A guide to the SCRA Annual Conference in Austin

This year’s SC&RA Annual Conference will be the perfect setting for business, networking and entertainment.

The SC&RA Annual Conference will be held April 15-19, 2024 in Austin, TX.

Convening in the “Live Music Capital of the World,” the 2024 SC&RA Annual Conference promises plenty of collaboration, leisure and learning in the vibrant Texas capital city.

The Annual Conference will commence with the Opening Session: An Industry Chat: Challenges & Solutions. During this presentation, Daniel Groves, the CEO of Construction Industry Resource, Chris Spear, president and CEO, American Trucking Associations and Megan Tanel, senior vice president of exhibitions and events, AEM, will lead the discussion on some of the most pressing workforce issues today in construction, trucking and manufacturing.

Topics to be discussed include the workforce shortage, labor risk management, decarbonization, electric vehicles, smart contracts, and how block chain technology can be used to help expedite payment terms.

All attendees are invited to the Link-Belt Cranes and Trail-King breakfasts on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. And as the day’s events wind down, attendees will also be treated to a wide variety of networking opportunities in the evenings. The Annual Conference spotlights the First Timer’s Reception, President’s Reception, Spouses’ Meet and Greet, Spouses’ Tour, SC&RF Gala, Guitar Reception and the Closing Night Reception, Awards & Recognition Dinner and After Party.

Exhibit Center

The Exhibit Center is always a highly attended networking and business opportunity.

It will be held on Thursday afternoon from 2:00-5 p.m. In most cases, the companies exhibiting provided the following information.

A1A SOFTWARE will showcase our latest technology from their A1A Product Suite: 3D Lift Plan (App version), 3D Lift Vision, the only crane simulator where you are transported into the cab of the user’s lift plan. Rigging Designer, for custom rigging plans, and the latest mobile-friendly Sketch Pad, that provides the most efficient way to capture necessary job site data for planning, bids, and estimates. Lastly, check out our new dual facing webcam product that reports directly to our fleet management portal iCraneTrax. a1asoftware.com

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS (Gallagher’s Crane Team) has been delivering insurance and risk management solutions to the crane, rigging and heavy haul industry for nearly 40 years, from coast to coast. Our crane team understands this industry involves high levels of unique risks that require an insurance solution that is just as highly focused, customized and equally unique. Allied takes a hands-on, risk-engineered approach to build a comprehensive and focused solution for specific risk needs. alliedinsbrokers.com

ALPHA HD TRAILERS is headquartered in Oelwein, IA. Alpha HD takes pride in designing and manufacturing durable, specialized, open deck and semi-trailers. The leadership team has over 100 years of combined experience, selling, designing, and manufacturing custom heavy haul trailers. alphahdtrailers.com

The ASPEN product portfolio ranges from 25-ton tandem trailers to 300-ton multi-axle transporters. Aspen’s trailers are reliable, safe to operate and work together in a multitude of useful configurations. aspentrailer.com

For more than 20 years ASSOCIATED WIRE ROPE & RIGGING (AWRR) has been a leading provider of rigging and lifting products. The company leverages their personnel’s 100+ years of product and field expertise to find the best solutions to meet customers’ requirements. Crane blocks, snatch blocks, overhaul balls/swivels, hooks, sockets, heavy lift shackles to 3,000 tons, eye hooks, master links, and triangle plates, plus hard to find items are available for immediate delivery from stuffed warehouses in Southern California and Houston, TX. These products come from European suppliers fully certified for use in North America. Additionally, AWRR is the producer of the Sea-Link brand of marine and specialty rigging products, including snatch blocks from 2 to 22-ton capacity, construction blocks, wood and steel shell blocks, and cargo hoist blocks. associatedwirerope.com

A 30-plus year experience company, serving North American clientele, BEN-MOR is a Canadian company specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of steel cables, chains, chain accessories, cable assemblies, coated cables, synthetic web slings, high performance round slings, chain slings, wire rope slings and aircraft cables. ben-mor.com

BIGFOOT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT is an American family manufacturer that specializes in outrigger pads. Bigfoot is the only major manufacturer of both wood and custom composite and the longest in-house manufacturer of custom composite. The company has veteran employees and ownership that stands behind the guaranteed Bigfoot outrigger pads. Bigfoot has a stock of standard sizes as well as custom outrigger pads, steel crane mats, and complementary rigging equipment to meet and exceed the strength, stability and safety needs of hard-working personnel around the world, the company said. Outriggerpads.com

