including GenieLift.com, Genie® used equipment, as well as the Genie Lift Pro™ Operator Training and Genie Tech Pro™ Service Training sites, in North America.

ABLE Equipment Rental Welcomes Key Equipment to Its Corporate Family

Date: 11-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

ABLE Equipment Rental, Inc. of NY (ABLE) a supplier of Construction Equipment Rentals, Sales, Service and Parts, is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of Key Equipment, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania (Key). The transaction will allow the Key facility to operate as the newest branch of ABLE Equipment Rental.  ABLE will retain the current Key staff to operate it as its fourth location in the northeast.

Located in Chester County at 1799 Horseshoe Pike in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, ABLE's newest branch is well situated to deliver equipment throughout Central PA. 

Pettibone T944X Telehandler Features Traversing Boom

Date: 10-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Pettibone will debut the T944X, its next generation Traverse telehandler, at booth #C5685 during World of Concrete in Las Vegas. It will also be on display at booth #2451 during The Rental Show in New Orleans.

H&E Equipment Services Completes Acquisition of CEC; Significantly Expands Presence in Colorado Market

Date: 10-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Contractors Equipment Center (CEC), a non-residential construction focused equipment rental company located in the greater Denver, Colorado area. The acquisition is part of H&E's ongoing strategy of acquiring rental companies to complement its existing business and footprint, and will augment H&E’s capabilities and efficiencies of scale in the market areas and geographies that CEC currently serves.

JLG To Feature 1644 High Capacity Telehandler at World of Concrete

Date: 10-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, will bring the newest addition to its line of high capacity telehandlers—the JLG® 1644—to booth #C7264 at World of Concrete January 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The booth will also feature the SkyTrak® 8042 telehandler and the JLG® 400S telescopic boom lift.

Free IPAF Webinar: Ground-level Loading/Unloading MEWPs

Date: 10-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has partnered with Drive Products, Inc. to offer you the first Webinar of 2018. All members and non-members are invited to participate. And, both Webinars are complimentary.

Ground-level loading/unloading MEWPs

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 
11 am CST USA / Noon EST USA
Presenter: Tyler Moss, M.B.A., Vice President, Sales Eastern Canada, Drive Products Inc.

Skyjack Launches Building Information Models

Date: 08-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Linamar Corporation’s (TSX:LNR) Skyjack division is pleased to announce the availability of Building Information Model (BIM) compatible image and data files to assist architects and engineers with their digital project plans.

Construction Jobs Increase in 40 States Between November 2016 and November 2017

Date: 03-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Forty states added construction jobs between November 2016 and November 2017, while 39 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials noted that firms in most states are adding jobs amid expectations that demand will continue to grow thanks to new tax cuts and regulatory reforms.

Kingsbridge Holdings Buys Western States Equipment

Date: 03-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Kingsbridge Holdings, Lake Forest, Ill., has bought Western States Equipment, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Western States Equipment is a general rental company owned by the Costanzo family. It operates a substantial fleet of aerial work platforms and telehandlers.

Established in 1997, Western States Equipment serves Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming.

Kingsbridge has historically focused on providing independent financing solutions for equipment acquisition. The Western States Equipment acquisition is reportedly its first foray into equipment rental.