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  1. WE’RE BACK! See ESCO at SEMA SHOW 2021!

    ESCO at SEMA Show 2021

    Come see ESCO at SEMA Show – November 2 – 5, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada
     
    What to expect at SEMA 2021?
     
    The SEMA show is a display of all products related to the automotive industry. At this year’s SEMA show, expect more NEW products and live demo’s in the ESCO Equipment Supply Company Booth # 42161 located in the Lower South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
     
    The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more.
     
    SEMA SHOW HOURSLas Vegas Convention Center
     
    • Tuesday November 2, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Wednesday November 3, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Thursday, November 4, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Friday, November 5, 2019 9:00am – 4:00pm
     

    ESCO at SEMA Show 2021 Floor Plan

     
    Where and when is the 2019 SEMA show?
     
    The SEMA Show takes place November 2-5, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
     
    How to get a ticket for the SEMA show?
    The SEMA show is a trade-only industry event, not open to the public. In order to register for the show, you must be a press member, exhibitor or company employee.
     
    Click here to purchase your tickets!
     
    SEMA is 100% committed to delivering a great Show in November! The COVID landscape and state and local requirements are changing week to week. We expect to know more about what will be required in the coming weeks. While subject to change, Nevada currently requires masks for all indoor events. Nevada is not requiring proof of vaccination for indoor events.
    Visit SEMA Show Health and Safety regularly for updates.

  2. ESCO Introduces New U-Joint Puller Series & Specialty Commercial Truck Tools

    ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories is pleased to announce the release of a new series of U-Joint Pullers and Specialty Commercial Truck Tools & Accessories.

    Starting with the New ESCO Pro Series U-Joint Pullers, these units were specifically designed for automotive, medium- and heavy-duty professional applications, ESCO U-Joint Pullers are the best solution when faced with stubborn, seized u-joints.

    Cast out of high-quality heavy-duty steel, ESCO U-Joint Pullers are manufactured to withstand rigorous daily use and deliver an efficient and accurate application. Purposefully designed to eliminate the use of dangerous, damage-causing vice and socket or hammering methods, the new U-Joint Pullers provide a safer solution while assisting in the damage prevention of joints, bearing caps, yokes, or driveshafts. Engineered to be used with a ½ inch and up to 1 inch impact wrench or ratchet, U-Joint Pullers are a simple, effective tool, built for easy use.

    “High volume vehicle service shops will encounter seized u-joints often enough for these tools to pay for themselves,” commented ESCO president Steve Dyer. “Our new series of U-Joint Pullers will be a major time and effort savings for technicians.”

    Designed for use on bearing cups with diameters ranging from 1.25 in. to 1.75 in. U-Joint Pullers are available in three sizes; Automotive U-Joint Puller (Model 40302) is recommended for automotive application, Intermediate Medium-Duty U-Joint Puller (Model 40301) is recommended for class 3-5 trucks and equipment, and the largest, Heavy-Duty U-Joint Puller (Model 40300) is recommended for class 6-8 transportation trucks and equipment.

    In addition to the new ESCO U-Joint Pullers, ESCO has also announced several new specialty commercial truck tools & accessories ranging from Leaf Spring Pin Sockets (MODEL 40309), Mack King Sockets (Model 40310), Pitman Arm Pullers (Model 40311), and more (coming soon) all designed to be used for special applications/service in the commercial truck market. These newly launched specialty tools & accessories are designed to provide solutions for shops and technicians, increasing productivity, safety, and speed of service. All of these and more are now available through an authorized ESCO dealer.

    For any questions regarding the new ESCO U-Joint Pullers, the new line of Specialty Commercial Truck Tools & Accessories, or any other products available from ESCO, please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at Toll-Free 1-800-352-9852 or directly at 352-754-1117. For more information visit www.esco.net or email info@esco.net.

     

    For over 37 years, ESCO has been a world leader in quality hydraulic tire changing tools and accessories for the Commercial Truck, OTR, Mining, Automotive, and Agricultural Market. ESCO produces tire service and handling products ranging from heavy-duty bead breakers; hydraulic rams; air hydraulic pumps; heavy-duty jacks and stands; tire demounting and mounting tools; tire-wheel dollies, torque wrenches, and many other quality tire service equipment to better aid in safely and efficiently servicing tire/wheels.

