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Concrete Specialties ushers apilion-era Zublin machinery

42 Yarda 150Expanded capacity from asset acquisitions involving two peer operators, coupled with recession-rooted market rationalization, have positioned Evanston, Ill.-based Concrete Specialties Co. as a pipe and drainage structure leader serving northeastern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, from Milwaukee to Madison. From its Chicago home base, the family-owned operator covers a 75- to 150-mile market radius for concrete pipe, manhole and box culvert with plants in Elgin, Franklin Park and Romeoville, Ill., plus Kenosha, Wis.

 

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Marcotte technology enables Boulet Brothers’ output boost

52 Marcotte 150Boulet Brothers Concrete Ltd. operates ready mixed plants in Somerset and Ste. Agathe, Manitoba. With over 50 years of delivering quality product, the company is a recognized leader, but always on the lookout for ways to improve the operation, maintain superior client satisfaction, and increase profitability.

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Momentum Fuel Technologies carries Rush Enterprises into CNG solutions

50 Momentumi 150The top U.S. heavy-duty truck dealer’s parent company bills its newest business as the source of the first complete compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks—offering support from design and manufacturing, to sales and ongoing service throughout the equipment life cycle.

 

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Worthington optimizes fuel storage in large diameter Type III cylinder

51 Worthingtonii 150A 26.2-in. diameter cylinder has joined the company’s line of compressed natural gas tanks for heavy-duty trucks. First shown at the 2015 Alternative Clean Transportation Expo in Dallas, it is Worthington Industries’ largest Type III CNG cylinder and, product engineers contend, provides superior fast-fill efficiency. An inner aluminum liner dissipates heat during fast filling, affording an additional 15 to 25 percent more fuel storage compared to Type IV cylinders of similar size.

 

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