JCB Celebrates Facility Grand Opening

It's an (extended) family affair as over 200 people show up for a day of fun.

Fri September 13, 2013 - Midwest Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

(L-R): Mark Sievers, Brian Sievers, Tim Sievers and Jim Sievers enjoy the weather out in the lot.
(L-R): Mark Sievers, Brian Sievers, Tim Sievers and Jim Sievers enjoy the weather out in the lot.
(L-R): Mark Sievers, Brian Sievers, Tim Sievers and Jim Sievers enjoy the weather out in the lot. (L-R): Jim Sievers, Tim Sievers, Julie Smith (Mayor Pagano’s assistant), Len Pagano (Mayor of St. Peters), Mark Sievers, Nick Meister of JCB, Brian Sievers and Dan Schmidt of JCB pose for a picture.  Mark Sievers is holding a plaque from JCB Worldwi Ron Baese (R) of JCB of St. Louis is showing the JCB 260T track loader to Frank Toscani (in cab) and Dave Gablino, both of Hardscape Construction in O’Fallon, Mo. David Ilges of Amcon Municipal Concrete in O'Fallon, Mo., in front of the JCB JS160 excavator. Randy Thompson, mechanic of the city of Chesterfield for 24 years, and his granddaughter Isabelle test out the iron. Mark Sievers (L) and Karen Guinn of JCB announce the door prize winners. Several $50 Lowe’s gift cards were awarded and JCB St. Louis also gave away a shotgun. Farrin Barber operates a JCB Dancing Digger. Ted Vehige of Castle Contracting in St. Louis checks out the JCB telescopic handler.

JCB of St. Louis, a division of Sievers Equipment Co., welcomed customers to the grand opening of its St. Peters, Mo., location on Sept. 6.

Approximately 200 people attended the grand opening, which was catered by Hooters Restaurant The JCB Events truck was on hand as well. Customers were treated to a backhoe rodeo contest, a skid steer ride-and-drive, and the famous JCB Dancing Digger display. Several prizes were awarded as well, including gift cards, t-shirts, hats and the grand prize of a Benelli 12 GA shotgun.

There was a large equipment display on hand, including skid steers, compact track loaders, telehandlers, backhoes, excavators, mini excavators and more. Peaking most attendee’s interest were the JCB skid steer and compact track loaders with the industry’s only single powerboom with side-door entry.

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