  3. ESCO Launches New Lightweight Pro Series Air/Hydraulic Pump (Model 10518)

    Brooksville, FL, June 9th, 2021 – ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories is pleased to announce the launch of a new Pro Series ½ Gallon Air/Hydraulic Pump [Model 10518]. Designed for a range of uses from automotive up to heavy-duty applications, the Pro Series ½ Gallon Air/Hydraulic Pump is built for the field, shop, and mobile service fleets.

    Manufactured with a lightweight aluminum air motor, the new Pro Series ½ Gallon Pump has the service professional in mind, capable of delivering 10,000 PSI of operating pressure with only 80 PSI of air pressure. Special features of this new product include a built-in exhaust muffler that promotes safety, offering noise-reduced operation, and a robust foot pedal that makes for easy, hands-free application. ESCO’s new air-hydraulic pumps are designed for use with a variety of tire service tools including rams, cylinders, presses, bead breakers, and jacks.

    The Pro Series ½ Gallon Pump is designed with a high-grade internal air motor for easier and affordable maintenance or repairs, while corrosive-resistant plastic components increase the overall life of the air motor and hydraulic pump. Manufactured with high-quality parts, the Pro Series Pump is built to last from a rugged steel reservoir exterior to the internal components. Pro Series ½ Gallon Pumps are equipped with a pressure relief valve system that acts as a load limit device for overload protection and air and oil inlet filters to reduce the risk of damage from contamination. This pump comes with an extended 3-year warranty.

    For any questions regarding the new Pro Series 1/2 Gallon Air Hydraulic Pump [Model 10518] or any other products available from ESCO please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at Toll-Free 1-800-352-9852 or Directly at 352-754-1117. For more information about Pro Series 1/2 Gallon Air Hydraulic Pump, visit www.esco.net or email info@esco.net.

    For over 36 years, ESCO has been a world leader in quality hydraulic tire changing tools and accessories for the Commercial Truck, OTR, Mining, Automotive, and Agricultural Market. ESCO produces tire service and handling products ranging from heavy-duty bead breakers; hydraulic rams; air hydraulic pumps; heavy-duty jacks and stands; tire demounting and mounting tools; tire-wheel dollies, torque wrenches, and many other quality tire service equipment to better aid in safely and efficiently servicing tire/wheels.

  4. ESCO Launches New Stak-Able 10 Ton Ram Kit (Model 10316)

    Brooksville, FL –  ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories, launches a new Pro Series Stak-Able 10 Ton Ram Kit (Model 10316). This new 10 Ton Stak-Able Ram Kit is specifically designed for a wide range of heavy-duty applications. Eliminating tedious effort required to push rusted, corroded wheels off of hubs makes this unit ideal for a large number of applications including stubborn 22.5 and 24.5 wheels.

    Manufactured for professional use, the Stak-able Ram Kit is far more resilient and robust than any other equipment alike it on the market. Designed for applications in the heavy-duty commercial and OTR tire industry, the versatility of this tool will find a welcome home in any tire service professional’s tool arsenal.

    The 10 Ton Stak-able Ram Kit was carefully constructed with multiple, easy to snap in, extensions to allow for multiple height applications, makes this the most versatile unit on the market. Applicable for any lifting, pushing, or pulling application in the market, with a minimum height of 3.5 inches and maximum (with all extensions and saddle) of 11.25 inches. Unit comes in a heavy-duty constructed case fitting the 10-ton ram and accessories with ease keeping all the parts together. The inside of the case is custom EVA foam fitted for each part.

    For any questions regarding the new Pro Series 10 Ton Stak-Able Ram Kit (Model 10316) or any other products available from ESCO please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at Toll-Free 1-800-352-9852 or Directly at 352-754-1117. For more information visit www.esco.net or email info@esco.net.

    For over 36 years, ESCO has been a world leader in quality hydraulic tire changing tools and accessories for the Commercial Truck, OTR, Mining, Automotive, and Agricultural Market. ESCO produces tire service and handling products ranging from heavy-duty bead breakers; hydraulic rams; air hydraulic pumps; heavy-duty jacks and stands; tire demounting and mounting tools; tire-wheel dollies, torque wrenches, and many other quality tire service equipment to better aid in safely and efficiently servicing tire/wheels.

  5. ESCO Launches New Pro Series Bottle Jack Line

     

    Brooksville, FL, January 5, 2020 – ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories, launches a new Pro Series Bottle Jack line. These new bottle jacks were specifically designed for rigorous heavy-duty commercial application and range in size from 12 up to 30-ton capacities. 

