Andy Moon named President of Power Equipment
Following Chris Gaylor’s retirement at the end of February 2022, Andy Moon will take over as CEO of Power Equipment, part of the Bramco family of companies.
In his new role, Moon will continue to lead the sales team while adding product support oversight and executive functions to his responsibilities.
“Andy has served as Vice President of Sales throughout his 20 years at Power Equipment. He has built an industry-leading sales team and has great relationships with our manufacturers, employees and customers. We are delighted to have Andy leading Power through this period of continued growth,” said Michael Brennan, CEO of Power Equipment.
Power Equipment offers Komatsu, Takeuchi, Wirtgen and Leeboy equipment.
Florida Coast Equipment acquires Kissimmee Kubota dealership from Crystal Tractor & Equipment
Florida Coast Equipment, one of the largest Kubota dealerships in the nation, has agreed to purchase the Kissimmee Kubota dealership from Crystal Tractor & Equipment.
“We’re excited to come to Kissimmee because we believe great things happen when you put customers first,” said Florida Coast Equipment President Todd Bachman. “At Florida Coast Equipment, our team is committed to providing superior customer service with unparalleled product support.”
Florida Coast Equipment and Big Orange Rental is a full-service Kubota dealership with 11 locations across Florida.
United Rentals CEO Matt Flannery Named to ‘2022 CEOs Who Understand’ List
The National Safety Council announced that United Rentals CEO Matt Flannery has been selected to the 2022 list of CEOs who ‘get it’, recognizing safety leaders who go the extra mile to protect employees on the job and outside.
According to NSC, 2022 CEOs who got it built their organization’s security strategy using four key elements: risk reduction, performance measurement, security management solutions, and leadership and leadership. employee engagement. This year’s recognition features nine CEOs.
“Safety is a way of life at United Rentals and central to our purpose. It’s our first thought in everything we do at work, on the road and at home. This recognition from the National Safety Council is a tribute to all United Rentals employees who work together to keep our teams, communities and customers safe,” Flannery said.
MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS
Yanmar begins production at a new industrial engine plant in India
Production has officially started at Yanmar’s new industrial engine manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, India. The new plant will produce 80,000 engines per year, with a capacity of up to 160,000 units.
The engines will be delivered to India, Europe, USA, Asia and other regions. Production priority will be given to International Tractors, a Yanmar joint venture, while other units will be made available to agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers.
The plant will initially produce engines for Yanmar-branded tractors manufactured by International Tractors Ltd (a joint venture of Yanmar) and other OEMs in the agriculture and construction industry.
“In emerging countries such as India, which are experiencing rapid economic growth, the demand for industrial engines is expected to increase as mechanization increases in the agriculture and construction sectors,” said Varun Khanna, director General of Yanmar Engine Manufacturing India.
Titan and Kubota Reach Tire Deal
Kubota compact and utility tractor models will soon be equipped with Titan International’s new Trac Loader II tires. The companies have an exclusive deal for certain tire sizes, which will feature both brands on the sidewall. Kubota tested the new Trac Loader II before making the deal to ensure the tires were durable enough for construction applications.
“We have been impressed with the performance of the Trac Loader II in residential and commercial applications when paired with our compact and utility tractors,” said Chris Box, product marketing manager, compact and utility tractors at Kubota. “This tire is a perfect fit for our versatile, durable tractors and will improve our customers’ productivity whether they are using them on their home property or on a farm, ranch or job site.”
Hyster-Yale Group introduces the Unified Parts Experience
Hyster-Yale Group has launched HYSOURCEPARTS.com, an enhanced online parts store for approved spare parts for Hyster and Yale forklifts. The renamed site makes it easier for customers to find and purchase genuine parts and remanufactured parts for their equipment.
“Use of unauthorized replacement parts can lead to compromised performance, unexpected downtime and premature equipment failure,” said Chuck Pascarelli, President, Americas Division, Hyster-Yale Group. “The value of high-quality genuine parts is peace of mind, knowing that these parts have been rigorously tested to meet our performance standards. The evolution of our brand and our e-commerce platform is the final step in our commitment to serving customers long after their initial purchase.
Industrial Flow Solutions to Acquire Dreno Pump
Industrial Flow Solutions has announced an agreement to acquire Dreno Pompe, an Italian designer and manufacturer of electric submersible pumps for wastewater treatment applications. Dreno offers a complete line of pumps and accessories for residential, civil, industrial and construction applications. Chief Operating Officer Emiliano Conforto and Commercial Administrative Manager Fabiana Conforto will continue to exercise their management functions. Dreno will keep its name and factory in Italy.
“We see a long and complementary partnership between Industrial Flow Solutions and Dreno Pompe and are delighted to partner with such a respected brand,” said John Wilson, President of Industrial Flow Solutions. “We share a commitment to providing reliable, high-quality wastewater treatment solutions through exceptional customer service,” he added.