Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc.

Southeastern Equipment is saying goodbye to two long-time employees: Jerald (Herbie) Denius, truck driver, retired in June, and Chip Cropper, regional manager, retiring in July. Cropper also has been awarded Southeastern's MVP Award. Chip Cropper Caps Off Career as MVP Southeastern Equipment announced Chip Cropper as the recipient of this year's Most Valuable Person Award.

Rudolph Libbe Inc., of the Rudolph Libbe Group, has made solid progress on the construction of the multi-million dollar, 82,500-sq. ft. combined headquarters, manufacturing facility and warehouse building for U.S. COEXCELL in Maumee, Ohio. The work started last May and will be completed in early 2020.

Southeastern Equipment Company has hired Rob Gonzalez as its new Indiana regional manager. Based in Indianapolis, Gonzalez will be responsible for driving the company's sales, rental and growth initiatives through the support and management of seven sales representatives across Indiana and three branch locations in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Evansville.

Southeastern Equipment Company announces the appointment of Taylor Stimpert as junior manager of its Mansfield, Ohio, branch. Stimpert brings nearly a decade of equipment sales and retail management experience to her new role. "We are delighted to welcome Taylor to the Southeastern family," said Mickey Gourley, president.

Southeastern Equipment Company announces that Brian Burket is the new regional sales manager for Southeastern's Michigan branches and Marty Clements is the new branch manager for the company's Burlington, Ky., location. Burket's responsibilities include managing the regional sales team while overseeing the parts and service departments of each individual Michigan branch.

Case Construction Equipment and Southeastern Equipment supported Team Rubicon in its efforts to help the Dayton, Ohio, community recover from the destruction of the EF4 Tornado that caused extensive damage across multiple swaths of the city. The tornado, which touched down late on the night of May 27, traveled 19 miles across the northern part of the city, impacting numerous residential areas.

Southeastern Equipment Co. Inc. now offers Mauldin Paving Products at its Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Evansville locations in Indiana. Mauldin's products cover the complete road building process — grading with motorgraders, tacking with asphalt distributors, paving with pavers, and compaction with rollers.

Southeastern Equipment Company announced that Clint Appleman is the new branch manager of its Heath, Ohio, location. Appleman's responsibilities include overseeing Heath's sales, service and parts teams while ensuring that customers receive excellent service.

Southeastern Equipment Co. has sold the 1,000th excavator manufactured by Kobelco Construction Machinery USA's plant in South Carolina. The excavator was purchased by A Crano Excavating Inc. , a longtime Southeastern Equipment partner in North Canton, Ohio.

Thor Hess, executive vice president of Southeastern Equipment Company, was honored Nov. 14 at the Conway Center for Family Business's 20th Annual Family Business Awards Program in Columbus. Bestowed annually, the Next Gen Award recognizes emerging leaders who are making an impact in their businesses and in the Central Ohio business community at large.

Southeastern Equipment Co. Inc. has named Chris Kurz branch manager of its North Canton, Ohio, location. Kurz's responsibilities will include overseeing the sales, service and parts teams, and assuring customers receive excellent service in every area.