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Visit us at 2023 Work Truck Show – Indianapolis, IN

Posted on: February 2nd, 2023

Work Truck Week 2023 features new commercial vehicles, industry-focused training and special events North America’s largest work truck event features an expansive exhibit floor displaying the most innovative commercial vehicles, equipment and technology; three days of educational programs and OEM updates; multiple networking opportunities; a two-day Ride & Drive; and the industry’s leading advanced fuels…

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Posted on: December 16th, 2021

This article was published in the December 2021 edition of NTEA News. The United States announced an agreement with European Union (EU) to eliminate tariffs on most steel and aluminum from EU and to put in place a quota system. The tariff elimination will become effective Jan. 1, 2022. In March 2018, U.S. Department of…

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Venturo® Launches New Workforce Packages For Commercial Vehicle Upfitting Program

Posted on: January 19th, 2021

Cincinnati, Ohio (January 22, 2021) – Venco Venturo® Industries, LLC, a leading producer of truck- and van-equipped cranes, is pleased to announce that its commercial vehicle upfitting program has been extended to include new Workforce service body packages, including Workforce25, Workforce45, Workforce55 and Workforce66. Having just announced the opening of their new Venturo Truck Equipment…

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Venturo® Updates Popular Electric-Hydraulic Cranes

Posted on: April 8th, 2020

The Venturo ET25/ET30 Service Cranes feature full-power booms and new options. CINCINNATI, Ohio (April 8, 2020) – Venco Venturo Industries has released new updates on the ET25KXX and the ET30KXX.  Both cranes feature a 5,000 lb capacity with the ET30 being heavier-duty. Both cranes utilized a 6 ft power boom extension with a 4 ft…

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Venturo® Restructures Business to Boost Customer Service

Posted on: July 10th, 2019

Venturo® Restructures Business to Boost Customer Service A new leadership team and new hire round out changes for Cincinnati crane manufacturer CINCINNATI, Ohio (July 10, 2019) – Venturo®, a leading producer of truck- and van-equipped cranes, has announced a series of promotions and a new hire that will further improve its noted track record of…

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Crane Selector Web Tool Pairs Vehicles with Cranes

Posted on: May 22nd, 2019

Venturo® has released a new finder on its website to keep job sites equipped with the proper service cranes. The brand-new Crane Selector utilizes gross vehicle weight, necessary boom length and maximum load capacity to pair vehicles with the most suitable Venturo product. Venturo cranes are designed for an array of light, moderate and heavy-duty…

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How Logic Controls Revolutionize the Job Site

Posted on: May 14th, 2019

Construction demands that you be on your A-game, physically and mentally. The last thing a foreman or contractor needs is additional difficulties, when they already have to face tough profit margins, a tight labor market and declining worker retention. Overcoming these woes means dedication and efficiency, and new programmable logic controls (PLC) systems can be…

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Venturo® Launches New Crane Control Management System

Posted on: May 1st, 2019

Venturo® has released an advanced control system that provides safety, control and reliability for its line of fully-hydraulic service cranes. The new Venturo Logic Controls (VLC™) crane control management system provides enhanced control of capacities throughout a crane’s load operation. Benefits of the VLC system include overload protection, vehicle stability and grade indications, real-time load…

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OSHA Delays Crane Operator Evaluation Documentation Requirement

Posted on: February 11th, 2019

In response to industry requests, OSHA has announced it is delaying full enforcement of its requirement for employers to evaluate their crane operators. In a memorandum to OSHA Regional Administrators and State Plans, OSHA Acting Director of the Directorate of Construction Scott Ketcham stated that during the first 60 days of enforcement (until April 15, 2019), OSHA will evaluate…

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Venturo® Releases New Crane Safety Control Management System

Posted on: January 23rd, 2019

CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 22, 2019) – The role of technology in the American service truck industry is playing a significantly more important role in new product development.  One of the biggest impacts has been the development and acceptance of PLC systems (Programmable Logic Controls).  These European-style control systems give the user greater control and safety…

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Venturo® Introduces New 7,800 lb HT45KX Hydraulic Service Crane

Posted on: January 23rd, 2019

CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 22, 2019) – Venco Venturo Industries has introduced the all new Venturo HT45KX full-hydraulic service crane.  This crane features a maximum lifting capacity of 7,800 lbs and up to 25 ft of boom reach. This new crane was developed with a lighter-weight, hexagonal boom structure and crane housing which gives service truck…

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Venturo® Introduces New Variation of the ET12KX Electric Crane

Posted on: January 23rd, 2019

CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 22, 2019) – Venco Venturo Industries has introduced a new variation of one of its most popular cranes.  The ET12KX-P is now a 3,500 lb electric-hydraulic service crane with a fully-powered boom extension up to 16 ft. This crane was developed with the operator in mind, giving them a fully-powered crane without…

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Venco Venturo Industries Achieves NTEA MVP Status Renewal

Posted on: January 11th, 2018

CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 10, 2018) – The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has again recognized Venco Venturo Industries under its Member Verification Program (MVP) during the quarter ended December 2017 for its ongoing commitment to professionalism, industry knowledge and high performance. Venco Venturo has received MVP status for another three-year term, which will be up…

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Water District Uses Cranes to Increase Worker Productivity and Safety

Posted on: September 26th, 2017

The Kennebunk, Kennebunkport & Wells Water District (KK&W Water District) is a quasi-municipal water utility that was established in 1921 by an act of the Maine State Legislature. The service area, the second longest in Maine, extends 25 miles along the York County coastline and includes the Towns of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells, Ogunquit, Arundel and…

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VC1000 Van Crane Helps Transport Auto Parts in Rockville, MN.

Posted on: January 24th, 2017

VC1000 Van Crane Helps Transport Auto Parts in Rockville, MN.  A very big thank you to Aaron Miller, Bob Witzmann and Cole at Automotive Parts Specialists in Rockville, Minnesota for allowing me to tag along with them on their parts deliveries and pick-ups. The VC1000 Van Crane did its job all the way up to…

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