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Columbus Equipment Welcomes Customers to Open House

Wed May 11, 2011 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Columbus Equipment Cincinnati Branch Manager Jeff McVey gets a warm welcome from Village of Lockland Mayor Jim Brown and Village Administrator David Krings.
(L-R): Columbus Equipment Cincinnati Branch Manager Jeff McVey gets a warm welcome from Village of Lockland Mayor Jim Brown and Village Administrator David Krings.
(L-R): Columbus Equipment Cincinnati Branch Manager Jeff McVey gets a warm welcome from Village of Lockland Mayor Jim Brown and Village Administrator David Krings. The Columbus Equipment Cincinnati branch service crew (L-R) are Bill Napier, Aaron Dunham, Brian Napier, Service Manager Denny Hilshorst, Alan Jackson and Randy Calhoun take a quick moment between service jobs to greet customers to the open house. Mike Miller (L) of Barrett Paving Materials discusses pavers with Dynapac’s Bill Nittinger. Columbus Equipment’s Fred Wahl (C) is all smiles as he catches up with Barrett Paving Materials’ Dennis Brunton (L) and Dan Gennaro, while giving them a tour of the new facility. (L-R): Werk-Brau’s Trevor Ballinger joins Columbus Equipment President Tom Stivison, Dan Sehlhorst of Sehlhorst Equipment Services, Columbus Equipment General Sales Manager Tim Albright and Columbus Equipment’s Vice President of Rentals Ernie Countermen Ed Hollstegge (L) and Al Shepherd are ready to fill parts requests during the open house.

Columbus Equipment Company held an open house April 13 at its new Cincinnati location to introduce the new location and thank loyal customers in the Cincinnati market. According to Cincinnati Branch Manager Jeff McVey, when the location became available, the company jumped at the opportunity to build a new facility. Located at 712 Shepherd Ave. in Cincinnati, Ohio, the five-year-old building sits on a 3-acre property with quick access to Interstate 75,

The new facility features sales and rental offices, a parts counter, a dedicated floor for parts storage with elevator access, four drive-through service bays, 5-ton overhead cranes, and an indoor wash facility. The branch is staffed with 15 employees and dispatches three service trucks and a lube truck from that location.

Established in 1952 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Equipment has nine locations throughout Ohio. The company’s equipment line includes Komatsu, Link-Belt cranes, Dynapac pavers and rollers, Morbark chippers and grinders, Felling trailers, Atlas Copco attachments, Esco attachments, JRB attachments, Werk-Brau attachments, McCloskey screeners, conveyors and crushers, and Barko products.