Cowin Equipment Company, Inc.

Volvo Construction Equipment is shining a light on its community-focused efforts with The Building Tomorrow Project – an initiative that encourages involvement and action to create a more sustainable world in which all have access to clean water, housing, proper nutrition and education.

Work on the estimated $115 million U.S.-98/SR-158 Extension Project in Ala. began in September 2017 and is expected to be completed by 2023. Thus far the DOT has awarded four of the seven contracts for the road and bridge infrastructure construction that is taking place in Mobile County.

In May 2006, Scott Stokes founded Southeastern Site Development Inc. (SESD), a heavy civil/infrastructure general contracting firm in Newnan, Ga. Today, his firm is recognized as one of the city of Atlanta's premier road building, site development, excavation, utilities, structures, concrete flatwork and construction contractors working throughout Georgia.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Cowin Equipment as the 2019 Southeast Dealer of the Year. Takeuchi's southeast business region manager Steve DePriest presented Cowin Equipment with the award. Cowin Equipment was awarded after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas, including sales performance, parts support, product support and training.

John G Walton Construction Co. Inc. started major work on the Alabama Department of Transportation's (ALDOT) $7.9-million SR-180/Canal Rd. widening in Orange Beach on Sept. 23, 2019, and the crews are very confident about meeting the December 2020 delivery date.

Cowin Equipment Company Inc. recently made a substantial investment in the Montgomery and Central Alabama marketplace with its construction and relocation to its brand new 22,500 sq. ft. facility located at 4325 Northern Blvd. Now being located on the Northern Bypass, the facility allows for quick and easy access to both Interstate 65 and Interstate 85.

"All things considered, we're confident we're coming back out of it." The way Matt McGowan sees it, there's really no overstating the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on Cowin Equipment Company over the course of the past few months. No aspect of the organization went unaffected, forcing the Volvo CE dealer and Birmingham, Ala.-based company, which specializes in the distribution of heavy equipment for a variety of industries, to respond quickly and decisively.

Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, expands its representation in the North American market to include Cowin Equipment Company as part of its dealer network. Cowin Equipment will represent the Terramac product line in Alabama, the Florida Panhandle and the Atlanta, Ga., metropolitan area.

Crews from Ammons and Blackmon Construction LLC began work on the Alabama Department of Transportation's (ALDOT) $19.9 million contract to widen 3.9 mi. of the north-south State Route 181 in August 2018 and are looking to complete the project in the spring of 2021.

Cowin Equipment Company hosted a crowd at the Brick Haven Event Venue in Cullman, Ala., to unveil the new Volvo LC450H landfill compactor on Aug. 30. This machine originally made its debut at WasteExpo earlier this year, and now, finally made its way to Alabama for the event.

Cowin Equipment Co. hosted more than 200 customers and friends on April 26 to celebrate the official branch grand opening of its Tuscaloosa, Ala., facility. The event featured a catered barbeque lunch, vendor exhibits, equipment displays and goody bags with lots of Cowin “swag.” Cowin awarded many great items and gift cards during the event, including Igloo and Yeti coolers and a grand prize of a 12-gauge over/under shotgun, which was won by Shane Marquis of Alabama Truck & Equipment, Tuscaloosa, Ala.