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Hyundai Dealer Taylor Construction Equipment Expands in Mississippi, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, MS — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces expansions in Mississippi and Kentucky to the dealership territory of Taylor Construction Equipment.

Taylor Construction Equipment, a Division of the Taylor Group of Companies, Louisville, Mississippi, joined the Hyundai North American dealer network in 2021, representing Hyundai from …

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The ARA Show 2024 Returns to New Orleans in February

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The ARA Show returns to The Big Easy when the world’s largest equipment and event rental trade show makes its way to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 18-21, 2024. The American Rental Association’s (ARA) annual trade show will …

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An Extreme Ownership Approach to Fiber Projects

“If we touch a project, we own it” is the motto Chris Ward, Owner of NWA Fiber Communications, has built his business on. Over the last few years, his 50-plus person organization has owned many projects. But NWA Fiber Communications isn’t a typical utility contractor. The Harrison, Arkansas-based …

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Embracing Technology Allows Pinney Dozer Service LLC to Get the Job Done on Schedule and on Budget, No Matter the Project’s Scale

John Pinney describes Pinney Dozer Service LLC as a company that does “anything and everything dirt related.”

“From small commercial sites to large mining projects, we have the capabilities to handle it,” said Pinney, who is the President of the Skiatook, Oklahoma, business that he co-owns with his father, Tim. …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Gavin Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales. Cole will now lead KSM’s commercial efforts across all segments of the business. He had previously served as Vice President of Sales, where he supported the sales efforts of Komatsu construction …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Power Equipment Co
Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Crossley as Regional Product Support Sales Manager for Northern Region

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Nick Crossley as Regional Product Support Sales Manager in KSM’s northern region, which includes Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Amarillo, Texas. The promotion occurred earlier this year ahead of the transition of David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Branum as Branding & Communications Associate

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Julia Branum as its new Branding & Communications Associate in Oklahoma City. Branum will be responsible for the execution of KSM’s strategic marketing initiatives related to content, video production, social media, and communication.

Branum, a recent marketing graduate of Oklahoma Christian …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Port Allen, Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Port Allen branch, its eighth rental location in the state of Louisiana. The branch is also the sixth new location H&E has opened across the country in the second quarter of 2023. The facility includes a …

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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

ATLANTA, GA — Following the introduction of skid steer and compact track loaders, along with updates across its compact excavator lineup earlier this year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the formation of a new team dedicated to Hyundai compact equipment sales and support.

Hyundai has hired …

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Hyundai North American Dealer Network Adds Oklahoma Territory Construction Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces Oklahoma Territory Construction Equipment (OTCE) has joined its North American network of authorized dealerships.

The Oklahoma City-based dealership will represent the full line of Hyundai Construction Equipment products in Oklahoma City and surrounding counties, with future territory expansion under consideration.

Oklahoma …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Phillips to General Manager, Pipeline Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Kris Phillips as its new General Manager, Pipeline Group. He will lead KSM’s efforts to fully support the equipment needs of pipeline contractors operating in the mainline, regional, and local pipeline construction industries. Phillips previously served KSM as a Major Account …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

JACKSON, MS — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus recent additions to its regional rental sales manager (RSM) team. Having a sales manager dedicated to national and larger regional rental chains plus RSMs serving smaller territories allows BOMAG to enhance the level of sales support it offers …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Monroe, Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Monroe branch, its eighth rental location in the state of Louisiana. The branch includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is capable of handling a variety of construction and general …

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Hyundai North American Dealer Network Adds Oklahoma Territory Construction Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces Oklahoma Territory Construction Equipment (OTCE) has joined its North American network of authorized dealerships. The Oklahoma City-based dealership will represent the full line of Hyundai Construction Equipment products in Oklahoma City and surrounding counties, with future territory expansion under consideration.

OTCE …

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Less Downtime, More Preventative Maintenance

Gary Carpenter Construction Co. began with a single backhoe and a dump truck in 1977 and has since grown to a massive fleet of earthmovers and skilled professionals who lay the groundwork for central Arkansas construction. The company’s work ranges from large-scale institutional and commercial work such as hospitals, schools, …

NPK Construction Eq Inc
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Kirby Smith Machinery
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Magni Telescopic Handlers Appoints Taylor Machine Works as Authorized Dealer in Mississippi, Western Arkansas, and Select Louisiana Parishes

JACKSON, MS — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces Taylor Machine Works, Inc., a provider of industrial equipment and solutions, has joined its dealer network. This arrangement allows Taylor to offer the complete range of Magni’s telehandlers, including the Rotating Telehandler (RTH), Heavy Lift (HTH), and Fix Boom Telehandler (TH) models, …

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Ditch Witch of Louisiana Wins Crescent Club Award

BOSSIER CITY, LA — Ditch Witch of Louisiana, a provider of underground construction equipment and solutions, announces that the company has been awarded the Crescent Club Award for 2022.

"We are thrilled and honored to be the recipient of this award, which is a testament to our hard work, …

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Ditch Witch of South Louisiana Joins Takeuchi's Dealer Network

BATON ROUGE, LA — Takeuchi-US has expanded its North American dealer network with the addition of Ditch Witch of South Louisiana (DWSLA), located near Baton Rouge. This location now carries the full line of Takeuchi excavators, compact track loaders, and wheel loaders. They will also provide equipment rentals, replacement parts, …

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Foley Lynx is like Hiring a Full-Time Service Technician for Cat Equipment

Foley Lynx is a support service that gives Foley Equipment customers access to a dedicated service technician right from their phone.

“The easiest way to explain it is to say it’s Siri for your equipment,” said Travis LaDuke, Lynx Consultant at Foley Equipment. “You have a question, and we …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kellerstrass to Vice President, Product Support

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product Support. Kellerstrass, who joined KSM in 2019, had previously served as General Manager of Product Support Sales. With the retirement of former Vice President Brad Campbell, he now takes over the leadership of …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes White to General Manager, Road & Mineral Products

DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Matt White to General Manager of Road and Mineral Products. White brings over 13 years combined OEM and distributor experience to the role for road construction and crushing/screening equipment. He will be responsible for managing the Wirtgen Group family of products (Wirtgen, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Restructures Marketing Department

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces several changes to its marketing department. Cody Ward, Director of Strategy, Marketing, and M&A for KSM said that expanding the breadth and capabilities of the marketing team is essential to supporting the heavy equipment distributor’s current and future growth.

