July 2018

Mustang Name Evolves Under Manitou Group

Date: 31-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Mustang by Manitou

ANCENIS, France - The Manitou Group announced it is changing the name of its Mustang brand into "Mustang by Manitou." 

Known for its three brands—Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang—the group’s action reinforces the value of its Mustang product range offering in all territories and the reputation of the Manitou Group. 

The deployment of Mustang by Manitou was initiated at the end of July on all continents in order to bring this value to dealers and users as soon as possible.

Hiab to Expand Crane Business With Effer Acquisition

Date: 31-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Hiab Effer

Hiab, part of Cargotec, entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of more than $58 million.

This acquisition advances Hiab's ambition to be the global leader in cranes and the preferred partner for its customers.

AMS Brings AIRO Lifts to U.S.

Date: 30-07-2018 / Author: kscally
AIRO A15
AIRO X14
AIRO T34
AIRO R17

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Applied Machinery Sales (AMS) announced it is growing its material handling product lineup with the introduction of AIRO MEWPs to the U.S. market.

AMS will distribute a wide range of AIRO’s aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast, spider, telescopic, and articulating lifts. Most models are available in either diesel or electric power. Rough terrain versions are available across model lines as well.

ABLE Equipment Rental Opens Sixth Northeast Location in Pennsylvania

Date: 27-07-2018 / Author: kscally

ABLE Equipment Rental Inc. of New York opened its new location in Allentown, Pennsylvania, making it the construction equipment rental company’s sixth facility in the Northeast.

The 18,000-sq.-ft. facility is located on 2 acres and will serve the Lehigh Valley and its immediate surroundings.

Dieci Introduces 9K-Lb. Telehandler for North America

Date: 26-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Dieci Icarus 9.44S Telehandler

Dieci’s Icarus 9.44S telehandler, now available in North America, offers 9,000 lbs. capacity and 44-ft. reach with a 112-hp Kubota engine.

The machine includes wireless remote control to promote safe operation in the basket. Two basket options are available, with 660 lbs. and 1,400 lbs. capacity. 

The platform can rotate 90 degrees side by side, and it can extend from 6 ft. to 12 ft., giving operators a wide area to work.

For more information, visit www.dieci-americas.com.

Diesel Engine Shut Off System Now Available for JLG, SkyTrak Telehandlers

Date: 26-07-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries introduced a Positive Air Shut Off system designed to prevent diesel engines from having runaway situations.
 
The positive air shut off system, available on JLG and SkyTrak telehandlers, is ideal for applications where flammable materials could potentially be drawn into the air intake system, resulting in potential engine damage.
 

ALT Sales Corp. to Distribute Manitex Articulating Cranes

Date: 24-07-2018 / Author: kscally
ALT Sales Manitex distributor

CLEVELAND — ALT Sales Corp., headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, joined the Manitex Articulating Crane Distribution Network in the United States and abroad as its newest retail distributor.

ALT Sales Corp. is a member of the ALL Family of Companies, a privately owned heavy lift equipment rental and sales enterprise in North America, and Manitex International is an international provider of truck and knuckleboom cranes.

TVH Adds Western Region Sales Manager

Date: 23-07-2018 / Author: kscally

TVH in the America’s (TVH) welcomed Gustavo Guzman as the new outside regional manager for the western region.

Some of Guzman’s previous roles include territory manager, where he managed a sales team whose customers reside in Latin America, as well as manager of aftermarket parts operations. 

“I am excited for Gustavo to join our team,” said Chris Aiello, business development manager at TVH. “His experience in the industry and skillset will be a valuable asset to our organization. I look forward to him establishing relationships with our customers within his territory.”

JLG Offers Turf Tires for G5-18A Telehandlers

Date: 23-07-2018 / Author: kscally
JLG Turf Tires

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries announced that its 33x16 inch Turf Tires will be available as an option for the G5-18A Telehandlers in August.

The tires are designed to be turf-friendly while providing both traction and flotation with minimal ground disturbance. Turf Tires will be available as an option for the G5-18A Telehandlers in August 2018.

TVH Employees Volunteer to Provide Community Meals

Date: 20-07-2018 / Author: kscally

TVH in the Americas (TVH) employees recently participated in a volunteer event at Center of Grace in Kansas to prepare and provide meals to those in need.

This volunteer event was coordinated by TVHCares, TVH’s charitable program that encourages employees to get involved with many nonprofit organizations and charities, such as Center of Grace.

Center of Grace provides a variety of community services, including a free meal twice a week, year-round for anyone. TVH is supplying, preparing, and serving the food for three meals in 2018.

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