Acme Lift, H&E work together for Cowboys project

By Lindsey Anderson27 July 2009

H&E Equipment, located in Grand Prairie, TX, recently supplied equipment with Acme Lift for a Da

H&E Equipment, located in Grand Prairie, TX, recently supplied equipment with Acme Lift for a Da

­­H&E Equipment, located in Grand Prairie, TX, recently supplied equipment with Acme Lift for a Dallas Cowboys stadium project. After three years of construction and a $1.1 billion price tag, the final touches, including the mounting of a 1080p video board, were put in place.

The four-sided video board spans 25,000 square feet and is hung 90 feet above the stadium at midfield. In order to get the massive 1080p installed, H&E territory account manager Juan Trevino called in Acme Lift for additional aerial work platform - a JLG 1350SJP Ultra Boom - to complete the job.

"We had to rely on Acme to get a boom in addition to booms we already had," said David Gallaga, assistant service manager for H&E. "We were very fortunate for being on that site and the amount of equipment we had on that job."

Workers constructed a 72-oot-tall steel structure that contained a 10-level network of catwalks in order to hold the video board in place. Three-inch steel cables gripped each end of the video board, which is tethered to the stadium's steel box truss arches.

Jerry Jones, the Cowboys' owner, said the display is one of hugest in professional football history. "You will be able to see the players as if you were standing on the sidelines..."

Delivered directly to your inbox, Access, Lift & Handlers Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Featured Training From Easybook
NYC SST Online Training

The clock is ticking… Construction workers in New York City – have you fulfilled your required Site Safety Training (SST)? Get your SST card online now

Latest Events
Last chance to register for the virtual ALH Conference
The ALH Conference is set to kick off (virtually) at 9 a.m. CST on Tuesday, Sept. 14. This is your last chance to register for the live event
ALH Conference shifts to virtual format
The ALH Conference, set for September 14, will be held online, ALH and KHL Group have announced. Registration is now open
ARA Show: Rental-ready
The ARA Show will return to Las Vegas this October for the first time in eight years. ALH provides a preview to the all-things-rental event.
Off-Highway Research

The gold standard in market research

Off-Highway Research offers a library of more than 200 regularly updated reports, providing forensic detail on key aspects of the construction equipment industry.

Our detailed insights and expert analyses are used by over 500 of the world’s largest and most successful suppliers, manufacturers and distributers, to inform their strategic plans and deliver profitable growth.

Click here to visit our website

Lindsey Anderson Editor, Access, Lift & Handlers Tel: +1 312 929 4409 E-mail:
Tony Radke Sales Manager Tel: +1 480 478 6302 E-mail: