Utility Equipment

LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

Fall Protection Company Launches New Brand, Products at Safety Show

Date: 21-10-2018 / Author: kscally

Pure Safety Group (PSG), which recently acquired four safety equipment companies, is launching as the PSG brand, a family of the combined company brands and harmonized product lines at the 2018 National Safety Congress (NSC) trade show in Houston. 

In the last 10 months, PSG acquired Web Devices, Guardian Fall Protection, Checkmate, and Ty-Flot to become the largest dedicated provider of height safety equipment and services in the world.

AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

Ruthmann Debuts Ecoline 230 at Platformers’ Days

Date: 24-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ecoline 230

Ruthmann showcased the Ecoline 230, a truck-mounted aerial work platform with a rigid telescopic system, at the Platformers’ Days 2018 show in Germany.

It has a 75-ft. working height and lateral outreach of up to 55 ft. The model will also be released in North America.

The Ecoline 230 is designed for work in cramped, inner-city residential areas because of its compact dimensions. The new model is just 25-ft. long and less than 10-ft. high, with a basket load capacity of 550 lbs. With a 220-lb. basket load, the unit can still attain a lateral outreach of 55 ft.

Terex Utilities, Custom Truck One to Support International Lineman’s Rodeo

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Rodeo Hurtman Rescue

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source are gearing up for participation in the International Lineman’s Rodeo on Oct. 13 in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

The competition attracts the best lineworkers from around the world to compete in events based on traditional tasks and skills. More than 100 utility companies are expected to be represented by their best lineworkers.

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.

Nesco Rentals Changes Name to Nesco Specialty Rentals

Date: 19-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Nesco Specialty Rentals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Nesco Rentals announced it is changing its name to Nesco Specialty Rentals.

Nesco Specialty Rentals is a specialty equipment and service provider to the utility, transmission and distribution, rail, and telecommunication industries, providing bucket trucks and other specialized aerial devices, boom trucks, cranes, digger derricks, pressure drills, stringing gear, hi-rail equipment, repair parts, tools, and accessories (PTA).

Lube-A-Boom Introduces Nonconductive Lubricant Designed for Utility Market

Date: 15-08-2018 / Author: kscally

Lube-A-Boom introduced a nonconductive lubricant for lifting and access equipment, designed to be safe for users in the utility market.

Attendees at last year’s ICUEE expressed a need for a product that would help protect workers who are in the vicinity of electrical utilities and other charged properties, leading to the development of Lube-A-Boom’s new Insulator lubricant.

DICA Celebrates 30 Years

Date: 14-08-2018 / Author: kscally
DICA 30 years

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa – DICA marked its 30th anniversary in the outrigger pad and accessory business this summer.

In 1988, company founder Dick Koberg set out to design and manufacture outrigger pads that were long lasting and easy to use.

New Terex Service Center Opens in Pennsylvania

Date: 27-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Service Center Lancaster
Terex Service Center Lancaster

WATERTOWN, S.D. –– Terex opened a new Service Center in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area.

The company previously had a service center located in Thomasville. The new location is closer to a greater percentage of Terex equipment customers and team members. The 35,000-sq.-ft. facility allows Terex technicians to work safely and more efficiently, while providing room to grow.

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