A Crane of a Different Color: Pink boom truck to give cancer research a lift

Fascan and V&H Trucks will auction a one-of-a-kind boom truck at Intex Expo on April 29
By: Fascan International
 
The "Reaching for a Cure" boom truck in front of Marshfield Clinic
The "Reaching for a Cure" boom truck in front of Marshfield Clinic
BALTIMORE - April 24, 2015 - PRLog -- Baltimore-based Fascan International, the U.S. distributor of Fassi articulating cranes, and Marshfield, Wisconsin-based V&H Inc- Heavy Trucks, will be auctioning a one-of-a-kind, “Reaching for a Cure” pink boom truck on April 29 of the 2015 Intex Expo in Long Beach, California.

All of the proceeds from the sale of this truck will benefit the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation of Marshfield, Wisconsin, and that organization’s efforts toward finding a cure for breast cancer.  Bids will be accepted at the Intex Expo until 5:30 on Wednesday, April 29, when a winning entry will be drawn.

The boom truck, a Western Star 4700SB with a Fassi 360SE.24 wallboard crane, was exclusively designed by V&H Trucks and has an estimated value of more than $312,000.

“We wanted to use our expertise in fabricating this kind of vehicle to support the Marshfield Clinic Research Fund and the important work of diagnosing and treating cancer,” said Tim Wolf, General Sales Manager at V&H Inc-Heavy Trucks. “Designing, building and selling this truck will raise a lot of awareness in a very different marketplace.”

For more information about the “Reaching for a Cure “ boom truck, or the auction, contact Amy Boson at (800) 826-2308 or aboson@vhtrucks.com.

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About FascanFascan International is the U.S. distributor of Fassi Cranes.  Fassi manufactures nearly 40 basic crane models and more than 30,000 available configurations. For more information about Fascan equipment, visit www.fascan.com.

About V&H Inc-Heavy TrucksFounded in 1966, V&H Trucks, Inc is one of the nation’s leaders in sales and service of heavy duty vocational truck equipment, as well as one of the largest Western Star truck dealers in the United States. V&H has five major service centers across the U.S., with dozens of full-service bays and several state-of-the-art assembly and manufacturing facilities.

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