April 2018 News

Resources raise awareness of safe MEWP use

Genie AWP offers new content prepares customers for upcoming standards changes in North America.

Equipment Watch April 2019 market report
From February to March, both FMV and FLV declined by 0.6% and 0.9%, respectively.

Five ways new ANSI standards affect MEWP users
As standards fully come into effect in December, 2019,  changes will go into effect to create a more consistent approach to the safe use of MEWPs.

Epiroc USA appoints new general manager
Epiroc appoints Jon Torpy as general manager and president for Epiroc USA LLC, effective May 1, 2019.

Industry veteran joins MEC Aerial Work Platforms
Pat Schmetzer joins MEC as director, Product Training and Risk Management. 

Kohler shares its view on hybrid equipment power
Bauma show sets stage for Kohler's K-HEM hybrid electrical and mechanical combined power generation units.

Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence eases in April
Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market decreased in April after two consecutive months’ increases to 58.3, down from the March index of 60.4.

JDLink price reduction
John Deere Construction and Forestry Division announces JDLink Ultimate Subscription price reduction.

Case $25,000 Dire States equipment grant winner announced
Chapin, South Carolina wins 2019 Dire States Grant for East Chapin Sewer Force Main Project.

Haulotte Americas appoints U.S. general manager
Haulotte Americas appoints Shawn Boone as general manager of the Haulotte US subsidiary.

Volvo CE unveils electric compact models at bauma
Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 excavator and L25 wheel loader – from its new range of electric compact machines. 

Trade groups take on Trump tariff threats
Trade associations urge Trump not to impose tariffs on imported vehicles or motor vehicle parts.

Write a roadmap to customer satisfaction
Custom instructions and user manuals can guide renters to safe, productive use of equipment and tools that leads to a positive user experience.

Kinshofer acquires Hammer SRL
Breaker line completes Kinshofer product range.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame Call for Entries
Do you know a game-changer - an off-road equipment industry leader whose exceptional career accomplishments warrant recognition?

Grow your rental business with propane forklifts
New resource shares how propane forklifts in an equipment lineup can benefit equipment distributors and their customers.