Power Equipment Company Hosts Open House in Chattanooga

Local contractors and municipality representatives stopped in from south central Tennessee and north Georgia to see the newest machine offerings from Power Equipment.

📅   Wed April 15, 2015 - Southeast Edition


A Curry Supply Co. water tanker mounted on a Hydrema 922D truck was transported and unloaded just in time for display at the open house event.
A Curry Supply Co. water tanker mounted on a Hydrema 922D truck was transported and unloaded just in time for display at the open house event.
A Curry Supply Co. water tanker mounted on a Hydrema 922D truck was transported and unloaded just in time for display at the open house event. James Tesson of the city of Chattanooga, Tenn., public works participates in the mini-excavator rodeo event. (L-R): Power Equipment’s Todd Nelson; Robert Taylor, Talley Construction, Rossville, Ga.; and Power Equipment’s Chris Gaylor, enjoy their time at the event. Jerry Adkins (L) and David Vagts of MidSouth Aggregates, Ringgold, Ga., look over some of the machines on display after lunch. David Carlock (L) and David Johnson of Carlock Trucking & Construction, Chickamauga, Ga., inspect the LeeBoy machines on display. Takeuchi’s Dennis Parker (L) provides a comprehensive demo of a Takeuchi TB260 mini-excavator to Ronnie Burt, city of Chattanooga, Tenn. Tom Schnackenberg (L), Curry Supply, made the trek from Martinsburg, Pa., to join Hydrema’s Kris Binder to help promote his company’s water tanker mounted on a Hydrema off-road truck. Power Equipment Company’s Heath Smith (L) and Chris Gaylor (R) present Adam Strubhart, Full Throttle Excavating, Cleveland, Tenn., with two $100 Gander Mountain gift cards for winning both of the equipment rodeo events. Adam Strubhart of Full Throttle Excavating, Cleveland, Tenn., makes great timing in the tire-restacking equipment rodeo competition operating a Takeuchi TB260. (L-R): Power Equipment’s Heath Smith goes over the features of a Takeuchi TL8 with Tracy Whitener and Randy Whitener of R & T Paving and Concrete, Chattanooga, Tenn. Metro Atlanta-based Hydrema representatives attend the event. (L-R) are Kris and Jette Binder and Barry Ferrell. (L-R): Chris Gaylor and Todd Nelson of Power Equipment; Harold Boring, retiree with 51 years at Vulcan Materials; Tim Storey, Power Equipment retiree; and Andy Moon, Power Equipment reunite at the event. (L-R): Doug Wilson, DeWayne Harris, Mark Davis and Blake Shelton, all of Cleveland Utilities, Cleveland, Tenn.; and Dale McLemore of Takeuchi discuss the  Takeuchi line up. Heath Smith (L) of Power Equipment welcomes Ben Wilson, director of Hamilton County government highway department, Chattanooga, Tenn., to the event. Sam Talley (L) and Todd Gooslin of Talley Construction, Rossville, Ga., check out the Takeuchi track loaders on display at the event. (L-R): Allen Perko, Paladin Attachments, helps to support the event with the Power Equipment staff from Knoxville, Tenn., including Chris Gaylor, Greg Kiser and Aaron Kiser. Zak Debord (L) and Jim Patton (R) of WenChooChoo, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Vulcan retiree Harold Boring, enjoy lunch on a Takeuchi track machine with a Paladin sweepster attachment.

Power Equipment Company hosted another open house event at its Chattanooga, Tenn., branch facility on March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local contractors and municipality representatives stopped in from south central Tennessee and north Georgia to see the newest machine offerings from Power Equipment. Power Equipment’s customers are familiar with the Komatsu line-up of machines. This open house was to further familiarize attendees with other product offerings available at this location.

Hydrema representatives displayed off-road truck models, including a Curry Supply water tanker mounted on a Hydrema 922D. Takeuchi representatives showcased a display of compact track loaders and mini excavators. Paladin Attachments also had a presence at the event with a vast array of products for virtually any application. LeeBoy displayed its paving and grading equipment.