Shoeboxes From Santa – Help for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Help make Christmas a Little Brighter for Victims of Hurricane Sandy “Shoeboxes from Santa” A local woman, Pam Burke of Atkinson NH, had an idea of how to help and reach out to people suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. She was frustrated that there were not many choices for people in New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts to help …

Rescue Riggers … All In A Day’s Work

A Rigging Job Turned Into a Rescue Job A couple months ago a job in Monroe, Louisiana took an unexpected turn for two members of our crew while rigging machinery at a job site. While brothers Brett & Tony Ervin were loading a truck the driver’s wife Pat took their dog for a walk. The dog became very interested in …

Bringing Customers Together

Recognizing the importance of the manufacturing industry and its affect on New Hampshire’s economy Louis P. Cote, Inc. has joined the Society of Manufacturing Engineers NH Chapter 327 at the beginning of 2011 to assist with building and maintaining a stronger manufacturing environment in NH. Beginning the new year, John D. Cote has been appointed as Chair Elect for the …

Historic Jet Lands Smoothly in NH’s McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Honoring NH Astronaut & Space Pioneer Alan Shepard Wrapping up the year with a very special move…when Concord NH’s McAuliffe – Shepard Discovery Center found itself as the new home to a Supersonic Jet, the same model flown by Alan Shepard as a test pilot, there was only one thing left to do: figure out how to get it to …

Ron Waldron, Long Time Employee on Medical Leave

Due to illness Ron is on an extended medical leave. In his absence please direct any communications to John Cote, John Cote Jr., or Stan Nadeau. We wish Ron a speedy recovery! He started here in 1987 as a laborer on the crews and worked his way through to Project Manager. He has over 35 years experience in the trucking …

Equipment Spotlight ~ Versa-Lift

This workhorse is capable of lifting 60,000 pounds and, as the name implies, is very versatile to serve a wide variety of lift needs. The rear body of the lift accommodates removable counterweights and it is also extendable to enable its full 30 ton capacity on lifts. We also run another Versa-Lift, the 25-35, which has a capacity of 35,000 …

Company Notes ~ New Members

We have recently become members of two more organizations.  One is SME, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the other is NHMA, the New Hampshire Machining Association.  SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies.* And NHMA is a group of manufacturers and educators who act as a motivating …

Community Spotlight

Close to Home ~ On April 5th Corey Sliwerski,  a 13 year old with special needs, was devastated to discover that his bike had been stolen from his home in Manchester.  And this wasn’t just any bike as his father John Sliwerski, a long-time Louis P. Cote employee told us.  John’s son has a rare chromosome imbalance and the bike …

New OSHA Standards in Effect for all Crane & Derrick Jobs!

We meet all qualifications. As of today, November 8th, 2010, OSHA has instituted new requirements which will affect all those involved with crane & rigging projects. The new standard requires a qualified signal person and qualified riggers. To help provide you with the best service possible every L. P. Cote crew member has already been successfully tested and all have …

Manchester Gears Up for Summer!

Once again Louis P Cote Inc. will be erecting the tent in Veteran’s Park for the City of Manchester. The tent provides cover for a wide variety of family events that take place in the city park. Concerts, movies, arts, festivals of all types and many other activities find their home under the tent. Our involvement with the city’s tent …