Murphy Tractor & Equipment Hosts Grand Opening Event

Tue October 18, 2016 - Northeast Edition #21

The new facility is a total of 46,000 sq. ft. (4,273.5 sq m).
The new facility is a total of 46,000 sq. ft. (4,273.5 sq m).
The new facility is a total of 46,000 sq. ft. (4,273.5 sq m). John Deere backhoes were on display at the grand opening. A great assortment of machinery was on display in Murphy Tractor’s new equipment yard. Several compact equipment units were on display, including this John Deere 317G compact track loader with a broom. Bomag rollers are available to buy or rent at the Harmony, Pa., store. Katie (L) and Laura Riley helped customers register for all the wonderful door prizes. Craig Wolfley (C), former Pittsburgh Steeler and Minnesota Viking, came to the open house to greet customers. He also talked with Claude Bynum (L) and Alan Frederick, Murphy Tractor parts representatives. Wolfley podcasts weekly on The Craig Wolfley Podcast. Sean Riley (R), Murphy Tractor area sales manager, welcomes customers to the grand opening. Future customer Joey Ciz has a blast in the mini-excavator. Tim Hilton (R), John Deere crawler product consultant, discusses the new 700K SmartGrade dozer with a customer. (L-R) are Mike Slinger, region director, Midwest; Rodney Young, CFO; Tom Udland, president; and Rich Fawson, general manager, product support, all of Murphy Tractor. A great crowd came out to see the new facility and enjoyed a wonderful lunch catered by the Post Office Catering Group out of Sewickley, Pa. Adam Karsten (L), Murphy Tractor general sales manager-compact equipment, and NPK representative Ken Skala.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. Inc. recently celebrated the opening of the dealership's new state facility in Harmony, Pa., with a grand opening event on Sept. 16.

Guests enjoyed a BBQ lunch, door prizes, tours of the new facility and demonstrations of the newest Bomag and John Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment.

Customers also had the opportunity to see the newest attachments from ALLU Buckets, NPK, Paladin and Vacuworx.

Manufacturer representatives and Murphy Tractor & Equipment employees were on hand to answer questions and enjoy the festivities.

The new 46,000 sq. ft. (4,273.5 sq m) facility is located at 179 Perry Highway in Harmony, Pa. It is situated on more than 20 acres of land and features a sales floor; parts counter; office space; and 8,000 sq. ft. (743 sq m) parts storage area with modular shelving.

In addition to a vast outdoor heavy equipment yard, the facility also has 11 work bays and one wash bay, as well as a balcony above the office area for additional parts storage.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment's Harmony location employs 33 sales, office and service personnel and has four service trucks that can be dispatched from the facility.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. Inc., one of John Deere's largest North American construction equipment dealers, is headquartered in Park City, Kan. The organization has 28 locations throughout the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

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