Genie Buys Us Refurb Company

02 April 2008

Genie Industries has acquired Phoenix Equipment Company in Waco, Texas, US, a company which specialises in refurbishing aerial work platforms.

“As the market has grown, so has the need for refurbishment,” said Tim Ford, president, Terex Aerial Work Platforms, which includes Genie Industries. “With this acquisition, Genie Industries will now have a dedicated facility to refurbish and remanufacture products to customer specifications.

“In addition to standard refurbishment and remanufacturing services, Phoenix Equipment Company has the ability to complete warranty repairs and customer unit repairs, which will be an added benefit for our customers”, said Mr Ford.

Phoenix Equipment Company currently employs over 140 people; providing a repair, painting and annual inspection service on all types of construction equipment. Since 1999, Phoenix has been a factory authorized Genie Industries refurbishment and repair centre.

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