East PBE,Inc.

Kevin Keroack, general manager of East Pine Bush Equipment couldn’t be happier with his company’s relationship with Gorilla Hammers. "Hammer sales and hammer rentals are a big part of our business at East PBE, " Keroack began. "Over the years we have represented a number of different manufacturers.

A baseball infield is approximately 8,000 square feet. A football field is approximately 57,000 square feet. The new transit oriented mixed-use development Fairfield Metro Center will be 1 million square feet. Situated on 35 acres in the town of Fairfield, Conn., the Fairfield Metro Center is a public/private initiative.

Pine Bush Equipment has opened a NAPA store inside of its Holmes, N.Y., location. The new NAPA store opened on Dec. 17, 2010, under the name of PBE Auto Parts LLC. Mike Crawford, parts group manager of Pine Bush Equipment’s three locations including Pine Bush, N.Y., Holmes, N.Y., and the East PBE location in Newington, Conn., contacted NAPA when he learned that Bob’s Auto Parts, a NAPA store in nearby Carmel, N.Y., was closing.

On Saturday, May 22 East PBE held an open house at its facility in Newington, Conn. The event included equipment displays and demonstrations from manufacturers, including Kubota, Komatsu, Esco, Mauldin, Boxer, Indeco, Bomag and Gehl. Attendees were treated to refreshments and a hog roast, along with door prizes and giveaways throughout the day.

The rental market, with rates unbelievably low, is “where the action is” in construction equipment. Increasingly, contractors throughout the United States are renting construction equipment, rather than purchasing it, to protect themselves against the uncertainties of a weak economy.

Recently, East PBE retailed two MT30XTs to Bourgeois & Shaw of Simsbury, CT. John McDonald, East PBE’s salesman, made sure the contractor knew the pluses of Moxy truck. Dealer support and availability of parts made the contractor decide to go with the Moxy.