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IEDA Awards Student Technician Scholarship to Southeastern Illinois College Student

HARRISBURG, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) has awarded a $5,000 scholarship to an Illinois student that was enrolled in a post-secondary heavy equipment repair program this spring.

The recipient is Caleb Tripp from Southeastern Illinois College - Diesel Technology in Harrisburg. He was selected from 27 applicants …

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Hy-Brid Lifts Announces Coke as Director of Sales for South-Central United States

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Hy-Brid Lifts announces Gary Coke as Director of Sales covering the south-central United States, including Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas. Coke’s responsibilities include providing customer support as well as continuing the growth and channel development of the Hy-Brid Lifts line of low-level …

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Takeuchi Recognizes Top Dealers at 2024 Dealer Summit

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Takeuchi recently announced its top dealers and the recipients of the 2023 Dealer 360° awards at the company’s 2024 Dealer Summit in San Antonio, Texas. These awards recognize Takeuchi dealers across the U.S. and Canada for excellence in sales performance, facilities, training, accounts receivables, marketing/parts, and service. …

MacAllister Joins Magni's Dealer Network to Deliver Telehandlers Across Indiana and Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces its strategic alliance with MacAllister, a Caterpillar dealer and provider of heavy construction equipment in Indiana and Michigan.

This partnership signifies a significant expansion in access to Magni's telehandlers throughout both states. Effective immediately, MacAllister becomes an authorized dealer for Magni's complete …

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Caterpillar Celebrates Women in Construction with Operator Skills Tests, Peer Networking, Industry Updates

CLAYTON, NC — Dubuque, Iowa’s Kait Burds took home top honors at Caterpillar’s first Women in Construction Celebration in Clayton, North Carolina. Burds successfully demonstrated her advanced machine operator skills by maneuvering difficult work site challenges in record time with extreme precision.

Burds was one of 18 women — …

Deere SS
Your local Deere & Co dealer
West Side Tractor Sales Co
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Bobcat Announces its 2024 Dealer Leadership Group

FORT WAYNE, IN — Bobcat Company announces its 2024 Dealer Leadership Group. The Bobcat dealerships honored this year are its highest-performing dealers in North America, according to the company’s Dealer Performance Review.

“Every year, our dealer network keeps raising the bar,” said Brady Seavert, Vice President of Construction Sales …

Martin Equipment’s Springfield Location Gains New Regional Coverage

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Fourth-generation, family-owned John Deere Construction & Forestry dealer Martin Equipment announces an expanded territory for its location in Springfield, Illinois. Previously offering services and support in Sangamon, Morgan, Logan, Christian, Mason, Menard, Cass, Schuyler, and Scott counties and partial service to Montgomery, Macoupin, and Greene counties, the …

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Jacobsmeyer Joins Takeuchi as Central Midwest Regional Business Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US names Jeffrey Jacobsmeyer as its new Central Midwest Regional Business Manager. Jacobsmeyer’s duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, sales planning, and goal setting in the Central Midwest region, which encompasses Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Bell to Northern Regional Sales & Operations Manager

KANSAS CITY, MO — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Paul Bell to Northern Regional Sales & Operations Manager. Bell will now provide strategic oversight of sales and operational activities for KSM’s Kansas City and St. Louis locations. He had previously served as Sales & Operations Manager for …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Shuffield to Vice President, Product Support, Cranes & Lifting

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Kelly Shuffield to Vice President, Product Support, Cranes & Lifting. Shuffield will be responsible for the strategic oversight of all crane support operations throughout KSM’s territory. Offering sales, rentals, parts, and service, the heavy equipment distributor is an …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Seiler Geospatial Attends the 2024 IPLSA Annual Convention

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Seiler Instrument’s Geospatial Division joined other exhibitors and speakers at the 2024 Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association (IPLSA) Annual Conference held at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois. The IPLSA Conference is attended by more than 700 land surveyors licensed in Illinois and is the largest …

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Finlay Welcomes Columbus Equipment as Authorized Distributor for Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY — Finlay, a crushing, screening, and conveying company, announces Columbus Equipment (Columbus) as the authorized distributor for the state of Kentucky. This collaboration is a significant milestone in the rapidly expanding Finlay U.S. distribution network and reinforces their commitment to providing tracked crushing and screening equipment in …

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Big Changes, Improvements Slated for 2024 Equip Exposition

LOUISVILLE, KY — Equip Exposition, a trade show for the international landscape, outdoor living, and outdoor power equipment industry, will once again take over the city of Louisville from October 15 to 18, 2024. “Only this year, we’re making some fundamental shifts and improvements that will elevate the show to …

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ProStack Strengthens North American Presence with Powerscreen Crushing and Screening

LOUISVILLE, KY — ProStack, a bulk material handling solutions company, announces the addition of Powerscreen Crushing and Screening to its global distributor network. This strategic relationship will help ProStack expand its footprint in North America and provide customers with innovative material processing solutions.

As part of the ProStack distributor …

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Midwest Crushing and Screening Joins ProStack’s Distributor Network

SPRINGFIELD, IL — ProStack, a bulk material handling solutions company, announces the addition of Midwest Crushing and Screening to its global distributor network. This collaboration further expands ProStack’s coverage within North America and empowers Midwest Crushing and Screening to provide comprehensive service and support throughout their region, covering Illinois …

Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Birkey's Farm Store Announces CEO Hedge's Retirement, Foster to Assume Role

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Birkey’s Farm Store announces CEO Mike Hedge has retired after nearly 32 years of service. Hedge first joined Birkey’s as the Chief Financial Officer in 1992 until 2013 when he stepped up as President and CEO, wielding leadership over business operations and strategic initiatives.

