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LaBounty Adds G.W. Van Keppel Co. to Dealer Network

Fri February 22, 2002 - National Edition

Stanley LaBounty has announced the addition of the G.W. Van Keppel Co. to its network of dealers. The company will sell and service LaBounty’s product line in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and southern Illinois, from its eight locations.

G.W. Van Keppel Co. is headquartered in Kansas City at 1801 North 9th St. The main contact is Kevin Kientz and the company can be reached at 913/281-4800.

Scot Stein, LaBounty’s South Central regional manager, indicated, "We are extremely excited to add a quality distributor such as Van Keppel to our dealer network. Like us, they have gained the trust of their customers through selling a great product, but most importantly, following it up with great service."

For over a quarter century, LaBounty has designed, manufactured and sold hydraulically-powered excavator attachments, including mobile shears for cutting steel, concrete, tires, wood, etc. which are used primarily in demolition and scrap processing applications; fixed and rotating grapples used for all types of material handling applications; concrete pulverizers and universal processors used primarily for concrete demolition and recycling, and the Rubble Master, a small, impact type, concrete and asphalt recycling plant.

Stanley LaBounty, located in Two Harbors, MN, is a unit of Stanley Hydraulic Tools, which is a division of The Stanley Works.

For more information, contact 218/834-2123.