Post-Hurricane Season Clean Up

Now that hurricane season is upon us; it’s time to clean up around the neighborhood with the proper trucks in your fleet. The city has a limited amount of resources, and after a storm, it’s more imperative than ever to assist residents with...

Sidewalk Removal Using Lightning Loaders ®

The Lightning Loader is our signature product at Petersen Industries. But not only is it a perfect tool for moving debris, but it's also incredibly useful when it comes to removing sidewalks. The grapple on a lightning loader is the perfect size ...

Top Four reasons you’ll Need Grapple Truck

Grapple Trucks are Powerful Tools If you’ve ever seen a grapple truck in action, you know that it is capable of doing many powerful tasks simply and easily. But how can you tell if grapple loaders are right for you? They’re right for these...

Storm Debris

Storm Debris Removal At Petersen Industries, we recognize that clean up after a significant storm can place a strain on both the public and on City resources. We want to help you prepare for any natural disaster, by adding our grapple trucks to...

Boom Crane Fundamentals

How is a Loader Different than a Boom Crane? There are countless different cranes on the market. In fact, most cranes can be considered boom crane since the boom is part of the design of a crane. The pedestal is fastened to the platform; which is...

Lightning Loader VS. Crane – The Difference?

Petersen provides the industry standard Lightning Loader as one of our original products. It’s one of the knuckle boom trucks that helped put us on the map many years ago, and it’s still powerful and pertinent to this day. But why is it called...