Ribbon-cutting by Corinna Holt Richter and Peter J. Holt with members of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce and Laredo HOLT employees.
HOLT CAT ,the Caterpillar Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas, has opened a new 24,000 square foot LEED gold certified facility in Laredo, Texas. The new facility is located in the Las Lomas Industrial Park on State Highway 359.
“We’re excited to be investing and expanding our capacities in the area with this new facility,” said J.K. Baxter, HOLT Senior Vice President, Machine Division, “This investment demonstrates our continued commitment to serving the customers of Webb and the surrounding counties, and we feel fortunate to be a part of this growing community since 1978.”
A grand opening to showcase this new facility occurred on Tuesday March 26th. During the program, the Laredo Community College was presented with a grant check for the amount of $4,000 from HOLT CAT and the Caterpillar Dealer Excellence Fund for professional and technical skills training.
“The goal of the Dealer Excellence Fund Program is to help schools develop state-the-art technical training programs,” said Shaun Manning, Director, HOLT ProTech Training.
HOLT CAT sells, rents and services Caterpillar machines, engines, generator sets and trucks in a 118-county Texas territory spanning from the Red River to the Rio Grande. HOLT offers total machine and engine rebuild capabilities, sells used equipment around the world and fabricates its own line of land clearing equipment and HOLT Spray King® water tankers. HOLT is the dealer for Link-Belt Cranes in the Eastern half of Texas as well as the El Paso area. They are the dealer for AGCO/Challenger and Claas farm equipment for the Eastern half of Texas and portions of Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana. SITECH Tejas, another division of HOLT, is the authorized dealer for Trimble Heavy and Highway construction products and services, as well as AccuGrade grade-control products in the same 118 county territory of Texas.