Diamond Equipment Hosts 45th Thanksgiving Open House

The event has become an annual tradition for Diamond Equipment employees, factory representatives from its product lines, and its many customers.

📅   Tue December 22, 2015 - Midwest Edition


Allied Construction Products’ Beau Slavens (L) and Chris Cadnum give attendees information on breakers on display.
Allied Construction Products’ Beau Slavens (L) and Chris Cadnum give attendees information on breakers on display.
Allied Construction Products’ Beau Slavens (L) and Chris Cadnum give attendees information on breakers on display. 
Brock Kessler (L) of New Age Oil Inc. speaks with Diamond Equipment’s Dave Fortune and Tim Murphy of Paladin.
Concrete finisher, Jerry Stuckie (R) shoots a basketball for a prize as Case Construction’s Adam Doll supervises the activities.
Steve Sawyer, Diamond Equipment, catches up with longtime customer, George Morgan of Country Mark Energy Resources. 
Russ Woelke of Towmaster displays one of the company’s trailers at the event.
Ed Harseim of Hyundai poses with an HL 770-9A wheel loader at the event. 
Dave Clement, Diamond Equipment, welcomes to Brad Hazelwood and Lois Wilson, both of Hazex Construction, based in Henderson, Ky.

Diamond Equipment held the dealership's 45th Thanksgiving open house event at its headquarters location in Evansville, Ind., on Nov. 20 . Held on the Friday before Thanksgiving, the event has become an annual tradition for Diamond Equipment employees, factory representatives from its product lines, and its many customers.

According to Dave Clement, company president, the event usually draws from 500 to 700 attendees. Clement said that every year he's always surprised and gratified to see so many of the company's valued customers make the time to come and help kick off the Holiday season. Those attending include contractors, municipal maintenance employees, farmers and landscape contractors from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky who come to catch up with Diamond Equipment representatives and speak with manufacturer representatives from Diamond Equipment's product line. Attendees receive a warm welcome along with door prizes and a barbecue lunch at the event.

Established in 1969, Diamond Equipment is the authorized dealer for Case Equipment and also represents Dynapac, Hyundai, JLG, Noram, SkyTrak, Sullair, Takeuchi, Terex trucks, Allied Construction Products, Paladin Attachments and Towmaster Trailers. The family owned dealership operates five locations in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee.