Aspen showcases custom work truck expertise at Work Truck Week 2024

Aspen-built Palfinger knuckle boom truck with Tafco aluminum flatbed

  • Aspen partnered with key supplier TAFCO to exhibit a work-ready knuckle boom crane truck with flatbed at the event.
  • Staff from the two companies will be on standby to engage with show attendees wishing to discover more about the companies’ work truck solutions.
  • NTEA’s Work Truck Week is North America’s largest show for work truck industry professionals and dealers.

Aspen Equipment, a renowned name in truck upfitting, is excited to announce its participation in Work Truck Week 2024 as it celebrates 30 years in business. At the event, Aspen will join TAFCO Equipment Company of Blue Earth, MN, a key supplier of work truck bodies and hoists, to showcase a work-ready, multi-purpose knuckle boom crane, along with other customized work truck solutions.

Work Truck Week 2024 takes place at the prestigious Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis from March 6 – 8. Aspen will be at TAFCO’s booth, #2829.

“We are thrilled to return to Work Truck Week and share our passion for innovation in custom work truck builds,” says David Phillips, Sales Manager at Aspen Equipment. “This event provides a fantastic platform to connect with industry peers and showcase the capabilities of Aspen and our partner TAFCO in delivering custom-made work truck solutions tailored to our clients’ unique needs. In addition, this is a special year for Aspen and we look forward to celebrating our 30th anniversary at this important show.”

Attendees of Work Truck Week 2024 will have the opportunity to engage with Aspen’s and TAFCO’s knowledgeable representatives at the show. Whether seeking advice or exploring custom work truck solutions, visitors can expect insightful consultations and tailored recommendations from the companies’ teams.

Among the impressive exhibits will be a meticulously crafted Western Star truck equipped with a powerful Palfinger articulated crane and TAFCO’s aluminum flatbed. This showcase exemplifies Aspen’s dedication to delivering expert solutions that empower businesses to excel in diverse fields such as utility, construction and tree care.

Aspen has been designing and building specialized trucks for 30 years and is celebrating this milestone in 2024. The company has been consistently redefining industry standards since its establishment. Join Aspen and TAFCO at Work Truck Week 2024 to discover the future of work truck solutions, and to experience firsthand the craftsmanship and innovation that define Aspen’s legacy in the industry.

The truck on display will feature:

2023 Western Star 47X SF

Aspen-built Palfinger knuckle boom truck with Tafco aluminum flatbed

  • 370 HP Cummins L9
  • Allison 3000 RDS automatic transmission
  • 60,000 lb GVWR (20,000 lb front axle, 40,000 lb rear tandem)
  • Airliner 46,000 lb rear suspension
  • 80-gallon fuel tank
  • Alcoa wheels

Palfinger 33002-EH Articulated Crane

  • 3 metric ton (224,940 ft-lb) rated crane
  • 6-section hydraulic boom with 55’1” reach and high-angle boom monitoring
  • Power Link Plus – outer boom tilts 15 degrees above horizontal
  • Hydraulic winch with 5,513 lb rating on first layer and 183’7” of 1/2” rotation-resistant rope
  • Hydraulic outriggers with 24’3” span and LED lighting
  • 400-degree rotation
  • Wireless remote controls and ground controls

SCOTT TAFCO Magnum Aluminum Flatbed

  • Heavy-duty all-aluminum flatbed
  • 20’ long and 102” wide
  • Non-skid aluminum flooring
  • Rubrail with stake pockets (stake racks available)
  • Solid bulkhead
  • Pull plate with rear hitch
  • Winch track

To receive more information about the truck on display, please contact us.