Company Wrench Hosts Open House, Excavator Rodeo

📅   Mon November 06, 2017 - Southeast Edition #23


The contractors liked the smooth operation of the JCB 55Z-1 during the operator contest.
The contractors liked the smooth operation of the JCB 55Z-1 during the operator contest.
The contractors liked the smooth operation of the JCB 55Z-1 during the operator contest. (L-R): Lou Goehrig, Chris Russell, Tom Fraser and Wesley Hester, all of JCB, stand in front of the 5.5-ton JCB 55X-1 mini-excavator that was used in the operator rodeo.
(L-R): Eddie Walkup and Bernard Smith, both of Southern Metals in Charlotte; Dave Reed and John Coale, both of LaBounty; and Christian Billotto of Company Wrench discuss the LaBounty MSD 1000R scrap shear.
(L-R): James Contreras Jr. and Jess Mozingo, both of RJ Waste Recovery in Iron Station, N.C., are served lunch by Tammy Hershock with the catering firm.
Cam Gabbard (L), president of Company Wrench, enjoys lunch with Jeff Shaben of Culy Construction in Lancaster, Ohio.
(L-R): Richie Ferdon of Company Wrench talks about the features and benefits of the JCB  line with Ed King, Klaus Kuykendall and Chris Guinn, all of Pike Electric in Mt Airy, N.C.
Brad Hutchinson (L), founder and owner of Company Wrench, welcomes Pete Morita, vice president, excavator division of Kobelco.
(L-R) are Rick Cuozzi, Colin Thain, Michael Gimartin and Jason Templeton, all of Company Wrench, and Charlie Mansfield of Culy Construction in Lancaster, Ohio.

Company Wrench, the full-line JCB, Fuchs material handler, LaBounty attachment, Bandit large tree chipper/grinder and Kobelco excavator dealer of North Carolina and South Carolina held an open house and excavator rodeo at its Charlotte, N.C., facility on Oct. 19. Many area contractors attended and participated in the event featuring the JCB 55Z-1 compact excavator. Door prizes were awarded and a hearty barbeque lunch was served.

Company Wrench has locations in Charlotte, Raleigh and Columbia. The company offers Kobelco excavators and full line of JCB backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, compaction equipment, telescopic handlers and hydraulic excavators. The two companies share many of the same philosophies, goals and ambitions and see big opportunities to serve the construction, recycling and demolition equipment markets in the Carolinas.

Company Wrench Ltd. is a national equipment dealer with 11 locations throughout the eastern half of the United States with a strong track record of equipment rentals, sales and service. The Raleigh branch has been operating since July of 2013, the Columbia facility came online in early 2015 and Charlotte opened in 2017.

Company Wrench attributes its success to closely following the company's mission, providing every customer with the cutting edge of customer service. The company's definition of customer service is to provide a solution the same day a customer calls and respond as quickly as possible. It means keeping the customer informed — even if it's a phone call to acknowledge the company's staff are working on a solution to the problem.

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