General Equipment & Supplies Inc.

"General Equipment & Supplies" is a notably generic name for a company. Yet the North Dakota-based company enjoys a high public profile throughout the upper Midwest and across the border in Canada. Furthermore, after 35 years in business, it still is experiencing growth.

General Equipment & Supplies Inc. and General Aggregate Equipment Sales ULC held their triennial Aggregate Expo at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, N.D., March 5 and 6, with more than 420 customers in attendance. The two-day event featured educational sessions and an aggregate and construction trade show representing nearly 50 vendors.

Dynapac North America announced General Equipment & Supplies as its newest dealer partner. General Equipment & Supplies, based in Fargo, N.D., will supply a full line of compaction and paving products in the North Dakota and northern Minnesota markets.

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announced an expanded partnership with its long-time dealer, General Equipment & Supplies Inc. The Midwestern distributor of aggregate and construction equipment now exclusively represents Superior brand crushing, vibratory and washing equipment in Iowa and Nebraska.

General Equipment & Supplies Inc. hosted its 4th Aggregate Expo March 1 to 2 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, N.D. This year's event kicked off with more than 420 attendees, 26 educational and application sessions and a $20 million display of aggregate and support equipment.

KCMA Corporation announced that General Equipment & Supplies will now be representing Kawasaki wheel loaders in the Sioux Falls, S.D., and Minneapolis, Minn., regions. Headquartered in Fargo, N.D., General Equipment & Supplies will represent Kawasaki wheel loaders in two main branches with a strong presence in the aggregate, construction, mining and material production business sectors throughout Minnesota and South Dakota.

General Equipment & Supplies held an open house May 10 at its location in Shakopee, Minn. While the event was a celebration of the company being the new Link-Belt crane dealer in Minnesota, it also marked the changing of the company name from Tri-State Aggregate Machinery to General Equipment & Supplies Inc.

General Equipment & Supplies welcomed nearly 200 guests Sept. 16 for an open house celebrating the opening of its newest branch in Sioux Falls, S.D. In addition to enjoying hors d’oeuvres and learning more about the branch’s services, customers viewed a wide variety of equipment on display, including a KPI-JCI track-mounted jaw crusher, a Superior TeleStacker conveyor, a used Komatsu WA320 loader, and a 725 KW genset in an AES power van.

General Equipment & Supplies Inc., Fargo, N.D., hosted Aggregate Seminar 2010 on March 2 and 3 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo. The company played host to more than 260 customers who attended educational and application training sessions on a variety of topics.

General Equipment & Supplies Inc. has been appointed an authorized Link-Belt crane distributor for the entire state of North Dakota. Brax Snyder, manager, worldwide sales, Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co. made the announcement at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington, Ky.