ALL Crane News

Day in the Life: Service Manager Shows Knack for the Work William "Willie" Schneider, Service Manager

Sep 26, 2016
William “Willie” Schneider, a service manager overseeing the four Dawes branches of the ALL Family of Companies, has achieved a certain level of celebrity. He joked, “When we go out, my wife makes bets with me about how many people will approach us and ask, ‘Are you Willie from Dawes?’”
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Sep 26, 2016, 00:00 AM

ALL Addresses Critical Labor Shortage With Lift & Move USA SC&RA, KHL Group Present Series Targeting the Next Generation

Sep 25, 2016
“One of my guys started right out of high school. He’s 22 now and has done very well for himself. I’m proud of him,” Dawes Service Manager Willie Schneider said. “I do lots of school presentations because I want to get more guys like him before they learn any bad habits.”
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Sep 25, 2016, 00:00 AM

In Good Company ALL partners with Mazzella Companies and Industrial Training International for Education and Training

Sep 12, 2016
It’s the company you keep. It’s true; look around you. Since we were kids on the playground, our choices for friends have reflected heavily on us. And now, in the corporate world, our associates play a huge role in our ability to achieve our goals. When three leaders in their respective fields saw an opportunity to partner together, they knew it would be a benefit to them as individuals and as a collective.
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Sep 12, 2016, 00:00 AM

Should you buy used cranes at auction? Depends on how lucky you feel. Caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware.)

Jul 25, 2016
Caveat emptor, Latin for “Let the buyer beware” is a well-known tip that is often forgotten upon the promise of rock-bottom prices.
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Jul 25, 2016, 00:00 AM

Branch Focus: ALL Carolina Fits the Tar Heel Mold

May 9, 2016
Rich Nomanson, general manager of ALL Carolina Crane & Equipment of Raleigh (NC) sets daily personal goals, which nicely parallel the goals of the entire ALL Family and its Raleigh branch: to improve (his leadership) skills, learn from every situation, and help as many people as possible.
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May 9, 2016, 00:00 AM

The Exceptional Landoll Trailer Dealer Equipment Profile

May 6, 2016
The Landoll Corporation is a provider of high-quality, innovative trailers, farm equipment, forklifts, and OEM/GOV equipment. And over 50 years, the company has earned a reputation for balancing quality and value, by offering top-line products at competitive prices.
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May 6, 2016, 00:00 AM

A Day in the Life: Coming Home - Jimmy Hill

Nov 21, 2015
Jimmy Hill was a long distance truck driver, but his talent and experience on the road made him the perfect candidate for ALL's logistics team.
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Nov 21, 2015, 00:00 AM

Equipment Profile: Tallest Platform In Its Class: JLG 1850SJ Ultra Series

Nov 19, 2015
“Short of turning off gravity and letting men float to the job, there hasn’t been an ideal or easy way to get guys up over 180 feet in the air to do work — until now,” said Scott Jerome, senior branch manager at Dawes, a member of the ALL Family in Kaukauna, WI. Jerome is talking about the new JLG 1850SJ telescopic boom lift that boasts an industry-topping platform height of 185 feet 7 inches — that’s more than 18 stories high.
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Nov 19, 2015, 00:00 AM

Branch Focus: Indiana Boomerangs

Nov 18, 2015
Everyone knows what a boomerang is — you throw it, and it turns around and returns to you. Central Rent-A-Crane has had its share of “boomerangs” as well: people who work for the company and then leave for a time, only to return later in their careers.
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Nov 18, 2015, 00:00 AM

Branch Focus: Hoosier Pride - Fort Wayne

Nov 18, 2015
Fort Wayne is Indiana’s second-largest city. While the state is a key part of the Grain Belt and Corn Belt, Indiana boasts a wide variety of thriving industries. In 2015, Chief Executive magazine ranked Indiana sixth in the country and the only Midwest state in the top 10 in a list of “Best States for Business.”
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Nov 18, 2015, 00:00 AM

ALL Aerials Adds Custom Hy-Brids to Fleet, Becomes Dealer

Sep 25, 2015
ALL Aerials, a division of the ALL Family of Companies, has added Custom Equipment's HB-1030 and HB-1430 scissor lifts to its fleet.
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Sep 25, 2015, 00:00 AM

A Day in the Life: Brian Meek Operator-Turned-Sales Specialist

Aug 27, 2015
Brian Meek has always been fascinated with heavy machinery. He seemed destined for a career in the lifting industry. “When I was a kid, I used to ride my bike to construction sites. This business — it’s been a passion for me since I was little.
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Aug 27, 2015, 00:00 AM

Winterize to Maximize Your Investment What ALL does to prepare North America's largest privately owned fleet for winter

Aug 27, 2015
Fall is beautiful. Leaves change colors, and summer heat changes to crisp, cool air. Nobody wants to think about the coming snow, ice and freezing winds that can come on fast. But denial and avoidance leave you unprepared for what’s sure to come.
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Aug 27, 2015, 00:00 AM

Building Bridges Terex Package Adds ATs, Crawler and Truck Cranes or Bridge Construction and Beyond

Jun 11, 2015
From the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States to the sleek steel pedestrian bridge at the Art Institute of Chicago, the ALL Family of Companies’ expertise spans every type of bridge construction and a multitude of difficult geographic conditions.
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Jun 11, 2015, 00:00 AM

The Next Generation of Excellence Labor, retention, & recruiting: The true measure of a company is the people it employs.

Jun 10, 2015
For more than 50 years, the ALL Family of Companies has worked to distinguish itself in its field, and that hard work has paid off.
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Jun 10, 2015, 00:00 AM

Beyond the Hard Hat More Jobs in the Construction Industry

Jun 10, 2015
When people think of the construction industry, they generally think of hard hats, illuminated vests and work boots — maybe flaggers on the highway or folks who operate heavy machinery.
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Jun 10, 2015, 00:00 AM

The Swede Spot Terex Engines

Jun 10, 2015
As part of a recent acquisition of a package of Terex cranes, the ALL Family of Companies added two all-terrain 5500 Explorer models to their fleet
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Jun 10, 2015, 00:00 AM

The Mighty Manitowoc A Look at the Colossal 21000 - Bigger than Godzilla

Mar 18, 2015
A huge red arm across the blue sky, the boom of the 1,000-ton Manitowoc 21000 crawler crane, with its elaborate interlaced lattice pattern and jaw-dropping dimensions, inspires awe in people who know little about cranes.
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Mar 18, 2015, 00:00 AM

10 Tons of Power The SKYJACK ZB2044

Feb 5, 2015
The three-story condominium complex stood in its skeletal state — all structural steel in place. And just in time. All of the subcontractors working on the facility now had to coordinate their efforts and the tools of their various trades.
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Feb 5, 2015, 00:00 AM

Employee Celebrates 40th ALL Anniversary

Feb 5, 2015
"Anything I can do for the company, I'm willing to do it." - Leonard Kelley
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Feb 5, 2015, 00:00 AM