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Kate Wade

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.


New 2023 Products to Watch

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Sherman+Reilly PLW-200E+ (Booth E1047) The Sherman+Reilly PLW-200E+ four-drum electric pilot line winder delivers all-electric operation with The Onboard Rapid Recharge System by S+R, providing superior performance and automatic battery management so the operator can focus on the job at hand. With all the capabilities of our standard PLW-200H, the E+ has an all-electric drivetrain […]

The Utility Expo Returns to Louisville

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More than 850 exhibitors will showcase their equipment, products and services at this year’s Utility Expo, a biennial event produced by the Association of Equipment Managers and held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The 2023 event – which takes place September 26-28 – is currently on track to become the largest Utility Expo […]
BedLock Safety Device System

BedLock Dump Bed Safety Device System

BedLock Safety Products LLC is working hard to make your dump truck repair shops safer when doing routine maintenance or cylinder and hose change-outs. Our BedLock dump bed safety device system secures the raised dump box with two chains, two hooks and our exclusive double key slot retention plate. This system allows numerous ways to […]

Stellar Single- and Multi-Reel Trailers

Hauling, removing and laying wire and cable is quick, easy and convenient with Stellar Utility and Telecom Single-Reel and Multi-Reel Trailers. Perfect for transporting conduit, capillary tubing, inner duct and many other types of reel-mounted material, Stellar Reel Trailers keep cables neatly contained and organized so they don’t get tangled or damaged. They’re designed for one-person […]
Ranger Shelving

Ranger Design Shelving Solution

Ranger Design continues to deliver innovative commercial van storage solutions with the introduction of their Composite Aluminum Shelving. As fleets of all sizes continue the shift to EVs, Ranger Design is uniquely positioned with EV-ready products that reduce weight without compromising strength. With the latest in advanced composite materials from powersport and anti-ballistic applications, this […]
Pettibone Cary-Lift

Pettibone Cary-Lift 204i

Pettibone offers the Cary-Lift 204i in its line of pipe and pole handlers. The machine is purpose-built to deliver numerous safety and performance benefits over other material-handling alternatives. The Cary-Lift 204i features a unique overhead lift arm design, giving the operator full front visibility when lifting or transporting loads – a sharp contrast to the […]
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The Utility Expo 2023: A Preview

This year’s Utility Expo – produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers – is expected to be the biggest show yet for utility industry professionals, exceeding the size and scope of the last expo held in 2021. The event, which runs September 26-28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, will feature more than 850 […]

Cushman Street-Legal Utility Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a Textron Inc. company, is launching two new Cushman utility models, the Tour LSV and the Hauler PRO LSV. These models introduce street-legal vehicles to the Cushman lineup for personnel transport and utility duties. Both the Tour LSV and Hauler PRO LSV adhere to the FMVSS 500 federal standard and the SAE J2358 industry […]

Fuel Ox Introduces Infinity Lube Tar-minator

The Fuel Ox, an international corporation dedicated to providing fuel consumers with the most technologically advanced and eco-friendly fuel treatments and lubricants on the market, has launched its latest innovation: Fuel Ox Infinity Lube Tar-minator, an industrial-strength, plant-based asphalt and tar remover designed to clean and protect truck beds, rims, shovels and rakes. Tar-minator, fortified with Infinity […]

Weigh Safe Adjustable Ball Mount

The steel Weigh Safe adjustable ball mount is revolutionizing the fleet and commercial towing world because of its strength and the built-in scale that measures tongue weight. By taking the guesswork out of knowing tongue weight, drivers can ensure that they load their trailers to between 10-15% of the GTW, which will ensure safety and enhance towing performance. Also, […]