More Than 200 People Attend CAWGC Expo in Joliet, Ill.

Each year the meet and greet acts as an excellent networking opportunity.

📅   Thu May 21, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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Mary Ellis Metz of CAWGC welcomes Ed Liesch of Underground Pipevalve to the annual meet and greet expo.
Mary Ellis Metz of CAWGC welcomes Ed Liesch of Underground Pipevalve to the annual meet and greet expo.
Mary Ellis Metz of CAWGC welcomes Ed Liesch of Underground Pipevalve to the annual meet and greet expo. (L-R): Wayne Massad, West Side Tractor Sales Co.; Jason Cox, chairman of the Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties; and Tom Stern, general sales manager of West Side Tractor Sales Co., enjoy the barbeque shrimp at expo in Joliet, Ill. Marty Martin (L) of MJ Works and Steve Costello, McCann Industries, in front of the Case DV36 roller. (L-R): Alex Haan and Alex Straughn, both of Beverly Environmental, stop by the Patten CAT outside display to meet up with Patten’s Danie Kendall, Kellen Harseim, Derek Eller and Mike Wetter. The food was excellent at the annual meet and greet expo and a big thank you was in order to the team from Baish Excavating for taking on the cooking duties. (L-R) are Louie Ferdon, Sharon Nicholson, Bob Deem and Craig Vanduyne. Discussing the industry are Bob Schmaltz (L) of EJ and Paul Izral of Ray Edwards Contractors Inc. In front of this Kawasaki 80 Z7 of Illinois Truck & Equipment (L-R) are Richard Smith, Dan Beguin, Frenando Leal and Luigi Alberico, all of J.S. Alberico Construction. Representing Atlas Bobcat (L-R) are Mike Bukowski, Mark Pinelli and John Chapman in front of the Bobcat E35 mini-excavator and the Bandit 990XP chipper. Paul Meader of Ray Edwards Contractors Inc. and his son, Peanut, admire this Kobelco SK140 excavator from Illinois Truck & Equipment.

More than 200 people and 30 various exhibitors attended the Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties Annual Meet & Greet Expo on May 7th at the Stone City VFW in Joliet, Ill.

Each year the meet and greet acts as an excellent networking opportunity.