Industry News

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.

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.

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

 

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.

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.

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