Nortrax Hosts Open House at Eau Claire Site With Test Drives an Event Highlight

Sat April 24, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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Rob Newman (L) of Nortrax shows this Hitachi Z210W to T.J. Clisch of Baraga Road Commission.
Rob Newman (L) of Nortrax shows this Hitachi Z210W to T.J. Clisch of Baraga Road Commission.
Rob Newman (L) of Nortrax shows this Hitachi Z210W to T.J. Clisch of Baraga Road Commission. (L-R): Enjoying some lunch at the open house are Mark and Jordan Erickson of Erickson Excavating, Cumberland, Wis.; Dan Schwandt of Nortrax; Chase Lapcinski of Push Inc., Rice Lake, Wis.; and Travis Erickson of Erickson Excavating. (L-R): Art Tickler of Springbrook, Kurt Bruchert of Nortrax and Paul Jacobson of Springbrook stand in front of the new John Deere 770D motorgrader that was purchased by the town of Springbrook. At the controls of this John Deere 200D is Pete Passuellow of Cutting Edge Excavators, Eau Claire, Wis. Kyle Zich (in cab) of Cutting Edge Excavators gets some instructions from John Deeres Doug Braswell on the John Deere 764 high speed dozer equipped with a Topcon 3D MC2. (L-R): Jason Christainson of Precision Dirt Works talks with Positioning Solution Co. President Jerry Bickner and Tom Walrath, also of Positioning Solution Co., Waukesha, Wis. Mark Knutson of Garfield, Wis., tests out this John Deere 333D compact track loader. Taking a look at the John Deere 1270 harvester (L-R) are Jim and Kent Janko, Shawn Vetterkind of Nortrax and Joe Morfoot.

Nortrax held an open house April 16 and 17 at its Eau Claire, Wis., location offering visitors a chance to test drive equipment, speak with equipment experts, attend workshops and enjoy some good food.

Representatives were on hand from Sakai, Morbark, Topcon, Monroe, Falls and Paladin for the two-day event.

Equipment available for test drives included the new John Deere 764 high speed dozer with Topcon MC2 grade control system, 844K wheel loader, 333D compact track loader, D-Series excavators, J-Series dozers and backhoe loaders, G-Series motorgraders and John Deere forestry equipment.

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