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Spearman Joins Thunder Creek as Territory Sales Manager in the Southeastern US

ATLANTA, GA — Thunder Creek Equipment names Garrison Spearman the new Territory Sales Manager for the southeastern United States, covering the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina.

Spearman joins Thunder Creek with both heavy equipment sales and territory management experience, as well as land development/real estate experience …

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H&E Opens New Branch in the Decatur Area

DECATUR, AL — H&E Rentals (H&E) announces the opening of its Decatur branch, the sixth general rental equipment location in the state of Alabama. Since the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened 16 new branches across the country and acquired five others. The facility includes a fully fenced yard …

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ProStack Welcomes Powerscreen of Florida to Global Network

LAKELAND, FL — In the latest of several additions to their distribution network in North America, ProStack welcomes Powerscreen of Florida to service the states of Florida and Georgia. Powerscreen of Florida will have access to the full ProStack range of bulk material handling equipment as well as supplying Terex …

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Takeuchi Recognizes Top Dealers at 2024 Dealer Summit

NASHVILLE, TN — Takeuchi recently announced its top dealers, Dealer of the Year, Dealer Salesperson of the Year, 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 …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Announces Kuhlmey as New Divisional Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA, Co., appoints Shane Kuhlmey as Divisional Director for Crawler Cranes, Deep Foundation Machines, and Maritime Cranes, focusing on three major Liebherr offices in Newport News, Virginia; Miami, Florida; and Houston, Texas.

Kuhlmey transitions into this new role following a successful tenure as head …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Ring Power Corporation
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HD Hyundai Construction Equipment Honors Korean War Vets, Donates 20 Televisions to Gwinnett Library

NORCROSS, GA — Gwinnet County-based HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America hosted a ceremony at the Gwinnett County Public Library Norcross Branch recognizing Korean War veterans. As part of its community outreach program, the company, whose parent company is based in South Korea, presented gifts to the library and to …

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Takeuchi Dealer Alta Equipment Opens Tallahassee Location

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Takeuchi-US has added a new Alta Equipment branch in Tallahassee, Florida, to its growing North American dealer network. This is Alta Equipment’s ninth Florida location and its first in Tallahasee.

The Alta Equipment location will now carry Takeuchi’s full line of compact excavators, wheel loaders, and track …

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Caldwell Becomes Takeuchi's Southeast Regional Product Manager

ATLANTA, GA — David Caldwell, formerly Takeuchi’s National Product Manager, has transitioned to become the manufacturer’s new Southeast Regional Product Manager.

In his new role, Caldwell will be responsible for all dealer and national rental account support activity within a multi-state area spanning Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. …

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Takeuchi-US Promotes Utzman to Attachment Specialist

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US names Scott Utzman its new Attachment Specialist. In this role, Utzman will be responsible for attachment sales and support for the company’s dealer and national rental accounts throughout North America. He will work with dealer management, sales personnel, and their customers to demonstrate, promote, and support …

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Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Advances Expansion with New Regional Headquarters

NEWNAN, GA — To bolster support for dealers and customers, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas announces the opening of its sustainable new headquarters facility in Newnan, Georgia. This adaptive-use facility will help propel the company’s growth in the Americas. It will facilitate the development and production of new machinery and elevate …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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Volvo CE and Mack Trucks Partner with Coastal Waste & Recycling to Bring Electrification to South Florida

POMPANO BEACH, FL — Volvo Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks, both Volvo Group companies, recently delivered on- and off-road electric equipment to Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling to help the company achieve its sustainability goals. Coastal Waste & Recycling celebrated the event with representatives of the two OEMs and …

Linder Expands its Kubota Dealer Network with the Purchase of Southern Tractor & Outdoors

LEESBURG, GA — Linder Industrial Machinery Company has acquired Southern Tractor & Outdoors. The three branches in southwest Georgia (Leesburg, Moultrie, and Valdosta) will be re-branded as Linder Turf & Tractor branches, joining the growing network of Kubota dealerships across the southeast.

“We are fortunate to have developed a …

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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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Mecalac Adds RJV Equipment to Expanding Dealer Network

NASHVILLE, TN — Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, welcomes RJV Equipment to its growing network. With this appointment, Mecalac’s dealer network now covers over 30 states across the continental United States and seven Canadian provinces to offer increased access and …

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B&B Underground and Drilling Uses Vermeer Equipment to Tackle Reclaimed Water Project in Deland, Florida

Clean water is a crucial resource that has received a lot more attention in recent years. While some parts of the United States have been dealing with severe droughts, increasing populations are testing water treatment plants in other regions. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida experienced a rise in population, …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Vermeer Southeast Announces Promotion of Kintz to COO

OCOEE, FL — Vermeer Southeast (VSE), a 100 percent employee-owned company, announces the promotion of David Kintz from Vice President of Operations to Chief Operating Officer.

