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XL Specialized Trailers is planning a $6 to $7 million expansion to its headquarters in Manchester, Iowa. The expansion will increase production capacity by more than 30 percent. The new development, which will be under way at the end of 2020 or early 2021, will add roughly 55,000 sq.

Exodus Machines announced an organization name change to Exodus Global to reflect its expanding manufacturing operations. Exodus Global is a privately held, local family business that includes a group of companies — ShearCore, BladeCore, OilQuickUSA and Connect Work Tools.

Canvas, a construction robotics startup that is building the future in bold new ways, announced its public launch and disclosed its participation in a number of high-profile projects as part of multi-year partnerships with leading construction developers, as well as its local painters union.

Manitou Group presented Leavitt Machinery located in Langley, BC, with the Manitou 2019 Top Dealer Award for North America. This prestigious award is based on the overall sales performance, commitment and customer support of Manitou equipment. "It is an honor to once again congratulate Leavitt Machinery for another outstanding year in 2019," said David Chickowski, Manitou managing director - West.

Honnen Equipment Co. announced the appointment of Tim Stokes as the company's new director of customer and product support. Stokes will join the executive team and will have direct influence over the operations and strategies for all parts, service, and customer support teams' company wide.

Despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis and this year's economic downturn, Association of Equipment Manufacturers member CEOs are optimistic about their industry. In the third AEM member survey conducted since the pandemic started, 75 percent of respondents predict industry-wide revenue growth through October 2021.

Robert Tedesco, vice president of Gorilla Hammers, and Tom Rielly, sales manager of Genalco, have announced that Genalco Inc. will be promoting and distributing Gorilla Hydraulic Breaker's line of new hydraulic hammers, as well as multi make demolition tools and wear parts for breakers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the surrounding areas.

iBUILT, a new design-build-operate company powered by modern technology, officially launched Nov. 18 to transform the world's largest industry —construction. The new company is focused on solving the developer's pain points in the development process.

ioneer Ltd has signed a partnership with Caterpillar Inc. as its exclusive heavy equipment partner for the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Nevada. The equipment and services supplied by Caterpillar during the first five years of operation are valued at approximately $100 million.

Since launching its redesigned website over the summer, Premier Manufacturing has seen website traffic climb to record numbers. Site traffic is up six-fold, according to Premier Director of Marketing Steve Hansen. The spike in site traffic is attributed to new built-in search engine optimization and increased social media activity with content marketing and search engine AdWords.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) has hired Gavin Cole as sales manager of its Fort Worth, Abilene and Waco, Texas, locations. Cole brings more than 24 years of relevant experience in managing sales and dealer operations to the position, most recently serving as general manager of Briggs Equipment in Houston.