Industry News

Pump Company Paints Truck Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Modern Concrete Pumping, Inc., Pink Concrete Pump, Breast Cancer Awareness

Newington, CT, - Modern Concrete Pumping, Inc. recently bought a new pink concrete pump.  For every yard of concrete the new pink truck pumps a percentage will be donated to Breast Cancer research in honor of a Newington Teacher who is fighting Breast Cancer.

Largest Continuous Pour Conducted at Sea

Pumpcrete, Toronto, Canada, recorded the largest continuous pour, pumping the next construction phase of a gravity base structure (GBS) that will eventually provide the foundation for an oil well platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The 65,000-cubic-yard pour, conducted over 35 days at one kilometer offshore, is the largest continuous pour of its kind.

Alliance USA Announces New Pennsylvania Facility

Alliance USA is proud to announce the opening of a brand new facility in Linwood, Pennsylvania.

While continued strong parts and pump sales created the need for more space, USA’s branch manager Ryan Parkin had a big vision that drove the expansion.

Schwing Expands Truck Mixer Sales Team

Schwing has added a new member to its truck mixer sales force: Andy Conway has become the regional manager in the Northeast and Southeast for the company’s ready mix products. Conway brings a solid background to the position. He was formerly a salesperson for a concrete supply company and has worked in the family business of concrete pumping and placement.

Carlos Moreno Joins Putzmeister’s Houston Sales and Service Facility

Putzmeister America, Inc. has hired Carlos Moreno as operations manager at its new Houston sales and service facility. As operations manager, he will oversee the staff responsible for mounting and servicing concrete transit mixers and providing service on mixers and pumps.

Schwing Adds Boom Inspector / Repair Specialist in Northwest

Schwing is pleased to announce the addition of Eric Smith to the growing ranks of Schwing authorized boom field inspectors. Smith is a former Schwing employee that has rejoined the company to service Schwing customers in the Northwest. He is based in Portland, Oregon. “Eric is a valuable addition to Schwing service.

Construction Forms, Inc. Hires James Bury as Director—Operational Excellence

Construction Forms, Inc. has hired James Bury as director of operational excellence.

Putzmeister Mexico Celebrates New Factory with Open House

In August 2015, Putzmeister Mexico, a division of Putzmeister America, Inc., celebrated the opening of its new concrete transit mixer factory in Monterrey, Mexico, with an open house for customers, distributors, vendors and employees. The plant now serves as the primary concrete mixer manufacturing facility for the Americas.

Construction Forms Inc. Hires Stefan Harbig as CEO of Esser-Werke

Construction Forms Inc. has announced the hiring of Stefan Harbig as the new CEO of Esser-Werke GmbH in Warstein, Germany. Harbig joins Esser from Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH, where he was managing director. Harbig brings with him 20 years of engineering, sales and commercial leadership skills, along with his master’s degree in industrial engineering.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Hires Tom Hagen as Used Equipment Manager

Putzmeister America, Inc. has hired Tom Hagen as its used equipment manger, responsible for inventory and production management, and for working directly with customers on their orders.