Lincoln

VT LeeBoy Inc. hosted three-day sales and service training schools, also known as LeeBoy University, in January, February and March 2014 at the company’s factory facility in Lincolnton, N.C. The six sessions hosted more than 200 participants, with some attendees traveling from Canada for the program.

Lincoln has introduced automatic lubrication systems for the John Deere 350D and 400D series articulating dump trucks. Working in collaboration with John Deere engineering, these systems were designed to meet Deere’s standards for location, mounting and protection.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Voters have cleared the way for a new arena for the University of Nebraska men’s and women’s basketball teams. A proposal that will help fund a $344 million downtown revitalization project, with the arena as its focal point, was approved by a margin of 56 percent to 44 percent in the May 9 primary election.

NCS Equipment Rental held an open house April 8 and 9 at its Lincoln, Neb., facility. In addition to opportunity to view and test drive equipment and have questions answered by the NCS staff, attendees also could participate in an equipment safety training course.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company Inc. will host a grand opening celebration May 8 for its recently relocated Lincoln branch. The event will be held at the new 23,575-sq.-ft. facility, which is situated on 6.4 acres. Located southeast of the Hwy 77 and Interstate 80 intersection, at 6100 Arbor Rd., the new building offers more interior space, multiple service bays, as well as a larger equipment yard for heavy equipment.

The Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA), a private, non-profit corporation charged with facilitating industrial, office, and commercial development in Lincolnton (near Charlotte) and Lincoln County, N.C., recently recognized Sennebogen’s plans to have its new 53,000 sq.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company Inc. has completed its new Lincoln branch facility, which opened for business mid-November. The 23,575-sq.-ft. structure is situated on 6.4 acres and is less than 2 mi. northeast of the current location. Located southeast of the Highway 77 and Interstate 80 intersection, the new address is 6100 Arbor Road, Lincoln, Neb.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a groundbreaking ceremony June 27 for the State Route 65 Lincoln Bypass Project, a $325 million construction project, three decades in the making, which will create an 11.7-mi. (18.8 km) bypass around the city of Lincoln.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers celebrated the grand opening of its new United States head office location in Lincoln, Neb., May 12. Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler cut the grand opening ribbon to officially open the new office. “Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has grown steadily over the last 50 years, conducting unreserved auctions around the world,” said Peter Blake, chief executive officer of Ritchie Bros.

VT LeeBoy Inc. has opened its new production facility in Lincolnton, N.C. Located just north of Charlotte, the 219,000-sq.-ft. facility serves as the company headquarters and houses its parts, service and production operations. With 250 employees on the 30-acre Lincoln County Industrial Park site, the plant will produce approximately 35 different models of LeeBoy road construction and maintenance equipment.

The Lincoln Electric Company has introduced a two-year extended warranty program. The program extends Lincoln’s factory three-year warranty to five full years for its welding machines, wire feeders and plasma cutters. New and existing customers who have purchased qualifying products in the past year can enroll in the program.