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Van Zanten Takes on Used Equipment Manager Position

Wed January 10, 2018 - Midwest Edition #1

Kent Van Zanten
Kent Van Zanten

On Nov. 13, Roadbuilders Machinery & Supply announced Kent Van Zanten as the company's used equipment manager, covering parts of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Van Zanten comes to the position with years of industry experience.

“I was fortunate enough to work for Komatsu Financial as well as Komatsu America's remarketing/used equipment division for more than 20 years and have more recently worked as an asset manager for a couple independent heavy equipment lenders,” said Van Zanten. “I am excited to be a part of the Road Builders family. It's important to recognize Roadbuilders success in establishing itself as a strong distributor for new and used equipment across various product lines. Commitment to quality and reliability and meeting customer needs will remain a key focus, solidifying Road Builders reputation of providing quality equipment for our customers.”

Roadbuilders Machinery & Supply

For the past 32 years, RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply has grown to be the leading construction equipment distributor in the Midwest. Roadbuilders Machinery & Supply carries a wide variety of equipment, including Komatsu, Takeuchi, Gomaco, FiNN, Metso, Gradall, Terex/Fuchs, Bomag, Etnyre and Volvo paving. The company also carries attachment manufacturers NPK, JRB and Esco. The company serves its customers out of its headquarters in Kansas City, Kan., and its four Nebraska locations — Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island and Norfolk, as well as its subsidiary, Midwest Equipment and Supply LLC, in Springfield, Mo. The company also owns and operates a full-scale engine rebuild machine shop to service all brands.

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