     

    New Pro Series Bottle Jacks are equipped with a newly re-engineered super thick base plate, offering a stronger foundation to support heavy loads, allowing for precision control of the jack while lifting. The bottle jacks were designed with fully welded cylinders and frames, extending the service life and overall strength of the jack structure. ESCO Pro Series Bottle Jacks have a compact footprint, manufactured to weather the rugged elements found in the commercial truck, medium-duty, and agricultural service environments. 

     

    Speaking about the benefits of the new Pro Series Bottle Jacks, Christopher Manfre, Sales and Marketing Director of ESCO said, “we have listened and taken note to customer feedback for higher-quality professional jacks that can withstand rigorous daily use in the field. From the feedback we received, we revisited engineering in our manufacturing to develop a line of bottle jacks that exceeds expectations and delivers reliability, built for professional use.”

     

    The double-spring design on the new bottle jacks allows for controlled and safe descent while releasing pressure from the cylinder. All four new bottle jacks are operatable using air or can be manually adjusted with the two-piece lifting/lowering handle, included with purchase. Fitted with a safety-valve and heat-treated adjustable extension screw, ESCO Pro Series Bottle Jacks are all designed with these features to prevent overloading and overextension of the cylinder. Each jack is sold with a 4 ft. swivel-end hose with a handheld push-bar air trigger, for consistent, strong airflow while raising the jack to load.

     

    For any questions regarding the new Pro Series Bottle Jacks or any other products available from ESCO please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at Toll-Free 1-800-352-9852 or Directly at 352-754-1117. For more information about ESCO Pro Series Bottle Jacks visit www.esco.net or email info@esco.net.

     

    For over 36 years, ESCO has been a world leader in quality hydraulic tire changing tools and accessories for the Commercial Truck, OTR, Mining, Automotive, and Agricultural Market. ESCO produces tire service and handling products ranging from heavy-duty bead breakers; hydraulic rams; air hydraulic pumps; heavy-duty jacks and stands; tire demounting and mounting tools; tire-wheel dollies, torque wrenches, and many other quality tire service equipment to better aid in safely and efficiently servicing tire/wheels.

     

  6. ESCO Introduces New Tire Patch Stitchers and Specialty Socket Sets

     

    Brooksville, FL, November 24, 2020ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories, is pleased to introduce a new selection of professional automotive shop tools: heavy-duty steel stitchers and specialty socket sets. New product additions include two heavy-duty steel stitchers and three impact socket sets ranging in sizes and lengths. 

     

    Manufactured with a robust steel handle for long-lasting use, ESCO Heavy Duty Stitcher Tire Patch Repair Roller Tools are available in two styles: one with a galvanized handle and the other with a matte black steel handle. ESCO Heavy-Duty Stitchers are both designed with deep-cut teeth in a wheel for maximum adhesion, freeing any trapped air, equipped with a patented 1 & 1/2″ durable rolling flywheel for shops that handle high-volume tire repairs.

    New ESCO Specialty Socket Sets are available in three unique sets within convenient carrying cases. All sockets are color-coded sockets for simple identification and contain the most popular size lug nuts for the performance market. Designed for use with impact tools, all sockets within the new sets are manufactured out of CR-MO Alloy Steel for long-lasting use and durable sleeves protect wheels and nuts from marring or damage.

    ESCO’s new heavy-duty stitchers and specialty socket sets are now in stock and available for purchase. For any questions regarding the stitchers or specialty socket sets or any other products available from ESCO please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at 352-754-1117 or email info@esco.net.

  7. ESCO’s Continued Commitment to Product Safety and Quality

     

    Brooksville, FL, November 16, 2020 – ESCO, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of tire changing tools and accessories is pleased to report our continued initiative to provide the wheel and tire service industry with the most innovative, quality products. Committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards and regulations, ESCO has dedicated time during the pandemic to reevaluate product lines safety guidelines and manufacturing to supply the best and safest solutions for the tire and wheel market.

    Recently, there was a mass recall of jack stands that shocked the industry that had resulted from failures in the field. In response, ESCO has taken the initiative to perform intensive testing to our line of 3-ton jack stand series and are pleased to report all have passed ASME standards by an accredited American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) certified testing center. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) sets strict safety standards for portable automotive stands, requiring jack stands to undergo and pass intensive weight loading testing.

