Industry News - November 2013

Industry News - November 2013
TBEI adds South Central Territory Manager

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Thompson Pump relocates Mississippi branch

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. relocated its southern Mississippi branch from Pass Christian to a larger facility in Biloxi. The 4,000-square-foot building is located on two acres near the I-10 corridor and is one of 21 Thompson branch offices nationwide.

KOHLER Power Systems receives seismic certifications

KOHLER Power Systems, manufacturer of generators up to 3,250 kilowatts, transfer switches, switchgear and related accessories, received preapproval from California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for its large generator enclosures and tanks (1,250 to 2,000 kW). The enclosures also are International Building Code seismic-certified.

Gehl redesigns website

Gehl, part of the Manitou Group, redesigned its website,, for viewing from a computer, tablet or cellphone. The site offers enhanced navigation and dealer locator tools, as well as product and brand information.

TBEI adds South Central Territory Manager

Truck Bodies & Equipment International of Lake Crystal, Minn., named Robert (Bob) Lanshe South Central United States Territory Manager. He will be based in Texas and represent the Crysteel, DuraClass and Rugby brands in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

Kobelco adds personnel, dedicates headquarters

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA named Randy Hall sales manager of national accounts, Wesley Brubaker field service representative, Brad Hargrave northwestern sales representative, Terry Ober northeastern sales representative and Norma Sanchez human services manager. The manufacturer of crawler excavators also held a July ribbon cutting to dedicate its new North American headquarters in Houston.

Pentair announces scholarship recipients

Pentair Ltd. named Ethan Brummel of Fremont, Mich., Jeremy Bushe of Indialantic, Fla., Harley Hamernik of Leigh, Neb., Layne Pyburn of Manvel, Texas, and Corey Smith of Ranburne, Ala., as recipients of its 2013 Pentair Pro Dealers Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program. The program is for high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who already are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical school. Applicants must be dependent children, age 24 or younger, of Pentair Pro Dealers or employees of Pentair Pro Dealers who achieved a sales loyalty requirement.


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