Category Archives: People on the Move

Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

NORFOLK, MA – Mecalac, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has hired Peter Bigwood as general manager to expand the company’s reach in North and South America. Mecalac, which was founded in France in 1974, manufactures a full line of excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders, site dumpers and compaction rollers for urban […]

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. recently announced E. Jean Savage, currently vice president of the Surface Mining & Technology Division, has elected to retire. Trinity Industries, Inc. announced that Savage, a member of the company’s Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President, effective February 17, 2020. “We thank Jean for her […]

Brokk upgrades parts warehouse to ensure fast service

Brokk upgrades parts warehouse to ensure fast service

MONROE, WA — Brokk enhances customer service and parts availability with upgrades to the parts warehouse at its headquarters in Monroe, WA. The new facility houses an array of standard and specialty parts for all Brokk models — from the compact .6-ton Brokk 70 to the heavy-duty 11-ton 800S — as well as older Brokk […]

Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC Now Part of the Vortex Companies

The Vortex Companies (“Vortex”), one of the nation’s fastest growing trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, has acquired the assets of Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC (TPR), a leading trenchless sewer and drain service company based in Sumner, WA, according to Mike Vellano, CEO of Vortex. Known for its reputation for being an environmentally friendly service company, TPR […]

Motion Industries names Chris Pacer to VP – Central Group

Motion Industries names Chris Pacer to VP – Central Group

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named Chris Pacer to Vice President of the Company’s Central Group – effective January 1, 2020. A graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering […]