December 2018 News

Season of giving
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has donated an articulated haul truck to train future equipment operators at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania.

Paving school
BOMAG offers paving training programs to help operators and companies get the most from their equipment.

Slight decrease in equipment leasing/finance confidence index
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the December Monthly Confidence Index (MCI-EFI); this month’s index is 55.5, a decrease from the November index of 58.5.

Doosan Infracore North America expands
Opens 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center in Georgia.

Allmand Bros., Inc. announces facility expansion
Expansion supports market demand and future growth for job site products. 

Custom Equipment celebrates production milestone
Custom Equipment LLC announces production of their 10,000th Hy-Brid Lift.

New president and CEO for Kubota Tractor Corporation/Kubota North America 
Executive leadership changes continue to support Kubota’s future U.S. growth strategy.

BIM-compatible product library 
JLG Industries, Inc. has launched a BIM library on its website to assist engineers and building planners select the best size and configuration of equipment for a building project.

The silver lining of lease accounting
What organizations need to know about the new standard by Ralph Petta, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) president and CEO.

AEM hails North American leaders on signing USMCA, urges implementation
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) applaud the recent signing of the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) by U.S., Mexican, and Canadian leaders. Here’s why…

Point of Rental Software acquires RentalTrax
Third acquisition in three years expands European user base. 

“Ask Me Anything” event: Impact of parts on rental businesses
Ask Genie experts questions December 3 to 7, 2018, about how OEM parts drive business value for customers.