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J&J Truck Equipment Named Top Auto Crane Distributor

Wed May 24, 2000 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

J&J Truck Equipment, a division of Somerset Welding and Steel Inc., recently announced that it has been named the top distributor of Auto Crane service bodies, cranes, and compressors by the Auto Crane Company. The Presidential Award for outstanding achievement was given in recognition of J&J Truck Equipment’s excellence in sales for 1999.

The award was presented by Alan Marsh, regional sales manager of the Auto Crane Company. “We are happy to recognize J&J Truck Equipment as our top distributor in North America for 1999. Their commitment and hard work is demonstrated by their outstanding sales efforts on behalf of our company,” Marsh said. S. William Riggs, president of Somerset Welding & Steel and J&J Truck Equipment’s sales staff, Bob Hall, Chuck Jefferson, Mike Long, Carol Corbett, and Jim Weir accepted the award during a recent ceremony at J&J Truck Equipment’s facility. “We are pleased with our strategic partnership with the Auto Crane Company and look forward to continued growth and success in the future,” said Riggs.

J&J Truck Equipment manufactures and distributes sophisticated industrial truck equipment to the construction, commercial and retail trucking industries, and to heavy equipment dealers. The company offers customers the latest technology in field service cranes and crane bodies, air or hydraulic operated lubrication service units, hydraulic systems, service bodies, and flat beds. In addition, its service and repair department provides specialized custom welding and fabrication (including steel, aluminum and stainless steel), dump and trailer body repair and painting and a variety of other services.

Founded in 1958, Somerset Welding & Steel Inc. also operates J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers, a leading manufacturer of truck bodies and trailers specializing in dump bodies for light chassis and heavy-duty trailers for rock hauling or demolition and excavation work. It also manufactures walking floor refuse trailers, tippers, and push outs for the waste hauling industry. Somerset Welding & Steel is an ISO 9001 certified company serving clients worldwide.

For more information, contact J&J Equipment at 814/443-1691 or visit

This story also appears on Crane Equipment Guide.

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