Category Archives: Features

Hey Prairie Dawg, “Let’s talk tech!”

Hey Prairie Dawg, “Let’s talk tech!”

Prairie Dawg Practical by Tim Holmberg, DEMI Equipment It would be difficult to imagine our world today without remote controls, computer logic or other technology-based advancements integrated into just about everything that surrounds us. So why not press on with these welcomed features into new equipment being designed and created for today’s (and future) markets? Is […]

Five Star Equipment celebrates state-of-the-art facility opening in Buffalo, NY market

Five Star Equipment  celebrates  state-of-the-art  facility opening  in Buffalo, NY market

Founded in 1980 by business partners Frank Gallo and Bill Bochicchio, Sr., Five Star Equipment has evolved from humble beginnings into a major player in the municipal and general contracting markets in New York and Pennsylvania. The company currently has eight locations serving 57 counties within the two states and is a premiere John Deere […]

Historic Beech-Nut plant undergoes partial demolition

Historic Beech-Nut plant  undergoes partial demolition

Motorists traveling the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) in upstate New York will pass what once was the Beech-Nut Baby Food manufacturing plant in Canajoharie, NY. This famous facility opened in 1891 and was the home to what was (at the time) a national icon for a child-rearing population. A portion of that historic […]

Recycling the Brackenbox Inc. way

Recycling the Brackenbox Inc. way

In today’s eco-conscious world, it is more important than ever for construction companies to focus on recycling materials that once would have been considered waste. Not only will recycling efforts help boost the image of the company, they will also reduce any negative environmental impact of any projects. Based in Markham, IL, one company, Brackenbox Inc., […]

The not-so-quiet dangers of hearing loss

The not-so-quiet  dangers of hearing loss

Take steps to prevent hearing damage in the workplace before it happens. Source: EHS Today / Reed Erickson  Some of the most prevalent workplace hazards aren’t seen—they’re heard. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to damaging noise levels at work, and according to the […]