“Birkey’s has a …

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Werk-Brau to Host Women in Construction Event in March

FINDLAY, OH — Werk-Brau, a manufacturer of buckets, thumbs, couplers, and attachments for excavators and loaders, will host a Women in Construction event at their Findlay, Ohio, headquarters on March 5 and 6. In addition to a keynote address by speaker Barbara J. Jackson, there will be networking …

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IAAP Recognizes West Side Tractor Sales as Industry Leadership Award Winner

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Each year, the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) recognizes IAAP member companies and individuals with Industry Leadership Awards. The awards honor those who demonstrate leadership excellence within the industry, promote and advance the image and well-being of Illinois aggregate mining, and energize their peers and the …

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Central Rent-A-Crane of Indianapolis Wraps Up Expansion

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Changes are coming soon to Central Rent-A-Crane of Indianapolis, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, as the branch is in the final phase of an expansion project. It will soon move to a new 14-acre property in nearby Fairland.

Construction is wrapping up …

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West Side Tractor Receives National Women's Business Enterprise Certification

LISLE, IL — West Side Tractor, a John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealership, has secured certification as a National Women’s Business Enterprise by the Midwest Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

West Side Tractor President Diane Benck (second generation) …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Heisel as Used Equipment Sales Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Matt Heisel as its new Used Equipment Sales Manager. In his new position, Heisel will manage KSM’s used equipment sales team and be responsible for growing the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment business, which operates throughout the United …

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Equip Exposition Breaks Records with more than 27,000 at Sold-Out Show

LOUISVILLE, KY — With more than a million square feet of exhibits and 30 acres outside, Equip Exposition once again broke records in attendance and exhibit space sales. The trade show expanded its usual footprint at the Kentucky Exposition Center to add the West Wing this year due to space …

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Hyundai Dealer Taylor Construction Equipment Expands in Mississippi, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, MS — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces expansions in Mississippi and Kentucky to the dealership territory of Taylor Construction Equipment.

Taylor Construction Equipment, a Division of the Taylor Group of Companies, Louisville, Mississippi, joined the Hyundai North American dealer network in 2021, representing Hyundai from …

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Stevenson Crane, Rigging, and Heavy Haul Rebuilds Chicago’s Industrial Areas with Expansive Fleet and Specialized Support Equipment

Midwest lifting company Stevenson Crane, Rigging, and Heavy Haul continues to rebuild Chicago, Illinois’ industrial areas with their expansive fleet and specialized support equipment. Utilizing a Liebherr’s LTM 1300-6.3 Mobile Crane, Stevenson supported the rebuild of the Server Farm Data Center based out of Chicago.

This project required a …

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Montabert USA Showcases New Rebuild and Repair Facility

NASHVILLE, IL — Montabert USA celebrates the launch of its new in-house repair and remanufacturing capabilities at the company’s North American Operations facility in Nashville, Illinois, about 50 miles east of St. Louis. Attendees included all Montabert USA sales and service personnel, as well as representatives from Montabert’s home office …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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The Utility Expo 2023 Draws Record-Breaking Attendance to Experience the Latest Utility Equipment and Innovations

LOUISVILLE, KY — The Utility Expo made its return to Louisville, Kentucky, with a record-setting gathering of over 21,000 utility construction professionals from all 50 states and 60 countries, converging at the Kentucky Exposition Center. These industry experts came together to experience firsthand the latest equipment and technologies in the …

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Seiler Geospatial Hosts Annual Customer Appreciation Days

ST. LOUIS, MO — Seiler Geospatial continued their annual tradition of hosting open houses and Customer Appreciation Days at their offices throughout the Midwest. Seiler has 10 offices to serve their geospatial customers. Executive Vice President Tom Seiler along with geospatial staff and vendor representatives from Trimble, Spectra Precision …

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Purdue University to Launch Trimble Technology Lab with Focus on Construction Management Technology

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue University and Trimble are establishing a Trimble Technology Lab at Purdue, focused on teaching and research for construction management technology. The lab is hosted by the School of Construction Management Technology within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and will bring Trimble’s construction technologies into a dedicated …

McCann Industries is Now a BOMAG Dealer in Illinois and Northwest Indiana

ADDISON, IL — McCann Industries, Inc. announces that the company now carries the complete line of BOMAG equipment. BOMAG is an engineer and manufacturer of asphalt rollers, pavers, and feeders, asphalt milling, and recyclers, plus single drum soil rollers, embankment soil compactors, and soil stabilizers. Landfill refuse compactors are also …

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BOMAG Americas Expands Southeastern Equipment Territory to Include West Virginia for the Full Product Range

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV — BOMAG Americas announces that it has expanded its dealer agreement with Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc. to now include West Virginia. Southeastern Equipment now provides West Virginia contractors sales, service, and parts support for the full BOMAG product line — spanning from light equipment to landfill compactors …

Wacker Compact Equipment
Your local Wacker Neuson Corp dealer
Burris Equipment
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McCann Industries Acquires Channahon Tractor, LLC

ADDISON, IL — McCann Industries, Inc. announces that they have purchased the assets of Channahon Tractor LLC, located in Channahon, Illinois. Channahon Tractor is an equipment repair business that has been operating in the region for over 40 years. The new McCann Industries location will offer the Kobelco and …

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CASE and Team Rubicon Elevate Partnership with Expansion of Heavy Equipment Operator Training

FRANKLIN, IN — Last fall, CASE Construction Equipment asked its dealers to help support a new initiative with Team Rubicon: train more volunteers to operate heavy equipment for its veteran-led humanitarian organization that serves global communities before, during, and after disasters and crises. CASE dealers responded.

Earlier this year, the …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Crossley as Regional Product Support Sales Manager for Northern Region

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Nick Crossley as Regional Product Support Sales Manager in KSM’s northern region, which includes Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Amarillo, Texas. The promotion occurred earlier this year ahead of the transition of David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product …

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Highway Equipment Company Expands Hyundai Dealership Territory into Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces a territory expansion to its dealership agreement with Highway Equipment Company.

