Business

Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

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Given the rapid increase in Internet usage and the growing number of handheld devices in use, it’s not surprising that fiber-optic networks are becoming inadequate. This was especially true for Jackson, Wyo., an area that welcomes millions of outdoor enthusiasts each year who come equipped with smartphones, tablets and other electronics ideal for travel.

Small but Mighty

Small but Mighty

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What type of vehicle offers fuel efficiency, compact size, load-carrying capability, the flexibility of optional attachments and the ability to easily travel both on- and off-road? The answer is a utility terrain vehicle. Because of that unique combination of features, utility terrain vehicles, or UTVs, are growing in popularity across a broad spectrum of industries and occupations.

IMT Announces New Distributor in Pennsylvania

IMT Announces New Distributor in Pennsylvania

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Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corp. company, is pleased to announce that National Truck Body Solutions, based in Greencastle, Pa., has extended its product offering by becoming a distributor of IMT products. National Truck Body Solutions will serve IMT customers in the western halves of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, as well as eastern West Virginia.

The Big Show

The Big Show

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We came. We saw. We conquered. bauma is the largest construction equipment tradeshow in the world and this year’s event did not disappoint. bauma 2013 welcomed an impressive 530,000 visitors from more than 200 countries to the Messe München exhibition center April 15-21 in Germany.

Ready to Lead

Ready to Lead

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At the NUCA Convention in February, the association swore in a new Chairman of the Board, passing the leadership torch from Ryan Schmitt to Florentino Gregorio. Gregorio, a 30-plus-year industry veteran is ready to serve NUCA and make the association an even more valuable asset to its members.

The Complete Picture of Equipment Cost Management

The Complete Picture of Equipment Cost Management

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When contractors invest in heavy equipment, they typically make an assumption regarding the expected life of the equipment. Then they work to manage costs throughout that expected lifespan. Most of the data they gather — fuel consumption, idle time, repair costs, etc. — are aimed at tracking and controlling operating costs, and most of the software they use is focused on this objective.

Just Moved

Just Moved

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Foundation Software, developer of FOUNDATION for Windows construction accounting, project management and scheduling software, is growing at a rapid rate and has recently left its headquarters in Brunswick, Ohio, and moved into a bigger, state-of-the-art corporate campus in Strongsville, Ohio, on April 1.

Wacker Neuson Presents 2012 Technician of the Year Award

Wacker Neuson Presents 2012 Technician of the Year Award

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Wacker Neuson, a global manufacturer of light and compact equipment, has presented its first annual Technician of the Year Award for 2012. The award is designed to acknowledge dealer technicians who take ownership and pride in supporting the Wacker Neuson brand. Nick Pearcy, Logan Contractors Supply, Olathe, Kan., is the first dealer technician to receive Wacker Neuson’s Technician of the Year Award.

Terex Launches New E-Literature App

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Accessing information about Terex machines has never been easier following the launch of the equipment manufacturer’s new application “Terex eLiterature” (eLit). Available to download free on iPads and iPhones via the Apple store, Terex eLit allows users to effortlessly view up-to-date specification sheets and brochures for every Terex product at the touch of a button.