Tri-State Bobcat Celebrates New Facility With Open House

Pastries and coffee were served in the morning and a free BBQ lunch was appreciated by more than 500 people.

📅   Fri May 08, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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Jon Almquist, district sales manager of Siteworks Systems Business, shown with Toro’s newest Dingo TX 1000, with a 1,000 lb. rate operating capacity to lift and transport heavy loads.
Jon Almquist, district sales manager of Siteworks Systems Business, shown with Toro’s newest Dingo TX 1000, with a 1,000 lb. rate operating capacity to lift and transport heavy loads.
Jon Almquist, district sales manager of Siteworks Systems Business, shown with Toro’s newest Dingo TX 1000, with a 1,000 lb. rate operating capacity to lift and transport heavy loads. Tri-State Bobcat has a complete parts and service department with the new expanded facility. Working the parts counter at the open house is (L-R) Jeff Dinsen, sales; Neil Scheff, parts manager; and Cody Sumwalt, parts sales. Bobcat had on hand Eric Grube (L), district service manager, and Tim Krahn, senior account manager with a Bobcat E26 excavator. Todd Danielson (L), equipment director, and Tyler Danielson, equipment operator of Reliakor, Shakopee, Minn., enjoy the open house. Reliakor is a longtime Tri-State customer. (L-R): Nick Kentros, sales, Tri-State Bobcat; Jason Morey, Bandit sales manager; Colleen Hall, Bandit Midwest sales manager; RD Associates, Shakopee, Minn., owner Fritz Dysterheft and Richard Dyster and Roger Beuch, owner of Buech Excavating, Jordan Minn. Dustin Odegaard of Kage Innovations LLC in Oak Park Heights, Minn., with the company’s popular and versatile SnowFire snow plow system. Tri-State Bobcat’s sales team of Jeff Varner (L) and Patrick Schoen are knowledgeable in Wacker Neuson, Stihl, Finn, Toro, Bobcat and Bandit products. The new facility featured a large display yard for demos. (L-R): Tim Krahn, Bobcat senior account manager and Tri-State Bobcat owners Bill Quirk, president, and Jonathan Quirk, vice president, stand in their large and fully stocked equipment yard.

Tri-State Bobcat in Burnsville, Minn., hosted a successful Grand Opening event on April 17 and 18 to celebrate its move to a much larger, completely remodeled and state-of-the-art facility.

The company has been located in Burnsville for more than 30 years and has two other locations in Little Canada and Hudson, Wis., (which also will be moving to a new facility in the near future).

Pastries and coffee were served in the morning and a free BBQ lunch was appreciated by more than 500 people. Attendees registered for a wide variety of door prizes and received a bag of branded giveaway items. In addition to the Bobcat brand, Tri-State is an authorized dealer of Toro, Stihl, Bandit, Avant, Wacker Neuson and Finn. Employees and factory representatives were on hand to showcase Tri-State Bobcat’s huge inventory of new equipment and demonstrate equipment operation and uses.

Grand Prize winners were Todd Danielson, who won a Toro lawn mower, Adam Ahlberg, who won a Stihl trimmer, and Steve Porter, who won a Weber grill. In addition there were 24 other attendees who won door prizes.