Radio Remote Control facilitates concrete pumping.

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Operating at range to 1,000 ft (line-of-site) and weighing 11 oz, Pump Boss II transmitter and receiver offers ergonomically designed, patented elastomeric keypad and fail-safe Stop feature that drops all relays within 5 sec in case of signal loss. Enclosed in IP 66/67 compliant water-tight enclosure, device features Auto Link(TM) to allow receiver to learn frequency channel and address of spare transmitter.

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Cattron Introduces Rugged New Radio Remote Control For Concrete Line Pumps

Pump Boss II® Makes Concrete Pumping A One-Man Operation. Sharpsville, PA, USA (June 20, 2006) - Cattron Group International, a leading global manufacturer of remote control products and professional services for the industrial, mining, commercial mobile and railroad markets, announced today the introduction of the new Remtron brand Pump Boss II® radio remote control system. The company says the Pump Boss II increases productivity in concrete pumping operations by providing a rugged, reliable system which makes pumping a one-man job. The Pump Boss II system employs Remtron's PosiLink(TM) protocol to ensure secure control of concrete line pumps. Designed and built to perform in tough construction environments, both transmitter and receiver are enclosed in IP 66/67 - compliant water-tight enclosures. A key feature of the Pump Boss II transmitter is the patented elastomeric keypad, ergonomically designed to provide easy operation with exceptional reliability over long periods of time. In the case of signal loss, the Pump Boss II system also incorporates a fail-safe 'Stop' feature which drops all relays within five seconds. Remtron's Auto Link(TM) feature allows the Pump Boss receiver to "learn" the frequency channel and address of a replacement or spare transmitter so that no equipment dismantling or physical configuration is needed. Other features include a transmitter weight of only 11 oz., an operating range up to 1000 feet (line-of-site), extended operation on standard AA batteries, easy installation and a standard one-year warranty. All Remtron brand products are built in the USA and backed by Cattron Group International's top-rated service and support. Celebrating 60 years of radio frequency (RF) and industrial remote control experience, Cattron Group companies have a total installed base of over 125,000 remote control systems throughout the world. Its products are suitable for all industries including railroads, construction, shipyards, mining, aerospace, steel, military, agriculture, shipping, material handling, utility vehicles and many more. The Cattron Group International subsidiary companies have operations in the USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, Brazil and Europe, and are supported by an extensive sales and distribution network throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. World Headquarters are located at 58 West Shenango St., Sharpsville, PA, 16150, USA. More information on the company is available by calling +1 (724) 962-3571 or on the Internet at

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