National Crane

Runnion Equipment Company is growing its product line by expanding its Knapheide body offerings. Runnion Equipment has been utilizing Knapheide bodies for its National Crane boom trucks and Palfinger knucklebooms for many years. Now, with its recent expansion, it has the room and capability to expand into the sales and upfitting of service/utility bodies and dump bodies – as supplied by Knapheide.

CraneWorks CEO Keith Ayers visited with Manitowoc Cranes at ConExpo 2020 to celebrate his company's renewed commitment to National Crane boom trucks. The Houston, Texas-based company is one of the fastest growing in the lifting industry, utilizing many National Crane models in a fleet that has offices in Kansas, Florida, Colorado, California, New Jersey and Canada.

CraneWorks, a Houston, Texas-based crane rental company, has made a significant investment in the size and reach of its fleet with the purchase of several new National Crane boom trucks. The company has already received new NBT60L units and additional units, which include a mix of NBT55L and NBT45-142 boom trucks, will arrive from February onwards.

For more than 40 years, Layton's Tree service has been one of the premier tree maintenance and removal companies in the Southeast. For much of this period, its most important tool has been a National Crane boom truck. Layton Holsinger, founder and president of the Davidson, N.C.

Manitowoc Cranes will return to ConExpo in 2020 to unveil six new cranes to the lifting market. In addition to these, four other crane models that were introduced in 2018 and 2019 also will be on display at the company's booth, with several making their North American debuts.

Stephenson Equipment Inc. (SEI), a Harrisburg, Pa.-based National Crane dealer, took delivery of its fourth new NTC55L boom truck at the 2019 International Construction and Utility Exposition (ICUEE). According to Darin D'Ascanio, territory manager of SEI, the new crane will be attractive to customers in many different segments, including utility work, tree care and crane rental.

ALT Sales Corp. , a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has earned Elite Dealer status from National Crane by Manitowoc. It's a prestigious designation, one that has been earned by just two dozen other dealers throughout all of North America. The honored status recognizes the hard work of ALT Sales Corp.

The Manitowoc Company has launched the NBT60L, the latest addition to its National Crane boom truck product line. This 60 ton product offering now features the longest boom length in its tonnage class with 151 ft. (46 m) of main boom and a maximum main boom height of 161 ft.

Walter Payton Power Equipment (WPPE) has completed construction of a new facility in Lebanon, Ind., just south of its previous Lebanon location. The new location is on 4 acres of land, making it the largest dedicated crane repair facility in Indiana and Kentucky.

Wood's CRW has appointed Marc Varricchione as its sales manager of the crane and lifting division. Varricchione started with the company in 2001 as territory manager of northern New England. In 2010 his role was expanded to product manager of the National Crane product line.

Grove and Strongco celebrated 60 years of doing business together during a special ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. Strongco is a Grove, Manitowoc and National Crane dealer that has a strong presence in selling, renting and servicing equipment across Canada.