“This …

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Ditch Witch of South Louisiana Dealership Awarded 2022 Crescent Club, the Highest Dealership Honor

GEISMAR, LA — The Ditch Witch organization awarded Ditch Witch of South Louisiana — located in Geismar, Louisiana — with its highest dealership honor, the 2022 Crescent Club award.

This award recognizes the top Ditch Witch dealerships’ teams dedicated to providing customers the expertise, service, and products needed to help …

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Mississippi DOT Announces District 5 and 6 Equipment Operators Roadeo Winners

JACKSON, MS — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently held its annual Equipment Operators Roadeo for its District 5 and District 6 offices.

“Safety is always our focus. Everything we do is geared towards improving safety for the traveling public,” said Commissioner Willie Simmons, Central Transportation District. “Roadeos …

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Mississippi DOT District 7 Equipment Operators Roadeo Winners Announced

MCCOMB, MS — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently held its annual Equipment Operators Roadeo for District 7 at the district office in McComb.

“The Roadeo is an excellent way to encourage our operators to meet the very highest standards in safety as well as reward their good work,” …

Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Sakai America Announces Taylor Construction Equipment as New Dealership Partner in Mississippi, Kentucky, and West Tennessee

LOUISVILLE, MS — Sakai America, Inc. announces a new partnership with Taylor Construction Equipment as the authorized asphalt roller and soil compactor dealer for Mississippi, Kentucky, and Western Tennessee.

“We’ve never been more excited to welcome a new dealer to our growing network,” said Brad Belvin, Manager of Sales …

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ASCO Acquires Oklahoma-Based OCT Equipment, Inc.

LUBBOCK, TX — Lubbock-based Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO), a CASE Construction Equipment dealer, has acquired Oklahoma City-based OCT Equipment, Inc. (OCT) with locations in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Clinton, Oklahoma, expanding ASCO’s CASE territory.

The newly acquired locations continue to grow their footprint to a total of 27 locations, …

Doggett Machinery Services Announced as Authorized Wirtgen Group Dealer in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA — Doggett Machinery Services is the official Wirtgen Group dealer in Louisiana. Doggett will be the exclusive dealer for Wirtgen, Vogele, Hamm, and Kleemann equipment, parts, and service operating at the seven Doggett locations across the state — Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Broussard, Covington, Monroe, Shreveport, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Becomes Magni Telescopic Handlers' Dealer in Oklahoma and West Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces that Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has become the Magni authorized dealer for Oklahoma and West Texas.

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is a distributor of heavy equipment, industrial equipment, and cranes in the central United States, offering parts, rentals, sales, service, financing, product support, and …

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Takeuchi Hires Baldwin as Central Midwest Regional Product Manager

TULSA, OK — Takeuchi-US names Jeffrey Baldwin as its new Central Midwest Regional Product Manager.

Baldwin is now responsible for supporting all the company’s dealers and national rental accounts in the Central Midwest region, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. He will also train the region’s salesforce on …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Clark Machinery
Waukesha Pearce Industries Purchases Komatsu Earthmoving Distributorship

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Waukesha Pearce Industries, LLC (WPI) has closed on its acquisition of H&E Equipment ServicesKomatsu earthmoving distribution business, which covers the state of Louisiana and five counties in southwest Arkansas. The acquisition includes H&E’s Kenner distribution facility and the assignment of H&E’s lease of the …

Introducing DEVELON, the Next Evolution in Construction Equipment Innovation

SUWANEE, GA — The familiar brand of orange construction equipment known as Doosan will now be called DEVELON throughout the world. Under the new brand name, the company will continue providing innovative products and solutions, further cementing its status as a global leader in construction equipment and solutions for the …

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Terex Utilities Promotes Cammisa to Senior Director of Services

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities announces that Nick Cammisa has been promoted to Senior Director of Services, and will now lead the Terex Services team.

“Nick brings well-rounded experience to his role as Senior Director of Services from branch management, sales, and strategic account management, and is positioned to lead …

Thompson Pump Launches Partnership with Kirby-Smith Machinery in Central United States

TULSA, OK — Thompson Pump expands its distribution in the central United States with a new partnership. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of heavy-duty, diesel-powered bypass and dewatering pumps, announces its distributor’s agreement with Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.

With this new partnership, Kirby-Smith, a distributor of heavy construction equipment …

Sunbelt Rentals Sets the Gold Standard for Recruiting, Employing, and Retaining Veterans

FORT MILL, SC — Sunbelt Rentals, an equipment rental company, has been recognized with three awards for its efforts to recruit and retain military veterans in North America and globally.

For the first time, Sunbelt Rentals has received the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
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Nichols Fleet Equipment
ASCO to Represent Hitachi Mining and Construction Products in Texas and Oklahoma

LUBBOCK, TX — Associated Supply Company, INC (ASCO), a provider of construction, agriculture, and material handling equipment, announces that it has been awarded the Texas and Oklahoma sales and service territory for construction and mining equipment by Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA).