Based in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Highway Equipment’s Hyundai-exclusive territory now encompasses a large section of northeastern Ohio, which it will serve from its location in Canton. The expanded territory includes …

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Inaugural Werk-Brau Golf Outing Raises $70,000 for Construction Angels

FINDLAY, OH — The inaugural Werk-Brau Golf Outing to benefit Construction Angels raised over $70,000 to aid families of fallen construction workers in Ohio. In addition to the traditional “longest drive” and “closest to the pin” contests, the festivities included a putting contest — putting with a Case CX17C fitted …

Case  - Utility
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Burris Equipment
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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

FRANKFORT, KY — Following the introduction of skid steer and compact track loaders, along with updates across its compact excavator lineup earlier this year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the formation of a new team dedicated to Hyundai compact equipment sales and support.

Hyundai has hired …

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Altorfer Rents Joins Magni Telescopic Handlers' Dealer Network, Expands Telehandler Offering in Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, and Indiana

ROSELLE, NJ — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces Altorfer Rents is now part of the Magni dealer network. Altorfer’s addition will bring Magni's full line of telehandlers, including the Rotating Telehandler, Heavy Lift, and Fix Boom Telehandler models, to Altorfer’s rental customers in Illinois, eastern Missouri, Iowa, and Indiana.

"We are …

Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc. to Acquire Selby Implement Co.

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc., a full-line Case IH and Case Construction dealer, announces it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the dealership stock of Selby Implement Co. The acquisition, scheduled to close on July 31, 2023, includes a full-line Case IH agriculture and power …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

AUSTIN, TX — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus a recent addition to its regional rental sales manager (RSM) team. Having a sales manager dedicated to national and larger regional rental chains plus RSMs serving smaller territories allows BOMAG to enhance the level of sales support it …

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Hyundai Adds Pillar Equipment as Dealer for Quad Cities and Northwest Illinois

SILVIS, IL — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment - North America announces the addition of Pillar Equipment to its North American network of authorized dealerships. Based in Silvis, Illinois, Pillar Equipment will represent the full line of Hyundai Construction Equipment products in Rock Island, Henry, Whiteside, and Mercer Counties in the …

Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
Brandeis Machinery
USSI Acquires Power Equipment Leasing to Increase Trade Area and Add Rental Business

APPLETON, WI — Utility Sales & Service, Inc. (USSI) announces the acquisition of aerial equipment rental specialist Power Equipment Leasing Company of Romeoville, Illinois. This gives Appleton, Wisconsin-based USSI, a provider of aerial vehicles and specialty trucks, a comprehensive sales, parts, service, and rental program capability with an expanded market …

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Foley Lynx is like Hiring a Full-Time Service Technician for Cat Equipment

Foley Lynx is a support service that gives Foley Equipment customers access to a dedicated service technician right from their phone.

“The easiest way to explain it is to say it’s Siri for your equipment,” said Travis LaDuke, Lynx Consultant at Foley Equipment. “You have a question, and we …

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Hyundai Dealer Taylor Construction Equipment Adds Parts of Indiana, Ohio to its Sales Territory

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces the expanded dealership territory of Taylor Construction Equipment to include portions of Indiana and Ohio.

Taylor Construction Equipment, a Division of the Taylor Group of Companies, Louisville, Mississippi, joined the Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas dealer network in 2021, representing Hyundai from …

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McCann Industries Announces Sales Leadership Changes

ADDISON, IL — McCann Industries, Inc. hires Peter Altenberger as Corporate Vice President of Sales. In this new role, Altenberger will be working with the company’s entire sales organization to find better ways to service current and prospective customers. This is a homecoming for Altenberger. He started his career with …

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Sakai America Announces Taylor Construction Equipment as New Dealership Partner in Mississippi, Kentucky, and West Tennessee

LOUISVILLE, MS — Sakai America, Inc. announces a new partnership with Taylor Construction Equipment as the authorized asphalt roller and soil compactor dealer for Mississippi, Kentucky, and Western Tennessee.

“We’ve never been more excited to welcome a new dealer to our growing network,” said Brad Belvin, Manager of Sales …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Terramac Cuts the Ribbon on New Manufacturing Facility

ST. LOUIS, MO — Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber tracked crawler carriers, has expanded its production capacity to deliver an increasing number of machines for the North American and international markets with the unveiling of their new assembly facility located in St. Louis, Missouri. This announcement follows right on …

Dynapac North America Strengthens Dealer Network by Partnering with Alta Equipment Company in the Midwest and Florida

DETROIT, MI — Dynapac North America announces the expanded partnership with Alta Equipment Company to strengthen the product offerings and solutions to additional states across the United States. This partnership will provide customers access to Dynapac equipment, parts, and support to seven locations in Michigan, eight locations in Florida, five …

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CMW Equipment Moves from St. Louis to Bridgeton, Missouri

BRIDGETON, MO — After 61 years near Olive Boulevard and I-170 in St. Louis, Missouri, CMW Equipment has moved to 12890 Pennridge Drive near I-270 and St. Charles Rock Road, in Bridgeton, Missouri. The old location was displaced by the development of a Costco, however CMW Equipment’s new location is …

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Birkey's Farm Store Names Foster as the Next Company President

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc., a 100 percent employee-owned business with locations in Illinois and Indiana, announces that Brady Foster has assumed the role of President. Over the past 15 years with Birkey’s, Foster has held leadership positions at both the dealership level and corporate level.