BRODERSON MANUFACTURING CORPORATION has been manufacturing industrial carry deck and rough terrain cranes for the energy, utilities and industrial sectors for more than 50 years. As a part of the Lanco Group of Companies, Broderson is in the Material Handling Division of which all are ISO 9001:2015 certified. Employees have a great passion in pursuit of one goal: to manufacture the highest quality and most reliable cranes, the company said. Carry deck and rough terrain models range from 2.5 to 25 tons. broderson.com

COMANSA is a leading manufacturer of flat top and luffing jib tower cranes. All cranes are built with the latest technology that is grounded in safe, reliable operation. They also are some of the simplest cranes to erect and dismantle because there is no tower top or pendant lines to assemble, and all connections are pin connected. Comansa’s North American branch offers sales, engineering support, service and parts to the U.S. and Canada from its locations in Charlotte, Dallas and Seattle. comansa.com

CRANETRADER.COM is an industry-leading platform serving buyers and sellers of new and used cranes and other rigging and lift equipment and parts. The CraneTrader.com website is designed to make it easy for buyers to browse or search CraneTrader’s continuously updated marketplace of cranes, parts and attachments. CraneTrader’s monthly print edition complements the online offering, reaching customers directly worldwide. As a Sandhills Global brand, the CraneTrader platform is tightly integrated with other Sandhills products and services. CraneTrader.com

CUMMINS-MERITOR is a segment of Cummins Inc., providing a range of industry-leading components, including axles, brakes, suspensions, drivelines and aftermarket parts, for the commercial vehicle and industrial markets. meritor.com

CUSTOM MOBILE EQUIPMENT is the OEM of the Versa-Lift heavy duty forklift. The company was founded in 1993 by Gary Dick for the purpose of designing and building material handling equipment. Custom Mobile Equipment has 750 square feet of office space and 29,250 square feet for assembly, painting and fabrication at a facility in Baldwin City, KS. versa-lift.com

DEARBORN COMPANIES supporting the heavy lift/heavy haul industries nationally, is a leading engineering service provider for ground condition surveys, ground stabilization design, rigging and shoring engineering and 3-D documentation of terrestrial and above-ground facilities utilizing laser scanning and UAV (“drone”) data collection methods. Dearborn’s project experience spans a wide variety of demanding and hostile work environments ranging from power generating stations, refineries and heavy manufacturing plants, to infrastructure (rail, roadways and airports) through healthcare and mission critical facilities. DearbornCos.com

DICA is a family-owned and operated U.S. manufacturer that facilitates safe setups and peace of mind with its array of engineered products, including outrigger pads, crane pads, cribbing blocks, sling protectors, ground protection mats, and temporary roadway solutions. These innovative products are lightweight, easy to use, designed for longevity, and are proudly crafted in the USA. Expanding its manufacturing excellence, DICA also offers additional engineered solutions produced in England and Canada, ensuring a diverse and comprehensive product range, the company said. With a commitment to quality, DICA’s offerings continue to be the choice of operators in over 50 countries across every continent around the globe. dicausa.com

DOLECO USA provides not only the widest array of products including wire rope assemblies, web and chain slings, as well as all types of load securement, but Doleco USA can provide the engineered solutions to all lifting and securement application needs. doleco-usa.com

DORAL EQUIPMENT RENTAL has the largest fleet of Versa-Lift forklifts in the world, along with forklift capabilities up to 140,000 pounds. Doral rents Versa-Lift forklifts, Rigger-Lifts, Landoll PT40’s, Enerpac and Hilman motorized dollies. A large fleet of equipment means more available units than our competitors. In-house transportation ensures timely delivery across all North America (U.S. and Canada) and the most competitive pricing available. doralrental.com

ENERPAC is a premier industrial tools, heavy lifting and services company serving a broad and diverse set of customers worldwide. Specializing in high pressure hydraulic tools, heavy lifting equipment and torque and tension solutions, Enerpac helps customers safely and effectively tackle some of the most challenging jobs. Enerpac products are available through a network of 1,400 distributor partners around the world. They provide the technical and the hydraulic expertise needed to support the servicing of standard products, design custom products for unique applications and develop solutions to move and lift some of the largest structures on earth. enerpac.com

ENGINEERED RIGGING solves project challenges by providing innovative heavy lifting and specialized transport equipment rental, in-house engineering expertise, custom solutions and technical support. Their rental fleet includes the 2,200-ton JS500 Jack-Up System, hydraulic gantries, strand jacks, cube jacks, SPMTs, knuckle boom cranes, synchronous lift systems, slide and skidding systems and more. EngineeredRigging.com

