Industry News - December 2013

Industry News - December 2013
Kobelco names warranty administrator

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Kobelco names warranty administrator

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA named Kris Bojarzin warranty administrator. He will be responsible for processing warranty claims, as well as recording and tracking repair data.

Septic Maxx moves to new facilities

Septic Maxx moved to a new 5,400-square-foot office facility in Delray Beach, Fla. The 1-year-old company, which began manufacturing all-natural bacteria and enzyme products for consumer septic systems, has expanded into commercial and industrial sales in Europe and Canada.

TBEI names vice president of sales and marketing

Truck Bodies & Equipment International named Henry Bell to the newly created position of vice president, sales and marketing, for all TBEI brands.

Manitou celebrates 40 years of Gehl brand

Manitou Americas is celebrating 40 years of the Gehl brand, first manufactured in July 1973 in Madison, S.D. Today, the skid-steer line includes three vertical lift models and seven radial lift models.

Groups work to reduce non-flushable products

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Public Works Association (APWA) are working to reduce non-flushable disposable products in the wastewater system. The associations believe that rigorous product assessment before making a flushable claim, along with improved product labeling, could significantly reduce the amount of non-flushable items in the sewer system. To assist companies with product flushability assessments and to provide guidance on proper labeling, INDA and its European counterpart, EDANA, released a code of practice for manufacturers and marketers of wipes and other disposable nonwoven products that includes a process to determine proper labeling of a product.

SJE-Rhombus hosts training session

SJE-Rhombus held a training session in September for 23 distributors, installers and manufacturer representatives. Held at its headquarters in Detroit Lakes, Minn., the session focused on onsite control products, basic electrical theory with multimeters, component overview, control panel overview, panel configuration, control panel assembly, operation and troubleshooting, floatless technology, best installation practices and tour of the facility.


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