“Spending …

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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 …

Deere SS
Your local Deere & Co dealer
West Side Tractor Sales Co
Introducing DEVELON, the Next Evolution in Construction Equipment Innovation

SUWANEE, GA — The familiar brand of orange construction equipment known as Doosan will now be called DEVELON throughout the world. Under the new brand name, the company will continue providing innovative products and solutions, further cementing its status as a global leader in construction equipment and solutions for the …

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Seiler Instrument Announces the Acquisition of Assets to Expand its Presence as a Geospatial Solutions Provider in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY — Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc. acquires the assets of Precision Products, LLC and Precision Capture, Inc. to provide Trimble Geospatial products and other solutions for the state of Kentucky. The asset purchase of Precision Products located in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, will add to the existing …

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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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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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. …

Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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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Seiler Instrument Geospatial Hosts Customer Appreciation Days

ST. LOUIS, MO — Seiler Instrument Geospatial recently continued its annual tradition of hosting open houses and customer appreciation days at its many locations throughout the Midwest. In the Construction Digest area, the event was held in the St. Louis, Missouri, location.

Seiler President Eric “Rick” Seiler Jr. and Vice …

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 …

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. …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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.

Rob Gray
In the Director of Marketing role, Gray will provide leadership in effective and focused marketing strategies. …
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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 …

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Stahler Hired as AED’s Business Development Specialist

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announces the addition of Mel Stahler as Business Development Specialist.

A resident of Chicago, Illinois, Stahler previously worked for Stalker Radar, where he was a Regional Sales Manager. He has extensive experience in business development inside sales.

“Mel comes to us with many …

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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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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 …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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 …

GOMACO Appoints Harper as District Manager for the Southeast United States

ATLANTA, GA — Rodney Harper has been named District Manager for the Southeast United States. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, GOMACO’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. He replaces Vinnie Miller, who had managed the territory since 1975 and will be retiring from GOMACO. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH Indiana
SITECH Ohio
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 …

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 …

Fecon Announces Flexsenhar as New COO

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the hiring of new personnel as Brandon Flexsenhar joins the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position within the company. He has served in a variety of production and operations positions with companies such as Caterpillar, LB Steel, Fairbanks Morse Engine, Putzmeister, and …

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 …

McCann Industries is Now a Kobelco Dealer in Illinois

ADDISON, IL — McCann Industries, Inc. announces that the company now represents the full line of Kobelco excavators. In addition to offering their specialty, compact, mid size, and large machines, McCann will also add them to their rental fleet and provide Kobelco parts and service. They will represent the product …

Wacker Compact Equipment
Your local Wacker Neuson Corp dealer
Burris Equipment
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 …

Ohio DOT Announces Winners of Annual Roadeo

LIMA, OH — Employees from Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 1 garages in Wyandot and Hancock counties were named winners in the ODOT District 1 truck and loader roadeo in Lima, Ohio.

Dylan Neff, who works as a Highway Technician in the Wyandot County garage, won the truck …

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 …

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 …

WCMLE 2022 to be Held in November at the Wisconsin Exposition Center

WEST ALLIS, WI — The Wisconsin Construction Municipal and Landscape Expo (WCMLE), formerly CONEX, has been scheduled to take place this year on November 2 and 3, 2022, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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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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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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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Takeuchi Recognizes Luby Equipment as 2021 North American Dealer of the Year

FENTON, MO — Takeuchi-US names Luby Equipment as its 2021 North American Dealer of the Year. Luby Equipment received this honor based on various metrics Takeuchi uses to evaluate its dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Luby Equipment provides Takeuchi equipment sales, service, parts, and rentals at six locations throughout …

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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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Minnich Manufacturing Educates Dealer Network Through Minnich University

MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators, and vibrator monitoring systems, recently launched Minnich University — a program aimed at educating Minnich dealer sales teams with essential product knowledge and hands-on demonstrations.

Minnich University is held four times a year at Minnich …

Luby Equipment Promotes Swafford to Used Equipment Manager

FENTON, MO — Luby Equipment Services announces that Jenny Swafford is the new Used Equipment Manager. Swafford's former position was the Global Used Sales Representative for the past three years, and she has been based at the corporate headquarters in Fenton, Missouri.

“Jenny has done an excellent job supporting our …

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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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Epiroc Announces New Dealer Partnership to Benefit Quarry Customers

BROOMFIELD, CO — As part of the new dealer partnership, Ohio-based Allied Pedestal Boom Systems (PBS) will package boom systems with an Epiroc hydraulic breaker for U.S. quarry and mining customers. Allied PBS manufactures mobile, portable, and stationary boom systems for mines, quarries, and industrial sites.

“We are proud to …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Fabick CAT/MO
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Western Specialty Contractors Branch in Cleveland Takes Home Top Industry Honors

CLEVELAND, OH — The Western Specialty Contractors branch in Cleveland, Ohio, is ending the year’s fourth quarter on a high note by receiving a top industry award. Western’s Cleveland branch was honored with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Northern Ohio Chapter’s Industry Partner of the Year Award.

Established …

Birkey’s Transfers 100 Percent Ownership of Company to Employee Stock Ownership Plan

CHAMPAIGN, IL — Birkey’s Farm Store, headquartered in Champaign, is now 100 percent employee-owned, as it has transitioned its business structure to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

“Our employees are the reason for our success, and creating the ESOP will recognize and reward them for their efforts going …

Seiler Instrument Announces the Acquisition of Assets to Expand its Presence as a Geospatial Solutions Provider in Iowa and Illinois

ST. LOUIS, MO — Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of Precision Midwest to provide Trimble Geospatial products and solutions for the state of Iowa, all of northern Illinois, and the northwest counties of Lake and Porter, Indiana. The asset purchase of Precision Midwest located in …

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Fecon Announces Zeller as New Midwestern Regional Sales Manager

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the addition of Dallas Zeller as a Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest region. In his new role, Zeller will assist distributors and other sales channel partners in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin in …

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Hy-Brid Lifts Announces Beimborn as Midwest Territory Sales Manager

RICHFIELD, WI — Hy-Brid Lifts announces JJ Beimborn’s transition from Service Manager to Midwest Territory Sales Manager. His new role will include promoting the growing Hy-Brid Lifts product line, establishing and maintaining customer relationships, and supporting customers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

“I’m looking forward …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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BOMAG Americas, CMW Equipment Expand Coverage in Missouri and Southern Illinois

ST. LOUIS, MO — BOMAG Americas announces the expansion of its partnership with CMW Equipment in Missouri. CMW Equipment will help pave the way for growth in Missouri’s and southern Illinois’ roadbuilding and construction markets.