Since joining VSE in 2007, Kintz has served in multiple roles over his tenure. He first started in sales for the company’s Caribbean territories …

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Precision Blasting Forges a Path to Success, Promoting Growth and New Opportunities

Aiming to grow his Douglasville, Georgia-based business to the next level, Precision Blasting Founder and Divisional President Shane Martin is embarking on a new journey with MD&B Company, enabling the Atlanta-area firm to offer key value-add services, such as engineering, safety, technical blasting support, and employee development and advancement …

CASE Construction Equipment Dealer Lee Tractor Grows CASE Business Along the U.S. Gulf Coast

PENSACOLA, FL — Energized by the momentum of the CASE Construction Equipment brand and new product offering, technologies, and services, Lee Tractor is expanding their business along the Gulf Coast to the Pensacola area, effective immediately, with future plans for a permanent full-service facility. The expansion marks a new period …

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H&E Relocates Branch in Atlanta, Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the relocation of its Atlanta, Georgia, branch. The facility is now located at 3160 Ellenwood Industrial Drive, Ellenwood, Georgia. The newly renovated property includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and carries a variety of construction …

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Team Rubicon Brings Hurricane Relief in Florida with Help from CASE Construction Equipment Dealers

TAYLOR COUNTY, FL — When Hurricane Idalia hit the Big Bend area of Florida and caused extreme damage in areas like Taylor County, veteran-led humanitarian organization Team Rubicon began spinning up a response operation within hours. But they knew it would be a months-long effort that would require a lot …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
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H&E Opens New Branch in Daytona Beach, Relocates Pompano Beach Branch in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Daytona Beach branch, its 13th rental location in the state of Florida. Since the beginning of the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened 12 new branches across the country, and this is the fifth new …

KOBELCO Appoints Stone Equipment Company as the Excavator Dealership for Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, AL — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a global crawler excavator and crawler crane manufacturer, announces Stone Equipment Company as the official excavator dealer for Alabama from their current locations in Birmingham and Montgomery.

Formed in 2010, Stone Equipment is a supplier in construction, aggregate, environmental, and demolition equipment …

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New Bennett Equipment Location in Hiawassee, Georgia, Joins Takeuchi's Dealer Network

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US has added a new Bennett Equipment & Supply Co. branch in Hiawassee, Georgia, to its growing North American dealer network. This is Bennett Equipment’s fourth location and its first in Georgia, joining others in Piedmont, Roebuck, and Westminster, South Carolina.

The Bennett Equipment location in Hiawassee …

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Takeuchi Donates Excavator, Engine to Empower College & Career Center

ATLANTA, GA — Students enrolled in Empower College & Career Center’s Heavy Machinery and Construction Pathway can now learn their trades by working with a real compact excavator and diesel engine courtesy of Takeuchi-US. The compact equipment manufacturer recently donated a TB235-2 excavator and a diesel engine, valued together …

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Liebherr USA, Co., Celebrates the 10-Year Anniversary of the Miami Branch

MIAMI, FL — The Liebherr Group, a family-run technology company and one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world, announces the 10-year anniversary of its Miami branch. This major milestone marks Liebherr’s dedication to the region and continuous growth around the globe.

Liebherr’s commitment to the United …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Montabert Announces Linder Industrial Machinery as New Dealer for Southeastern United States

RALIEGH, NC — Montabert announces Linder Industrial Machinery, with multiple locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, as its newest dealer for the full line of Montabert attachments. The company not only provides sales and rental of Montabert’s rock drills, hydraulic breakers, and demolition attachments, but also complete …

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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

ATLANTA, GA — 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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H&E Opens New Branch in the Mobile Area

MOBILE, AL — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Mobile branch, its fifth rental location in the state of Alabama. The branch includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and can handle a variety of construction and general industrial equipment.

“Our …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus recent additions 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 offers …

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Florida Coast Equipment Strengthens Commitment to Florida Customers with Space Coast Facility

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Florida Coast Equipment (FCE), the nation’s largest Kubota equipment dealership, announces the opening of its newest location in Mims, Florida, expanding their presence to the Space Coast. This dealership offers a comprehensive range of Kubota products, including parts, sales, service, and rentals, serving the communities …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
Heroes on the Water Announces Partnership with Alta Equipment Company

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Heroes on the Water announces a partnership with Alta Equipment Company in the state of Florida. The partnership will provide opportunities for Heroes on the Water to expand their kayak fishing programs while giving Alta Equipment employees a chance to volunteer and positively impact their community.

