Power Equipment Company Hosts Open House in Tupelo, Miss.

Local contractors and municipality representatives stopped in to see an array of machines on display.

📅   Wed April 01, 2015 - Southeast Edition
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(L-R): Larry Bonds of Bonds Company Inc., Burnsville, Miss., talks with Power Equipment Company’s David Hicks and Chad Roberts about a Takeuchi TL10.
(L-R): Larry Bonds of Bonds Company Inc., Burnsville, Miss., talks with Power Equipment Company’s David Hicks and Chad Roberts about a Takeuchi TL10.
(L-R): Larry Bonds of Bonds Company Inc., Burnsville, Miss., talks with Power Equipment Company’s David Hicks and Chad Roberts about a Takeuchi TL10. Takeuchi customer, Paul Smithey (L) of Paul Smithey Construction, Tupelo, Miss., and Jim Wilbanks (R) of New Albany Light, Gas & Water, New Albany, Miss., talk with Takeuchi’s regional business manager Dale McLemore. The unique Hydrema 912 off-road truck with rotating dump bed was on display at the open house. Power Equipment Company top management and manufacturer representatives (L-R)  including Chris Gaylor, Power Equipment; Dennis Parker, Takeuchi; Todd Daugherty, Komatsu; Barry Ferrell, Hydrema; Jim Myers, Paladin Attachments; Jim Heckendorf, Pettibone; an (L-R): Todd Daugherty, Komatsu district manager, talks with Power Equipment customers Charlie Brewer and Donald Smith of Jones Contractors, Henderson, Tenn. Barry Ferrell (C), Hydrema’s regional business manager, joins Power Equipment’s Chad Roberts (L) and Chris Gaylor to help promote one of Power’s newest product offerings, the Hydrema off-road truck line. County supervisors and municipality customers attend the event (L-R) including Sonny Clay, Fulton Ware, Larry Cromeans, Billy Kirkpatrick, Mike Phillips and Ike Johnson. (L-R): Jim Myers of Paladin Attachments goes over the scrap and brush grapple buckets on display with Power Equipment’s David Hicks, Suzanne Rakestraw and Randy Robbins of Sims Metal Management, New Albany, Miss. Don Kelly Stewart (L) of Eutaw Construction, Aberdeen, Miss., receives a warm welcome to the event from Power Equipment’s Mark Holley.

Power Equipment Company hosted an open house event at its Tupelo, Miss., location on March 19. Local contractors and municipality representatives stopped in to see an array of machines on display. The event was held to introduce some of the company’s newer product offerings including Hydrema off-road trucks and the entire line-up of Takeuchi products. Attendees took the opportunity to sit down and enjoy a catered dinner with the Tupelo staff and other key representatives of Power Equipment’s Knoxville, Tenn., headquarters as well as a nice contingency of factory representatives from Komatsu, Takeuchi, Hydrema, Paladin Attachments, Pettibone and others.

The entire staff of Power Equipment Company expressed their gratitude for Paladin Attachments sponsorship of a great dinner catered by Bob’s Catering of Booneville, Miss. A selection of giveaways and door prizes were awarded during the event.