Stands for: RO (first name initials of the company founder), refers to the “stinging” function (such as one of a scorpion).
Founded as R.O. Corporation in Olathe, KY by Ray Pittman and is later acquired by Simon Company changing its name to Simon-RO.
Terex acquires Simon companies including Simon-RO “Stinger”, a manufacturer of boom trucks under brand name of RO “Stinger”, which becomes part of Terex Cranes.
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