Technicians, Finishers Attend King of Prussia Equipment Service Seminar

Fri November 19, 2010 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

On Nov. 6, King of Prussia Equipment hosted a one-day service seminar with MQ-Whiteman, a manufacturing company of concrete construction equipment.

Tommy Tucker, senior field service manager, conducted the seminar, which concentrated on Whiteman ride-on power trowels and walk-behind trowels. King of Prussia had both a hydro-static 8 ft. ride-on trowel and 4 ft. walk behind Whiteman trowels available for hands-on servicing.

The service school began at 8 a.m. for the 15 participants consisting of mechanics and finishers from 8 companies based out of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The school ended at 3:30 p.m. with a question and answer period.

Coffee and donuts as well as lunch was provided by King of Prussia Equipment. MQ-Whiteman provided notepads, pens and door prizes for each participant.

Students were educated on the proper maintenance and servicing. Primary topics were lubrication, necessary greasing and fuel issues, especially with the new fuel tier levels.

King of Prussia Equipment Corp. of King of Prussia, Pa. has been a concrete equipment distributor in the tri-state area since 1980 and are one of the few “specialty concrete” dealers of MQ-Whiteman in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware markets. Other major manufacturers represented are: Schwing America, Husqvarna-Soff-cut, Conforms, Benner-Nawman, Wyco, Bartell-Morrison, Camlever, Minnich Manufacturing and Vibco.

King of Prussia Equipment provides annual service seminars for its customers in conjunction with the manufacturers they represent. King of Prussia Equipment also sells parts, does service/repairs and rentals of the above-mentioned manufacturers.

MQ- Whiteman Inc. of Boise, Idaho, is a manufacturer of concrete and masonry equipment with Multiquip headquartered in Carson, Calif., which distributes a full array of construction equipment throughout the United Stated and worldwide, including such brands as Mikassa, Rammax, Stow and Saunders Saws.

The companies represented at the King of Prussia Equipment/MQ-Whiteman Seminar included:

• Forcine Concrete, Malvern, Pa.

• GMAC Construction, Franklinville, N.J.

• Schlouch Inc. Blandon, Pa.

• R & W Concrete, Lansdale, Pa.

• B. Pietrini & Sons, King of Prussia, Pa.

• Brightline Construction, Philadelphia, Pa.

• King of Prussia Equip., King of Prussia, Pa.

• Anthony Biddle Contractors, Ambler, Pa.

For more information, call 610/265-1036.

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