June 2018 News

Yanmar to acquire ASV Holdings
Yanmar Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ASV Holdings Inc. (ASV) which makes compact tracked loaders (CTLs) and skid-steer loaders (SSLs).

LED job site lighting saves 200 million kilowatt-hours
Lind Equipment reports its LED Job site System significantly contributes to sustainable building practices in the construction industry.

Bomag appoints vice-president of sales and marketing
Cole Renken will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term growth strategies.

Morbark appoints Showers
Jason Showers will be product manager of Tree Care Products.

Business Management -- Name your price
Setting rates is more than looking at competitors’ rates; use it as a strategy to attract new customers.

Business Management -- Name your price
Setting rates is more than looking at competitors’ rates; use it as a strategy to attract new customers.

Build Your Business -- Telematics-based fleet management
How today’s OEM telematics systems can help improve efficiency and profitability.

Service Tips -- Engine replacement options 
Why a new engine may be better than a new machine.

Rental Solutions -- Tracks add access
Crawler boom lift makes bridge rehab possible.

Product Focus: Portable compressors
Featuring Allmand, ANA, Doosan Portable Power, APT, Jenny Compressors, Atlas Copco, Kaeser Compressors and Sullair models.

Snorkel founder passes
Arthur Deshon Moore: 1924 – 2019

Product Focus: Skid Steer Loaders and Attachments
Featuring models from New Holland, Caterpillar, Case Construction Equipment, Triple E Equipment, Luigong, John Deere, Volvo, Takeuchi and Wacker Neuson plus a host of attachment companies.

Product Focus: Mini excavators
New models from Case Construction Equipment, Hyundai, Liugong, Kubota, Cterpillar, JCB, Takeuchi,New Holland and Volvo Construction Equipment.

Product Focus: telehandlers
New telescopic handlers models from Genie, Pettibone, AMS Merlo, JCB, Skyjack, Snorkel, Haulotte and JLG.

Rental Center feature: Dream Team
Patriot Rentals & Equipment is celebrating its first anniversary, but it’s built on decades of rental industry experience.

Industry Outlook: Mini excavators move up
Smaller sizes, increased power and hybrid-powered units open rental opportunities.

Brightstar Capital Partners forms InfraServ US, LLC; begins acquisitions
Acquires Gateway Bobcat, LLC in partnership with existing ownership and management; new capital will facilitate growth in consolidating fragmented industry.

Genie web site offers BIM tools
New web site features building information modeling for virtual construction in 3D and easier access to Genie product information.

Point of Rental, EquipmentWatch announce integration
Point of Rental Expert and Elite users will now have easy access to detailed specifications for their heavy equipment, thanks to a new integration with EquipmentWatch.

Genie names new sales executives in North America
Terex AWP announces the appointment of Joshua Meyer to the role of Genie vice president of North American Sales and promotes Doug Evans and Rick Penkert as Genie regional vice presidents.

Employment edges up in May; unemployment rate remains steady
Total nonfarm payroll employment edged up in May (+75,000), and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Get your AWP/MEWP questions answered
Genie experts to answer questions about the updated ANSI A92.22-2018 and CSA B354.7:17 standards.

Index sees construction Industry surging long with Economy 
The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the first quarter of 2019 reports the highest levels of private nonresidential construction spending ever recorded.

Rouse Serices shares May 2019 Equipment Report
Early 2019 General Construction values have ticked up with auction values remaining relatively flat.

Takeuchi names technical trainer/content developer
Fred Hinton joins technical training group to keep up with the market growth Takeuchi has experienced.