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Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, Bobcat of Waco Celebrate

Wed April 24, 2019 - West Edition #9
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Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco celebrated the grand re-opening of its new facility in Waco, Texas, on April 12.

Located on just over 5.5 acres on Interstate 35 Highway north of Waco, the new 12,000 sq. ft. facility recently underwent an extensive remodel. The remodel included the addition of a larger parts warehouse and 6,000 sq. ft. service shop, with eight drive-through bays. The new facility will allow Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco to carry a larger selection of parts, stock more new and rental equipment and provide additional shop space to service more machinery.

More than 150 customers and employees attended the grand opening celebration. Vendors Digital Control, Manitou, Hi-Vac and Bobcat also attended and provided product information. Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco employees displayed featured equipment and answered product questions. Attendees received a complimentary barbecue lunch and goodie bags. Additionally, Dan Sandoval, the branch manager, facilitated raffles for branded merchandise.

"As our customers' needs continue to grow and evolve, our infrastructure must support that," said Jason Rush, chief operating officer. "We are excited to re-open this larger state-of-the-art facility to continue offering our customers the best products, parts and service that they've come to expect from Vermeer and Bobcat."

For more information, visit vermeertexas.com and bobcatcce.com.

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Located on just more than 5.5 acres on Interstate 35 Highway north of Waco, the new 12,000-sq.-ft. facility recently underwent an extensive remodel.
Located on just more than 5.5 acres on Interstate 35 Highway north of Waco, the new 12,000-sq.-ft. facility recently underwent an extensive remodel.

Senada and Raul Flores were among the crowd of 150 that enjoyed lunch in the service area of Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco.
Senada and Raul Flores were among the crowd of 150 that enjoyed lunch in the service area of Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco.

More than 150 customers and employees attended the grand opening celebration.
More than 150 customers and employees attended the grand opening celebration.

(L-R): Vermeer Texas-Louisiana sales rep Johnny Matthews takes some time with Abney and Foster Construction owner Tim Abney and  Bradley Mitchell, technician, Vermeer Texas-Louisiana.
(L-R): Vermeer Texas-Louisiana sales rep Johnny Matthews takes some time with Abney and Foster Construction owner Tim Abney and Bradley Mitchell, technician, Vermeer Texas-Louisiana.

Customers choice: Mark Unzicker (L), Vermeer Texas-Louisiana sales manager and Dan Sandoval, Waco branch manager, show off the Vermeer BC100XL brush chipper and the Bobcat E35 excavator. The Waco branch is co-branded.
Customers choice: Mark Unzicker (L), Vermeer Texas-Louisiana sales manager and Dan Sandoval, Waco branch manager, show off the Vermeer BC100XL brush chipper and the Bobcat E35 excavator. The Waco branch is co-branded.

Former Vermeer Texas-Louisiana COO Mark Krueger (L) recently turned over the reins of the company to co-COO’s Jason Rush and Brian Harris. Harris was unable to attend the Waco event.
Former Vermeer Texas-Louisiana COO Mark Krueger (L) recently turned over the reins of the company to co-COO’s Jason Rush and Brian Harris. Harris was unable to attend the Waco event.

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco celebrated the grand re-opening of its
new facility in Waco, Texas, on April 12.
Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco celebrated the grand re-opening of its new facility in Waco, Texas, on April 12.

Mark Krueger, former Vermeer Texas-Louisiana chief operating officer and his wife, Glenda, were on hand for the grand re-opening in Waco.
Mark Krueger, former Vermeer Texas-Louisiana chief operating officer and his wife, Glenda, were on hand for the grand re-opening in Waco.

(L-R): Darren Tillman, CFO of both Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco’s parent company, Compact Construction Equipment LLC, along with Ryan Connor, account manager of Bobcat Company, and Justin Harper, sales manager of CCE.
(L-R): Darren Tillman, CFO of both Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco’s parent company, Compact Construction Equipment LLC, along with Ryan Connor, account manager of Bobcat Company, and Justin Harper, sales manager of CCE.

(L-R): Dan Riley, corporate service manager of all company locations; Marty Mullen, corporate parts manager; and Royce McCrary of Primoris Services, a major pipeline contractor in Texas and the southwest.
(L-R): Dan Riley, corporate service manager of all company locations; Marty Mullen, corporate parts manager; and Royce McCrary of Primoris Services, a major pipeline contractor in Texas and the southwest.

Mark Unzicker, Vermeer Texas-Louisiana region 1 sales manager, caught up with Allie Jadwin, territory sales manager of Digital Control Inc. Digital Control designs and manufacturers locating systems for horizontal drills.
Mark Unzicker, Vermeer Texas-Louisiana region 1 sales manager, caught up with Allie Jadwin, territory sales manager of Digital Control Inc. Digital Control designs and manufacturers locating systems for horizontal drills.

Keith Schwake (L) and Randy Westerfield of Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative check out the Bobcat MT85 before enjoying lunch.
Keith Schwake (L) and Randy Westerfield of Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative check out the Bobcat MT85 before enjoying lunch.

Guests received a complimentary barbecue lunch and goodie bags.
Guests received a complimentary barbecue lunch and goodie bags.

Don Hall (L) and Chad Boen of Boen Landscaping of Waco enjoy lunch at the Vermeer and Bobcat open house. Boen uses Vermeer mulchers in his landscape business.
Don Hall (L) and Chad Boen of Boen Landscaping of Waco enjoy lunch at the Vermeer and Bobcat open house. Boen uses Vermeer mulchers in his landscape business.

Mike (L) and Michael Morrison of Bear Contractors, an underground utility contractor in the Waco area, are impressed with the new facility.
Mike (L) and Michael Morrison of Bear Contractors, an underground utility contractor in the Waco area, are impressed with the new facility.

Longtime friends Ronette Coldwell (L) and Chelsea Hickerson enjoy the festivities at the open house. Coldwell is service administrator of Bobcat of Waco.
Longtime friends Ronette Coldwell (L) and Chelsea Hickerson enjoy the festivities at the open house. Coldwell is service administrator of Bobcat of Waco.