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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 …

Altec Cranes for Tree Care Optional Features Available

Making Tree Care Easier with Altec Cranes If your tree care work requires some heavy lifting, then Altec’s truck-mounted cranes, outfitted with forestry packages are for you. Ranging from 18 to 38 ton capacities, with behind-the-cab, riding seat or rear-mount …

What’s Your Preparedness Plan?

Utilities, contractors and municipalities have a big job to do when natural disasters strike. Being prepared for natural disaster is the only way to make it through these tough times. Altec is here to help you make wise decisions that …

2014 Altec ‘Top Wrench’ Award Recipients

Altec is pleased to announce the 22 recipients of the 2014 Altec Top Wrench Award honoring outstanding service technicians. Technicians are nominated from both Altec’s Mobile Service division as well as Altec Service Centers. To be nominated, technicians must perform …

5 Parts to Have on Your Truck This Hurricane Season

As hurricane season approaches, it is important to get your trucks stocked with the supplies you need if a storm or other natural disaster affects your area. When a hurricane is headed your way, here is a quick list of …

Altec Makes a Special Delivery to Alaska’s North Slope

“Customer First” is one of Altec’s strongest commitments. This is evident in the equipment we build, which provides our customers with the solutions they need to get the job done. Customers are at the forefront of every decision we make …

Don’t Sweat the Spec: How to Choose a Bucket Truck to Fit Your Application

Your company is at the point when it’s time to add an aerial device to your fleet. If you have been assigned the not-so-simple task of deciding what that new addition will be, it’s very important to consider a few …

Celebrating 85 Years of Helping You Raise America

Altec is celebrating its 85th anniversary of playing a small role in the greatness you achieve day in and day out in the communities across America. Since 1929, we have been with you during the ups and downs that have …

Oil and Natural Gas Production in the Permian Basin

Altec’s AC45-127S provides well site safety and productivity in West Texas We recently joined Anderson Perforating on a day at the well site to see how they use their new AC45-127S boom truck cranes. The company recently purchased several of …

Altec DB37 Easily Towed on New Smart Wagon TSW-HD

The newly designed Smart Wagon TSW-HD is ideal for transporting compact, heavy duty machinery like Altec’s DB37 backyard, track-mounted digger derrick. This dynamic duo will help you maximize your jobsite capabilities while making the most out of your equipment and …

Get You and Your Unit Prepped for the Summer

The days of summer’s sweltering heat are upon us. It’s very important to prepare both you and your Altec unit including aerials, digger derricks, cranes and wood chippers for the hot temperatures. Here are some suggestions that will keep you …

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