“Our …

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Takeuchi Donates Engine to Diesel Technology Programs at Athens Technical College

ATHENS, GA — Students enrolled in the Diesel Equipment Technology program at Athens Technical College will soon be able to learn their trade by working with real-life excavator engines courtesy of Takeuchi-US. The compact equipment manufacturer has donated four diesel engines worth approximately $66,000 to the school as part …

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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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Thompson Pump Distributor Florida Pumping Solutions Expands Services and Improves Customer Experience with New Acquisition

PORT ORANGE, FL — Thompson Pump announces its distributor Florida Pumping Solutions (FPS) is expanding its services with the acquisition of American Sock & Dewatering, a socking company in Northern Florida. FPS is a distributor for Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of heavy-duty, diesel-powered bypass and dewatering …

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Tidewater Equipment Supports Team Rubicon Disaster Relief Efforts in Selma, Alabama with CASE Equipment

RACINE, WI — Tidewater Equipment, a CASE Construction Equipment dealer with locations in southern Georgia, Enterprise, Alabama, and portions of the Florida panhandle, has donated equipment and support for Team Rubicon's recent tornado disaster response and recovery efforts in Selma, Alabama.

On January 12, 2023, multiple tornadoes hit the …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Sakai America Expands Georgia Dealer Coverage with NED for Soil Compaction

RICHMOND-HILL, GA — Sakai America, Inc. announces its expanded dealership coverage in the state of Georgia with National Equipment Dealers, LLC. (NED). NED and Sakai are well-positioned to support customers throughout the state with four branches located in Richmond-Hill, Dallas, Douglas, and Macon, Georgia.

“NED has done an exceptional job …

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D.H. Griffin Companies Signs Agreement to Purchase Komatsu PC900LC-11 Excavator from Linder Industrial Machinery

After signing a purchase agreement, D.H. Griffin Companies has become the first company in the United States to own the Komatsu PC900LC-11 excavator. The excavator was purchased during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 from Linder Industrial Machinery, a heavy equipment dealer offering a variety of new, used, and rental equipment, along with …

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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Komatsu’s Chattanooga Manufacturing Facility Begins Production of HM400-5 Articulated Trucks

CHATTANOOGA, TN — To support growing demand, Komatsu has begun producing the company’s HM400-5 articulated haul trucks at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. While the trucks were produced in Chattanooga in the mid-2000s, in 2009 production shifted to the company’s plant in Ibaraki, Japan, where it has remained until now. …

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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 …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Ring Power Corporation
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 …

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 …

Dobbs Equipment, LLC Named to John Deere’s Onyx Circle

GROVETOWN, GA — John Deere Construction and Forestry Division names Dobbs Equipment, LLC in Grovetown, Georgia, as a 2022 winner of its Onyx Circle award. The award recognizes John Deere’s top-performing dealers in terms of earning customers’ business, as determined by key performance metrics.

“Over the last year, Dobbs Equipment, …

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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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Baker’s Construction Services Utilizes Grade Control Technology for Intricate Atlanta Motor Speedway Track Reconstruction

For NASCAR fans, the start of the 2022 season brought more than just the excitement and anticipation of a new Cup Series, it also meant the unveiling of the new Next Gen car – NASCAR’s first major technology and design change since 2013. For Bristol, Tennessee-based Baker’s Construction Services, …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Power Equipment Co
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CASE Names Real Turf Solutions as the Winner of the 2022 CASE Kickstart Business Development Contest

FORT VALLEY, GA — CASE Construction Equipment names Terry McNair and his landscaping company Real Turf Solutions of Fort Valley, Georgia, the recipient of the CASE Kickstart business development program for 2022.

"We salute Terry for his entrepreneurial spirit, people-first approach and dedication to his entire team," said Terry Dolan …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Hollywood, Florida

HOLLYWOOD, FL — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Hollywood, Florida rental branch, its 10th in the state of Florida. It includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is capable of handling a variety of construction and general industrial equipment …

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

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

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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 …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
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 …

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

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

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. …

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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 …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
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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 …

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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 …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
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 …

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 …

CASE, Tidewater Expand into Southern Alabama with new Construction Equipment Sales, Parts, and Service Operation

ENTERPRISE, AL — CASE Construction Equipment dealer Tidewater Equipment Company has expanded its construction equipment footprint in the southeastern United States with an all-new full-service location in Enterprise, Alabama — delivering equipment sales, parts, and service support to southern Alabama. This is Tidewater’s sixth construction equipment operation, and the company …

Fecon Appoints Linder Industrial Machinery as Distributor in Florida and Carolinas

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Fecon announces the addition of Linder Industrial Machinery as a new stocking distributor for the full lineup of Fecon mulching tractors, forestry mulchers, and attachments in the states of Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. They have 16 locations in Jacksonville, Ocala, Orlando, Plant City, Ft. Myers, …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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 …

H&E Opens New Branch in Lakeland, Florida

LAKELAND, FL — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its new Lakeland, Florida, rental branch, its ninth in the state of Florida with many more planned. The facility includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop with six service bays. It is capable …

Tuff Torq Celebrates Grand Opening of Test Engineering Center

MORRISTOWN, TN — Tuff Torq Corporation celebrates a major milestone in its history with the grand opening of the Tuff Torq Test Engineering Center (T-TEC). The 17,000-square-foot facility allows for significant expansion of Tuff Torq’s testing capabilities and supports continued growth of the company.

Tuff Torq Corporation was established in …

Florida Manatees Gain ‘Lift’ from Shuttlelift SCD09 Industrial Crane at ZooTampa

TAMPA, FL — To support its manatee care and rehabilitation program, ZooTampa has purchased a new Shuttlelift SCD09 carrydeck crane, replacing an older Shuttlelift crane that served the program’s staff for over 20 years.

These increasingly threatened, gentle sea mammals have endured habitat loss, dangers such as cold stress 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 …

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 …

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 …

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Terex Opens New Georgia Service Center

ATLANTA, GA — Terex Utilities has opened a new Terex Service Center in Georgia. The brand-new location in Atlanta was built-to-suit, offering full-service repair facilities, as well as inspections, preventative maintenance, transfers and rebuilds, and more.

“Atlanta continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast U.S., …

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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 …

Sakai America Announces Changes in Sales Team

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — Sakai America, Inc. announces two changes within the sales department. Nick Zessack will transition from a Sales Support position to the Southeast Regional Sales Manager role. Zessack will continue to work out of the Adairsville, Georgia, head office, but will be the primary contact for Sakai heavy …

Kubota Announces Grand Opening of R&D Center, Expanding North America-Based Innovation

GAINESVILLE, GA — Kubota North America Corporation (KNA), the parent company for Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), and Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) recently celebrated the grand opening of the new 280-acre, Research and Development Center in the state of Georgia to meet the needs of …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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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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Hyundai Expands its Dealer Network with Three New Taylor Construction Equipment Locations

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas — which earlier this year expanded its dealer network with the addition of Taylor Construction Equipment locations in White House and Maryville, Tennessee — announces the addition of three new Hyundai-authorized Taylor locations, one in Mobile, Alabama, and one each in the Mississippi …

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Smith of Cobb County Tractor Earns Takeuchi's Top Dealer Salesperson Honors for 2021

ATLANTA, GA — For an unprecedented fifth time, Takeuchi-US recognizes Bill Smith of Cobb County Tractor in Marietta, Georgia, as its top-performing dealer salesperson in North America. Smith took top honors for the year 2021 after ranking No. 1 in retail sales for North America.

“Bill is the type of …

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Tractor and Equipment Company Announces New President and CEO

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Tractor and Equipment Company (TEC) promotes two long-time employees to new roles. DeVaughn Pettit took over the position of President from Chad Stracener, who is now the company’s CEO.

“My top priority as CEO is focusing on our customers’ product support experience,” Stracener said. “We have …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Fairburn, Georgia

FAIRBURN, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its new Fairburn, Georgia, rental branch. It is the company’s fourth Atlanta-area facility and its sixth in the state of Georgia.

The 9,692-square-foot facility sits on 4.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
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BOMAG, Linder Machinery Pact Paves Way for New Roadbuilding and Construction Opportunities Across Florida, North & South Carolina

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas, Inc. and Linder Industrial Machinery announce their cooperation for the sale and support of BOMAG compaction, milling, paving, and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction market segments throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and most of Florida.

The collaboration will bring together two companies with …

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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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Rocket Land Development Takes Flight in South Florida Market, Fueled by Thunder Creek

From his early working years, George Rembos has had a passion to build his business from the ground up in the tropics of South Florida. Being in an environment he’s passionate about assisted in the creation of Rocket Land Development, which started in 2011.

Rocket Land Development is a …

Power Equipment Announces Kiser as New Regional Sales Manager for East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment, a Bramco company, announces the promotion of Justin Kiser to Regional Sales Manager for East Tennessee. In his new position, Kiser is responsible for leading the East Tennessee sales team, including the Knoxville, Kingsport, and Chattanooga areas, and for the promotion and sale of …

EquipmentShare Completes Acquisition of Assets from Six Trekker Tractor Locations in Florida

MIAMI, FL — EquipmentShare, a nationwide equipment rental company powered by T3 technology, announces that it has completed an acquisition of equipment fleet and operations from six Trekker Tractor locations in the state of Florida including Miami, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Fort Myers.

Though the name …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Takeuchi's Caldwell and Padgett Take on New Product Management Responsibilities

ATLANTA, GA — David Caldwell and Lee Padgett of Takeuchi-US have expanded their product manager responsibilities to encompass new duties that take advantage of their expertise in the compact equipment industry.

Caldwell is now Takeuchi’s National Product Manager. In his new role, he will oversee new product development and rollouts …

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Takeuchi Family Fun Day and Food Drive Raise $4,000 for Local Food Bank

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US employees, including President Jeff Stewart, recently presented the Banks Jackson Food Bank in Commerce, Georgia, with enough food for 200 Thanksgiving dinners and an extra $2,550 to buy additional turkeys to feed even more needy families. This donation, worth a total of about $4,000, started …

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CASE Donates Compact Track Loader to Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground to Support Veteran and Youth Programs

FAYETTEVILLE, GA — CASE Construction Equipment donated a TV450B compact track loader (CTL) and numerous attachments to Camp Southern Ground, a multi-missioned nonprofit organization in Fayetteville, Georgia, founded by Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band. For the majority of the year, Camp Southern Ground is committed to supporting veteran mental …

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Kenworth of Jacksonville Relocates to Newly Constructed Facility

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Kenworth of Jacksonville has relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to meet increasing Kenworth customer demands due to residential and commercial growth in the greater Jacksonville area.

The 55,000-square-foot facility features 28 service bays and a 2,000-square-foot visual parts display supported by a …

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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 …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
Your local Bobcat dealer
Pinnacle Central Co Inc
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BILCO Hires New Sales Representative for Southeast Florida Market

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The BILCO Company announces it has hired FG Building Products as its sales representative for selling specialty access commercial building products in Southeast Florida.

FG Building Products, based in Jacksonville, specializes in materials for building exteriors and offers a wide range of products. The company provides support …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

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

“Stan is a pillar of …

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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Expands to Georgia with Acquisition of Savannah-Based Grove River Machinery

SAVANNAH, GA — Grove River Machinery, located in Richmond Hill, Georgia, just outside of Savannah, is now a National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) company. NED, LLC recently finalized the acquisition of Grove River Machinery, which will expand the NED organization into the state of Georgia, where the company hopes …

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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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Taylor Becomes Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. Dealer

MARYVILLE, TN — Robert Taylor, President and COO of the Taylor Group of Companies, announces the expansion of products available in parts of Tennessee to include Hyundai Construction Equipment. For over 90 years, Taylor has provided its customers with material handling equipment, parts, and service support. Taylor …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tri-Rivers
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
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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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Taylor Becomes New Dealer of Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Tracked Carriers in Tennessee and Mississippi

LOUISVILLE, MS — Taylor Machine Works, Inc., a manufacturer of heavy industrial lift trucks and distributor of multiple lines of allied products, is partnering with Bell Trucks of America, Inc. to become the Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Bell Tracked Carriers dealer in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. …

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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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Doosan Bobcat’s Days of Community Service Brings Together Employees to Volunteer, Give Back

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of Doosan Bobcat employees across several North America locations recently volunteered cumulatively more than 1,500 hours, utilizing Bobcat equipment and their talents to different projects and organizations to complete Doosan Days of Community Service. This companywide volunteer effort celebrates ongoing partnerships within communities where Doosan …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Cobb County Tractor Recognized as Takeuchi's Dealer with Top Sales Volume in 2020

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US has recognized Cobb County Tractor of Marietta, Georgia, for having the highest sales volume of all Takeuchi dealers in North America during 2020. As a full-line dealer for Takeuchi equipment, Cobb County Tractor and its Perimeter Takeuchi division supply the consumer, construction, landscape, and agricultural markets. …

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Making the Right Choice with Terex Trucks

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

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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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H&E Opens New Facility in Marietta, Georgia

MARIETTA, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Marietta branch, the fifth facility located in Georgia and the third in the Atlanta area. The 30,000-square-foot facility sits on 3.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with six …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tri-Rivers
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
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Takeuchi Recognizes Parman Tractor as North American Dealer with Largest Market Share Growth

NASHVILLE, TN — Takeuchi-US has presented Parman Tractor & Equipment of Nashville, Tennessee, with an award for having the largest market share growth of all Takeuchi dealers in North America during 2020. Parman Tractor has provided Takeuchi equipment sales, service, parts, and rentals to customers throughout Tennessee since 2019.

