September 2019 News

App for engine work
Engine service, maintenance and workshop manuals are now accessible to end users via Perkins My Engine app.

Genie introduces new models, accessories and connectivity
At its recent press event in Redmond, Washington, Genie officials unveiled far-reaching changes to its equipment line.

Next is Now at Bobcat
Company reinvents the compact equipment industry with new product generations, new product lines and innovative customer solutions.

Doosan Portable Power adds Rish Equipment Company to distributor network
Rish Equipment Co. will supply Doosan air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment at 14 locations across portions of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Updates to John Deere JDLink telematics
John Deere Construction and Forestry adds new capabilities to its JDLink platform, including notifications and adjustments to JDLink Mobile that provide valuable machine insights.

Ken McDougall appointed president at Skyjack
Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division announces that Ken McDougall will again assume the duties of president.

Remote-controlled mainstream  machines: The future is now
Doosan Bobcat unveils proprietary remote-control system for new R Series skid-steer and track loaders...and more.

Ritchie Bros. makes buying easier with new feature for live auctions
Buyers can now set online proxy bids up to a week before each live auction with PriorityBid.

Doosan Infracore adds dealer, locations
Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, adds three locations of Central Power Systems and Services, LLC, as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan equipment.

Tiger Group offers used equipment sale September 19
More than 1,500 well-maintained cranes, lifts, telehandlers, excavators and other assets from Aerial Access Equipment are available for immediate purchase.

Talbert hires dealer development manager
Talbert Manufacturing welcomes David Henderson as dealer development manager.

Yanmar completes acquisition of ASV Holdings
The announcement is the final step in the acquisition, following the June disclosure of a definitive agreement to acquire the company through the mechanism of a statutory merger.

Dave Hubbell joins MEC
Industry veteran Dave Hubbell joins MEC Aerial Work Platforms as vice president of Cat Rental North America Accounts.

Clearing up the confusion: Fall protection requirements on Group B MEWPs
Genie experts share insight on fall protection requiremnts on on MEWPs in the United States and Canada.

August employment statistics released
Payroll employment increases by 130,000 in August; unemployment rate unchanged at 3.7 percent. 

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints Mid-Atlantic territory manager
Hy-Brid Lifts welcomes Derek Koontz to cover Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

The why, how, and what of succession planning
Free STAFDA webinar Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:00 CST presented by Frank Caputo, CEPA, Partner, WealthPoint.

Next-generation electric equipment introduced
LiuGong presents new energy and technology at Beijing trade show.

Top changes coming at Metabo HPT
Metabo HPT announced that Robert Pjevach will become chief executive officer effective Oct. 1, 2019.  He will also serve as chief operating officer of the Americas for parent company Koki Holdings Co. Ltd. in Japan.

Survey: Contractors expect to increase rental activity
ARA commissions Rental Customer Needs Study, announces findings