Diamond Equipment Gives Thanks at 44th Open House

Thu December 04, 2014 - Midwest Edition
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Gathering around the Takeuchi TL-8 compact track loader (L-R) are Matt Martin, WJ Martin Excavating; Steve Sawyer, Diamond Equipment; and Bill and Bob Martin, both of WJ Martin Excavating.
Gathering around the Takeuchi TL-8 compact track loader (L-R) are Matt Martin, WJ Martin Excavating; Steve Sawyer, Diamond Equipment; and Bill and Bob Martin, both of WJ Martin Excavating.
Gathering around the Takeuchi TL-8 compact track loader (L-R) are Matt Martin, WJ Martin Excavating; Steve Sawyer, Diamond Equipment; and Bill and Bob Martin, both of WJ Martin Excavating. Stopping by the Hyundai Construction Equipment  table to see what’s new (L-R) are Michael Comes of Michael Comes Logging, Fred Schultz and David Lynes of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. Representing Terex Trucks is Beth Bartow, regional sales manager. Diamond Equipment is the Terex Trucks distributor, a division of Volvo Construction equipment. Russ Woelke, regional sales manager of Towmaster Inc. displays the Towmaster lineup of trailers. Gary Smith of Combs Landscape shows off his door prize. Larry Alexander (L), Double A Services, and Vice President Dave Fortune of Diamond Equipment. (L-R): Mark Heman, product support representative of Case; Brent Battaglia, PSSR of CNH;  and Jeff King, product support manager of Diamond Equipment enjoy the Thanksgiving open house. (L-R): Mark Klodowski, Diamond Equipment, welcomes Terrie Ann and Butch Butts of Butch Butts Tank Truck Services to the annual open house. Looking over the Case CX36B mini-excavator (L-R) are Doug Binnedge, Dan Voelkeo and Oscar Scheller, all of WB Koester Construction. (L-R): Weston Sublet, Diamond Equipment Inc.; Beau and Jimmy Slavens, both of Allied Construction Products LLC; and Dave Fortune, Diamond Equipment Inc. congregate around the Rammer 522 hammer attached to a Case TR320 skid steer. Jim Young, Summit Environmental, tries his luck at making a basket to win a free hat from CNH Capital. (L-R): Glenn Daniel, Diamond Equipment Inc.,  Gary Johnson of Gary’s Backhoe Service and his grandson Mark Hesley enjoy the complimentary meal. Many of Diamond Equipment’s vendors were on hand to answer questions about their products. Jay Perry (L), superintendent of Evansville-Vanderburgh Levee Authority District, speaks with Tim Murphy, territory manager, Paladin Light Construction. (L-R): Spurling Properties’s Andy Spurling, Suzy Rocca, Courtney Ingram (in cab), Jen Pieterek and Tim Spurling stand in front of  the Takeuchi TL-8 compact track skid steer they just purchased from Diamond Equipment. Dave Clement (R), president of Diamond Equipment Inc. welcomes Greg Alvey of A&S Services Inc. to the open house.


Diamond Equipment held its 44th Thanksgiving Open House Event at its headquarters location in Evansville, Ind., on Nov. 21. Hundreds attended the event, which has become an annual tradition for Diamond Equipment employees, factory representatives and customers.

Contractors, municipal maintenance employees and farmers from the Evansville area gathered to catch up with Diamond Equipment representatives and review the latest equipment. Attendees received a warm welcome along with door prizes and were treated to a barbecue lunch at the event.

Established in 1969, Diamond Equipment is the authorized dealer of Case Equipment and also represents Dynapac, Hyundai, JLG, Noram, SkyTrak, Sullair, Takeuchi, Terex trucks and Towmaster trailers. The family-owned dealership operates five locations in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee.