Ransome Cat

Don Swasing, COO of Schlouch Incorporated (“Schlouch”) of Blandon, Pa., and his team recently prepared for a piece of company history. To many, the official handoff of the company's new Cat 735 articulated dump truck purchased from Foley Incorporated of Piscataway, N.J., would be momentous enough: A new piece of equipment promises forward strides to a future filled with opportunities for companies excited to grow their foundations.

Effective Feb. 8, 2018, Foley, Inc. of Piscataway, N.J., acquired substantially all of the assets of Giles & Ransome, Inc., headquartered in Bensalem, Pa. This transaction was the result of a mutual agreement between both dealerships and Caterpillar.

Ransome CAT held a One Day Sale May 11 at its headquarters in Bensalem, Pa. Special pricing on a wide array of Caterpillar equipment, including skid steers, backhoes, dozers, compact loaders, mini-excavators and more, provided attendees an excellent opportunity to save money while adding to their fleets.

Ransome CAT of Bensalem, Pa., presented its second annual Frank Scott Memorial Service award to Paul Pacek and Frank Mattis. The award honors the memory of Frank I. Scott III, who was a dedicated Ransome CAT employee for 42 years, and is presented annually to one or more construction service department employees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to Ransome CAT and to its customers.

IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced details and new technology innovations for its upcoming Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. Following the record-breaking success of its 2016 Florida sale, this year's event will be held over five days in order to meet the needs of the dozens of featured Caterpillar dealers, leading OEMs, dealers, construction companies, rental companies, financial institutions, and other large fleet owners that have consigned equipment.

Ransome CAT has appointed Sheri Hocknell as power systems product support representative responsible for New Castle, Salem, Cumberland, Gloucester, Cape May and Atlantic counties. Hocknell has a commercial industrial background with more than 10 years experience in generator maintenance.

The Montgomery County Public Works Association held its Bi-Annual Trade Show Oct. 13 in Horsham Township, Pa. This event, sponsored by Municibid, marked the 50th anniversary of the association, which was founded in 1966 by Bill Stewart, who was in attendance and honored with a Pennsylvania State Legislature Proclamation and the PECO Crown Lights Award.

Ransome CAT held its regional sale and demo day on Aug. 18 at its Bear, Del., location. The dealership invited its guests to enjoy some great food and special pricing on skid steers, backhoes, compact track loaders, mini-hydraulic excavators, dozers, wheel loaders and Cat work tools.

Ransome Cat appointed John R. Piscitelli Jr. as the Power Systems product support representative responsible for Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and Burlington and Ocean counties in New Jersey. Piscitelli has been an employee of Ransome for 32 years, working his way up from a technician to a service manager to now a product support representative He holds several certifications from Caterpillar.

Ransome CAT announces the appointment of Hilary Weissman as Power Systems rental representative of Berks, Bucks, Burlington, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Ocean counties. In her role as Power Systems rental representative, Weissman will work closely with individuals responsible for the repair and upkeep of facilities, meeting and exceeding production goals, improving process efficiencies, achieving budgeted costs, and business owners looking to improve their profitability.

Ransome CAT held a One-Day Sale May 12 in Bensalem, Pa. At the event, customers could take advantage of special pricing on a wide selection of equipment and attachments, including skid steers, backhoes, compact track loaders, mini-excavators, dozers, wheel loaders, excavators, track loaders, scissor lifts, boom lifts and more.