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A scrap recycling plant manager approached Nycon Corp. to design a robust slab that would reduce the cost and frequency of replacing concrete in its heavy work area. The operation needed heavy-duty slabs capable of enduring tremendous abuse as well as occasional 200,000-lb. wheel loads.

What if concrete producers were able to record all batching activities as they occur, and benefit from the possibility to review live a “replay” of their production process, as you would replay a touchdown at the Super Bowl?

Schwing America has introduced the S 43 SX concrete pump for 2012—the 16th model in the company’s boom line. The S 43 SX utilizes the exclusive RZ boom design with five-section versatility and 918-degrees of total articulation. The model combines the best features of two boom types—Roll and Fold, and Z.