Flagler Construction Equipment

Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a provider of industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealers in the United States, is expanding its territory into Florida. The Detroit, Mich.-based company has purchased the assets of Flagler Construction Equipment and will offer Volvo CE products and services from seven locations: Tampa, Orlando, Fort Meyers, Jacksonville, Lake City, Miami and Davie.

The I-4 Ultimate megaproject serves as a great example for where the future of transportation is headed globally. Its design and engineering is on the cutting edge of infrastructure development, and the support given to the project by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and its dealer Flagler Construction Equipment (Flagler) epitomizes the modern job site.

Walter Fontaine Joachim Jr., 70, of Springfield, Pa., died July 10, 2016. Born on Sept. 28, 1945, in Upper Darby, Pa., to the late Walter Fontaine Joachim and Margaret Russell Joachim, Mr. Joachim was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and Albright College.

Flagler Construction Equipment in Fort Myers, Fla., offers its customers the Volvo Certified Refurbishment Program, but has implemented some upgrades of its own in the quest to give new life to trucks and loaders. Volvo recommends a mid-life refurbishment prior to major component failure as the most economical option for machine owners in machine availability, cost control and residual value.

Volvo Construction Equipment recently hosted a trade review event at the new Flagler Construction Equipment LLC headquarters in Tampa, Fla. The event was held to introduce trade media representatives to its three newest products: the G-Series artic haulers (represented by the A40G); EC380E crawler excavator; and L150H/L180H/L220H large wheel loaders (represented by the L150H).

Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. (known as Lingong) continues to expand in North America, adding Flagler Construction Equipment as its newest dealer of SDLG wheel loaders. The company is based in Tampa, Fla., and will serve customers in the southeast.Alan Quinn, director of SDLG North America, said the addition of Flagler CE to the company’s growing network of experienced dealers will not only give customers in the region better access to SDLG wheel loaders, it will also provide them with expert guidance, support and service."We couldn’t have asked for a better SDLG dealer in Florida than Flagler CE," he said.

With the help of special guests Jack and Todd Hoffman from Discovery Channel’s hit TV show Gold Rush, Flagler Construction Equipment (Flagler CE) celebrated the completion of renovations to its headquarters, which also serves as the company’s Tampa, Fla., branch.

Flagler Construction Equipment recently announced the appointment of Alex Cottrill as branch manager of its Tampa branch. Cottrill brings with him 15 years of experience in the construction equipment industry selling equipment. In his new position he will be responsible for the operation of the Tampa branch and its 30 employees.

Flagler Construction Equipment’s Tampa branch recently hosted an equipment show. According to Alex Cottrill, branch manager, “We had a lot of equipment hit the yard at one time and we were only going to have it for a few days so we decided to have a show day where customers and potential customers could come in and see a lot of what Volvo has to offer.” On display for the day were a Blaw-Knox paver and sweeper, as well as Volvo loaders, track loaders, an excavator, an off-road truck, a loader backhoe and a motorgrader.

Flagler Construction Equipment recently hired Bill Cannon as its north Florida region manager operating from its Jacksonville, Fla. branch. Cannon brings with him more than 33 years of experience in the heavy construction equipment and rental industry.

Opportunity recently came knocking for Flagler Construction Equipment, and it has a new facility to show for it. Flagler’s new facility, located at 9601 Boggy Creek Road, on the south side of Orlando, represents the full line of Volvo construction and paving equipment, as well as Champion and Mauldin equipment.