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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 […]

Schwing Adds New Boom Pump

Schwing Adds New Boom Pump October 6, 2014 – St. Paul, Minn.   Schwing has expanded their boom pump lineup with a new model, bringing the Schwing truck-mounted concrete pump with placing boom line to a total of 16 different models. The S 20 offers a unique boom design in a compact package, affording pumpers, […]

Responsibilities for all personnel on a concrete pour are now specified in ASME B30-2014

The American National Standard for material placement system safety is ASME B30.27. (Material placement systems are concrete pumps and concrete conveyors.)  ASME has released B30.27-2014.  It is currently available as an electronic download and as a printed booklet.  The date of issuance was March 26, 2014.  It becomes effective one year after the date of […]

Schwing SPTO 4000 is a Valuable Tool for Concrete Pumpers and Contractors

ST. PAUL, MN.—August 5, 2013. Schwing’s SPTO 4000 is a compact package that provides high volume performance for commercial work. This unit utilizes the truck’s engine to power the concrete pump, providing impressive output and distance capabilities. The SPTO 4000 pump kit handles concrete mixes with up to 2.5-inch aggregate for high utilization on commercial […]

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