Industry News: June 2016

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones.
Industry News: June 2016
Karen and Glenn Larson (left to right) and driver Todd Vander Wal with their Classy Truck of the Year in 2009.

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Glenn Larson passes away 
Glenn Larson, Pumper’s 2010 Classy Truck of the Year award winner, passed away May 2. Larson, 63, was the owner of Enviro Pump-Plus in Balaton, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and children: Jessica (Keith) Whitmore, Elizabeth (Christopher) Hoff and Joshua (Sara) Larson.

Sioux electric pressure washers receive hazardous-use certification 
Sioux Corporation all-electric pressure washers and steam cleaners received approval for Class I, Division 1, Group C and D; and Class II, Division I, Group F and G hazardous environments.

Cummins to build plug-in hybrid Class 6 truck
Cummins was awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

Manitou welcomes two to dealer network (Manitou-Ohio)
Dragoon’s Farm Equipment and Toyota Material Handling Ohio joined the Manitou dealer network. Dragoon’s Farm Equipment provides sales, service and parts support to Mooers, New York, and surrounding areas. Toyota Material Handling Ohio serves Columbus and Toledo, Ohio.

RauschUSA adds MME to distributor network
RauschUSA added Municipal Maintenance Equipment of Sacramento, California, to its family of authorized distributors. With four locations, MME serves contractors and municipalities in California and Nevada.

CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group appoints vice president
CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group named Mark Roesner global vice president of sales and marketing. Roesner will focus on catalyzing global growth. He has been with the company since 2006, serving in various leadership roles, most recently as president of Total Filtration Systems, a CLARCOR company.

NexTraq partners with Fleetio
NexTraq and Fleetio have partnered to streamline fleet management processes for its customers and reduce operational costs. Through the partnership, NexTraq will automatically update the current odometer reading once per day for each Fleetio-mapped vehicle.


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