North American Access Business News – Page 12

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    Horgan promoted to Sunbelt CEO as Joe Phelan leaves

    2011-01-26T10:14:00Z

    Ashtead Group has appointed Brendan Horgan as chief executive officer of Sunbelt Rentals. Mr Horgan, who was previously the company’s chief operating officer, replaces Joe Phelan who left Ashtead Group on 25 January.

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    Hertz acquires another studio rentals business

    2010-12-16T09:57:00Z

    Hertz has acquired 24/7 Studio Equipment, a California equipment rental company that rents aerial platforms, forklifts, generators and lighting towers to the film and television industry. The price was not disclosed.

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    Gehl announces loan and lease program

    2010-09-15T18:47:00Z

    Gehl Company and De Lage Landen Financial Services will offer loan and lease offerings to US Gehl and Mustang dealers and end-user customers.

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    Linamar sees ‘modest increases’ in access equipment markets

    2010-08-11T23:10:00Z

    Linamar said a 17.5% decrease in industrial was slightly offset due to 'modest increases in access equipment markets'

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    Terex AWP sells genset range to Cummins

    2010-01-26T22:39:00Z

    Terex’s Aerial Work Platforms division has sold off two of its non-AWP product lines: its generator line has been bought by Cummins Power Generation and the Terex power buggy range has been sold to Indy Equipment, an equipment dealer in Independence, Ohio. In both cases the sale price was undisclosed.

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    JLG's Paylor explains trade show pull-outs

    2009-03-03T09:23:00Z

    JLG Industries president Craig Paylor said pulling out of the World of Concrete, The Rental Show and Intermat had been difficult decisions, but the right ones.

  • Harsco aims to expand its US scaffolding and formwork business, Patent Construction Systems.
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    Harsco plans global access expansion

    2008-12-23T10:18:00Z

    Harsco Corp, owner of the Patent Construction Systems, SGB and Hunnebeck scaffolding and formwork businesses, is planning a significant growth of its North America business as part of a global expansion strategy that will also eventually see the rebranding of all its scaffolding businesses under the Harsco name.

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    US construction workforce sees 82,000 jobs cut

    2008-12-08T15:05:00Z

    A worsening US economy has caused deep cuts in the nation’s construction workforce, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported

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    Bucher Hydraulics to acquire Command Controls

    2008-12-01T22:43:00Z

    Bucher Hydraulics is looking to expand its presence in the US by acquiring Command Controls Corp. based in Elgin, IL.

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    Toyota is new Aichi US distributor

    2008-08-05T22:08:00Z

    Using its extensive dealer network, Toyota is now the official US distributor of Aichi SV-Series scissor lifts, SP wheeled booms and IRS-Series crawler booms. Company plans for new models in 2009

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    IR deal gives Volvo telehandlers

    2008-03-25T12:09:00Z

    Volvo Construction Equipment's proposed acquisition of Ingersoll Rand's road building division for $1.3 billion will boost the company's rental business in the united States and Canada, and give it a range of North American–style telehandlers.

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    Skyjack to move into telehandlers

    2008-03-17T11:05:00Z

    Skyjack has agreed to buy Canadian telehandler manufacturer CareLift Equipment Ltd., based in Breslau, Ontario. Skyjack said the Carelift products complement its own scissor and boom lifts well, allowing it to offer a fuller range of machines to rental companies.

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    Haulotte reports further gains

    2008-03-17T11:05:00Z

    France's Haulotte has reported 2007 first-half financial results to be up overall from the same period as last year. Net sales increased 30.9% from this time last year, with € 310.2 million ($432 million). The Group achieved further improvements in margins as market trends remained positive while continuing to add ...

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    JLG says US sales to soften

    2008-03-12T11:17:00Z

    Capital investment by US rental companies will be “flat to slightly down, but the overall tone is strong,” said Charles Szews, Oshkosh Truck's president and chief operating officer, speaking during the company's conference call for its quarterly results to September 30.

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    ServicePlus center opens in West Coast

    2008-03-07T11:30:00Z

    JLG has opened a fourth ServicePlus location in the US. The Riverside, CA facility will serve JLG customers in California, Nevada and Arizona, providing equipment service, mobile tech support, parts stocks and used equipment for the company's equipment rental and distribution customers. Operator, service and product training will also be ...

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  • Tim Ford, President, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP)
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    Genie buys Texas refurb company

    2008-03-07T11:30:00Z

    Waco, TX-based Phoenix Equipment, a company that specializes in refurbishing aerial work platform equipment, has been acquired by Genie Industries. The manufacturer said the purchase is “key to Genie's strategy of continuing growth and delivering value-added services for customers.”

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    New dealers for Custom Equipment

    2008-03-07T11:30:00Z

    Custom Equipment Inc. has announced Equipment Finders Inc. has been named a full service, authorized Hy-Brid Lifts aerial platform distributor for the Greater Nashville market area. Another major contract the manufacturer has secured is with Ahern Rentals.