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Terex AWP names new Customer Satisfaction director

Continuing to focus on providing excellent customer support and service, Terex AWP has named Mitch Ely to the role of Genie Director of Customer Satisfaction and Reconditioning based in Redmond, Wash. Ely's new role will consist of leading the Genie customer satisfaction, reconditioning, used sales and service training teams for Terex AWP. Ely will report to Bob Bartley, Genie Senior Director of Product Support and Service Solutions, Terex AWP, in this position.

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Cranes that thrive in utility applications to be at ICUEE

Manitowoc Cranes will showcase a trio of cranes that thrive in utilities applications at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition 2017 (ICUEE). At outdoor booth N2021, the company will highlight the Grove GHC30 telescoping crawler crane and a pair of National Crane boom trucks: the NBT45-1 and 890D. All three machines will be outfitted with special attachments to better show their effectiveness in the utilities market, and two of them — the GHC30 and NBT45-1 — will be shown at ICUEE for the first time.

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JLG Raises the Bar for Lift Equipment

CONEXPO show attendee tests out JLG’s Training Simulator.

JLG wowed the crowds at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 with the world's tallest articulating boom lift. They also showcased technological advancements such as SmartLoad attachment recognition, No Touch Enhanced Detection System and self-levelling chassis. 

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Ontario gets one of four new Genie field service representatives

Focusing on its commitment to provide excellent customer support and service, Genie has hired four new field service representatives in North America to represent the company - Victoria Bergsma, William Halfhill, Cory Baiz and Bart Fongers. Twenty-six Genie product support field technicians are now strategically located throughout the United States and Canada, providing assistance to our customers.

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Four new models of Merlo telehandlers

The Merlo Turbofarmer range of telehandlers from Manulift is made up of four models: TF35.7, TF33.9, TF30.9 and TF33.7. These telehandlers are equipped with a Deutz TCD Tier 4 Final engine generating 115 or 122 hp. A new engine hood has an air suction point well above ground for maximum protection against dust. A Fan Drive system allows users to change the rotation direction of the fan to help clean the radiator. A patented Class 1 hydrostatic transmission maximizes performance.

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Kramer, John Deere pair in strategic alliance for agricultural market

Kramer-Werke GmbH, a Wacker Neuson SE company, and John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, a member of the Deere & Company group, USA, have agreed to form a strategic alliance focusing on the sale of Kramer-branded material handling equipment for the agricultural market. The aim of the agreement is to build a long-term collaboration between the companies. The alliance is subject to approval from the relevant anti-trust authorities.

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Wacker Neuson adds a new ground-engaging telehandler to its growing line of material handling equipment

Wacker Neuson is expanding its telehandler line with the addition of the TH627. The TH627 is the second model in the manufacturer’s line to offer a unique ground-engaging telehandler that is a versatile three-in-one machine concept. Designed with a hydraulic universal attachment plate (SSL), the TH627 can be used with ground-engaging attachments and work like a (1) wheel loader to dig and carry, (2) a skid steer with a compact foot print capable of using multiple attachments and (3) a telehandler with a lift height of 18-feet, 7-inches and 5,500 pounds lifting capacity.

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