Construction Industry News

Trackunit, Point of Rental Partner to Integrate Data, Services

Date: 06-08-2019 / Author: abrumm
Trackunit

August 6, 2019 – Trackunit and Point of Rental announced a long-term partnership to enable businesses relying on equipment rentals to perform jobs more efficiently.

“We’re going beyond the health and location of the machine,” said Jeff Cohen, president of Trackunit. “By partnering with industry leader Point of Rental, who shares a similar macro vision and desire to raise industry standards, we can connect the ecosystem even further and automate much more than ever.”

United Rentals Releases New Brand Campaign

Date: 06-08-2019 / Author: abrumm

United Rentals Inc., aims to highlight equipment underutilization in its new B2B campaign created in partnership with Droga5.

The campaign, titled “A Better Worksite is Here,” shines a light on improving worksite efficiency across construction, industrial, and infrastructure projects throughout North America. The full 360 campaign components include TV, immersive content, contextual OOH, and targeted digital.

EnerSys Restructures Charger Portfolio

Date: 31-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
EnerSys Restructures Charger Portfolio

July 31, 2019 – EnerSys announced a restructure of its Motive Power chargers portfolio.

The battery charger offering is now organized according to performance and charging profiles, making it easier for the consumer to clearly identify the charging program required to meet their battery power demands. Each charger offers unique attributes to ensure the consistent delivery of outstanding performance for a variety of battery chemistries, battery sizes, and required charging profiles.

JCB Apprentices Win SkillsUSA National Competition

Date: 26-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
Two JCB apprentices won first place in the mechatronics division at the recent SkillsUSA national championships.

July 26, 2019 – Two JCB apprentices won first place in the mechatronics division at the recent SkillsUSA national championships.

Anthony Smith and Victor De La Cruz were tested in practical skills in pneumatic technology, electrical systems, mechanical systems, and general automation techniques. Smith and De La Cruz now have the opportunity to compete in the WorldSkills championships held in Shanghai in the fall of 2021. 

JLG Named Cat Rental Store 2018 Allied Vendor of the Year

Date: 26-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
JLG

July 26, 2019 — JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of aerial work platforms, has been named the Cat Rental Store 2018 Allied Vendor of the Year.

Announced at the company’s annual vendor event, JLG was acknowledged for its product support and quality policy, ease of doing business with, and overall vendor satisfaction rate for aerial work platforms. The Cat Rental Store is a combined global network of 1,429 dealer-owned locations for Caterpillar and allied equipment, along with specialized tools to meet most jobsite needs.

Gehl Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Date: 24-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
Andrew Loehr

July 24, 2019 — The Gehl Foundation awarded $20,000 collegiate scholarships for two students beginning in the fall of 2019.

Anna Kiskunas, daughter of Manitou Group employee Steve Kiskunas, and Andrew Loehr, son of Manitou Group employee Thomas Loehr, are the recipients of the scholarships for 2019. Since 1966, the Gehl Foundation has selected outstanding high school students as recipients of this scholarship; the chosen students being children of Manitou Group employees in North America.

Runnion Equipment Builds New Facility in Illinois

Date: 24-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
Runnion Equipment Hodgkins Facility

July 24, 2019 – Runnion Equipment hosted a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, June 26 at their new facility in Hodgkins, Illinois.

JCB Dealer Network Expands in Canada with Jade Equipment JCB

Date: 17-07-2019 / Author: abrumm

July 17, 2019 – Jade Equipment JCB is the newest addition to JCB’s growing North American dealer network.

Perkins Upgrades Ecoplus Oil Filter

Date: 16-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
Perkins Ecoplus

July 16, 2019 - Perkins has extended its Perkins Ecoplus range of filters with the addition of a newly designed oil filter. 

The Perkins Ecoplus oil filter has been fitted on the new EU Stage V Perkins Syncro 3.6 and 2.8 liter engines. Previously utilizing a spin-on oil filter across its engine range, Perkins has taken the opportunity to upgrade the filter as part of the design work undertaken on the new engine range. 

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