December 2017 news archive

2018 equipment trends
Gary Brooks, CMO of after-sales service solution provider Syncron, shares his heavy equipment insights.

OSHA silica fact sheets
New and revised fact sheets on silica now available.

Felling Trailers, Inc. adds new fabrication center
In less than  a year, the company has streamlined its production process to increase manufacturing efficiencies.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s monthly leasing and finance index
November new business volume up 17 percent year-over-year, down 11 percent month-to-month, up 5 percent year-to-date.

What's hot at the 2018 ARA Rental Show
Pro Contractor Rentals asked leading equipment and supplier companies what they plan on showcasing this year at the American Rental Association’s Rental Show at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans February 27 through March 1.

Top 10 reasons to join IPAF
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a non-profit organization that shares best practices and improves the safety of powered access worldwide.

Manitou North America announces regional vice president and CEO
Mark Hanson builds on more than 28 years of experience.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation releases 2018 outlook
Overall, investment in most equipment verticals should be strong in 2018.

New mixed-fleet telematics standard earns ISO approval

New Holland Construction offers unlimited-hour, first-year warranty
Warranty update affects SuperBoom skid and track loaders.

Caterpillar introduces Yellowmark parts
Introducing a new tier of repair and replacement parts for the Caterpillar brand.

Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC) Alert on tax reform bill
Learn more about how it views the proposed bill.

Denis renewed at Manitou Group
Michel Denis renewed as president and CEO for four more years.

Felling Trailers names sales manager
Felling Trailers Inc. has named Nathan Uphus sales manager.

What to watch in NAFTA talks
With the fifth round of talks concluded in Mexico City, and a new round on deck in January in Montreal, the Trump administration’s bid to renegotiate NAFTA has hit midair turbulence.

STAFDA elects 2018 officers
Michelle St. John is named STAFDA president; Sean Baird becomes vice president.

Zero-emission transportation at Green Truck Summit 2018
Held during Work Truck Week in Indianapolis, conference drives forward the future of commercial trucks.

Perkins builds on its rental strategy
Perkins Engines Company Limited has added a position to drive a go-to-market rental strategy: Andy Zuckerman appointed to global rental manager position; Ron Schultz named Americas Sales Director.