In June 2019, Highway Equipment & Supply Co. became an authorized Avant dealer of articulating compact loaders and attachments.
Avant Tecno USA, a fast-growing articulating compact equipment company in North America, offers more than 190 different attachments, and the articulating compact loaders' small, lightweight style makes them ideal to work in buildings, basements, tight spaces and on rooftops, according to the manufacturer.
SkillsUSA Pennsylvania held its annual state competition on April 19, 2018. Highway Equipment & Supply Co. provided Volvo heavy construction equipment (HCE) for the HCE operators competition at Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville, Pa., and a Volvo excavator for the electrical diagnosis station of the diesel technology competition at the Lebanon Fairgrounds, in Lebanon, Pa.
On April 13, 2018, Highway Equipment & Supply Company's Drums, Pa., branch held its fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day at Whitetail Preserve in Sugarloaf, Pa. The purpose of this yearly event is to spend quality time with customers and generate interest in the equipment.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is continuing its support for the construction industry and helping to address the skills gap. Over the summer, Volvo CE donated an excavator to support operator training programs at Pennsylvania College of Technology, and participated in SkillsUSA and Skills Compétences Canada's annual competitions.
On June 26, 2017, Ryan Whitmiller started his new position as a territory sales manager at Highway Equipment & Supply Co. , operating out of the dealership's branch office in Drums, Pa. Whitmiller covers the northern counties, including Bradford, Northern Lackawanna, Northern Wayne, Susquehanna and Wyoming.
On Apr. 7, 2017, the Highway Equipment & Supply Co. Drums branch held its fourth annual Customer Appreciation Day at Whitetail Preserve in Sugarloaf, Pa. A large turnout of local customers came to look at the equipment lineup and enjoy a day of skeet shooting, trap shooting, sporting clays and free giveaways.
Recently the Drums and Lock Haven, Pa., branches of Highway Equipment and Supply Co. hosted their 3rd annual Customer Appreciation Day at Whitetail Preserve in Sugarloaf, Pa. The event is held to give customers the opportunity to operate new products, interact with the dealership staff, and to say thank you to all of those who help to make the business thrive.
Rep. Lou Barletta visited Highway Equipment & Supply Co. in Harrisburg, Pa. on Sept. 4.
While there, the representative of Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional District, spoke with Highway Equipment &Supply employees and invited guests about transportation issues, as well as prospects for a long-term highway bill.