Linder Presents Oktoberfest Event

Germany comes to Florida in an event that featured the music - and food - of the holiday.

Wed October 30, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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A Komatsu D61PXi intelligent dozer demo draws a crowd.
A Komatsu D61PXi intelligent dozer demo draws a crowd.
A Komatsu D61PXi intelligent dozer demo draws a crowd. The band played German music during the event. Attendees enjoy German food. (L-R): John Coughlin, president of Linder talks with Kim Duke, Mark Thurston and Matt Arbuckle of Vulcan Material next to this Komatsu WA500. April Capps, president of Capps Land Management, listens to Chris Brazell of Linder explain the intelligent system on the Komatsu D61PXi dozer. (L-R): Dan Laubacker of Green Energy Harvesting, Lance Damron and Jason Freeman of Capps Land Management wait for their turn on the D61PXi dozer. An operator demonstrates the Komatsu D61PXi intelligent dozer. (L-R): Kevin Akins of Etnyre explains the feature of this Etnyre distributor  to Theo Creighton of Hubbard Construction while Bruce Smith and Dustin Sweeney of Linder look on. Linder’s suppliers showcase their products under the tent. (L-R): John Coughlin, president of Linder, talks with Richard Fuist of RIPA & Associates, and Kevin Chastain of Linder. Various pieces of equipment lined up and on display. (L-R): Mike Westcott of Linder; Kenny Mitchell of Wirtgen; Robert Spilllman of APAC; and Randy Thomas of Linder take a break in the shade.

A bright and sunny day greeted a large crowd attending Linder’s Oktoberfest event held at its Jacksonville, Fla., location on Oct. 13. A Komatsu D61XPi intelligent dozer was on display, and potential customers got a chance to operate the machine.

Guests were treated to German music and food throughout the day. A large tent was set up for Linder’s suppliers showcasing equipment and supplies. Outdoor exhibits of equipment from Komatsu and Wirtgen’s full product line of milling machines, pavers, compaction equipment and crushing equipment; Etnyre distributors; and others attracted attention.