Awards, acquisitions and employment moves in this month's industry news
Enerpac Integrated Solutions now Heavy Lifting Technology
Enerpac Integrated Solutions changed their name to Heavy Lifting Technology. A manufacturer of high-pressure hydraulic products, the company has 28 offices in 22 countries and over 1,000 employees.
Legacy Building Solutions receives Merit Award
Legacy Building Solutions received the Merit Award from the Design-Build Association – Upper Midwest Region for the IEI Barge Services project. The building measures 63,020 square feet and is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in East Dubuque, Illinois. The Merit Award is given for following the principles of design/build construction and finding innovative solutions for project challenges.
Q4 Impact Group launches new website
The new website for Q4 Impact Group features a streamlined layout for easy navigation and is mobile-friendly across all platforms. The site, www.q4impact.com was designed in-house.
Felling Trailers Partners with SmartEquip
Felling Trailers announced their partnership with SmartEquip Network to provide Felling the ability to connect their dealers and fleet owners with real-time access to parts and service information. As a result of the partnership, Felling plans to expand their parts offerings for the common replacement parts on their larger model trailer lines.
John Deere, LHP Telematics announce collaboration
John Deere and LHP Telematics are joining together to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight and JDLink data, allowing customers to access data from all machines in a fleet from one location. As part of the collaboration, John Deere customers will have direct access to information such as meter readings, locations, fault codes, utilization hours and fuel consumption for the fleet, regardless of the manufacturer.
JLG wins 2017 EquipmentWatch awards
JLG Industries announced their engine-powered articulating boom lifts, engine-powered scissor lifts and SkyTrak telehandlers were awarded in the 2017 EquipmentWatch Highest Retained Value program. The award is presented based on residual values for heavy equipment.
Subsite Announces Award Winners (Subsite awards)
Subsite Electronics recognized Ditch Witch of Georgia’s Brent Goodman and Ditch Witch of the Rockies’ Troy Kynaston with the top salesman awards at the annual Ditch Witch Sales Conference held in Orlando, Florida.
Komatsu wins 2017 EquipmentWatch award
Komatsu America announced it was named a 2017 winner in EquipmentWatch’s annual Highest Retained Value awards program. The WA320 wheel loader, GD655 motor grader and BX50 forklift lines were the recognized model series for the awards.
StraightLine HDD acquires Armadrillco
StraightLine HDD announced the acquisition of Texas-based Armadrillco. The change in ownership was completed in February. Armadrillco founder, Chuck Webb, will stay on as Territory Manager.
Miller to step down as Manitou Americas CEO (online only)
Manitou Group announced that Daniel L. Miller, CEO of Manitou Americas and president of the Compact Equipment Product Division, will leave the company effective April 30. He will remain active to assist with the transition while the company conducts an external search for his successor.