If you asked Michael Hitchcock, owner of Hitchcock Scrap Yard Inc. , how far he thought his company would grow roughly 40 years after investing in it, chances are he would have told you he had no idea.
"I was just finishing up my service in the Vietnam War, and I knew nothing about the scrap business before I got into it with my grandfather," he said.
Brokk, a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers specialized, high-heat options, ideal for processing applications. These features are available as part of Brokk's customization during initial purchase or afterwards through the manufacturer's repair and refurbishment services.
One might be surprised to know a 25-acre recycling yard in an industrial area of Wilmington, N.C., filled with big equipment processing giant piles of old trees and vegetation, also is a model of neatness and efficiency.
In the case of Wilmington's American Property Experts (APE), all the equipment not in use at the recycling business is clean and lined up perfectly.
McCloskey International has introduced a new feeder stacker to its lineup: the SF50.
Versatile in its use across industries, the SF50 feeder stackers facilitates the handling and stockpiling of materials including, but not limited to, aggregates, coal, C&D waste, sand and gravel, topsoil and compost.
In 2006, Garrett and Bill Griffin took a big leap of faith and, with some financial backing from their parents, started Griffin Brothers Excavation LLC.
The first few years were tough. Small homeowner projects such as septic systems and other residential type work was all that seemed to be available to them.
Screening and crushing industry manufacturer McCloskey International welcomed equipment dealer Berry Tractor to its global network of distributors. The company will serve the Kansas and western Missouri markets in the United States.
Berry Tractor & Equipment was founded in 1957 and is a division of Berry Companies Inc.
As one of Kentucky's leading suppliers of Ag lime, crushed stone, aggregate and gravel, the Allen Company has been serving Clark, Fayette, Woodford, Jessamine, Garrard, Lincoln, Boyle, Jackson and Madison counties since opening its Boonesboro Quarry in 1939.
The world's largest purpose-built material handler, a 460-ton giant unveiled at bauma 2019, recently joined the ranks of working port machines. The Sennebogen 895 E-Series Hybrid was commissioned in October for the Tosyali Holdings fleet, at the Mediterranean port of Iskenderun, Turkey.
After 22 years hauling and producing residential- and commercial-use mulch, Kirk Strickland knows what one efficient and essential piece of machinery can do for his company's success.
He owns North Carolina Mulch Inc. , a family-run enterprise in Middlesex, just to the east of Raleigh.
Twenty-nine years ago, in 1991, Phil Marini decided to venture out on his own and start his own paving and masonry company in the New Haven and Fairfield counties of Connecticut.
With not much more than a wheelbarrow and a shovel to start with, he built a reputation for hard work and integrity, and today P & S Paving, which is headquartered in Seymour, Conn., employs more than 40 people.
In early 2020, Anton Sedlmaier GmbH, from Starnberg in Bavaria, decided to purchase the 33 ton (30-t) Rockster R1000S impact crusher. The first location is a large-scale project in the center of Tutzing, where a 6-story Roche Group company building was razed to the ground.