David Nicoll

Perkins Engines Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced that David Nicoll has joined the Industrial Large Engine department as product manager. He will lead global strategy, product introductions, and lifecycle management for Industrial 9.3 to 18 liter engines at the Mossville, Ill. operations. Nicoll’s move was effective November 1.

Succeeding Nicoll will be Jason Kern, as marketing and channel development director, also effective November 1. In this role, Jason will be responsible for execution of global marketing and rental strategies and leading the Perkins distributor excellence program. Kern will be based at the Seguin, Texas facility.

In his previous role with Caterpillar, Kern held multiple titles of increasing importance, including marketing supervisor in Aurora, Ill., commercial manager in Grenoble, France, Americas regional product manager, and most recently, large HEX global growth manager. Kern began his Caterpillar career in the marketing training program.

ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

  • INTERVIEW: ZOOMLION
    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
  • ROTATING TELEHANDLERS
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
  • MAINTENANCE 
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
  • SPECIALTY MEWPS 
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
  • SAIA SHOW 
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.

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