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Terex Utilities Promotes Cammisa to Senior Director of Services

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities announces that Nick Cammisa has been promoted to Senior Director of Services, and will now lead the Terex Services team.

“Nick brings well-rounded experience to his role as Senior Director of Services from branch management, sales, and strategic account management, and is positioned to lead …

Monroe Tractor Acquires Three Lamb and Webster Locations

ROCHESTER, NY — Monroe Tractor, a distributor of agriculture and construction equipment in New York State, announces that they have acquired three Lamb and Webster locations: Springville, New York; North Java, New York; and Grove City, Pennsylvania. The purchase of the Lamb and Webster locations, further increases Monroe Tractor’s …

Sunbelt Rentals Sets the Gold Standard for Recruiting, Employing, and Retaining Veterans

FORT MILL, SC — Sunbelt Rentals, an equipment rental company, has been recognized with three awards for its efforts to recruit and retain military veterans in North America and globally.

For the first time, Sunbelt Rentals has received the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE …

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Curry Supply Hires Henry as Director of Quality and Customer Service

ALTOONA, PA — Curry Supply Co. announces its new hire, Tim Henry, as the new Director of Continuous Improvement, Quality, and Customer Service.

In this role, Henry will be responsible for innovation and continuous improvement initiatives across multi-jurisdictions. He will play a crucial part in helping to foster a …

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JLG’s All-New E18 Vertical Mast Lifts Now Available

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, introduces an all-new vertical mast lift series to the market. The new JLG E18MCL model is well-suited for construction and industrial applications that require outdoor and indoor …

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Komatsu Company-Owned Stores in the Northeast will Carry Genesis Demolition and Recycling Attachments

HATFIELD, PA — When choosing demolition or recycling attachments, customers demand products that can excel in and withstand those tough applications. Because Genesis has earned an excellent reputation as a provider of high-quality attachments, the Komatsu company-owned stores in the northeast region will now offer attachments from Genesis.

"We have …

Curry Supply Co. Attends, Provides Recap of CAT UEM Conference

HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA — The Curry Supply Co. team recently attended the CAT UEM conference. Curry Supply's Off Road Sales Manager Tom Schnakenberg and Regional Sales Manager Stephen Nelson represented the company at the conference. The event offered networking opportunities and the chance to reconnect, build new relationships, and discuss industry …

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Exyn Technologies and Trimble Collaborate on a Proof of Concept for a Fully Autonomous Surveying Solution for Construction

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex, GPS-denied environments, announce a strategic collaboration to explore the use of autonomous construction surveying technology. The solution will integrate Boston Dynamics' Spot robot, the ExynPak powered by ExynAI, and the Trimble X7 total station. …

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H&E Opens New Branch in New Castle, Delaware

NEW CASTLE, DE — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its New Castle branch, the first in the state of Delaware. The branch includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is capable of handling a variety of construction and general industrial …

JLG Expands Authorized Service Provider Network to Support Customers’ Maintenance and Repair Needs

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, is expanding its network of Authorized Service Providers in the United States to provide equipment repair, warranty, maintenance, inspections, parts, and other support services nationwide to JLG customers. …

LiuGong North America Welcomes Modern Group to Dealer Network

BRISTOL, PA — LiuGong North America is welcoming Bristol, Pennsylvania-based Modern Group Ltd. to its growing dealer lineup. Founded in 1946, the company is an industrial equipment distributor and service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, with eight locations across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Modern Group President and CEO Paul …

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Reliable Wins

Bright white lights shine down on a large, 10-foot diameter blue pipe that is attached with three chains to a ZX870LC-6. The excavator lifts the pipe up and places it into a 35-foot-deep trench. It’s 4 a.m. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but for the Marona Construction Company crew, the workday is …

Takeuchi Launches New Line of Hydraulic Hammers

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi has added seven sound-suppressed hydraulic hammer models to the Takeuchi Attachment Program, helping compact track loader and compact excavator owners accomplish more with their machines.

“Hydraulic hammers are invaluable attachments for breaking up asphalt, concrete, rocks, and other hard materials,” said Lee Padgett, Product Manager …

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Trimble and HP Collaborate to Explore the Use of Robotic Technology for Autonomous Indoor Construction Layout

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and HP are collaborating on the integration of Trimble's latest robotic total station with HP's new SitePrint robotic layout solution. The solution focuses on transforming the layout process for indoor construction projects.