EQUIPMENT LEASING GROUP OF AMERICA, LLC provides equipment leasing and financing options to its customers, vendors and referral sources. The company’s primary focus is serving the Middle Market business community, providing comprehensive leasing solutions to equipment needs $250,000. elgallc.com

FAYMONVILLE manufactures trailers for heavy-duty haulage and oversized cargo transportation. With more than 50 years in business, Faymonville provides customers with optimal solutions and systems for any transport need outside the usual norms. The full product range encloses telescopic and steerable trailers, double drop trailers, dual lane trailers and modular trailers. The excellent manufacturing quality of the products are secured by high-tech production processes, the company said. faymonville.com

FLEET COST & CARE is a fleet management software company serving businesses of all sizes in the heavy equipment industry. FCC’s software enables companies to improve internal operations by providing a centralized system that speeds up invoicing, streamlines payroll and ensures safety and success. The innovative FCC solution eliminates needless duplicate data entry while maximizing fleet and personnel efficiency and profitability. fleetcostcare.com

FONTAINE SPECIALIZED, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, has been focused on serving transportation, construction, and specialized hauling customers for over 80 years. Fontaine designs and builds extremely dependable lowbed, extendable, hydraulic tail and specialty trailers that provide years of reliable service for customers. Fontaine is also the largest platform trailer brand in the world; encompassing a complete line of aluminum, steel, and composite trailers for the flatbed, drop deck and heavy-haul markets. Fontaine continually invests in R&D, product design and durability testing. fontainespecialized.com

Since 1980, FORKLIFT EXCHANGE has been a premier source for new and used material handling equipment and specializes in extendable counterweight forklifts. Forklift Exchange’s core brands for machinery moving & rigging forklifts are Hoist Material Handling (manufactured by Toyota Material Handling), Taylor Machine Works, and JMG Cranes. The company offers a full range of lift capacities from 15,000 pounds to 140,000 pounds in a variety of makes and models. forkliftexchange.com

FOXTROT INDUSTRIAL has been designed to improve safety when moving heavy loads in industry. The company’s motorized robots, designed and made in Quebec, facilitate the movement of loads up to 20 tons. Their wireless remote control, light weight and unmatched compactness allow customers to move loads in the tightest places. The models therefore ensure that users save manpower, space, time and money. foxtrotindustriel.com

GARROD HYDRAULICS specializes in the remanufacturing of hydraulic cylinders. The company handles large cylinders in-house and chrome plating up to 46 feet in length. Garrod Hydraulics has been rebuilding hydraulic cylinders since 1978 and is ISO 9000 certified. garrod.com

GKS LIFTING AND MOVING SOLUTIONS manufactures and sells Hydraulic Toe Jacks (5-30 tons), Dollies (2-120 tons), Rotating Dollies (2-12 tons) and Remote Operated/Battery Powered Robotic Transport Systems (10-40 tons). All products have a 2–5-year warranty and ship from Springfield, OH within 24 business hours. gksweb.com

GOLDHOFER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is one of the leading global manufacturers of transport equipment in the field of general and heavy-duty road haulage and oversized cargo transportation. The product range with payloads from 30 to more than 15,000 tons, includes trailers, semitrailers, modular heavy-duty systems, self-propelled trailers as well as transport solutions for wind power plants. Goldhofer meets an extremely wide variety of needs in almost every transport situation, the company said. goldhofer.com

GREENFIELD PRODUCTS is a leading manufacturer of specialized solutions for the crane rental and construction industries. Products are designed, engineered, and manufactured in-house and are supported by a nationwide network. Greenfield’s line of Smart Crane Mats have become a strong presence on jobsites around the country due to their reliability and durability. They also boast the patented Skycrane, a unique cantilever lifting beam that can access the hardest to reach areas of a building. greenfieldpi.com

Since 1995, HARRY FRY & ASSOCIATES (HFA) has been a cornerstone finance and lease partner serving the crane and lift industry. Successfully securing over $1.5 billion in equipment financing for a wide range of clients across the U.S., HFA distinguishes itself through an in-depth understanding of the industry and its equipment. The team at HFA is committed to delivering personalized service to every client. harryfry.com

