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Utility One Source Announces Acquisition of North American Equipment Upfitters

Kansas City, Missouri and Hooksett, New Hampshire, April 4, 2017 – Utility One Source (“UOS”) today announced the recent acquisition of North American Equipment Upfitters (“NAEU”), a leading provider of quality aerial truck upfitting services to telephone, utility and cable companies as well as municipalities, private sector crane businesses and fire apparatus. Based in Hookset,  [...]

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Custom Truck & Equipment Announces Supply Agreement with Richmond Conveyors

Kansas City, MO (February 24, 2017) – Custom Truck and Equipment LLC (“CTE”) announced today that it has agreed to a three-year supply agreement with Richmond Conveyors to be the sole-distributor of its fiberglass shingle conveyor. The conveyor will be manufactured by Load King LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CTE, and will be a part  [...]

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Utility One Source Opens Full Sales & Service Facility in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK (December 6, 2016) – Utility One Source announced today an expansion by opening a new facility for equipment rental, new and used sales, parts and service in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “We’re very pleased to expand into the Oklahoma City market, offering our full suite of products and services to the area,” said  [...]

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Utility One Source Forms Rental & Service Partnership with Falcon Equipment in Canadian Markets

KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (September 20, 2016) – Utility One Source (UOS) today announced it has formed a Rental & Service partnership with Falcon Equipment, the known provider of resilient equipment and support to the Canadian markets. The partnership is the latest milestone in UOS’ ongoing strategy to deliver a robust portfolio of superior equipment and  [...]

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Load King announces addition of the 18” Loaded Deck Height to Signature Series

Introducing: Load King’s 503-554 SS SF – 18” LDH, the newest addition to its iconic Signature Series of Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck Trailers. [...]

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Load King Trailers Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Load King Trailers, an American trailer manufacturer and industry icon, is celebrating its 60th year of providing first-class, performance-driven trailers to heavy equipment industries [...]

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Load King Announces Plans to Introduce 60-Ton Detachable Gooseneck to the Industry

The Load King Signature Series has always carried a lot of weight within the industry. Now it carries even more, with the introduction of the Signature Series 60-Ton Trailer [...]

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Custom Truck & Equipment Opens Full Sales & Service Facility in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (May 16, 2016) – Custom Truck and Equipment, A Utility One Source Company, announced today that it is further expanding its geographic footprint, by opening a new facility for equipment rental, new and used sales, and aftermarket parts and service in Atlanta, Georgia. “Utility One Source is pleased to announce the addition of []

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Custom Truck & Equipment Wins 2016 Cornerstone Award

May, 2016 – “The Cornerstone Awards, hosted by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Kansas City, Missouri, were established by the EDC to recognize companies and organizations that contribute to the growth of Kansas City’s economy. New construction, redevelopment, capital investments, and jobs created or retained within Kansas City, Missouri city limits are recognized every []

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Utility One Source Announces Initiation of Call & Information Center, Rental Equipment Industry’s First Proprietary Service Network

Kansas City, Missouri, April 7, 2016 – Utility One Source, the nation’s leading provider of vocational equipment and services, and the parent company of Custom Truck & Equipment (CTE), announced today its plans to introduce the equipment rental industry’s first proprietary aftermarket Call & Information Center, a comprehensive service network in which all rental customers []

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Utility One Source Announces Partnership with Ring-O-Matic

KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (March 17, 2016) – Utility One Source announces a new partnership with Ring-O-Matic, to provide customers with rental solutions for Ring-O-Matic vacuum excavation trucks, trailers and skid-mounted systems. The partnership further demonstrates the Utility One Source mission of offering unmatched, diversified equipment solutions in the industries it serves. “The Ring-O-Matic team is []

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Utility One Source Announces Partnership with Toro

KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (March 17, 2016) – Utility One Source announces a new partnership with Toro, to provide utilities and utility contractors with rental access to Toro underground products across North America. “We are very pleased to join forces with Toro,” says Fred Ross, CEO of Utility One Source. “UOS brings its commitment to equipment []

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Shorten Outages With a Mechanics Truck

March, 2016 – “For Empire, the benefits of these replacement mechanics trucks are clear, but selecting the right setup involved Empire manager of transportation, Dave Russell; Brad Buxton with dealer Custom Truck and Equipment (CTE) in Kansas City, a Utility One Source company; and IMT regional sales manager, Mark Partlow. Russell had to weigh his []

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UOS Expands Upfitting and Parts Operations in Arkansas

January 27, 2016 – Utility One Source Cabot, AR is excited to open an expanded office for the upfitting and parts departments. This expansion allows the upfitting operation to offer services to commercial customers, general contractors, municipal customers, fleet maintenance professionals and general work truck owners. Mike Webb, Upfitting Manager is excited for the potential []

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Utility One Source Announces Acquisition of Load King

Utility One Source today announced the acquisition of Load King, a leading provider of specialty trailers, from Manitex International. Based in Elk Point, South Dakota, Load King’s existing management team, will continue to lead and to grow the business as part of Utility One Source. Utility One Source, founded by private equity funds managed by []

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UOS to Open Largest Service and Fab Facility for Rail, Utility and Infrastructure Equipment

Kansas City, Missouri, November 12, 2015. Utility One Source (UOS) announced today it plans to open the largest service and fabrication facility for rail, utility and infrastructure equipment in the nation. UOS has already begun construction on the new facility, a state-of-the-art complex spanning 70,000 square feet that will sit adjacent to the Headquarters Campus []

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ICUEE Exhibits Chock Full of New and Updated Equipment

“Utility One Source delivered perhaps the most far-reaching announcement of the show. Chairman and CEO Chris Ragot officially rolled out the new company and its concept of uniting several regional equipment dealers and service companies into one large entity that can effectively offer equipment and service to utility industry customers from coast to coast and []

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Debut of UOS’ Innovative Single-Man Digger Configuration

Utility One Source today announced the introduction of its Single-Man Cab & Chassis, Digger Derrick Configuration to the industry, a dynamic, one-of-a-kind unit; its cutting-edge design serving as manifestation of end-user feedback, and its assembly perfected for performance in the field. Boasting a Terex Commander 6060 Digger atop a UOS-optimized Peterbilt 365 6×6, the ability []

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Elliott and Utility One Source Unveil E190 Aerial Device

In response to industry requests for a taller, more efficient, higher capacity work platform, Elliott Equipment Company and Utility One Source have developed the 190-ft E190 E-Line lift in an exclusive partnership to serve the utility market. Now the tallest truck-mounted telescopic aerial made in North America, Elliott’s new 190-ft. E190 E-Line was unveiled at []

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