Tag: McLanahan Corp

Frac sand producers are taking advantage of this lull in the market to prepare for the next boom. Photo: iSstock.com/BanksPhotos

Waiting on the frac sand floodgates to open

September 20, 2019By

One industry veteran provides his view on the evolving frac sand market and offers a look at what’s coming down the pike.

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The plant produces C33 concrete sand and mason sand for the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Photo courtesy of McLanahan Corp.

Dolese Bros. plant upgrade promotes consistency, efficiency

August 9, 2019By

At a new plant in Oklahoma, Dolese and a partner put together the right combination of equipment to meet the needs of a bustling market.

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Dealers who offer quality, steady service are more capable of adding to their equipment and parts sales and, in turn, maximizing their own profit margins. Photo courtesy of Telsmith.

How dealers are shifting their approach to customer service

July 25, 2019By

Procuring enough people with technical skills to service equipment is problematic for producers, but dealers are stepping in to provide service where shortcomings exist.

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Aggregate producers generally agree the best dealers not only maintain a vast inventory of parts but have the means to get parts to their operation in a timely fashion. Photo: iStock.com/ipopba

New pressures on dealers to keep stocked shelves

July 24, 2019By

Having parts readily available and the means to rapidly deliver them are intensifying dealer responsibilities within our increasingly just-in-time world.

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As complicated as the supply chain can be in some territories, it’s often the industry’s long-serving people who keep manufacturers, dealers and producers connected. Photo: iStock.com/D3Damon

How dealers fit into an increasingly complex supply chain

July 23, 2019By

While the consolidation of equipment manufacturers creates new synergies, it has arguably given rise to a more complicated supply chain in an industry yearning for simplicity.

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Redefining the equipment dealer’s role

July 22, 2019By

Selling equipment, offering top-notch service and providing critical parts remain essential dealer responsibilities, but the changing industry is asking dealers to adapt with it.

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Trevor Park

New director of sales at Eagle Iron Works

May 28, 2019By

Eagle Iron Works promoted Trevor Park to director of sales. He will oversee the sales and customer service functions for the company.

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Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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