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Sat March 27, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Patrick Lairy, Schmit Construction, stops to see the latest from DII attachments and chat  with DII representatives Greg Clinton and Jeff Barnes.
(L-R): Patrick Lairy, Schmit Construction, stops to see the latest from DII attachments and chat with DII representatives Greg Clinton and Jeff Barnes.
(L-R): Patrick Lairy, Schmit Construction, stops to see the latest from DII attachments and chat  with DII representatives Greg Clinton and Jeff Barnes. Manning the HKX booth is Don Brewer, business development manager. This massive Komatsu D 475 A is a certified rebuild from Komatsu Remarketing and was on display for the customers to see at the annual business expo. Roland Machinery Co. presented Reds Excavating with a ceremonial key to the Komatsu PC 200 hybrid excavator. (L-R) are Joe Stangel, Roland Machinery Co.; Armando Najera Jr., Komatsu America Corp.; Mark Peters, Reds Excavating; Bob Weier, Roland Machinery Matt Roland (C), president, Roland Machinery Co., explains the features of the Dobbstadt 720 to Mark Peters (L), Reds Excavating, while Grady Wold of Dobbstadt looks on. (L-R): Bob Weier, general manager, Roland Machinery Co., Wisconsin division, shows the LeeBoy 8500 paver to Brian Otto and Rod Anderson, both of Dodge County highway department. Russ Peters, Reds Excavating, tests out the new Komatsu Hybrid PC 200 excavator. Mike Haaker (L), Roland Machinery Co., answers some questions about product support from Steve Woodard (C) and Brian Najdowski, both of the city of Beloit, Wis. Pat Mogden (L), RJ Underground, and Bill Johnson, Hensley Industries Inc., discuss business at Roland Machinery’s expo. Terry Telford (L), Roland Machinery Co., shows the Vögele vision 5203-2 paver to John Stevens, Payne & Dolan Inc. (L-R): Tim Matthews, Positioning Solutions; Mike Hellios, owner, Hellios Construction Co.; Mark Hellios, Pease Construction Co.; and Jerry Bickner, president, Positioning Solutions, discuss the new Topcon MC2  that’s installed in this Komatsu D51P d Mark Baltes (L), Paladin Heavy Construction, and Denny Koch, Paladin Light Construction, stand ready to discuss a wide range of attachments. Terry Telford (L), Roland Machinery Co., shows the pictures of the process of a certified rebuild of the Komatsu D 475 A to Jim Smith, TBM Materials & Limestone. Alongside the Komatsu D 475 A (L-R) are Mike Haaker, Roland Machinery Co., Doug Averkamp and DJ Leemon, both of Vulcan Materials Co.,  and Tim Ryan, area sales director, Roland Machinery Co. Matt Roland (L), president, Roland Machinery Co., and Kevin Rushton, Esco Corporation, catch up at the Roland Machinery expo.

Roland Machinery Co. held its second annual business expo at its Franksville, Wis., location on March 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.. According to Tim Ryan, area sales director for Roland, “We wanted to give our customer base and potential customer base a more intimate feel for who we are, how our facility is set up and, most important, how we can provide them with the top-notch service our customers expect and deserve whether it be sales, rental, parts or repair.”

Approximately 175 attendees participated, including representatives from Komatsu, Komatsu Remarketing, Wirtgen, Dobbstadt, Gradall and many more. Topics covered included job site safety, new products, industry trends and used equipment.

Attendees enjoyed an assortment of food and beverages while learning new business strategies and admiring the latest offerings from the vendors.

Ryan said, “The event was certainly a success. Many of the contractors were very impressed with the facility and had a great time inspecting the new equipment in our fleet, which is available for rent or sale.”