The announcement was made at the Trimble Dimensions+ Conference, where HP and Trimble …

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Trimble Construction Cloud Powered by Microsoft Azure Launches at Trimble Dimensions+ Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble announces the launch of Trimble Construction Cloud powered by Microsoft Azure, an industry cloud to streamline construction projects. Trimble Construction Cloud was developed as part of Trimble's collaboration with Microsoft to advance technology adoption and accelerate the digital transformation of the construction, agriculture, and transportation …

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Vincent Joins JLG and JERR-DAN as Director of Marketing

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — Oshkosh Corporation companies JLG Industries, Inc. and Jerr-Dan Corporation, LLC hire Sara Vincent as the new Director of Marketing for the Access segment. In this role, Vincent will lead marketing and communications initiatives for JLG mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, as well as Jerr-Dan towing …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Gray as Director of Marketing, Herron as Marketing Coordinator

ALTOONA, PA — Curry Supply Co. announces two new additions to the Curry team. The company welcomes Rob Gray as the new Director of Marketing, and Sara Herron as the Marketing Coordinator.

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In the Director of Marketing role, Gray will provide leadership in effective and focused marketing strategies. …
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Junttan Oy to Offer Trimble Groundworks Machine Control for Piling Machines from the Factory

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and Junttan Oy announce the availability of Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System for Piling Machines as a factory option on Junttan Oy foundation machines.

Trimble Groundworks is a 3D machine control system that improves efficiency and reduces downtime with stakeless navigation, productivity and quality monitoring, and …

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Monroe Tractor Adds Parker as Wirtgen Group Sales Specialist

SYRACUSE, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Ray Parker as Wirtgen Group Sales Specialist at its Syracuse, New York, location.

Parker will serve Monroe Tractor's 12-county territory throughout South, Central, and Northern New York. He will focus on building relationships with current and new customers in the road building and pit …

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Trimble and ABI GMBH Offer Trimble Ready Option for Piling and Drilling Machines

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and ABI Maschinenfabrik und Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH announce the introduction of a Trimble Ready factory option for new ABI MOBILRAM-Systems and DELMAG Drill Rigs. ABI piling and drilling machines shipped from the factory will be ready for the installation of the Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System, which …

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Trimble Introduces Horizontal Steering Control, Automatic Screed Width Control for Vogele Asphalt Pavers

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble introduces the Trimble Roadworks Paving Control Platform version 2.10 with Horizontal Steering Control for Vogele Navitronic asphalt pavers. The addition of Horizontal Steering Control and automatic screed width control for Vogele pavers is another step forward in Trimble's path toward machine control autonomy.

Trimble Roadworks version …

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Wilden Releases New 76 mm (3") Metal Equalizer Surge Dampener - Integrated SD Series

GRAND TERRACE, CA — Wilden, a brand of PSG, a Dover company, has extended its line of metal Equalizer Surge Dampeners - Integrated SD Series (ISD) with the addition of a new 76 mm (3”) model. Designed to integrate directly into the manifold of a Wilden metal air-operated …

Drones are Benefitting Earthmoving Operations

MILWAUKEE, WI — Drones — the aerial eye of the jobsite — have become a very versatile tool for earthmoving operations. Among the benefits: increasing efficiency, productivity, and accuracy on jobsites. In addition, drones help reduce unplanned costs and rework throughout a project by providing a steady stream of jobsite …

Monroe Tractor Welcomes Wright, Equipment Sales Rep to Cover Central New York

SYRACUSE, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Keegan Wright to the Syracuse, New York, location.

Keegan joins Monroe Tractor just a few years out of Utica College with a major in business management and marketing and a starter on the football team. Keegan has experienced a few sales forays, working in …

Preventative Maintenance Tips for Backhoes

MILWAUKEE, WI — Preventive maintenance “is a very broad term,” said George MacIntyre, Product Manager at CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibitor CASE Construction Equipment. “It can be as formal as the critical practice of performing regular service, as prescribed by the manufacturer of the machine, throughout the machine’s life. Or it …

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The Future is Now: Examining Construction’s Power Alternatives

At the center of any construction alternative power discussion is diesel. Diesel remains the go-to power on jobsites. According to the Diesel Technology Forum, 98 percent of construction's energy use in the United States comes from diesel.