    According to ASME jack stand safety standards, vehicle stands require markings both on the products and within the manuals including safety warnings, operation instructions, and clear and visible weight capacity limits. Proof load testing of 200% of the rated weight capacity ultimately determines a jack stand as safe for application by these strict guidelines. Testing on the ESCO support equipment product line continues to be conducted in an effort to affirm our initiative to provide the industry with the best quality safety equipment.

    For any further questions regarding the ASME jack stand testing or any other products available from ESCO please contact an ESCO Sales or Customer Service Representative at Toll-Free 1-800-352-9852 or Directly at 352-754-1117. For more information about ESCO products visit www.esco.net or email info@esco.net.

  8. Floor Jacks vs. Trolley Jacks… What is the Difference?

    What is the big difference between trolley jacks and floor jacks? This is a question asked often while shopping for the right equipment for the job. When raising a vehicle for service or maintenance, consider these two important factors: the vehicle weight and the height of the lift point. In addition to these details, it is also key to consider the service type, portability, and price. With safety being key when choosing the right jack, there are several differences between floor jacks and trolley jacks that may lead you to prefer one style or another.

     

    Beginning with visual aesthetics, both trolley jacks and floor jacks look very similar in design with minor details typically found in the handle, piston, and saddle. Trolley jacks are typically preferred by most professionals, including DIYers home garages because of their robust and heavy structures, reliability, and versatility to accommodate an array of applications. Floor jacks are a popular, low-cost lifting solution, although typically recommended for infrequent use.

     

     

    The biggest differences between trolley jacks and floor jacks are the range of lifting heights. Trolley jacks typically boast a wider range of clearance, including a super low-profile minimum height, allowing for use on a variety of luxury and sports vehicles. This wider range of vehicle applications makes service and tire changing an easier task on cars, trucks, and SUVs. Other differences between the jack styles can be found in the structure and internal components. Typically, floor jacks have a lighter construction, allowing for ease of portability. Trolley jack constructions are more commonly constructed from steel and contain a release-spring that allows the operator to release the jack at an accelerated, efficient speed.

     

    When choosing your shop and service equipment, the application is an important factor to analyze before making a purchase. Trolley jacks are for light, up to heavy-duty applications. Built to withstand vigorous use, trolley jacks are an easy go-to resort for reliable lifting. Some trolley jacks also include special safety features like quick foot-pump lifting or twist and turn quick-release handles found on the ESCO Model 90521 3 Ton Trolley Jack. Special safety features on these specific trolley jacks provide the operator with controlled accuracy while meeting the safe lift point on a vehicle.

     

    Overall, there are many similarities between floor jacks and trolley jacks. When shopping and selecting new lifting equipment for your garage or mobile fleet, keep in mind the weight and height of the vehicles or equipment being serviced and especially the brand of jack, as there are some companies that offer exclusive warranties, a benefit for jacks being used more frequently. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all jack suited for all applications but selecting the best tools for the job is the safest decision when relying on a manual hydraulic jack for any type of lifting.

     

    Important Note: Floor jacks and trolley jacks are not designed to sustain the load while service or maintenance is conducted on a vehicle or piece of equipment. Jack stands should always be used in combination with a jack to safety to sustain a load. Load shifts occur when jack stands are not used in combination with a jack and can result in serious injury and/or damage to equipment or vehicle.

     

  9. Come Join Our Growing Team at ESCO!

     

    UPDATED FOR NEW POSITION: 04/06/2021

    Seeking Entry Level Warehouse Associate (Part-time with Full-Time Potential)

    Are you highly energetic, outgoing, and reliable? If so, consider joining our team!

    Candidates must be responsible and reliable with the ability and desire to work at a fast pace, and complete work accurately and safely. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in a warehouse environment.

    Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM [Scheduled part-time hours to be discussed upon hiring]

    Basic Responsibilities and Duties

    • Pick and pack customer orders
    • Label/prepare product for shipment
    • Count inventory
    • Unload trucks
    • Load trucks

    Location

    • Brooksville Airport Industrial Park.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Pay: $11.00 per hour

    Benefits [For full-time position ONLY]:

    • Full paid employee health insurance (after 90 Days)
    • Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, & 401k
    • Paid Vacation

    Schedule: [Scheduled part-time hours to be discussed upon hiring]

    • Monday to Friday

    Experience:

    • Warehouse: 1 year (Preferred), but not required. Willing to train the right candidate.

    Apply at:              https://esco.net/careers/