Hydrema Hosts Grand Opening Event at New U.S. HQ

Dealers, guests, local dignitaries and Hydrema staffers all came together to be a part of the official opening of the facility.

📅   Wed October 05, 2016 - National Edition


(L-R): Kris Binder, Hydrema U.S.; Tom Schnackenberg, Curry Supply Co., Martinsburg, Pa.; Steve Woodby, Power Equipment Co., Knoxville, Tenn.; and Barry Farrell, Hydrema U.S., talk about the versatility of Hydrema trucks.
(L-R): Kris Binder, Hydrema U.S.; Tom Schnackenberg, Curry Supply Co., Martinsburg, Pa.; Steve Woodby, Power Equipment Co., Knoxville, Tenn.; and Barry Farrell, Hydrema U.S., talk about the versatility of Hydrema trucks.
(L-R): Kris Binder, Hydrema U.S.; Tom Schnackenberg, Curry Supply Co., Martinsburg, Pa.; Steve Woodby, Power Equipment Co., Knoxville, Tenn.; and Barry Farrell, Hydrema U.S., talk about the versatility of Hydrema trucks. Bill Lewis of Robotics Fabrication, Panama City, Fla., talks about the Hydrema military mine clearing machine with attendees. Jon Cruthers (L), vice president of sales of AED, Schaumburg, Ill., receives a warm welcome from Kris Binder, Hydrema. (L-R): Jan Werner Jensen and his wife, Lone M. Jensen, the owners of Hydrema, made the journey from Denmark to join Jette and Kris Binder of Hydrema U.S. for the grand opening celebration. Winslow Robin Williams, Hydrema U.S. warehouse manager, leads a group on a tour of the new facility. The new Hydrema U.S. Inc. headquarters is located at 4515 Hemmingway Trail in Cumming, Ga. Larry Barfield, CEO of XPT2 and director of capture management of Honeywell Technology Solutions, Columbia, Md., operates a Hydrema MX14 excavator after his presentation, which included an endorsement of the Code of Support Foundation. Manufacturer representatives and Hydrema dealers came together for the grand opening event, including (L-R) Pat Flanagan, Niece Equipment, Austin, Texas; Kevin Keroack, East PBE, Newington, Conn.; Donna Boniface, Mark Hufcut and Jack Dopp, all of Pine Bush Equipment, Pine Bush, N.Y.; and Barry Ferrell, Hydrema U.S. This guest operates a Hydrema wheeled excavator during the excavator skills competition. Dennis Weiler (L), Summit Truck Equipment, Wathena, Ky., and Thomas Hartman, Hydrema U.S., discuss the off-road truck market. (L-R): Brian Cholmondeley, Paul Twiggs and Wes McDonald, all of Ring Power; Jette Binder, Hydrema U.S.; Ryan Staalings and Kevin Robbins, both of Ring Power; Kris Binder, Hydrema U.S.; and Jan Werner Jensen, owner of Hydrema, based in Denmark, attend the event. Attendees take advantage of the opportunity to get a feel for the Hydrema 912HM off-road trucks. Adam Houseknecht (L), Best Line Equipment, State College, Pa., talks with Barry Ferrell, Hydrema manufacturer representative. Dealers, guests, local dignitaries and Hydrema staffers all came together to be a part of the official opening of the facility. Alexander Russ, AEM director of international and regulatory affairs, promotes AEM’s “I Make America” campaign. Jette Binder (L), Hydrema, talks with Cindy Jones Mills, Forsyth County, Ga., commissioner.

Hydrema hosted a grand opening event for its new Hydrema U.S. Inc. North American headquarters in Cumming, Ga., on Sept. 16. A terrific crowd attended the celebration from all over the United States, Canada and Denmark to enjoy some great hospitality, southern barbeque and a tour of the facility.

Dealers, guests, local dignitaries and Hydrema staffers all came together to be a part of the official opening of the facility. Jan Werner Jensen and Lone M. Jensen, the owners of Hydrema, traveled to the states from Denmark to be in attendance. Tours were provided and presentations and speeches were given to commemorate the opening. Machines were set up, and guests had the opportunity to operate and to get a hands on demonstration of the Hydrema products.

The new North American headquarters facility is located at 4515 Hemingway Trail, Cumming, Ga., 30041.

For more information, call 404/614-1747 or visit www.hydrema.us.