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Construction equipment: Terramac showcases new crawler carriers at ICUEE 2017

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Construction equipment: Terramac, a manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, highlighted its latest advancements and featured new and specialty crawler carrier models in its exhibit at ICUEE 2017, held October 3-5 in Louisville, KY.

“This was our third time exhibiting at ICUEE and attendees were very familiar with our company and product offerings,” says Mike Crimaldi, CEO of Terramac. “The show was an excellent way to display our newest units while providing our team the opportunity to meet with various utility, electrical and construction companies, connect with Terramac dealers, and enjoy meeting with our existing and potential customers. We are very pleased with the outcome and look forward exhibiting again next time.”

ICUEE attendees experienced the debut of the RT6, Terramac’s most compact machine yet. The new unit is built to be nimble while providing the power needed to accomplish the task at hand. It accommodates a wide variety of support equipment for utility applications and can be easily loaded onto a tag trailer and hauled by line trucks from jobsite to jobsite.

“Many utility contractors attending ICUEE were enthusiastic about the new unit’s compact size,” says Matt Slater, Director of Sales at Terramac. “With a smaller footprint, the RT6 improves access to utility and powerline worksites in confined spaces and remote locations. And, it’s a great solution for tackling applications that don’t require the payload of a larger unit.”

In addition to the product launch, Terramac’s latest specialty unit, the popular RT9 customized with a Shortstop 3.5 concrete mixer by Ernest Industries, drew a lot of attention at the exhibit. This specialty model boasts the ability to deliver ready mix concrete to locations that a traditional ready mix truck cannot access, such as in silt sand base, swampy or muddy areas. And with Terramac’s added ability to tilt up the Shortstop mixer with the RT9’s dump bed function, concrete will remain in the drum at almost any angle.

“The specialty RT9 with cement mixer piqued the interest of many show attendees,” says Mike Stute, President of Ernest Industries. “Attendees were impressed to learn that the Shortstop mixer was designed specifically for Terramac’s RT9 crawler carrier and not a retrofit. We also received a lot of positive feedback about the unit’s fit and finish and quality of workmanship.”

Terramac’s unique 360-degree rotating RT14R unit was also displayed at ICUEE. The RT14R’s unique rotational functionality allows material to be offloaded faster than standard straight frame models. Booth visitors were impressed with the new level of versatility the RT14R provides while greatly improving efficiency and cost savings.

Furthermore, the Terramac display educated attendees on the units’ ability to be mounted with an array of utility attachments including lineman winches, digger derricks, vacuum excavators, boom lifts and aerial buckets, as well as provided the opportunity to participate in product walk-arounds and demonstrations.

Terramac® LLC, based in Elburn, IL, was established to produce the world’s leading crawler carrier. Units are sold through a full dealer network which offers customers easy-to-locate parts and service throughout the world. The units can be customized with support equipment to serve many industries such as pipeline, utility, mining, environmental, general construction and more.

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