Industry News

ASCC Upcoming Events

ST. LOUIS, MO November 13 – The American Society of Concrete Contractors, (ASCC), St. Louis, MO., has scheduled the following events for 2019. Any events listed in a calendar can include the web address www.ascconline.org and the ASCC office number 866-788-2722.

 

July 18 – 21    American Society of Concrete Contractors
                        Concrete Executive Leadership Forum, Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, FL

 

Apex Concrete Pumping Systems Begins Operations

Apex Concrete Pumping Systems is a new company founded by John and Dave Ferraris in September 2017. With 20 years’ experience running Acme America, Inc., John and Dave have over 80 years of combined experience in the concrete pumping industry.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Expands Parts Processing to Enhance Customer Experience

Putzmeister America, Inc. recently re-organized its parts department to allow room for more parts storage onsite. The expansion includes investment in three highly advanced storage and retrieval systems, adding to the two systems purchased in 2005.

Schwing Customer Advisory Council Met September 10–13

Described as one of the driving forces behind Schwing’s continued innovation and success, the company’s Customer Advisory Council met at its corporate headquarters in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, September 10–13.

Putzmeister’s Research and Development Facility Sets New Standards for Concrete Industry

Putzmeister’s over $1 million investment in a state-of-the-art research and development facility is setting a new standard for equipment in the concrete industry. The research and development facility, located in Aichtal, Germany, ensures every piece of Putzmeister equipment will maintain its strength and reliability for years of heavy use.

“It’s important for us to test our equipment and make sure we are producing the highest quality,” said Karl Schlect, founder of Putzmeister. “We want our customers to trust us and our equipment.”

Construction Forms, Inc. Hires Tim Harmann as Senior Inside Salesperson

Construction Forms, Inc. has hired Tim Harmann as a senior inside sales representative.

Tim brings with him over twenty years of product knowledge and customer service in the concrete pumping industry, most recently at Putzmeister America. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and has completed business management courses at Carthage College.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Hires Juan Carlos Londono as Regional Sales Manager

Putzmeister America, Inc. has hired Ing. Juan Carlos Londono as the regional sales manager for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACA) for Putzmeister Industrial Technology Equipment and Special Applications Business. In this role, Londono will be responsible for sales of products and systems for the transportation and storage of sludges and solids within the Putzmeister Industrial Technologies Business. He will also support LACA in Special Applications in the concrete industry.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Welcomes Jonathan Dawley as President & CEO

Putzmeister America, Inc. has appointed Jonathan Dawley as the new president and CEO. In his role, Dawley will be responsible for all commercial, financial and operational aspects of Putzmeister business in North America, Latin America and Brazil.

“Putzmeister is a leading, established brand and an organization with committed, experienced people,” said Dawley. “I see my role as unlocking the potential of the team, enabling us to respond to current market dynamics, and enhancing customer and partner value. I look forward to seeing our organization develop.”

Schwing Sponsors Association Events

Proving its commitment to the industries it serves, Schwing was a proud sponsor of both the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Concrete Executive Leadership Forum and the Concrete Foundations Association’s summer meeting. Both events took place in Utah, only 30 miles apart, between July 19-21.

Putzmeister Redesigns Website to Enhance Customer Experience

Putzmeister recently completed the global rollout of its new company website. In a strategic build up to this website launch, the company adapted its logo in 2017 to improve its visibility on digital media and attractiveness to its dynamic and increasingly-modern clientele in the construction industry.

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