Utility Equipment

Tadano adds Flaherty Equipment Repair Corporation as New Dealer | Construction News

Date: 26-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Flaherty Dealer

Tadano America has appointed Massachusetts based Flaherty Equipment as a distributor for Tadano crane products. Flaherty Equipment will be responsible for the sales, marketing and customer service for Tadano’s line of rough terrain and all-terrain cranes.

"​Flaherty Equipment is based on service.  We realize the importance of limited down time,” states Jeanne Flaherty. “Tadano products provide our customers with the quality and dependability they need to stay up and running,” ​  

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).

Kirby-Smith Expands Salesforce in Texas to Meet Customer Demand

Date: 18-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Kirby-Smith Personnel

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, has hired five new salesmen to offer more comprehensive sales coverage for its customer base in North and West Texas.   

Kirby-Smith’s Vice President of Sales, Del Keffer believes the hires will ensure that Kirby-Smith can better partner with customers to provide a one-of-a-kind business relationship.  

New Drive at Cometto

Date: 12-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

As known, Cometto was taken over by the international Faymonville Group in April.

With headquarters in Luxembourg Faymonville is the leading manufacturer of trailers for special and heavy duty transport. This family company employs around 950 people and runs production sites in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Italy and Russia. 

Utility One Source Announces Acquisition of Equipment Repair Solutions | Construction News

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

Utility One Source ("UOS") today announced the acquisition of Equipment Repair Solutions ("ERS"), a provider of upfitting services to the building supply market. Based in Tampa, Florida, ERS's existing management will continue to provide the Southeast region with exceptional upfitting services while growing the business as part of Utility One Source.

The SmartEquip Network Welcomes Lincoln Electric

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

The SmartEquip Network is proud to announce the onboarding of Lincoln Electric. This partnership will provide owners of Lincoln Electric welding equipment with all the critical product information and parts support catalogs they need to maintain their fleet.

Construction Spending Flat in May

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Associated Press reports that U.S. construction spending was flat in May with homebuilding falling again, even as buyers face climbing prices and a shortage of available properties on the market.

The Commerce Department reported on Monday no increase in construction spending in May, which follows a report two weeks ago showing that housing starts fell for the third straight month.

Scott Powerline GTC-600 is First in Field

Date: 28-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
GTC 600

Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment has been the first to introduce several new Tadano Mantis models over the years. And the latest telescopic boom crawler crane for Scott Powerline is the GTC-600, which is the first of this model to be received by a dealer, placed in a rental fleet and now put on a job site. The 66-ton machine is currently working on a 20-mile powerline transmission construction project in Texas for Can-Fer Utility Services LLC, a Quanta Services company.

EUFMC 2017 Delivers Educational Value to Utility Fleet Professionals

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
EUFMC

More than 120 fleet representatives and over 325 representatives from 101 manufacturers and service providers attended the 2017 Electric Utility Fleet Manufacturers Conference from June 4-7, 2017 at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Kirby-Smith Welcomes Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for Kansas City | Construction Equipment News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Tim Yauilla

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for the equipment distributor’s Kansas City location, which will open in mid-summer 2017. Yauilla will be responsible for Kansas City’s branch operations, including parts, service, sales and rental operations oversight. Prior to Kirby-Smith, he spent the past 26 years with Link-Belt Construction Equipment in various roles such as Branch Manager for the Norfolk, VA area, and District Manager for the Southeastern United States. 

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