Towmaster, Inc., manufacturer of equipment trailers and truck bodies, held its 4th Annual Equipment and Education Expo on July 16.
More than 300 key people from Minnesota’s Department of Transportation, along with multiple county, township and city departments, attended the event, which featured more 30 vendors and included four educational seminars all focused on the needs of the local and statewide transportation field.
A lunch was provided and prizes were given away, including a $4,000 Swenson spreader to one lucky municipality.
“This expo has become a huge event for Towmaster and its partners,” said Tim Erickson, Towmaster truck equipment sales manager. “It builds and solidifies relationships between us, our vendors and our customers, as well as offers ongoing education and information vital to the transportation departments of cities, townships, counties, and the state of Minnesota.”
Attendees learned about new products available from Towmaster, Omaha Standard, Falls Plows, Valley Blades, Force America, Whelen Lighting, Astleford International, Boyer Trucks, Swenson Spreaders and more.
They also learned about trailer GVWR, DOT regulations, crane operating and plow blades from attending the educational seminars.
“This event has grown over the last four years and it’s something unique to Towmaster,” said Len Stulc, president of Towmaster. “Our employees pull together as a team and work hard to make this event positive and successful. Our partners help in a tremendous way and all the vendors told me it was a great event for them.”
Towmaster uses this event as an opportunity to network and build positive and ongoing relationships with both their vendors and customers.