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August 30, 2015 4:51 AM ET


Company Overview of Altec, Inc.

Company Overview

Altec, Inc. designs, manufactures, and supplies products to electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. The company supplies new and used bucket trucks, digger derricks, cranes, telecommunication equipment, aerial devices, cable handlers, bodies, chippers, green fleet, pressure diggers, ground pole drivers, hotline insulator washers, and more. It also conducts public auction sales of equipment. In addition, the company offers various rental equipment solutions, as well as rents specialty equipment, including dump trucks, pole trailers, four drum pullers, single drum pullers, tensioners, pullers, reel carriers, and underground pullers. Further, i...

210 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

United States

Founded in 1929





Key Executives for Altec, Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Director of Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Altec, Inc. Key Developments

Altec Releases TDA58, an Insulating (Category C) Tracked Aerial Device

Altec announced the release of the TDA58, an insulating (category C) tracked aerial device, ruggedly designed and major component protected for use in the tree care, utility and construction industries. This telescopic double articulating aerial device provides 63 feet of working height and, with its slim design, can fit through a 36 inch gate. The TDA58's compact, yet rugged design makes it the ideal product for work in harsh tree care conditions, as well as residential applications. With a 36-foot side reach, the unit can operate front to back on a 20 degree slope. The quick set up time of this product gives operators the ability to begin work quickly and without interruption. Design features include: Load sense hydraulic system with pilot operated upper controls; Multiplex electric over hydraulic carrier and lower controls; Two speed proportional track; Three function ISO-Grip controller in the platform with two additional individual levers; and Hydraulically extending radial outriggers. With the combined productivity and safety of the TDA58, customers are provided the best value and benefits of a tracked, insulating aerial device available in the market.

Altec Announces Release of Newest Cable Placer, the T40P

Altec announced the release of newest cable placer, the T40P. The Altec T40P is a very unique offering as it combines the most popular components and technologies with upgrades from its existing line of cable placers, the AT40C, AP45A and A40P into an improved best in class cable placing solution. This newly configured and upgraded product will offer the best value in the market for new and existing Altec customers in aerial telecommunications, construction and maintenance. The aerial component of the T40P cable placer comes from the upgraded current Altec A40P, its most recent design that incorporates the most customer preferred features of a cable placing aerial in the industry. It will utilize a newly designed closed center hydraulic system for improved control functionality. The upgraded stringing system comes partially from the AT40C since it is recognized as the industrystandard cable handling system on the market. Utilizing strand reel & full stringing capabilities, electro/hydraulic strand brakes and a full stringing bull wheel and tow line, the T40P is best in class and will continue to set the standard for years to come. Lastly, the reel braking system is designed and engineered utilizing the efficient and proven Altec electric over hydraulic system that has satisfied and exceeded the needs of its customers year after year. Additional features of the T40P includes new platform with redesigned tool trays, new fork arm design and intercom system. Updated variable displacement hydraulic system with new single handle joystick controller with multifunctioning capabilities. Redesigned, cable reel lifting system with automatic bidirectional capability. The new Altec T40P combined package will offer customers the best value and benefits of cable placing technology that are available in the market.

Altec Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance Agreement with ZeroRPM Inc

Altec Inc. announced a strategic alliance agreement with ZeroRPM Inc. to provide high-efficiency work truck solutions to the electric utility, telecommunications and construction industries. Altec and ZeroRPM will provide enhanced idle mitigation and hybrid systems on work trucks to provide customers with improved fuel consumption and reduced tailpipe emissions.

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