On the heels of surveying the vehicle-laden ConExpo-Con/Agg and World of Concrete 2023 shows, we examine the latest in OEM, body builder and component manufacturer offerings for mixer, dump, bulk tanker and day cab/tractor trailer fleet operators. MOTOR WHEEL | AUTOMATIC BRAKE ADJUSTERHendrickson International’s Motor Wheel business has rebranded the Crewson automatic brake adjuster product line under the Motor Wheel…Read More
Germany’s Topwerk Group, the umbrella organization over Hess, Prinzing-Pfeiffer and SR-Schindler concrete masonry, pipe and dry or wet cast product machinery, has relocated the Topwerk America Ltd. headquarters to Houston from Burlington, Ontario, and appointed Chad Rathke as president and chief executive officer, as well as SR-Schindler regional sales director. Gudrun Hess will continue as president of newly named Topwerk…Read More
The parent of rear and front discharge mixer truck leader McNeilus Cos. has announced an executive transition, effective January 2016: Wilson Jones, president and chief operating officer, will replace Charlie Szews as Oshkosh Corp. chief executive officer. Since his 2005 appointment as Oshkosh Airport Products Business Unit vice president and general manager, Jones has held executive vice president and president posts in the Access Equipment (JLG) and Fire & Emergency (Pierce) segments—companions to the Commercial segment over McNeilus. In addition to the CEO appointment, he will replace Szews on the Oshkosh board.