Industry News

DY Concrete Pumps Breaks Ground on Production Facility Expansion

DY is committed to exceeding customers’ demand for high quality concrete pumps, industry-leading service and after-sales support with a new 50,0000-squarefoot production facility expansion. When complete, the structure will have the capacity of producing over 150 concrete pumps a year.

Adam Wallace Announced as SCHWING Midwest Regional Sales Manager

SCHWING America is proud to announce the hiring of Adam Wallace as regional sales manager for the Midwest region, effective October 2021. Adam comes with extensive experience in the concrete industry and has held multiple sales roles with SCHWING America in the past.

“Adam is a welcome return to our sales team and brings great knowledge, understanding and passion for the concrete industry,” said Bill Murray, CEO of SCHWING America.

CIM Announces Pump Donation to the 2022 CIM Auction at World of Concrete

CIM is pleased to announce that a signature item for our annual auction at World of Concrete is a truck-mounted 38M concrete pump donated by Alliance Concrete Pumps, NORCAL Kenworth and Kenworth Truck Company. 

ICRI Statement on the Collapse of Champlain Towers South

The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) joins all Americans and all those affected in mourning the tragic loss of life in the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida on June 24, 2021.

While the causes of the Florida collapse have yet to be determined, the ubiquity of concrete structures in the U.S. and around the world calls for greater awareness and education to help ensure that they remain resilient and durable.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Appoints Taylor Altom as South-Central Territory Representative

Putzmeister America, Inc. appointed Taylor Altom as a South-Central territory representative for Putzmeister America.

Taylor joins Putzmeister America after a previous role with ADP, where she worked as an outside sales representative. Taylor will be responsible for generating sales in the South-Central region.

Schwing America Promotes Tom Jaeger to Service Manager

Schwing America is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Jaeger from service specialist to service manager, effective June 1, 2021. Tom brings extensive experience in customer service, solutions and communications to his position, along with several years of experience with Schwing America.

Fritz-Pak Launches Online Store

Fritz-Pak Slick-Pak is now available for purchase through the company’s recently launched online store. The store is designed to make it easier than ever to get needed products. Those who have an established relationship with one of Fritz-Pak’s regional dealers or distributors are recommended to continue ordering with them.

U.S. Representative Steil Tours Putzmeister America, Inc.

Putzmeister America, Inc. recently hosted U.S. Congressman Bryan Steil (R-WI) for a factory tour and employee town hall. Representative Steil had the opportunity to meet with dozens of Putzmeister America employees and see them on the job, both in the office and in the production plant at the Sturtevant, Wisconsin facility.

Tom O’Malley Departs Schwing America; CEO Bill Murray to Assume Interim Management of Sales Role

After more than 24 years, Tom O’Malley has left Schwing America, Inc. (SAI) to take on a significant role at Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping.

Most recently, Tom O’Malley held the position of director of sales as senior vice president at SAI. He was also a member of SAI’s board of directors. O’Malley is, it is fair to say, a pump man and a Schwing man with heart and soul. He loyally accompanied Schwing through all the ups and downs.

Liebherr USA, Co. Announces New Managing Director

Liebherr welcomes Kai Friedrich as managing director of Liebherr USA, Co. and divisional director of construction equipment.