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.

EUFMC 2017 Delivers Educational Value to Utility Fleet Professionals

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
EUFMC

More than 120 fleet representatives and over 325 representatives from 101 manufacturers and service providers attended the 2017 Electric Utility Fleet Manufacturers Conference from June 4-7, 2017 at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Kirby-Smith Welcomes Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for Kansas City | Construction Equipment News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Tim Yauilla

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for the equipment distributor’s Kansas City location, which will open in mid-summer 2017. Yauilla will be responsible for Kansas City’s branch operations, including parts, service, sales and rental operations oversight. Prior to Kirby-Smith, he spent the past 26 years with Link-Belt Construction Equipment in various roles such as Branch Manager for the Norfolk, VA area, and District Manager for the Southeastern United States. 

Yokohama Tire Corporation Names Rick Alonzo Senior Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Rick Alonzo

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) announced that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. He will report to Yokohama COO Jeff Barna.

“Rick brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centers,” Barna said. “He’ll definitely be a major asset for us.”

AEM Wins Innovation Honors for ‘Tech Experience’ at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.

Houston Heats Up as Ritchie Bros. Sells US$46+ Million of Equipment in June Auction

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Summer officially kicked off in Texas as Ritchie Bros. conducted its third Houston auction of the year this week, selling 4,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$46+ million—making it the largest June auction ever for the site.

AEM Wins Innovation Award for Tech Experienc3e

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: mlarson

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.

Time for Action on Trump Infrastructure Plan

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement on Monday regarding President Trump's new infrastructure plan:

The Trump Administration gets tremendous credit from the U.S. equipment manufacturing industry for focusing our national dialogue on the need to make substantial investments in American infrastructure. 

Yoder & Frey Initiates Recruitment Drive as Part of Rapid Expansion Plan | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Yoder & Frey

Yoder & Frey (leading auctioneers of heavy construction equipment in the USA) is looking to significantly expand operations by recruiting 14 new permanent US territory managers over coming months.  “Yoder & Frey is currently on a planned growth programme,” commented Peter Clark, CEO of Yoder & Frey.  “With increased visibility in the sector, greater market knowledge and more exposure to the global market place, we’re already seeing a significant upturn at our auctions with increases in volumes and hammer totals.

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