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ABLE Equipment Holds Open House in Allentown, Pa.

Mon June 24, 2019 - Northeast Edition #13
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ABLE Equipment held an open house June 6, 2019, in Allentown, Pa.

The event was the equipment dealer's first at this facility since acquiring the former Ransome Cat location in July 2018.

"This open house gives our customers the opportunity to educate themselves on products that ABLE Equipment has to offer," said Steve Laganas, founder and CEO of ABLE Equipment. "We started here [in Allentown] just about a year ago, and in just this one year, we've had a great response from the community and the people doing work in the area. We were really able to hit the ground running. We have a great team working here. The employees are dedicated … they're enthused. Over the years, we've developed a great culture and that reflects in the services we provide to vendors and customers and I think that's the reason why we're doing well in this market."

Wayne Lenhart, branch manager of ABLE's Allentown facility, was excited to showcase his company's new refurbished facility, which features 10 service bays. ABLE's service team in Allentown consists of three shop technicians, one road technician, one parts professional. Parts inventory averages $60,000 to $70,000 with 24-hour parts availability. If a given part is not available in Allentown, ABLE can transport that part from any of its other five locations in Deer Park, N.Y.; Edison, N.J.; Pennsauken, N.J.; Honey Brook, Pa.; or Norristown, Pa.

In Allentown, ABLE Equipment carries Genie, JLG, Broderson, Manitou, Atlas Copco and JCB telehandlers.

ABLE Equipment provided lunch for its guests and several vendor representatives were in attendance including JCB, JLG, Atlas Copco and Genie.

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The ABLE Equipment team, including owner and founder and CEO Steve Laganas (seventh from R) poses for a photo during the June 6 open house in Allentown, Pa.
The ABLE Equipment team, including owner and founder and CEO Steve Laganas (seventh from R) poses for a photo during the June 6 open house in Allentown, Pa.

Representing Genie at the ABLE Open House (L-R) were Max Izotov, associate territory sales manager, northeast region; Courtney Northrop, Terex Financial Services, U.S. aerial work platforms and sales manager, northeast and mid-Atlantic regions; and Ethan Waller, senior regional territory manager, Genie.
Representing Genie at the ABLE Open House (L-R) were Max Izotov, associate territory sales manager, northeast region; Courtney Northrop, Terex Financial Services, U.S. aerial work platforms and sales manager, northeast and mid-Atlantic regions; and Ethan Waller, senior regional territory manager, Genie.

Reading Construction Equipment Guide during the ABLE Open House are Paul Scozzari (L), regional sales manager, and Patrick Donoghue, region sales manager, both of Atlas Copco.
Reading Construction Equipment Guide during the ABLE Open House are Paul Scozzari (L), regional sales manager, and Patrick Donoghue, region sales manager, both of Atlas Copco.

Maeve McPhail, regional manager, direct sales, JCB, discusses JCB equipment options with Joe Siekonic, groundskeeper of East Penn School District.
Maeve McPhail, regional manager, direct sales, JCB, discusses JCB equipment options with Joe Siekonic, groundskeeper of East Penn School District.

Mike Harkins (L) and Connor Dietl, both technicians of ABLE Equipment in Allentown, Pa., work on a Genie Z45 articulating boom lift.
Mike Harkins (L) and Connor Dietl, both technicians of ABLE Equipment in Allentown, Pa., work on a Genie Z45 articulating boom lift.

Adam Frank, district sales manager, is ready to discuss JLG lift with ABLE Equipment Open House guests.
Adam Frank, district sales manager, is ready to discuss JLG lift with ABLE Equipment Open House guests.

ABLE Equipment showcased its new refurbished facility in Allentown, which features 10 service bays.
ABLE Equipment showcased its new refurbished facility in Allentown, which features 10 service bays.

ABLE Equipment held an open house June 6, 2019, in Allentown, Pa., and the company made sure to meet its guests with a patriotic greeting.
ABLE Equipment held an open house June 6, 2019, in Allentown, Pa., and the company made sure to meet its guests with a patriotic greeting.