Superior Industries Adds Rock Machinery to Dealer Network

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Superior Industries Inc. has appointed Rock Machinery as its crushing equipment dealer in Wisconsin, most of Illinois and the western half of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Headquartered at a brand new repair facility in Allentown, Wis., Rock Machinery will sell, service and support Superior’s Liberty Jaw Crusher, Patriot Cone Crusher, Sentry Horizontal Shaft Impactor and Valor Vertical Shaft Impactor. Aggregate producers…

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AED Foundation Releases Report on Industry Technician Shortage


The AED Foundation released its latest report compiled by the College of William & Mary entitled “The Equipment Industry Technician Shortage: Reassessing Causes, Impacts and Policy Recommendation” at last week’s ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas. Highlights of the report include: The need to fill up to 73,500 heavy equipment technicians over the next five years. The equipment industry has a job opening…

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Fecon Expands Distribution in Indiana, Kentucky

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Fecon announced the appointment of Louisville, Ky.-based Brandeis Machinery & Supply as its dealer for Indiana and western Kentucky. A subsidiary of Bramco Inc., Brandeis is part of one of the largest construction and mining distribution networks in the U.S. In addition to Fecon, Brandeis offers a full range of new and used heavy equipment, rentals, parts, service and rebuilds. It serves a…

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Equipment Update

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Nov. 13, 2019 – According to Rouse’s October 2019 Equipment Report, values through the third quarter of 2019 for general construction and heavy earthmoving equipment have softened in the auction channel. Conversely, there have been some bright signs in the retail channel where values have been between flat and slightly improved. This trend first surfaced in February’s major auction events. Heavy earthmoving products…

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Doosan Adds Ellens Equipment to Dealer Network

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Doosan Infracore North America announced the addition of Ellens Equipment, Inc. as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan equipment in northern Michigan. McBain, Mich.-based Ellens Equipment serves all agriculture, construction and logging industries as well as government agencies in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. The dealer will now offer customers a wide range of Doosan equipment, including crawler…

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic Acquires Vermeer Northeast

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic, an All Roads company, continues its expansion into the industrial equipment industry with the acquisition of Vermeer Northeast, a Vermeer Corp. dealer with locations in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. In conjunction with the acquisition and as a reflection of the changing geographic footprint of the organization, the new entity will be named Vermeer All Roads. This change…

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Trade War, Bad Weather Negatively Impacts Deere Dealers

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In the wake of a record-wet spring in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S. trade war with China, dealers of Deere agriculture equipment are reporting a significant decline in sales, according to a recent Reuters article. This is a worrying sign for Deere as its Agriculture & Turf segment accounts for the bulk of its sales. In May, the company slashed its full-year profit and sales…

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New John Deere Facility for Dealer Training

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John Deere recently completed the construction of a 7,500-sq.-ft. facility in Coal Valley, Ill., to better meet internal training demands, along with supporting customer visits and events. The building is part of the Construction & Forestry Training Campus and includes three classrooms that can be used separately for training purposes, or combined to hold over 250 people for larger events. In…

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