Construction Industry News

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.”

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.

Able Buys Mobile Lifts, Making it Fifth Northeast Location

Date: 18-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Able Equipment Rental

Able Equipment Rental Inc. of New York purchased the aerial equipment assets and service operations of Mobile Lifts Inc., in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

The location will become the newest branch of Able Equipment Rental, its fifth location in the Northeast. Able will retain most of the Mobile Lifts staff and plans to grow the team immediately. 

Able's newest branch is 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia and accessible by several major roads and highways. The facility is well-situated to service the King of Prussia area and  deliver equipment throughout the region.

Danfoss Power Solutions Introduces CAN Device to Streamline Equipment Operation

Date: 18-07-2018 / Author: kscally

Danfoss Power Solutions launched its first CAN rotary device, the HMR CAN Rotary, offering ergonomic, five-finger control to allow operators of off-road equipment including telehandlers to keep their eyes on the road.

United Rentals to Buy BakerCorp

Date: 11-07-2018 / Author: fmotz

United Rentals, Inc. and BakerCorp International Holdings, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement for United Rentals to buy BakerCorp for approximately $715 million in cash.

The boards of directors of United Rentals and BakerCorp have unanimously approved the agreement. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

DEUTZ Power Midwest Expands Coverage Area, Grows Staff

Date: 11-07-2018 / Author: fmotz

DEUTZ Power Center Midwest added the entire state of Kansas to its existing coverage area, which includes Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Northern Indiana.

To better support customers in this large region, DPC Midwest now offers products and services from five locations and has expanded its staff by 40%.  

Manitou Expands Safety Website for Equipment Users

Date: 11-07-2018 / Author: fmotz

July 11, 2018 - Manitou Group overhauled its website, which is dedicated to improving the quality of work life for equipment users, by adding new tools aimed to prevent accidents and enhance safety.

Launched in 2013, Manitou Group's "REDUCE" site has been expanded with a wide range of features.

ARA Introduces New Name for Rental Show, Updates Brand Identity

Date: 03-07-2018 / Author: kscally
New ARA logo

MOLINE, Ill. — The American Rental Association (ARA) unveiled a refreshed brand identity to reflect the evolution of the equipment and event rental industry and announced a new name for The Rental Show, which will now be called The ARA Show.

The changes are part of an extensive branding initiative—the first in more than 40 years—designed to better serve the association’s members, which represent a community of equipment and event rental professionals.

Snorkel to Offer Trigger Guard on New, Existing Lifts

Date: 03-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Snorkel trigger guard

HENDERSON, Nev. — Snorkel introduced a trigger guard solution that will be available as standard for all of the manufacturer’s lifts that have an enable switch operated joystick, as well as a retrofitted option for existing electric and rough terrain scissor lifts.

The trigger guard can also be retrofitted to any Snorkel models with an enable switch operated joystick, including some electric boom lifts, towable booms, and mast booms. 

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.