ST. PAUL, MINN. (September 29, 2017) – Schwing America, worldwide designer, manufacturer and distributor of premium concrete production and handling equipment, announced the closing of transaction for the purchase of all the assets of Loop Belt Industries, makers of high-quality truck mounted telescopic conveyors. “We are thrilled to acquire the assets of Loop Belt Industries […]


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 […]

Thank You for an Energized 2014 CFA Convention!

THANK YOU FOR AN ENERGIZED 2014 CFA CONVENTION! The Largest Gathering of Foundation Contractors   Enjoy this recap of the 2014 CFA Summer Convention held July 31 – August 2 in Sandusky, Ohio What Our Attendees Had To Say…We wanted to say thank you for the well organized, fun and educational summer meeting.  Our family […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cold Weather Concrete Pumping Tips

Courtesy of Peak Concrete Pumping

How to prevent or deal with concrete freezing in the concrete pump, which can stop the flow of concrete through the pipeline American Concrete Pumping Association & Schwing America, Inc. as seen at For Construction Cold weather pumping can present a variety of problems as compared to pumping in moderate temperatures. Most obvious, of […]

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