With over 60 years of experience, ASCO …

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JLG’s All-New E18 Vertical Mast Lifts Now Available

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, introduces an all-new vertical mast lift series to the market. The new JLG E18MCL model is well-suited for construction and industrial applications that require outdoor and indoor …

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Exyn Technologies and Trimble Collaborate on a Proof of Concept for a Fully Autonomous Surveying Solution for Construction

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex, GPS-denied environments, announce a strategic collaboration to explore the use of autonomous construction surveying technology. The solution will integrate Boston Dynamics' Spot robot, the ExynPak powered by ExynAI, and the Trimble X7 total station. …

JLG Expands Authorized Service Provider Network to Support Customers’ Maintenance and Repair Needs

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, is expanding its network of Authorized Service Providers in the United States to provide equipment repair, warranty, maintenance, inspections, parts, and other support services nationwide to JLG customers. …

LiuGong North America Adds APEX Equipment to Dealer Network

ATOKA, OK — LiuGong North America welcomes APEX Equipment Inc. to its expanding dealer network. Based in Atoka, Oklahoma, the dealership covers a territory that spans from Oklahoma to Southern Arkansas and Northeast Texas. The APEX Equipment leadership team of Ryan Mitchell (President), Bryan Debban (Executive Vice President), and Rick …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
LiuGong North America Adds Crouse Equipment to Dealer Lineup

SHERIDAN, AR — LiuGong North America welcomes Crouse Equipment as a new construction equipment dealer. The Sheridan, Arkansas-based dealer is centrally located within the state.

As a LiuGong construction equipment dealer, Crouse will sell both excavators and wheel loaders. Crouse Equipment President Dean Crouse has conducted due diligence over several …

Louisiana Governor Announces Expansion of John Deere Thibodaux Plant to Create 70 Bayou Region Jobs

THIBODAUX, LA — Deere & Company, the global corporation that manufactures the John Deere brand of agricultural, construction, and forestry equipment, is investing $29.8 million to expand operations at its Thibodaux facility. The company will create 70 new direct jobs with an average annual salary of $47,472, and will …

Takeuchi Launches New Line of Hydraulic Hammers

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi has added seven sound-suppressed hydraulic hammer models to the Takeuchi Attachment Program, helping compact track loader and compact excavator owners accomplish more with their machines.

“Hydraulic hammers are invaluable attachments for breaking up asphalt, concrete, rocks, and other hard materials,” said Lee Padgett, Product Manager …

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Trimble and HP Collaborate to Explore the Use of Robotic Technology for Autonomous Indoor Construction Layout

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and HP are collaborating on the integration of Trimble's latest robotic total station with HP's new SitePrint robotic layout solution. The solution focuses on transforming the layout process for indoor construction projects.

The announcement was made at the Trimble Dimensions+ Conference, where HP and Trimble …

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Trimble Construction Cloud Powered by Microsoft Azure Launches at Trimble Dimensions+ Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble announces the launch of Trimble Construction Cloud powered by Microsoft Azure, an industry cloud to streamline construction projects. Trimble Construction Cloud was developed as part of Trimble's collaboration with Microsoft to advance technology adoption and accelerate the digital transformation of the construction, agriculture, and transportation …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tri-Rivers
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Junttan Oy to Offer Trimble Groundworks Machine Control for Piling Machines from the Factory

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and Junttan Oy announce the availability of Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System for Piling Machines as a factory option on Junttan Oy foundation machines.

Trimble Groundworks is a 3D machine control system that improves efficiency and reduces downtime with stakeless navigation, productivity and quality monitoring, and …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Brewer to Director of Human Resources

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Angela Brewer to Director of Human Resources. Brewer will be responsible for the strategic direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s HR operations. She previously served as the company’s Human Resources Manager.

Jeff Weller, Chief Operating Officer for KSM, said he believes Brewer …

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Trimble and ABI GMBH Offer Trimble Ready Option for Piling and Drilling Machines

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and ABI Maschinenfabrik und Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH announce the introduction of a Trimble Ready factory option for new ABI MOBILRAM-Systems and DELMAG Drill Rigs. ABI piling and drilling machines shipped from the factory will be ready for the installation of the Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System, which …

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Trimble Introduces Horizontal Steering Control, Automatic Screed Width Control for Vogele Asphalt Pavers

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble introduces the Trimble Roadworks Paving Control Platform version 2.10 with Horizontal Steering Control for Vogele Navitronic asphalt pavers. The addition of Horizontal Steering Control and automatic screed width control for Vogele pavers is another step forward in Trimble's path toward machine control autonomy.

Trimble Roadworks version …

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Wilden Releases New 76 mm (3") Metal Equalizer Surge Dampener - Integrated SD Series

GRAND TERRACE, CA — Wilden, a brand of PSG, a Dover company, has extended its line of metal Equalizer Surge Dampeners - Integrated SD Series (ISD) with the addition of a new 76 mm (3”) model. Designed to integrate directly into the manifold of a Wilden metal air-operated …

Hitachi Excavator
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CLM Equipment Co
Drones are Benefitting Earthmoving Operations

MILWAUKEE, WI — Drones — the aerial eye of the jobsite — have become a very versatile tool for earthmoving operations. Among the benefits: increasing efficiency, productivity, and accuracy on jobsites. In addition, drones help reduce unplanned costs and rework throughout a project by providing a steady stream of jobsite …

GOMACO Appoints Harper as District Manager for the Southeast United States

ATLANTA, GA — Rodney Harper has been named District Manager for the Southeast United States. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, GOMACO’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. He replaces Vinnie Miller, who had managed the territory since 1975 and will be retiring from GOMACO. …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Cage as Fort Worth Sales & Operations Manager, Ross as General Manager, Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Nick Cage to serve as Sales & Operations Manager for its Fort Worth location and Bo Ross as its new General Manager of Used Equipment.

Nick Cage
Cage will be responsible for managing branch sales and operations in Fort Worth, including …
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Launches New Website Dedicated to Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) recently launched KirbyUsed.com, a website dedicated to the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment offerings. The site features friendly navigation, search functionality, and intuitive page design, creating an improved user experience for KSM’s used equipment customer base worldwide.

The homepage of KirbyUsed.com …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Vice President of Sales, Hires Gaines as Vice President of Parts

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Gavin Cole to the role of Vice President of Sales and hires Wade Gaines as its new Vice President of Parts.

Gavin Cole
Cole will be responsible for managing the direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s corporate sales strategy to support organizational objectives …
Hitachi CE
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CLM Equipment Co
McElroy Welcomes Duerr as New Purchasing Manager

TULSA, OK — McElroy, a designer and manufacturer of thermoplastic fusion equipment, announces the arrival of Eric Duerr as the company’s new Purchasing Manager.

