GREENSBORO, NC (Feb. 24, 2014) – Mack Trucks today revealed the Mack® models which will be showcased at the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 show in Las Vegas. Mack will display 10 vehicles, built to meet the rigorous demands of construction applications.
The following Mack vehicles can be found in Mack booths no. 60416 indoors and no. 5113 outdoors at the Las Vegas Convention Center:
Putzmeister America, Inc.’s vice president and CFO, Stephen Crane, has been named president and CEO of Putzmeister Brazil, in conjunction with his current responsibili heading the finance and information systems operations for the Americas.
As president and CEO of Putzmeister Brazil, Crane will maintain overall responsibility for the strategy and performance of Putzmeister’s rapidly expanding operation in Brazil.
Geroquip, Inc., with offices in Quebec and Laval, Canada, has been appointed the new Schwing boom pump dealer for the province of Quebec. Schwing has 16 boom pump models from 17 to 61 meters with a choice of eight boom designs. The company has been a Schwing stationary pump dealer for more than 15 years. “With their excellent reputation for customer service and extensive knowledge of all things concrete, Geroquip is a great asset for us and our French Canadian customers,” according to Tom O’Malley, Schwing vice president of sales and marketing— North America.
Putzmeister America, Inc. has named James Rogers southeast regional sales manager. In this role, he will manage sales of boom pumps, trailer pumps and Telebelt® placing systems in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Schwing America has announced organizational changes to put additional emphasis on research and development of concrete handling technologies. Long-time Schwing employee Tom Eggert will lead this strategic expansion, utilizing his industry experience. “Tom has demonstrated his keen ability to identify customer-focused solutions in his 35-year history with the company,” explains Brian Hazelton, Schwing CEO. “In this newly created position, he will be focused on developing and bringing to market innovative products for the future.”
In November, 2013, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) inducted Friedrich Schwing Sr. (1909-1992), founder of Schwing GmbH, Herne, Germany into their prestigious Hall of Fame. Ceremonies were held at the Association’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
S.E. Intermat, owner and organizer of the INTERMAT trade shows, and Hanley Wood, LLC, organizer of World of Concrete, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new event, “World of Concrete Europe.”
Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2012 were recognized by the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Missouri, at the association’s annual conference, September 19, in Columbus, Ohio.
Cemstone, the upper Midwest’s leader in high performance concrete, has been chosen as a recipient in the 2013 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Excellence in Quality Awards competition. This is the third year Cemstone has received the NRMCA Excellence in Quality Award.
Concrete Construction has named its five most influential people for 2013, and prominent in the roster is ACPA member Bob Weatherton. The most-influential people are often selected based on specific recent accomplishments—this is not generally considered a lifetime achievement award. Sometimes, though, there are people who have moved mountains over the years and there’s a current reason to recognize those efforts.