Diamond Equipment Holds 47th Thanksgiving Open House

Wed November 29, 2017 - Midwest Edition #24
Construction Equipment Guide

Scott Normington of Ground Control Excavating, talks with Dave Fortune, Diamond Equipment, at the open house event.
Scott Normington of Ground Control Excavating, talks with Dave Fortune, Diamond Equipment, at the open house event.
Scott Normington of Ground Control Excavating, talks with Dave Fortune, Diamond Equipment, at the open house event.
Bill Waits of Tag Manufacturing touts the company’s lineup of buckets, couplers and attachments.
(L-R): Michael Meehan, Atlas Copco; Gene Wheeler and Keith Nelson, both of the Ohio County Road Department; and Travis Clement, Diamond Equipment, enjoy their time at the event. 
(R-L): Nick Harlan of Evansville parts department, takes a shot at the basket for a door prize as Adam Doll and Don Miller, both of Case Construction Equipment, supervise.
Paul Wade (L), Takeuchi regional business manager, discusses the company’s latest compact track loaders with Vern Bolen of Vern’s Excavating.
Dave Clement (R), president of Diamond Equipment, welcomes Glen Graber of Graber Post Building to the open house event.
Husband and wife team, Jeff and Jennifer King, both of Diamond Equipment, welcome guests to the event. 
(L-R): Nate and Jan Wagler, both of JJ’s Concrete, catch up with Diamond Equipment’s Mark Klodowski.
Greg Alvey of A&S Services receives a warm welcome from Dave Clement, Diamond Equipment,  at the event. 
Ed Harseim, Hyundai’s district sales manager,  showcases the company’s HX300LR excavators at the event.
(L-R) are Steve Sawyer, Diamond Equipment; Benjie Allen of Allen Enterprises; Dave Fortune, Diamond Equipment; Ed Harseim, Hyundai Construction Equipment; and Russ Woelke, Towmaster Trailers.

Diamond Equipment's 47th Thanksgiving open house event attracted the dealership's largest turnout with more than 800 guests stopping in to catch up with company employees, win door prizes and enjoy a hearty barbecue lunch. The event, held on the Friday prior to Thanksgiving at the dealership's headquarters location in Evansville, Ind., has become an annual tradition signaling the start of the holiday season. Developed as a way to thank the dealership's valued customers, the popular event draws construction contractors, municipal maintenance employees, farmers and landscape contractors from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

Dave Clement, Diamond Equipment president, said he looks forward to hosting the event every year, and said it is a great opportunity for he and his employees to catch up with customers, thank them for their business and wish them the best of the holiday season. Factory representatives from the dealership's equipment lines, including Case Construction Equipment, Hyundai, Takeuchi, Tag Manufacturing, Towmaster Trailers and new attachment supplier, Atlas Copco were on hand to help out with the festivities and discuss their equipment lines with attendees.

Established in 1969, Diamond Equipment operates five locations in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee and is the authorized dealer for Case Equipment and also represents Hyundai, JLG, NorAm, SkyTrak, Sullair, Takeuchi, Terex trucks, Atlas Copco attachments and Towmaster Trailers.


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