ROMCO Equipment Co.

If you ask any American contractor if they have ever dabbled in "operated plant" or "wet hire" before, you will likely see a confused or amused look on their face. These synonymous offerings refer to when a contractor pays for the rental of complex earthmoving machinery, plus the skill of the operator to move the required material for the project.

SMHG (Sumitomo Material Handling Group), based in Concord, N.C., just outside of Charlotte, is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation. This is the same company Warren Buffett recently invested more than $1 billion. After taking a close examination of the material handling equipment offerings in the North American market and getting direct feedback from end-users, there was a little doubt there needed to be other options.

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's (Mobility Authority) $743 million, 183 South project in Greater Austin will consist of a new tolled expressway with three lanes in each direction on an 8-mi. section of U.S. 183 between U.S. 290 and SH 71.

GOMACO Corporation recently recognized ROMCO Equipment Company and Closner Equipment Company as Top Ten Distributors for sales in the 2019 fiscal year. The awards were presented in recognition for outstanding sales and distribution of GOMACO equipment in the United States.

ROMCO recently treated its customers and friends to a weekend racing event at the Texas Motor Speedway for a NASCAR Xfinity Truck Series race. The event featured a meet-and-greet with Joe Nemechek and his son, John Hunter, pit tours and more. ROMCO has been a longtime sponsor of NEMCO Motorsports, which like ROMCO, is a family-owned and operated business.

"In racing, as in construction, you are only as good as the equipment you have under you," said NASCAR legend Joe Nemechek to a gathering of ROMCO Equipment customers during a recent race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. This truism was among several comparisons Nemechek and ROMCO owner Robert Mullins drew between racing and heavy construction as they addressed the crowd of contractors and ROMCO customers that were on hand for the event.

Gomaco Corporation recently recognized Top Ten Distributors for sales in the 2018 fiscal year. The awards were presented in recognition for outstanding sales and distribution of Gomaco equipment in the United States. Terry Equipment Inc. Terry Equipment Inc.

Municipalities in North America continue to adopt SDLG wheel loaders for various projects, with Precinct 1 in Anderson County, Texas, being one of the latest. Maintaining the land and roads of towns requires well-built, reliable equipment that won't put a strain on municipal funds.

ROMCO Equipment Co. hosted the 2018 Cemen Tech Texas Roadshow in San Antonio May 22 to 23 and in Houston June 5 to 6. Both Roadshows featured three demos that showcased fast-setting concrete, flowable fill and typical concrete production. Texas' infrastructure is a major issue and one of the key questions is how to not only do quality repair but also to do it quickly so that roads and bridges can reopen without delay.

Cemen Tech, a global leader in the volumetric concrete mixing industry, announced it has signed ROMCO Equipment Co. as the exclusive dealer for Cemen Tech volumetric concrete mixers in Texas. ROMCO — with more than five decades of experience, 10 locations and more than 250 employees — has grown to become one of the leading providers of equipment and services for heavy earthmoving equipment, material processing systems, paving equipment and portable power systems throughout Texas.

GOMACO Corporation recently recognized ROMCO Equipment Company and Closner Equipment Company as Top Ten Distributors for sales in the 2017 fiscal year. The awards were presented in recognition for outstanding sales and distribution of GOMACO equipment in the United States.