Products 11/10/2010 More-Compact Mechanic’s Truck: New Model Fits Smaller Chassis Iowa Mold Tooling now offers its DSC12 Mechanic’s Truck Line for any Dodge or Ford 10,500-lb gross-vehicle-weight chassis and the DSC12S for 10,500-lb GVW Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter chassis. The DSC12 weighs 1,700 lb and is the most compact model in the Dominator line. It can be fitted with a IMT 3203i electric telescopic crane. Iowa Mold Tooling Co.; 800-247-5958; www.imt.com Hand-Held Nailer: Battery-Powered The M12 Palm Nailer is a small, cordless nailer powered by a lithium-ion battery. The tool can drive a 16D 31/2-inch nail in less than two
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.