Contractor Hits Ace With Laser System

Wed July 18, 2007 - Southeast Edition

Lower Bros. Co. Inc. a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Ala., has been building public and private tennis courts since 1965.

It also has the distinction of being one of the earliest — if not the first — to use a Bobcat loader and grader attachment with a laser system.

That began in 1990.

Currently, the company owns three Bobcat grader attachments. All are outfitted for laser operation and are used with Bobcat 763 skid steer loaders.

The equipment was purchased from Loader Services in Birmingham, Ala.

The company’s list of clients includes homeowners, municipalities, country clubs and schools such as Vanderbilt University, Auburn University and the University of Alabama. This work has earned Lower Bros. several “Outstanding Tennis Facility” awards from the American Sports Builders Association.

Lower Bros. Co. Inc. feels that compact Bobcat equip-