Aspen Equipment Company

For more than four decades, Minnesota-based Aspen Equipment Co. has catered to the needs of the railroad maintenance business through the production, service and rental of railroad truck equipment to customers spanning the United States and Canada, including Class 1, transit, short-line and rail contractors.

Hennepin County Public Health hosted the Wellness by Design Award ceremony at the Maple Grove Community Center on Nov. 7. Seventy-six organizations in Hennepin County, including Aspen Equipment, were in attendance. Organizations were recognized for making employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness initiatives.

Aspen Equipment's Iowa Territory Manager, Tom Nugent, will now be representing the PAL Pro line of mechanic trucks throughout Iowa. Nugent has been selling construction equipment for more than 30 years. "With Tom's unsurpassed industry experience and market knowledge, adding the PAL Pro line just makes sense," said Todd Foster, president of Aspen Equipment.

Staying true to the company's mission of helping people succeed, Aspen Equipment added a third field service truck to its Davenport, Iowa, fleet, allowing the company to better serve customers in the Quad Cities area. Aspen's professional service tech experts are factory trained with the most advanced technologies in the business, so most service requests can be resolved with one call, according to the company.

Aspen Equipment announced it now offers field and bay services for construction equipment in Davenport, Iowa. Aspen also has hired a staff of seasoned technicians who work on virtually all types construction equipment including cranes, air compressors, hi-rail trucks, aerials, lifts, snow and ice control equipment and more.

Aspen Equipment announced a new business relationship with Groupe Bibeau Inc., manufacturer of Bibeau dump bodies. Aspen Equipment intends to stock bodies while offering complete parts, service and installation to customers. The reputation that the Bibeau dump bodies have gained and maintained in the construction/demolition segments of the industry will help Aspen Equipment to expand in these fields, according to the company.

Aspen Equipment Co. announced the promotion of Doug Sebastian to vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, Aspen Equipment hired Sebastian as the branch manager of its Des Moines, Iowa, location to oversee day-to-day operations and expand Aspen’s presence in the local market.

Aspen Equipment Co. announced the release of its new Aspen Drive System, which is a non-mechanical, self-propel drive system that interfaces with OEM chassis software and hardware for easier operation and increased safety and efficiency over traditional mechanical systems.

Aspen Equipment Co. is announcing the promotion of Doug Sebastian to vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, Aspen Equipment hired Sebastian as the branch manager for its Des Moines, Iowa location to oversee day-to-day operations and expand Aspen’s presence in the local market.

Aspen Equipment moved from its previously leased building to a newly built facility in December. The more than 20,000-sq.-ft. truck equipment installation and service facility features a dozen 50- to 60-ft. long and 20-ft. wide bays. Each bay is served by up to two 7.5 ton overhead hoists to accommodate the heaviest picks and expedite crane service and installation opportunities.

Aspen Equipment has been appointed as the Manitowoc, Grove and Yard Boss crane dealer for Iowa, Nebraska, and western Illinois. Aspen has represented the National Crane product for more than 25 years and has now added the other Manitowoc world class products to its portfolio.