Altec Articles

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 …

Altec Announces New Wood Chipper with Easy-To-Operate, Improved Features

Altec announces the launch of a wood chipper that comes with all the standard features enjoyed on the DC610 plus many improved features and benefits. These new features will add value to the operator whose job site and application require …

10 Things to Check Before Heading to the Job Site

Safety is about having a firm grasp of the ins and outs of your unit and how it operates. Many of the keys to a safe work environment happen before any harnesses are fastened or safety glasses put on. To …

Altec Sentry Training Program Teaches Safe Productivity

At Altec, we are committed to helping your crew work safer and smarter. We believe this is possible through a thorough knowledge of how to operate our equipment. Sentry Training provides the operator the instruction and skills needed to work …

Altec Astoria Hosts Career Fair at Osceola Facility

Altec Astoria, formerly Astoria Industries of Iowa, is holding a career fair at the Osceola, Iowa facility on Thursday, May 15, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The recent acquisition of Altec Astoria created the need for several careers in …

Get More Out of Your Digger Derrick with These Available Add-On Features

Altec Parts offers savings up to 25 percent when you add on a remote control system or a platform to your derrick. Maximizing your system’s functionality is critical to optimizing your time spent at the job site. Both of these …

Altec Radio Control System Updates Allow Optimized Control of all Derrick Functions

Altec engineering has made several improvements to the derrick remote control system allowing more ease and comfort than ever before. These radio controls allow complete control of all derrick functions including pole guide, winch and digger from any location at …

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