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Seasoned PIRTEK Owner Opens Brand's 100th Franchise

A growing customer base has prompted PIRTEK franchisees, Tom and Julie Fechter to open their second hydraulic and industrial hose service and supply center in Wisconsin. The new store, PIRTEK Racine, marks a significant milestone — it is the 100th franchise to sign on with PIRTEK USA in the United States....


Case Supports 13th Annual Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ

Case Construction Equipment donated the use of an SV280B skid steer to Victory Garden Initiative's 13th Annual Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ. Volunteers built 385 garden beds and filled an additional 200 beds with fresh soil all within 29 days....


Alex Lyon & Son Conducts Auction Event in Racine, Wisconsin

Alex Lyon & Son hosted customers for a one-day, two-auction event at its auction facility in Racine, Wis. This live, in-person sale consisted of late-model construction equipment following the completion of a large job in the area....


Brooks Breaks Ground in Sparta, Wisconsin

The Brooks family, representatives of Nikolai Construction, officials of the city of Sparta, Wis., and a John Deere 160G excavator were on hand as Brooks Tractor broke ground on its seventh facility on April 28....


Partnership Leads to Advances in Concrete Mixing Technology

Cemen Tech has signed Aring Equipment Company Inc. (Aring) as the exclusive dealer of Cemen Tech volumetric concrete mixers in the state of Wisconsin. Aring has traditionally focused its paving product inventory on asphalt equipment....


Wisconsin DOT Issues $99M to State Municipalities for Transportation Aid

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently issued more than $99 million to municipalities across the state to support a variety of local transportation projects — money that comprises second quarter General Transportation, Connecting Highway and Expressway Policing Aids payments for 2021....


RB Scott Joins Atlas Copco Power Technique Dealer Network

Atlas Copco Power Technique has welcomed RB Scott as a dealer, effective immediately. Based out of Eau Claire, Wis., RB Scott will provide rental, sales, service and distribution of Atlas Copco diesel and electric dewatering pumps to end users throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and South Dakota....


Grove GHC130 Provides Terra Engineering & Construction With Strength, Precision in Ecologically Sensitive Job

Wisconsin-based Terra Engineering & Construction's website proudly proclaims that the company actively "seeks out the difficult watercourse projects that may discourage other contractors" — and while this is largely due to Terra's skilled workforce and years of experience in that sector, having access to a Grove GHC130 telescopic crawler crane also proved crucial in helping it meet the strict deadline imposed on one of its most recent environmentally sensitive projects....


Wisconsin DOT Grants Support $300M Komatsu Campus

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is providing two Transportation Economic Assistance or TEA grants worth a combined $1.7 million for road and railroad projects supporting a $300 million manufacturing and headquarters facility Komatsu Mining Corp....


Manitex Names Giuffre Brothers Cranes 'Number One Selling Dealer of 2020'

Milwaukee-based Giuffre Brothers Cranes Inc. has been named Manitex International's "Number One Selling Dealer for 2020." The award honors Manitex International's top dealer who sells the greatest number of cranes during the calendar year....







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