Aspen Equipment's Iowa Territory Manager, Tom Nugent, will now be representing the PAL Pro line of mechanic trucks throughout Iowa. Nugent has been selling construction equipment for more than 30 years. "With Tom's unsurpassed industry experience and market knowledge, adding the PAL Pro line just makes sense," said Todd Foster, president of Aspen Equipment.

Palfinger USA LLC has announced the appointment of its newest PAL Pro regional sales manager, Jack Coleman, who will cover the states of Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia. Coleman brings more than 20 years of experience in the truck equipment industry.

Palfinger's assistance systems MEXT and WEIGH integrate mechanical extensions into the overload protection system and weigh loads directly on the crane to further increase efficiency. Both functions can be easily activated by the crane operator via the radio remote control PALcom P7.

Palfinger announced that its wholly-owned distribution, PalFleet Truck Equipment Company LLC (PalFleet), will discontinue the name PalFleet and will continue operations as Palfinger USA LLC. Following the 2008 acquisition of Omaha Standard LLC, PalFleet formed in 2010 by integrating the Palfinger Group's Tiffin Loader Crane Co.

Omaha Standard Palfinger has released its newest mechanics body, the PAL Pro 20. Accommodating service cranes up to 20,000 ft. lbs. of lifting capacity, the reinforced PAL Pro 20 mechanics body is designed to maximize field performance in both on and off-road applications.

Effective March 31, 2018, Mark Woody – VP Sales and Marketing Americas and president of Palfinger Inc. – will be retiring after 25 years of service. Woody joined Palfinger Inc. in 1993, when the Niagara Falls facility held approximately 11 employees.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (March 30, 2017)—Aspen Equipment announced today that it has become an authorized sales and service provider for the PALFINGER line of PAL Pro Mechanics Bodies and PSC Service Cranes in Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska. True crane bodies designed for mobile heavy equipment service providers, PAL Pro Mechanics Trucks are built specifically to handle forces applied by the crane.

The Palfinger Group announced a purchase agreement was executed with the Reading Truck Group to transfer the service body distribution and upfitting business at four locations. Reading Truck Group will assume the customer commitments and specified assets at four PalFleet sites: Council Bluffs, Iowa; Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee.

Lennart Brelin (MBA) has been appointed President of the consolidated Americas Region, reporting to the Executive Board of PALFINGER AG. Business Area North America remains led by VP Mark Woody and Business Area South America by VP Ingo Erhardt, who will both report to Brelin moving forward.