Daewoo

Doosan Infracore America has named Crawler Equipment Sales (formerly John D. Stephens Equipment) as a new dealer of Doosan Daewoo construction equipment. The Lawrenceville, GA-based dealer sells, rents and services the entire line of Doosan Daewoo excavators and wheel loaders to many construction industries in northern Georgia.

Doosan Infracore America has selected Cascade Trader as the western Washington dealer of Doosan Daewoo Construction Equipment. As a family-run business, Cascade Trader has established a reputation for the support and service of forestry equipment over the last 13 years.

About seven years ago, Jody Crane, superintendent of Partners Construction Service LLC in Pleasant Hill, IA, saw exactly what he was looking for in a piece of heavy equipment. “It was a used [Daewoo] DH 220 LC in about ’98 or ’99 that had really been put through the mill but it looked like no one had done anything but get in and turn the key,” he said.

Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corp. hosted a Product Support Seminar April 21 and 22 at its North American headquarters in Suwanee, GA, to introduce its dealers to its new training facility. A total of 39 distributorships from the United States, Mexico and Canada were represented, 20 of which sent dealer principles.

In sports, dedicated teamwork can result in much success on the playing field. In the equipment industry, teamwork also can breed success. Such was the case with a Piscataway, NJ, equipment dealer when it landed a major contract with the New York City Department of Sanitation (NYCDOS).

On Saturday, Oct. 30, as customers and dealer representatives arrived for Daewoo Heavy Industry’s third annual Customer Appreciation weekend in Atlanta, Tim O’Malley, Daewoo’s vice president of sales announced, “I know you all came to have some fun and see a race.

Necessity is the mother of invention — but value is often the determining factor when buying that invention. So for two Georgia-based contractors, getting a powerful “invention” at a great price has been a profitable blessing. The staff of Tibbits Enterprises/JLT Enterprises Inc., based in Dallas, recently purchased a Daewoo Mega 400-V wheel loader and has put it to use at their wood recycling facility, which is located on the grounds of sister company Tibbco Inert Landfill Inc.

Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corporation (DHIAC) has announced its new “Jump to the Top” initiative, which is being executed worldwide throughout all Daewoo Heavy Industries and Machinery Ltd. (DHIM) organizations in an effort to help lead Daewoo to the No.

One might think that after serving in Iraq with the U.S. Marines during the first Gulf War that Cole Leavitt’s enlistment into his father’s business, Gorham Tractor & Equipment Co., would be a walk in the park. Business, though, is never that easy and can be replete with its own form of landmines, avoidable by good planning, smart decisions and gaining — and keeping — customers’ respect.

Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government is using a Daewoo 225 excavator to help clean up the canals in the forced drainage areas in Houma, LA. But these are not your ordinary excavators. Thanks to Wilco Manufacturing LLC of Lafayette, LA, these Daewoo machines, purchased from M & L Industries Inc.

It’s often said one becomes stronger during bad times. The same could be said of Daewoo, which has been coming on strong in recent years. But the good days only arrived after some trying times for the long-time iron maker. Today, Daewoo enjoys the status of being the No.