James River Equipment

Sitting in the seat and having the opportunity to experience the ease of use and power that is the new Topcon X-53x auto excavator often ends with a huge smile and the uttering of "Wow, that is incredible!" That, and the chance for companies to share best practices and network with each other, is why Benchmark Tool & Supply is always excited to host product demonstrations like the two held on Nov.

A recent agreement with Sennebogen LLC has concluded James River Equipment's two-year search to expand its range of OEM lines with the right complementary machines for its customers in the Virginia region. Sennebogen LLC President Constantino Lannes welcomed James River Equipment as the manufacturer's dealer in Virginia.

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has added James River Equipment as a full-line dealer in Virginia. Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, James River Equipment (JRE) has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc drill rigs, along with rock drilling tools, parts and service.

James River Equipment recently celebrated the grand opening of its expansive new facility in Winchester, Va. The new plant, located at 245 Yardmaster Court, occupies 37,000 sq. ft. and features a 21,000- sq.-ft. shop, 5,500-sq.-ft. parts warehouse, a 2,300-sq.-ft.

John Deere dealership, James River Equipment, will be hosting a Grand Opening celebration on September 14, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 245 Yardmaster Ct. in Stephenson. Join James River Equipment for a fun-filled day, including a community BBQ, door prizes, ribbon cutting and a GPS demonstration.

Winston-Salem, N.C., has been undergoing a major transformation for 25 years. Once known primarily as home to one of the world's largest manufacturers of cigarettes and other tobacco products, this dynamic mid-size city of 243,000 people is now regarded more for being a center of emerging technologies and a home to one of the South's most exciting and diverse arts communities.

The John Deere Hitachi factory in Kernersville, N.C., is celebrating 30 years in Kernersville. Four years ago, through this joint venture, they completed a $150 million dollar expansion and now make 13 to 45 metric ton excavators. The campus is 145 acres with a fabrication facility and a new assembly facility.

Located near the Appalachian Mountains and a national forest, Boxley Materials Company's Rich Patch Quarry in Covington, Va., is a little more picturesque than a typical limestone quarry. “We live and work in a beautiful part of the country here,” said Steve Robertson, superintendent at Boxley Materials Company's Rich Patch Quarry.

James River Equipment Company and Benchmark Tool & Supply jointly held a skeet shoot customer appreciation event at Drake Landing in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., on Oct. 7. Contractors from eastern North Carolina tested their shooting skills despite the steady rain at the well-attended event.

James River Equipment recently announced the appointment of two salesmen, Mark Raymer and Kell Cleeland, as part of an ongoing effort to improve operations and increase its staff at its Asheville, N.C., location. Raymer served in several capacities at the branch before accepting his new role.

James River Equipment held a customer appreciation skeet shooting event on May 11 at the Hunting Creek Preserve in Harmony, N.C. The event was centered around its western North Carolina area customers. The event's 150 guests were treated to a traditional catered BBQ lunch.