Since 1947, HBC-RADIOMATIC has led the market in the development and production of radio remote control systems for industrial, construction and mobile hydraulic applications across the globe. Through the company’s quality standards, ground-breaking innovations and dedication to its customers, HBC-radiomatic continues to set the benchmark for cutting-edge, robust wireless controls. Worldwide demand for HBC-radiomatic systems has led to an international network of subsidiaries and partners serving more than 60 countries. hbc-usa.com

HENDRICKSON is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions; integrated and non-integrated axle and brake systems; tire pressure control systems; auxiliary lift axle systems; parabolic and multi-leaf springs; stabilizers; bumpers; and components to the global commercial transportation industry. hendrickson-intl.com

HIGGINBOTHAM is an employee owned and customer inspired, insurance and financial services broker that’s family to employees, accountable to clients, teammates to carriers and generous to their communities, the company said. Their dedicated crane and rigging/specialized transportation risk management teams and broker services are led by Aro Umfress and Parker Holt. Umfress and her team have field experience as well as four generations worth of insurance knowledge. Both Umfress and Holt have a strong understanding of the unique exposures and coverage structures specific to operations and bring direct market access and unique program solutions to clients. higginbotham.com

Founded in 1967, HOLMATRO INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT boasts over 55 years of experience with high pressure hydraulic tools and systems. After all this time, Holmatro is still a ‘Made in The Netherlands’ company with inhouse research and development, engineering and production. With specialty products like their skidding systems, ring climbing cylinder sets and step jacks, the Holmatro team is ready to help with any application. holmatro.com

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INTERNATIONAL (ITI) is a global leader in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organizations conducting crane, rigging, and load handling activities. Founded in 1986, the company originally specialized in instructor-led training, field services, and consulting. ITI has since grown to also produce live online, and on-demand courses delivered via the ITI Learning Hub and has been recognized with numerous industry association awards for its groundbreaking virtual reality crane and equipment simulations solution. iti.com

J&R ENGINEERING, located in Mukwonago, WI, is the manufacturer of the Lift-N-Lock hydraulic telescopic boom gantry, Delta Lift rubber-tired gantry and Lift-N-Lock Gantry Crawlers. The company offers exclusive Stabilizer Bars for superior lift stabilization, side shifting Powerlinks and other specialized lifting equipment serving the machinery moving, industrial material handling and nuclear industries. All Lift-N-Lock products come equipped with secondary full-load holding cam locks and high strength multiple stage boom sections. jrengo.com

For over 40 years, KENNEDY WIRE ROPE has been dedicated to providing the highest quality lifting and rigging equipment to the many industries they serve. The company strives to be an industry leader and remain dedicated to providing valued customers with the very best the industry has to offer. All of their slings are fabricated in ISO 9001:2015 certified facilities and all hardware is manufactured to exacting standards and meets all safety requirements. kwrs.com

KHL GROUP AMERICAS is a diversified media company and the leading supplier of international construction and power information around the world. Using its market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, daily newsletter services for the global construction and power industries, e-newsletters, directories, podcasts, social media, book publishing, direct mail, list rental, exhibitions, conferences and contract publishing. KHL publishes American Cranes & Transport and International Cranes and Specialized Transport, the official magazines of the SC&RA. cranebriefing.com

KITO CROSBY is a global leader in the innovation, manufacturing and distribution of products and services used to make lifting, rigging, transporting and securing operations safer and more efficient. While partnering with customers in construction, energy, manufacturing and aquaculture, the company provides a broad range of products and solutions for the most demanding applications. Brands include Kito, Crosby, Harrington, Gunnebo Industries, and Peerless. thecrosbygroup.com

LANDOLL COMPANY (the original traveling axle inventor) designs, manufactures and markets heavy equipment transport trailers and a precision telehandler (operable with remote). This vertically integrated and diversified Kansas company additionally produces agricultural, OEM, government and specialized narrow and very narrow aisle forklifts. To check out the Landoll full line of traveling axles, traveling tails, detachable trailers, material telehandler and other specialty products visit landoll.com

LGH is North America’s largest organization devoted exclusively to providing lifting and moving equipment for rent. With over 70,000 pieces, LGH holds the most comprehensive inventory of hoisting, rigging, jacking, pulling, material handling and safety gear, available at 23 warehouse locations across the U.S. and Canada. Whether for simple everyday tasks or specialized projects, you can count on LGH to have what you need in stock, ASME certified, and ready for immediate and safe use. rentlgh.com

