Utility Equipment

LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

Terex Opens New Washington Service Center

Date: 31-01-2019 / Author: kscally
Terex Washington Service Center

Terex relocated its Service Center in Seattle, opening a new location approximately 15 miles southeast in Kent, Washington.

The new Service Center offers upgraded service and inspection capabilities and supports a broader market of equipment owners. 

“We are excited about this new site as it is centrally located and provides easy access from both Seattle and Tacoma,” said Jerry Kienast, regional operations manager. “These two markets are among the top five cities in Washington state.”

New Terex Utilities Leaders to Expand Technical Services, Support

Date: 15-01-2019 / Author: kscally

Terex Utilities announced two organizational changes, promoting Richard Gunderman to vice president of parts and services and naming Nick Cammisa to the newly created position of director of service sales.

Gunderman will report to Clint Weber, vice president and general manager for Terex Utilities. Cammisa will report to Gunderman.

Manitex Adds New Boom Truck, Articulating Crane Distributor

Date: 18-12-2018 / Author: kscally

Manitex International Inc. expanded its boom truck and articulating crane distribution network to include Southwest Products, with its manufacturing headquarters in Surprise, Arizona. 

Effective immediately, Southwest Products (SWP) joins the growing network of industrial equipment dealers supporting Manitex products, globally, with its four locations in California and Arizona now offering Manitex boom trucks and Manitex-PM articulating cranes. 

EUFMC Adds Astronaut Mark Kelly as Dinner Speaker

Date: 17-12-2018 / Author: kscally
EUFMC Mark Kelly

The 66th annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference will feature American hero Mark Kelly, a highly decorated astronaut and retired U.S. Navy captain, as its dinner speaker on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

The conference will be held June 2-5, 2019, at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Terex Service Center Employees to Share Military Veteran Stories on TV Show

Date: 12-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Military Makeover Terex Service Center employees

Five Terex Service Center team members will be featured on an episode of “Military Makeover: Operation Career,” to air on the Lifetime Network on Dec. 20 at 7:30 a.m. EST.

The television series highlights military veterans who have transitioned out of the military into successful civilian careers. The Terex team members who were filmed for the show previously served in the U.S. Marines, Army, Navy, and Air Force.

2018 LLEAP Award Winners Announced

Date: 29-11-2018 / Author: kscally

Lift and Access announced the winners of the 13th annual Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Plaftorms (LLEAP) Awards, which recognize the industry's most innovative new products.

To be considered in the 2018 LLEAP competition, a new product, major product improvement, or accessory must have been available in North America and introduced or delivered to the market between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018.

The two top-ranked products in each of the five LLEAP categories are:

Aerial Lifts

Terex Utilities, Custom Truck One Source Congratulate Hurtman Rescue Competition Winners

Date: 31-10-2018 / Author: kscally
2018 Hurtman Rescue Competition

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source offered their congratulations to the winners of the the Hurtman Rescue competition at the International Lineman’s Rodeo recently held in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Fall Protection Company Launches New Brand, Products at Safety Show

Date: 21-10-2018 / Author: kscally

Pure Safety Group (PSG), which recently acquired four safety equipment companies, is launching as the PSG brand, a family of the combined company brands and harmonized product lines at the 2018 National Safety Congress (NSC) trade show in Houston. 

In the last 10 months, PSG acquired Web Devices, Guardian Fall Protection, Checkmate, and Ty-Flot to become the largest dedicated provider of height safety equipment and services in the world.

AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

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