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NTEA Forms Fleet Advisory Council

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announced the formation of the Fleet Advisory Council, composed of innovative and forward-thinking fleet leaders who will provide perspective and guidance on Association resources for the work truck community....


Astec Announces Expanded Distribution With Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

Astec Industries announced that Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its distribution to include Astec brands Roadtec and Peterson in increased territories and regions. RMS is a dealer of Astec brands KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens....


Buyers Products Appoints Mike Miller New Director of Engineering

Buyers Products, a manufacturer of work truck equipment, appointed Mike Miller as its new director of engineering. Scott Moorman, the previous director of the engineering department, will stay with the company as director of snow and ice....


Yellowhouse Promotes Kritser to Sr. Veep, Director of Sales

Yellowhouse Machinery recently announced the promotion of John (Bub) Kritser, Jr. to senior vice president and director of sales, according to a news release. Kritser most recently served as division sales manager in Tulsa, Okla., for Yellowhouse's Oklahoma dealerships before returning home to Amarillo, Texas, with his wife, Kelly, and their 4-year-old son, John (Trip) Kritser III....


Karen Wuerfl Joins Tenna's Advisory Board of Directors

Tenna, a construction technology platform, announced the addition of Karen Wuerfl to the advisory board of directors. Wuerfl is a senior operations/technology executive and leader who has spent her entire career in the construction industry....


LiuGong North America Appoints EFR Material-Handling Equipment Dealer in New Jersey

LiuGong North America has announced the appointment of EFR Corporation, known locally as "the Forklift People" and located in Somerset, N.J., as its material-handling dealer. Electric Forklift Repair was incorporated in 1987 as a one-man shop, and the company grew to sell and rent a full range of material-handling equipment....


SITECH Technology Distributors Established in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Trimble announced that SITECH technology distributors have been established to serve civil construction contractors in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The territory once served by SITECH Mid-Atlantic has been reorganized into SITECH Chesapeake, SITECH Horizon, SITECH Palmetto and SITECH Precision....


Deutz Appoints Prewoznik, Anderson to Sales Positions

James Prewoznik and Damon Anderson have joined Deutz Corporation as new sales managers for the western and southeastern regions of the United States, respectively. Prewoznik joins Deutz Corporation as a regional business manager responsible for leading the company's sales efforts in its western region which encompasses the western United States and Canada....


CK Power Acquires Crawler Carrier Manufacturer Terramac

CK Power, a manufacturer, distributor and service provider of power generation and off-highway mobile power solutions, acquired Terramac effective Jan. 1, 2021. Terramac is a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers....


Monroe Truck Equipment Acquires Southern Coach Commercial

Monroe Truck Equipment announced the strategic acquisition of Southern Coach Commercial and Custom Vehicle Upfitting in Kernersville, N.C. The acquisition is founded on many congruences between the two companies....