Wisconsin

Rock Machinery Co. , a field distributor offering equipment, parts, service and rentals, has opened a new facility in Allenton, Wis. Located at 7675 Pamperin Way, the 15,000 sq. ft. building sits on 10 acres. A new office, service bay and 8,000 sq. ft.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's (WisDOT) WIS 23 Expansion, a considerable investment that covers the highway from Plymouth to Fond du Lac, is divided into three sections — two rural and one urban — and last May, Relyco Inc. began construction on the first rural section.

Local governments will receive quarterly payments totaling $99,147,647 for General Transportation Aids (GTA), Connecting Highway Aids and Expressway Policing Aids from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). For calendar year 2020, local governments will receive an estimated $521 million in financial assistance to support transportation related projects.

For the second time since 1984, Brooks Tractor's Milwaukee location underwent an expansion. The space has opened just in time for the company, with six locations across Wisconsin, to celebrate its 75th Anniversary, later this year. This renovation added 7,300 sq.

Deutz Corporation announced two recent changes to its North American distributor network. Hamilton Engine of Portland, Ore., has been acquired by Palmer Johnson Power Systems of Sun Prairie, Wisc. The new company, now known as Hamilton Engine, a Palmer Johnson Company, will now cover not just the state of Oregon, but also the western half of Washington and Alaska.

Shawn Abler has been climbing and cutting trees for almost his entire life. But it's only lately that, when he and his brother Travis go to work, they draw a crowd. "We usually have people coming to watch us work every day," he said. And he understands the attraction.

Felling Trailers Inc. conducted its seventh annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization: Children's Cancer Research Fund (CCRF). A bid of $4,500 won the online auction that closed on Oct. 5th, 2019.

Heavy construction and forestry equipment, trucks, trailers and much more were on the block at Nitke Auctions' 54th Annual fall sale. The auction was held Oct. 25 and 26 at the Nitke Auction Center in Wausau, Wis. In total,1,283 in-person bidders and 2,021 online bidders participated in the auction and chose from thousands of items during the two-day sale, including dozers, skid steers, lifts, heavy trucks, air compressors, vintage tillage/planting equipment, attachments and more.

PIRTEK Madison, which began as a mobile-only location two years ago, has opened a full Service and Supply Center to better address the needs of its growing customer base. The franchise opened in Wisconsin's capital under PIRTEK USA's Tier 2 program, a mobile-only option that enables business owners to start up a PIRTEK at a lower initial cost.

JLG Industries Inc. , an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, recently honored C.D. Smith Construction Inc. as a winner in the JLG "Crews Across America" sweepstakes. The Milwaukee-based construction company is one of several businesses being honored this year as JLG celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Asphalt Materials Inc. , a leader in the asphalt industry, announced that it has acquired the Wisconsin based asphalt companies, HG Meigs and Meigs Transport. The acquisition allows Asphalt Materials Inc. to expand its capabilities and reach within the Midwestern market.