Sources: Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.; Terex Advance Mixer, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; CP staff A four-party memorandum of understanding will extend recently announced Cummins Inc. and Terex Advance Mixer work toward an X15H-powered Commander Series front discharge mixer. Cloverdale, Ind. ready mixed producer Edge Materials Inc. and Kentucky green hydrogen processing specialist PCC Hydrogen Inc. (PCCH2) will team with the manufacturers…Read More
Sources: Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.; CP staff Cummins Inc. will work with the Eclipse Foundation, Microsoft and industry partners on a new approach to develop telematics software for commercial vehicles. The Open Telematics Framework is being designed to allow companies to accelerate time to market and reduce costs. Participants can write a telematics application once and deploy it to any…Read More
Sources: Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.; CP staff Cummins’ next fuel-agnostic engine series model will debut three years from now in a diesel version compliant with Environmental Protection Agency 2027 NOx emissions guidelines for heavy-duty truck power. The X10 is presented as “uniquely positioned to replace both the L9 and the X12 with the versatility to serve both medium and heavy-duty…Read More
Cary Hazard has joined Hamilton Form Co. in Ft. Worth, Texas as a sales consultant, bringing extensive background in construction and precast/prestressed concrete. He most recently served as Industrial/Special Products sales manager of Texas-based Flexicore. “As our business and the industry continues to grow, [Cary’s] wide range of experience and knowledge of the precast industry is just what we were…Read More
Cummins Inc. President and Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Rumsey succeeds CEO Tom Linebarger this month, becoming the first woman and seventh individual to hold the title since the engine manufacturer’s 1919 founding. A 30-year Cummins veteran, Linebarger will continue to serve as chairman of the board and in an executive chairman role, working with Rumsey on initiatives that include completing…Read More
Original equipment manufacturers anticipate 2016 heavy-duty truck shipments down against near-record 2015 delivery levels, especially due to a drop in demand among mainline freight customers. In the vocational segment, including mixer- and dump-grade models, OEM and body builders report more stable market conditions this year.
Wally Hernandez has joined Besser Co. as sales and technical support representative, based in Florida and responsible for the entire product line. A Dominican Republic native, he moved to Florida at the age of 11 and, after graduating from high school, completed a tour of duty with the Marines, working in helicopter hydraulics maintenance.
A marketing agreement will see the Besser Co. sales organization promote the Rosetta Hardscapes product line to domestic and international prospects, augmenting the latter company’s sales efforts. The variety of Rosetta units and plant equipment offerings, Besser officials note, will appeal to producers throughout manufactured and ready mixed concrete.Read More
Kyle Wundt has joined Rober Ober & Associates LLC as engineer, based in the San Antonio design center headquarters. He has 15-plus years of engineering experience, and will be responsible for the design and specification of bulk material handling systems on local, regional and global projects.
Command Alkon has promoted Gustavo Vargas to vice president. Over 16-plus years, he has served as sales manager, account manager, director of Strategic Marketing, and currently leads the MOBILEconnect division, with additional responsibility for Command Alkon’s Brazilian operations. Vargas holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering.Read More