Hills Machinery Company Hosts Open House in Charlotte

The company wanted to thank its customers for their business and wanted to invite others to the event to see the company’s product support abilities.

📅   Fri June 03, 2016 - Southeast Edition


Karen Strickland and Brett Steelman, both of Blue Ridge Mowing in Yadkinville, N.C., fix their lunch.
Karen Strickland and Brett Steelman, both of Blue Ridge Mowing in Yadkinville, N.C., fix their lunch.
Karen Strickland and Brett Steelman, both of Blue Ridge Mowing in Yadkinville, N.C., fix their lunch. Clint McGraw, C&M Recycling in Charlotte, brings his sons,  Jesse and Owen to the event. (L-R):Doug Spitzer, Hills Machinery, welcomes Billy Wray of Lane Construction in Charlotte and Lori Wray of Sugar Creek Construction. (L-R): Mark Allison of Gradall and Mike Mandagona of Hills Machinery go over the Gradall XL4100 IV with Rick Natali of North Star Demolition in Charlotte. D.J. (L) and David Whitesell, both of Whitesell Trucking in Rock Hill, S.C., own a few Case compact track loaders and came to the event to learn about other Case products Hills Machinery represents Edge Innovative Machinery’s entire product line, including its range of stacker conveyors, tracked stackers, mobile stockpilers, trommels, shredders and tracked loaders as well as Terex/Finlay products. Doug Spitzer and Adam Hills, both of Hills Machinery, thank Rob Petrillo of Sunbelt Utilities for coming to the open house. Steve Burleyson (L), Blythe Construction, and Cameron Waugh, Hills Machinery.  Blythe Construction just took delivery of a similar Gradall Machine. Larry Martin (L) of Calder Brothers, Manufacturers of Mauldin Paving Products, stands at the controls of the company’s very popular Mauldin 1750C.  (L-R) are Tony Pritchard, Johnny Gardner and Sam Lawhorn all of Blythe Brothers Asphalt in Charlotte. (L-R): Novey Christopher, Jerry Koone and Brian Holland, all of Koone’s Well & Pump Services, look over the FAE Advanced Shredding Technologies products hydraulic driven heads, hydraulic mulching heads for excavators, skid steer loaders, backhoes and prime movers. (L-R): Giorgio Carera, CEO of FAE USA Inc. in Flowery Branch, Ga., explains the features of  PrimeTech products to Tim Keller and Nick Shaver, both of NC Wildlife. Cameron Waugh (R) with Hills Machinery goes over the Case 5,000 lb. hammer with (L-R) Rickey Osborne, Frankie Pittman and Danny Biggers, all of Ferebee Corporation in Charlotte. Steve Burleyson (L), Blythe Construction, and Cameron Waugh, Hills Machinery.  Blythe Construction just took delivery of a similar Gradall Machine. Andy Jones (L), Hills Machinery, learns about the many projects Granite Contracting of Charlotte is working on from Steve Cosper. The modern facility sits on five acres and is located at 11717 Reames Road. (L-R): Mike Kemmerer of Hills Machinery and Jim Hills, president of Hills Machinery, welcome Arden Reiser of Coastline Partners who is in the business of creek restoration, erosion control and more.

Hills Machinery Company held an open house at its Charlotte, N.C., facility on May 19. Hills Machinery moved into the facility, located at 11717 Reames Road, last year, and completed renovations to the facility to serve its customers in the region. The company wanted to thank its customers for their business and wanted to invite others to the event to see the company's product support abilities. More than 300 area contractors came to the event.

It was a fun filled day with food, drinks, desserts, many door prizes and plenty of giveaways. Hills invited its manufacturer representatives to attend and display their lines of equipment. Case Construction, Terex/Finlay, Edge, Mauldin, Gradall, Globe Trailers, Leica Geosystems and many new products were on display.

Door prizes included:

• A two-week free rental of either a Case 750M or 850M dozer

• A two-week free rental of either a Case CX36B or TR270

• A one-week free rental of a Case CX210C

Many other door prizes were given away. Hills Machinery Company values its customers and the partnerships the company and its customers have built together.