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Pettibone hires new vice-president and GM


February 10, 2017
By Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC

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Scott Raffaelli has been named the new vice-president and general manager of Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC Photo: Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC

February 10, 2017 — Scott Raffaelli has been named the new vice-president and general manager of Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC, a leading manufacturer of rugged material handling equipment for construction, oil and gas, railroad, and other applications. In his new position, Raffaelli will oversee all company activities, including engineering, operations, sales and aftermarket.

Raffaelli has held previous roles over the past seven years – including vice-president and director of manufacturing and continuous improvement – for the Pettibone Heavy Equipment Group, which includes Pettibone/Traverse Lift and two sister companies. Before that he spent six years in the aerial work platform division of Terex Corporation. Raffaelli has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University. 

“It’s an honour to be taking the reins at Pettibone,” said Raffaelli. “Our goal is to continue to carry on the legacy that Pettibone has established with its material handling products for over 135 years, while continually improving our internal processes and striving to provide innovative and high-value solutions for our customers.”

About Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC is part of the Pettibone, LLC Heavy Equipment Group. Founded in 1881, Pettibone has been recognized as the industry leader in material handling equipment since the company revolutionized the industry with the first forward-reaching, rough-terrain machines in the 1940s. For more information, visit www.gopettibone.com.

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