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Universal Equipment President Alastair Robertson Dies

Date: 31-01-2019 / Author: kscally
Alastair Robertson

Longtime MEWP industry veteran and advocate Alastair Robertson, president of Universal Equipment in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, died Jan. 30, 2019. He was 69.

Robertson, who was born Oct. 28, 1949, started in the MEWP industry in 1981 as a sales manager for Simon Aerials, which was subsequently purchased by Terex, followed by roles at Economy Engineering (acquired by Snorkel), Snorkel, Grove Manlift, and Skyjack. He then worked at S and R Equipment, JLG’s dealer in Chicago, from 1991 to 1995.

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.”

The three-axle Demag AC 45 City redefines compactness in the 50-ton lifting capacity class with a total length of 28’6”, a width of 8’4”, and an overall height of 10’8”. Its height can be reduced to less than 9 ft., and the base section of its fully hydraulic main boom is also particularly compact with its length of 25’7”.

New Terex Service Center Opens in Pennsylvania

Date: 27-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Terex Service Center Lancaster
Terex Service Center Lancaster

WATERTOWN, S.D. –– Terex opened a new Service Center in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area.

The company previously had a service center located in Thomasville. The new location is closer to a greater percentage of Terex equipment customers and team members. The 35,000-sq.-ft. facility allows Terex technicians to work safely and more efficiently, while providing room to grow.

Genie Announces Product Management Team Changes

Date: 14-03-2018 / Author: fmotz
Christine Zeznick
Zach Gilmore

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) appointed Christine Zeznick to the position of Genie senior product manager and business development manager for telematics. Zach Gilmor will succeed Zeznick as Genie product manager for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia region (EMEAR).

Diggerland USA Releases New Scissor Lift Ride, Elevation Station

Date: 02-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

For the average person, taking a joy ride up in an aerial scissor lift, traditionally used in building maintenance, warehousing, and construction, might just be a fantasy. Leave it to Diggerland USA to make dreams come true with their release of the third out of five new attractions being added for their upcoming 2018 season. “Elevation Station,” which seats five guests across a 6 foot wide by 20 foot long operating platform, will raise the thrill seekers up into the sky, reaching a maximum height just under 60 feet.

Terex to Show HyPower IM with Operational Aid Enhancement at TechAdvantage

Date: 27-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
HyPower IM

HyPower™ IM, the popular idle mitigation solution from Terex Utilities, will be featured on a Hi-Ranger™ LT40 aerial device from Booth 711 at TechAdvantage 2018 Conference & Expo, in Nashville, Tenn. The patent pending HyPower Hybrid System for aerial devices offers a lighter weight system that reduces fuel usage and exhaust emissions, at a lower price point than other hybrid systems.

Terex AWP Shares Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Date: 14-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results.

Genie Redefines The Digital Customer Experience

Date: 16-01-2018 / Author: fmotz

Redesigned to provide customers easy access to information, Genie, a Terex brand, redefines the digital customer experience with the relaunch of its online properties, including GenieLift.com, Genie® used equipment, as well as the Genie Lift Pro™ Operator Training and Genie Tech Pro™ Service Training sites, in North America.

Genie Expands Its Sales Team in North America

Date: 15-12-2017 / Author: fmotz
Dickey Benett

Committed to earning customers’ business with responsive support, Genie has hired six new sales representatives in North America to represent the company — Dickey Bennett, Justin Kelley, Dave Porter, Tim Schmidt, Mike Shaw and Brad Trask. These gentlemen will support all Genie products and services for the company’s customers, working to meet customers’ needs, as well as helping to develop new growth opportunities, while remaining focused on their customers’ business goals.

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