Celebrating 30 Years!

This year marks the 30th year of Triad Machinery, the authorized dealer of Link-Belt, LBC, Tigercat, and other heavy equipment brands in the Pacific Northwest. This is a testament not only to the partnerships we’ve formed with the manufacturers but the relationships we’ve forged with our clients. We’d like to take a moment to thank […]

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What Size Crane do I Need?

What size crane do I need?

Cranes have been in use for thousands of years. At first, they consisted of a few stakes in the ground, a pulley or two, and a winch. Today, there are many types of cranes available for a wide variety of lifts on a range of worksites. But how do you know what to look for […]

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How Does a Crane Work?

Whidby-RTC-8050-01 Crane

Cranes have been in service for thousands of years, using nothing more than rope and a series of pulleys and other “simple” contraptions that used physics to their advantage. Where ramps were used to build the ancient Egyptian pyramids, early types of cranes were used to build the largest structures in ancient Greece and Rome. […]

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Crane Operator School & Training

Telescopic Crawler Cranes

When it comes to any construction site, safety has to be job one. This includes inspecting all gear before use, appropriate safety signage, a well-developed project plan, and hard hats all around. If part of your project plan includes the use of a crane, a daily checklist should be followed. This should include where the […]

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Forestry Safety

Forestry machinery at work on site

Our Tips for Improving Forestry Safety While on the Job The forestry industry poses a wide range of risks to workers, from machine operators to tree fallers. Some professions in forestry are more hazardous than others, with those involved with the logging process at the top of the list. According to the Bureau of Labor […]

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Construction Telematics

Kawasaki bulldozer with a bucket full or dirt

In almost any industry, there is no enhanced productivity without improved efficiency. Too many wasted movements, wasted time, or wasted materials will affect the bottom line of any business. Even a delivery truck needs to think about fuel consumption when making their routes. Wasting a gallon of gas one day may not seem like a […]

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Triad Machinery Named 2020 LBX Triple Crown Dealer Award Winner

PRESS RELEASE: LBX Company, Lexington, KY On behalf of the entire LBX organization, we would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the Triple Crown Award. Since 2014, the Triple Crown Award recognizes Link-Belt dealers who demonstrate a “Customer First” approach while focusing on Market Share, Parts Sales, and Customer Service excellence within their area […]

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