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January 30, 2023
Lexington, KY – Gary Lane, Link-Belt’s Manager of North American Sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2022. These distributors are based on overall performance in marketing, sales, and support of Link-Belt cranes. Link-Belt’s top... | READ MORE |
January 24, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Link-Belt Cranes has announced its all-new 300-ton (250-mt) 300|AT all-terrain crane will debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG ‘23 in Las Vegas, Nevada (March 14 – 18, 2023). Following valuable voice of the customer data collection as well as... | READ MORE |
January 16, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI), the parent company of Link-Belt Cranes, announced an agreement with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, HCM) to acquire the shares of Sumitomo Heavy Industries... | READ MORE |
January 12, 2023
ACT Exclusive: January 2023 issue of American Cranes & Transport Link-Belt Cranes will debut its new 300|AT (300-ton) all terrain crane at ConExpo 2023 in Las Vegas (March 14 - 18).   “This a big leap forward in our continued... | READ MORE |
January 10, 2023
LEXINGTON, Ky – After 40 years of dedicated service, Roy Burger, Government Sales and International Sales Manager, has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2022. Burger led International Sales at Link-Belt Cranes since 2008, and also... | READ MORE |
January 5, 2023
Big B Crane Takes on the Bend County EpiCenter Using Link-Belt Cranes In the last 24 months Big B Crane of Burleson, Texas has purchased six Link-Belt lattice crawler cranes from local Link-Belt Cranes distributor, HOLT Crane & Equipment... | READ MORE |
November 7, 2022
Lexington, KY – Bauma 2022 wrapped up on October 30 in Munich, Germany with more than 495,000 attendees representing over 200 countries. Show organizer Messe Munchen says about 3,200 exhibiting companies from 60 countries participated in the... | READ MORE |
November 4, 2022
Link-Belt Cranes, Industry Innovator     Cranes Today reached out to Link-Belt Cranes for comment on future developments in the lifting industry for the next 50 years. Cranes Today's November issue commemorates the magazine's... | READ MORE |
October 17, 2022
Link-Belt Cranes will continue to be a combined display with our sister company, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes Co., Ltd. (HSC). This approach serves the needs of both of our companies and helps minimize each company’s overall cost... | READ MORE |
October 10, 2022
Be on the lookout for the October issue of Lift & Access magazine which highlights a recent project for Mike Doubeck, Crane Operator for Coonrod Wrecker & Crane Service of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and their new 120|RT.
September 23, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Michael Dawson has been named marketing product specialist for lattice crawler and telescopic crawler cranes at Link-Belt Cranes. In his new role Dawson will provide marketing and sales support to all lattice crawler and telescopic... | READ MORE |
September 15, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Sixty-five members of the 2022 Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) Hoisting and Rigging Cranes User Group attended a five-day conference at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown in Lexington, KY. The group also conducted hands-on... | READ MORE |
September 14, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – TMC Cranes, LLC of Monroe, Georgia recently took ownership of a new 300-ton (272-mt) 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane for precast tilt panel business in the southeastern United States. “Since we took delivery of this 348 four... | READ MORE |
August 11, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Gary Plasencia has been named district sales manager for the northeastern United States and eastern provinces of Canada for Link-Belt Cranes. Gary Lane, Link-Belt Cranes North American Sales Manager, announced at Link-Belt’s... | READ MORE |
August 10, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – Wilkerson Crane Rental of Kansas City, Kansas purchased three telescopic crawler cranes, a 250-ton (235-mt) TCC-2500, and two 140-ton (127-ton) TCC-1400s with a customer and project in mind.    According to Larry Smith,... | READ MORE |
August 8, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky – J&B Heavy Haul of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma purchased a Link-Belt Cranes 175-ton (150-mt) 175|AT all terrain crane for their trucking and heavy haul business. Primarily J&B Heavy Haul services the civil, power,... | READ MORE |

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