Partnership broadens company’s product lines and geographic reach

HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies Inc. merges with BFS

HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce its merger with BFS Betonfertigteilesysteme GmbH. Through this partnership with BFS, HawkeyePedershaab will expand its presence in the concrete pipe and manhole machinery segment, and offer new product lines serving the pressure pipe, manhole, pole plant, and block and paver end-markets.

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ICCX Central Europe celebrates a minor anniversary in 2018, since it is now the fifth trade conference at the Ossa Congress & Spa Hotel. In the process, the event in Ossa has developed from an initially strictly Polish trade conference to an international trade conference within four years. Anyone who wishes to attend in 2018 can now register onlin... 



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Festner invests in the future

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