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April

  • Demag Quadro Chain Hoist for a Broad Range of Applications

    April 24, 2018 - The Demag LDC-Q quadro chain hoist, a series hoist unit from Demag’s DC range that has a successful track record all over the world, can be used for a wide variety of handling requirements in production and logistics applications. Equipped with four load hooks, LDC-Q units can handle and transport customer-specific load handling attachments or flat components and feed materials to the relevant workstations.


  • PALFINGER MFA Jib: Maximum Reach and Flexibility

    April 24, 2018 - With the new MFA jib, PALFINGER has increased the maximum reach of the TEC crane series by another 5.5 metres. Above all, the new application from PALFINGER will meet the special requirements for longer reach and greater flexibility from customers in the height logistics industry. The MFA jib can be used to lift loads to previously inaccessible positions and, as a result, perform extraordinary operations.


  • SC&RA Elects Slate of Officers for 2018-2019

    April 24, 2018 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association elected  Gary Stang, Senior V.P. and General Manager at Anderson Trucking Service, as President during its 2018 Annual Conference, April 17-21, at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, FL. Joining Stang as officers for the 2018-2019 term are:

    • Chairman: Terry Young, Construction Safety Experts, Cary, NC

    • Vice President: Tom Bennington, Duncan Machinery Movers, Inc., Lexington, KY

    • Treasurer: Delynn Burkhalter, Burkhalter, Columbus, MS

    • Assistant Treasurer: Jay Folladori, Bennett International Group, McDonough, GA


  • CM Labs Announces World’s First Luffing Tower Crane Simulator

    April 24, 2018 - CM Labs Simulations today announced the release of the all-new Luffing Tower Crane (LTC) Training Pack, the first simulation-based LTC training platform on the market. Immediately available for deployment across the full catalog of Vortex® Construction Equipment Simulators, the LTC Training Pack is CM Labs' most feature-rich crane simulation to date.  

    Vortex Construction Equipment Simulators are always-available instructional tools that have been shown to accelerate student operator training and reduce costs by up to 75%.


  • Goldhofer and Trail King Team Up

    April 24, 2018 - Goldhofer and Trail King are teaming up to take advantage of each other’s distribution strengths in different parts of the world. 

    Under the new agreement, Trail King will distribute Goldhofer’s on-road trailers in North America, and Goldhofer will distribute Trail King trailers in other parts of the world, particularly the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. 

    The new arrangement does not affect Goldhofer’s specialized off-road trailers and hydrostatically powered modular transporters, which the company will continue to sell and support itself.


  • Potain Takes Center Stage at Intermat Paris 2018

    April 24, 2018 - Manitowoc is celebrating a significant milestone, showcasing its newest tower cranes and highlighting several innovative tower crane components at Intermat Paris 2018 in France. 

    Potain is taking center stage at the tradeshow, which is being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center between April 23 and 28, 2018. The prominence of Potain is fitting, as this year marks the company’s 90th anniversary. This has presented a perfect opportunity to look back at Potain’s history while looking forward to its new generation of tower cranes.


  • First LCL700 in America arrives in Seattle

    April 24, 2018 - Model LCL700 is the largest luffing-jib tower crane from manufacturer Linden Comansa. It was launched in April 2017 with two versions of maximum load (50 and 64 tonnes / 110,230 and 141,090 lb) and designed to be used mainly in jobsites with reduced space, like in very large and congested cities. Throughout the last 12 months a few units have been sold in Asia, and the very first unit in America (both North and South) has just been erected in downtown Seattle (Washington), USA.

    Linden Comansa America (LCA) recently supplied a unit of this luffer and a flat top model 21LC550 20t to GLY Construction for the Rufus 2.0 Block 21 site. This project will include two office buildings (24 and 8 stories tall respectively) and is part of Amazon’s urban campus, which already hosts more than 40,000 employees in the city centre.


  • Specialty Program Group LLC Launches New Heights Insurance Solution

    April 24, 2018 - Specialty Program Group LLC (SPG), a leading insurance holding company for specialty brokerages and underwriting facilities, announced today the launch of New Heights Insurance Solutions (New Heights). 

