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Cowin Hosts More Than 200 at Tuscaloosa Grand Opening

Mon May 07, 2018 - Southeast Edition #10
Construction Equipment Guide

The Grand Opening event was held at Cowin’s newest branch located at 1800 Culver Road in 
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Grand Opening event was held at Cowin’s newest branch located at 1800 Culver Road in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Grand Opening event was held at Cowin’s newest branch located at 1800 Culver Road in 
Tuscaloosa, Ala. Clay Jones (L) and Matt McGowan (R) of Cowin Equipment call out the winning ticket numbers during the prize drawings. 
Cowin Equipment’s Tim Gann (R) welcomes friend and customer S.T. Bunn III of S.T. Bunn Construction, Tuscaloosa, Ala., to the event. 
(L-R): Jamie Cowin; Keith Andrews of IKAROS, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Cowin’s Tim Gann talk about the local construction market. Interesting fact: IKAROS stands for “I Keith Andrews Rests On Sundays.”
Cowin’s Randy Rockwell (C) enjoys some fellowship time with customer’s Rob Cheval (L) and Brion Hardin of Brion Hardin Construction Co., Tuscaloosa, Ala. 
Dan Thomsen (C), Southeast district manager of Doosan Portable Power, goes over his product offerings with guests at the event. 
Some of the big prize winners of the day (L-R) included Taylor Byrd of ALDOT (an Igloo cooler); Shane Marquis of Alabama Truck & Equipment (an over/under 12-gauge shotgun); Shane Holloway of TDOT and Tanya Hayes of S. T. Bunn Construction (Yeti cooler winners).  
A big turnout of Volvo representatives from Shippensburg, Pa., came to lend their support for the event, (L-R) including Gary Atkinson, Brett Gilbert, Eric Dieball and Casey Maun.  
Other manufacturer representatives that came out to exhibit their products (L-R) included Bill Waits of TAG Manufacturing, Shane Sirmons of Takeuchi and Cole Rudder of Kobelco.     
Staff members from Cowin Equipment’s headquarters facility in Birmingham, Tina Perry (L) and Tracey Drake (C) make sure their guests are registered for the prize drawings.

Cowin Equipment Co. hosted more than 200 customers and friends on April 26 to celebrate the official branch grand opening of its Tuscaloosa, Ala., facility.

The event featured a catered barbeque lunch, vendor exhibits, equipment displays and goody bags with lots of Cowin “swag.”

Cowin awarded many great items and gift cards during the event, including Igloo and Yeti coolers and a grand prize of a 12-gauge over/under shotgun, which was won by Shane Marquis of Alabama Truck & Equipment, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Cowin representatives, ownership and management, as well as representatives from most of the equipment lines sold at the branch facility, including Volvo, Takeuchi, Kobelco, Doosan Portable Power, TAG and others, turned out for the event.

One Cowin representative summed up the grand opening event best when he said, “This is all about good food, good fun and a way to show our appreciation for our customers and their support.”


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