But with global initiatives underway to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by …

Choosing Screen Media to Improve Production and Solve Screening Problems

With proposed infrastructure programs being discussed to offset the economic impacts of COVID-19, aggregate materials could see a spike in demand. This progression can lead to increased profits for mineral processing operations. However, maximizing efficiency to capitalize on this opportunity requires the right equipment. It is critical that operations evaluate …

Kohler Engines Approves Usage of HVO in the USA

KOHLER, WI — All Kohler diesel-fueled engines are approved to use HVO in the United States, in line with ASTM D975 standard. This confirmation comes just a few months after European compliance was announced. In February, in fact, Kohler had announced approval to use HVO for all its diesel engines …

PALFINGER Announces Daneluz as New Vice President Sales & Service NAM Region

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA — Ismael Daneluz joins PALFINGER’s North American Region in the executive capacity of Vice President of Sales and Service. Daneluz will be responsible for developing strategic sales plans, based on the company’s goals, that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for the organization as well …

Sharing Equipment in Upstate New York Orleans County Helps Towns Conserve Resources and Stay Productive

In the snowbelt of western New York between Buffalo and Rochester, town and county highway departments often share equipment to keep productivity high and capital costs on budget. The town of Albion Highway Department understands the benefits of inter-governmental cooperation, frequently sharing attachments and machines with other Orleans County townships …

Stickels Replaces Retiring Barndollar as Takeuchi's Northeast Region Business Manager

CORTLAND, NY — Takeuchi-US names Carl Stickels as its new Regional Business Manager (RBM) for the Northeast region. Stickels will replace current Northeast RBM Mark Barndollar, who is retiring after a long career in construction equipment sales, including almost seven years with Takeuchi. Stickels will now be responsible for …

BOMAG Americas Remembers Industry Leader, Long-Time Team Member Bert DeJong After his Passing

RIDGEWAY, SC — It is with deep sadness that BOMAG Americas announces the passing of Bert DeJong, a company leader and industry veteran for more than 30 years. DeJong is well remembered for being smart, honest, and fair and an industry pioneer, who helped drive success for both rental …

Doosan Announces its Top-Performing North American Dealers of 2021

STATE COLLEGE, PA — Doosan Infracore North America announces its top-performing dealers of 2021. The top 10 dealers are among more than 170 Doosan construction equipment dealers in North America.

Doosan annually recognizes its heavy equipment dealers that have excelled in providing top-level performance in sales, parts, and service to …

Monroe Tractor Promotes Shuman as Albany’s Service Manager

ALBANY, NY — Monroe Tractor announces the promotion of Rhiannon Shuman from Service Writer to Service Manager. Shuman will be responsible for all communications within the service department and with customers. Her primary goal will be to assure that Monroe Tractor will keep its customers' equipment up and running.

Shuman's …

Vacuworx Appoints Tipton Executive Vice President, COO

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Robert Tipton has joined the company as Executive Vice President and has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Tipton joins the team with decades of knowledge in production and supply chain management, including executive leadership credentials and more than 20 years of …

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Yanmar Compact Equipment’s Largest Mini Excavators Provide Maximum Power in Tight Spaces

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment offers the ViO80-1A and SV100-2A, the largest models in their mini excavator line. The machines provide the performance, efficiency, technology, and reliability needed for tough jobs, allowing for maximum productivity in construction, landscaping, and utility applications. Both models feature Yanmar Compact Equipment’s four-year/4,000-hour …

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Changing the Game with the EWRS-HS Hard Surface Skid Steer Tire

WINNIPEG, MB — Evolution Wheel is a manufacturer of heavy-duty skid steer tires. The EWRS-HS series solid skid steer tire is the hard surface version of the EWRS-AT series all-terrain tire. The solid EWRS-HS skid steer tire is ideal for surfaces like concrete or asphalt.

Evolution Wheel spends a lot …

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C.N. Wood Acquires Three Komatsu Dealerships Along I-84

WOBURN, MA — C.N. Wood — a heavy equipment dealer based in Massachusetts — has purchased three full-service dealer locations from heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu, expanding C.N. Wood’s reach and adding 60 employees. The acquisition, which is the largest in the company’s history, will expand C.N. Wood’s footprint in …

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Five Tips for Mini Excavator Maintenance

Maintenance might not be your favorite thing to do, but this minor inconvenience can help you avoid major headaches in the future. Good maintenance practices not only keep the machine running at peak performance, but they also minimize downtime from repairs that come from ignoring key maintenance requirements. Here are …

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Managing Screen Media Selection, Installation and Maintenance

It doesn’t matter how much aggregate is produced in a day if it is contaminated or not sized correctly. Though screen media is a minor cost when compared to larger equipment in a quarry or mine, it is a crucial part of any operation’s profit machine. One unexpected break and …

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Project Owners Drive Tech Adoption

The needs of the project owner have always defined the parameters of a construction job, but all signs are pointing to owners playing a bigger role in the use of technology on their projects in the future, especially as we begin to see federal funds put to work on transportation …

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Grove Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

SHADY GROVE, PA — Grove is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022, a significant milestone for the crane manufacturer.

