Utility Equipment

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. 

Yokohama Tire Corporation Names Rick Alonzo Senior Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Rick Alonzo

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) announced that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. He will report to Yokohama COO Jeff Barna.

“Rick brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centers,” Barna said. “He’ll definitely be a major asset for us.”

AEM Wins Innovation Honors for ‘Tech Experience’ at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.

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