“Joining with BOMAG Americas to provide their equipment to our customers makes for a great …

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Heavy Cranes on Barges and Specially Fabricated Tools Construct 164-Foot-Tall Arches for I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project in Iowa and Illinois

Building twin bridges across the Mississippi River with 164-foot-tall, iconic arches required plenty of heavy lifting, innovation, and adaptation to deal with record flooding and construction challenges.

The $1 billion Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge project in the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois also reconstructed approach roads and ramps …

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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 …

Brandeis Machinery Announces Promotion of Young to Vice President

LOUISVILLE, KY — Brandeis Machinery, a member of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Chip Young, General Manager, Material Handing and Technology Solutions to be an officer of the company as Vice President. This promotion is effective, January 1, 2022.

“Chip has done an outstanding …

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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 …

Leica Geosystems Inc
Your local Leica Geosystems Inc dealer
Laser Specialist inc
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Seiler Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

ST. LOUIS, MO — Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Co., Inc. recently marked its 75th Anniversary with a celebration at its main office in St. Louis, Missouri. The company also has seven additional geospatial sales offices in Lenexa, Kansas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lansing and Detroit, Michigan; and Omaha, …

Hafer Announces Strategic Expansion

CARBONDALE, IL — Hafer announces a strategic expansion into two new markets with the acquisition of hmb ARCHITECTS LLC in Carbondale, Illinois, and the opening of a new branch in Columbus, Ohio. hmb ARCHITECTS LLC is an architecture and interior design firm with a suite of clients spanning the United …

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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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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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Brandeis Machinery Expands Reach into West Virginia

LOUISVILLE, KY — Brandeis Machinery, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the authorized Komatsu distributor in eight counties in the western region of West Virginia. The counties of Wayne, Lincoln, Mingo, Logan, Boone, Wyoming, Mcdowell, and Mercer will now be serviced by Brandeis Machinery out of the Stanville, …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Brokk Hires Diacek as Midwest Regional Sales Manager

LISLE, IL — Brokk, a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, announces Chad Diacek as its Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Diacek manages sales for both Brokk robotic demolition machines and Aquajet Hydrodemolition robots. He provides support to customers throughout Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and …

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Minnich Manufacturing Awarded GOMACO’s 2020 Supplier of the Year

MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators, and vibrator monitoring systems, has been recognized as GOMACO Corporation’s 2020 Supplier of the Year. The award was presented to Minnich for its dedicated effort and continued partnership toward GOMACO’s business success for 2020 …

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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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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 …

Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Cooke Joins Takeuchi as Midwest Regional Product Manager

THOMPSONS STATION, TN — Takeuchi-US hires Shann Cooke as its new Midwest Regional Product Manager. Cooke will now be responsible for supporting all of the company’s dealers and national rental accounts in the Midwest region, which includes the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. He will …

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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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Volvo Construction Equipment Names 2020 Dealer of the Year

DETROIT, MI — Volvo Construction Equipment names Alta Equipment Company its 2020 Dealer of the Year in North America. The Dealer of the Year award recognizes the North American dealership that best promotes the Volvo brand and the company’s core strategies: to provide the highest uptime in the industry, offer …

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West Side Tractor Expands Product Offerings with Hitachi Mining Equipment

LISLE, IL — West Side Tractor Sales has expanded their equipment offerings with the Hitachi mining product line in Illinois and several counties in Northwest Indiana. This additional contract adds to the dealership’s Hitachi construction products already available. Started in 1962, West Side Tractor is a John Deere and Hitachi …

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Kirby-Smith Hires Nelson as Sales & Operations Manager for St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Matt Nelson as Sales & Operations Manager for its St. Louis location. Nelson will be responsible for St. Louis’ branch operations, including oversight of its parts, service, sales, and rental departments.

Nelson most recently served as Director of Product Improvement for …

Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Birkey's Construction Equipment
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 …

Sakai America Names Talley New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

CHICAGO, IL — Sakai America has added Linden Talley as a Regional Sales Manager to their heavy equipment sales team, focusing on soil and asphalt rollers. He will work with new and current Sakai dealers in the Midwest United States. Talley will cover the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, …

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 …

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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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Runnion Equipment Expands Sales Team with Addition of Regnier

HODGKINS, IL — Runnion Equipment Company continues its growth by adding Jake Regnier to the Sales Team. Customers in Central and Southern Indiana as well as Central Illinois will be able to take advantage of Regnier's knowledge and experience in providing truck-mounted equipment to contractors and municipalities.

“I am certainly …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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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Ditch Witch Mid-States Skid Steer Attachments Create Multi-Functional Machines

Ditch Witch Mid-States, an underground utility and light construction equipment dealership, offers equipment and services to professionals that work in site reclamation, landscape construction, tree service, and rental – as well as those that locate, install, and remediate pipe and cable underground. The dealer’s service and application specialists live …

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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 …

Sandvik Sees Growth After Acquiring Allied Construction Products

CLEVELAND, OH — What will the Sandvik acquisition mean to longtime distributors and end-users of Allied Construction Products’ breakers and compactors?

“We are going to continue to do right what Allied has done right for many years,” said Jonas Lindqvist, who was named Managing Director of the company …

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. …

Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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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 …

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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 …

Leica Geosystems Inc
Your local Leica Geosystems Inc dealer
Laser Specialist inc
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Takeuchi Promotes Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, promotes Shay Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager. Formerly Takeuchi’s Central Midwest Regional Manager, Klusmeyer will now lead Takeuchi’s regional business managers and regional product managers as they support dealers and customers in the company’s West, Southwest, Central Midwest, and Midwest regions. …

Riechmann Bros. and Poettker Construction to Break Ground on New John Deere Dealership

BREESE, IL — The Riechmann Bros. recently broke ground on a new John Deere dealership location. Poettker Construction Company is serving as the design-build contractor for this 15-acre development.

