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Las Vegas, March 25, 2011 – Terex Cranes has announced an order for 40 cranes from Empire Crane Company, for the retail value of over 20 million US$, signed this week at Conexpo.


Cranes included in this transaction are the new Terex® Roadmaster 9000 truck mounted crane, Terex® RT 100 and RT 130 rough terrain cranes as well as Terex® AC 350/6, AC 250-1, AC 100/4L all terrain cranes, among other models.


This new order highlights the success of a close partnership of nine years with Terex Cranes, which first began at ConExpo, Las Vegas in 2002, within months of the company’s founding by brothers Luke J. Lonergan, Vice President and Paul J. Lonergan, President, Empire Crane.


Impressed by the determination and potential of the new enthusiastic team, and convinced that there was something that a large company like Terex Cranes could do “to help them crack the door open”, it was Ron DeFeo, Chief Executive Officer of Terex Corporation, who first invited them to join the Terex Cranes distributor family.


Three shows and nine years later, the company has never looked back - not even during the industry lows of 2008 and 2009. Today, Empire Crane has successfully gained customers’ confidence for the provision of cranes, parts and service support throughout North East America. With three facilities across the region, Empire has become one of its largest crane distributors. The company won a Terex Cranes Sales Award in 2008 and 2009, and the company’s Parts Distributor Recognition Award in 2009.


“At Empire Crane, we are highly focused on the quality of the products and service that we provide. With signs of an upward trend, we are feeling optimistic about the future. This 40 unit order will ensure that we are ready to provide the solutions that our customers need, as soon as they need them.” says Luke J. Lonergan, Vice President, Empire Crane.


For Terex Cranes, this new order goes beyond its customer’s confidence in the company’s products. According to Ron DeFeo, “In addition to intrinsic product quality, responsive customer service support is paramount to building the strong partnerships our customers need to rely on. We are honored that Empire Crane has put its trust and confidence in our company and look forward to providing them with the cranes and efficient support they need to support the success of their business today, and in the years to come.


About Empire Crane Company

Empire Crane Co., LLC was founded by brothers Paul & Luke Lonergan in January of 2002 and has grown to become one of the leading crane dealers in the North East of America, and is Authorized Distributor for the complete line of Terex Cranes.

With a full sales, parts & service facility located in Syracuse, New York, branches are located in Boston, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Empire Crane offers over-the-road service to all locations serving all corners of the world for crane sales and parts and service support.

Empire Crane and its employees are proud to have built their reputation for customer service satisfaction and as they continue to move forward they look forward to continuing that reputation by keeping the customer and their complete satisfaction their first priority. More information on Empire Crane Company services can be found at

About Terex

Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer operating in four business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Construction, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, energy, refining and utility industries. Terex offers a complete line of financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. More information on Terex can be found at

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