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LeeBoy announced that it has expanded Ascendum Machinery's territory to include all of North and South Carolina, effective Oct. 1. 2020. Ascendum Machinery already serves as the LeeBoy dealer in Western N.C., and the company will handle all sales, rental, warranty and parts needs from seven locations.

Although not an interstate highway, U.S. Highway 70 in eastern North Carolina is steadily being transformed into one. The highway is already one of the state's most critical transportation arteries. Most of the route across the length of the state is made up of four lanes, while some sections have been converted to freeways.

After bringing his wife with him to Knoxville, Tenn., Harry Hernandez decided that having lived and worked in his native Venezuela, as well as Florida, eastern Tennessee was the best place for his young family to grow and thrive. He also found Knoxville a good place to locate another branch of his prospering multi-state salvage operation, locally known as Tennessee Auto Salvage & Recycling.

In 60 years, Charlotte-based Ascendum Machinery has established itself among the country's best full-service dealers of top-brand construction equipment. The company is not only the exclusive distributor of Volvo Construction Equipment, but it employs a highly dedicated and knowledgeable staff committed to maximum uptime, quality service and parts availability.

A raceway park is set to re-open in Kershaw, S.C., that promises to give people of all ages the opportunity to get behind the wheel to enjoy the speed and action that comes from driving on a road course. When the revamped Carolina Motorsports Park is fully operational in August, it will allow amateur car and motorcycle racers to try their hand on a 2.27-mi.

Down in Lancaster, S.C., RG Howard LLC Operations Manager Ben Crowder has two important tasks to oversee while working on this particular job site. First, his primary mission, is coordinating the construction of a subdivision that involves a complex slope stabilization project.

Two years after German manufacturer Bergmann announced its intention to expand into the U.S. construction equipment market, Bergmann Americas Inc. has signed on the dotted line with its very first American dealership — Ascendum Machinery. In accordance with their partnership agreement, Ascendum will supplement its line of Volvo products sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, east Tennessee and North Dakota by offering Bergmann's dump trucks at branch locations in those select states as well.

On Nov. 22, Ascendum Machinery hosted a customer appreciation event at its Charlotte, N.C., location featuring the Volvo EC200E — a 20-ton size class excavator that appears in the Discovery Channel television show "Gold Rush." To celebrate the 10th season of Gold Rush, Volvo Construction Equipment is proud to share its special edition machine, with a few items that makes it one of a kind.

You likely never knew it, but chances are you've already seen the fruits of Mirimichi Green's line of products on television or even while strolling the grounds of the "Happiest Place on Earth." Based in Wilmington, N.C., Mirimichi Green produces soil amendments, composts and top-end dressing for consumers as large as Major League Baseball, the PGA and Disney World, among others.

For Greg Sitton, work has always operated as a family affair — even before founding his own business, Sitton Construction, 35 years ago in Tennessee. Sitton's father worked many industry-related jobs, from electrical installation to plumbing to home building, the latter of which birthed a successful real estate business to list his growing number of properties.

Ascendum's corporate kick off. Ascendum Group is celebrating two significant milestones in 2019 – the 60th anniversary of the global dealership's founding in central Portugal, along with 15 years of business here in the United States.