Highway Equipment Company recently announced that Drew Thomas has joined the Highway Equipment Company service team. Thomas is responsible for field service at Highway Equipment Company’s new Canton, Ohio, facility.
The Utica Gas Shale business is growing in Ohio and Highway Equipment Company with the help of Thomas are planning to grow with it. Many of Highway Equipment Company’s customers from Western Pennsylvania are currently doing work in the Utica Gas Shale Play in Ohio. Thomas and Highway Equipment Company will be there to take care of their equipment service needs, as well as the service needs of other Ohio contractors.
Thomas has service experience in the oil and gas industry having worked for some of the major pipeline and oil and gas contractors working in Ohio. He also is an experienced operator of heavy equipment.
Thomas has served four years in the United States Marine Corp, as an equipment maintenance technician, where he learned about troubleshooting problems with diesel engines, hydraulics, electrical and preventive maintenance on heavy equipment. The United States Marine Corps has taught Thomas a lot about equipment and also about working as a team player to get the job done and respect for others, he said. He added that he is excited and highly motivated to service and repair our customer’s equipment and Highway Equipment Company’s rental equipment to keep it up and running strong with no downtime.