“The …

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 …

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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Takeuchi Officially Opens New Training Center with Ribbon-Cutting Event

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at its new 37,000-square-foot Training Center in Pendergrass, Georgia. Located next door to the company’s headquarters, the Takeuchi Training Center will now be the site of sales and technical instruction for the company’s salespeople, dealer principals, dealer technicians, …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Trimble and FIU Establish Trimble Technology Lab at the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure, and Sustainability

MIAMI, FL — Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow, Trimble and Florida International University (FIU) are collaborating to establish a Technology Lab in FIU's Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. The aim is to expand the university's leadership …

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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 …

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. …

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 …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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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 …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Nelson as Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast

ATLANTA, GA — Curry Supply Co. announces its investment in the Southeast territory with the introduction of Georgia resident, Steve Nelson, as Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Nelson will utilize his industry knowledge and experience to serve as the dedicated Curry Supply representative for clients located in North …

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ALLU Group Inc. Announces New Dealer for Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TN — ALLU Group Inc. announces Stowers Machinery Corp., headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer and ALLU Crusher material processing attachments. The company has six locations in Tennessee, and provides sales and rental of ALLU’s attachments, as well as …

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Equipment Incorporated Adds Three New Locations, Expands Service in the South

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment companies in the South now have greater access to Doosan machines, parts, and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company’s existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

Equipment Incorporated …

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Volvo CE Expands Certified Used Centers with New Southeastern US Location

The new Volvo Certified Used center at Alta Equipment in Jacksonville, Florida, is Volvo CE’s fourth location following the opening of centers in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, and Detroit in the last two years. Machines in the Volvo Certified Used (VCU) program go through a rigorous inspection process.

“The construction …

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 …

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Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

WARRIOR, AL — Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC), a provider of air, flow, and power solutions, introduces Mid-America Engine as a dealer, effective immediately. Located in Warrior, Alabama, the dealer will provide sales, service, and distribution to customers throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle (from Tallahassee to the …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
H&E Equipment Awarded Takeuchi's Southwest Region Dealer of the Year

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a global manufacturer of compact equipment, has awarded H&E Equipment as its 2019 Southwest Region Dealer of the Year. H&E’s successful sales efforts in 2019 have proven that they are outstanding in the construction equipment market. Takeuchi’s Southwest Region Business Manager Hampton Wideman presented the …

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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 …

Astec Announces Alta Equipment as New Dealer for Roadtec Products

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Astec Industries announces Alta Equipment as the newest distributor for Roadtec products. Roadtec’s asphalt paving equipment will be available in Florida on Alta Equipment’s integrated dealer network, one of the largest in the nation.

“We are excited about our partnership in Florida," said Chris Colwell, Vice …

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, …

Alta Equipment Company Adds Construction Equipment OEM Brands to Its Six Florida Locations

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Alta Equipment Florida, formerly Flagler Equipment, a distributor of specialized construction equipment sales, parts, service, and rentals, announces the expansion of its construction original equipment manufacturer (OEM) portfolio with the addition of six new premium brands — Merlo, Avant, Bergmann, Carlson, Roadtec, and Peterson. Alta Equipment …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Power Equipment Co
Linder Industrial Machinery
ECA Jacksonville Celebrates Five Years of Growth in the Southeast

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a distributor of specialty foundation equipment, has seen continuous expansion at its Green Cove Springs, Florida branch since opening the location five years ago. This location serves Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and the Caribbean.

“We have experienced solid growth in the Southeast market …

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Curry Supply Adds Buddin as North Carolina-Based Regional Sales Manager

FUQUAY VARINA, NC — Curry Supply Co. announces the addition of Will Buddin to the team as a Regional Sales Manager. Buddin will oversee customers positioned in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.

With more than 19 years in the pump, OEM, and heavy equipment rental industries, Buddin …

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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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Cowin Equipment Awarded Takeuchi Dealer of the Year in Southeast Region

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, awards Cowin Equipment as the 2019 Southeast Dealer of the Year. Takeuchi’s Southeast Business Region Manager Steve DePriest presented Cowin Equipment with the award.

Cowin Equipment was awarded after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas including …

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National Trench Safety Announces Relocation of Miami, Florida, Operation

MIAMI, FL — 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 relocation of its Miami, Florida, area operation.

