Industry News

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.

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.

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.

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.