Grove was launched in 1947 in a garage in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The Grove brothers — John and Dwight, and Wayne Nicarry — were building farm wagons when they realized …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its new Philadelphia rental branch, its first in the state of Pennsylvania. The 15,400-square-foot facility sits on 2.75 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop with six service bays. It is capable …

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K-Tec and Ashland Acquire Metalcraft Scrapers

LOUISVILLE, GA — K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries, providers of pull-pan scraper earthmoving products, announce the acquisition of Metalcraft of GA, Inc., a heavy equipment manufacturer. This acquisition provides a facility presence in the Southeastern U.S. along with expanded product offerings from the Metalcraft brand. The Metalcraft facility, …

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Volvo CE Breaks Ground on $6.4M North American Technician Training Center

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently broke ground on a new $6.4-million technician training center at the company’s North American headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Scheduled to open in early 2023, the world-class facility will host in-person and virtual training courses for heavy equipment technicians.

“Technicians are critical …

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Volvo Construction Equipment Names 2021 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year

HARRISBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has named Highway Equipment & Supply Co. its 2021 Dealer of the Year in North America. It also recognized Hoffman Equipment as its 2021 Uptime Dealer of the Year.

The Dealer of the Year award celebrates the North American dealership that exemplifies …

Curry Supply Company Completes Major Expansion and Relocation

MARTINSBURG, PA — Curry Supply Company, a manufacturer of specialized commercial truck equipment, announces relocation of its main manufacturing facility from its current location in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, to Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. The company relocated to the DeGol Industrial Center.

Additionally, several Curry Supply administrative personnel from departments such as sales, …

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Mecalac Adds Seven Dealers to Growing North American Network

NORFOLK, MA — Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, welcomed seven new North American dealers to its growing network. Located in Virginia, New York, Tennessee, Idaho, Kentucky, and Colorado in the U.S. as well as British Columbia in Canada, the expanded …

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Barry Equipment Expands its Doosan Footprint with a New Facility in Connecticut

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Barry Equipment, a longtime Doosan dealer, is adding a new location in South Windsor, Connecticut. The new 5,000-square-foot facility will serve customers throughout Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, and New York State.

Tom Barry started Barry Equipment in 1985, and the company has been a Doosan dealer …

Takeuchi Expands Dealer Network with Three New GT Mid Atlantic Locations

FOLCROFT, PA — GT Mid Atlantic will now offer Takeuchi equipment at three additional dealer locations in Folcroft, Pennsylvania; Vineland, New Jersey; and Freehold, New Jersey. Each will sell and support Takeuchi’s compact equipment, including excavators, track loaders, and wheel loaders.

An entity of Groff Tractor Holdings, LLC, GT …

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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …

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Monroe Tractor Names Downing Operations Director for New York and New England Locations

ROCHESTER, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Greg Downing as Operations Director. Downing will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all areas of Monroe Tractor’s construction and agriculture locations in New York and New England.

While working for the family business, Downing took an interest in working in the …

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Sunbelt Rentals Gives Away Ford Bronco to Raise Money for Gary Sinise Foundation

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Sunbelt Rentals, an equipment rental company, announces the winner of the company’s First Edition for Our Heroes Sweepstakes, a fundraiser to support the Veterans Programs provided by the Gary Sinise Foundation. Sunbelt Rentals presented a 2021 fully loaded, first edition Ford Bronco to Brenda Eagle of …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), announces the appointment of Stan Park as President of the company. A 27-year veteran of Hyundai, Park previously held various field and executive-level leadership roles, most recently as the Vice President of Marketing and Dealer Development.

“Stan is a pillar of …

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Monroe Tractor Promotes Uricchio as Parts Manager for Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Mike Uricchio has been promoted to Parts Manager for the company's location in South Windsor, Connecticut.

Uricchio graduated from Porter and Chester Technical College and was employed as a Service Technician at a local equipment dealership. Shortly after in 2018, Uricchio accepted a …

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Dynapac North America Names Roush President/General Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Dynapac announces the appointment of Jamie Roush to President/General Manager of Dynapac North America.

Roush is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the equipment industry. Roush has been with Dynapac North America since the transition in 2017 and held various management positions at …

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Curry Supply Co. Hires Nassif as Senior Director of Supply Chain

MARTINSBURG, PA — Curry Supply Company announces that Esber Nassif has joined Curry Supply as Senior Director of Supply Chain. In this new role, Nassif is responsible for the company’s overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of materials, managing vendor relationships and development, inbound and outbound logistics, and …

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Terex Trucks Becomes Rokbak

Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks rebrands as Rokbak and announces its vision for an exciting new future. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on September 1, attended by dealers, customers, media, and Volvo Group colleagues from around the world.