    Based in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Heights specializes in providing insurance products for the crane & boom industry.  Megan Rose,  President of New Heights, joined SPG as part of the Norman-Spencer Crane acquisition and will run the newly created platform.


  • Renegar-Driggers Machinery Grows Crane Inventory With Demag All Terrain Cranes Order

    April 18, 2018 - Southeastern USA and Caribbean Island Terex Cranes distributor, Renegar-Driggers will soon add six new Demag® all terrain cranes to its inventory including one AC 100-4L unit, two AC 160-5 models and three AC 220-5 units. The recently placed order will help Renegar-Driggers Machinery continue to support its customers and their heavy workload.


  • Palfinger Supervisory Board Concludes Search For New CEO

    April 18, 2018 - The Supervisory Board of PALFINGER AG has concluded its search for a new CEO. Andreas Klauser (53), an accomplished top manager with international experience, who is currently the Global Brand President of Case IH and STEYR as well as member of the Group Executive Council of CNH Industrial, has been chosen to fill the position. Subject to the finalization of the relevant contracts, Andreas Klauser will assume the office of CEO on June 1, 2018.


  • Yokohama Tire’s New OTR Sales and Reference Guide is Now Available

    April 18, 2018 - Yokohama Tire Corporation’s latest off-the-road (OTR) Sales and Reference Guide is now available in print and online. The 82-page guide is armed with key off-the-road industry tire and maintenance guidelines, as well as information on Yokohama’s complete line of OTR tires.


  • Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Forecasts 8.5% Growth In Equipment & Software Investment

    April 18, 2018 - The  Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released its Q2 update to the 2018 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook forecasting investment in equipment and software to grow 8.5% in 2018, revised down from 9.1% in the Economic Outlook published in December. GDP is forecast to grow 2.7%, unchanged from the December Outlook.


  • Liebherr Achieves the Highest Turnover in the Group's History

    April 18, 2018 - In 2017, the Liebherr Group achieved the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales of € 9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the family-run company increased its revenue by 9.3%. The Group is expecting further sales growth for 2018.


    In the construction machinery and mining segments, as well as in other product areas, Liebherr recorded an increase in turnover. Sales of construction machinery and mining equipment rose by 14.5% to € 6,182 million. In the Maritime Cranes, Aerospace and Transportation Systems, Machine Tools and Automation Systems, Domestic Appliances, Components as well as Hotels divisions overall turnover was up by 1.5% to € 3,663 million compared with the previous year.


  • Perkins® SmartCap Named A 2018 Gold Edison Award Winner

    April 18, 2018 - The Edison Awards™, celebrating 31 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that the Perkins® SmartCap was voted a Gold Winner for innovation at the April 11 event at The Capitale in New York City. Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements literally changed the world, garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents, and made him a household name around the world.


  • RBG I nc is distributing DINO in USA

    April 18, 2018 - DINOlift has, effective March 16, 2018, appointed RBG Inc (Raymond, NH) as its new distributor in the United States.

    The appointment is reflecting the move from a single distributor model towards more regional presence in the market area where new distributors provide regional support for the complete DINOlift product range.


  • Felling Trailers, Inc. Debuts EZ Tilt Technology at The Rental Show

    April 18, 2018 -Felling Trailers, Inc., debuted their EZ Tilt Technology with the FT-12 EZ-T tilt trailer at the 2018 Rental Show in New Orleans, LA. this past February. Felling’s EZ Tilt Technology allows for ground level loading with its rotating torsion suspension, providing a 5-degree load angle.  This low load angle makes it possible to load and unload low clearance equipment such as floor sweepers, scissor lifts, and rollers. The EZ-Tilt trailer is great for Rental Shops or Rental Yards, offering the versatility to load a variety of equipment safely and quickly, getting the customer on their way.  “The EZ Tilt is what I would call a universal trailer, the electric/hydraulic lift system with the power up and down gives the operator the ability to load and deliver two scissor lifts at a time. Plus, with the EZ Tilt’s low load angle, it gives the operator the ability to load the hard to load floor sweepers and has the capacity to haul a skid steer,” said Ed Steinemann, Felling’s National Account Manager.


