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.

Ben Pellegrin Announced as Plant Manager for CPE America

Ben Pellegrin will be assuming the role of Plant Manager for CPE America. Ben has over 20 years’ experience in executive and operations management with roles focused on customer service. Ben has a technical background with a special focus on developing people and excellent customer relationships.

Concrete Pumping Holdings Acquires Pioneer Concrete Pumping Service

Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. (CPH), a leading provider of concrete pumping services and concrete waste management services in the U.S. and U.K., announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pioneer Concrete Pumping Service, Inc. (Pioneer).

Putzmeister America, Inc. Announces Putzmeister Academy 2022 Schedule

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced the 2022 schedule for its growing service school program, Putzmeister Academy. This year, the company has once again expanded classes and updated the curriculum to help meet customers’ ever-changing needs.

Cherokee Materials Now an Authorized Dealer for Access Equipment Mini-Conveyors

Cherokee Materials has become an authorized dealer for Access Equipment’s mini-conveyors. These electric powered belt systems are lightweight and portable. They are ideal for relocating loose material: rock, sand, debris, concrete, etc. They have been used extensively for below-grade excavating, mining, tunneling, construction, demolition, disaster restoration, landscaping, pool installation, firewood conveyor and all tight access jobs.

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.