Concrete Products

APR 2019

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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www.concreteproducts.com April 2019 • 37 BRIEFS MANUFACTURERS Pumping Inc., Eco-Pan Inc. and Camfaud Concrete Pumps, CPH is a leading provider of concrete pumping and concrete waste management services in the United States and United Kingdom. The latest acquisi- tion significantly extends the scale of CPH, now approaching 100 U.S. locations. Assisting the company in the Capital Pumping transaction is a team from the Denver office of counsel Ballard Spahr, led by Business and Finance Partners Michele Rowland and John Ruppert. A 35-year trucking industry veteran, Jeff Lester has been appointed senior vice president, U.S. Dealer Sales for Volvo Trucks North Amer- ica. He will lead the U.S. sales organization, working with the five regional vice presidents, their district managers and Volvo Trucks dealerships. He joined VTNA in 1999 and most recently served as Southeast regional vice president, following tours of duty in fleet, district sales and powertrain management roles, all Southeast. Heavy-duty truck suspension specialist Link Manufacturing Ltd. has hired Anthony Ermitage as OEM account manager, responsible for developing sales relationships with crane and other commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers. With more than 13 years' experience in Navistar Inc. credit card, marketing, and purchas- ing groups, Ermitage's contact and business insights will serve to strengthen Link's relationships with these key customer segments. Separately, Link has entered into an agreement with John Adami from the manufacturing representative agency NW Heavy Duty to lead sales efforts with Paccar Inc. and Daimler Trucks North America. He brings more than 30 years of design, sales, and marketing experience within the heavy-duty vehicle industry, as well as strong Paccar and DTNA, to his new role. TEREX ADVANCE TECHNICIAN TALKS More than 100 technicians from across the country recently gath- ered at the Grand Wayne Center to hear Terex Advance production and engineering professionals, service providers, and vendors dis- cuss new offerings, troubleshooting, and diagnostic repairs for their mixer trucks. Hosted near the manufacturer's Fort Wayne, Ind., headquarters, the annual service school is formatted to continue training concrete fleet professionals in properly diagnosing and repairing mixer trucks in a timely and efficient manner. The first day covered vendor product topics, including engine repair, troubleshooting, and upcoming changes by various engine vendors, plus new disc brake options, axles, and chassis infor- mation. Day two was headlined by Terex Advance's own team of engineers, who took part in a panel discussion with a group of technicians to better understand what issues are being encoun- tered in the field. Terex Services staff was also on site to discuss the merging of the Advance Service and Terex Utilities teams, and provide tips on troubleshooting and electrical system diagnostics. TWO-PIECE SKID UNIT ONE-PIECE SKID UNIT SHOP ASSEMBLED, SHOP TESTED, PRODUCT READY. Don't let the compact size of our Skidded Batch Plant fool you. It can fit your site, yet produce up to 300 yards per day. It offers three different mixer designs, with capacities from 1/2 cu. yd. to 2 cu. yd. Available in one piece or two piece assemblies. Set up in less than 2 days. Concrete equipment. Concrete solutions. PO Box 10, 190 Simmons Avenue, Pewaukee, WI 53072-0010 concretesales@mixersystems.com 262-691-3100 mixersystems.com

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