Industry News: June 2018

Here's a quick roundup of recent industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

StoneAge welcomes new vice president of finance and information technology
StoneAge has named Peter Brooks as vice president of finance and information technology. He will be based out of the Durango, Colorado, home office and provide oversight of accounting, financial and information strategies.

Redesigned HammerHead Trenchless website launched
The newly redesigned website provides customers in a wide range of industries faster, easier access to in-depth information and resources regarding trenchless methods and products. In addition to improved navigation and design, other new features include a dealer locator tool; enhanced product pages; links to purchase products on the e-commerce site; industry-specific content to help users find trenchless solutions to match their needs; and access to the HammerHead resource library, with user manuals, product literature and other documents.

Felling Trailers named 2018 Green Manufacturing Award recipient
Felling Trailers was presented the 2018 Green Manufacturing Award at the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. This award was established to recognize manufacturers that have made significant contributions toward improving their environmental impact within their manufacturing processes and facilities. Over the course of several years, Felling Trailers has made the reduction of their environmental footprint a prime focus in the operation of their company. The most recent initiative achieved was obtaining ISO 9001:2015 Certification for their quality management system.

LaValley Industries adds new distributor
LaValley Industries announced it has entered into an alliance with American Augers to distribute the TONGHAND exit side wrench and DECKHAND pipe handling system specifically configured for loading and unloading drill pipe in HDD applications. “We’re excited to make DECKHAND and TONGHAND available to American Auger’s loyal customers,” says Jason LaValley, CEO and founder. “American Augers has a rich history of providing innovative solutions to its customers and we believe that our products combined with their global network is a win-win for our industry.”


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