“We pride ourselves on having a team of high-quality technicians and the largest parts inventory for same-day services. This new facility …

Tadano Adds Alta Equipment Company as Authorized Distributor

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Tadano announces it has added Alta Equipment Company as an authorized distributor of Tadano all terrain and rough terrain cranes, as well as Demag all terrain cranes and Tadano-Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes, in Illinois and Indiana.

“We are excited to add the Tadano crane product line …

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CK Power Acquires Crawler Carrier Manufacturer, Terramac

ELBURN, IL — CK Power, a manufacturer, distributor, and service provider of power generation and off-highway mobile power solutions, has acquired Terramac. Terramac is a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers. The acquisition will allow CK Power to expand their equipment offerings and capabilities with Terramac carriers in …

Astec Announces Expanded Distribution with Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Astec Industries announces that Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its distribution to include Astec brands Roadtec and Peterson in increased territories and regions. RMS is a dealer for Astec brands KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.

RMS provides construction and mining equipment throughout the Upper …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Brandeis Machinery
Takeuchi Dealer Skyworks, LLC. Expands into Cleveland Market

CLEVELAND, OH — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces that current dealer Skyworks LLC. expanded into the Cleveland, Ohio, market. Skyworks will now offer the full range of Takeuchi track loaders, excavators, and wheel loaders from this new location. In addition to stocking parts, this location will also be …

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Mack Trucks Names Oldham Regional Vice President, Central Region

KANSAS CITY, MO — Mack Trucks names Jeff Oldham Regional Vice President of the U.S. Central Region. In this position, Oldham will be responsible for increasing Mack market share and profitability in the region.

“Jeff’s industry knowledge and extensive OEM and dealer experience will serve as an advantage in this …

Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds Alta Equipment Company to North American Distribution Network

BOLINGBROOK, IL — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) announces the expansion of its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Alta Equipment Company. Alta is a provider of industrial forklifts, heavy construction equipment, and warehouse solutions. With six Hyundai dealerships across Illinois, Alta Equipment Company will be …

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 …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Brandeis Machinery
Alta Equipment Group to Acquire Martin Implement Sales, Inc.

CHICAGO, IL — Alta Equipment Group Inc. announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Martin Implement Sales, Inc., a privately held premium equipment distributor with three branches in the Chicago metro area.

Martin has a range of new and used equipment available for sale or …

Alta Equipment Group to Acquire Howell Tractor and Equipment, LLC

GARY, IN — Alta Equipment Group Inc. (Alta) announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Howell Tractor and Equipment, LLC., a privately held heavy equipment dealer serving Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

Howell Tractor has a range of heavy construction, mining, material handling, and crane …

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Fecon Announces Stanley as Senior Vice President of Product Development

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the promotion of Jeff Stanley to Senior Vice President of Product Development, a new position within the company. In his new role, Stanley is responsible for all phases of product design and development.

He joined the company in 2005 as a Product Development Engineer before …

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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 …

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, …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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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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Diamond Equipment Awarded Takeuchi's Midwest Dealer of the Year

EVANSVILLE, IN — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, has awarded Diamond Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Midwest Region. Takeuchi’s Midwest Region Business Manager Paul Wade presented the award to members of Diamond Equipment at their Evansville, Indiana, location.

Diamond Equipment was awarded after …

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Runnion Equipment Adds Pielli to Sales Team

HODGKINS, IL — Runnion Equipment Company is growing its sales team with the addition of John Pielli.

Pielli has almost 30 years of crane experience both as a mechanic and salesman, working previously for Hiab. He will be focusing on the Northern Illinois area, making sure that his customers …

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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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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 …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Fabick CAT/MO
SITECH Mid-America and SITECH Midway Established to Serve Regional Civil Construction Contractors

ELGIN, IL — Trimble announces that two SITECH Technology Dealers have been established to serve civil construction contractors. SITECH Mid-America will serve Southern Illinois, Southern Missouri, and portions of Kansas and Oklahoma, and SITECH Midway will serve Eastern Iowa, Northeast Missouri, Northern and Central Illinois, and Lake and Porter counties …

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, …

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PRINOTH Announces New Representation in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — PRINOTH announces MacAllister Machinery as the newest partner in its dealer network. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with locations throughout Indiana, MacAllister will provide vehicle rental, sales, parts, and service for the PRINOTH PANTHER tracked carriers in Indiana. PRINOTH is excited to add MacAllister to their offering of …

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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 …

Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Birkey's Construction Equipment
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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 …

Stevenson Crane Service Earns National Recognition

BOLINGBROOK, IL — The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC), based in Washington, D.C., recently celebrated the safe workplace achievements of Stevenson Crane Service Inc. (SCS), a heavy lifting equipment company located in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

SCS received a Thomas J. Reynolds Award for Excellence in Construction Safety and Health in the …

Longtime Jeffers Crane Service General Manager Bucher Retires

LIMA, OH — A fixture at Jeffers Crane Service, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is hanging up his hard hat after 32 years. Jeffers’ General Manager Butch Bucher’s last day on the job was on July 2, 2020.

Bucher’s professional life began in 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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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 …

Case  - Utility
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Burris Equipment
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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 …

Lifting Firm Adds MacMillan as Director of Engineering

BOLINGBROOK, IL — Illinois-based Stevenson Crane Service Inc. announces that it has recently added Jess MacMillan, PE, as the company’s new Director of Engineering. He brings more than 22 years of experience from numerous aspects of the construction industry, including project management, engineering, sales, and executive management.

