Link-Belt Appoints HOLT Crane & Equipment as New Distributor in Texas

Fri August 08, 2008 - West Edition

Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co. has appointed HOLT Crane & Equipment as the authorized Link-Belt crane distributor in 46 selected counties in north, central and east Texas for sales, service, and parts support for its full crane product line.

HOLT Crane & Equipment is a division of HOLT CAT, a San Antonio, Texas, based company that began operations in 1933. In its 75th year, HOLT CAT is the largest Caterpillar equipment dealer in the United States.

“The demand for cranes in the Texas market and our partnership with Link-Belt present incredible opportunity for both organizations,” said Dave Harris, HOLT CAT’s vice president and general manager.

HOLT Crane & Equipment will be headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with branches in Irving and Houston.

“HOLT Crane & Equipment and Link-Belt Cranes create a powerful team,” said Brax Snyder, manager of worldwide sales, Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co. “We could not have asked for a better organization to represent Link-Belt Cranes.”

Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company, with headquarters in Lexington, Ky., designs and manufactures telescopic boom and lattice boom cranes for the construction industry worldwide.

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