LIEBHERR has developed a large, continually evolving range of sophisticated products and services for 75 years. Practical and seasoned machines, coupled with proven engineering and high quality, ensure customer benefits in all product areas, the company said. Liebherr offers a comprehensive selection of mobile and crawler cranes with telescopic and lattice booms, as well as rough terrain cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes and piling and drilling rigs. Liebherr also manufactures mobile construction cranes, as well as one of the widest ranges of fast-erecting and top-slewing tower cranes in the world. liebherr.com

LINK-BELT CRANES with headquarters in Lexington, KY, is a leader in the design and manufacture of telescopic boom and lattice boom cranes for the construction industry worldwide. Link-Belt is committed to the manufacture and service of high-quality products that satisfy customers worldwide. Link-Belt Cranes is also home to a family of passionate professionals with a legacy of innovation and cutting-edge technology spanning over 145 years. These professionals, in an 815,000 square-foot manufacturing facility and with a culture of continuous innovation, have pushed Link-Belt to be the most modern crane manufacturer in North America, the company said. linkbelt.com

LOADKING has been producing first-class trailers and other heavy equipment since 1956. Cutting-edge innovation and engineering excellence make Loadking a market leader, the company said. As a key part of the Custom Truck One Source family of brands, they offer a complete line of custom designs as well as standard model trailers through their dealer network. loadkingmfg.com

MAEDA AMERICA is the exclusive distributor for North and Central America for Maeda Mini Cranes. Headquartered in Katy, TX. Maeda America is a subsidiary of Maeda Seisakusho Co. www.maedaamerica.com. Maeda is a pioneer in the mini crane business and has grown to be the world’s largest mini crane manufacturer, featuring mini cranes and telescopic boom crawler cranes. maedaamerica.com

MAZZELLA is a source for high-performance crane rope solutions. The company has mobile spooling trucks to provide reliable, 24-hour, on-site service to all mobile crane customers. Their spooling units were designed and built to handle a variety of applications in the mobile crane industry with the ultimate goal of providing crane customers with as little down time as possible. Mazzella employs certified technicians who can perform an in-field poured socket replacement for high-performance crane rope. mazzellacompanies.com

For more than 40 years, MCS RENTAL SOFTWARE has devoted itself to making life easier for rental companies across the USA and worldwide. MCS develops lasting partnerships with its customers, helping them to achieve their goals and ambitions for growth. With a strong commitment to innovation and input from its independent user group, MCS Rental Software leads the way in rental by embracing emerging technologies so that users can harness innovation to meet tomorrow’s challenges. mcsrentalsoftware.com/us

MGX EQUIPMENT SERVICES is one of the largest Manitowoc and Grove crane dealers in the U.S. serving a variety of end-market customers. With a nationwide field sales and service team, MGX provides crane rentals, new sales, used sales, aftermarket parts, service, remanufacturing, structural repair services, and crane certification training from its 12 branch locations for all Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, and Potain crane product lines. mgxequipment.com

MID-CONTINENT CRANE is a leading provider of crane rentals, sales, inspections, and training services for the lift industry. With a wide range of equipment options, including tower cranes, underhook attachments, and construction hoists, Mid-Continent Crane offers versatile solutions to meet the needs of every project. The company’s highly qualified team of inspectors ensures thorough and efficient inspections, saving clients time and money. Additionally, Mid Continent Crane provides training programs designed to kickstart or accelerate careers in the lifting industry. midcontinentcrane.com

Since its founding in 1935, MILLER LIFTING PRODUCTS has been designing and manufacturing specialized heavy lift accessories. The company’s range of products, including Miller Swivels, Hi-Lift crane blocks, forged hooks, swiveling overhaul balls, Pengo-Miller line pulling swivels, and ISO/Link-AC electrically insulated lifting products, are used on all types of heavy cranes, mobile and industrial and caters to a wide range of heavy lift industries from general construction and crane industries, steel making, utility construction, oil and gas, mining, aerospace, U.S. military/government projects and vital civil infrastructure projects. In 1992, Miller became a division of GHM Industries, Inc. and relocated to central Massachusetts. With its engineering and manufacturing headquarters in Charlton, MA complemented by key sales and distribution centers in Houston, TX, and Los Angeles, CA, Miller Lifting Products serves a diverse global clientele. millerproducts.net

