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Bobcat holds ceremony to mark one million loaders
bconemilJuly 23, 2014 - Producing one million Bobcat loaders is not only an unparalleled industry achievement that has impacted the livelihood of compact equipment users worldwide; it has also touched the lives of thousands more who have designed, built and backed generations of the most popular compact loaders for nearly 60 years.
Acklands-Grainger to acquire WFS Enterprises
logo_acklandsJuly 22, 2014 - Acklands-Grainger has announced an agreement to acquire WFS Enterprises Inc.  The acquisition is expected to be accretive in the first calendar year of operations.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Morbark announces new vice president
voelkerJuly 16, 2014 - Morbark, Inc. has announced the promotion of Larry Voelker to Vice President of Engineering and Product Development. Over the past two and a half years, Voelker has served as Director of Engineering responsible for the planning and implementation of all engineering activities and providing the strategic technical leadership in continuous improvement of equipment and process capability.
ARA, AEMP form partnership agreement
ara-logo_type_c_r-pcJuly 14, 2014 - The American Rental Association and the Association of Equipment Management Professionals have formed a partnership agreement to cooperate as organizations in the areas of information exchange, education/training opportunities or research initiatives that are appropriate for their respective members.
Safway Canada acquires Nel-Tekk Industrial Specialties
assumptionJuly 11, 2014 - Safway Services Canada has announced that it has acquired Nel-Tekk Industrial Specialties Inc. With headquarters in Sarnia, Nel-Tekk currently serves Nanticoke, Sarnia and the southwestern Ontario region and provides a range of insulation-related services including removal and re-installation of all types of insulation systems; asbestos, mould and lead abatement; identification surveys; insulation system and covering inspections; and installation of fireproofing, fire-stopping and smoke-sealing systems.  | READ MORE
Point-of-Rental introduces Rouse Analytics service
ipad-analyticsJuly 10, 2014 - Rouse Analytics’ Rental Metrics Benchmark Service is now available with Enterprise.NET. As the source for comprehensive benchmark reporting in the rental industry, Rouse provides rental companies with a detailed analysis of their position in the rental market compared to their peers.
Strongco completes sale and leaseback of Fort McMurray branch
fortJuly 9, 2014 - Strongco Corporation has announced that it has completed the sale and 15-year leaseback of its recently constructed branch in Fort McMurray, Alberta to Imperial Equities Inc. for the purchase price of $19.4 million.
Canadians plan to spend $15,000 on their weddings: study
weddingJuly 8, 2014 - As wedding season kicks off and couples across the country exchange vows in front of family and friends, BMO InvestorLine has released a study showing that Canadians plan to spend, on average, $15,000 on their weddings and invite an average of 100 guests. However, the study also found that almost 40 per cent of respondents who envision getting married at some point in their lives do not believe they will be able to afford their ideal wedding.  | READ MORE


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Electric Eel adds screen cover to Ace camera systems ECHO introduces DSRM-200 grass trimmer General Pipe Cleaners unveils JM-1450 water jet