NTS completed the relocation of its existing …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
Your local Bobcat dealer
Pinnacle Central Co Inc
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Thompson's Station, Tennessee, Becomes New Home for Caterpillar Equipment Dealer

NASHVILLE, TN — Construction in Middle Tennessee continues to push forward, enabling Thompson Machinery, the local Caterpillar dealer, to invest $15 million in Thompson's Station, Tennessee. Even with a presidential election looming, global economic uncertainty, and national social unrest, Nashville and its surrounding counties continue to be the darling …

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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 …

Dynapac North America Strengthens Dealer Network with Addition of Durante Equipment

HOLLYWOOD, FL — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of equipment for compaction and paving applications, announces the addition of Durante Equipment to its growing dealer network. Durante Equipment rents, sells, and supports the complete Dynapac portfolio in Southern Florida to include Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee, and Palm Beach …

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 …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Takeuchi Presents Smith with Top Salesman of the Year Award

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Bill Smith of Cobb Country Tractor was presented with Takeuchi Salesman of the Year for his successful sales efforts in 2019. This is the third time Smith has taken top honors for Takeuchi after ranking No. 1 again in retail …

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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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Vacuworx Welcomes Cunningham as Senior Director of Sales

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

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

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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 …

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

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

Malvese Equipment …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
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Takeuchi Announces Management, Board Changes

ATLANTA, GA — The Board of Directors of Takeuchi Mfg., Ltd. announces several changes to the worldwide management structure of Takeuchi and membership of its Board of Directors, approved during the annual shareholder meeting.

Clay Eubanks, current President of Takeuchi US, will be relocating to the company’s headquarters …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Joins the Manitou Dealer Network in the US

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou North America welcomes National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) to the Manitou dealer network. National Equipment Dealers will offer the full Manitou line of skid loaders, track loaders, articulated loaders, and telescopic handlers at 11 locations throughout Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

“We are …

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Takeuchi Promotes Lawson to Director of Sales

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, has promoted Henry Lawson to a new leadership role. Lawson has been named Director of Sales, effective immediately.

As Director of Sales, Lawson will take on all the dealer sales development and national account business and activity in North America. First …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

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

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Adds Ross as Vice President of CE Sales

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA) announces Michael J. Ross as Vice President of Construction Equipment Sales. Reporting to M.S. Kang, President of HCEA, Ross will be responsible for managing all aspects of dealer sales with his internal and field staff.

Ross is a West Point …

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Doosan Expands Southeast Presence at 10 New Synergy Equipment Locations

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment owners and operators across the Southeast now have greater access to Doosan parts, machines and service, thanks to 10 new dealer locations from Synergy Equipment.

The new locations — in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina — join three already established dealership locations with …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tri-Rivers
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
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Volvo CE Boosts Inventory, Customer Support in Florida with Alta Equipment Group

TAMPA, FL — Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a provider of industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealers in the United States, is expanding its territory into Florida. The Detroit, Michigan-based company has purchased the assets of Flagler Construction …

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Vacuworx Promotes Raines to Regional Service Manager, Enhances Mobile Response Times in Gulf Coast Region

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces an increased presence in the Gulf Coast area with the promotion of Paul Raines from Production Manager to Regional Service Manager.

Raines is a service-oriented professional with technical know-how, problem-solving abilities and organizational skills. Factory trained and certified to inspect, service and repair all makes …

Takeuchi Introduces Mountain Farm International as New Dealer

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Mountain Farm International as a new dealer. Located in Crossville, Tennessee, the dealer will provide sales, service, parts and rental to customers throughout Middle Tennessee.

Carrying the full lineup of Takeuchi equipment, including excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and …

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Power Equipment Announces Promotion of White to General Product Support Manager

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, a part of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Wayne White to General Product Support Manager for the Middle Tennessee region. In his new position, Wayne will oversee the entire Product Support operation in Nashville, Tennessee, including parts and service. …

Wicklander Named General Manager of ALL Sunshine Crane Rental

ORLANDO, FL — A veteran of the ALL Family of Companies, T.J. Wicklander, has been named General Manager of ALL Sunshine Crane Rental Corp. of Orlando, Florida. Wicklander brings two decades of crane experience forged in the Greater Chicago area, where he served in a multitude of roles …

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Takeuchi Breaks Ground on New Training Center Set to Open in Spring 2020

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new training facility set to open in spring 2020. The new center will allow dealers from North America and around the globe to gain knowledge about Takeuchi products, and offer year-round service training …

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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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MTI Equipment Comes Under New Ownership

NORTH PORT, FL — MTI Equipment has successfully been re-acquired by the company’s founding ownership group. The ownership group consists of Canon Stahl, Shawn Hendricks and Alain Trimble.

MTI was established in 1986 as a telecommunications installation provider. In the early 1990s MTI transitioned into being a provider …

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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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Dykes Equipment dba Appling Motors Introduced as New Takeuchi Dealer

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, announces Dykes Equipment doing business as (dba) Appling Motors as a new dealer, serving South Georgia. The full-service dealer specializes in new and used equipment. They will carry Takeuchi excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and wheel loaders for their …

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Tidewater Equipment Joins CASE Construction Equipment Dealer Network

TIFTON, GA — Tidewater Equipment has joined the CASE Construction Equipment dealer network and will represent the manufacturer in 42 counties spanning western and southern Georgia. The dealer will sell and service CASE equipment out of its Tifton, Smithville and Pinehurst locations, serving the landscaping, general construction, forestry and agricultural …

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Earthmovers Construction Equipment Adds Rogers, Dunbar and Conrad to Sales Team in Florida

APOPKA, FL — Earthmovers Construction Equipment, LLC located in Apopka and Fort Pierce Florida, recently hired Corey Rogers as the new Vice President of Sales. Rogers has worked in the construction equipment industry for over 20 years with major equipment manufacturers and has served in multiple roles including sales, marketing, …

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Linder Announces Bauers as Vice President of Sales in Florida

PLANT CITY, FL — Linder Industrial Machinery announces the hiring of Tom Bauers, who will lead sales as Linder’s Vice President of Sales - Florida Division. With more than 20 years of experience in the equipment industry, Bauers said he is excited to help customers in Florida grow and …

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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 …

Komatsu America Appoints Tractor & Equipment Company as Forestry Equipment Distributor

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Komatsu America appoints Tractor & Equipment Company (TEC) as the forestry equipment distributor for the states of Alabama, Georgia and the northwest region of Florida. TEC will handle the full line of Komatsu forestry equipment, which includes track feller bunchers, log loaders, wheeled harvesters, forwarders and harvesting/processing …

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Central Florida Equipment Announces Brand Refresh to Central Civil Construction

MIAMI, FL — Central Florida Equipment, a Miami-based construction company, announces a renaming to Central Civil Construction to reflect the company’s evolution — from an equipment rental company to being at the center of complex landmark projects being undertaken in South Florida.

“When our father founded Central Florida Equipment …

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Hy-Brid Lifts Appoints Ware as Southeast Territory Manager

RICHFIELD, WI — Custom Equipment LLC welcomes Matt Ware as the Southeast Territory Manager. Ware will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi, and will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“Matt’s sales experience and customer first …

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Vermeer Southeast Celebrates Marietta Facility Grand Opening


MARIETTA, GA — Vermeer Southeast, an employee-owned company as of January 1, 2019, recently celebrated the grand opening of their new Marietta, Georgia, parts, service and sales facility, expanding from roughly 7,000 square feet to nearly 24,000 square feet of space.

After initially considering a move to another site …

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Telsmith Welcomes Back Service Technician Vereb From Military Service

MEQUON, WI — Telsmith, Inc., a manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, welcomes back one of their Southeastern Field Service Technicians, Matthew Vereb, from a year-long mission in Germany. Vereb started at Telsmith in 2016 as Field Service Technician for the southeast territory including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and …

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Thompson Machinery Continues Investment in Tennessee and Mississippi Communities

NASHVILLE, TN — Thompson Machinery, the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for middle and west Tennessee and north Mississippi, sells and services a variety of equipment, ranging from dozers to backhoes, to electric power generation and on-highway trucks, and even power systems for river barges traveling down the Mississippi River.

“Within …

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Takeuchi Announces Holmes As Warehouse Operations Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Ron Holmes as Warehouse Operations Manager, effective immediately. Based out of Takeuchi-US headquarters in Pendergrass, Georgia, Holmes’ main responsibilities include providing materials, equipment and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing and distribution services, in addition to supervising staff.

Holmes brings over …

Ring Power Corporation Announces Promotion of Zeras, McCandless, Scarpo and Sessions

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Ring Power Corporation Executive Vice President of Sales, Kevin Robbins, announces the promotion of Chris Zeras to Vice President of New Sales - Heavy Equipment Division. He replaces Tim Maguire, who retired last month.
In his 21 years with Ring Power, Zeras has worked …

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., …

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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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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 …

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Minnich Manufacturing Announces Top Dealers of 2018

MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems, announces its top dealers of 2018 according to sales performance.
Top Minnich dealers for 2018 include:

  • Top Overall Dealer and Midwest Region Top Dealer: Logan Contractors Supply, Inc. (Des Moines, Iowa) …
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Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations to United Rentals

PORT ORANGE, FL — A new chapter in the life of Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. is beginning following the sale of their rental assets and related operations to the Fluid Solutions Group of industry leader, United Rentals. Having divested itself from the direct rental business, Thompson Pump plans …

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 …

Power Equipment Appointed as Epiroc Dealer in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been appointed the newest dealer for Epiroc drills, parts, accessories and service in the state of Tennessee. Power Equipment is a member of the Bramco family of companies, one of the largest equipment dealers in North America.

Its …