Customers See Latest Technology at George & Swede's Annual Open House, Equipment Show in Pavilion, N.Y.

📅   Mon August 07, 2017 - Northeast Edition #16


The staff of George & Swede sends out a big “thank you” to the many representatives of Hyundai that pitched in and helped make this year’s event a success.
The staff of George & Swede sends out a big “thank you” to the many representatives of Hyundai that pitched in and helped make this year’s event a success.
The staff of George & Swede sends out a big “thank you” to the many representatives of Hyundai that pitched in and helped make this year’s event a success. Phil Lucoe (L) and Stephen Nagy of Rototilt were on hand to demonstrate the extreme flexibility of the Rototilt coupling system. Link-Belt excavators are Morsch Pipeline Inc.’s machine of choice. (L-R): Steve Morsch, Jennifer Morsch, Steve Morsch Jr. and Greg Newell, president of George & Swede. (L-R): Bob Barone, Michael Nicolucci and Oswald Richard Desjardins check out the Harder dump box spreader system with Tim Cornwell of Harder Spreaders. Hyundai excavators were used throughout the day as area equipment operators tested their skills against each other. Daniel Turner from Pavilion, N.Y., takes his turn at the controls of a Hyundai 55-9A compact excavator. Representatives of the Genesee County Highway Department review the workings and benefits of an Allied Rammer hammer. A Hyundai excavator paired with a Rototilt 360 degree rotating coupling system allowed attendees to experience excavating flexibility. Lunch consisted of pulled pork, grilled burgers, hot dogs and delicious side dishes. The parts and service department of George & Swede was happy to cook burgers to order. Hundreds of people from across western New York showed up for the day’s activities with lines for registration and door prizes reaching out to the parking lot. Shane McDevitt (L) and Ryan Hatch of the town of Portville check out the latest Bomag compact double drum roller. R.W. Taylor Excavating is proud to run Link-Belt excavators from George & Swede in its fleet. (L-R): Ray Houtz, Bill Stephenson, Wayne Taylor and Nick Taylor, all of R.W. Taylor; and Greg Newell, president of George & Swede.

George & Swede held its annual barbecue lunch and equipment show July 27 in Pavilion, N.Y.

This event has long been one of the best attended open houses each year in western New York. Contractors, highway departments and area farmers gather to see some of the latest technology available in earthmoving equipment, as well as to have the opportunity to sit in the operator seat and have a turn at the controls.

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