Erb Equipment Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facility

For more than 71 years, Erb Equipment Company has been a John Deere dealer.

📅   Fri November 20, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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The new facility is located at 315 Worthington Rd. Owensboro, Ky.
The new facility is located at 315 Worthington Rd. Owensboro, Ky.
The new facility is located at 315 Worthington Rd. Owensboro, Ky. Steve Lutgring (L) of Lutgring Bros. Construction Inc. takes a tour of the new facility with Bob Erb, chairman of Erb Equipment Co. Several hundred customers gathered in the shop area for a barbeque lunch. Juan Raya (L), division sales manager, John Deere, and Larry Phillips, Phillips Brothers Construction, attend the event. Carrie Roider (C), CEO, Erb Equipment Co cuts the ribbon to open the new Owensboro, Ky.,  facility. Lisa and Glenn Daugherty, Erb Equipment Co, and Bryan Hedges (far right), also of Erb,  welcome Richard Strode of Strode Farms to the open house. Matthew (L) and Jim Yager of Yager Materials enjoy the barbecue lunch. (L-R): Charlie and Philip Hamby, Hamby Construction Inc., and Justin Hagerman of Hagerman Plumbing, share a laugh at the event. Andy Flinn, Erb Equipment Co., shows the new shop area and this John Deere 50 G excavator with a NPK plate compactor to Jeff Kingkade, David And Jackie Sparks Of Sparks Farms. Barry Himes (L) and Ken Yeiser, both of DSSA,  stand next to their new John Deere 305k compact wheel loader. Brad Hazelwood (C), Hazex Construction Co. tours the new facility with Gregg Erb (L), president Erb Equipment Co., and Bryan Hedges, Erb Equipment. (L-R): Carrie Roider, CEO, Erb Equipment Co.; Dick Christ, branch manager of the Owensboro, Ky., location; his wife Penny; and mike Koger, Daviess county commissioner, enjoying the grand opening celebration. Hartz Contractor LLC did the construction work on the new facility. Representing Hartz is (L-R) Mike Murphy CEO, Sara Ford, Joe Meyer and Martin Latham. Jerry Southward (L), Road Builders LLC, discusses the new facility with Dick Christ, branch manager of Erb Equipment Co. Ready to answer customers questions about the new facility in Owensboro, Ky., are (L-R) Randy Hoerman, J.B. Foster and Andy Finn, all of Erb Equipment Co.

Erb Equipment Company held a grand opening celebration Nov. 6 for its new seven-acre facility in Owensboro, Ky. The new building, which was designed and built by Hartz Construction, a division of Scott & Murphy, is 16,800 sq. ft., and boasts nine service bays with 10-ton overhead cranes. Four service trucks, two delivery trucks, a seven-axle lowboy and a straight truck and trailer ensure customers always receive prompt service for their equipment.

ERB Equipment is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Corporation, and has 23 employees at this location. Bob Erb serves as chairman of the board, Carrie Roider is the CEO and Gregg Erb is the company president and director of sales.

The company has eight different locations in Fenton, Foristell, Cuba and Cape Girardeau, Mo.; Mt. Vernon, Ill.; Paducah and Owensboro, Ky.; and Evansville, Ind.

For more than 71 years, Erb Equipment Company has been a John Deere dealer. The company also carries NPK hammers, Genesis attachments, Bomag compaction equipment and Trail King trailers.

For more information, visit www.erbequipment.com.