  • New Terex Utilities Manufacturing Headquarters will Simplify Operations, Increase Capacity

    April 18, 2018 -Terex Utilities announces plans to construct a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on a 55-acre site in Watertown, SD. Here, Terex Utilities will house all of its assembly, fiberglass, paint, and installation for the company’s aerial devices, digger derricks, and auger drills. By consolidating from ten facilities to one, Terex Utilities aims to enhance its production efficiencies and improve product lead times.

    Terex Utilities is a leading global supplier of insulated utility equipment and customer-focused innovation.  Founded in 1945 under the Telelect brand, Terex Utilities prides itself in listening to the needs of the electrical utility industry and responding to their needs. 


  • Hiab Launches the MOFFETT M5 NX Truck Mounted Forklift

    April 18, 2018 - Hiab, part of Cargotec, is launching the new MOFFETT M5 NX truck mounted forklift - the latest model in its exciting NX series of next-generation machines - at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, UK, on April 24-26, 2018.     

    The MOFFETT M5 NX is the ideal machine for medium to heavy-duty tasks, with an efficient power to weight ratio. "The M5 NX is the newest addition to our NX range of truck mounted forklifts, featuring improved operator safety and comfort, easier maintenance and enhanced styling, all combined with the great performance and trusted reliability that is expected from a MOFFETT," says Keith Quigley, Senior Vice President, Truck Mounted Forklifts, Hiab.  


  • Kobelco Rolls Out 330-Ton Crawler Crane for North America

    April 11, 2018 - Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has rolled out the first unit of its new CK3300G-2, a new lattice-boom crawler crane that offers 330-ton capacity and can be equipped with a fixed jib, heavy fixed jib, luffing jib, and heavy-lift or super-heavy-lift attachments. 

    Kobelco introduced the new model to customers last week at its facility in Houston, Texas. The first unit was on display. It was in the midst of pre-delivery preparation before being delivered to Postel, a lifting services company headquartered in nearby Porter, Texas. 


  • Ritchie Bros. April Auction in Edmonton Includes 75 Boom Trucks

    April 11, 2018 - Ritchie Bros.’ five-day auction in Edmonton from April 24-28 already has more than 8,200 items of equipment listed to sell, and the company says more will be added right up until the event opens.

    Current highlights include 75+ boom trucks, 255+ excavators, 245+ compactors, 140 dozers, 130 dump trucks, 95+ articulated dump trucks, 85 loaders, 75 winch tractors, 20+ bed trucks, 205+ truck tractors, 950+ trailers, as well as a large selection of farmland and industrial real estate. As always, all items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices. 

    "This year we have a huge selection of equipment representing the multitude of sectors operating in western Canada," said Brian Glenn, senior vice president, Ritchie Bros. “It includes a diverse selection of drilling-related equipment, and we are leveraging the expertise of our Kruse Energy Auctioneers brand for a special, dedicated energy event on day four of the auction." 


  • Caterpillar Group President Charter will Retire

    April 11, 2018 - Caterpillar’s group president of customer and dealer support, Rob Charter, will retire June 1, after 30 years with the company.

    “During his three decades with Caterpillar, Rob has built a reputation for his focus and unwavering commitment to helping our customers succeed,” said Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby. “Rob’s global perspective - he’s held positions in Asia, Latin America, the United States, and  his home country of Australia - is just one reason he’s a valuable member of our executive leadership team. Rob is also known within the company for his passion for developing and mentoring Caterpillar employees around the globe. We wish him a long and happy retirement.”


  • AGC Says Construction Costs Climbed in March

    April 11, 2018 - The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports that analysis of U.S. Labor Dept. figures shows that construction costs climbed again in March.

    The AGC analysis says that prices went up for a wide range of building materials, including many that are subject to proposed tariffs that could drive prices still higher and cause scarcities.

    Association officials warned that tariffs on some items might lead to project delays and cancellations if they become unobtainable or too expensive for current budgets.


