Cerritos, Calif. — Palfinger Liftgates is pleased to announce the hiring of Ricky Richardson as field service technician effective July 15. His territory of responsibility consists of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Richardson brings 36 years of experience to the Palfinger Liftgates team. Previously, he held the position of technical fleet sales support/warranty manager. He has 10 years of operations management experience and will be primarily responsible for training original equipment manufacturers and distributors with installations training and after-sales service, as well as training and supporting fleet maintenance and troubleshooting for fleets with in-house service centers.