Central Equipment specializes in skid-mounted sprayers for truck and trailer mounted de-icing applications

June-17-0711by Jon M. Casey

Central Equipment, LLC of Port Byron, New York has become one of the region’s most reliable sources of skid-mounted deicing sprayers and associated equipment since beginning operation in 1992. That was when Jim and Jackie Yonkers started selling liquid bulk storage tanks and other related parts after Jim’s layoff from a local chemical company. Since he was familiar with some of the equipment used in his former occupation, it seemed only natural for him to begin stocking and selling containers and equipment associated with farm liquid application and in other industries such as car washes. Additionally, there was a market for other liquid handling operations like municipalities and truck body companies. Many of these needed liquid tanks for storage and application of Calcium Chloride for roadway deicing. [Read more…]

Flex-Temp Systems keeps crews working despite frigid temperatures

WCS-3M-21by Mary Weaver

photos by William Weaver

When Mortenson Construction Company broke ground for the new $1 billion Vikings Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, they planned, as they often do, to work straight through the frigid Minnesota winter by enlisting the help of a company they had used in previous wintertime construction, Flex-Temp Systems. Flex-Temp is a company that has expertise in thawing deeply frozen ground and in curing concrete evenly despite extremely cold temperatures. [Read more…]

Clark Equipment Rental and Sales continues to grow

HHN-MR-5-Clark0011by Jon M. Casey

From 2005, when Adam Clark started his equipment rental business in a small one room office at a self-storage facility in Syracuse, until today, at their facility at 559 State Fair Blvd, he has focused upon providing quality rental equipment at reasonable prices. As a result, Clark is expanding their operation with the addition of a new office facility to compliment their 12 bay, 8000-square-foot shop and their 10,000-square-foot warehouse. More importantly, to serve the increased sales demand and the need for additional rental equipment the rental fleet has doubled in one year from 60 to 120 machines. Clark’s lineup includes dozers, backhoes, boom lifts and telehandler forklifts. [Read more…]