Northland JCB

Alta Enterprises LLC dba Alta Equipment Co. , (Alta) has completed its acquisition of Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc. (NITCO) and its construction equipment group Northland JCB. NITCO and Northland JCB will operate as wholly owned subsidiaries of Alta, with Alan Hammersley continuing as president and CEO of NITCO and Northland JCB now reporting to Ryan Greenawalt, president and CEO of Alta The acquisition of NITCO, previously announced on March 6, will provide Alta with six branch locations in five states in the New England market.

Northland JCB welcomed its newest territory manager, Bill Alexander. Alexander comes to Northland with seven years of industry experience with a heavy equipment rental company. Starting in customer service, he worked his way through the ranks to become service manager at his previous employer.

Alta Enterprises, LLC dba Alta Equipment Co. , (Alta) has entered into an agreement to purchase Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc. (NITCO). The acquisition will expand Alta's business into the New England market, adding full service materials handling sales operations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.

Northland JCB's newest sales rep is Floyd Loyer. Loyer has worked as a tech in a light/medium duty truck dealership, a specialty automotive and truck center, and then spent the last 17 years as an outside salesman/onsite technical support specialist for a large water systems distributor.

Dennis Travers has joined the Northland JCB sales team. Travers formerly handled sales for Stanley Black & Decker as a territory manager for its healthcare division. He will be serving both Norfolk and Worcester counties in Massachusetts. "Dennis is a terrific team player and a great leader when called upon.

Dan Purdie is the latest to join the Northland JCB sales team. Purdie, who has 12 years of construction experience, will be covering Hartford, Litchfield, New London, and Tolland counties in Connecticut as well as Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties in Massachusetts.

Brian Murray has joined the Northland JCB team. Murray spent many years in the auto industry where he specialized in light duty, heavy duty and commercial trucks. Murray's territory covers a large swath of Connecticut including Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Tolland counties.

On Oct. 23, 2018, Northland JCB held an open house and customer appreciation day at its Wilmington, Mass., location. On display was the complete line of JCB construction equipment, as well as various other municipal machines currently offered by Northland JCB.

A volunteer work project through the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association (MELNA) took place in August at Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS). The goal was to add improvements to some of the school's programs, including those involving culinary and landscaping skills.

GCS Group Services Inc. in Newbury, Mass., focuses on high-quality services dealing with landscape, landscape design, construction and stone management for New England. The company has been in business for nine years. Co-owner Fred Guimaraes describes himself as a “dreamy type of person.” When he came into the United States and started working at a Burger King, he didn't speak English, but started to learn when he met his wife.

Northland JCB held an official grand opening May 18 of its Concord, N.H., facility. Construction contractors, landscapers, tree and nursery contractors and municipal workers attended the event that featured not only the new facility, but also an array of JCB equipment, along with Avant mini-loaders and Vibroscreen screeners.