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Despite challenging market conditions, interest in Engcon's products in North America continues to grow. Inquiries increased after a very successful participation at ConExpo, leading Engcon North America (Engcon NA) to move to new, larger premises to meet the demands of the business.

From building its first hydraulic excavator to manufacturing technologically advanced equipment today, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. is proud to celebrate 70 years of innovation. For Hitachi, this year marks more than just the beginning of a new decade.

The Association of Equipment Distributors has compiled a report that may just revolutionize the American heavy equipment rental industry as it examines management practices and provides granular benchmarking data for this important industry segment. Available this fall, AED's 2020 Cost of Doing Business Report and Annual Rental Report will be packaged with a white paper written by Richard Stewart, an independent consultant who conducted the research and compiled and analyzed the data.

Jerry Tracey, president of Tracey Road Equipment, announced his company has been named the exclusive dealer of KPI-JCI aggregate equipment and Astec Mobile Screens for all of New York State (excluding the New York metropolitan area). KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens are among the best-known brands in the aggregate industry today with more than 100 years of experience in designing, building and manufacturing some of the world's most innovative equipment.

Equipment East has a new location, south of Boston, coming soon. The new facility will include sales, rental, service and parts, and will represent Doosan, Wacker Neuson, Yanmar, Multihog, LiuGong, Felling Trailers, Gorman Rupp pumps, Multiquip, Ramfos and EE-branded hydraulic hammers, buckets and other attachments.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) has hired Robert Perkins as a paving and compaction specialist for its road construction and minerals division. Perkins brings nearly two decades of experience related to both the heavy highway construction and heavy equipment industries to the position.

Corey Mozey has been appointed to the position of regional sales manager — Terex rough terrain cranes and Franna Pick & Carry Cranes based in Colorado. Mozey will assume responsibility for the existing distribution partners in the western states and at the same time seek to appoint new ones where required.

Mack Trucks has turned over the keys to its highly anticipated LR Electric demonstration model to New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) officials, who will put it through rigorous, real-world trials. "Mack Trucks is proud to deliver to DSNY their first fully electric refuse vehicle, the Mack LR Electric, so it can begin its in-service trial in their demanding application," said Jonathan Randall, Mack Trucks senior vice president of North American sales and commercial operations.

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) embarked on a 10-day multi-city bus tour to visit equipment dealers across the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and the West. Stops also included two in Illinois and one in St. Louis. The purpose of the tour is to highlight the critical need for federal infrastructure legislation.

Mack Trucks' all-new Mack MD Series of medium-duty vehicles is now in full production at Mack's new Roanoke Valley Operations (RVO) facility in the Roanoke Valley, Va. "Mack Trucks is very proud of the dedication of the RVO team, who worked tirelessly to begin full production amidst the challenges of COVID-19," said Martin Weissburg, president of Mack Trucks.

The transportation construction industry anticipates the one-year extension of the FAST Act surface transportation authorization, which is set to expire at the end of September. Passage of the extension looks likely after Congress reached a tentative agreement on Sept.