Ring Power Heavy Equipment Helping to Construct New CSX Rail Hub

November 12, 2012 at 1:29 PMRing Power

 

When work began on the new Polk County CSX Rail Hub in Winter Haven, Fla. last February, it was all Cat® equipment getting the job done.

Last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott joined state and local officials, along with executives from several Florida companies — including Ring Power — at the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Winter Haven Intermodal Rail terminal.

The CSX Intermodal terminal is being built on 318 acres and will include five 3,000 feet loading tracks, and two 10,000 feet arrival and departure tracks.

To date Ring Power has supplied two articulated trucks, five hydraulic excavators, eight track-type tractors and one compactor for the project.

Once finished, the terminal is projected to create approximately 8,500 jobs and generate more than $10 billion in economic impact over the next ten years.

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We're Ready to Assist Florida Customers When Disaster Strikes

November 8, 2012 at 9:13 AMRing Power

When Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast last month, it brought devastation to millions of families who now face the daunting task of recovering from the aftermath.

Ring Power Corporation continues to work closely with other Cat® dealers in mobilizing equipment, personnel and other resources to help the affected areas.

When facing a crisis, every second counts and it may be difficult to use your “normal” procurement methods or go through the typical procurement cycle.

Caterpillar’s national-competitively bid cooperative contracts allow you to get the equipment you need, while ensuring procurement rules are met.

You can count on Ring Power’s Governmental Division for your immediate equipment needs. Ring Power can facilitate clean-up using debris removal, utility and power generation equipment in a timely manner; ensuring your procurement rules are being met, and allowing you to focus on dealing with the disaster at hand.

Ring Power’s emergency services are available to assist 24/7.

For more information, contact Alan Thomas, Vice President/Director of Governmental Sales at (813) 865-2214, or visit, government.ringpower.com

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RPC Assists Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts with Generators

November 2, 2012 at 5:18 PMRing Power

Ring Power Corporation is assisting with relief and recovery efforts across the Northeast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

To date Ring Power has deployed in excess of 73 megawatts of Cat® Rental Power to peer Cat dealers and customers across the Northeast. The Cat sound attenuated generators were dispatched to Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Jersey. The generators, known in the industry as “XQs,” are used around the world to provide temporary power. Some of the relief rental applications included: temporary shelters, hospitals, insurance claim offices and supermarkets. The Cat generators rented are also being used to power pumps in areas where flooding has occurred.

In addition to providing rental generator power, Ring Power has supported the relief efforts by providing more than five miles of portable power cable, factory-trained service technicians, transportation and project management services.

Ring Power has extended an offer to send rental personnel to other Caterpillar dealers, to assist with their local relief efforts.

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Ring Power Sarasota Makes Dream Come True

November 1, 2012 at 1:16 PMRing Power

 

Since 1981 the Children’s Dream Fund has been making dreams come true for children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Recently, Ring Power had the opportunity to fulfill the dream of one little boy who had always wanted to ride “in a real Tonka truck!”

CDF Dream Coordinator Kim Brett contacted Ring Power for help organizing the “dream experience” for three-year-old Renton Bryant and his family. Two weeks after the tyke’s final chemotherapy treatment, Renton’s mother, father, older sister and twin brother were chauffeured by limo to our Sarasota store. There, Service Manager Nathan Worley had prepared a small demo site for some hands-on fun with real construction equipment. The highlight of the morning, of course, was a ride with Nathan in a real Cat 740B articulated truck!

Dream experiences are meant to encourage children who have undergone difficult medical treatments; to help them overcome their fears and give them – and their families – hope for the future.

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Ring Power to Host 20th Annual Master Electrician Association Dinner

November 1, 2012 at 8:16 AMRing Power

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

If you would like to get involved with the Jacksonville Master Electrician Association or

be personally invited to this event please contact: Keith Moore

Check out these great deals on New and Used Air Compressors

October 19, 2012 at 2:48 PMRing Power

Maybe you need one for a job. Maybe you just want to start your own punkin chunkin team. Whatever your need, we've got you covered. Whether your looking for Diesel Air Compressors, Electric Air Compressors, Compressed Air Dryers or Aftercoolers. — we've got them. Check out these awesome October deals on New & Used Air Compressors. 

 

 

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Ring Power Air Compressor Group Sponsors Pumpkin Chunker Team

October 11, 2012 at 9:52 AMRing Power

 


It’s that time of year again. Fall is in the air. Some people like to carve pumpkins this time of year — we prefer to launch them into the air at impressive speeds. That’s why we’re a proud sponsor of American Chunker. Ring Power, with the help of Sullair, has supplied the American Chunker team a high pressure compressor known as "Compressorzilla.” American Chunker will be competing with other Punkin Chunkin teams throughout the season. We’ll post more photos and updates as the season progresses.

To view additional photos, visit us on Facebook.

 

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Columbia High School Gets a Lift from Ring Power

October 8, 2012 at 9:59 AMRing Power

 

Ring Power donates the use of Cat forklift to high school’s Global Logistics Academy

 

 

 In a small Lake City warehouse, big things are happening.

