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Bobcat and Doosan Hold ’Dawn of New Day’ Demo in Lake City, Georgia

Sat June 05, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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A packed busload of media representatives converged on Lake City, Ga., and the branch facility of Bobcat of Atlanta, which hosted this year’s Bobcat Doosan new product presentations and demonstrations.
A packed busload of media representatives converged on Lake City, Ga., and the branch facility of Bobcat of Atlanta, which hosted this year’s Bobcat Doosan new product presentations and demonstrations.
A packed busload of media representatives converged on Lake City, Ga., and the branch facility of Bobcat of Atlanta, which hosted this year’s Bobcat Doosan new product presentations and demonstrations. During the product presentations, Bobcat’s product marketing manager, Bryan Zent, opens up a Bobcat E45 compact excavator to show the total accessibility of the machine’s components. Construction Equipment Guide’s Kent Hogeboom (in cab) gets a few operating pointers from Bobcat’s Justin Odegaard before testing his operating skills on a soon to be released Bobcat track machine. Gaining more information on the Doosan Moxy product line is Christina Schave of Two Rivers Marketing in Des Moines, Iowa. Ed Harseim, Doosan SE district manager points out some of the features of the Doosan Moxy MT41 articulated truck including overall ha Doosan Sales Training Manager Bill Metzgar (R), based in Atlanta, Ga., provides final instructions to one of the press representatives on operating the recently introduced Doosan DL 420 wheel loader. Boasting more power and other upgrades, the new DL420 n Monitoring the progress of an operator of the new Doosan DX140 LCR excavator is Chad Ellis (R), Doosan product manager, Atlanta, Ga. The reduced tail swing machine makes it more versatile for working in congested job sites and close to buildings and walls Ready and waiting for the next group to demo one of the four all-new Bobcat utility vehicles (L-R) are Rob Gilles, Lance Mathern and Brad Claus of Bobcat, West Fargo, N.D. Better than spending the day in the office, a press representative enjoys a leisurely “spin” around the demonstration track behind the wheel of a Bobcat 3400 4-wheel drive utility vehicle. Showing the versatility of a Bobcat E35 with a rotating grapple attachment, which is a perfect match for placing landscape boulders, is Jason Buchholz, excavator product trainer of Bobcat, West Fargo, N.D.

Bobcat and Doosan held a media event June 3 at the Lake City, Ga., branch of Bobcat to introduce several new models to the press and sales representatives.

The event, coordinated by Two Rivers Marketing in Des Moines, Iowa, was titled “The Dawn of a New Day for Doosan and Bobcat” and was packed with machine and attachment presentations and plenty of time for hands-on machine demo time. Some machines displayed to the media are yet to be introduced for sale.