Industry News: September 2016

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones.
Industry News: September 2016
Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group completed the expansion of its FS Solutions service center in Leeds, Alabama.

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Federal Signal expands service center 
Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group completed the expansion of its FS Solutions service center in Leeds, Alabama. The facility houses all operations related to parts, Jetstream support, blower rebuild and shipping. The expansion includes a truck loading dock and improves efficiency of inventory handling, shipping and parts pulling by 25 percent.

Continental ContiTech expands partnerships
ContiTech will supply industrial hoses, hydraulics and power transmission belts to Applied Mexico and subsidiary RODENSA Mexico. Applied Mexico is one of the largest industrial distribution networks in Mexico with 22 facilities.

JWC Environmental names senior vice president
JWC Environmental promoted Greg Guard to senior vice president of global sales. He will direct global sales initiatives and strategies.

New sales managers join Premier Tech Aqua
Premier Tech Aqua has announced the appointment of two regional sales managers and an engineering sales manager to support the drive of the company’s continuous growth. Huw Morgan will cover the regions of South Wales and Southwest England, and Rob Gabriel, a long-serving manager in the industry, will serve as regional sales manager of East Anglia and Southeast England. Paul Hancock has also joined the PTA team as an engineering sales manager in the South of England.

Jetstream of Houston celebrates 40th anniversary
Jetstream of Houston celebrates 40 years in the industry this year. Since its founding in 1976, the company has focused on providing customers worldwide with a range of high-pressure waterblasting equipment, trailer-mounted pumps and accessories.

Wabash names sales director, manager
Wabash Aviation and Truck Equipment named Doug Twyford director of sales. He will lead strategic growth for the company’s Garsite and Process Tank brands. Neal Ropp was named sales manager for parts and service. He will focus on improving distribution reach and responsiveness.

Wastequip adds McNeilus to dealer network
Go To Parts, Wastequip’s OEM parts division, has entered an agreement with McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing. The agreement adds McNeilus as a Galbreath parts dealer in Texas, California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Oregon.

Isuzu opens Center Of Excellence training facility
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America opened its first Center of Excellence in northeast Pennsylvania. The complex includes a 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center and 30,000-square-foot training and technical assistance facility.

Grundfos Pumps names GM
Grundfos U.S.A. named Jonathan Hamp-Adams general manager. He will lead all sales organizations in the United States.

Xylem adds rental operations managers
John Bossong (Nashville, Tennessee), Bill Weymouth (Hubbard, Oregon) and Kelly Baker (Little Rock, Arkansas) were named rental operations managers for Xylem.

Curry Supply Company expands parts distribution
Curry Supply Company, a manufacturer and distributor of commercial service vehicles, expanded its parts and components distribution network with the completion of a 32,000-square-foot main parts distribution facility in East Freedom, Pennsylvania. The expansion allows for a larger in-stock parts inventory for all makes and models of on- and off-road water trucks, fuel/lube trucks, rail gear trucks, vacuum trucks, winch trucks, lube trailers and lube skids.

The Work Truck Show sets future dates
The Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit return to Indianapolis in 2017 and 2018. The 2017 show will be held March 14-17 at the Indiana Convention Center. Dates for the 2018 show are March 6-9. The Work Truck Show features the latest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor covering over 500,000 square feet. The event includes an educational conference with over 60 sessions designed to help attendees improve operations.


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