$145,000 in profit was lost to rising equipment costs for the average company in 2013.
You did it. You survived the downturn and now you’re riding along “recovery road,” no longer afraid you won’t generate enough sales to survive. In fact, you fear the exact opposite. Demand is up, building staff is challenging and your equipment is working at maximum capacity. The high demand on equipment means keeping it in good working order has become one of your biggest profit leaks—and it shows on your P&L.
The ACPA is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Mace as an independent safety consultant for special projects. Mace recently retired from Schwing America as product safety manager after 17 years of service and was a concrete pump operator for over 18 years.
On September 15, 2014, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX25) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR03) introduced the American Concrete Pump Tax Fairness Act of 2014 (HR 5474). This bill rights the wrong of the 2004 JOBS Act that indirectly prevented concrete pumps from maintaining their previous fuel tax exemption by applying a 7500 miles per year prerequisite.
The following is an email alert from ACPA member, Alex Wagner:
The following listed units were stolen from Schiavone Construction LLC’s yard in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, 10.05.2014.
If anyone gets a request for parts or service on any of these units please contact Alex Wagner via E-Mail at AWagner[at]AWagnerCo[dot]com so that I can forward the location of these units to the owners.