Industry News

Putzmeister America, Inc. Appoints Chris Petrillo as Regional Sales Director – North

Putzmeister America, Inc. appointed Chris Petrillo as the regional sales director – north for Putzmeister America.

Chris returns to PMA for a second time with over 25 years of industry experience. His background includes sales and operational leadership, business development and dealer networking. Chris is centrally located in the Chicago suburbs.

Top 2020 Schwing Stationary Pump Dealer Awards

Schwing America, Inc. is recognizing their top North American stationary pump (SP) dealers in 2020 for their outstanding sales performance.

Beton America: New Location, Same Customer Focus

Beton America has moved to Saukville, Wisconsin, just north of Milwaukee. The new and larger facility will allow the company to further expand its inventory and provide customers with more on-hand parts and faster turnaround.

“Our decision to move our operations to Saukville was made with our customers’ needs in mind,” said Randy Ziarek, president and CEO at Beton America. “Beton America is known for our commitment to an excellent customer experience. This transition to a larger facility will allow us to further exceed our customers’ expectations.”

NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS) Announces Expansion

NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS), the industry leader in specialty construction Risk Management and Insurance, announces expansion of insured risk management resources and training offered to all customers through a partnership with Industrial Training International (ITI).

Neil Ford Named Production Manager for Liebherr USA, Co. Concrete Pumps

Liebherr USA, Co. Concrete Technology division has hired Neil Ford to lead the operations department for production of its concrete pumps in the Newport News facility. In his role as production manager, Ford will oversee the planning and coordination activities for concrete pump assembly. Ford will work with division management to establish production and quality control standards and direct the production priorities for Liebherr concrete pumps.

Chris Trenda Joins Call Center at Schwing America

Schwing America, Inc. is proud to welcome Chris Trenda to its growing call center as a customer service representative. Trenda will be responsible for taking customer calls for parts orders and related inquiries.

Trenda comes to the call center with 23 years of experience with Concrete Pump Repair (CPR), a division of Schwing America. In his most recent role as a material handler, he supplied parts for production. Prior to that, he worked the spare parts counter where he fulfilled spare parts orders for customers.

Mack Trucks Announces Entry Period for 2022 Mack Calendar Contest

Proud owners of Mack® trucks will have the chance to be featured in the upcoming 2022 Mack Trucks Calendar. Nominations are being accepted through the Mack Calendar Contest website, May 4 to June 4, 2021.

TACA Launches New Podcast

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) today announced the launch of its new podcast, TACA Talks, which will highlight industry news, best practices and candid discussions about the aggregate, concrete, cement and other associated industries in Texas.

Mack Trucks’ New PartsASIST Parts Store Revolutionizes Online Truck Parts Ordering

GREENSBORO, NC – Mack Trucks’ new PartsASIST platform makes ordering Mack® truck parts and components online faster and simpler than ever.

Available now, the one-stop online solution gives Mack truck owners a more efficient service and support option to help improve uptime. Registering for PartsASIST and transitioning from the current Mack SELECT Part Store will allow for quick and confident parts selection from the Mack Trucks dealer network in the U.S. and Canada as dealers join the program throughout 2021.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Promotes Scott Polachek to East Coast territory representative

Putzmeister America, Inc. has promoted Scott Polachek to East Coast territory representative. Polachek previously worked in Putzmeister’s small-line pumps and aftermarket sales.

“I look forward to expanding my knowledge of the industry to include Putzmeister’s full line of equipment and to strengthening my relationships with the customers in the region,” said Polachek. “My goal is to ensure that we continue to provide industry-leading support to existing Putzmeister customers while introducing new customers to our full line of solutions.”