New Construction Products April 2018 - Page 6

NCP INDUSTRY NEWS ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee Presented Supplier of the Year Award ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee has received the prestigious Supplier of the Year Award from the Knoxville Branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee.   Billy Vaughn, general manager of ALL Crane Rental of Tennessee, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, accepted the award, giving his employees full cred- it. “Our people know that the name ALL Crane stands for excellence in our busi- ness,” said Vaughn. “They know we deliver a whole-team effort, always go the extra mile, and bring not just the equipment, but also our expertise to every job. And they’re proud of that.” Vaughn also credits the ALL Family of Companies for its commitment to a well-maintained, modern fleet of cranes and lift equipment.   Every year, the AGC of Tennessee - Knoxville Branch presents its subcontractor, supplier and service provider of the year awards. Winners in each category are selected by the branch’s membership through ballot voting. Recipients will have demonstrated a clear commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction throughout the construction industry. • Cobalt Truck Equipment LLC to Handle Manitex Knuckle Boom Distribution in Select States Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the appointment of Idaho-based Cobalt Truck Equipment LLC to handle knuckle boom distribution for the states of Idaho, Washington, Nevada and Texas. In addition to building custom, fully-equipped trucks for its clients, Cobalt keeps an extensive inventory of built-up, work-ready truck packages available for immediate delivery. Construction, utility, and heavy equipment clients have come to trust Cobalt Truck Equipment for quality mechanics trucks, lube trucks, utility bodies, platforms, vans, and more. Sam Rooke, PM Product Manager for Manitex International said, “We are excited to bring Cobalt Truck into our team of knuck- le boom dealers, and begin initial shipments before the end of 2017. We are pleased with Cobalt’s extensive knowledge of the knuckle boom market and we look forward to working with them to provide first class support to their clients throughout the sales process and beyond.” • Brokk Welcomes Richard Taylor as Training & Application Specialist Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, welcomes Richard Taylor as its training and application specialist. Taylor brings 23 years of industry experience to the Brokk team, where he will train and assist customers and support the sales team.  “Customers come first, and for that reason we continue to develop a strong training and service program,” said Lars Lindgren, president of Brokk Inc. North America. “As the construction workforce ages, the demand increases for machines that make work easier for experienced employees and more desirable for younger generations. To make work enjoyable for both age groups we want to not only provid