Briggs Equipment, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has opened a JCB equipment dealership in Memphis, Tenn. Briggs Equipment now carries JCB’s backhoe loaders, telescopic handlers, compact excavators and skid steer and compact track loaders with unique side entry doors.
Briggs Equipment, A Sammons Enterprises Company, recently supported George W. Bush’s 2011 Warrior Open Golf Tournament with a $100,000 sponsorship. The two-day event, hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center Military Service Initiative was held on Oct.
Briggs Equipment, a distributor and supplier of fork lift trucks, industrial equipment and construction equipment, Dec. 7 announced Joe Mayek has joined the company as sales manager for the Dallas market. ”Joe is a well-respected, industry veteran whose results-oriented management style and vast knowledge of the materials handling industry will be invaluable as he works to drive growth at Briggs,” said Mike Winemiller, president, Briggs Equipment.
Briggs Equipment, a distributor and supplier of fork lift trucks, industrial equipment and construction equipment, has donated a Yale fork lift truck to the Boy Scouts of America. The refurbished fork lift, valued at more than $10,000, will be used by the Boy Scouts to move boats, canoes, tents and other equipment at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch in Bridgeport, Texas.
Alex Lyon & Son held a two-day auction for authorized Case dealer Briggs Equipment in Charlotte, N.C., on April 16 and 17. The successful sale was a complete liquidation of Phase IV Case earthmoving and support equipment, aerial lifts and service trucks.
Roadtec has promoted Andy Pennington to Mid Atlantic sales manager. In addition to Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware, Pennington’s sales territory also will now include Delaware and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and Camden, Atlantic, Salem and Cape May counties in New Jersey.
Since the beginning of the year, Dynapac has delivered nearly 50 machines to customers in North and South Carolina alone. “We’re building momentum quickly,” said John Van Ruitenbeek, vice president and COO of Briggs Construction Equipment, which now sells the full Dynapac line.
Well before anyone knew which two teams would battle to become Super Bowl XLI champions, Ed Mangan and his team took to the field at Dolphin Stadium. Mangan, the field director of the NFL; Alan Sigwardt, director of grounds at the stadium; and a team of 25 to 30 workers, from both the NFL and the stadium, laser graded and resodded the playing field on which the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts will play.
When John Jackson took control of his Bradenton, Fla.-based contracting firm in 2003, he did more than change its name. In addition to switching the sign out front from S&R Construction to Earthworks Land Development Inc., Jackson overhauled the company’s internal workings.
Jim Thompson has a simple philosophy about being a branch manager at Briggs Equipment — gain the trust of your customers. He knows it also helps to have a good product to sell to your customers. By using these two tried and true methods of business — quality and trust — Thompson has been able to turn Briggs’ Tampa, FL, location into a profitable one.
Briggs Equipment held a training session in Charlotte, NC, for its eight new north region compact equipment salesmen May 10. “Compact equipment makes up about 53 percent of all units sold,” said Rob Jordan, compact equipment sales manager of Briggs.