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SITECH, Carolina CAT Host Demonstration Event in N.C.

Wed July 11, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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The Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS system equipped on this Cat 320EL excavator was pre-programmed with the dimensions for digging a retention pond. Explaining how the system works and its benefits are Mitch Christenbury (L) of Carolina CAT and Randy Rohrer (R) of
The Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS system equipped on this Cat 320EL excavator was pre-programmed with the dimensions for digging a retention pond. Explaining how the system works and its benefits are Mitch Christenbury (L) of Carolina CAT and Randy Rohrer (R) of
The Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS system equipped on this Cat 320EL excavator was pre-programmed with the dimensions for digging a retention pond. Explaining how the system works and its benefits are Mitch Christenbury (L) of Carolina CAT and Randy Rohrer (R) of Lamar Hester (L) of SITECH Mid-Atlantic explains how the Cat 140M motorgrader equipped with a Trimble GPS system improves operators’ efficiency to Tyler (in cab) and Riley Lecka of Blue Ridge Environmental Consultants, Wilkesboro, N.C. Matt Brooks (R) of Crowder Construction Company in Charlotte learns how the Trimble SPS 985 Rover & TSC3 data collector offers faster service and is WiFi capable from Mike Meadows (L), Mike Tropsha (second from L) and Tony Pennington, all of Carolina CAT. The Cat D6K XL equipped a Trimble GCS 900 3D system had many people testing it out. Here, Chris Harrell of Granite Contracting, Cornelius, N.C., takes his turn. (L-R); Rusty Lipe and Mitch Christenbury, both of Carolina CAT welcome Chris Harrell to the demonstration. Several contractors who had the chance to operate the Cat 320EL excavator equipped with the Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS system saw the benefits of increased production and operator efficiency. (L-R): David Henson, Mike Tropsha and Brian Hoffman, all of Carolina CAT, welcome Terry Sturgell and Mike Condron, both of Exodus Machines. Todd Wilson of Wayne Brothers, Kannapolis, N.C., works the Cat 320EL equipped with the Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS system. The system was set up to give the operator a feel for digging a retention pond. Paul Thomas programs the Trimble SPS 985 Rover & TSC3 data collector. It offers faster service and is WiFi capable. Todd Hunnicutt of Blue Ridge Excavating, Bostic, N.C., tests out the Cat D6K XL dozer equipped with the Trimble GCS 900 3D system. The Cat 140M motorgrader equipped with the Trimble GCS 900 3D GPS grader system saw a steady flow operators wanting to test out the laser-equipped machine. Two door prizes were given away by Ed Upchurch (third from L) of SITECH Mid-Atlantic and Woody Jones (R) of Carolina CAT. The first was a $500 parts credit from Carolina CAT and the second was the Trimble 300 laser from SITECH Mid-Atlantic for rough and f (L-R): Justin Pike of Carolina CAT and Tyler and Riley Lecka, both of Blue Ridge Environmental Consultants, Wilkesboro, N.C., talk about the improved efficiencies of a motorgrader equipped with a Trimble GPS system. Kent Brandon of Wilkes Landfill in Wilkes County works the Cat CB 24 compactor equipped with a Trimble GPS device. Chris Lee (second from L) of SITECH Mid-Atlantic explains the increased production benefits of a dozer equipped with a Trimble GPS system to Brian Aravjo (L), Devon Gressbyrd (third from L) and Bobby Haywood.

SITECH Mid-Atlantic and Carolina CAT co-hosted a demonstration June 20 at Carolina CAT, Statesville, N.C.

Through its team of experienced, qualified specialists, SITECH Mid-Atlantic provides service, consultation, training, installation and support for Trimble 3D machine control for contractors specializing in heavy highway, runways, landfills, mining, golf course construction, bridges and agriculture.

SITECH’s products include Trimble GPS and 3D machine control for construction surveying and and agriculture use. Other products from Trimble include mechanical and robotic total stations, Terramodel Software for CAD, Paydirt software for takeoffs, Spectra Precision Lasers, and more. Hundreds of items are in stock with same day delivery and shipping available, according to the company.

Carolina CAT operates eight locations throughout western North Carolina, serving the construction, forestry, total truck and trailer, and power generation industries. Product offerings include full lines of new, used, and rental equipment with flexible financing options available.