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Highland Tractor Co. Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

Mon October 01, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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Chuck Counts, president of GradeWorks LLC, explains the grade control system to the operator of the John Deere 672GP.
Chuck Counts, president of GradeWorks LLC, explains the grade control system to the operator of the John Deere 672GP.
Chuck Counts, president of GradeWorks LLC, explains the grade control system to the operator of the John Deere 672GP. Discussing the attributes of the JD672GP grade control system. Taking the equipment out on the work site. The John Deere and Hitachi excavator display drew a crowd. The John Deere 650K with grade control is starting to carve out the lake. This JD 644K got a workout from a potential buyer.

Highland Tractor Co. hosted a customer appreciation day on Sept. 13 at its main office in Ocala, Fla. The event gave visitors the opportunity to view and try out various pieces of equipment including a grader and a dozer equipped with a Topcon 3D MC2 blade control system.

Highland Tractor had GradeWorks LLC, a construction GPS and site work surveying company, come in and lay out a road, building pad and pond at the back of the property. Contractors were able use the John Deere 650K dozer and 672GP motorgrader equipped with the 3d MC2 blade control system to cut the road and building pad to grade.

In addition to the full John Deere construction and forestry line, Highland Tractor also represents Hitachi excavators and Bomag compaction equipment. The home office is in Ocala and there is a branch in Chiefland, Fla. For more information, call 888/711-0142 or visit www.highlandtractor.com.