“Our clients …

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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Indianapolis MacAllister Machinery Co. Celebrates 75 Years

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Indianapolis headquartered MacAllister Machinery Co., the Indiana Caterpillar dealer, privately owned by President and CEO Chris MacAllister, has had momentum and horsepower since its origination in 1945. A good team, steady growth of its operations, and adapting and expanding product lines for customers have all …

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Takeuchi Announces Luby Equipment Services as Exclusive St. Louis Dealer

ST. LOUIS, MO — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, introduces Luby Equipment Services as the exclusive St. Louis dealer. The company has three locations in the St. Louis metro area.

Luby Equipment will carry the full lineup of Takeuchi equipment, including excavators, track loaders, skid steer loaders, and wheel …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Brandeis Machinery
Stevenson Crane Service Earns Two International Awards

BOLINGBROOK, IL — Illinois-based Stevenson Crane Service Inc. (SCS) recently earned two international awards for crane and rigging safety based on performance numbers that greatly exceeded industry standards.

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), an international trade association with more than 1,400 members from 46 nations, recognized SCS with …

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Takeuchi Hires Spicer as Regional Product Manager for the Midwest

BLOOMINGTON, IL — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, hires Jim Spicer as a new Regional Product Manager for the Midwest, effective immediately.

As Regional Product Manager, Spicer will be responsible for dealer sales training, supporting national accounts and national account training, and growing the dealer retail business and …

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Birkey’s Construction Equipment Kicks Off 2020 Parts Days

BLOOMINGTON, IL — The 2020 Birkey’s Construction Equipment Annual Parts Days Open Houses recently kicked off with their open house in Bloomington, Illinois.

From February 3rd through March 31st, 11 of Birkey’s locations hosted open houses and offered parts discounts in celebration of Parts Days. The remaining six locations will …

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Caterpillar Announces Appointment of Heminger as New Vice President

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc., announces that its board of directors has appointed Pam Heminger a company Vice President. Heminger will have responsibility for Caterpillar’s Strategic Procurement Division.

Heminger has more than 30 years of strategic procurement experience in the automotive and manufacturing sectors, most recently as the Vice …

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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, …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Fabick CAT/MO
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Fecon Hosts Senator Rob Portman

LEBANON, OH — Fecon recently hosted Senator Rob Portman, delegates from the United Way of Warren County, and students involved with Fecon’s apprentice program for a roundtable discussion on workforce development. Fecon has a long history with local high schools and technical colleges, providing training and jobs while students are …

Central Contractors Service Moving to Expanded Headquarters

ALSIP, IL — Central Contractors Service, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is unifying its operations into a single, larger yard. The expansion provides 12 acres to contain a more modern logistics hub and operations department, a storage yard and offices and maintenance facilities. The larger …

Fecon Appoints Brandeis Machinery & Supply for Indiana and Western Kentucky

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the appointment of Brandeis Machinery & Supply as their dealer for Indiana and western Kentucky. With locations in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Evansville, Paducah, Louisville, Lexington, Corbin, Stanville and Paducah, Brandeis is one of the largest construction and mining distribution networks in the U.S.

In addition …

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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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National Crane Announces ALT Sales as an Elite Dealer

RICHFIELD, OH — The Richfield, Ohio-based dealer ALT Sales Corporation (ALT Sales), a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is the newest National Crane Elite Dealer. The announcement was made by Manitowoc at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, where two new National Crane boom trucks were …

Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Birkey's Construction Equipment
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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 …

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McCann Industries is Named a Case Diamond Dealer for Second Consecutive Year

ADDISON, IL — McCann Industries, Inc. announces that the company has been named a Diamond Dealer by CASE Construction for the second consecutive year. The award was bestowed on only 13 dealers and recognizes organizations in North America for excellence in five categories: sales performance, marketing and communications, product support, …

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Runnion Equipment Company Becomes Stellar Industries Dealer

HODGKINS, IL — Runnion Equipment Company announces that they are now a dealer for Stellar Industries, a manufacturer of mechanic trucks, service cranes, hooklifts and tire service trucks. Runnion’s main focus will be on the mechanic trucks and service cranes, as well as the TMAX line of steel and …

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K-Tec Announces Dealers of Excellence

SPENCER, OH — K-Tec Earthmovers recently held their first Dealership Network Scraper Symposium event, in Manitoba, Canada. The event hosted 56 professionals representing 22 different organizations, traveling from as far away as Japan, Sweden and Australia to hear the latest advancements in K-Tec’s earthmoving product offerings.

As part of the …

Cleveland Vibrator Company Announces Expansion; Moves Headquarters, Manufacturing Facility

CLEVELAND, OH — Cleveland Vibrator Company announces that it has initiated the process of relocating the company’s headquarters and manufacturing operations from Cleveland’s near west side to a larger facility on the city’s south side, according to Craig Macklin, CEO.

“Relocation of headquarters’ personnel and equipment should be complete …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH Indiana
SITECH Ohio
National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New St. Louis, Missouri Operation

ST. LOUIS, MO — National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering and OSHA-compliant training classes, announces the opening of a new branch operation in St. Louis, Missouri.

“We’re very excited …

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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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Luby Equipment Services Announces Adams as Sales Representative

FENTON, MO — Luby Equipment Services, a St. Louis-based CASE Construction Equipment dealer, announces the hiring of Mike Adams as Sales Representative. He will be replacing industry veteran Don Castens, who recently retired. Prior to Luby Equipment Services, Adams served as General Manager at United Rentals in Springfield …

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Vacuworx Hires Williamson as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast US

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Bruce Williamson has been hired as Regional Sales Manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Williamson is a problem solver who prioritizes communication and follow-through as keys to building customer relationships. Based in Panama City …

Cummins President and COO Freeland Retires, Four Leaders Appointed to New Roles

COLUMBUS, IN — Cummins Inc. announces that President and COO Rich Freeland will retire after 40 years of service with Cummins. As part of Cummins’ successions plans, the following leadership appointments are also taking place, all of which are effective October 15.