“Since its founding, McElroy has remained committed to providing our clients with the highest-quality products, and that level of service begins with the sourcing process,” …

Preventative Maintenance Tips for Backhoes

MILWAUKEE, WI — Preventive maintenance “is a very broad term,” said George MacIntyre, Product Manager at CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibitor CASE Construction Equipment. “It can be as formal as the critical practice of performing regular service, as prescribed by the manufacturer of the machine, throughout the machine’s life. Or it …

The Future is Now: Examining Construction’s Power Alternatives

At the center of any construction alternative power discussion is diesel. Diesel remains the go-to power on jobsites. According to the Diesel Technology Forum, 98 percent of construction's energy use in the United States comes from diesel.

But with global initiatives underway to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by …

Choosing Screen Media to Improve Production and Solve Screening Problems

With proposed infrastructure programs being discussed to offset the economic impacts of COVID-19, aggregate materials could see a spike in demand. This progression can lead to increased profits for mineral processing operations. However, maximizing efficiency to capitalize on this opportunity requires the right equipment. It is critical that operations evaluate …

Heavy Machines LLC Breaks Ground on their New Facility

MEMPHIS, TN — Heavy Machines LLC announces that they recently began breaking ground for a new location in Piperton, Tennessee. The facility will sit on a six-acre lot and will house both their corporate team and the staff and operations of their current Memphis branch. They recently hosted a groundbreaking …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Power Equipment Co
Kirby Smith Machinery
Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Brown as Oklahoma City Branch Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Colin Brown to serve as Branch Manager for its Oklahoma City location. The move marks a return to KSM for Brown, having served in roles as a Product Service Manager and Governmental Sales Representative for the Dallas branch during his first …

Kohler Engines Approves Usage of HVO in the USA

KOHLER, WI — All Kohler diesel-fueled engines are approved to use HVO in the United States, in line with ASTM D975 standard. This confirmation comes just a few months after European compliance was announced. In February, in fact, Kohler had announced approval to use HVO for all its diesel engines …

PALFINGER Announces Daneluz as New Vice President Sales & Service NAM Region

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA — Ismael Daneluz joins PALFINGER’s North American Region in the executive capacity of Vice President of Sales and Service. Daneluz will be responsible for developing strategic sales plans, based on the company’s goals, that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for the organization as well …

BOMAG Americas Remembers Industry Leader, Long-Time Team Member Bert DeJong After his Passing

RIDGEWAY, SC — It is with deep sadness that BOMAG Americas announces the passing of Bert DeJong, a company leader and industry veteran for more than 30 years. DeJong is well remembered for being smart, honest, and fair and an industry pioneer, who helped drive success for both rental …

Vacuworx Appoints Tipton Executive Vice President, COO

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Robert Tipton has joined the company as Executive Vice President and has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Tipton joins the team with decades of knowledge in production and supply chain management, including executive leadership credentials and more than 20 years of …

Yanmar Compact Equipment’s Largest Mini Excavators Provide Maximum Power in Tight Spaces

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment offers the ViO80-1A and SV100-2A, the largest models in their mini excavator line. The machines provide the performance, efficiency, technology, and reliability needed for tough jobs, allowing for maximum productivity in construction, landscaping, and utility applications. Both models feature Yanmar Compact Equipment’s four-year/4,000-hour …

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Changing the Game with the EWRS-HS Hard Surface Skid Steer Tire

WINNIPEG, MB — Evolution Wheel is a manufacturer of heavy-duty skid steer tires. The EWRS-HS series solid skid steer tire is the hard surface version of the EWRS-AT series all-terrain tire. The solid EWRS-HS skid steer tire is ideal for surfaces like concrete or asphalt.

Evolution Wheel spends a lot …

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Five Tips for Mini Excavator Maintenance

Maintenance might not be your favorite thing to do, but this minor inconvenience can help you avoid major headaches in the future. Good maintenance practices not only keep the machine running at peak performance, but they also minimize downtime from repairs that come from ignoring key maintenance requirements. Here are …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds Forsythe Tractor to Growing North American Distribution Network

SHREVEPORT, LA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas recently expanded its North American distribution network with the addition of Forsythe Tractor & Equipment LLC, in Shreveport, Louisiana, as an authorized Hyundai compact equipment dealer. Forsythe Tractor has been in business for a half a century.

“I have been working in …

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Managing Screen Media Selection, Installation and Maintenance

It doesn’t matter how much aggregate is produced in a day if it is contaminated or not sized correctly. Though screen media is a minor cost when compared to larger equipment in a quarry or mine, it is a crucial part of any operation’s profit machine. One unexpected break and …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
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Kirby Smith Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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Project Owners Drive Tech Adoption

The needs of the project owner have always defined the parameters of a construction job, but all signs are pointing to owners playing a bigger role in the use of technology on their projects in the future, especially as we begin to see federal funds put to work on transportation …

Sakai America Announces Changes in Sales Team

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — Sakai America, Inc. announces two changes within the sales department. Nick Zessack will transition from a Sales Support position to the Southeast Regional Sales Manager role. Zessack will continue to work out of the Adairsville, Georgia, head office, but will be the primary contact for Sakai heavy …

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Central Power Systems & Services Expands its Doosan Presence in Kansas and Oklahoma

GARDEN CITY, KS — Doosan Infracore North America is partnering with Central Power Systems & Services to add new locations in Garden City, Kansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The new Garden City location expands the company’s reach in Kansas, joining the Colby, Great Bend, Wichita, and Salina stores. Central Power Systems …

H&E Opens New Branch in El Dorado, Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, LA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its new El Dorado rental branch, its second in the state of Arkansas. The 5,000-square-foot facility sits on 4.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop with six service bays. It …

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Hyundai Expands its Dealer Network with Three New Taylor Construction Equipment Locations

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas — which earlier this year expanded its dealer network with the addition of Taylor Construction Equipment locations in White House and Maryville, Tennessee — announces the addition of three new Hyundai-authorized Taylor locations, one in Mobile, Alabama, and one each in the Mississippi …

Wirtgen America Inc
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Kirby Smith Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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K-Tec and Ashland Acquire Metalcraft Scrapers

