Category Archives: People on the Move

Western Global welcomes Dean Nasato to Canadian Rental & Equipment Division

Western Global welcomes Dean Nasato to Canadian Rental & Equipment Division

TROY, MI (Oct. 10, 2019) – Western Global, a leading provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, welcomes Dean Nasato as the regional sales manager of the rental and equipment division in Canada. He will provide support for Canadian customers. The rental and equipment […]

Volvo CE advances distribution, appointing Scott Equipment dealer for Arkansas

Volvo CE advances distribution, appointing Scott Equipment dealer for Arkansas

Scott Equipment Company (Scott Equipment) will offer Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) products and services from its locations in Arkansas, in addition to its locations in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. The company closed an agreement with Little Rock, AR-based Hugg & Hall Equipment Company (Hugg & Hall) and is taking over all Volvo CE distribution […]

CASE dealer Century Equipment provides Team Rubicon with compact track loader and mini excavator to assist in Colorado flood response

CASE dealer Century Equipment provides Team Rubicon with compact track loader and mini excavator to assist in Colorado flood response

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Century Equipment donated use of a CASE TV380 compact track loader and CX26C mini excavator to Team Rubicon for major debris-clearing in La Plata County, CO. The Team Rubicon effort, which saw the CASE equipment move debris, including large rocks, earth and parts of 66 trees, was in response to heavy […]

CASE contest winners will win an all-expenses paid trip plus training

CASE contest winners will win an all-expenses paid trip plus training

CASE Construction Equipment has partnered with ACM/CMA award-winning artist Jon Pardi to launch a contest designed to recruit new operators to the construction industry. Contest winners will have the opportunity to learn how to operate equipment alongside the country music singer, who in addition to working construction in the past has a passion for the […]

Belt Tech Inc. is new Superior distributor in central Appalachia for idlers, pulleys and conveyor accessories

Belt Tech Inc. is new Superior distributor in central Appalachia for idlers, pulleys and conveyor accessories

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has named Belt Tech Inc. as its newest conveyor components distributor. The 40-year-old family business will stock, sell and service the manufacturer’s conveyor idlers, pulleys, scrapers and accessories throughout the central Appalachia region of the United […]

NSSGA and PCA announce joint hire to focus on safety

NSSGA and PCA announce joint hire to focus on safety

NSSGA and Portland Cement Association (PCA) have joined together on hiring Director of Construction Materials Safety Policy Elizabeth “Libby” Pritchard. Pritchard, an aggregates industry veteran, has begun her work to promote and defend the interests of NSSGA and PCA members on all safety related legislative and regulatory issues as well as provide technical assistance to members […]

Genesis Attachments promotes Matt Orvedahl to Midwest regional sales manager

Genesis Attachments promotes Matt Orvedahl to Midwest regional sales manager

Genesis Attachments announces Matt Orvedahl has been promoted to Midwest regional sales manager. Matt joined Genesis as a product sales and service representative in May 2017. In that role, he was responsible for parts sales growth while serving scrap metal processing and demolition customers’ parts, refurbishment and service needs in the Midwest sales territory. Matt […]

Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, celebrates 75 Years

Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, celebrates 75 Years

Thompson Machinery, the local Caterpillar dealer in Middle and West Tennessee and North Mississippi, celebrates its 75th birthday today.  In a letter written by the late DeWitt Thompson III, he reflects on the opportunity for the family to transition from a GMC truck dealership to a Caterpillar dealer was due to being in the right […]

CASE CE announces 2019 “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” award winners

CASE CE announces 2019 “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” award winners

CASE Construction Equipment has named its 2019 “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” award recipients as part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program. The awards recognize dealerships across the US and Canada for excellence in five categories including sales performance, marketing and communications, product support, parts support and training. The 2019 Diamond Dealer award winners […]

USCC 2019 mentee-mentor program underway

USCC 2019 mentee-mentor program underway

The US Composting Council continues to grow the organics recycling industry with a twelve-pair, 2019 cohort of mentor mentee pairs, the program’s fifth year. The program connects mentors with professional business experience in the compost manufacturing and collection industry to participate with a mentee, a Young Professional college graduate or industry employee over the age […]

Genesis Attachments promotes Justin Palvere to North American sales director

Genesis Attachments promotes Justin Palvere to North American sales director

Genesis Attachments announces Justin Palvere has been promoted to North American sales director. In this role, Justin will manage sales and channel strategy, as well as the Genesis regional managers and sales territories in the US and Canada. Justin began his career with Genesis in manufacturing 12 years ago and has since held positions including […]

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints mid-Atlantic territory manager

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints mid-Atlantic territory manager

RICHFIELD, WI  – Hy-Brid Lifts has welcomed Derek Koontz as the Mid-Atlantic territory manager. Koontz will cover Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. He will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts’ lightweight low-level scissor lifts. “Derek will be a valuable asset for our customers […]

Steve Cianci joins CASE CE as Vice President for North America

Steve Cianci joins CASE CE as Vice President for North America

CASE Construction Equipment has named Steve Cianci as its new Vice President for North America. Cianci joins CASE with more than 25 years of leadership at various global heavy equipment and industrial companies — most recently with Kalmar USA, Inc. Michel Marchand, who previously held the position, left in August to pursue new opportunities. “Steve […]

Telsmith partners with Pacific Rock & Recycling Equipment Co.

