Headline News http://rermag.com/taxonomy/term/7519/more en Strongco Improves Balance Sheet amid Softer Demand in 2016 http://rermag.com/headline-news/strongco-improves-balance-sheet-amid-softer-demand-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Canadian distributor Strongco posted $361.3 million in 2016 revenues compared to $384 million, a 6.1-percent decrease during a year in which the company sold its U.S. subsidiary Chadwick-BaRoss Inc. for $12.4 million.</div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/strongco-improves-balance-sheet-amid-softer-demand-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/strongco-improves-balance-sheet-amid-softer-demand-2016#comments Headline News Distributor Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:50:00 +0000 86651 at http://rermag.com <p>One of Volvo&#39;s top dealers, Strongco&nbsp;is facing relatively soft demand in most current Canadian markets.</p> WesternOne Inc. Sells Britco, Its Modular Space Rental Division http://rermag.com/headline-news/westernone-inc-sells-britco-its-modular-space-rental-division <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>WesternOne Inc. has sold a significant portion of the assets of its subsidiary Britco, including its modular space rental business known as Britco Rentals, and its majority equity interest in Britco’s modular building manufacturing operations in the United States for about $45.1 million in cash. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/westernone-inc-sells-britco-its-modular-space-rental-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/westernone-inc-sells-britco-its-modular-space-rental-division#comments Rental Companies Headline News Rental News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:54:00 +0000 86641 at http://rermag.com <p>WesternOne&nbsp;is selling its modular space rental division to focus more on its rental of aerial equipment, heaters and other equipment.</p> Sunbelt Rentals Jumps Revenue 9 Percent in First Nine Months of Fiscal 2017 http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-jumps-revenue-9-percent-first-nine-months-fiscal-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Sunbelt%20Rentals?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Sunbelt Rentals">Sunbelt Rentals</a></span> posted $2,689.9 million in the first nine months of its fiscal year, ended Jan. 31, compared to $2,468 million for the same period a year ago, a 9-percent jump. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-jumps-revenue-9-percent-first-nine-months-fiscal-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-jumps-revenue-9-percent-first-nine-months-fiscal-2017#comments Headline News Rental News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:27:00 +0000 86631 at http://rermag.com <p>Sunbelt Rentals pumps on a bypass project.</p> AEM Elects Skyjack’s Boehler as New Director http://rermag.com/headline-news/aem-elects-skyjack-s-boehler-new-director <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Association of Equipment Manufacturers elected Brad Boehler, president of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Skyjack?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Skyjack">Skyjack Inc</a></span>. to the AEM CE Sector Board to fill an unexpired term. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/aem-elects-skyjack-s-boehler-new-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/aem-elects-skyjack-s-boehler-new-director#comments Headline News Aerial/Lifting Associations Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:58:00 +0000 86621 at http://rermag.com <p>Skyjack president Brad Boehler, elected to the AEM board, is also active in leadership roles in IPAF.</p> ARDCO’s Articulating Multi-Purpose Truck Roars at ConExpo http://rermag.com/headline-news/ardco-s-articulating-multi-purpose-truck-roars-conexpo <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ARDCO presented its next generation articulating multi-purpose truck at ConExpo, featuring a modular back-end platform that offers the flexibility to customize the vehicle to suit any work environment, from urban construction projects to extreme off-road jobsites. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/ardco-s-articulating-multi-purpose-truck-roars-conexpo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/ardco-s-articulating-multi-purpose-truck-roars-conexpo#comments ConExpo Headline News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:43:00 +0000 86581 at http://rermag.com <p>The powerful AMT 400 model provides a max payload of 28,000 pounds for hauling fuel, water or dirt.</p> Case Manufactures 300,000th Skid-Steer Loader at Wichita Plant http://rermag.com/headline-news/case-manufactures-300000th-skid-steer-loader-wichita-plant <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Case Construction Equipment announced its manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kan., has produced its 300,000th Case <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/earthmoving/skid-steer-loaders?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about skid steer loaders">skid-steer</a></span>/compact track loader. The commemorative edition TR270 compact tract loader rolled off the production line March 13 and will be shipped to Southeastern Equipment Co., a Case dealer and major equipment rental company based in Brunswick, Ohio. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/case-manufactures-300000th-skid-steer-loader-wichita-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/case-manufactures-300000th-skid-steer-loader-wichita-plant#comments Headline News Earthmoving Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:59:00 +0000 86531 at http://rermag.com <p>Case employees in Wichita, Kan., with the 300,000th&nbsp;skid-steer loader/compact track loader that the 175-year-old manufacturer has produced.&nbsp;</p> JLG Introduces 80-Foot Hybrid Boomlift at ConExpo http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-introduces-80-foot-hybrid-boomlift-conexpo <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/JLG?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about JLG">JLG Industries</a></span> celebrated 20 years of hybrid technology with the introduction of its new J800AJ boomlift, an 80-foot hybrid boomlift at ConExpo. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-introduces-80-foot-hybrid-boomlift-conexpo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-introduces-80-foot-hybrid-boomlift-conexpo#comments ConExpo Headline News Aerial/Lifting Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:22:00 +0000 86511 at http://rermag.com <p>The HB800AJ&nbsp;essentially follows the same design as JLG&#39;s standard 800AJ articulating boom.</p> Smart Iron Keeps Getting Smarter, Caterpillar’s Charter Says http://rermag.com/headline-news/smart-iron-keeps-getting-smarter-caterpillar-s-charter-says-1 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A year after former <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Caterpillar?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Caterpillar">Caterpillar</a></span> CEO Doug Oberhelman proclaimed “The Age of Smart Iron” at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Caterpillar customer and dealer services group president Rob Charter said at ConExpo that the technology continues to get smarter. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/smart-iron-keeps-getting-smarter-caterpillar-s-charter-says-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/smart-iron-keeps-getting-smarter-caterpillar-s-charter-says-1#comments ConExpo Headline News Business & Technology Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:47:00 +0000 86501 at http://rermag.com <p>Caterpillar&#39;s telehandler load-sensing hydraulics.</p> Canada’s Wajax Improves Fourth Quarter Profits http://rermag.com/headline-news/canada-s-wajax-improves-fourth-quarter-profits <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Canadian distributor Wajax Corp. posted CDN $313.7 million in fourth quarter revenue, compared to $324.4 million (about U.S. $234.9 million) in the fourth quarter of 2015, a 3.3-percent year-over-year decline. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/canada-s-wajax-improves-fourth-quarter-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/canada-s-wajax-improves-fourth-quarter-profits#comments Headline News Distributor Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:01:00 +0000 86471 at http://rermag.com <p>JCB is one of many brands offered by Wajax for sale and rental.</p> Komatsu Introduces New HB3650LC-3 Hybrid Excavator at ConExpo http://rermag.com/headline-news/komatsu-introduces-new-hb3650lc-3-hybrid-excavator-conexpo <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Komatsu America Corp introduced the new HB365LC-3 hybrid <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/earthmoving/excavators?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about excavators">excavator</a></span> at ConExpo 2017. It features improved hybrid and total-vehicle-control systems, to help reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 percent, -- depending on application -- while maintaining or exceeding operating performance, compared to 36-ton, non-hybrid excavators. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/komatsu-introduces-new-hb3650lc-3-hybrid-excavator-conexpo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/komatsu-introduces-new-hb3650lc-3-hybrid-excavator-conexpo#comments ConExpo Headline News Sat, 18 Mar 2017 22:37:00 +0000 86461 at http://rermag.com