Northeast

Norris Sales Company recently earned Takeuchi's 2019 Top Dealer honors for the Northeast region. To earn this award, Takeuchi requires dealers to adhere to across-the-board partnership standards — planning, forecasting, inventory, parts and service (product support) and sales metrics are all factors in being the best in a given region.

With one International TD6 dozer, Willie F. Delauter and his son, Russell, started a business in Thurmont, Md, in 1955. W.F. Delauter & Son Inc. used that dozer to perform residential and commercial grading. "Willie was so talented at grading that customers would wait for weeks just to have him do their work," said Kirby Delauter, current owner of the company and grandson and son of Willie and Russell, respectively.

Not many organizations can say they've been around for nearly 100 years. And fewer still can boast that they are in their fourth generation of family in the industry. But that's exactly what's happening at New York & Connecticut Caterpillar dealer H.O.

Modern Equipment & Supply has expanded its service capabilities to include mobile dielectric testing for insulated bucket trucks and manlifts. This testing is required by OSHA/ANSI A92.2 and must be performed annually by a trained equipment service technician.

Binder Equipment Technology is a relatively new firm that represents the Leica Geosystems product. The company was incorporated in December 2018, but fully went into business effective mid-January. Leica is a more than 150-year-old company that specializes in Swiss-based manufacturing of different types of metrology equipment over various disciplines in the medical field, mining and construction.

Six outstanding transportation projects from four northeastern state departments of transportation received top honors in the second of four regional America's Transportation Awards competitions. Those winning projects are credited with: improving travel times for thousands of commuters across several busy routes; enhancing community involvement in the project planning and design process; and maintaining daily train service while simultaneously rehabilitating and modernizing a bridge over a decades-old rail line.

LiuGong North America (LGNA) has announced Chris Mayer as its new construction equipment regional sales manager. In his new position, Mayer's responsibilities encompass a geographic territory that includes all of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and eastern Virginia.

As of Feb. 1, 2019, Groff Tractor Holdings LLC has combined its locations in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Philadelphia to form GT Mid Atlantic LLC. These branches were formerly Trico Equipment, Folcomer Equipment and CC&T and were acquired by Groff Tractor Holdings over the past 36 months.

Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. , the exclusive Cat dealer of Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and western Maryland, has partnered with Gardner Denver as the new authorized distributor of compressed air products and solutions in central Pennsylvania.

State departments of transportation across the country are working to make transportation systems stronger and safer every day through life-changing projects. Six of those projects from four northeastern states were honored in the regional America's Transportation Awards competition for their work in optimizing and expanding transit for inner-city users; saving lives on a busy seasonal roadway; and helping drivers avoid a 42-mi.

JESCO Inc. became the authorized distributor of Wirtgen Group, a leading manufacturer in the road building and mineral technology segment, throughout the state of New Jersey and the New York City market beginning April 1, 2018. Effective May 1, 2018, JESCO's South Plainfield, N.J., location is stocked and servicing Wirtgen parts customers.