Rokbak is the new name …

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Curry Supply Co. Hires Rearick as Regional Sales Manager

MARTINSBURG, PA — Curry Supply Company announces that it has welcomed Christopher Rearick on board as a Sales Manager in the Northeast region. Rearick is a sales veteran who will be responsible for the distribution and sales of Curry Supply’s products and services throughout the Northeast.

Within his day-to-day operations, …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Announces Friedrich as New Managing Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr welcomes Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director of Construction Equipment.

In his role as Managing Director, he will provide leadership and guidance necessary to oversee and implement the corporate and strategic plans for the nine product segments under Liebherr …

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Rokbak Revealed: The New Name for Terex Trucks

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand representing the continuation of its strong hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. Throughout the last four decades, the company has never wavered in its promise to customers to deliver powerful and reliable articulated haulers — and that …

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MacMor Construction Increases Productivity with Powerful Equipment

Dirt work is in Brian Golden’s blood – and the connection to each generation of his family is present every day at MacMor Construction LLC. Founded in 2013 and named after his daughters – Mackenzie and Morgan – MacMor started as a three-man crew and has grown into …

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Making the Right Choice with Terex Trucks

Terex Trucks comes from a strong hauling heritage: with over 70 years of experience in building robust, reliable and tough articulated haulers, the Motherwell, Scotland-based manufacturer knows how to design machines that are trusted by customers to deliver a powerful performance in all conditions. Its two models, the 30.9-ton payload …

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Terramac Expands Dealer Network with Alta Equipment Company Partnership

NEW YORK, NY — Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Alta Equipment Company to its growing dealer network. Alta Equipment Company in the Northeast, is a heavy equipment provider with over 50 years of experience serving …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

Tucked away amongst wide swaths of agricultural fields and small, rural communities the Big Woods private waterfowl preserve is being developed by H2Dig LLC. The company specializes in premium outdoor recreational development and oftentimes is working in remote areas without great access to service stations, fuel, or equipment maintenance …

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Iowa Mold Tooling Celebrates 60 Years

GARNER, IA — Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, is commemorating its 60th anniversary by celebrating its team members and the local community.

IMT products have now been a part of the building supply, construction, tire service, public works, mining, railroad, rental, and propane markets for …

KOBELCO USA Adds Marshall Machinery to Growing Dealer Network

HONESDALE, PA — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Marshall Machinery to its nationwide dealer network. Marshall Machinery will represent the full line of KOBELCO excavators in Pennsylvania.

“Marshall Machinery is committed to delivering total customer satisfaction,” said Jack Fendrick, …

Komatsu Introduces Expanded Range of Hydraulic Breakers

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for a hydraulic breaker attachment that is simple to use, powerful, and compatible with your Komatsu excavator? Take a look at the high-performance efficiency and unique variable energy technology incorporated into Komatsu’s expanded line of JTHB-G and JMHB-H hydraulic breakers.

Designed and tested for compatibility with …

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Monroe Tractor Names Long Chief Financial Officer

ROCHESTER, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Karen Long as Chief Financial Officer. Long replaces Michael Celentano, Vice President - CFO, who after 47 years of service enjoys his new career in retirement. Long brings over 20 years of financial experience in industries that involved distribution and retail across multiple …

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Curry Supply Appoints Brun as Regional Sales Manager

MARTINSBURG, PA — In a strategic move to strengthen Curry Supply’s footprint in its Great Lakes sales territory, the company announces John Brun, West Virginia resident, as a Regional Sales Manager. Brun will personify Curry Supply’s corporate values while applying his experience in the heavy equipment industry to …

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Equipment Evolution

Demolition and recycling equipment is evolving and is going to change quickly in the next five to 10 years. Manufacturers are leading this effort with input from their customers.

Advances are happening in wireless technology, microchips, machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation, cameras, sensors, touch screens, and batteries. These technologies are …

Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI — As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority (88 percent) of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half (55 percent) of the respondents …

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Monroe Tractor Celebrates 70 Years of Business

HENRIETTA, NY — It all started in May of 1951 in a 30 by 40-foot cinder block building in Henrietta, New York. When Monroe Tractor’s Founder, Henry Hansen and wife Dorothy Hansen opened the doors to their family’s Case agriculture dealership they had a mission: “Where courtesy dwells, service …

National Trench Safety to Merge with Trench Plate Rental Company

HOUSTON, TX — National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company (TPRC), two pure-play providers of trench safety solutions in the U.S., announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The combined company will be majority-owned by Tailwind Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. …

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Terex Trucks Articulated Haulers Are Strong Performance for Recycling Centers

As the circular economy ramps up, waste management facilities are gaining in importance. To optimize their operations, these sites need productive, cost-efficient machinery. Delivering high performance, fuel efficiency and excellent productivity, Terex Trucks articulated haulers are well-suited to meet the demands of recycling and resource management facilities.