The warehouse is part of Columbia High School’s Global Logistics Academy, and inside students get hands-on instruction, gaining the skills and experience necessary for a successful career in the logistics field.

But until recently the warehouse lacked a key ingredient — a forklift

So academy instructor Rebecca Golden made a call to Ring Power in Lake City and Regional Sales Manager Todd Sandlin set the wheels in motion to make a forklift in the warehouse become a reality.

Oct. 2 Ring Power Lift Trucks, with administrators and students watching, handed over the keys to a Cat Lift Trucks C5000 to Golden. With the support of Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift of America (MCFA), Ring Power Lift Trucks donated the use of the Cat Lift Trucks forklift for the academic year.

“The forklift will allow students to train and become forklift certified, making them more employable,” said Golden.

Having a forklift in the warehouse will also allow outside groups to come in and become forklift certified, providing additional income to sustain the program, Golden said.

 

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At the warehouse on campus students receive books from First Book, an organization out of Washington D.C. that collects and donates books. When a shipment arrives, students receive the order, package the books and then distribute them throughout the country.

Three years ago the Global Logistics Academy started with just 53 students. Currently 124 students are enrolled in the program and many of them enter careers in the logistics field upon completion of the program.

Anthony and Andrew Pickolo started in the logistics program in their sophomore year. Now seniors, they are spending time in the warehouse on-campus and interning with several companies off-campus.

Andrew said once he completes the program this year he is “pretty much guaranteed employment at the Target distribution center.”

Target has also partnered with the logistics academy and recently donated racking for the warehouse.

The Columbia High School Logistics Academy makes a lot of sense.

Lake City, with its access to major highways and rail lines, is quickly positioning itself as an inland port. Several major corporations have distribution centers already located in Lake City, and many more are expected.

 

 

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Ring Power Creates Special Time for Local Dreamers

October 5, 2012 at 11:19 AMRing Power

 

For many children facing life-threatening illnesses, the realities of their battles do not stop once a dream is fulfilled. In the effort to create additional moments of joy and hope for local children before and after their dream, Dreams Come True established Special Times. Yesterday, the Ring Power Corporation, for a third year, hosted dreamers for a Special Time at their corporate headquarters in St. Augustine.

Organized through Dreams Come True’s young professionals group, the Horizon Board, Tavi Sport, 4, Cayden Seng, 7, and Ronald Brown, 7, enjoyed a private tour of the Ring Power facility off World Commerce Parkway.

With representatives from Ring Power Corporation and Dreams Come True, each dreamer was given the opportunity to see and learn about Caterpillar® equipment. Their tour included the chance to practice operating heavy machinery with the help of simulators in Ring Power’s Training Department, visits to the Power Systems Truck Shop and the Heavy Equipment Service Shop, an opportunity to climb on stationary equipment, a backhoe loader demonstration and individual tours of Ring Power’s property in the cab of a 740 Cat® dump truck. Following their tour, each dreamer was given a bag filled with special toys and souvenirs from Ring Power Corporation.

A past Horizon Board member, Heather Lane, works in Ring Power’s marketing department and has helped coordinate the tours for the past three years.

“Dreams Come True is a remarkable local organization. It brings such joy to so many in Northeast Florida, Ring Power included. Our team feels honored to get to spend time with these special children, I think our employees enjoy it more than the kids do! It’s been one of the most rewarding highlights of my position here,” said Lane.

Dreams Come True’s Special Times program provides the dream child and his or her family a time to momentarily forget the realities of life-threatening illnesses.  It may be a special tour, dinner at a favorite restaurant, tickets to local events, a relaxing evening at the movies, a day of beauty, a gift certificate to a store, new release DVDs or even a special holiday or birthday treat.

Since 2010, Ring Power Corporation has hosted 15 dreamers and their families for this Special Time organized by the Horizon Board.

 

 

 

 

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There's No Such Thing as One-Size-Fits-All

September 24, 2012 at 12:14 PMRing Power

There’s really no such thing as one-size-fits-all. Sure, some clothing claims to be one-size-fits-all, but in reality — it doesn’t exactly "fit" every person just right.

Ring Power Lift Trucks is certainly not in the clothing business, but we understand that the one-size-fits-all approach just doesn’t work, especially when it comes to forklifts.big joe forklift florida

That’s why we’re proud to carry multiple lines of Lift Trucks to meet the individual material handling needs of your business. Whether you’re in the market for a new forklift, a used forklift, or just need to rent one for a short time.

We recently launched a renewed partnership with Big Joe Pallet Movers to carry its lifts at Ring Power Lift Trucks ten locations throughout Florida.

We’re happy to continue our relationship with Big Joe. They provide widely accepted entry level economically attractive products that complement our current line of forklifts.

And if your lift no longer “fits” your needs, rest assured we have one that will.

We represent leading forklift manufactures, including; Cat Lift Trucks, Mitsubishi Forklifts, Clark Material Handling, Jungheinrich warehouse trucks, Linde, CombiLift, Kalmar container handlers and industrial forklifts, Bendi and Drexel wing mast, Navigator , Princeton Piggybacks, Big Joe and more.

For more information, visit http://lifttrucks.ringpower.com/

 

 

 

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