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Tractor & Equipment Holds Open House Event in Savannah

Fri April 29, 2011 - Southeast Edition
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Many of the manufacturers that TEC represents had machines on display at the Savannah, Ga., open house.
Many of the manufacturers that TEC represents had machines on display at the Savannah, Ga., open house.
Many of the manufacturers that TEC represents had machines on display at the Savannah, Ga., open house. Talking about the Hamm line of machines on display (L-R) are Mike Copeland, TEC; Vincent Morris, Carroll & Carroll Inc., Savannah, Ga.; and Steve Ricke, Wirtgen America district sales manager, St. Cloud, Fla. One of Savannah’s “heavy hitters” of equipment purchasing, Cleve Foskey (C), of R.B. Baker Construction, Savannah, Ga., gets a warm welcome from TEC’s Dan Stracener (L) and Steve McCondichie. Tim Stone (R), TEC’s Savannah service manager, was excited to talk with guests, including Elmer Baggitt of APAC, Savannah, Ga., about one of  his newest TEC PM Service trucks. Gathered in the parts warehousing (L-R) are Brad Formby, TEC Savannah, Ga., parts manager; Marvin Doyle, Newell Recycling, Savannah, Ga; Mark Shoults, TEC, Ga. parts operations manager; and Stephane Giroudon, district manager, Tramac & Geith, Davidson, N. Steve Ricke (R), Wirtgen America, provides a comprehensive walk around of a new Vogele Vision 5203-2 paver for (L-R) asphalt contractor Ricky Sikes, Sikes Brothers Inc., Metter, Ga.; and Mike Copeland and Frank Dabbs, both of TEC. (L-R) Len Lawrence, Sennebogen regional sales manager, Stanley, N.C., discusses the features of a Sennebogen 821 machine on display with Scott Rogers and Joel Coble of Pinova Inc., Brunswick, Ga. Frank Dabbs (R), TEC Savannah branch manager; and the Hooters girls were proud to present a new Vizio 37-in. flat-screen TV to the grand prize winner, Madison Elliott, of Southern Metals Recycling, Savannah, Ga. Looking over the display of directional boring tooling (L-R) are Buck Dyal, TEC product support; and Josh Walters and Rusty Fredrich, both of EFM Underground, directional drilling contractors based in Savannah, Ga. Fredrich won the Daiwa rod and reel he&#

What turned out to be a picture perfect day in Savannah, Ga., provided the best possible backdrop for Tractor & Equipment Company’s (TEC) open house event on April 15. The company’s Savannah branch, located on Hwy. 80 in Pooler, Ga., was the venue for approximately 250 contracting firm representatives and guests to enjoy a luncheon of BBQ and wings and all the sides catered by Hooters of Savannah. The event gave guests an opportunity to take a few moments out of their hectic schedules for lunch and a bit of quality time with their TEC and manufacturer representatives.

Lots of giveaways and prize drawings took place throughout the day. Madison Elliott of Southern Metals Recycling, Savannah, Ga., won the grand prize, a Vizio 37-in. flat screen TV.

Komatsu, Wirtgen America, Sennebogen, Tramac, Superior Broom, Schwarze Industries, Vacall and other manufacturers’ machines were on display. Representatives of Komatsu, Wirtgen America, Sennebogen, Tramac and others turned out to lend their help and support for the event.