Howell Tractor & Equipment

ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas is in the books. Those in attendance had a chance to experience all the new equipment, technology and innovation the world has to offer. Following a long day at the show, The Lanco Group of Companies invited customers to relax as it hosted a poolside party at the Sahara Hotel.

Howell Tractor & Equipment, a Midwestern heavy equipment distributor, recently hosted a demonstration of its Sennebogen 718 E series tree handler. The event, held at the picturesque Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle, Ill., was the first opportunity for tree care professionals in the area to see the machine, in action, up close.

Howell Tractor & Equipment LLC hosted customers in the Mi-Jack Tower Terrace suite for the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Ind., on Sept. 8. Guests were treated to the Brickyard experience, including a walk through Gasoline Alley, the Yard of Bricks and Pit Lane with NASCAR insider Lee Spencer.

On May 19, 2019, Howell Tractor & Equipment LLC hosted customers and guests at the Indy 500 Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. During the event, customers and guests enjoyed the Mi-Jack hospitality suite (#34) while watching the racers on the track.

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Howell Tractor & Equipment LLC hosted guests at the Crown Royal Armed Forces Weekend: Pole Day event during Indianapolis 500 qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Ind. During the event, guests enjoyed the Mi-Jack hospitality suite while watching the racers on the track.

Howell Tractor & Equipment, a heavy construction and earthmoving equipment dealer serving northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, launched its rebuild program in 2007 refurbishing steel mill pot haulers. Later, in 2011, the company began rebuilding Sennebogen material handlers in response to customer demand for a less expensive alternative — around 50 percent of the price of buying new.

Howell Tractor & Equipment LLC held an event during Indianapolis 500 Qualifying on May 21st for its customers and friends. Guests watched as Team Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) drivers Graham Rahal, #15, and Spencer Pigot, #16, competed on the famous oval as they set the starting grid for this year's historic 100th running of the world-renowned Indy 500 on Sunday, May 29th.

On Oct. 9, Howell Tractor & Equipment hosted a relaxing golf outing for customers at the Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Ill. The winning team of the tournament was Phil Linoski, Howell Tractor; Rich Brolly, Mining International; Bob Chevalier, AMG Resources; and John Mooncotch Jr., Royal Crane Service.

Ivan Fedore has been recently promoted to product support representative of Howell Tractor & Equipment. In his new role, Fedore will act as a liaison between the company’s maintenance team and Howell’s service department, ensuring timely parts availability and repairs.

Howell Tractor and Equipment held its "Kawasaki Rebuild/Safety Award Luncheon" April 26 at Howell Tractor’s Gary, Ind., facility. Howell took the opportunity to enlighten its service customers on its rebuild/service capabilities while at the same time giving employees an opportunity to showcase their quality workmanship and pristine work facility.

On Dec. 21, 2012, Gary Hammond, general service manager, Howell Tractor accepted the Diamond Service Award for Howell’s Service Department for five years and 550,000 hours with no lost time accidents. It was presented by Bob Seeman, corporate safety director, during the holiday luncheon at the corporate facility in Hazel Crest, Ill.