• Distribution President Tony Satterthwaite will succeed Freeland …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Brandeis Machinery
Seiler Instrument Geospatial Hosts Annual Open Houses

MILWAUKEE, WI — Throughout the summer of 2019, Seiler Instrument continued their tradition of hosting open houses and customer appreciation days at their locations throughout the Midwest. Seiler’s Geospatial and CAD staff, along with several vendor representatives from Trimble, Spectra Precision, Autodesk and more were on hand at …

Cummins Increases Presence and Footprint in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Recently at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Cummins Inc. along with the Governor of Indiana and the Mayors of Columbus, Greenwood and Indianapolis, announced plans to expand its presence with new building projects and investment along I-65 in its global headquarters in Columbus, in Greenwood and in Indianapolis, …

I Make America Campaign Joins Komatsu to Host Rep. Cheri Bustos in Peoria

PEORIA, IL — I Make America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) national grassroots campaign, joined Komatsu America Corp. to host Congresswoman Cheri Bustos at their Peoria facility. Komatsu’s Peoria operations are responsible for manufacturing the company’s 200- to 400-ton capacity electric dump trucks for the global mining industry. …

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Pettibone Adds Bracing Systems, Inc. to Dealer Network


BARAGA, MI — Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition of Bracing Systems, Inc. to its dealer network. With locations in Hanover Park and Mokena, Illinois, Bracing Systems will primarily focus on sales and service of Traverse telehandlers for northern Illinois and a portion of northwest Indiana.

“We are excited …

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Southeastern Equipment Promotes Appleman to Branch Manager

CAMBRIDGE, OH — Southeastern Equipment Company announces that Clint Appleman is the new Branch Manager for its Heath, Ohio, location. Appleman's responsibilities include overseeing Heath's sales, service and parts teams while ensuring that customers receive excellent service.

"We are lucky to have Clint leading our Heath branch," said Mickey Gourley …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Southeastern Equipment Promotes Clements to Branch Manager

CAMBRIDGE, OH — Southeastern Equipment Company announces that Marty Clements is the new Branch Manager for Southeastern’s Burlington, Kentucky location. Clements’ responsibilities include overseeing Burlington’s sales, service and parts teams while ensuring that customers receive excellent service.

“I am looking forward to the growth of the Burlington store,” Clements said. …

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All Family of Companies Takes Delivery of 1000th Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 Mobile Crane Produced

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Representatives from Liebherr and the ALL Family of Companies recently celebrated a milestone — the handover of the 1,000th LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane ever produced. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the ALL Family of Companies is the largest privately-owned crane rental and sales organization in North America, …

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Liebherr’s Mining Equipment Division Adds American State Equipment to Dealer Network

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA, Co. Mining Equipment Division has added American State Equipment to its dealer network. American State holds the distinction of being the longest tenured Liebherr equipment dealer in the United States. The company will serve Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Indiana.
“We …

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KOBELCO USA Adds R.E.P. Rents to Dealer Network

SHELBYVILLE, KY — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding R.E.P. Rents to its nationwide dealer network. R.E.P. Rents will represent the full line of KOBELCO excavators in Kentucky. “Our team is dedicated to renting and selling the top name brands in …

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., …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH Indiana
SITECH Ohio
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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 …

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Franklin Equipment Appoints Repeta as New COO

COLUMBUS, OH — Franklin Equipment recently appointed Tony Repeta as its Chief Operation Officer. Repeta will lead the company in growing each area of the business categories — rental, sales, parts and service — within the contractor, homeowner, municipalities, etc. markets in their 18 locations, across seven states.

“We are …

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Volvo CE Names Alta Equipment 2018 Dealer of the Year

DETROIT, MI — Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) North America has named Alta Equipment Company (Alta Equipment) the 2018 Dealer of the Year. The Detroit, Michigan-based company demonstrated outstanding performance over the last year, when it intensified its efforts to improve customers’ experiences and entered a new market, Illinois, reinforcing …

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Luby Equipment Services Announces Changes in Sales Staff

FENTON, MO — Luby Equipment Services, the St. Louis-based CASE Construction Equipment dealer, announces the promotion of Scott Morga to Territory Manager, Tom Schaedler to Used Equipment Sales Representative, and Daniel Cheney to Sales and Marketing Coordinator.

Morga has been with the company since 2017 and has been responsible …

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Bramco-MPS Announces Strader as New General Manager

LOUISVILLE, KY — Bramco-Material Processing Solutions (MPS), a member of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Mark Strader to General Manager. Strader succeeds Gary Hirsch following his retirement. Bramco-MPS provides crushing, screening, material handling and processing equipment as well as replacement parts and service. The company represents …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Cedarapids Adds Powerscreen Crushing & Screening LLC as New Distributor

LOUISVILLE, KY — Powerscreen Crushing & Screening LLC has been announced as the Cedarapids distributor for the state of Alabama. The company is a full-service distributor that focuses on equipment sales, parts and repair of minerals processing equipment, and serves the aggregate, sand and gravel, ready mix and recycling markets …

Birkey’s Kicks Off Annual Customer Appreciation Open Houses

BLOOMINGTON, IL — This year marks 65 years for Birkey’s Farm Store, which began with a very simple seed — the mechanical ability of a couple of farm boys, and their desire to fix things. This is the beginning that set Birkey’s on its course, growing from one small shop …

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 …

Southeastern Equipment Adds Mauldin Paving Products to Indiana Branches

CAMBRIDGE, OH — Southeastern Equipment Co, Inc. now offers Mauldin Paving Products at their Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Evansville locations in Indiana. Mauldin’s products cover the complete road building process — grading with motor graders, tacking with asphalt distributors, paving with pavers and compaction with rollers.

“We are excited to …

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 …

Wacker Compact Equipment
Your local Wacker Neuson Corp dealer
Burris Equipment