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World of Concrete 2018 Has Solid Showing in Las Vegas

Wed January 31, 2018 - West Edition #3
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Dale Willie (L), sales engineer, dealer support center, New River Valley Truck Plant, Volvo, Dublin, Va., and John Felder, product marketing manager, Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, N.C., are ready to discuss the new LED headlights for the VHD Series as standard equipment.
Dale Willie (L), sales engineer, dealer support center, New River Valley Truck Plant, Volvo, Dublin, Va., and John Felder, product marketing manager, Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, N.C., are ready to discuss the new LED headlights for the VHD Series as standard equipment.
Dale Willie (L), sales engineer, dealer support center, New River Valley Truck Plant, Volvo, Dublin, Va., and John Felder, product marketing manager, Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, N.C., are ready to discuss the new LED headlights for the VHD Series as standard equipment.
John Deere Construction and Forestry Division’s Greg Zupancic discusses the features and benefits of the Deere 318G skid steer at World of Concrete.
Drew Miller, product marketing manager of John Deere, was excited to introduce Deere’s redesigned 344L compact wheel loader.
Aaron Kleingartner, marketing manager of Doosan Infracore North America, Suwanee, Ga., stands in front of the Doosan DL280-5 wheel loader.
Tom Owen, CE sales manager of Hyundai, at his company’s booth at World of Concrete. Owen said Hyundai has an extensive excavator and wheel loader lineup to meet concrete contractors’ equipment needs.
Long-time Easi-Pour equipment owners Rob Reeves (L), superintendent, and Todd Zumach, operator, both of Caliber Concrete Construction, Milton, Wa., stop by Easi-Pour’s exhibit at World of Concrete. Caliber Concrete purchased an Easi-Pour 880 in 1998 and 1999 and one in 2000. All, they said, are still running great because the equipment is durable, has a great design, and is easy to work with and to work on. Easi-Pour is based in Huron, S.D.
Felling Trailers’ Roger Majors (L), regional sales manager, West region, and Gary Knudsen, regional sales manager, reported they had a great show, met a lot of contractors, as well as lots of municipalities.
The new Gehl RT215 was introduced to World of Concrete attendees by “pilots” from the Manitou Group:  (L-R): Nathan Ryan, manager of skid and track loaders; Laurent Bonnaure,  executive vice president, global sales and marketing; and Arnaud Boyer, vice president of marketing and product development.
(L-R): Maeda USA’s John Carpenter, Taylor Inman and Tony Inman were on hand to show the MC285-2 mini crawler-crane.
Charlie Clarkston (L), dealer sales manager, and Angel Nieto, product manager, stand beside Atlas Copco’s HiLight V5+ LED light tower.
The Epiroc crew and their line of hydraulic attachments  (L-R) are  Dana Creekmore, vice president of sales; George O’Neill, district sales manager, west; Rich Elliott, product manager of hydraulic attachments; Shane Hovek, district sales manager, northeast; Moira Ploof, marketing communications specialist; and Tim Schutte, western regional sales manager.
Todd Howe, product manager of generators and light towers of Doosan Portable Power, stands with the newly redesigned Doosan LSC light tower.
The U27-4 compact excavator was the focus of the Kubota booth. (L-R): Eric Nyblom, Jon Reedy and Jeff Jacobsmeyer were among the Kubota representatives on hand.
Dmitri Cremo, northeast regional sales manager, stands along side Chicago Pneumatic’s V4W light tower.
Mark Stasell, vice president, vocational truck business of International Truck, announces the launch of HV Series MRD.
Evan Clarke, vice president of sales, Kleemann, showcases the new Mobirex MR 130 Z Evo2 mobile impact crusher.
Max Ravazzolo, CEO of MB America, speaks with attendees at the MB crushing demo.
Multiquip Inc. introduced the new MTX50HD Rammer with the help of Mike Sebree, based out of Orlando, Fla.
Barry Greenaway, product manager of Skyjack, introduced the new Skyjack SJ1056TH telehandler with optional Ecoshift.
Tim Nash, director of concrete products, Wirtgen America, launches the new two-tracked SP 62i concrete slipform paver.
Clint Nichols of Liebherr USA introduces the 50 M5 XXT truck-mounted concrete pump to the World of Concrete audience.

World of Concrete 2018 was held Jan. 23 to 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The show featured more than 1,500 exhibitors covering 725,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space. In addition to having the opportunity to meet with this extensive number of manufacturers and concrete industry professionals, attendees also were provided with 170 education offerings, which, among them, included 80 new sessions and more than 140 speakers.

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