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M-L Holdings Company Crane Group Acquires Chellino Crane

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

M-L Holdings Company Crane Group announced that is has acquired Chellino Crane, a premier crane services company in the Chicagoland area. Founded in 1947 by Sam Chellino, the company has grown to become one of the largest crane companies in the Midwest.

Tadano Announces Coastline Equipment Expansion

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Tadano has recently expanded Coastline Equipment’s crane division territory to include Nevada and Idaho. Since 2005 California-based distributor Coastline Equipment, a division of Bragg Companies, has provided crane sales, rental and customer service for Tadano cranes through their locations in California and the state of Baja, Mexico. 

Q4 Economic Outlook Forecasts 4.3% Growth In Equipment and Software Investment in 2017

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Investment in equipment and software is projected to expand 4.3 percent in 2017 according to the Q4 update to the 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

Dana Names New Chief Technology Officer

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Christophe Dominiak

October 3,2017 - Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced that it has selected Christophe Dominiak to serve as its new senior vice president and chief technology officer.  He replaces George Constand, who is retiring. 

Grayhill Offers Wide Range of Hall Effect Joystick Switches

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

Grayhill, Inc. offers an extensive line of Hall Effect joystick and rotary switches, which offer precise cursor control, redundancy options, and very low power consumption. The Hall Effect switches are ideal for a variety of fine position applications, including speed control, gain adjustment, screen navigation, and hydraulic valve/flow control, as well as motion control and potentiometer replacement.

Steel Erector and Design Organizations Work Together to Improve Steel Erector Certification Requirements

Date: 03-10-2017 / Author: fmotz

October 3,2017- The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have worked together to draft a reciprocal indemnity agreement and revise the additional insured language as part of AISC’s Certified Steel Erector program requirements. The reciprocal indemnity and revised additional insured language is mutually beneficial to both AISC and steel erectors participating in the Certified Steel Erector program.

New ERGO-ECO Crawler Crane with Knuckle Boom

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Air Technical Industries (ATI) announces the development of a new all-terrain crawler crane for outdoor and indoor use. The unique features of the Crawler crane include ergonomic and eco-friendly (ergo-eco) clean operation, quiet movement, remote controlled walk along functionality, turning on the dime (360°) and ability to travel in any direction for multi-use applications.

CraneWorks Canada Named as Bronto Skylift’s Distributor in Canada

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Bronto Skylift, a leading manufacturer of truck-mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs), expands its services in Canada and names CraneWorks Canada, located in Calgary, Alberta, as a distributor for Bronto Skylift’s products in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CraneWorks operates eight full-service facilities in the US and Canada, offering new and used sales, nationwide service, worldwide parts, and an extensive rental fleet to customers from a wide variety of industries.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division

Date: 27-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. today announced the promotion of Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division. Shuffield will be responsible for leading the Crane Division’s service operations, which span across the company’s ten branches in Oklahoma, North and West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. 

AEM's Brittany Faust Named to Exhibitions Industry ‘20 Under 30’ Program

Date: 22-09-2017 / Author: fmotz
Brittany Faust

Brittany Faust of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has been selected as a ’20 Under 30’ honoree by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

According to IAEE, its 20 Under 30 Program is designed to provide young-professional exhibition organizer members with industry and leadership education for professional growth in the exhibitions and events industry, with the goal of helping them become better, more productive professionals.

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