Fabick CAT Hosts Its Annual Season Opener in Eau Claire, Wis., to Kick Off Series of 100-Year Celebrations

Tue May 09, 2017 - Midwest Edition #9
Construction Equipment Guide

A variety of Cat equipment was on display at the open house.
A variety of Cat equipment was on display at the open house.
A variety of Cat equipment was on display at the open house. 
Fabick CAT offers McCloskey crushers and screening plants. (L-R): Kevin and Lowell Brubacher, both of Brubacher Excavating, and Bob Alger of Alger Construction attend the event. (L-R): Bob Seppa, director of equipment asset management; Tom Svetnicka, vice president of marketing; and Jere Fabick, president of Fabick CAT, welcome guests to the annual Season Opener. (L-R): Joseph Gilles, Josh Chrusciel and Blake Pozarski, all of B.S. Lawn Care, and Tom and Harold Kempen, both of Backyard Stone, enjoy their time at Fabick CAT’s Season Opener in Eau Claire Customers enjoy a barbeque lunch in the shop area of the Eau Claire, Wis., facility.
Steve Hemshrot (L) of Johnson Family Forestry speaks with Cory Vrolijk of Fabick CAT about the PF48 processing head. Loren LaGesse (L), Fabick CAT, shows the outside equipment display area to Dean Amys of Amys Excavating. Chris Kline (far R), Fabick CAT, welcomes (L-R) Dave Luedtke and T J Thompson, both of Dave Luedtke Excavating, and Buck Niblett of Buck Niblett Construction to the open house. (L-R): Jerry and Marilynn Auman, both of J&M Excavating, talk with Mike Lurndal, Fabick CAT, in front of a Cat D6K dozer. Bill Groepper of Groepper Excavating brought his grandson, Trenton, to the open house to look at all the big Cat machines. Travis Boyd (L) and Boone Peterson, both of Pierce County, Wis., highway department, check out the Cat wheel loaders. (L-R): Steve Clements, Brent Haglung and Brian Kusilek, all of the Pierce County highway department, stand in front of this Cat 938M wheel loader. Dean Trippler (L) of Source Energy Services receives a warm welcome from Jim Sands, Fabick CAT, at the open house. (L-R) are Tom Scalzo, Fabick CAT; Chad Gerke, Gerke Excavating; and Tom Muehlenkamp, Fabick CAT. Dennis Ruid of Ruid Excavating said he liked this Cat 262D skid steer.

Fabick CAT held its 29th annual Season Opener on April 21 and 22 at its Eau Claire, Wis., location. This event kicked off a series of events celebrating Fabick CAT's 100th anniversary. Guests were invited to see new products on display, enjoy lunch and win door prizes.

John Fabick Sr. founded the company in 1917 while adopting the moto “To Ever Serve Our Customers Better.” These words remain the foundation of the company and are displayed at each of the company's 37 locations.

For more information, visit www.fabickcat.com.

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