Every year, Terex …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

LiuGong Recognizes New Jersey Dealer for Partnership Longevity

BAYVILLE, NJ — LiuGong Machinery recently awarded a LiuGong North America dealer Partnership Award, which commemorates 10 years of partnership between LiuGong and the dealer. The award was given to Jersey Rents Equipment Sales & Service of Bayville, New Jersey. The dealer rents, sells, and services LiuGong Construction Equipment.

Jersey …

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Volvo Construction Equipment to Invest $4.3M in North American Training Facility

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is making a major investment in technical training facilities and programs with the addition of a $4.3-million training center in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Upon its planned opening by the end of 2022, the facility will provide a space to develop and deliver in-person …

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Curry Supply Company Hires Wilson as Vice President of Operations

MARTINSBURG, PA — Curry Supply appoints Cory Wilson as the company’s Vice President of Operations. In this role, Wilson oversees all elements of the company’s supply chain, manufacturing, and engineering, ensuring that excellence in quality remains central to Curry’s customer value proposition and growth strategy.

“Our goal is to be …

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Empire Crane Company Becomes Authorized Tadano Distributor

SYRACUSE, NY — Tadano America Corporation announces that Empire Crane Company, headquartered in Syracuse, New York, has been added as an authorized distributor for Tadano cranes in the northeastern United States. Since opening in 2002, Empire Crane has been a partner in the lifting industry and is an authorized …

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Volvo CE Expands Territory in New York State with Alta Equipment Group

SYRACUSE, NY — Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a provider of industrial and construction equipment and related services and a Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealer, is expanding its territory into New York State. The Detroit, Michigan-based company has purchased the construction equipment assets of Vantage Equipment and will initially offer …

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Empire Crane Adds Shimalla as Salesman for New Jersey

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Patrick Shimalla is the newest addition to Empire Crane’s sales team. As the New Jersey Sales Representative, he will be responsible for assisting customers throughout New Jersey with crane purchases, rentals, and directing them to the parts and service teams. Shimalla has experience in construction with …

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Equipment Leasing & Finance 2021 US Economic Outlook

Equipment and software investment growth fared better than overall GDP growth in 2020 as businesses invested to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and growth should remain well into positive territory in the beginning of 2021. Annual equipment and software investment growth of 7.8 percent is forecast for 2021. Annual U.S. …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Kim as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), welcomes J.Y. Kim as President. 28-year Hyundai veteran Kim began his career as part of an overseas sales team to support North American Operations, and later worked at HCEA’s Chicago office from 2004 to 2008.

He was instrumental in establishing a …

Caterpillar Signs Agreement to Acquire Weir Oil & Gas

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division (Weir Oil & Gas) of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Headquartered near Fort Worth, Texas, Weir Oil & Gas produces a full line of pumps, flow iron, consumable parts, …

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Earthborne, Inc. Recognized by JCB as Dealer of Excellence

WARRINGTON, PA — Earthborne, Inc. was recently presented a JCB Dealer of Excellence award. This is an award the dealership earned for its impressive and continual growth in sales, parts, and service business, as well as its marketing efforts and its success promoting the JCB brand. The award was presented …

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Manitou Group Names Nartish as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Manitou North America

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou Group announces the appointment of Ilmars Nartish to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Manitou North America, effective immediately.

“We are excited to welcome Ilmars to Manitou North America. With more than 13 years working with Manitou Group, his knowledge …

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John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

WATERLOO, IA — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) announces a change to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of David Hoffman, who acted as Director of Worldwide Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support.

After more than 41 years of service at John Deere, Hoffman has announced his …

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Curry Supply Adds Hendricks as National Account Manager

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Curry Supply welcomes Forest Hendricks to the sales team as National Account Manager. Hendricks joins Curry Supply’s national account, bringing a focus on heavy machinery and the railroad industry. With his experience in rail, he will work toward further developing Curry Supply’s presence in the top …

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Foley, Inc. Opens Used Equipment Sales Center in Monroe, New Jersey

MONROE, NJ — Jamie Foley, CEO and Ryan Foley, President of Foley, Incorporated announce that they have opened up the Foley Used Equipment Sales Center in Monroe, New Jersey. The Foley Used Equipment Center is one of six Foley branch locations. Other locations are in Piscataway, New Jersey, …

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Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic Awarded Takeuchi's Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year

MECHANICSBURG, PA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, awards Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region for their successful sales efforts in 2019.

Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic was named Takeuchi Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year after considering their commitment and excellence …

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Hilti Exoskeleton Improves Performance and Safety

In construction there’s always a couple of major concerns on the jobsite – performance and safety. Strangely, as performance slips so does the on-the-job safety factor.

Any job function that requires a construction worker to keep their arms raised up and over their head is where this risk is a …

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Monroe Tractor Welcomes Roberts, District Sales Representative to Cover Northern New York Territory

SYRACUSE, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Mark Roberts as District Sales Manager for the Syracuse, New York, location. Roberts brings 11 years of highway and road building experience along with 10 years of experience selling rugged fiber optic assemblies and test equipment for military and high definition applications.

“I am …

The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

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ALL Family of Companies Named a Load King Cranes Authorized Service Center

INDEPENDENCE, OH — Load King, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source, has named the ALL Family of Companies (ALL) an Authorized Service Center for Load King Cranes. The announcement is effective immediately.

With locations throughout North America, ALL will service Load King boom trucks, …

Doosan Partners with Best Line Equipment to Serve Customers in New Jersey and New York City

KEYPORT, NJ — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is partnering with Best Line Equipment to expand its dealer network in New Jersey and New York City. The new facility is Best Line Equipment’s first New Jersey dealership and is located just eight miles from Staten Island.

Best Line Equipment …

LiuGong North America Continues to Expand Dealer Network in U.S.

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America has appointed five new construction equipment dealers in the U.S. recently, expanding their growing dealer network. These dealerships provide the LiuGong and Dressta brands to areas of the country that previously did not have the opportunity to put them to the test.

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Terex Service Centers Authorized for Service and Sale of Fassi Articulating Cranes

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Services and Fascan International have reached an agreement for Terex to become a full-service dealer of Fassi products. As an authorized dealer, Terex Services will provide maintenance, repair, and parts for Fassi products at its 19 branch locations across much of the U.S., as well as …

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Vacuworx Welcomes Cunningham as Senior Director of Sales

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx welcomes Charlie Cunningham to the North America sales and leadership teams as Senior Director of Sales.

Cunningham brings more than two decades of experience with sales, marketing, and business development activities. He recently spent 15 years with Astec Industries, Inc. As Vice President of Sales with …

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Deere Board Elects Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems

MOLINE, IL — Deere & Company (DE) announces that its Board of Directors elected John Stone to the position of President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems. He will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the company's construction and forestry operations throughout the world and for …

Hilti Among Industry Leaders to Launch 2020 Construction Startup Competition

PLANO, TX — “You are the missing piece.” With this slogan five global players of the construction industry invite all entrepreneurs worldwide with innovative construction solutions to participate in this year’s edition of the Construction Startup Competition. Startups willing to play a crucial role in the transformation of the construction …

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Komatsu Commits to Supporting Feeding America as National Partner in COVID-19 Response Efforts

CHICAGO, IL — More than 37 million Americans face hunger each year and as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes an additional 17 million Americans into food insecurity, Komatsu’s North American business units are partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate up to $250,000 to support …

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PALFINGER Appoints Cavaggioni as New Vice President Sales and Service for North America Region

TIFFIN, OH — PALFINGER announces the official appointment of Alberto Cavaggioni as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Service for the North America Region.

Cavaggioni has been appointed Vice President Sales and Service for the North America Region as of March 23, 2020. He will be a member …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

FORT MILL, SC — Tim Hyland returned to Dynapac recently as the Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts, working with those customers on sales of the entire Dynapac lineup that includes pavers, feeders, and compaction equipment. He is be based at Dynapac’s North American headquarters in Fort Mill, …

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Broderson Announces Empire Crane Northeast Dealer

BOSTON, MA — Empire Crane Company has been announced as a dealership for Broderson Manufacturing Corporation’s full line of carry deck industrial cranes. They will be stocking new units for customers in upstate New York, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

“Empire Crane has the facilities, support infrastructure and a …

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Dynapac North America Announces New Vice President of Operations

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of high-tech rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and feeders, welcomes Jason Ammon back to the Dynapac team as Vice President of Product Support & Operations.

Ammon is based in the Fort Mill, South Carolina, office reporting to …

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Trimble Announces Painter as New President, CEO

SUNNYVALE, CA — Trimble announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Robert G. Painter to succeed Steven W. Berglund as President and CEO of Trimble effective January 4, 2020, the first day of Trimble's 2020 fiscal year. Painter will also join the Trimble Board of Directors on January …

Cleveland Brothers Announces Opening of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, Facility

MAHANOY CITY, PA — Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc., the exclusive Caterpillar dealer of Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and western Maryland, announces the opening of a new branch in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania.

