Construction Industry News

New Sellick Plant Opens

Date: 27-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Sellick Equipment Limited recently cut the ribbon on an all-new $21 million dollar manufacturing facility with state of the art technology to maintain Sellick as a leader in the rough terrain forklift market.

The new 126,000 square foot purpose built factory, was designed for new product innovation, improvement to quality control and flexibility in product design.

Oshkosh Corporation Named 2017 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Date: 27-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

February 27, 2018 - Oshkosh Corporation today announced that it has been named the 2017 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the annual competition sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the advisory firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and the legal firm of Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP.   

Utility One Source Rebranding as Custom Truck One Source

Date: 27-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Utility One Source (UOS) announced today a major rebranding effort, changing the company’s name to Custom Truck One Source. The rebrand unifies all company platforms under the Custom Truck One Source name.


Known for customization across a wide range of industries and a vast array of products, Custom Truck One Source is positioned as a true “one stop shop” for its customers. Company officials say the new name sends a clearer message about what the company does.

ARA forecasts equipment rental industry to grow to nearly $60 billion by 2021

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to continue to grow consistently in the United States over the next five years, resulting in total revenue of $59.6 billion in 2021.

Terex AWP Shares Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Date: 14-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results.

IPAF Outlines Consultation on Virtual Reality and Platform Simulators

Date: 13-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators.

New Report Shows Glass and Glazing Industry Poised for More Growth in 2018

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
KM&R

The ongoing construction expansion and a robust overall U.S. economy will keep U.S. glazing contractors plenty busy this year. This boost is being felt across most markets and in virtually all relevant building segments, according to the newly released 2018 Glass and Glazing Industry Outlook report from Key Media & Research (KMR).

Scally to Edit Lift and Access Magazine

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Karen Scally

Heartland Communications Inc. has named respected B2B equipment journalist Karen M. Scally to edit Lift and Access magazine, and its supplements, Telecom and Utility Construction and Components & Consumables.

Scally succeeds Mike Larson, who has edited the magazines for the past seven years. Larson will remain Heartland’s editorial director and will also continue to edit the company’s Crane Hot Line magazine.

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