Since the company began in 1924, MILWAUKEE TOOL has led the industry in developing innovative solutions that deliver increased productivity and durability for professional construction users. Whether it is through their M12 and M18 cordless systems, the performance of their M12 and M18 FUEL products, jobsite lighting, time-saving accessories, or hand tool and storage products, Milwaukee Tool is dedicated to delivering a continuous flow of advanced, trade-specific solutions, the company said. milwaukeetool.com

NATIONAL INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, a member of Great American Insurance Group, is a leading provider of specialty insurance with a focus on crane, rigging and specialized carriers. As an SC&RA endorsed market partner, National Interstate offers membership a range of products including guaranteed cost and deductible programs, as well as innovative alternative risk transfer options, such as Titan Specialized and Boomerang. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries are rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. natl.com

NBIS (NationsBuilders Insurance Services) is a premier insurance provider to the crane, rigging and specialized transport industries, serving SC&RA members as an endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for over 25 years with insurance coverage and innovative risk management solutions. The NBIS team provides members with customized insurance products to protect businesses as well as contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning. NBIS provides coverage from a variety of A+ (Superior) rated carriers by A.M. Best Company and licensed in all 50 states. NBIS is a DUAL North America company, visit nbis.com

NELSON MANUFACTURING COMPANY is a North American manufacturer of custom semi-trailers, boom dollies and boom launch trailers. The company’s trailers and dollies are built to order which allows them to offer solutions to specific needs. Nelson uses the latest technologies combined with proven designs to provide not only the most efficient and user-friendly trailers and boom dollies on the market but the most durable as well. They provide products for the crane, rigging, construction, heavy haul, over size and aerospace markets. nelsontrailers.com

ONE RETIREMENT SOURCE is a retirement plan consulting firm with over 20 years of experience helping employer’s run their company sponsored retirement plan and educating their employees. Whether an SC&RA member is looking to start a retirement plan or maintain their existing retirement plan, One Retirement Source can help. They also offer the SC&RA Retirement Affinity Program, a retirement plan designed specifically to help small businesses band together to combat the challenges of cost and administrative burden when offering a retirement plan. The program is an ideal option for many SC&RA members as it is easy to use, cost efficient and outsources a majority of the administrative duties off their plate. scra.tagresources.com

OTH PIONEER RIGGING is bringing a slick gear that challenged the line of work of the lifting and rigging industry. This new offering provides unique versatile remote-controlled hooks that allow building erectors and manufacturers to safely perform more lifts per day. Light and durable, it can be taken out on any application, at any site, even off grid. The hooks require little energy to operate and enable more than a week of hard work without recharge. othrigging.com

ASC/PYTHON AMERICA ropes are made in Germany including all wires and strands. Some of the company’s new Compac 35 Plus true nonrotating ropes, from 8 to 32 millimeters, are available and in stock for all truck, mobile, crawler and tower cranes. Additionally, the company’s continuous training courses are provided throughout the country for proper installation of crane ropes. ascindustries.com

PRESSURE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL (P.S.I.) is a global leader in onboard tire management systems for commercial vehicles. P.S.I.’s portfolio includes automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS) for commercial trailers, tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and related TPMS telematics products. Customers can combine P.S.I.’s ATIS with TireView TPMS and TireView LIVE data analytics for proactive tire management. psitireinflation.com

PACCAR WINCH engineers and manufactures industry-leading winch, hoist and drive systems under the BRADEN, CARCO and Gearmatic brand names. PACCAR Winch is proud to offer a wide range of solutions for specialized transportation and material handling including crane hoists, trailer and recovery winches, swing drives and track drives. The company works hand-in-hand with customers to develop the best products for their needs. paccarwinch.com

RIBBIOT is a dynamic operations platform born from the specialized carriers and rigging industry on a mission to revolutionize the critical movement of people and things, the company said. Ribbiot’s web and mobile applications provide an easy-to-adopt real-time platform to manage equipment, jobs, documents, processes and crews. The streamlined and intuitive user interface enables customers to leverage detailed information about crews, qualifications, equipment usage and job progress to ensure everything runs smoothly. ribbiot.com

ROUSE is the construction equipment industry’s leading information services company. Rouse delivers the most accurate and reliable information in the rental and construction industries. Their powerful suite of services includes valuations, used equipment sales support and rental metrics benchmarking. Rouse provides the knowledge needed to make more informed business decisions. rouseservices.com

