By Katie Weiler, Managing Editor | September 28, 2010

PutzmeisterThe 63Z-Meter reaches more than 200 feet vertically and 190 feet 7 inches horizontally, which the company says makes it the world's largest truck-mounted concrete boom pump. The five-section boom, designed specifically for North America, is a Z-fold configuration. Using electronic-over-hydraulic systems, Putzmeister's Ergonics monitors performance and allows the operator to set control parameters for the boom, pump and various other functions.