  • PalFleet Distribution Changes Name to Palfinger

    April 9, 2018 - Palfinger has changed the name of its wholly-owned distribution system from PalFleet Truck Equipment Company LLC (PalFleet) to Palfinger USA LLC. 

    Following the 2008 acquisition of Omaha Standard LLC, PalFleet was formed in 2010 by integrating the Palfinger Group’s Tiffin Loader Crane and Omaha Standard Distribution companies.


  • Manitowoc appoints Mark Hooper as Vice President, Sales – North America Distribution Management

    April 9, 2018 - Mark Hooper has joined Manitowoc as Vice President, Sales – North America Distribution Management, Hydraulic and Crawler Cranes.    

    Hooper is responsible for sales leadership and product management for Grove rough-terrain, truck-mounted, telecrawler, all-terrain and carrydeck product lines in North America. 


  • Crane Industry Services expands with new facility, adds team members

    April 9, 2018 - Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) has relocated to a new larger facility that offers broader skills assessment and training programs to meet current business demands. The new Centered on Safety Training Center is located at 2692 Hwy. 27 N, Carrollton, Ga. The 8,892-sq. ft. facility is situated on about 3.5 acres of land, convenient to the Atlanta airport, West Georgia and Birmingham, Ala. 


  • Manitowoc Releases Free Diagnostic Mobile App to Increase Crane Uptime for Customers

    April 9, 2018 - Manitowoc Cranes has announced a new smartphone app that will help customers to diagnose technical issues on their cranes much faster. The free app will be available on iOS and Android devices, and will enable users to understand the numeric diagnostic codes that are generated by their on-board control systems. Manitowoc is the first manufacturer in the crane industry to release an app of this kind. 


  • Bigge Acquires Over Two Dozen New Tower Cranes for Nationwide Fleet

    April 4, 2018 - Developers and contractors that use tower cranes now have the chance to rent a brand new Potain MDT 219 J10 from Bigge for their upcoming projects. Bigge officially announced the purchase of the 25-brand new Potain's from Manitowoc Cranes during a meeting at their headquarters in California. This Potain tower crane is uniquely equipped with various options and features resulting in maximum efficiency on the jobsite.  Bigge’s expansion of their nationwide fleet strengthens its commitment to customers by providing best-in-class products.


  • Ritchie Bros. Marks the Official Introduction of Marketplace-E, a New Way to Buy and Sell Equipment

    April 4, 2018 - After a soft launch in late 2017, Marketplace-E  is being introduced by Ritchie Bros. as its latest buying and selling solution. Complementing the company’s onsite unreserved auctions and online-only auctions through IronPlanet, Marketplace-E offers sellers increased control over price, location, and timing, while providing buyers access to more equipment available to purchase right away. 


  • Eaton Names DEX as its Seventh Authorized Rebuilder

    April 4, 2018 - Power management company Eaton has added DEX Heavy Duty Parts to its expanding network of Authorized Rebuilders in North America. DEX currently employs 51 people at the company’s 38-acre and 210,000 sq. ft. remanufacturing center, warehouse and office complex in Advance, NC.

    “DEX becomes our seventh Authorized Rebuilder and is one of the country’s largest suppliers of refurbished and remanufactured truck parts,” said Tim Bauer, vice president, Aftermarket, Vehicle Group North America. “Adding DEX represents a significant step forward for Eaton as we continue to expand our Authorized Rebuilder program with well-established and well-respected rebuilders in strategically important locations throughout North America.”


  • PE-backed Texas Hydraulics Acquires Oilgear

    April 4, 2018 - Texas Hydraulics, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of The Oilgear Company (“Oilgear”). Oilgear is a leading provider of highly engineered hydraulic pumps, valves, systems and aftermarket services for heavy duty applications.


  • Maxim Crane Works adds 48 Potain Tower Cranes in Massive Fleet Expansion

    April 4, 2018 - Maxim Crane Works (Maxim) has added 48 new Potain top-slewing tower cranes to its already expansive Potain fleet. The Newport, Kentucky-based company will start taking deliveries of the new tower cranes beginning in May of 2018.

    According to Frank Bardonaro, chief operating officer for Maxim, the order reflects his continued confidence in Manitowoc Cranes and the Potain tower crane range.