Telsmith partners with Pacific Rock & Recycling Equipment Co.

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, is pleased to announce Pacific Rock & Recycle Equipment Company as a manufactures’ representative for the entire product line of aggregate and mining process equipment. Pacific Rock & Recycle will serve customers in Washington, Oregon and northern Idaho. “As part of our effort […]

Halrai of Quebec to distribute Venturo® cranes

Halrai of Quebec to distribute Venturo® cranes

Canadian equipment seller will deal in all Venturo cranes and logic controls CINCINNATI, OHIO  – Venturo®, a leading producer of truck- and van-equipped cranes, has announced a new distribution partnership with Halrai of Quebec. This Canadian equipment dealer will distribute the entire line of Venturo products with a focus on fully-hydraulic cranes, including models equipped […]

Vacuworx hires regional sales manager for Southeast U.S.

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx is pleased to announce that Bruce Williamson has been hired as regional sales manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee. Williamson is a creative problem solver who prioritizes communication and follow-through as keys to building successful customer relationships. Based in Panama City […]

Daragh Cullen joins the green team to serve the eastern United States for McCloskey

Daragh Cullen joins the green team to serve the eastern United States for McCloskey

KEENE, ON – McCloskey International is pleased to announce the appointment of Daragh Cullen as Dealer Manager, primarily responsible for dealer relations and recruitment for the Eastern United States and Caribbean. Cullen brings an extensive knowledge of the marketplace and over two decades in the industry to the position, working with major OEMs overseeing the […]

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries, Inc.  recently announced the appointment of Mr. Barry Ruffalo as President and CEO to be effective on August 12, 2019. Ruffalo has also been elected to the Board of Directors. He will join the Board of Directors as a Class I director and will stand for re-election at the Company’s 2020 annual meeting. […]

BKT USA, Inc. hires new Manager of Logistics

BKT USA, Inc. hires new Manager of Logistics

AKRON, OHIO – BKT USA, Inc. of Fairlawn, Ohio – the subsidiary of Balkrishna Industries Limited, Mumbai, India – is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Peservich as manager of logistics. Jason will be based in Akron, Ohio and he will be responsible for coordinating shipments, invoicing, inventory management, warranty processing and freight management.

McCann Industries opens new location in Indiana

McCann Industries opens new location in Indiana

ADDISON, IL – McCann Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of their new location in Merrillville, IN, to support construction growth in the region. The new facility offers a wide variety of construction supplies, plus new, used and rentals of construction equipment. The full line of Takeuchi machines is also available for sale […]

Quick joins Telsmith as southeast regional part sales representative

Quick joins Telsmith as southeast regional part sales representative

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith Inc. is pleased to announce its recent hire of Lane Quick, who joins as the regional part sales representative for the southeast region covering Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. “As part of our efforts to increase our southeast U.S. parts sales representation, we are excited to have […]

A.F. Mallet Excavating wins special edition CAT® CB24B utility compactor

A.F. Mallet Excavating wins special edition CAT® CB24B utility compactor

Caterpillar Inc. recently celebrated 30 years of small vibratory roller manufacturing and surpassed the 30,000th roller production mark. To commemorate the milestone achievement, Caterpillar held a sweepstakes in the United States to give away a special edition Cat® CB24B roller. Thousands of contractors entered the Feelin’ Lucky sweepstakes held from Feb. 4 through April 15, […]

Austin Powder Company announces new regional structure and leadership

BEECHWOOD, OH — Austin Powder Company (APC), is pleased to announce that their US operations are now structured into two new distinct regions that will be led by Reed Sapp, executive general manager – eastern region and Bob Giovando, executive general manager – western region. Both roles will report into Jason Rawlings, president of Austin […]

Vermeer Corporation hosts commemoration in honor of year-one tornado recover efforts

Vermeer Corporation hosts commemoration in honor of year-one tornado recover efforts

PELLA, IA – Vermeer Corporation recently hosted the groundbreaking for a monument commemorating the buildings destroyed by an EF3 tornado last July, while celebrating the strength of the Vermeer team and the growth and progress that is happening along the Vermeer Mile. “The tornado was the greatest challenge Vermeer has ever faced. I am incredibly […]