Ramirent's Karlskrona depot in Sweden is trialing a new arrangement for selling power tool consumables. The company is working with a single supplier – Robert Bosch – to consolidate virtually all its power tool drill bits, saw blades and other tool consumables.
BBA was founded in 1953 for the production of pipes and quick couplings for customers in the Netherlands. The original company later reformed itself into the BBA Group, specialising in manufacturing, selling and servicing pump equipment.
Italian manufacturer Mase has enlarged its welder/generator range with its 5 kVA MW 180 DS model. Launched in May, a 3000 rpm Yanmar L100 AE engine drives the sound-proofed model, rated at 72 dB(A) at 7 m.
Case has launched three of its Italian-made telehandlers in North America. The three are 7000 lb (3,2 t), 8000 lb (3,6 t) and 9000 lb (4,0 t) models (TX742, TX842 and TX945) with 42 ft (12,8 m) and 45 ft (13,7 m) reaches.
Terex has added an articulating light tower and its largest power generator yet to its the range of North American-produced light construction products. Both products, which were premiered at the ICUEE show, will be distributed through Genie Industries.
US undercarriage specialist Loegering is selling a modified, tracked version of Genie's S-60 and S-65 booms. The unit pictured here at ICUEE has been sold to Art's Rental, a rental company based in Newport, Kentucky with 11 branches in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.
UK rental company A-Plant is offering its customers an extranet facility giving them instant access to details of the equipment they are renting, and more. Here we describe how it worked for one A-Plant customer, Holroyd Construction.
Would a standard classification system for equipment be beneficial for European rental companies? It is something that the European Rental Association (ERA) is considering, and there are several existing classification systems to choose from.
Bidders from 58 countries participated in Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' three-day auction in Moerdijk, The Netherlands on 27 to 29 February. Its two-day event in Los Angeles on 26 & 27 February attracted bidders from 25 countries.