How Did World of Concrete '09 Shape Up?

Sept. 28, 2010

The deteriorating economy has caused construction equipment spending to slide and forced some equipment manufacturers to pull out of trade shows this year. But with warm, sunny weather in Las Vegas in early February, combined with manufacturers' eagerness to sell products, World of Concrete 2009 appeared as big and as lively as ever according to some fleet owners who attended. Other buyers, however, say that exhibitors did not have as wide an array of product offerings compared with previous years.

CE editors scoured the floors of World of Concrete for fleet owners and manufacturers willing to give their take on this year's show and whether it lived up to their expectations.