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Perkins Engines’ New Kentucky Parts Center to Speed Delivery, Service

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Perkins RLC

Perkins Engines is focusing on faster parts delivery and service with its new 37,000-sq.-ft. regional logistics center (RLC) in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Perkins chose the location for the center, which shares space in the UPS-SCS multi-client Kentucky Distribution Center, to be close to the UPS Worldport facility less than 50 miles away at Louisville International Airport and its access to the U.S. Interstate highway system to facilitate ground shipments across the U.S. and Canada.

C&D Technologies to Acquire Trojan Battery

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Trojan Battery

C&D Technologies, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, agreed to acquire Trojan Battery Company LLC, Santa Fe Springs, California, from its current majority owner, an affiliate of Charlesbank Capital Partners.
 
This acquisition will combine two leading battery manufacturers with complementary product portfolios to create one of the largest energy storage providers with over $1 billion of revenue, eight manufacturing facilities, and a presence in every major region.

Trojan Battery Introduces Trillium Lithium Ion Batteries

Date: 30-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Trojan Battery Trillium lithium ion

 
Trojan Battery Co. LLC, Santa Fe Springs, California, introduced the Trillium line of Trojan Intelligent Lithium batteries for deep-cycling applications, designed to be a replacement for existing lead acid batteries. 

With a life expectancy over 5,000 cycles, Trillium maximizes total energy throughput and lowers lifetime operating costs, which is ideal for meeting demanding deep-cycling requirements across a wide range of stationary and motive power applications.

JLG Offers 3-Foot Platform for Boom Lifts

Date: 17-10-2018 / Author: kscally
3-foot platform

JLG Industries can now equip all its engine-powered boom lifts with a 3-ft. platform.

The 30-in. by 36-in. platform is available as an aftermarket purchase or on new whole goods orders.

“These new smaller platforms help JLG meet the growing market demand for compact platforms to complete work in tight spaces,” said Bill Dovey, senior product manager, booms, JLG Industries Inc. “Smaller platforms allow workers to access work areas where traditional platforms wouldn’t fit.”

Genie Introduces Material Carrier Attachment for RT Scissor Lifts

Date: 17-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Material Carrier Attachment

Genie is offering the Lift Tools Material Carrier attachment designed for Genie GS-2669, GS-3369 and GS-4069 DC and RT rough terrain scissor lift.

Perkins Buys Out Engine Partner IAT

Date: 28-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Perkins Engines Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., and its affiliates have agreed to purchase the remaining share of its joint venture with IHI Agri-Tech Corporation (IAT). 

For over two decades, the joint venture has delivered a powerful range of engines in the 0.5-2.2 L space. Manufactured in the U.K., U.S., China, and Japan, there are currently more than 1 million Perkins 400 Series engines at work around the world, powering a wide range of off highway equipment. 

Trojan Battery Introduces New Logo, Refreshes Brand

Date: 24-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Trojan Battery Co. LLC updated its brand with a new look that includes a modern logo, vibrant colors, revised product branding, and a new tagline: Charging Forward.

The refreshed image will be incorporated in Trojan’s marketing campaigns, collateral, and new website, which is slated for later this year.  The classic maroon color of Trojan batteries will remain the same.

TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

Lifting Gear Hire Enhances Load Cell Fleet With Straightpoint Units

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
LGH Straightpoint Radiolink plus

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is upgrading its load cell fleet with Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units up to 220,000 lbs. in capacity.

The Radiolink plus, which is the U.K. manufacturer’s top selling load cell, is capable of both weighing and dynamic load monitoring for many applications.

The order from LGH will be delivered over a two- to-three-year period, ultimately resulting in 23 LGH lifting equipment rental facilities in the U.S. and Canada stocking exclusively SP product.

Terex AWP Overhauls Aftermarket Parts Team to Enhance Customer Support

Date: 07-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ryan Lusso

The North American aftermarket parts team of Terex AWP, Redmond, Washington, is undergoing changes to better meet customers’ needs and serve the market demands for Genie Genuine Parts, under the leadership of Matt Treadwell, the new Genie vice president of parts and services.

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