LOUISVILLE, GA — K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries, providers of pull-pan scraper earthmoving products, announce the acquisition of Metalcraft of GA, Inc., a heavy equipment manufacturer. This acquisition provides a facility presence in the Southeastern U.S. along with expanded product offerings from the Metalcraft brand. The Metalcraft facility, …

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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …

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Fecon Announces Seeliger as New Southwestern Regional Sales Manager

PONCA CITY, OK — Fecon announces the addition of Carl Seeliger as a Regional Sales Manager for the southwest region. In his new role, Seeliger will assist distributors and other sales channel partners in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana in the sales of all Fecon products including …

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Kirby-Smith Hires Cook as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Construction Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery (KSM) continues to build its executive team with the addition of Joel Cook as its new Executive Vice President and General Manager (EVP-GM), Construction Group. Cook will be responsible for strategic direction, operational management, and overall leadership of the heavy equipment distributor’s construction group, …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), announces the appointment of Stan Park as President of the company. A 27-year veteran of Hyundai, Park previously held various field and executive-level leadership roles, most recently as the Vice President of Marketing and Dealer Development.

“Stan is a pillar of …

NPK Construction Eq Inc
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Kirby Smith Machinery
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Kirby-Smith Hires Mull as Manager of Supply Chain

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Cherish Mull as its new Manager of Supply Chain. Mull will provide process leadership and transformation of the heavy equipment distributor’s supply chain operations and will be responsible for supply chain strategy and oversight of all procurement, pre-contract, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Olmeda as Remarketing and Used Equipment Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) continues to add talent to its growing used equipment department with the hiring of Jesse Olmeda as Remarketing and Used Equipment Manager. Olmeda will be located in Oklahoma City and report to Director of Remarketing and Used Equipment David Mehrtens.

Olmeda …

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Dynapac North America Names Roush President/General Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Dynapac announces the appointment of Jamie Roush to President/General Manager of Dynapac North America.

Roush is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the equipment industry. Roush has been with Dynapac North America since the transition in 2017 and held various management positions at …

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H&E Relocates with Rental Focus in the Little Rock Area

LITTLE ROCK, AR — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the relocation of its Little Rock branch to 11618 Otter Creek South Road, Mabelvale, Arkansas. The newly renovated 6,450-square-foot facility sits on 1.77 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with six service …

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Kirby-Smith Selects Kunin as Vice President of National Accounts

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Following the promotion of John Arapidis to President and CEO of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM), the heavy equipment distributor has found a successor for Arapidis’ previous role, recently naming Mike Kunin as Vice President of National Accounts.

Kunin will be responsible for the management and continued …

Vogele
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Kirby Smith Machinery
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Terex Trucks Becomes Rokbak

Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks rebrands as Rokbak and announces its vision for an exciting new future. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on September 1, attended by dealers, customers, media, and Volvo Group colleagues from around the world.

Rokbak is the new name …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Arapidis as New President and CEO

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a distributor of heavy equipment and cranes in the central United States, announces that John Arapidis has been named President and CEO. Ed Kirby, the company’s Co-Founder, President, and CEO of nearly 40 years will step back from his current position …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Announces Friedrich as New Managing Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr welcomes Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director of Construction Equipment.

In his role as Managing Director, he will provide leadership and guidance necessary to oversee and implement the corporate and strategic plans for the nine product segments under Liebherr …

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Power Equipment Appoints Komatsu Dealer in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Power Equipment Company, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, will be appointed the authorized Komatsu distributor in Arkansas, effective mid-September 2021, expanding their presence in the state. The territory will be served by existing authorized Komatsu branches in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Springdale, Arkansas.

Power Equipment is …

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Rokbak Revealed: The New Name for Terex Trucks

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand representing the continuation of its strong hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. Throughout the last four decades, the company has never wavered in its promise to customers to deliver powerful and reliable articulated haulers — and that …

Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Taylor Becomes New Dealer of Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Tracked Carriers in Tennessee and Mississippi

LOUISVILLE, MS — Taylor Machine Works, Inc., a manufacturer of heavy industrial lift trucks and distributor of multiple lines of allied products, is partnering with Bell Trucks of America, Inc. to become the Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Bell Tracked Carriers dealer in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. …

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Cooke Joins Takeuchi as Midwest Regional Product Manager

THOMPSONS STATION, TN — Takeuchi-US hires Shann Cooke as its new Midwest Regional Product Manager. Cooke will now be responsible for supporting all of the company’s dealers and national rental accounts in the Midwest region, which includes the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. He will …

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Making the Right Choice with Terex Trucks

Terex Trucks comes from a strong hauling heritage: with over 70 years of experience in building robust, reliable and tough articulated haulers, the Motherwell, Scotland-based manufacturer knows how to design machines that are trusted by customers to deliver a powerful performance in all conditions. Its two models, the 30.9-ton payload …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

Tucked away amongst wide swaths of agricultural fields and small, rural communities the Big Woods private waterfowl preserve is being developed by H2Dig LLC. The company specializes in premium outdoor recreational development and oftentimes is working in remote areas without great access to service stations, fuel, or equipment maintenance …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

Tucked away amongst wide swaths of agricultural fields and small, rural communities the Big Woods private waterfowl preserve is being developed by H2Dig LLC. The company specializes in premium outdoor recreational development and oftentimes is working in remote areas without great access to service stations, fuel, or equipment maintenance …

Gomaco
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Clark Machinery
Iowa Mold Tooling Celebrates 60 Years

GARNER, IA — Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, is commemorating its 60th anniversary by celebrating its team members and the local community.

IMT products have now been a part of the building supply, construction, tire service, public works, mining, railroad, rental, and propane markets for …

Komatsu Introduces Expanded Range of Hydraulic Breakers

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for a hydraulic breaker attachment that is simple to use, powerful, and compatible with your Komatsu excavator? Take a look at the high-performance efficiency and unique variable energy technology incorporated into Komatsu’s expanded line of JTHB-G and JMHB-H hydraulic breakers.

