LBX Company LLC announced the addition of ESSCO Truck & Equipment as the dealer for Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, material handlers and parts in New York City and New Jersey. ESSCO has locations in Staten Island, N.Y. and Farmingdale, N.J. The Staten Island location is at 20 Kinsey Place.

LBX Company announced that the Link-Belt 245 X4 Spin Ace has won the EquipmentWatch 2020 Highest Retained Value Award in the Excavator Crawler Medium (21.1-50.0 MT) category. Winners were announced March 10 at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020. The Link-Belt 245 X4 Spin Ace excavator is built to exceed expectations, according to the manufacturer.

Jay Shafer of Shafer Equipment Company, Sparks, Nev., placed the winning bid of $145,000 to claim a Linkā€Belt 145 X4 Spin Ace hydraulic excavator. The auction was held March 12, 2020, during the ConExpo-Con/AGG construction equipment show in Las Vegas, NV.

After six years of doing business in Pennsylvania, CRW Corp. (CRW) announced the addition of an earth moving division to its Carlisle, Pa., branch. CRW signed a contract to represent Link-Belt Excavators (LBX Co.) for 19 counties surrounding its facility in south central Pennsylvania.

Link-Belt's LSG Series scrap grapples and LCG Series contractor handling grapples are designed for scrap handling, construction and demolition sorting, and bulk material handling. LSG Series Work Tools LSG Series scrap grapple The Link-Belt scrap grapple is a low-maintenance, high-capacity orange peel grapple designed for high volume scrap yard processing.

LBX Company LLC announced the addition of CRW Corp. as the dealer for Link-Belt hydraulic excavators and parts in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Carlisle branch is located at 7096 Carlisle Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015, (717) 795-0700. This location will serve the following counties in Pennsylvania: Adams, Centre, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union and York.

LBX has received the AED Foundation Champion Award, presented by the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) on Jan. 14. Presented since 2017, the award is in recognition of distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider who has offered significant contributions to the workforce goals of The AED Foundation.

LBX will display a range of Link-Belt hydraulic excavators and material handlers at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020, along with new work tools, progressive technology offerings and innovative jobsite solutions aimed at making customers' jobs easier, safer and more productive.

LBX Company — the proud maker of Link-Belt excavators — is located in Lexington, Ky. Link-Belt machines are purpose-built for the forestry, scrap and material handling industries. The Link-Belt brand name dates back to 1874 and is synonymous with innovative designs that incorporate the highest quality and best product support in the industry.

Throughout the month of February, the American Heart Association (AHA) is asking the nation to rally together and donate for all the reasons that make life precious. For the fourth year in a row, LBX Company, Lexington, Ky., will support the Life is Why We Give campaign by giving $500 to the AHA for every Link-Belt excavator, forestry machine or material handler retailed in February in North America.

Since 2006 the Town of German Flatts, N.Y., has seen what used to be referred to as "100-year floods" at least three times, the worst of these occurring in 2006 and 2013. Most of the flood damage was caused by the Fulmer Creek, which flows into the Mohawk River, as well as flooding from the Mohawk River itself.