On Nov. 1, 2008, King of Prussia Equipment Corp. in King of Prussia, Pa., held a one-day service school for pump operators of Schwing America concrete boom pumps.
Jeff Popa, technical service manager of Schwing America Inc., conducted the complimentary service school at King of Prussia Equipment’s facility. The service school had 21 participants from nine companies based in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Students were instructed via a slide show thru individual manuals in a classroom setting. Major topics covered were basic hydraulics, basic electrical, common parts and how they function, safety and safe operating procedures and hands-on troubleshooting.
Coffee and donuts as well as lunch were provided by King of Prussia Equipment. Schwing America provided service manuals, hats and door prizes. Construction Forms Inc. (Conforms) also provided door prizes.
King of Prussia Equipment Corp. of King of Prussia, Pa., has been a concrete equipment distributor in the tri-state area since 1980. Major manufacturers represented include Schwing America Inc., Multiquip-Whiteman, Husqvarna-Soff-Cut, Conforms, Benner Nawman, Camlever, Bartell-Morrison and Wyco.
Schwing America Inc. of White Bear, Minn., is a manufacturer of truck mounted concrete boom pumps, stationary concrete/grout/shotcrete pumps, ready-mix trucks, and industrial/environmental systems.
Construction Forms Inc. based in Port Washington, Wis., is a manufacturer of concrete pumping systems.
Schwing America Inc. will forward a certificate of completion to each student.
The companies represented at the King of Prussia Equipment/Schwing America Seminar included:
• Marone Contractors, Thorofare, N.J.
• Lorne G. Seifert Inc., Dillsburg, Pa.
• Cavan Concrete, Aston, Pa.
• Koller Concrete, Bethlehem, Pa.
• Forcine Leasing, Malvern, Pa.
• B. Pietrini & Sons, King of Prussia, Pa.
• Mega Construction, Philadelphia, Pa.
• Boring Concrete Pumping, Beleville, Pa.
• Anthony Biddle Contractors Inc., Ambler, Pa.
For more information call 610/265-1036.