Great Southern Equipment Company

A new purpose-built Sennebogen 718 tree care handler proved to be so effective in its road maintenance and storm recovery work, Joe Rutkowski decided he better get another one. Rutkowski is COO of Mohawk Valley Materials Inc., based in Rome, N.Y. His two Sennebogen 718s are at work in the Florida Panhandle, where Mohawk's local office in Freeport has won a number of contracts with the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Agriculture and other government agencies.

Great Southern Equipment (GSE) rolled into Live Oak, Fla., with a Sennebogen 718E on Jan. 21 for a two-day demo event. Despite a couple of chilly days in North Florida, the sun was out and the machine worked flawlessly. Prospects from all over the GSE footprint came out to see the machine at work.

Mohawk Valley Materials Inc. , based in Rome, N.Y., and its satellite office in Freeport, Fla., found the machine that was a perfect fit for its operations in the Florida Panhandle. The machine was such a good match that it just bought a second from Great Southern Equipment (GSE).

United Bros. Development Corp. of Jacksonville, Fla., needed another hydraulic hammer — the ultimate question would be which one? Though he had used other hammers by various manufacturers over the years, David Dostie, president of United Bros., decided to try something different after reaching out to his dealer, Great Southern Equipment — a Gorilla hammer.

With less than a year under its belt, Atlantic Pipe Services, a trenchless underground utilities contractor based in Sanford, Fla., needs to maximize efficiency as much as possible. That's why the company recently purchased a Vacall Recycler truck from Great Southern Equipment (GSE).

On June 21 representatives of Great Southern Equipment Company (GSE), including Jared Wilson, environmental specialist, and Tommy Marks, vice president of sales (Orlando), met with city of Edgewater, Fla., municipal workers to demonstrate the features and benefits of a Vacall All Jet Vac (AJV).

Great Southern Equipment recently hosted a Fishing for Freedom fishing tournament to help raise funds for wounded warriors. The one day tournament included a day of fishing for local wounded warriors with volunteer local fishing guides, a barbecue dinner, door prizes and a blind auction.