Industry News

Schwing Adds Service Specialist

With a growing customer base and expanding product line, Schwing America is broadening its service team with the addition of a service specialist. Tom Jaeger has joined the service team in the newly-created position and will report to senior vice president Tom O’Malley. “Tom Jaeger brings the background and knowledge necessary to provide the highest levels of service, solutions and support that Schwing customers have grown to expect,” stated O’Malley.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Launches Redesigned Used Equipment Website

Putzmeister America, Inc launched a new used equipment website on November 1. The new website features more in-depth details about each piece of equipment, improved search functions and a mobile device-friendly format.

On the new used equipment site, customers will find detailed information on available equipment. Each listing includes several photos, pricing information, detailed specifications and the ability to compare the equipment with one another. Additionally, the new search functions allow customers to narrow results by country, make, year, price and location.

Schwing West Coast SP Dealers Announce Expansions

Two Schwing stationary pump dealers serving portions of northern and southern, California have announced expansions to bet ter serve their growing customer base in those areas.

The dealers, Redwood Empire Concrete Pumping Equipment (Santa Rosa, California) and Pernicano’s Concrete Pumping (San Diego, California), have added a combined 5,800 square feet of space to their operations. According to Jason Zignego, Schwing SP sales manager, the move for both was prompted by steadily increasing sales of stationary pumps in California.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Hires Bastian Dreher as Inside Sales, Back Office and Network Manager

Putzmeister America, Inc. has welcomed Bastian Dreher to the sales department as inside sales, back office and network manager. In his role, Dreher will be responsible for creating a channel network to be close to the customer in sales, service and parts.

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 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


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.

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.