Murphy Tractor Holds Grand Opening for New Facility

Fri May 11, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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Arlin Toews (L) and brother, Verlin (R), visit with Dale Mickle of the ALLU Group Inc.
Arlin Toews (L) and brother, Verlin (R), visit with Dale Mickle of the ALLU Group Inc.
Arlin Toews (L) and brother, Verlin (R), visit with Dale Mickle of the ALLU Group Inc. Clint Foley (L) of Foley Construction and Ben Boroughs of Boroughs Construction look at the engine of this John Deere 332D skid steer. Carl Williams of DYMAX attachments shows the DYMAX tree shear attached on this John Deere 318D skid steer to Duane Eash of Harley's Fencing. (L-R): Customer Support Advisor Steve Peters, Service Manager Terry Dueser, Service Technician Chris Albert, Service Technician Charley Mitchell, Service Technician Colt Blew, Service Technician Jeren Scheer, Service Technician Jordan Heinze, Parts Repres Dale Kuhn brought grandson Carston Dunegan to see all the John Deere equipment that Murphy Tractor sells. Molly Carrier and son, Curtis, show off his new John Deere 318D model skid steer. Jordan Heinze of Murphy Tractor gives some pointers to Lonnie Kemp of the Mays School District as he gives the John Deere motorgrader simulator a try. In front of the John Deere 850K dozer (L-R) are Matt McNett of Murphy Tractor, Pete Eliason of Linear Positioning, and Max Miller, also of Murphy Tractor. (L-R): Dan Jones of Pearson Excavating, Larry Voth of Murphy Tractor, Ryan Jones of Pearson Excavating and Eric Timken of Murphy Tractor take a tour of the new facility and take a look at this John Deere 332D skid steer. Steve Gardner (L) of National Builders and Mike Cooper of Murphy Tractor stop to check out this John Deere 772 GP motorgrader. Murphy Tractor Park City, Kan., Branch Manager Bill Barnard (L) takes Mark Lary of Eighty One Speedway on a tour of the new facility. (L-R): Ryan Wiksten, Jarret Gowdy, Greg Engels of Bob Bergkamp Construction and Kurt States of Jerry Austin Excavating have a look at the John Deere 824K wheel loader. Enjoying the grand opening celebration (L-R) are Kent Stickler of John Deere Construction & Forestry, Jerry Austin of Jerry Austin Excavating and Scott Bayless of John Deere. (L-R): Lyle Goering, Dave Hemmen and Justin Black of ICM Inc. check out this Wirtgen 5200-2 paver. Tim Murphy (L), president of Dustrol Inc., asks Murphy Tractor’s Tom Menzer some questions about the Wirtgen 5200-2 paver. (L-R): Having a few laughs and discussing the new facility are Pearson Excavating President George Pearson, Joe Nowak of Nowak Construction, Chad Pearson of Pearson Excavating and Murphy Tractor President Tom Udland.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company Inc. held a grand opening celebration for its new operations facility in Park City, Kan., on April 20. The new facility is nearly 25,000 square-feet. and features 12 service bays.

More than 300 attendees enjoyed lunch, registered for door prizes, viewed new products and learned more about the latest construction equipment on the market. Included in the activities were presentations for Worksite Solutions by Jason Welch, technology specialist of Murphy Tractor.

“Thank you to all who had a hand in putting together the celebration and to our customers for making it such a great turnout. We look forward to the opportunities to come at the new facility,” said Branch Manager Bill Barnard.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company Inc., headquartered in Park City, Kan., is one of John Deere’s largest North American construction equipment dealer organizations. Murphy Tractor has 28 locations throughout Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

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