Vermeer Texas-Louisiana Opens New Facility in Amarillo

The new facility replaces the location on the southeast side of the city that had been open since 2007.

📅   Sat December 12, 2015 - West Edition


The new Amarillo facility located on Interstate 27 is now open for business.
The new Amarillo facility located on Interstate 27 is now open for business.
The new Amarillo facility located on Interstate 27 is now open for business. The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony. Lunch was served for guests inside the service department. The Amarillo National Bank cook team provided a great lunch for guests. (L-R) are Casey Jordan, Amarillo branch manager, Vermeer Corporation’s Mary Andringa, CEO, and Jason Andringa, president. (L-R): Andy Nichol, Tim Kucera and Lee Schroeder, all of Vermeer Corporation, Iowa, enjoy the grand opening event. Mark Unzicker (L), Vermeer Texas sales manager, talks with Josh Franklin of Franklin Drilling. Customers take a look at the new Vermeer D40x55 horizontal directional drill.

Vermeer Texas - Louisiana, an underground and environmental equipment dealer with 12 locations across Texas and south Louisiana, celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Amarillo, Texas. The new facility replaces the location on the southeast side of the city that had been open since 2007.

Located on six acres on the south side of Amarillo directly off Interstate 27, the 15,000 sq. ft. (1,393.5 sq m) facility offers larger service bays, additional parts storage and a meeting room for special events. The larger facility will allow the dealership to stock more equipment as well as host demonstrations and training.

More than 250 people attended the grand opening celebration. In addition to the team from Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, several vendors including McLaughlin, MI SWACO and Railhead were on hand to support the new facility. Honored guests from Vermeer Corporation in Pella, Iowa, attended the event, including Mary Andringa, CEO, and Jason Andringa, president, who made comments to the guests about the company’s roots in agriculture.

The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce was on hand and held a ribbon cutting ceremony that included leaders from the city and local community ambassadors.

“We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support our Amarillo customer base has shown throughout our relocation. The new store will enable us to better support their needs and we are excited to be able to do that,” said Mark Krueger, Vermeer Texas-Louisiana COO.

Vermeer Texas – Louisiana is the authorized dealer of Vermeer equipment in Texas and south Louisiana with 12 locations across the region. Vermeer Texas – Louisiana provides sales, rentals, parts and service support for customers in the tree care, landscaping, wood waste and organic recycling, rental, underground construction and surface mining industries.

For more information, call 972/255-3500 or visit www.vermeertexas.com.