Construction Industry News

Deutz Diesel Engine Debuts in Skyjack Telescopic Handler

Date: 18-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine

NORCROSS, Ga. – Skyjack’s new compact telescopic handler introduces the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. 

Both the SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine debuted at the 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

Terex Utilities to Combine Manufacturing Facilities, Increase Capacity With New Headquarters

Date: 17-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Utilities Headquarters

WATERTOWN, S.D.  – Terex Utilities plans to construct a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on a 55-acre site to house all of its assembly, fiberglass, paint, and installation for the company’s aerial devices, digger derricks, and auger drills.

By consolidating from 10 facilities to one, Terex Utilities aims to enhance its production efficiencies and improve product lead times.

Founded in 1945 under the Telelect brand, Terex Utilities is a global supplier of insulated utility equipment and customer-focused innovation.

Liebherr, Magni Partner on Slewing Drives for Telehandlers

Date: 12-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Magni telehandler

The Liebherr Components division and Magni Telescopic Handlers Srl signed an agreement for the delivery of drives for Magni machines.

Liebherr will introduce its three-stage slewing drives to the telehandler market, which will enhance the precision and stability of RTH machines.

H&E Moves to New Colorado Location

Date: 12-04-2018 / Author: kscally
H&E Fort Collins

H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) has relocated its branch in Fort Collins, Colorado, to a new facility at 1429 East Mulberry St.

The full-service branch supports customers in northern Colorado, southeastern Wyoming, and western Nebraska.

The 16,000-sq.-ft. facility sits on 4 acres with a fully fenced and paved yard, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with eight pull-through bays.  At this facility, they can repair a larger volume of general industrial and construction equipment.

Man Behind Film ‘127 Hours’ to Speak at 2018 EUFMC

Date: 12-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Aron Ralston

Aron Ralston, fearless adventurer and subject of the film "127 Hours," will share his inspirational story at the 2018 Electric Utility Fleets Managers Conference, set for June 3-6 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Trojan Battery Appoints Lithuania Distributor

Date: 10-04-2018 / Author: kscally

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Trojan Battery Co. LLC named Girupis.LT as a master distributor of Trojan batteries in Lithuania.
Based in Kaunas, one of Lithuania’s largest economic and academic city centers, Girupis is a leading battery distributor for the region. Girupis supports a variety of applications and industries in Trojan’s core market segments including warehouse management, marine, trucking, and recreations vehicles.

Palfinger Distributor Changes Name

Date: 06-04-2018 / Author: kscally

TIFFIN, Ohio - Palfinger announced that its distributor PalFleet Truck Equipment  Company has been renamed to Palfinger USA LLC. 

PalFleet formed in 2010 by integrating the Palfinger Group’s Tiffin Loader Crane Co. with Omaha Standard Distribution, after acquiring it in 2008. Today, their various locations across the United States offer sales and service support for the Palfinger portfolio.

Though the name is shifting from PalFleet to Palfinger, all core elements will  remain the same. The purpose of the name change was to keep products, sales, and service under one brand.

Versalift East Now Offers LINE-X Coatings

Date: 03-04-2018 / Author: kscally
LINE-X Coatings
LINE-X Coatings

Versalift East of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, added LINE-X Coatings to its line of available products. 

The specialized, high-performance coating provides maximum durability and long-term protection with its impact and damage resistance. It reduces repair, replacement, and maintenance costs, as well as offering a professional look to vehicles.

LINE-X Coatings Exceed ASTM c1028 and NFPA 1901 slip-resistance standards. They are chemical resistant and easy to clean. They also have a seamless corrosion-resistant barrier.

Alliance: Rental Outlook Solid Globally for 2018

Date: 02-04-2018 / Author: kscally

A survey of the Global Rental Alliance (GRA) shows rental revenue increased 6% over the previous year’s report to reach nearly $97 billion among its member associations.

New Case Construction Equipment Vice President to Oversee North America

Date: 27-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Michel Marchand

RACINE, Wis. - Case Construction Equipment named Michel Marchand as the new vice president for North America, replacing Scott Harris, who has taken a similar role at Case IH.

Marchand previously served as the regional sales director for Canada, and he will now oversee all Case Construction operations in North America.