The Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) team celebrated the grand opening of its facility in McAlester, Okla., on April 21.
The Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) team celebrated the grand opening of its facility in McAlester, Okla., on April 21. This is the 11th location in its network of sales and service branches across a four-state region.
The celebration included a ribbon-cutting event that featured representatives from KSM, McAlester community leaders and partners from world leading heavy equipment manufacturers. Guests also were invited to tour the facility and equipment yard and meet with representatives of the KSM team.
The grand opening also featured a technician career fair and representatives from the Komatsu Advance Career Training Program at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology were in attendance to encourage community growth and local recruitment.
This facility provides new and existing customers in southeastern Oklahoma with a customer-focused heavy equipment dealership experience, including new and used equipment inventory for sale and rent, one of the largest and most efficient parts inventories in the region and reliable service in the shop and field. The McAlester branch also will improve coverage options for customers located between the heavy equipment distributor's Tulsa and Dallas branches.
"We're excited to be opening this new facility in McAlester and enjoyed celebrating with the community at our grand opening event yesterday," said branch manager Bruce Taylor. "We're proud to be expanding our heavy equipment footprint in the southeast Oklahoma area, while providing additional jobs in the community of McAlester."
McAlester will carry the same manufacturing lines as its sister branches in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. KSM is the authorized dealer throughout Oklahoma for Komatsu earthmoving equipment, including excavators, bulldozers, wheel loaders, dump trucks and motorgraders. It also is the dealer of the Wirtgen Group line of roadbuilding equipment; Takeuchi compact equipment; Terramac crawler carriers; and Manitowoc cranes, including Grove and National Crane, among many other leading manufacturers.
The branch is located at 4617 Powell St. in McAlester and can be reached at 918/310-1550. Salesmen for the area include Ron Allen, territory manager and Brian DeVore, product support representative.
For more information, call 888/861-0219 or visit kirby-smith.com.