This new facility replaces the former Frackville facility, and will focus on providing support and service to …

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Epiroc USA to Open New Regional Service Center for Northeast

BROOMFIELD, CO — Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has opened a new, modern Regional Service Center to support customers in the Northeast region of the U.S. The center — located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — was up and running by October 15.

The new Regional …

Groff Tractor is Named a Case Diamond Dealer for the Sixth Year

MECHANICSBURG, PA — Groff Tractor announces that the company has been named a Diamond Dealer by CASE Construction for the sixth year. The award recognizes dealerships across North America for excellence in five categories, including sales performance, marketing and communications, product support, parts support and training. The company includes two …

Pettibone X-Series Service School Offers Hands-On Training for Dealers

BARAGA, MI — Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has launched a new X-Series Service School program to provide live, in-person machine training opportunities for members of its dealer network. Hosted by Pettibone dealers at various regional locations, the service school is specifically focused on Pettibone’s next gen X-Series Extendo and Traverse telehandlers. …

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic Announces Acquisition of Vermeer Northeast

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD — Vermeer Mid Atlantic, an All Roads company, continues its expansion into the industrial equipment industry with the acquisition of Vermeer Northeast, a Pinnacle Award-winning dealer partner of Vermeer Corporation with locations in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The addition of the three locations makes …

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Select Crane Sales Adds Northeast Territory Manager

FORT PIERCE, FL — Michael Garniss joins Select Crane Sales as the Territory Manager for the Northeast. Garniss brings a sales background and knowledge of the growing Boston market to Select Crane Sales. Before coming to Select Crane Sales, he worked in sales for United Pipe & Steel.

Select Crane …

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GT Mid Atlantic Locations Now Carrying Liebherr Equipment at Three New Jersey Locations

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA Co., Construction Equipment Division announces that three of GT Mid Atlantic’s locations in New Jersey now carry the full range of construction equipment. Customers are able to purchase Liebherr crawler loaders and dozers, excavators, wheel loaders and material handlers from the branches …

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LiuGong NA Appoints Mayer as New Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America (LGNA) announces Chris Mayer as their new Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Mayer’s responsibilities encompass a geographic territory that includes all of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and eastern Virginia. …

Ritchie Bros. Appoints Jeter as President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, Taylor as Chief Sales Officer

VANCOUVER, BC — Ritchie Bros. announces an organizational realignment in North America. Jeff Jeter is appointed President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, and Kari Taylor is appointed Chief Sales Officer, U.S. Regions.
Jeter’s responsibilities will include driving the Upstream business by rolling out RB Asset Solutions in the U.S., …

Caterpillar Announces Officer Changes of Bluth, Weiss and Hoenes


DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. announces officer changes to further support execution of the enterprise strategy, including an emphasis on the company’s focus on services. All changes became effective on May 1.
Tom Bluth, who was most recently Vice President of the Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD), has …

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Caterpillar Appoints Younessi as Lead of Construction Industries


DEERFIELD, IL — Ramin Younessi will replace Tom Pellette to lead Caterpillar’s Construction Industries segment. Younessi is currently the Group President of Energy & Transportation, and he has more than 30 years of leadership inside and outside of Caterpillar. He will now be responsible for the company’s earthmoving, excavation, building …

Cleveland Brothers Opens New One Call Rentals Facility in Washington County, Pennsylvania

EIGHTY FOUR, PA — Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc., the exclusive Caterpillar dealer of Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and western Maryland has expanded their facility locations to provide quality products and services to the Washington County, Pennsylvania, area.

The new One Call Rentals Store in Washington offers sales, rental, …

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Curry Supply Hires Gill as Senior Industrial Engineer

CLAYSBURG, PA — Curry Supply announces the hiring of Matt Gill to its engineering team in Claysburg, Pennsylvania. With over 23 years of manufacturing experience Gill will make improvements to quality, continuous improvement and safety as Senior Industrial Engineer at Curry Supply.

Gill has his Bachelor of Science in industrial …

Doosan Names Hoffman Equipment an Authorized Distributor

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has named Hoffman Equipment as an authorized distributor. The company will supply Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Hoffman Equipment has been serving the construction, transportation and equipment industries for 100 …

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Volvo CE Appoints Young to Vice President Uptime and Customer Support for Sales Region Americas

SHIPPENSBURG, PA — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Scott Young to be Vice President Uptime and Customer Support for sales region Americas. The appointment becomes effective June 1, but the transition to the new position has already started.

Young will support both North and Latin America teams on …

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Vacuworx Adds New Members to North American Sales Team

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces the expansion of its North American sales force with the addition of three new members to their existing team going into 2019. The manufacturer is aligning its sales team to handle key accounts, serve new and existing territories and support a diversified line of vacuum …