ELFA Equipment Management Conference Hits Phoenix This Month

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Equipment Management Conference EducationWith technological advances and economic shifts, the heavy equipment industry is constantly in flux. Isolated businesses can have a difficult time keeping up with the changes and are in danger of becoming irrelevant as the industry progresses without them.

Attending conferences and trade shows is one of the best ways to stay up to date with new technology and best business practices. Not only that, but they are a networking paradise, allowing you to learn from your peers and even partner with them to grow your business.

If you’re ready to invest in the growth of your business by attending an industry conference, the ELFA Equipment Management Conference in taking place in Phoenix, AZ on February 23-25, 2014. Read more »

Heavy Equipment Industry Show and Conference Calendar

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Heavy Equipment Shows CalendarWhen it comes to heavy equipment shows and conferences, there’s hardly an empty day on the calendar. You have multiple opportunities during the year to learn from industry experts and see the latest in equipment technology, no matter what part of the country you’re based in.

TuffWerx wants to give you the tools you need to succeed, so we’ve put together this living list of industry events as a resource for you. The events are ordered chronologically, with notes on which sectors of the industry will be involved. If any event peaks your interest, make sure you visit the event website we’ve listed for full information on exhibitors and speakers. Read more »

Exclusive Interview with TuffWerx Chief Technology Officer Erik Dreyer

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Erik Dreyer TuffWerx Chief Technology Officer

Go behind the scenes at TuffWerx to meet Chief Technology Officer Erik Dreyer and learn about his innovative vision to build things the heavy equipment industry has never seen before.

TuffWerx: Your colorful work history includes time at NASA’s Space Shuttle program, plus you were part of the development team that created eBay Motors. How do your efforts at TuffWerx compare to those exciting times in your life?

Erik Dreyer: Actually, TuffWerx is more exciting than both my NASA and eBay experience. In both of those cases, I was in a well-defined role. I was an expert in my arena, but had many layers of management I had to deal with to bring about real change. Don’t get me wrong, it was exciting to be a part of something really big. It’s just that I was only able to contribute in a limited way.

With TuffWerx, I’ve had the opportunity to expand into roles far Read more »