June 2018

JLG Parent Company President Wins Top CEO Award

Date: 28-06-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG parent company Oshkosh Corporation announced that its president and CEO, Wilson Jones, won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018.

This is the fourth national award for the company under Jones’ leadership in 2018.

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.

Empire Crane Expands Sales Team to Focus on Magni Rotating Telehandlers

Date: 26-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Gene DiCosta

Empire Crane added Gene DiCosta to its New England sales team to focus specifically on Magni rotating telehandlers.

Based in Boston, DiCosta will serve customers in Massachusetts and all of New England. He has a background in both internal and external sales. DiCosta says he believes the most important aspect of sales is communicating effectively with customers to meet their needs.

JLG’s New BIM Library Designed to Ease Rental Equipment Planning

Date: 26-06-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries Inc. launched a BIM library on its website.

BIM (building information modelling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture and construction professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure.

For rental companies, a major advantage of BIM is that, at a very early stage, the equipment required at a jobsite can be identified and its transportation planned. This will allow the right product is delivered at the right time to complete the work at hand.

Ruthmann Sets Sights on North American Growth With New Company

Date: 26-06-2018 / Author: kscally
the Ruthmann Eagle T108A
Ruthmann Expands in North America
Tom Goyer

German aerial work platform manufacturer Ruthmann is expanding its presence in North America.

The company has established its own subsidiary Ruthmann North America L.P. and plans to continue to develop its presence in the North American market along with its two long-standing sales and service partners, Time Manufacturing and ReachMaster Inc.

2018 LLEAP Awards Entry Deadline Extended

Date: 20-06-2018 / Author: kscally
LLEAP 2018

Lift and Access magazine is extending the deadline for entries for its 2018 LLEAP Awards program to July 15.

The Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards recognize innovative equipment, support products, and services introduced during the previous 12 months.

Perkins Engines Names New President, Promotes Outgoing Exec to Caterpillar Role

Date: 20-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Steve Ferguson
Ramin Younessi

Perkins Engines Company Limited, based in Peterborough, United Kingdom, appointed Steve Ferguson as president.

The appointment was announced by Ramin Younessi, who had been Perkins president since 2013. Younessi has been promoted to group president of Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation division.

New Video Series Eases HoistCam Installation

Date: 19-06-2018 / Author: kscally
HoistCam videos

NORFOLK, Va. - Netarus LLC launched a video series to ease self-installation and troubleshooting of its HoistCam remote camera monitoring systems.

Video topics include system startup instructions for HoistCam HC140, HC180, HC190, and WinchCam; mounting the monitor; setting up the MDVR for HoistCam Director; and troubleshooting Pan-Tilt-Zoom.

Grayhill Updates CANbus Keypads, MMI Controllers

Date: 19-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Grayhill CANbus keypad
Grayhill MMI Controller

LAGRANGE, Ill. – Grayhill Inc. released an updated version of its CANbus keypads and MMI Controllers for off-highway vehicles.

With many available standard form factors and three standard legend sets, the new Grayhill CANbus keypads and MMI Controllers are made to be customized. Designers can change legends, backlight LED indicator color, and button configurations.

The keypads and controllers now feature a lower profile that protrudes from the panel only about half the distance as the original versions.

JCB Adds Sigma to North American Dealer Network

Date: 19-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Sigma JCB

SAVANNAH, Ga. – JCB expanded its North American dealer network with the addition of Sigma JCB, a division of Sigma Equipment, located in Miami.

Pages