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SANY America Names G.W. Van Keppel Company Dealer of Excavators in Central, Western Arkansas

Mon November 26, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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The G.W. Van Keppel Company, a supplier of equipment solutions for customers in earthmoving, road-building, quarrying, scrap processing and forestry, has been named a SANY hydraulic excavator dealer covering central and western Arkansas.

“We’re pleased with the quality and productivity of SANY excavators,” said William S. Walker, president of G.W. Van Keppel and grandson of the company’s founder. “We’re excited to add SANY excavators to our offerings. Customers will appreciate SANY’s solid performance, backed by our personal commitment to service.”

Founded by Gerald W. Van Keppel in 1926, the G.W. Van Keppel Company serves equipment customers through 15 locations in five states. The company provides equipment sales, parts and service, rentals and safety equipment. In addition to construction equipment, Van Keppel also offers aggregate crushing and screening equipment, material handling machines such as forklifts, and quarry supplies. Van Keppel has its headquarters in Kanas City, Kan.

“G.W. Van Keppel is well-established with a wide range of customers,” said Eric Teague, director of excavator sales at SANY America. “They’ve had impressive growth, built on a solid foundation of customer service. We’re looking forward to reaching more customers through G.W. Van Keppel.”

SANY America’s excavator offerings include the 7.5-ton (6.8 t) SY75C, the 13.5-ton (12 t) SY135C, the 21.5-ton (19.5 t) SY215C and the 23.5-ton (21 t) SY235C. Additional models will be introduced in North America in the coming year.