December 2017

Dingli Takes 25% Stake in MEC

Date: 11-12-2017 / Author: mlarson

Chinese aerial-platform manufacturer Zhejiang Dingli has signed an agreement to purchase 25% of U.S. aerial-lift manufacturer California Manufacturing & Engineering Company (MEC).

The agreement, under which Dingli would pay $20 million for 625,000 shares of MEC stock, is pending, subject to regulatory approval in both China and the United States. The deal is expected to be completed early in 2018.

Manitex International Welcomes Cobalt Truck Equipment LLC to Knuckle Boom Dealer Network

Date: 06-12-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the appointment of Idaho-based Cobalt Truck Equipment LLC to handle knuckle boom distribution for the states of Idaho, Washington, Nevada and Texas.

VMAC Named Finalist in Canada's Best Managed Companies

Date: 06-12-2017 / Author: fmotz

VMAC has been named a finalist in Canada's Best Managed Companies for 2018. This prestigious business awards program was established in 1993 and recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies for their management abilities and practices. 

Optronics Expands Its High-Style Next-Gen Opti-Brite LED Headlamp Series

Date: 06-12-2017 / Author: fmotz

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, broadened its Opti-Brite LED Headlamp family today with the introduction of its new five-by-seven-inch, combination high- and low-beam headlamp. Like the other headlamps in the Opti-Brite Headlamp Series, the new lamps are designed with a unique retroflective LED light beam technology that enables them to project an optimized beam pattern conducive to superior driver comfort and performance.

Custom Truck & Equipment / Utility One Source and Housby Online Sales Join Forces

Date: 06-12-2017 / Author: fmotz

Two trusted names in the equipment dealer industry have joined forces to become Custom Truck & Equipment / Utility One Source Housby Online Sales, an online sales platform dedicated to the remarketing of equipment related to the utility industry. Custom Truck & Equipment / Utility One Source has partnered with Housby, a premier online sales platform, to provide its collective customers the opportunity to buy and sell their used equipment online. The partnership with Housby will allow Custom Truck & Equipment / Utility One Source to provide a complete solution to its customer bas

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