Category Archives: People on the Move

West Salem Machinery focus on parts & service

West Salem Machinery focus on parts & service

WSM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Garrett as Director of WSM Parts & Service. Dan has worked for WSM for over 22 years and brings a vast amount of experience to this expanded role.  “We consistently hear from our customers how important quick response for parts and service is to them,” said […]

Ed Santamaria appointed president and CEO of Normet

Normet Board of Directors has appointed Ed Santamaria President & CEO of Normet Group. Ed takes over from Interim President & CEO, Aaro Cantell and he will start in his new role latest in November this year. He will be based in Normet’s Espoo office. “I am extremely pleased that we have found a new […]

Russell joins IROCK Crushers as regional sales manager Mid Atlantic/Northeast

Russell joins IROCK Crushers as regional sales manager Mid Atlantic/Northeast

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers, a leading manufacturer of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Nate Russell, who joins as Regional Sales Manager Mid-Atlantic/Northeast. “As part of our effort to expand distribution, we are very excited that Nate has joined our team. […]

Texas Materials wins two TXAPA Quality Pavement Awards

Texas Materials wins two  TXAPA Quality  Pavement Awards

by Keith Loria Texas Materials has been servicing the Central Texas area since its birth in 1982 as a family-owned sealcoat and asphalt paving company. Since then, it has grown to become a leading choice for asphalt production and paving services, ready-mix concrete, sand and gravel and crushed stone. The company is part of the […]

WSM introduces Patrick Lorenz – VP of Sales

WSM introduces Patrick Lorenz – VP of Sales

West Salem Machinery recently announced the appointment of Patrick Lorenz as vice president of sales. Patrick brings over 21 years of experience in sales management, business development and enhancing relationships with business partners and customers.  Patrick’s experience in the industrial world is extensive and includes application and sales of a wide variety of rotating process equipment […]

CBI & Ecotec expand New England focus with High Ground Equipment

CBI & Ecotec expand New England focus with High Ground Equipment

NEWTON, NH – New England will have a new heavy equipment dealership for the materials processing industry with familiar faces representing the CBI and Terex Ecotec product lines. High Ground Equipment has been established by business partners Art Murphy and Scott Orlosk in 2019 as a dedicated New England dealer focused on sales, service and parts […]

Southeastern Equipment promotes Clint Appleman

Southeastern Equipment promotes Clint Appleman

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO  — Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that Clint Appleman is the new branch manager for its Heath, Ohio location. Appleman’s responsibilities include overseeing Heath’s sales, service and parts teams while ensuring that customers receive excellent service. “We are lucky to have Clint leading our Heath branch,” said Southeastern Equipment’s President Mickey […]

Ann-Sofie Räftegård appointed head of HR at Volvo CE

Ann-Sofie Räftegård appointed head of HR at Volvo CE

With effect from October 1, 2019 latest, Ann-Sofie Räftegård will take up the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Räftegård will lead Human Resources by driving talent management, compensation and benefits, workforce planning, diversity and engagement of Volvo CE’s global workforce of over 14,000 people. She will report […]

Hitachi wheel loaders appoints Quinn as managing director

Hitachi wheel loaders appoints Quinn as managing director

NEWNAN, GA – Masaaki Hirose, president of Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA), has announced his retirement from his current position, appointing Vice President of Operations Al Quinn to succeed him in day-to-day management of the company. Hirose has accepted a new position within Hitachi, now serving as chairman and director of HCMA, and […]

Austin Powder Company names Rawlings president

Austin Powder Company names Rawlings president

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Austin Powder Company, a leader in high quality explosive technologies and blasting services since 1833, is pleased to announce that Jason F. Rawlings has joined the company as its new president. Rawlings succeeds Dave True, a 43-year veteran of company, who will remain on to help ensure a smooth transition and will […]

Telsmith welcomes back service technician Matthew Vereb from military service

Telsmith welcomes back service technician Matthew Vereb from military service

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith Inc. recently welcomed back one of their southeastern field service technicians, Matthew Vereb, from a yearlong mission in Germany. Vereb started at Telsmith in 2016 as field service technician for the southeast territory including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. Vereb joined the military in 2008 as a Private First Class, […]

Bolling named vice president and chief administrative officer

Bolling named vice president and chief administrative officer

RESERVE, LA – Christina Bolling was named vice president and chief administrative officer (CAO) of DSC Dredge LLC. She was promoted after serving five years as DSC Dredge Corporate’s human resources director, where she has fostered an integrated culture throughout DSC headquarters and two production facilities in Greenbush, MI, and Poplarville, MS.  Bolling’s background experience […]

Experienced conveyor components salesman joins Superior in northeast U.S.

Experienced conveyor components salesman joins Superior in northeast U.S.

