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Scot-Macon Equipment Completes Construction of New Service Center in Houston

Wed September 22, 2010 - West Edition
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Alfred L. Scott (far R), founder of Scott-Macon Equipment, cuts the ribbon marking the opening of a new 17,500 sq. ft. service center in Houston, Texas, while (from R to L), Brad Thompson, vice president - product support; Sarun Kuy, quality assurance; Ji
Alfred L. Scott (far R), founder of Scott-Macon Equipment, cuts the ribbon marking the opening of a new 17,500 sq. ft. service center in Houston, Texas, while (from R to L), Brad Thompson, vice president - product support; Sarun Kuy, quality assurance; Ji
Alfred L. Scott (far R), founder of Scott-Macon Equipment, cuts the ribbon marking the opening of a new 17,500 sq. ft. service center in Houston, Texas, while (from R to L), Brad Thompson, vice president - product support; Sarun Kuy, quality assurance; Ji Scott-Macon Equipment’s new 17,500 sq. ft. facility features 13 bays with overhead crane capability as well as an additional 12 canopied work areas.

Scott-Macon Equipment, a crane and lifting equipment rental and distribution company, recently completed construction of a new service center at its headquarters in Houston, Texas.

At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Allan Woodruff, senior vice president, said, “Our new service center continues a planned expansion of our operations to meet the needs of our customers in the Gulf Coast.”

The new service center consists of 17,500 sq. ft. of service area under roof and features 12 bays to service cranes and other lifting equipment as well as a rear bay to service large crawler cranes and an additional 12 canopied work areas. The facility was designed by Houston-based Jack Rimes and Associates, Inc. and constructed by Houston-based Superior Building Systems. Additional site work was completed by Houston-based Big M Constructors Inc.

In addition to Woodruff, Scott-Macon’s project team included Bob Dimmitt, executive vice president, Mike Petrey, vice president and Brad Thompson, assistant vice president of product support. At the ceremony, Alfred L. Scott, founder, thanked all of the companies involved in the construction and noted that “their close working relationship with our project team and attention to detail enabled the service center to be constructed on time and on budget.”

He went on to comment that “the facility reflects the company’s continued growth and its 37 year commitment to providing the highest level of product support to our customers.”

In its 37th year of operation, Scott-Macon Equipment is focused on serving the Gulf Coast. In 2010, Scott-Macon Equipment’s rough terrain rental fleet was ranked by Crane and Transport Magazine as the 4th largest in the United States. Scott-Macon Equipment is a leading authorized distributor of Terex Cranes which includes Terex American crawler cranes and Terex Demag all terrain and crawler cranes, Tadano Mantis hydraulic crawler cranes and Broderson Industrial carry deck cranes. Scott-Macon Equipment maintains extensive parts and service operations at all of its locations to provide 24/7 customer support.

For more information, visit www.smequipment.com.