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2010 MEGA Utility Equipment Expo Draws Large Attendance

Thu October 14, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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Gordy Wiese (L) of Capital Electric Co-op, Bismarck, N.D., talks about the extensive trailer line offered by Towmaster Trailers of Litchfield, Minn., with Steve Baker.
Gordy Wiese (L) of Capital Electric Co-op, Bismarck, N.D., talks about the extensive trailer line offered by Towmaster Trailers of Litchfield, Minn., with Steve Baker.
Gordy Wiese (L) of Capital Electric Co-op, Bismarck, N.D., talks about the extensive trailer line offered by Towmaster Trailers of Litchfield, Minn., with Steve Baker. I State Truck Center sales department is represented by Tim Cornwell (L) and John Peterson of Inver Grove Heights, Minn. The company is now the Minnesota’s exclusive Sprinter dealer for equipment like this 2010 2500 170-in. wheelbase Sprinter. Redi-Haul Trailers had this RH411ORT 10,000 GVW reel trailer on display with Todd Kraayenhof (L), production manager, and Joe Dubke, sales manager, of Redi-Haul, Fairmont, Minn., ready to answer any trailer questions. (L-R): John Archambeault, of McLaughlin, Greenville S.C., talks with Pat Arnold and Gale Carlson from Vermeer Sales & Service of Burnsville, Minn., about the equipment Vermeer had on display, including this Vermeer V500 vacuum. Truck Utilities Owner Terry Hoops of St. Paul, Minn., shows off this new Knapheide extreme forest body loaded on a 2011 Ford 550 superduty. Ditch Witch of Minnesota Territory Manager Mike Peyerl (L) of Shakopee, Minn., discusses the specs on the RT 115 Quad with Darin Holmgren of Trenchless Specialist. Trenchers Plus Territory Manager John McGowan of Burnsville, Minn., shows off Astec and Takeuchi equipment like this Takeuchi TL250 with a Loftness Generation Z carbide cutter attachment. Tim Miller of Verendrye Electric, Velva, N.D., sits in this Kubota U17 excavator and thinks about the time his company might save by adding a piece of equipment like this to its fleet.

The Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch, Minn., played host to the 2010 MEGA Utility Equipment Expo Sept. 15 and 16. More than 50 exhibitors showed off the latest in equipment, services and products.