Category Archives: People on the Move

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 […]

An exciting year for Maine Drilling & Blasting

An exciting year for Maine Drilling & Blasting

GARDINER, ME – 2019 kicked off the incorporation of a new philanthropy program at Maine Drilling & Blasting. Long known as a responsible corporate citizen, Maine Drilling & Blasting set out on a mission to make a more dedicated and organized, positive impact on all of the communities that they service. The committee chose four […]

Leading national highway contractors challenge peers to take safety certification exam

Leading national highway contractors challenge peers to take safety certification exam

Home to the Industry’s Only Internationally-Accredited Safety Program: www.puttingsafetyfirst.org WASHINGTON, DC —Three major transportation construction contractors are calling on their industry peers to commit at least 25 employees annually to earn the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) credential before the end of 2019, in 2020, and beyond. American Road & Transportation Builders Association […]

Terex® Bid-Well appoints new regional sales manager to support growth

Terex® Bid-Well appoints new regional sales manager to support growth

CANTON, SD —Terex Bid-Well, manufacture of specialized concrete paving machines for the bridge, flatwork, canal and heavy highway, airport and seaport construction markets, recently announced the appointment of Jorge Cervera as regional sales manager for Latin America, Japan and western U.S. Through this role, Cervera will support Terex Bid-Well products and services, working to meet […]

Doosan announces Kleis Equipment as a new dealer serving upstate New York

Doosan announces Kleis Equipment as a new dealer serving upstate New York

SUWANEE, GA –  Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Kleis Equipment, LLC, as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan® equipment. Kleis Equipment offers a range of Doosan equipment, including crawler excavators, wheel excavators, log loaders, material handlers, articulated dump trucks and wheel loaders. […]

Allen Engineering hires Brad Ketcherside as territory sales represenative to Pacific Northwest

Allen Engineering hires Brad Ketcherside as territory sales represenative to Pacific Northwest

PARAGOULD, AR — Allen Engineering Corp. (AEC) recently announced that Brad Ketcherside will be returning to the AEC. Ketcherside will take on the role of Territory Sales Representative for the Pacific Northwest Territory (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, UT, CO, AK, & Western Canada). Ketcherside is no stranger to the concrete equipment manufacturing industry, he […]

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints national account manager

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints national account manager

RICHFIELD, WI.  – Hy-Brid Lifts has welcomed Nik Fleischfresser as the national account manager. Fleischfresser will also cover Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He will focus on national account customers, along with regional sales growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts. “I am excited to announce […]

Chris Wakefield appointed site manager at Red Diamond

Chris Wakefield appointed site manager at Red Diamond

CLEVELAND, OH — Austin Powder Company (APC) appoints Mr. Chris R. Wakefield, Site Manager—Red Diamond. “Please join me in congratulating Chris as he steps into the senior management role at our Red Diamond plant,” stated Mr. Dave True, Director.  Wakefield attended Ohio State University and earned a BS in chemical engineering and an MS in […]

ADMAR hits major milestone with 10th location

ADMAR hits major milestone with 10th location

ROCHESTER, NY — ADMAR Construction Equipment & Supplies has opened a new branch in Pittsburgh, PA, marking the Rochester, New York-based construction equipment rental and sales company’s 10thlocation. ADMAR rents and sells construction equipment from more than 50 major manufacturers. This new branch in Pittsburgh allows ADMAR to more efficiently serve clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, […]

Advanced Pavement Group acquires Dan Malloy Paving Inc.