SANY AMERICA launches two new cranes, the SRA550A a 55-ton rough terrain and the SCA1600TB, a 160-ton telescopic boom crawler, this April. They showed customers their first glimpse of the SRA550A rough terrain crane at a demo and dine event in New Orleans in February. The SRA550A fills out the current rough terrain lineup ranging from 35 to 120 tons. SANY’s SCA1600TB telescopic boom crawler crane with class leading capacity was well received at ConExpo 2023. This increases their lineup to two telescopic boom and four lattice boom crawlers ranging from 90 to 440 tons. sanyamerica.com

SKYWARD SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, a long-time SC&RA member and specialty insurance carrier, brings extensive expertise and years of service to the crane, rigging, millwright, equipment rental, dealer and other construction markets. Skyward offers guaranteed cost, deductible and its new Crane Captive as insurance options to the market. Customers and agents get customizable coverage, exceptional service, aggressive claims handling and proactive risk management services. Skyward Specialties is >1 billion in revenues and its subsidiary carriers Houston Specialty Insurance Company and Imperium Insurance Company are rated A- (Positive) by A.M. Best Company. skywardinsurance.com

SMARTEQUIP is the leading technology standard for equipment lifecycle management, service and procurement support for the construction industry. The platform provides a seamless brand-enhancing experience for fleet owners, manufacturers and distributors of complex equipment. SmartEquip enhances ROI for all network participants by increasing equipment uptime, improving both technician wrench time and transaction accuracy, while reducing the total cost of equipment ownership. The SmartEquip Network currently supports more than 700 OEM brands, with over 95,000 users across more than 42,000 equipment locations globally. The network supports over $1.4 billion in parts transactions annually and the company is led by veterans of construction, technology and data sciences. smartequip.com

SPXFLOW POWER TEAM solves processing challenges, helping customers lower costs, increase uptime, save energy, reduce waste and improve quality. SPX manufactures and delivers high-value technology, service and support to leading nutrition, health and industrial businesses around the world. spxflow.com

STERLING SITE ACCESS SOLUTIONS is a leading provider of site access services and products for general construction and renewable energy construction and delivery projects. As a site access contractor, Sterling delivers innovative matting products, combined with expert consultation and an array of turnkey services, to create exceptional value on any size project and lay the groundwork for your success. Sterling provides matting and hardwood products of all sizes and specifications. Additionally, the TerraLam CLT is an engineered matting solution that replaces access or timber mats with a focus on saving time and money, protecting the environment and ensuring worker safety, the company said. SterlingSolutions.com

SUPERIOR TRAILER SALES is proud to be a comprehensive semi-trailer dealer providing flatbeds, heavy haul, dry van and refrigerated trailers. The company’s team of industry experts sells and services Alpha HD, Doonan, Dorsey, East, Fontaine Heavy Haul, Fontaine Trailer, Kaylyn Siebert, Viking and more. With 19 locations and 100 plus mobile service trucks, Superior services the oil & gas, heavy construction, crane & rigging and heavy equipment transportation industries. STSCO.com

THE TADANO GROUP is a leading global manufacturer of mobile cranes and aerial work platforms driven by its core values of safety, quality and efficiency based on compliance (C+SQE). Each and every one of Tadano’s products and services encompass these values to reinforce continuous pursuit of excellence for the world and the future through high-quality lifting equipment, the company said. Tadano’s corporate philosophy of creation, contribution and cooperation strives to foster tight-knit cooperation between people both inside and outside of the organization in order to create products, technologies and services that deliver value to the customer and to the society as a whole. To implement this corporate philosophy, Tadano’s management strategy emphasizes balanced growth for both the company and the people whose lives it affects. tadanoamericas.com

TALBERT MANUFACTURING manufactures a variety of heavy haul trailers and specialized transportation equipment. Located in Indiana, Talbert has been serving the transportation industry since 1938. Talbert products include utility and tag-a-long trailers, tilt deck trailers, hydraulic slide axle/hydraulic tail trailers, low bed heavy haul trailers, extendable trailers (flats, step decks, lowbeds, hydraulic necks), spread axle trailers (East and West coast styles) and multi-axle configurations. talbertmfg.com

TENSTREET’s platform connects carriers and drivers, making it easier to fill trucks while staying compliant. The company helps thousands of motor carriers and private fleets to market, recruit, onboard, manage and retain drivers. tenstreet.com

TEREX CRANES AMERICAS is a global crane company manufacturing tower, rough terrain and pick and carry cranes. The company offers a full product line of state-of-the-art flat top, hammerhead, luffing jib, and self-erecting tower cranes. The new generation of rough terrain cranes includes several models for the American marketplace and continue to grow. The Franna pick and carry crane new to the American market possess powerful lifting capacities and top line safety features. The dedicated parts and service team has a tremendous amount of combined experience, knowledge, and expertise to support not only new products but also legacy crane products, the American, Loraine and P&H crane. terex.com/cranes

TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, North America’s largest specialized trailer manufacturer, has been a supporting member of the SC&RA for over 40 years. Trail King engineers and manufactures dual-lane transport systems, hydraulic Schnable neck, blade hauling and custom multi-axle trailers for the wind energy industry and specialized hauling markets. Trail King strives to lead the way in the trailer industry, delivering the best trailers in the world for customers’ success. trailking.com

TRANSMASTER TRAILERS/MASTER SOLUTIONS is dedicated to the design of innovative specialized hauling solutions to satisfy a customer’s specific needs. TransMaster’s engineering and manufacturing team is based in Carlisle, PA and specialize in manufacturing various types of premium custom trailers. TransMaster offers specialized multi-axle steering dollies, perimeter frames, stretches, steerable trailers, jeeps, heavy-duty step-decks, detachable gooseneck lowboys, wind energy trailers, beam systems and crane dollies. transmastertrailers.com

TRANSPORT PRODUCTS AND SERVICE ENTERPRISES (TPSE INC.) is a certified woman-owned small business, offering products, parts and accessories, service, maintenance and technical assistance to the specialized transportation, aerospace, power generation, ship building, construction and millwright industries, among others. Featuring products from the TII Group including Scheuerle and Kamag, TPSE is the source for SPMTs, shipyard transporters, hydraulic road trailers and more. tpseinc.com

US CARGO CONTROL goes above and beyond to ensure customers get the high-quality equipment they need and the exceptional service they deserve. With teams of dedicated product consultants, fast shipping and in-house custom product capabilities. uscargocontrol.com

USI INSURANCE SERVICES is a national U.S. insurance broker with a heavy equipment practice group headquartered in Coral Gables, FL. The USI Heavy Equipment Division is generalist-free. The company’s veteran team of heavy equipment insurance specialists has knowledge of the crane and rigging, millwrighting, concrete pumping and specialized heavy haul industries. USI knows the complexities of industry-specific benchmarking, contract language, manuscript coverage forms, risk management, claims advocacy and more. Usi.com

VISUAL DISPATCH by SENARC SYSTEMS is a resource management software solution for the crane and rigging industry. Capabilities include quoting, scheduling, dispatching, eTickets, safety, payroll, invoicing, accounting integration, preventive maintenance and extensive reporting. Over the years, the company has advanced as a powerful tool to handle the requirements of the industry and the growing needs of any size company. visualdispatch.com | senarc.com

For more than 40 years, WHECO has been providing repair and restoration services to the crane, lifting and aerial industry. WHECO provides full, turn-key repairs including engineered structural welding and fabrication, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and painting services. WHECO prides itself on being able to provide OSHA, Cal-OSHA, ANSI, AWS and OEM compliant repairs. WHECO operates from its complete service centers in Richland, WA; Seattle, WA; and Santa Fe Springs, CA. Field service is also available in all service centers as well as in Oregon and Bosie, ID. Wheco.com

WIRECO is the global leader in manufacturing, engineering and distribution of wire rope, synthetic rope and electromechanical cable. With global reach, they deliver products for equipment and applications no matter where the worksite may be. WireCo products are used in the transport industry to load and unload freight; in the construction industry to move materials; and in the manufacturing industry to help assemble heavy equipment. wireco.com

WRIGHTPLAN is an industrial services and heavy lift software provider that helps crane and rigging businesses improve operational efficiency with the staff they have. From estimating and job creation through to scheduling, dispatching, tracking and beyond, WrightPlan’s suite of web-based tools is purpose-built to help streamline workflows, standardize processes and eliminate the need for manual data entry. wrightplan.com

YAK ACCESS, including the Yak Mat and New South business units, have joined the United Rentals team. United Rentals and their team will offer the broadest range of equipment and access solutions. As United Rentals, the company will offer a variety of ready-to-ship mats for creating temporary roads and access solutions for any construction project. yakmat.com

YELLO EQUIPMENT is a distributor of heavy equipment and earthmoving machinery, reaching a global market. With a commitment to sell reliable, affordable and highly efficient machinery, Yello Equipment understands the importance of quality products, the need for ongoing customer support and the convenience of in-house servicing expertise. yelloequipment.com

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