  • H&E Equipment Services Completes Acquisition of Rental Inc.; Will Expand Presence in Alabama, Florida and Western Georgia

    April 4, 2018 - H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Rental Inc., a non-residential construction-focused equipment rental company with five branches located throughout Alabama and Florida and assets including approximately $35 million of fleet based on original equipment cost.


  • Ritchie Bros. Set to Conduct its Largest-Ever Saskatoon Spring Auction

    April 4, 2018 - In the middle of its busy spring ag run through Western Canada, the Ritchie Bros. team in Saskatchewan is also busy prepping for its largest spring auction ever in Saskatoon. More than 2,250 equipment items and trucks from 250+ companies will be sold at the unreserved auction on April 9 – 10, 2018.

    The two-day Saskatoon auction includes a great selection of late-model equipment from the agriculture, construction, transportation and other industries. Highlights include 75+ truck tractors, 45+ compactors, 30+ ag tractors, 25 excavators, 25 loaders, as well dozers, a large selection of crushing equipment, hundreds of trailers, real estate and more. All items will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.


  • Yokohama Tire Earns Platinum Supplier Award from Caterpillar for the 6th Consecutive Year

    April 4, 2018 - For the sixth straight year, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has earned Caterpillar’s premier supplier award: The Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). The award went to Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan, which produces OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tires for a wide range of equipment.

    Caterpillar’s SQEP award recognizes suppliers like Yokohama that have exhibited excellent process control, shown a desire for ongoing continuous improvement and have provided quality products to Caterpillar.


  • Offshore Industry Welcomes Straightpoint’s DNV Approval

    April 4, 2018 - Straightpoint (SP) has received a DNV GL Type Approval Certificate, acknowledging that its equipment meets the rigorous standards of the global quality assurance and risk management company for their use offshore.

    The certificate was issued in mid-March and confirms that SP’s Loadlink plus, Radiolink plus, and Wirelink plus products comply with DNVGL-ST-0378, the standard for offshore and platform lifting appliances. Offshore purchasing decision makers can have even greater confidence therefore in the load cells’ performance on all vessels classed by DNV.


  • Three Companies, One Transport Solution

    April 4, 2018 - US companies Dagen Trucking Company, Stephen Izzi Trucking & Rigging, Inc. and DeMase Trucking & Rigging handled a common project, recently moving the first railcars for Boston’s new Orange Line from the port of New York City to Massachusetts. 

    Arriving from China, they were the first of many, which will partly be produced in Springfield, MA. With an overall cargo length over 66’, a pay load of 80,000lbs and the usual height restrictions in the North East, the job was particularly challenging. However, the three transporters found the perfect transport solution at Faymonville and Hale Heavy Haul, official Faymonville dealer on the US East Coast. “The steerable option is a must for long loads. It gets around tight corners like a regular length trailer and can maneuver in confined spaces on job sites with ease.  The MegaMAX has been a great addition to our fleet”, concludes Jim Moeschen from De Mase Trucking Co., Inc., happy to have this flexible vehicle in his fleet now.


  • CICB Offers Two Free Safety Seminars for Crane and Rigging Managers

    April 4, 2018 - In recognition of Worker’s Memorial Day, OSHA National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, and Safe & Sound Week, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) is offering free safety seminars to managers and supervisors in the Crane and Lifting Industry.  

    Mobile Crane, Overhead Crane, and Rigging Safety Awareness seminars will be held in Houston, Texas, and Orlando, Fla., on May 4 and August 17, 2018


  • March

    • It’s Time to Tout Your Top Trainers

      February 14, 2018 - It’s time to nominate stellar trainers for Crane Hot Line’s 2018 Top Trainer competition.

      Now in its 11th year, the Top Trainer competition is held annually and endorsed by the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP).

      The competition recognizes trainers in the lifting and rigging industry who excel at using innovative hands-on instruction, encourage peer or corporate accountability, demonstrate training success; and have a strong overall impact on students, the industry, or the environment.

