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American Public Works Association Hosts 2018 Conference

Fri May 25, 2018 - Northeast Edition #11
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Don Gerber (L) and Tony Beaver (R) of Monroe Truck Equipment are joined by Cassie McNeal of W.A. Jones Truck Equipment to present a full range of winter maintenance equipment.
Don Gerber (L) and Tony Beaver (R) of Monroe Truck Equipment are joined by Cassie McNeal of W.A. Jones Truck Equipment to present a full range of winter maintenance equipment.
Don Gerber (L) and Tony Beaver (R) of Monroe Truck Equipment are joined by Cassie McNeal of W.A. Jones Truck Equipment to present a full range of winter maintenance equipment. (L-R): Western Products’ Scott Allen, Rick Passiatore and Doug Clark welcome attendees to their booth. Kent Winter of Winter Equipment Company spoke about the company’s extensive line of wear parts designed and engineered for snow plowing quality and productivity. Dev Beal of Road Widener LLC spoke with attendees about the company’s line of skid steer attachments. Boss Snowplows’ Amy Mendini and Rick Knuth had a wide selection of snowplows, spreaders and other snow and ice control equipment and accessories to discuss at the event. KM International’s Mike McGuckin (L) and Kurt Schwartz were ready to discuss the company’s line of asphalt maintenance equipment. (L-R): Ric Simon, Michael Day and Jerry Yatch of Falcon Asphalt Repair Equipment greet attendees. John Lemke of Wausau Equipment Company showcased the company’s loader mounted snow blowers. Pat Fuchs of Buyers Products Company was ready to discuss the company’s hydraulic anti-ice system. Multihog’s Robert McAdam (L) and Tony Duff attracted attention with information about the company’s multi-purpose tractors ready to take on a number of applications. (L-R): Bobcat/Doosan representatives Randy Fuss, Matt Gannser, David Dixon and Jesse Rheault had equipment available ready to take on jobs from large to small. Ken Keyton of Valk Manufacturing was ready to discuss snowplows.

The American Public Works Association (APWA) Indiana Chapter hosted the 2018 APWA North American Snow Conference at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis on May 6 to 9. The show featured a series of educational sessions that were eligible for Continuing Education Units and covered topics including fleet maintenance, new innovations and techniques for snow and ice control, operational and personnel management, and safety and environmental issues.

The Indianapolis Convention Center proved to be a popular venue for the 2018 show, attracting more than 2,000 snow and ice management professionals from local and state transportation and public works departments along with other industry professionals from across United States and Canada.

The industry trade show provided attendees an opportunity to meet with representatives from approximately 180 exhibiting industry suppliers on hand to showcase the latest products, equipment and services including snowplows and spreaders, deicing materials, road maintenance equipment, software systems, trucks, as well as compact and large equipment.

Chartered in the United States in 1937, the APWA is an international, not-for-profit organization serving professionals involved in all aspects of public works, including infrastructure and maintenance. APWA has a worldwide membership of more than 30,000 professionals from local, county, state and federal agencies as well as members from the private sector who provide support to the industry with equipment, products and services. The APWA promotes professional excellence and public outreach through education, advocacy and the sharing of ideas and knowledge.

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