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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 …

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 …

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