WANTED: Independent Sales Reps (National & International)

Seeking experienced, veteran Independent Sales Reps with concrete coatings knowledge.  Applicant must have excellent customer service and follow up skills. Professional Products Direct is a company developed with both the professional contractor and DIY customer in mind, selling only through qualified distribution channels. Professional Products Direct has gathered together some of the top talent in […]

Putzmeister To Unveil New 30-Meter Class of Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pumps

STURTEVANT, WIS. (Nov. 21, 2018) – Putzmeister America, Inc. (Putzmeister) will introduce its redesigned, optimized line of 30-meter class Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pumps in 2018. Each model shares a calm, sturdy pedestal with increased strength and a more robust structure, as well as new options packages for customization compared to the line’s previous iterations. “Across […]

New Schwing S 38 SX Has Unique 5-Section Boom

November 10, 2016 (New Brighton, MN) – The new S 38 SX from Schwing combines a tight (22’ 10”) front outrigger spread with a lightweight (Federal Bridge Legal) design and a five-section boom with more articulation than any other boom style.  The new model is available in a three-axle configuration with cab-over truck or as a […]


September 15, 2016–Irving Equipment, LLC, located in Tiffin, OH USA, is pleased to announce their recent contractual agreement with Atlas GmbH of Germany, and is now the exclusive importer and primary distributor for Atlas Cranes in the U.S. market. All products will be sold through authorized Atlas representatives. This deal will allow for full distribution […]


St. Paul, MN (August 18, 2016) – Schwing America Inc. (SAI) ( announced today its new leadership team of Bill Murray and Tom O’Malley following the resignation last week of former CEO, Brian Hazelton. Bill Murray, CFO for the past four years at SAI, has been named as CEO effective immediately. For two years prior […]

Schwing America’s Concrete Pumps and Truck Mixers Now Use Valspar Coating Technology

Valspar Duraspar Passes Durability Test; Surpasses Finish and Application Test MINNEAPOLIS, May 31, 2016 – Schwing America has converted its paint coating system to the new Valspar Duraspar® Industrial Performance (IP) coatings and intermix system from The Valspar Corporation, a global coatings leader. Headquartered in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Schwing America is the first production […]


ST. PAUL, MINN. (June 1, 2016) – Schwing America (, an industry-leading manufacturer of ready-mix concrete pumps and truck mixers today announced support of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) “Build with Strength” campaign. The campaign champions the strength, safety and value of using concrete construction. “When it comes to building structures that must […]

Monarch Materials Group Names New Director of Sales and Marketing

Monarch Materials Group,

ADEL, IOWA – Monarch Materials Group, Inc. (Monarch) named Al Gonzales as its new Director of Sales and Marketing today. Monarch manufactures residential, basement window egress systems in Adel, IA and Englewood, CO and distributes them throughout the United States.   Al joins Monarch having over 22 years of experience in building materials sales and […]

Nox-Crete Hires Seasoned Sales Manager for Great Plains Region

This press release published on behalf of an active CFA National Associate member.   Nox-Crete Hires Seasoned Sales Manager for Great Plains Region   OMAHA, NEB.−Sept. 9, 2015—Todd Harris is bringing his 22 years of experience in the building and contractor supply industry to Nox-Crete Products Group as its Great Plains regional sales manager. He […]

Putzmeister America, Inc. Opens New Facility in Houston to Better Serve Southern U.S. Market

Putzmeister America, Inc. Opens New Facility in Houston to Better Serve Southern U.S. Market   STURTEVANT, WIS. (July 1, 2015) – Putzmeister America, Inc. (Putzmeister) has announced the opening of its Houston, Texas location, a 41,400-square foot (3,846-m2) facility opened in March 2015 on 6 acres (2.3 ha) of property. The operations based here include […]

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