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Omaha Standard Palfinger names Regional Sales Manager - Midwest | Construction News

Date: 25-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

Omaha Standard Palfinger, located in Council Bluffs, IA, announced today the appointment of their newest Regional Sales Manager, David Phillips, who will cover the Midwest territory.

In this capacity reporting to Brian Heffron - National Sales Manager, David will sell all Omaha Standard Palfinger products, with a strong promotion of PALFINGER Service Cranes (PSC) and PAL Pro Mechanics Trucks. Meanwhile, he will also focus on solidifying an excellent distribution and service network experience for their end customers.

Manitex International, Inc. Welcomes Mynatt Truck & Equipment to Manitex‐ PM Knuckleboom Dealer Network

Date: 25-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitex International, Inc., leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the
appointment of Kansas‐based Mynatt Truck & Equipment as a distributor of knuckleboom cranes for the states of Kansas and Missouri.

Leading Midwest Equipment Dealer Signs on as Manitex‐PM Distributor | Construction News

Date: 25-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

Manitex International, Inc., (NASDAQ:MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the appointment of Nebraska‐based Crane Sales & Service as a Manitex‐PM knuckleboom dealer for Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota & Iowa.

ALL Family of Companies Named Authorized Dealer for Kobelco Cranes | Construction News

Date: 25-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Kobelco Crane

Effective immediately, the ALL Family of Companies has been named an authorized dealer for Kobelco Construction Machinery USA for the exclusive territory of Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh. The ALL Family will provide equipment and parts sales and equipment service for Kobelco’s complete CK series of 5 hydraulic lattice-boom crawler cranes, ranging from 85 USt to 275 USt capacities. 

Strong Exhibitor Support Pushes ICUEE 2017 to Exhibit Space Record

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
ICUEE 2017

Strong exhibitor support has pushed ICUEE, The Demo Expo to record size with 28 acres of the latest utility and construction equipment, products and technologies for attendees to explore, from more than 900 exhibitors (20-plus percent new to the show!).

ICUEE 2017 will feature specialized exhibit pavilions for fleet management, safety and green utilities, China and Korean exhibit pavilions, and the Lift Safety Zone from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

R.S. Audley Utilizes Link-Belt Lattice Crawlers for New Hampshire Bridge Project | Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Link-Belt Lattice Crawler Crane

R.S. Audley, Inc. of Bow, New Hampshire was awarded the contract for replacement of four northbound lanes of Little Bay Bridge, a nine-span steel girder bridge that carries Route 4, NH Route 16, and Spaulding Turnpike over the Piscataqua River in southeast New Hampshire. Little Bay Bridge carries well over 70,000 vehicles each day and is forecasted to carry 94,000 vehicles by 2025.

Shawmut Equipment Celebrates 60 Years | Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Shawmut celebrates 60 years

Shawmut Equipment has been a leading equipment distributor bringing quality products to its customers since 1957. This year marks 60 years of continued success in the industry. Shawmut represents the Manitowoc Crane Group’s range of construction cranes, including Manitowoc Crawler Cranes, Grove Rough Terrain Cranes, Grove GMK All Terrain Cranes, Grove Hydraulic Crawler Cranes, Grove Yard Boss Industrial Cranes, National Boom Trucks and Potain Self-Erecting Cranes, as well as a variety of utility equipment.

Hirschmann (PAT) introduces Phase II of the PRS90 Multi-Sensor Indicator

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
PRS90 Multi-Sensor Indicator

Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT) is pleased to introduce Phase II of the PRS90 multi-sensor indicator.  This system was designed to improve productivity in lifting applications and meet industry standards for indicating devices.