King of Prussia Equipment Hosts Schwing America School

Mon December 29, 2014 - Northeast Edition

Students gather around the machinery during the class.
Students gather around the machinery during the class.
Students gather around the machinery during the class. An instructor points out the inner workings to a student. Major topics covered were proper maintenance and servicing. Mechanics/operators for eight companies attended the school.

On Dec. 6, 2014, King of Prussia Equipment Corp. in King of Prussia, Pa., held a one-day complimentary service school for Schwing America SP (statioinary concrete pumps).

Mark Davenport, a Schwing serice technician conducted the class.

Ten mechanics/operators from eight conpanies based out of New Jersey and Pennsylvania attended the school, held at King of Prussia Corp’s facility.

Students were instructed via a slide show and through individual service manuals in a classroom-type setting. Major topics covered were proper maintenance and servicing of all Schwing SP model pumps. A Schwing SP 305 and SP 500 model pump were available for hands-on training for the school. The school ended with a question and answer period.

Coffee, donuts and shirts as well as lunch were provided by King of Prussia Equipment Corp. Schwing America provided service manuals and hats.

King of Prussia Equipment Corp. has been a concrete equipment distributor in the tri-state area since 1980. Major manufacturers represented in addition to Schwing America are Multiquip-Whiteman, Husqvarna-Soff-cut, Conforms, Benner-Nawman, Wyco, Bartell-Morrison, Camlever, Vibco, Allen Engineering, Powerblanket, M-B-W, Soft Ride Racks and Loop Belt Industries.

King of Prussia Equipment provides annual service seminars of the manufacturers it represents. King of Prussia equipment not only sells equipment, but sells parts, accessories, does service/repairs and has a large invetory of concrete equipment available for rentals.

Schwing America Inc., White Bear, Minn., is a leading manufacturer of truck mounted concrete boom pumps, stationary concrete/grout/shotcrete pumps, ready-mix trucks and industrial/environmental systems.

Upon completioin of the seminar Schwing America Inc. will forward a “Cerificate of Completion” to each student.

The companies represented at the King of Prussia Equipment/Schwing America School included:

• Marone Contractors, Thorofare, N.J.

• B. Pietrini & Sons, King of Prussia, Pa.

• Anthony Biddle Contractors Inc., Ambler, Pa.

• Jonasz Precast Inc., Westville, N.J.

• Dan Lepore & Sons Masonry, Conshohocken, Pa.

• Giles J. Cannon Inc., Collingdale, Pa.

R & M Masonry, Jenkintown, Pa.

King of Prussia Equipment Corp., King of Prussia, Pa.

For more information, call 610/265-1036.