||2012 For the Record
- Allen Engineering Corp. (AEC), Paragould, Ark., a global leader in concrete placing, finishing and paving equipment, has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Equipment Synergy International (ESI), Jamestown, N.C. As part of the agreement, Roger Euliss, ESI president, has agreed to join Allen Engineering as sales director while retaining his position at ESI. As AEC sales director, Euliss will be responsible for growing Allen’s business in the domestic and global equipment sales markets.
- FTG Equipment Solutions, Carney’s Point, N.J., has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor for Rotair portable diesel air compressors. Rotair manufactures air compressors, including diesel towable, electric stationary and gasoline portable models, as well as other related equipment. FTG’s partners — Scott Wistar, chairman, and Ron Johnson, president — have nearly 70 years of combined experience in retail and wholesale distribution and rental of construction and industrial equipment.
- Wilson Jones, executive vice president, Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., and president of the company’s access equipment segment and JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., has been named Oshkosh chief operating officer. Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh executive vice president and president of the commercial segment and McNeilus, has been named president of the access segment and JLG.
- Volvo Rents, Shippensburg, Pa., has continued its acquisitions of rental companies to build its network of company owned stores in North America. The latest to become part of Volvo Rents include: Aerial Platform Experts, a single-location construction equipment rental company in Davenport, Iowa; Camrus Development, a single-location construction equipment rental company based in Bryan, Texas; Action Equipment Rental, a three-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Alamogordo, Las Cruces and Silver City, N.M.; and Rental Solutions, a three-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Napa Valley, Santa Rosa and Cloverdale, Calif.