Tracey Road Equipment, Inc.

Tracey Road Equipment packed the Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds on Feb. 5, 2020, with paving professionals from across the state who gathered for an informational workshop presented by representatives from some of the most recognized names in road building equipment.

Tracey Road Equipment — is the long-time dealer an earthmoving and excavating dealership? Municipal equipment dealership? Road building and asphalt maintenance equipment dealership? Over the road medium-duty/ heavy-duty truck dealership? Off road truck dealership? Compact excavating equipment dealership? Truck equipper and fabrication shop? The answer is YES to all of the above and much more.

Tracey Road Equipment unveiled the all new and widely anticipated Oshkosh H series single engine blower on Aug. 13, 2019, to upstate New York airport authorities and municipalities. The new blower, with its new compact design, is as nimble as it gets, and Oshkosh's engineers designed a blower head that perfectly matches vehicle horsepower to match out efficiencies, according to the company.

On July 30, United States Rep. Elise Stefanik, representing New York State's 21st District, visited the Queensbury, N.Y., branch of Tracey Road Equipment. During her visit to Tracey Road Equipment, Stefanik met with Jerry and Debbie Tracey, owners of Tracey Road Equipment; Christine Julka, director of marketing; Rajan Julka, director of systems and operations; Nathan Julka; other key employees and Michael Murray, the Northeast regional manager of AED.

Tracey Road Equipment held its annual customer appreciation open house Oct. 11 at its headquarters in East Syracuse, N.Y. More than 1,000 visitors from municipalities, construction firms, trucking companies, aggregate producers and landscaping firms from across the state were in attendance.

On Aug. 9, Tracey Road Equipment held an open house at its new facility in Queensbury, N.Y. Contractors, municipalities, loggers and trucking firms from across the region were invited to enjoy an old-fashioned hog roast and the opportunity to check out Tracey Road Equipment's new digs.

There's an expression that says “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” In the case of the Kobelco SK210-D, despite the machine's parts commonality with standard excavators, the machine is decidedly not an excavator.

Tracey Road Equipment held a Paving Professionals Workshop Feb. 7, 2018, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. The event, held for roadbuilding, maintenance and restoration contractors and for those who perform this type of work with municipalities, drew more than 150 attendees, despite the worst storm of the season (pre-registration for the event was strong at nearly 300 registrants.) The Paving Professionals Workshop featured five educational sessions: Asphalt paver functions, setup and adjustments, led by Richard Kramer of Roadtec; Automations grade & slope systems and practices, led by Gary Motak of Moba Automation: Screeds — applications, adjustments and issues, led Roadtec's Richard Kramer; Base preparation and milling for smoothness, presented by Charlie Butler of Roadtec; and Proper operation of a shuttle buggy, presented by Richard Kramer of Roadtec.

On Oct. 12, 2017, Tracey Road Equipment hosted a successful open house at its Syracuse, N.Y., headquarters. Nearly 800 people enjoyed a day of fun, food, music, operator rodeos and equipment demos. Factory representatives from more than 50 different vendors were on hand to answer questions and, if need be, arrange the financing for the variety of equipment that Tracey Road Equipment has to offer.

Foothills Sustainable Forestry, located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains in Oneonta, N.Y., is involved with many aspects of logging, including timber management, select cutting, clear cuts and the construction of access roads. Founder Sam Beisler grew up around heavy equipment, excavating and aggregate production — his father owns a well-known enterprise in Oneonta, Seward Sand & Gravel — but his connection with the timber industry started at age 16 when he bought a Franklin log skidder and dove into the firewood business.

Jerry Tracey, president and CEO of Tracey Road Equipment, announced the opening of its new locations in Queensbury and Batavia, N.Y. As a result of increased success, an ongoing commitment to customer service and a rapidly growing customer base, Tracey has set his sights on expanding the Tracey Companies to better service New York State.