Designed and tested for compatibility with …

Sakai America Names Talley New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

CHICAGO, IL — Sakai America has added Linden Talley as a Regional Sales Manager to their heavy equipment sales team, focusing on soil and asphalt rollers. He will work with new and current Sakai dealers in the Midwest United States. Talley will cover the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, …

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Equipment Evolution

Demolition and recycling equipment is evolving and is going to change quickly in the next five to 10 years. Manufacturers are leading this effort with input from their customers.

Advances are happening in wireless technology, microchips, machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation, cameras, sensors, touch screens, and batteries. These technologies are …

Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI — As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority (88 percent) of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half (55 percent) of the respondents …

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National Trench Safety to Merge with Trench Plate Rental Company

HOUSTON, TX — National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company (TPRC), two pure-play providers of trench safety solutions in the U.S., announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The combined company will be majority-owned by Tailwind Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. …

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Terex Trucks Articulated Haulers Are Strong Performance for Recycling Centers

As the circular economy ramps up, waste management facilities are gaining in importance. To optimize their operations, these sites need productive, cost-efficient machinery. Delivering high performance, fuel efficiency and excellent productivity, Terex Trucks articulated haulers are well-suited to meet the demands of recycling and resource management facilities.

Every year, Terex …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

Epiroc
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Power Equipment Co
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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

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Minnich Manufacturing Adds Darragh Company to Dealer Network in Mid-South Region

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators, and vibrator monitoring systems, adds Darragh Company to its dealer network in the mid-South region. Darragh Company has 11 locations, and the full line of Minnich products are available to all markets.

“We are …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Nelson as Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast

ATLANTA, GA — Curry Supply Co. announces its investment in the Southeast territory with the introduction of Georgia resident, Steve Nelson, as Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Nelson will utilize his industry knowledge and experience to serve as the dedicated Curry Supply representative for clients located in North …

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Equipment Incorporated Adds Three New Locations, Expands Service in the South

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment companies in the South now have greater access to Doosan machines, parts, and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company’s existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

Equipment Incorporated …

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Curry Supply Co. Broadens South-Central Presence

HOUSTON, TX — Curry Supply Co. expands its regional sales team with the addition of E. Marshall Hale as a Regional Sales Manager. Hale, who resides in Texas, will offer direct support for Curry Supply’s Houston (Deer Park) location, in addition to operating as the main contact for Curry Supply …

SITECH
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SITECH Tri-Rivers
Equipment Leasing & Finance 2021 US Economic Outlook

Equipment and software investment growth fared better than overall GDP growth in 2020 as businesses invested to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and growth should remain well into positive territory in the beginning of 2021. Annual equipment and software investment growth of 7.8 percent is forecast for 2021. Annual U.S. …

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Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

WARRIOR, AL — Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC), a provider of air, flow, and power solutions, introduces Mid-America Engine as a dealer, effective immediately. Located in Warrior, Alabama, the dealer will provide sales, service, and distribution to customers throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle (from Tallahassee to the …

H&E Equipment Awarded Takeuchi's Southwest Region Dealer of the Year

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a global manufacturer of compact equipment, has awarded H&E Equipment as its 2019 Southwest Region Dealer of the Year. H&E’s successful sales efforts in 2019 have proven that they are outstanding in the construction equipment market. Takeuchi’s Southwest Region Business Manager Hampton Wideman presented the …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Kim as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), welcomes J.Y. Kim as President. 28-year Hyundai veteran Kim began his career as part of an overseas sales team to support North American Operations, and later worked at HCEA’s Chicago office from 2004 to 2008.

He was instrumental in establishing a …

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Vacuworx Recognized as 2020 Manufacturer of the Year

TULSA, OK — The Oklahoma district of the U.S. Small Business Administration has named Vacuworx the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year as part of National Small Business Week (NSBW). For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has celebrated NSBW, recognizing the contributions and successes of America’s entrepreneurs …

Hitachi Excavator
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CLM Equipment Co
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CASE Supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta Cleanup Operations

LAKE CHARLES, LA — CASE Construction Equipment has provided equipment, service, and support to Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura, which struck southwest Louisiana in August. This includes skid steers and compact track loaders outfitted with grapple buckets to perform route …

Caterpillar Signs Agreement to Acquire Weir Oil & Gas

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division (Weir Oil & Gas) of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Headquartered near Fort Worth, Texas, Weir Oil & Gas produces a full line of pumps, flow iron, consumable parts, …

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Kirby-Smith Grows Road Construction & Minerals Division, Hires Perkins

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Robert Perkins as a Paving & Compaction Specialist for its Road Construction and Minerals Division. Perkins brings nearly two decades of experience related to both the heavy highway construction and heavy equipment industries to the position.

“Robert has paved everything from …

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Manitou Group Names Nartish as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Manitou North America

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou Group announces the appointment of Ilmars Nartish to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Manitou North America, effective immediately.

“We are excited to welcome Ilmars to Manitou North America. With more than 13 years working with Manitou Group, his knowledge …

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John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

WATERLOO, IA — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) announces a change to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of David Hoffman, who acted as Director of Worldwide Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support.

After more than 41 years of service at John Deere, Hoffman has announced his …

Hitachi CE
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CLM Equipment Co
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Kirby-Smith Adds Gunderson as Vice President of Road Construction & Minerals

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Vern Gunderson as Vice President of Road Construction & Minerals. Gunderson is responsible for Kirby-Smith's road construction and minerals division and will lead the heavy equipment distributor’s sales, rental, and customer support efforts related to its Wirtgen Group (Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm …

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ASV Expands Dealer Network in Minnesota, Texas, and Mississippi

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, added new dealers to its dealer network in Q2 of 2020 — three locations each for new dealers CLM Equipment Co. Inc. and TraxPlus LLC, as well as the …

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Curry Supply Adds Hendricks as National Account Manager

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Curry Supply welcomes Forest Hendricks to the sales team as National Account Manager. Hendricks joins Curry Supply’s national account, bringing a focus on heavy machinery and the railroad industry. With his experience in rail, he will work toward further developing Curry Supply’s presence in the top …

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Hilti Exoskeleton Improves Performance and Safety

In construction there’s always a couple of major concerns on the jobsite – performance and safety. Strangely, as performance slips so does the on-the-job safety factor.

