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Carter Machinery Delivers First Cat CT660 in Virginia

Tue February 07, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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Carter Machinery Company delivered the first Caterpillar vocational truck sold in the commonwealth to A&W Contractors of Chesapeake, Va. On Dec. 15, 2011, Jim Parker, CEO of Carter Machinery, presented the keys to James Archbell III, president of A&W Contractors at Carter Machinery’s Chesapeake, Va., Power Systems division location. The CT660 quad axle dump truck, painted viper red, was customized with striping by Carter Machinery to match the customer’s existing fleet.

While this may be the first Cat vocational truck in A&W’s fleet, the company has a long history with Cat products, including truck engines and earthmoving equipment.

“We’re excited to have A&W purchase the first CT660 in our territory,” said Jim Parker. “They have been a loyal Carter customer for many years and, given the type of work they do, will provide an excellent proving ground to demonstrate what this truck can do.”

About Carter Machinery

Headquartered in Salem, Va., Carter Machinery is the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving customers in Virginia and southern West Virginia. The company, established in 1952, provides sales, parts and service for construction and earthmoving equipment, power generation systems and on-highway trucks, as well as equipment rental services through their Cat Rental Store locations.

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About A&W Contractors

A&W Contractors Inc. began in 1967 as a local family owned and operated business with 20 employees who managed construction of facilities to handle water, sewer and storm drainage. Today, A&W continues to build on its strong foundation of family values and commitment to customer service. With a staff of 75, A&W offers a broad range of contracting services to companies, governmental agencies and private property owners in Hampton Roads and beyond.

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