Finkbiner Equipment Company Hosts Grand Opening

📅   Wed September 20, 2017 - Midwest Edition #19


Brett Rymer (L), Sakai America Inc., stands with Andy Bazan, vice president of Finkbiner Equipment Company, in front of the Sakai SW880-1 roller.
Brett Rymer (L), Sakai America Inc., stands with Andy Bazan, vice president of Finkbiner Equipment Company, in front of the Sakai SW880-1 roller.
Brett Rymer (L), Sakai America Inc., stands with Andy Bazan, vice president of Finkbiner Equipment Company, in front of the Sakai SW880-1 roller.
(L-R) are Derrek Henry, Pekin Sand & Gravel; Patti Marschke, Prairie Materials; Jeff Lovgren, Finkbiner Equipment Company; and Kort Alcorn, Prairie Materials.
(L-R): Tom Elam, Roadtec; Steve Harmon, Advanced Asphalt; Paul Schratz, national sales manager, Roadtec; and Jason Zeibert, president of Finkbiner Equipment Company, attend the grand opening. 
Todd Lynch (L) and John Basham, both of United Contractors Midwest, enjoy lunch at the event.
Jerry Joynt (R), Finkbiner Equipment Company, gives Tim Duda (L) and Rickey Macari, both of Nucor, a tour of the East Peoria facility. 
Todd Lynch (L) and John Basham, both of United Contractors Midwest, enjoy lunch at the event.
Dave Overholt (L) and Jeremy Livengood, both of Stark Excavating, inspect this Gomaco GT3600.
Finkbiner Equipment Company represents Minnich Manufacturing and Pemberton Attachments in East Peoria. (L-R) are Todd Jurjevic, Minnich Manufacturing; Tony Kaiser, Pemberton Attachments; and Mike Sansom, Minnich Manufacturing.
Finkbiner Equipment Company displayed a wide variety of equipment, including this Gradall D152 Discovery series.
(L-R): Tim Kraut, president and CEO of American State Equipment, welcomes Jan Liebherr, member of the board of Liebherr International AG, and Joachim Strobel, managing director of Liebherr — Germany, to the East Peoria open house.
Tom Elam (L) of Roadtec discusses the Roadtec RP 190-E paver to John Becker, Advanced Asphalt. 
Park Allison (L), American State Equipment, talks with Rick Davis, Champaign Asphalt Co., in front of the KPI-JCI FT 2650 track crusher.
Bill Pavin (L), I M Crushing, and Tim Kraut, president and CEO of American State Equipment, share a laugh in front of this Liebherr 920 excavator.
(L-R): Peter Colangelo, vice president of operations, Ozinga; Peter Mayr, managing director, Liebherr USA Co.; Jerry Joynt, Finkbiner Equipment Company; and Ed Jongsma, fleet coordinator, Ozinga, enjoy the barbeque lunch at the open house. 
(L-R): Curt and Rodney Slusher and Bruce Cox, all of C&G Concrete, take a look at the KPI-JCI GT-200 track crusher. 
Ed Van Poucke (L), Ozinga, and Clyde Robison, vice president of Finkbiner Equipment Company.
(L-R): Jim Papenhausen, Riverstone Group Inc.; Mark Roppo and Tom Costello, both of Major Wire; Terry Macklin, Finkbiner Equipment Company, and Justin Copeland PPI, enjoy their time at the event. 
(L-R): Rick Swan, East Peoria Chamber of Commerce, and Dave Mingus, mayor of East Peoria, receive a warm welcome to the event from Tim Kraut, president and CEO, American State Equipment and Clyde Robison, vice president, Finkbiner Equipment Company.

Finkbiner Equipment Company held a grand opening event for its new location in East Peoria on Sept. 12. The family-friendly event featured a wide variety of equipment on display and an opportunity to meet Finkbiner's factory representatives. Guests also had the chance to mingle with the East Peoria Fire Department.

Contractors in attendance had the chance to win two, one-week rental raffles and a 60-in. LED HD Smart TV. Everyone enjoyed food and refreshments served up all day by Cracked Pepper Catering.

Conveniently located just outside Chicago, in Burr Ridge, Ill., and also in East Peoria, Ill., Finkbiner Equipment Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of American State Equipment Co. Inc. sells and leases an extensive line of earth moving, compaction, paving and milling machines, crushing and screening equipment, trailers, excavators and material handling equipment among others.

The company represents manufacturers such as Liebherr, Roadtec, Gomaco, Gradall Industries, KPI-JCI/Astec Mobile Screens, Mauldin, Midland Machinery, Minnich, Sakai, Superior Broom, Towmaster, McLanahan (Universal Engineering) and Sandvik.

For more information, visit www.finkbinerequipment.com.

CEG