- Stands for: RO (first name initials of the company founder), refers to the “stinging” function (such as one of a scorpion).
- Manufacturer of boom trucks with lifting capacities from 20,000 -70,000 lbs.
- Based in Waverly, Iowa.
- Stinger brand cranes are sold in the US
RO Stinger Products
- Boom truck
Founded as R.O. Corporation in Olathe, KS 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.