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Altec Aerial Platform Inspection – To Repair or Replace?

Improper platform inspection and maintenance can put you and your crew at risk and could lead to serious injury. Inspecting the platform for wear and damage is an important step in the pre-operational check, which should be completed every shift. …

How to Make Sound Equipment Decisions

Key Considerations for New and Used Bucket Truck Purchasing Deciding whether to buy a new or used bucket truck comes down to two things: what you need and what you can pay. Finding a balance between needs and costs may …

Five Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Altec Digger Derrick

Altec engineers our digger derricks with the equipment and systems that make the work you do easier, like digging holes at an angle or lifting maximum loads. Here is a list of ways to maximize the performance and safety of …

Altec’s Newest Wood Chipper on Display at the Rental Show

Trade show season has arrived and Altec is kicking off this year at The Rental Show in New Orleans, LA, Feb 22-25 at booth # 6721. We look forward to meeting with you personally to find out more about your …

Altec Capital Offers Trade-in Credits with Options

Need an Upgrade? Altec Capital Offers Trade-in Credits with Options Altec Capital is now offering trade-in credits of up to $20,000 toward the purchase of a new or new-to-you unit. Once approved, you will receive trade-in credit for a new …

Altec Launches its Highest Reaching Aerial Product: AC40-152S

The AC40-152S can easily transform from crane to aerial mode of operation in a matter of minutes. Altec recently launched the AC40-152S designed for construction and transmission applications that meets both aerial and crane industry standards. Having both an aerial …

Altec Supply Offers OSHA Approved Equipment

Are You Ready? Don’t be caught off-guard! The New OSHA Requirements for Arc Flash Clothing, Harnesses, Lanyards, and Fall Protection Equipment will be effective April 1, 2015. Altec Supply offers the OSHA approved equipment that will help you keep your …

Altec and Clay Electric Co-op Celebrate 50th Anniversary

When Clay Electric Co-Op called to place the company’s 2015 equipment purchase order, they had a big surprise for Altec Account Manager, Chuck Martin. The company had located the 50-year-old purchase order for an Altec digger derrick and a hydraulic …

Altec Announces Sponsorship of 2015 ‘Spotlight on China’

Altec recently hosted a special ceremony to formally announce that the Birmingham International Center has selected China as their 2015 “Spotlight Country”. Altec is a major sponsor of the initiative, which will help promote cultural understanding and further commercial opportunities …

Small Machine, Big Results

As featured in November/December 2014 issue of Pro Contractor Rentals Magazine.   Altec’s compact wood chipper is the right size for any customer By Margaret Ann Walker Projects come in all shapes and sizes, from commercial developments to weekend projects …

Altec Headed to TCI Expo Next Week

Altec will showcase a variety of tree care equipment at the TCI Expo in Hartford, Conn at the Connecticut Convention Center. Stop by booth 301 November 13-15 to see Altec’s industry-leading equipment built specifically for tree care applications including a …

What I Learned from a Bucket Truck

As featured in September/October 2014 issue of Electric Energy T&D Magazine.   Disaster preparedness best practices from those who know By Jason Tower For the contractors, utilities and cooperatives who use them, the platform of a bucket truck is likely …

Altec’s DSC6 Wood Chipper Recognized with 2014 ‘New Product Award’

Altec’s newest controlled-feed wood chipper was recently awarded Arbor Age’s 2014 “A+ New Product Award”. The award recognizes products introduced to the professional arborist market during the past year. Products are judged by the Green Media Editorial Staff on several …

How to Get Your Truck Ready for Winter

When the temperatures outside are dropping, but your workload is not, make sure to order all the parts needed to keep your unit running efficiently at the job site this winter. Here are the parts Altec’s Mobile Service Technicians recommend …

Celebrating 30 Years in Canada

Altec Canada celebrates 30 years providing equipment and services throughout Canada’s many provinces and territories. We are humbled by the opportunity to provide you with tools and equipment to support infrastructure. At Altec, our partnerships are founded on listening to …

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