JCB of Chattanooga Showcases New Products at Event

The event featured a catered barbecue lunch, giveaways from various manufacturers, a mini excavator competition championship and a drawing for the grand prize of a Mossberg 12 gauge duck hunting shotg

📅   Tue October 13, 2015 - Southeast Edition
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Owners of 10 JCB machines, Avery (L) and Robin York (R) of York & Sons Quarries, Crossville, Tenn., stop in for lunch and to talk to their salesman and friend, Nick Jones, sales manager, JCB of Chattanooga.
Owners of 10 JCB machines, Avery (L) and Robin York (R) of York & Sons Quarries, Crossville, Tenn., stop in for lunch and to talk to their salesman and friend, Nick Jones, sales manager, JCB of Chattanooga.
Owners of 10 JCB machines, Avery (L) and Robin York (R) of York & Sons Quarries, Crossville, Tenn., stop in for lunch and to talk to their salesman and friend, Nick Jones, sales manager, JCB of Chattanooga. (L-R): Nick (L) and Neal Adams (R) of Adams Masonry, Chattanooga, Tenn., have been doing business with Roger Wallen, president of JCB of Chattanooga, for as long as Wallen has been in business. Husqvarna’s Kenneth Coleman provides a demonstration of the Husqvarna portable MS 360 masonry saw. Norm Branum, the city of East Ridge, Tenn., street department supervisor, prepares to tackle the mini-excavator competition. Kelly Ferrell of the Hamilton County, Tenn., department of education, operates a JCB 8040zts excavator and achieves a final time of only 15 seconds for the mini-excavator competition. JCB of Chattanooga’s Roger Wallen (L) and Woody Green (R) welcome their customers and friends Dennis Black and Jake Waddle of Black Concrete Construction, Cleveland, Tenn., to the event. Norm Branum (second from R), of East Ridge, Tenn., winner of the grand prize — a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun — receives the prize certificate from (L-R) Roger Wallen and Nick Jones, JCB of Chattanooga; and Kristina Smith, event volunteer represe Paul McClendon (L), regional sales manager, and Eric Massinon, business development manager, both of Chicago Pneumatic, brought a rolling road show trailer, packed full of their product offerings to showcase at the event. (L-R): Kenneth Coleman of Husqvarna; Todd Dohnal of Avant Tecno; and Randy Cleland of Minnich Manufacturing attend the event. (L-R): Marty Owen and Jim Myers, Paladin; Roger Wallen, president of JCB of Chattanooga; and Jim Fielding, regional business manager of JCB, show off the JCB CTL/Paladin-Bradco forestry mulcher combo. Many manufacturers were represented at JCB of Chattanooga’s open house event on Sept. 23. Representatives of Chicago Pneumatic kept quite busy fielding questions and providing demonstrations of their product offerings. JCB displays its offerings at the event. (L-R): JCB of Chattanooga’s Aaron Compton; Norm Branum, the city of East Ridge, Tenn., street department supervisor; and Marty Owen of Paladin look over the Paladin-Bradco Ground Shark extreme-duty brush cutter mounted on a JCB 325T eco compact trac JCB of Chattanooga’s Nick Jones (second from R) joins his rental customers, including (L-R) Todd Mayse, Bobby Mayse, Buck Owen and Kyle Mayse, all of Mayse Construction Company, Chattanooga, Tenn.

On Sept. 23, JCB of Chattanooga hosted an open house event to showcase the newest JCB products available. Representatives of JCB as well as other manufacturers, including Chicago Pneumatic, Husqvarna, Avant Tecno, Minnich Manufacturing and others came out to showcase their products and support the event.

The event featured a catered barbecue lunch, giveaways from various manufacturers, a mini excavator competition championship and a drawing for the grand prize of a Mossberg 12 gauge duck hunting shotgun.

The grand prize winner of the Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun was Norm Branum of the city of East Ridge, Tenn., and the winner of the mini-excavator competition and a new Husqvarna electric concrete saw was Jake Waddle of Black Concrete Construction, Cleveland, Tenn.

JCB brought a unique machine combo to the open house. A Paladin-Bradco Ground Shark heavy-duty brush cutter mounted on a JCB 325T eco with JCB ForestMaster package was on display. The Ground Shark is capable of cutting 7 in. (17.8 cm) trees/brush and grinding the stump to ground level using carbide teeth on the bottom of the disk. The JCB ForestMaster forestry package comes complete with winch, window and light guards and tempered glass, and are factory installed during manufacturing in Savannah, Ga. The side entry door of the machine and high flow hydraulics are key components that make this machine/attachment combination such a success.

Chicago Pneumatic showcased its latest products, including a light tower, portable 185 Tier IV final air compressor, hydraulic power pack with hydraulic tools and a wide variety of pneumatic air tools and hydraulic and pneumatic pumps.