Pettibone Adds Bracing Systems to Dealer Network

Pettibone Adds Bracing Systems to Dealer Network

Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC has added Bracing Systems Inc. to its dealer network.

With locations in Hanover Park and Mokena, Illinois, Bracing Systems will primarily focus on the sales and service of Traverse telehandlers for northern Illinois and a portion of northwest Indiana.

“We are excited to welcome Bracing Systems Inc. to the Pettibone team,” said Kyle Rubin, director of sales and marketing for Pettibone. “The company’s rich history and personal connections to the masonry and concrete industry, in particular, make Bracing Systems perfectly suited to handling the Traverse product line and its unique advantages for that market.”

In taking on the Pettibone Traverse product suite, Bracing Systems, according to the company, now offers the industry’s only new telehandler product line with a traversing boom carriage, which allows operators to safely place loads at full lift height without needing to coordinate multiple boom functions.

“There’s a high demand for traversing telehandlers in the masonry business, so we’re thrilled to be offering Pettibone to our customers,” said Jared Williams, sales representative for Bracing Systems. “This style of boom has proven to be a safer way to land material at height, as well as to provide better control when moving mobile scaffolding around a jobsite.”

Bracing Systems was founded in 1972 when a group of masonry contractors including John and Bob Williams launched their own supply business, spurred by their invention of a bracing pole for free-standing masonry walls. The company has since grown to become a one-stop shop for masons and concrete contractors through both new equipment sales and a rental fleet.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift is part of the Pettibone Heavy Equipment Group. Founded in 1881, Pettibone has been recognized as a leader in material handling equipment since the company introduced the first forward-reaching, rough-terrain machines in the 1940s.

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