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries Inc. recently announced industry veteran Cary Octavio is its new territory sales manager for conveyor components in the Northeast United States. Octavio comes to Superior after almost 30 years of sales and service in bulk material handling markets. “Cary likes to get his hands dirty and comes to Superior with […]

Little Beaver celebrates four generations with the addition of Joseph Haynes

Little Beaver celebrates four generations with the addition of Joseph Haynes

LIVINGSTON, TEXAS — Little Beaver welcomes Joseph Haynes as a product engineer at the company’s manufacturing facility in Livingston, Texas. A fourth-generation Little Beaver team member, Haynes brings a familiarity of the family business, and innovative knowledge of product design processes. “When my grandfather, Newman Haynes, started in the auger industry years ago, he wanted […]

Southeastern Equipment hires Brian Burket

Southeastern Equipment hires Brian Burket

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO — Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that Brian Burket is the new Regional Sales Manager for Southeastern’s Michigan branches. Burket’s responsibilities include managing the regional sales team, overseeing the branches’ parts and service departments, and ensuring that customers receive excellent service. “We are extremely excited that Brian joined the Southeastern family,” […]

Western Global appoints southern U.S. national accounts manager

Western Global appoints southern U.S. national accounts manager

TROY, MI — Western Global, a leading provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, announces the addition of Jim Davis as the national accounts manager for the southern region of its newly developed rental and equipment division. Davis brings 25 years of construction and […]

ASV announces new product reliability and testing manager

ASV announces new product reliability and testing manager

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Nick Schrapp has been promoted to product reliability and testing manager for ASV Holdings, Inc., manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers. Schrapp will be primarily responsible for managing product testing, reliability and field issue resolutions involving the manufacturer’s products. He will focus on ensuring customers receive maximum productivity, durability, […]

Ritchie Bros. announces a strategic North American organizational realignment

Ritchie Bros. announces a strategic North American organizational realignment

Jeff Jeter appointed president, upstream & emerging businesses, North America Kari Taylor joins as chief sales officer, U.S. Regions Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) announced today (4-16-2019) an organizational realignment in North America to: 1) Prioritize senior management focus on penetrating the Upstream segment of the used equipment disposition market: The Upstream segment represents […]

American Concrete Institute announces winners of student competitions

American Concrete Institute announces winners of student competitions

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute has announced the winners of its Mortar Workability Competition and Eco Concrete Competition, held recently at the Concrete Convention and Exposition in Quebec City, QC, Canada. Mortar Workability Competition Teams are challenged to create a mortar mixture with optimum flowability and stability. Students mix mortar at the […]

Crane Industry Services adds two inspectors/trainers

Crane Industry Services adds two inspectors/trainers

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) of Carrollton, GA, welcomes two staff members who will fill roles as crane inspectors and trainers. Noel Whelchel and Larry Johns bring unique skill sets to assist contractors and utility companies with equipment and personnel evaluations. With Business and Sports Administration degrees from the University of Georgia and Georgia State […]

Volvo CE appoints Scott Young to vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas

Volvo CE appoints Scott Young to vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Scott Young to be vice president uptime and customer support for sales region Americas. The appointment becomes effective June 1, but the transition to the new position has already started. Young will support both North and Latin America teams on developing and implementing projects and strategic plans aiming […]

CASE announces 2019 Kickstart winner

CASE announces 2019 Kickstart winner

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the grand prize winner of the 2019 Kickstart Landscape Business Development contest: Daybreaker Landscapes of Union, IL. CASE Kickstart is a business development contest in which landscaping contractors throughout North America can win a suite of prizes aimed at improving both their technical work and their business practices. Jeff Rausch […]

ASV expands dealer presence in final months of 2018

ASV expands dealer presence in final months of 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc. added several new dealers to its dealer network in Q4 of 2018 — R&S Industries, Inc., Robin Rents, and Kruseman Implement, Inc., plus new locations for Heavy Machines, Inc., Buckeye Power Sales and Delta Power Equipment. The new dealers are a welcome addition to ASV’s quickly growing dealer […]

Luby Equipment Services announces changes in sales staff

Luby Equipment Services announces changes in sales staff

FENTON, MO — Luby Equipment Services, the St. Louis-based CASE Construction Equipment dealer, has announced the promotion of Scott Morga to territory manager, Tom Schaedler to used equipment sales representative, and Daniel Cheney to sales and marketing coordinator. 

Talbert names 2018 dealer award winners

RENSSELAER, IN –Talbert Manufacturing specializing in heavy-haul solutions, names Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel, headquartered in Voorhees, NJ, as its top dealer for the 11th straight year. This award recognizes a Talbert dealer for outstanding performance in trailer sales, service and parts. Hale outperformed all other Talbert dealers in 2018 and was also recognized as the top […]