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H&E Equipment Services Hosts Grand Opening in Tampa

Mon February 12, 2018 - Southeast Edition #4
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(L-R): Chris Key, H&E territory manager; Rick Bystrycki, H&E Tampa branch manager; Mark Kollar, H&E territory manager; and Brandon Wilkinson, H&E territory manager, were pumped to host their grand opening event in Tampa.
(L-R): Chris Key, H&E territory manager; Rick Bystrycki, H&E Tampa branch manager; Mark Kollar, H&E territory manager; and Brandon Wilkinson, H&E territory manager, were pumped to host their grand opening event in Tampa.
(L-R): Chris Key, H&E territory manager; Rick Bystrycki, H&E Tampa branch manager; Mark Kollar, H&E territory manager; and Brandon Wilkinson, H&E territory manager, were pumped to host their grand opening event in Tampa. The new branch is located at 6227 East Adamo Dr., Tampa, FL  33619, 813/635-9688. Kent Marshall, Gehl national accounts manager, looks on as beverages are dispensed out of the bucket of this Gehl RT 165. Chuck Arnone (L), Lew Hudson Sales, and Tim Collie, national rental account manager of Bomag Fayat Group, talk about the diversity of equipment available to rent at H&E. Jim Hockaday (L), vice president national accounts of JCB, and Mike Harwood, national account product support of JCB, were on hand to talk to customers. Kurtis Kennedy, area sales manager of Atlas Copco, talks with customers about the new Atlas Copco XAS 110 compressor model during the H&E grand opening event. Kevin Bortolazzo (L), John Deere account manager — rental marketing, and Kerri Sorensen, John Deere coordinator, help guests enjoy a John Deere simulator and give out prizes to high-scoring participants. 
(L-R): Bernie Bentz, owner; Diane Barron, operations manager; and Joe Ross, service manager, all of Bentz Excavating Company, Seffner, Fla., check out the rental and purchase options provided by H&E.

On Jan. 18, H&E Equipment Services Inc. held a grand opening celebration for its newly-constructed facility located at 6227 East Adamo Dr., Tampa, FL 33619, 813/635-9688.

The company relocated its old Tampa branch to the new facility. The new branch provides full-service coverage for customers throughout Tampa, St. Petersburg and surrounding areas, and is one of five branches throughout the state of Florida. The 9,500 sq. ft. facility sits on 3.23 acres with a fully-fenced and paved yard area, offices, parts warehouse and an eight-bay repair shop equipped with a 5-ton overhead crane. The facility is capable of repairing a variety of general industrial, construction and earthmoving equipment.

The branch specializes in aerial lifts, telescopic forklifts, earthmoving and general construction equipment from the following manufacturers: Atlas Copco, Bomag, Club Car, Doosan, Gehl, Generac, Genie, Husqvarna, JCB, JLG, John Deere, Laymor, Miller, Multiquip, Okada, Skyjack, Skytrak, Takeuchi, Towmaster, UniCarriers, Wacker Neuson, Yanmar and others.

Commenting on the grand opening festivities, Rick Bystrycki, H&E Tampa branch manager said, “Equipment customers quickly recognized the dramatic changes in this new building to better serve their equipment needs. The new facility is a significant improvement over our old location. We now operate more efficiently and cost effectively, which translates into better service and care for our customers. We are extremely pleased to host this event and let customers know we have expanded our capacity to take care of their equipment rental, sales, parts and service needs.”

In addition to equipment rentals, the facility provides new and used equipment sales, in-shop and mobile service, a comprehensive parts inventory, training and other value-added services.

Established in 1961, H&E Equipment Services is ranked ninth in RER's Top 100 and is a leading supplier of equipment for construction, industrial, mining, manufacturing and material handling industries. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., H&E has 83 locations throughout the Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic, Intermountain, Southwest, Northwest and West Coast regions.

For more information about H&E Equipment Services, visit www.HE-equipment.com.

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