      Top Trainer entrants are nominated by peers, co-workers, or students. Eligible entrants can work as crane or rigging trainers, craft instructors, safety directors, CTE instructors, contractors, equipment dealers, rental companies, rigging suppliers, manufacturers, or training companies.


    • CraneWorks Expands to Orlando, Dallas/Fort Worth

      March 28, 2018 - CraneWorks, Inc.  has opened new locations in Orlando, Fla. and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.  

      The fast-growing crane dealer has opened four locations in the past three years. In addition to the two newest locations, CraneWorks has offices in Houston, Kansas City, Denver, San Diego, Bakersfield, New York/New Jersey, and Calgary.  

      CraneWorks CEO Keith Ayers said the company has opened the two new locations to expand its regional presence and serve those two expanding markets. For example, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center predicts the construction industry has a 4.5 percent projected growth rate through 2020.


    • Manitex Names Monahan Western Regional Manager

      March 28, 2018 - Manitex has named industry veteran Jerry Monahan as the new manager for its western business region. 

      Before rejoining Manitex, Monahan had been after-sales support manager with Elliott Equipment Company for 13 years.  

      He previously had been a product-support representative at Manitex for two years.


    • BKT USA Names Johnston Marketing Manager

      March 28, 2018 - BKT USA Inc. and BKT Tires Inc. have hired Leigh Johnston as marketing manager for BKT USA, Inc.   

      She is responsible for all marketing activities, including brand building, planning trade shows and customer events, managing BKT’s sponsorship of Monster Jam, product advertising, and promotional campaigns.


    • SC&RA Launches Campaign for Standardized Requirements

      March 28, 2018 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has launched an initiative to harmonize the oversize/overweight requirements for trucks in all 50 states. 

      Called Uniform Permit Transport 2021 (UPT2021), the initiative aims to achieve the uniform standards nationwide by 2021.

      SC&RA says that each day in the U.S., oversize and overweight trucks that cross state lines must often comply with different requirements and weight allowances from state to state. That causes delays and adds costs. SC&RA’s UPT2021 is advocating widespread acceptance of more comprehensive and representative weight configurations under routine or auto-issued permits.  

      Two of UPT2021’s primary goals are encouraging all states to allow minimum weight thresholds and to analyze and issue permits by automated systems, 24-7. 


    • DICA to Display Breadth of Products at SC&RA Annual Conference

      March 26, 2018 - DICA will exhibit several products from its FiberMax, SafetyTech, and ProStack product lines at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference, April 17-21, in Boca Raton, Fla.

      DICA’s light and strong FiberMax Mega Duty Crane Pads typically weigh 60% less than steel and wood pads. Also they have been deployed or stored up to 75% faster than traditional wood or steel pads. The fully molded internal bi-directional shear web design maximizes load distribution in all four directions while minimizing the overall weight.


    • All Indicators Up in Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

      March 26, 2018 - The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for February was $7.7 billion, up 31% year-over-year from new business volume in February 2017.  

      Volume was up 13% month-to-month from $6.9 billion in January. Cumulative new business volume year to date was up 20%, compared to 2017.


    • Manitowoc to Launch Next Generation of Grove GMK6300L

       

      March 26, 2018 - Manitowoc will soon launch the next generation of its Grove GMK6300L all-terrain crane, which has sold more than 400 units in seven years of existence.   

      The new 350-U.S.-ton capacity GMK6300L-1 will bring new levels of performance to the six-axle category. 

       

      Stronger structures let the new version lift more, especially at height, where the new GMK6300L-1 can out pick its predecessor by up to 16% on boom lengths from 226 ft. to 263 ft.


    • Talbert Manufacturing Hires Steve Gardonyi as Canadian Sales Manager

      March 26, 2018 - Talbert Manufacturing has hired Steve Gardonyi as Canadian sales manager.  

      Gardonyi helps Talbert’s Canadian dealers with trailer sales, marketing, and customization. He  also helps bring the 80-year-old company’s heavy-haul solutions to more people in the region by broadening the company’s Canadian dealer network. 

      Gardonyi has nearly 30 years of industry experience, including operations management, quality control, sales, and customer service. He also carries a Red Seal certification in trailer mechanics. 



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