Any job function that requires a construction worker to keep their arms raised up and over their head is where this risk is a …

SITECH Mid-America Established to Serve Regional Civil Construction Contractors

NASHVILLE, IL — Trimble announces that a SITECH Technology Dealer has been established to serve civil construction contractors in Southern Illinois, Southern Missouri, and portions of Kansas and Oklahoma. SITECH Mid-America joins the network of SITECH dealerships — the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering a comprehensive portfolio of …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Power Equipment Co
Kirby Smith Machinery
The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

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Kirby-Smith Hires Al-Suwaidi as Pipeline Services Account Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Allen Al-Suwaidi as Pipeline Services Account Manager. Al-Suwaidi will be responsible for managing existing customer accounts of KSM’s Pipeline Services division, which operates independent of territory restrictions, as well as developing new customers nationally in the pipeline construction industry. He joins …

LiuGong North America Continues to Expand Dealer Network in U.S.

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America has appointed five new construction equipment dealers in the U.S. recently, expanding their growing dealer network. These dealerships provide the LiuGong and Dressta brands to areas of the country that previously did not have the opportunity to put them to the test.

Malvese Equipment …

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Terex Service Centers Authorized for Service and Sale of Fassi Articulating Cranes

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Services and Fascan International have reached an agreement for Terex to become a full-service dealer of Fassi products. As an authorized dealer, Terex Services will provide maintenance, repair, and parts for Fassi products at its 19 branch locations across much of the U.S., as well as …

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Vacuworx Welcomes Cunningham as Senior Director of Sales

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx welcomes Charlie Cunningham to the North America sales and leadership teams as Senior Director of Sales.

Cunningham brings more than two decades of experience with sales, marketing, and business development activities. He recently spent 15 years with Astec Industries, Inc. As Vice President of Sales with …

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Deere Board Elects Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems

MOLINE, IL — Deere & Company (DE) announces that its Board of Directors elected John Stone to the position of President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems. He will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the company's construction and forestry operations throughout the world and for …

Hilti Among Industry Leaders to Launch 2020 Construction Startup Competition

PLANO, TX — “You are the missing piece.” With this slogan five global players of the construction industry invite all entrepreneurs worldwide with innovative construction solutions to participate in this year’s edition of the Construction Startup Competition. Startups willing to play a crucial role in the transformation of the construction …

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Komatsu Commits to Supporting Feeding America as National Partner in COVID-19 Response Efforts

CHICAGO, IL — More than 37 million Americans face hunger each year and as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes an additional 17 million Americans into food insecurity, Komatsu’s North American business units are partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate up to $250,000 to support …

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PALFINGER Appoints Cavaggioni as New Vice President Sales and Service for North America Region

TIFFIN, OH — PALFINGER announces the official appointment of Alberto Cavaggioni as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Service for the North America Region.

Cavaggioni has been appointed Vice President Sales and Service for the North America Region as of March 23, 2020. He will be a member …

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Kirby-Smith Promotes Brewer to Human Resources Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. promotes Angie Brewer to Human Resources Manager. Brewer joined the heavy equipment distributor in 2016 and most recently served in the role of Human Resources Generalist. Her skillset and leadership have made her an asset to the company, which has over 500 employees …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
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Vacuworx Gulf Coast Region Grows with Addition of Castilla and Young

HOUSTON, TX — Vacuworx announces the addition of two new Area Sales Representatives serving customers in the Gulf Coast Region.

Sebastian Castilla joins Vacuworx with 12 years of domestic and global pipeline sales experience, including prior procurement, sales support, and business development roles at Welspun Corp. and Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars, as …

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Warren CAT Announces the Promotion of Mangrum and the Hiring of Polk and Crouch

TULSA, OK — Warren CAT announces the promotion of Jeremy Mangrum to Machine Sales Representative. Mangrum has been with the company for over 20 years, and during that time he has created a work philosophy that revolves around his customers. He is a firm believer that when you take care …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

FORT MILL, SC — Tim Hyland returned to Dynapac recently as the Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts, working with those customers on sales of the entire Dynapac lineup that includes pavers, feeders, and compaction equipment. He is be based at Dynapac’s North American headquarters in Fort Mill, …

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Kirby-Smith Promotes Brewer to Human Resources Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Angie Brewer to Human Resources Manager. Brewer joined the heavy equipment distributor in 2016 and most recently served in the role of Human Resources Generalist. Brewer will report to Vice President of Human Resources Seth McColley.

“Angie has a passion …

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Vacuworx Promotes Raines to Regional Service Manager, Enhances Mobile Response Times in Gulf Coast Region

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces an increased presence in the Gulf Coast area with the promotion of Paul Raines from Production Manager to Regional Service Manager.

Raines is a service-oriented professional with technical know-how, problem-solving abilities and organizational skills. Factory trained and certified to inspect, service and repair all makes …

Wirtgen America Inc
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Kirby Smith Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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ICRI Announces 2019 Project of the Year and Awards of Excellence Winners

SAINT PAUL, MN — The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the winners of its 2019 Project Awards. The Ile-aux-Tourtes Bridge Rehabilitation was chosen as the ICRI 2019 Project of the Year. This year, three finalists were chosen, and the winner was announced at an awards ceremony.

ICRI awarded seven …

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Power Equipment Announces Promotion of White to General Product Support Manager

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, a part of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Wayne White to General Product Support Manager for the Middle Tennessee region. In his new position, Wayne will oversee the entire Product Support operation in Nashville, Tennessee, including parts and service. …

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Dynapac North America Announces New Vice President of Operations

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of high-tech rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and feeders, welcomes Jason Ammon back to the Dynapac team as Vice President of Product Support & Operations.