DOWNINGTOWN, PA — Advanced Pavement Group has announced they have acquired Dan Malloy Paving Inc. of Downingtown, PA. It is the most recent acquisition in Advanced Pavement Group Corp.’s strategic expansion in the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic region. Since its formation, Advanced Pavement Group has made deliberate acquisitions in the region, including Long Island, NY, […]

ECA promotes Sciortino to northeast regional sales manager

ECA promotes Sciortino to northeast regional sales manager

BOSTON, MA – Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has recently promoted Anthony Sciortino to northeast regional sales manager. He will manage all of the firm’s product lines in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Sciortino came to ECA when the company acquired New England Construction Products in 2015. He had been […]

Genesis Attachments hires Powell as Heartland regional manager

Genesis Attachments hires Powell as Heartland regional manager

Genesis Attachments announces Jeff Powell has joined its sales team as regional manager of the newly created Heartland territory. Covering Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Southern Illinois, Powell will provide attachment, parts and service sales and application support to the demolition, scrap and material handling industries. He will also manage Genesis’ dealer presence […]

New Keestrack dealer for England and Wales

New Keestrack dealer for England and Wales

Warwick Ward (machinery) Ltd. recently signed up with Keestrack as new dealer for England and Wales for the full range of mobile crushing and screening equipment. Keestrack Area Manager Peter McGeary said, “We are delighted to have signed an agreement with Warwick Ward. This company is a household name in the machinery industry in the […]

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 […]

Doosan Bobcat announces new leadership and expanded global organizational structure

Doosan Bobcat announces new leadership and expanded global organizational structure

WEST FARGO, ND – Doosan Bobcat, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, has announced the appointment of regional presidents and a new global organization and leadership structure. In this organizational structure, the newly created global groups – engineering, procurement and strategy – will work across all regions to fully integrate and leverage the power […]

Larry Burkholder announces retirement after 57 years with Morbark

Larry Burkholder announces retirement after 57 years with Morbark

WINN, MI – Morbark, LLC, announced recently that longtime Industrial Sales Representative Larry Burkholder will retire after nearly 57 years with the company, effective June 28. While Burkholder’s contributions have been mainly with the sales team, he served in a wide range of roles within Morbark over the course of his career, from accounting to […]

Doosan Portable Power names Bobcat of Omaha an authorized distributor

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has named Bobcat of Omaha as an authorized distributor. The company will supply Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment throughout Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. Bobcat of Omaha has been serving the construction, landscape and agriculture industries for over 30 years. They have […]

BOMAG appoints Cole Renken as Vice President of sales & marketing

BOMAG appoints Cole Renken as Vice President of sales & marketing

RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG Americas, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Cole Renken as vice president of sales & marketing.  Renken will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term growth strategies to better optimize the sales and customer support for our dealer and rental channel partners. Renken brings 20 plus years of […]

Solesbee’s appoints Lane Scroggins as outside sales manager

Solesbee’s appoints Lane Scroggins as outside sales manager

WINSTON, GA — Solesbee’s, a KINSHOFER company and leading manufacturer of quality heavy equipment attachments, announces the appointment of Lane Scroggins as outside sales manager. Scroggins will be responsible for bringing the brand’s years of global product expertise to local customers. He will continue to oversee the sales department and will also manage dealer relationships across […]

ECA names service managers in U.S. and Canada

ECA names service managers in U.S. and Canada

PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has named several Service Managers at its branches in the United States and Canada: Chris McCune has been promoted to Service Manager at ECA Pittsburgh after working as a Service Technician at the branch since 2016. McCune’s background in foundation and directional drilling combined with his professionalism […]

Waldorf joins Telsmith as regional sales manager

Waldorf joins Telsmith as regional sales manager

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith, Inc. announced its recent hire of Marty Waldorf, who joins as regional sales manager covering Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Upper Michigan as his primary focus. “We are excited to have Marty join our sales team,” states Jeff Gray, vice president of sales and marketing, Telsmith, Inc. “Marty […]

National Safety Council appoints new president & CEO

National Safety Council appoints new president & CEO

Lorraine Martin has been named the new president and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC). The current co-founder of the nonprofit Pegasus Springs Foundation will join NSC on June 3 at its headquarters in Itasca, IL, in suburban Chicago. “Lorraine has more than 30 years’ experience leading and developing successful global and international businesses,” […]