King of Prussia Equipment Hosts Husqvarna Soff-Cut Service School

Fri November 18, 2011 - Northeast Edition

Romel Estrada, Husqvarna technical services, instructs the class at the seminar.
Romel Estrada, Husqvarna technical services, instructs the class at the seminar.
Romel Estrada, Husqvarna technical services, instructs the class at the seminar. (L-R): Steve Hansen, Tri-State Construction; Tom Salemno, R&W Concrete Construction; and JR Mazur, GMAC Construction had front row seats. (L-R, clockwise): Jeff Nelson, Cavan Construction; Chris Duhm, district sales manager, Husqvarna; Tom Salemno, R&W Concrete Construction; James Campbell, King of Prussia Equipment Corp.; and Sean Rogers, Anthony Biddle Contractors, look on as Romel Estrad (L-R): Chris Allmendinger, Neuber Concrete, and Brian (Dirt) Pietro, B. Pietrini & Sons, learn how to reassemble part of the blade block for an X-4000 saw from Romel Estrada. Attendees gather around to watch as Romel Estrada demonstrates how to adjust the throttle from walking. Romel Estrada (far R), uses a carpenters clamp to make an adjustment as (L-R) Chris Allmendinger, Neuber Concrete; Marvin Braxton, Brightline Construction; Chris Duhm, Husqvarna; Sean Rogers, Anthony Biddle Contractors; and Brian Pietro, B. Pietrini & Son Nine companies sent participants to King of Prussia Equipment’s service seminar.

On Nov. 5, King of Prussia Equipment Corp. hosted a one-day service seminar with Husqvarna Construction Products.

The service school began at 8:00 a.m. and was held in King of Prussia’s Equipment shop. Sixteen participants from nine companies consisting of mechanics and finishers based out of Pennsylvania and New Jersey attended. The school ended at 3 p.m. with a question and answer period along with a door prize raffle.

George Halsey, manager technical services of Olathe, Kan., and Romel Estrada, technical service of Corona, Calif., both of Husqvarna Construction Products, instructed the class.

Coffee, donuts and door prizes as well as lunch was provided by King of Prussia Equipment. Husqvarna Construction Products provided pens and hats for each participant.

Students worked primarily hands on with Estrada on the proper alignment, maintenance and necessary adjustments for the Soff-Cut saws. Special “hands on” were with the X-4000 Prowler Saw.

King of Prussia Equipment Corp. of King of Prussia, Pa., has been a concrete equipment distributor for the tri-state area since 1980. Other major manufacturers represented are Schwing America, Multiquip, Conforms, Allen Engineering, Benner-Nawman, Wyco, Bartell-Morrison, Powerblanket, Camlever, Whiteman and Vibco.

King of Prussia Equipment provides annual service seminars of the manufacturers it represents. King of Prussia Equipment not only sells equipment, but sells parts and accessories, does service/repairs and has a large inventory of concrete equipment available for rentals.

Husqvarna Construction Products with a North American base in Olathe, Kan., manufactures a wide array of construction equipment and accessories. Husqvarna specializes in cutting, sawing and drilling, as well as polishing floors and manufacturing diamond blades.

The companies represented at the King of Prussia Equipment/Husqvarna Construction products Seminar included:

• Tri-State Construction, Millville, N.J.

• Neuber Concrete, Kimberton, Pa.

• GMAC Construction, Franklinville, N.J.

• R & W Concrete, Lansdale, Pa.

• B. Pietrini & Sons, King of Prussia, Pa.

• Brightline Construction, Philadelphia, Pa.

• King of Prussia Equipment Corp., King of Prussia, Pa.

• Anthony Biddle Contractors, Ambler, Pa.

• Cavan Construction, Aston, Pa.

For more information, call 610/265-1036.