Business Roundup: OKC plant key to Genie’s global play; Doosan Bobcat donates machines for training; Volvo to sell Allied hammers; Proxibid, RES deal

Oklahoma City plant part of Genie’s response to global competition

Genie sees its Oklahoma City facility as a perfect example of where the aerial device manufacturer’s future lies – the result of global growth and local responsiveness.

The company breathed new life into the plant that had once manufactured parent company Terex’s road paving equipment. Today, it spans 200,000 square feet and has become the company’s “center of excellence” for telehandlers. It also manufactures Terex cranes, and this year, Genie consolidated its reconditioning operations there.

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Doosan Bobcat donates machines to regional training centers

Doosan Bobcat North America has donated seven Bobcat machines to four regional vocational schools for service technician training programs. The donated equipment includes compact track loaders, compact excavators, wheel loaders and Versa-HANDLER telescopic tool carriers.

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Volvo dealers to sell Allied hydraulic hammer products

Volvo Construction Equipment dealers will now sell Allied hydraulic breakers and other aftermarket attachments through a new partnership of the two companies.

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Proxibid selected as online bidding provider for RES Auction Services

Ohio-based RES Auction Services, poised to open a sprawling new equipment yard, has selected Proxibid as the exclusive provider of online bidding for its auctions.

The first RES equipment auction in the new yard will be at 9 a.m. November 18. Bidders can participate in person at the auction facility in Wooster, Ohio, as well as online via Proxibid, says Andy White, RES co-owner and lead auctioneer.

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