Ammon is based in the Fort Mill, South Carolina, office reporting to …

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Trimble Announces Painter as New President, CEO

SUNNYVALE, CA — Trimble announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Robert G. Painter to succeed Steven W. Berglund as President and CEO of Trimble effective January 4, 2020, the first day of Trimble's 2020 fiscal year. Painter will also join the Trimble Board of Directors on January …

ALLU USA Announces New Dealer for Southern U.S. States

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — ALLU Group Inc. announces Lyle Machinery Company, headquartered in Richland, Mississippi, and with 11 locations across the southern U.S., as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer material processing attachments.

The company not only provides sales and rental of ALLU’s screener crusher …

NPK Construction Eq Inc
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K-Tec Announces Dealers of Excellence

SPENCER, OH — K-Tec Earthmovers recently held their first Dealership Network Scraper Symposium event, in Manitoba, Canada. The event hosted 56 professionals representing 22 different organizations, traveling from as far away as Japan, Sweden and Australia to hear the latest advancements in K-Tec’s earthmoving product offerings.

As part of the …

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Volvo CE Advances Distribution, Appointing Scott Equipment Dealer for Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Scott Equipment Company (Scott Equipment) will offer Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) products and services from its locations in Arkansas, in addition to its locations in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. The company closed an agreement with Little Rock, Arkansas-based Hugg & Hall Equipment Company (Hugg & …

Winners at Southeastern Regional Equipment Operators Roadeo Competition Announced

BILOXI, MS — Equipment operators from Departments of Transportation around the southeast recently competed at the Southeastern Regional Equipment Operators Roadeo in Biloxi. Individual winners of each competition and the overall state with the most points have been announced.

Focusing on efficiency and skill, roadeos provide highway workers with an …

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Doggett Freightliner of Arkansas Named Winner of the 2019 Successful Dealer Award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR — Successful Dealer Magazine has named Doggett Freightliner of Arkansas (North Little Rock location) as North America’s 2019 Truck Dealership of the Year (18-wheeler & Vocational). This makes for the third year that Doggett Freightliner was named a finalist for this award (in 2015, in 2017 …

Pettibone X-Series Service School Offers Hands-On Training for Dealers

BARAGA, MI — Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has launched a new X-Series Service School program to provide live, in-person machine training opportunities for members of its dealer network. Hosted by Pettibone dealers at various regional locations, the service school is specifically focused on Pettibone’s next gen X-Series Extendo and Traverse telehandlers. …

Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Vacuworx Hires Williamson as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast US

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Bruce Williamson has been hired as Regional Sales Manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Williamson is a problem solver who prioritizes communication and follow-through as keys to building customer relationships. Based in Panama City …

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Cajun Donates Time, Equipment to Installing Louisiana National Guard Memorial

BATON ROUGE, LA — In the shadow of the Louisiana State Capitol, a new monument stands to honor the men and women who have served in the Louisiana National Guard. Cajun Industries recently donated time and equipment to help erect the monument in Veteran’s Memorial Park downtown, where members of …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes McNatt to Director of Construction Technology

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has promoted Rebecca McNatt to Director of Construction Technology. In this role, McNatt will be responsible for the growth and development of Komatsu Smart Construction and other equipment manufacturer technology programs offered through KSM. Smart Construction from Komatsu provides customers with equipment …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Chastain as General Service Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has named Kevin Chastain as General Service Manager, expanding the company’s leadership team of industry professionals. Chastain will work to implement strategies that further the growth and development of all service operations, which include over 300 departmental employees across the company’s …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Kellerstrass as General Manager, Product Support Sales

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces David Kellerstrass as General Manager, Product Support Sales. Kellerstrass will manage product support sales operations, which includes oversight of 16 product support sales representatives for the company. He will focus on growing parts and service opportunities for KSM, partnering with industry …

Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Opens New Facility in Southeastern Oklahoma

MCALESTER, OK — The Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) team recently celebrated the grand opening of its facility in McAlester, Oklahoma, the 11th location in its network of sales and service branches across a four-state region. The celebration included a ribbon-cutting event that featured representatives from KSM, McAlester community leaders and …

Ritchie Bros. Appoints Jeter as President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, Taylor as Chief Sales Officer

VANCOUVER, BC — Ritchie Bros. announces an organizational realignment in North America. Jeff Jeter is appointed President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, and Kari Taylor is appointed Chief Sales Officer, U.S. Regions.
Jeter’s responsibilities will include driving the Upstream business by rolling out RB Asset Solutions in the U.S., …

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Thompson Machinery Continues Investment in Tennessee and Mississippi Communities

NASHVILLE, TN — Thompson Machinery, the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for middle and west Tennessee and north Mississippi, sells and services a variety of equipment, ranging from dozers to backhoes, to electric power generation and on-highway trucks, and even power systems for river barges traveling down the Mississippi River.

“Within …

Caterpillar Announces Officer Changes of Bluth, Weiss and Hoenes


DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. announces officer changes to further support execution of the enterprise strategy, including an emphasis on the company’s focus on services. All changes became effective on May 1.
Tom Bluth, who was most recently Vice President of the Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD), has …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Names Seth McColley as Vice President of Human Resources

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announced Seth McColley as Vice President of Human Resources. In the new role, McColley will lead people strategy, rewards, talent management, recruiting and leadership development and learning, while also creating an integrated team that will continue to strengthen the culture for the company’s …

Gomaco
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Clark Machinery
Power Equipment Appointed as Epiroc Dealer in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been appointed the newest dealer for Epiroc drills, parts, accessories and service in the state of Tennessee. Power Equipment is a member of the Bramco family of companies, one of the largest equipment dealers in North America.

Its …

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Evoquip Appoints Powerscreen Texas as an Authorized Distributor

LA GRANGE, TX — EvoQuip has appointed Powerscreen Texas as the authorized distributor to cover Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. The longstanding company will sell the full EvoQuip portfolio of compact crushing and screening equipment. Established in 1978, Powerscreen Texas provides quality products, service and parts to their customer base. …

Vacuworx Adds New Members to North American Sales Team

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces the expansion of its North American sales force with the addition of three new members to their existing team going into 2019. The manufacturer is aligning its sales team to handle key accounts, serve new and existing territories and support a diversified line of vacuum …