Industry News: May 2016

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones.
Industry News: May 2016
Dan Miller (left), president and CEO of Manitou Americas, and Francois Piffard (right), executive vice president of sales and marketing for Manitou Group, present the 2015 Manitou Top Dealer award to Pete Smeretsky of Transport Equipment Sales.

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Manitou presents 2015 Top Dealer award
Manitou presented Pete Smeretsky of Transport Equipment Sales (South Kearny, New Jersey) with the 2015 Manitou Top Dealer award. The award is based on overall sales performance for North American Manitou dealers.

Dwyer Group celebrates 35 years
Dwyer Group celebrated its 35th anniversary in March. Founded in 1981 by Don Dwyer Sr., Dwyer Group has grown to include 11 different commercial and residential franchise service brands with more than 2,500 franchisees operating in several countries that boast more than $1.3 billion in annual system-wide sales.

Current Applications purchases Galway Pumps
Current Applications purchased Galway Pumps. The manufacture and assembly of Galway Pumps was moved to Current Application's 30,000-square-foot facility in Watertown, New York.

Grundfos Pumps releases 2015 earnings
Grundfos Pumps reported a profit of $3.6 billion in 2015, up 5 percent from 2014, despite stagnation in the global pump market, and a 0.8 percent increase in sales.

Tremcar names project manager
Tremcar named Harold Feagan project manager for Vacuum and Propane Truckmount/Bobtail & Trailer.

Advantage Pressure Pro celebrates 25 years as TPMS provider
Advantage Pressure Pro is celebrating 25 years of providing Tire Performance Management Solutions to the recreation, commercial and heavy-duty markets.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America names Skinner president 
Shaun C. Skinner was named president of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America where he previously served as executive vice president and general manager. Skinner, who also serves as president of Isuzu Commercial Truck of Canada, joined American Isuzu Motors in 1987.

Gordon & Associates to represent SJE-Rhombus in Alaska
Gordon & Associates will be the new representative for the SJE-Rhombus product line in Alaska.

GapVax names sales rep 
GapVax named Terry Brown sales representative for the southeast territory. He has 25 years of experience in operations, construction and business development in the utility and gas markets.

Ring-O-Matic partners with Utility One Source
Utility One Source, which provides sales, rental and aftermarket service of heavy equipment, will make Ring-O-Matic’s vacuum jetters available to customers nationwide from its 23 locations.

Screenco Systems distributing Patz pumps and conveyors
Screenco Systems has become an authorized distributor of Patz, offering lines of shaft drive pumps and conveyor systems. 


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