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Mack Trucks Names Kriete Truck Center 2018 North American Dealer of the Year

Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Mack Trucks’ 2018 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack made the announcement during its annual dealer meeting, which brings together dealer leadership from the U.S. and Canada. Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee finished the year 17 percent above its sales plan and 29 percent above its leasing plan.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Introduces Equipment Financing on New and Used Equipment Purchases

Putzmeister America, Inc. has partnered with Engs Commercial Finance Co. to offer LenderTrax, a tool to provide equipment financing to customers looking for new and used equipment. The online portal includes calculator tools to help customers prequalify in a few simple steps.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our customers a service to help them understand how affordable Putzmeister equipment is,” said Bill Dwyer, VP of sales and marketing at Putzmeister. “Engs Commercial Finance allows us to provide quality financing support for a wider range of customers.”

Mack Trucks Seeks Entries for 2020 Mack Calendar Contest

GREENSBORO, NC – Owners of Mack® trucks have the chance to once again be in the spotlight for a month, courtesy of the 2020 Mack Calendar Contest. For the fourth year running, six lucky truck owners will be chosen by Mack Trucks' social media followers to appear in next year's Mack Calendar. The contest runs from April 2 to May 31, 2019.

ASCC 2019 Election of Officers

ST. LOUIS, MO – Chris Forster, Largo Concrete, Tustin, CA, has been elected president of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO for 2019-2020. Bill Bramschreiber, Charles Pankow Builders; Anthony DeCarlo, TWC Concrete Services; and Mario Garza, Barton Malow, were re-elected vice-presidents. Chris Klemaske, T.B. Penick & Sons, was elected a vice president and Kevin Riley, Belfast Valley Contractors, was elected treasurer. Dr.

Mack Trucks Names Kriete Truck Center 2018 North American Dealer of the Year

GREENSBORO, NC – Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Mack Trucks’ 2018 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack made the announcement during its annual dealer meeting, which brings together dealer leadership from the U.S. and Canada.

Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee finished the year 17 percent above its sales plan and 29 percent above its leasing plan.

Mack® mDRIVE™ HD Debuts in Mack TerraPro® Cabover Concrete Pumper Models

Mack Trucks will offer the Mack® mDRIVE™ HD automated manual transmission (AMT) in Mack TerraPro® concrete pumper models beginning in 2019, marking the first time in the industry that an AMT has been available in a cabover concrete pumper.

LifeLine System Enhances Safety for Schwing Placing Booms

To help ensure the safety of personnel using its placing booms, Schwing now offers a LifeLine System utilizing a safety tie-off cable that can be used in conjunction with most fall-protection systems (FPS).

On Schwing SPB (separate placing boom) units, the boom is mounted to an octagonal mast or cross frame. According to Mark Berggren, Schwing publications manager, it is during the assembly process that workers are most at risk.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Announces 2019 Service School Schedule

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced the 2019 schedule through June for its growing service school program. This year, the company has once again expanded classes and updated the curriculum to help meet customers’ ever-changing needs.

Schwing Announces 2019 Training Service Seminar Schedule

Schwing has announced its 2019 service seminar schedule, offering Intermediate training for operators/mechanics; advanced training for mechanics; stationary pump training for mechanics; and Vector training covering operator productivity, machine diagnostics and data for fleet management.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Featured on Fox Business

Putzmeister America Inc. was highlighted on the December 16 episode of Inside The Blueprint, which aired on Fox Business. The segment explored the company’s history, product engineering and the vision for Putzmeister’s future.

Inside The Blueprint is a news series that features the most innovative influencers in commercial construction. Each episode examines four crucial steps related to the cuttingedge products and services: the inspiration, idea, process and impact.

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