Terex strikes $20 million Empire deal

By Euan Youdale28 March 2011

The Terex AC 350 all terrain was one of seven cranes on the Terex stand at the ConExpo show. The com

The Terex AC 350 all terrain was one of seven cranes on the Terex stand at the ConExpo show. The company also introduced two new cranes to the US market, the T100 and the Crossover 6000

Empire Crane Company in the USA has ordered 40 cranes from Terex worth more than US$20 million.

The deal was signed at the ConExpo exhibition in Las Vegas last week. Among the cranes ordered is the new Roadmaster 9000 truck mounted crane. The order also includes RT 100 and RT 130 rough terrain cranes as well as AC 350/6, AC 250-1, and AC 100/4L all terrain cranes, among other models.

Empire, based in New York with branches in Boston, Massachusetts and New Jersey, is a Terex distributor and offers sales, parts and service in the north east USA.

"At Empire Crane we are highly focused on the quality of the products and service that we provide. With signs of an upward trend, we are feeling optimistic about the future. This 40 unit order will ensure that we are ready to provide the solutions that our customers need, as soon as they need them," said Luke Lonergan, Empire Crane vice president.

Ron DeFeo, Terex president and CEO, added, "Responsive customer service support is paramount to building the strong partnerships our customers need to rely on. We are honoured that Empire Crane has put its trust and confidence in our company and look forward to providing them with the cranes and efficient support they need to support the success of their business."

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