Arlington Heights, IL (September 20, 2017) —Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon brands Construction Equipment and Roads & Bridges have joined with Weatherhead Custom Publishing in a partnership venture to produce, promote, and sell advertising for multiple construction-related publications.

The editorial and marketing teams for Construction Equipment and Roads & Bridges will assist John Weatherhead and his editorial team in producing The Lica Contractor for the Land Improvement Contractor of America (LICA) association; Concrete Pumping for the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA); and The Participant for the Texas Public Works Association (TPWA). The teams also will partner on current SGC projects, including producing Equipment Manager for the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP).

LICA promotes resource management, land improvement practices and enterprises in land improvement contracting. 

ACPA promotes, expands and improves the concrete pumping industry through progressive leadership, communication, education and advocacy. 

TPWA is the Texas chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to promoting high-quality public works goods and services through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge.

“We are excited to partner with John Weatherhead and his dedicated team in this joint venture,” says Ryan Hanson, Infrastructure Group Vice President/Group Publisher. “Combining the Weatherhead Custom Publishing team’s deep roots in these associations, and the members they serve, with our brands’ reach and extensive products is a marriage that we all enthusiastically support.”

 “I've known John Weatherhead for thirty years and I'm proud to call him a close friend. He's as knowledgeable as any publisher in this industry and, more importantly, he's good people,” says Construction Equipment Publisher Rick Blesi. “John is aligned with some exceptional construction associations, and we look forward to helping expand their data, digital and custom efforts."

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