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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires David Mehrtens as Director of Remarketing & Used Equipment

Date: 12/01/2017

Oklahoma City, Nov. 30, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of David Mehrtens as Director of Remarketing & Used Equipment. Mehrtens will be responsible for growing Kirby-Smith Machinery’s nation-wide used equipment business, including its Komatsu Remarketing program. He will work out of the heavy equipment distributor’s Oklahoma City office. Born and raised in Illinois, Mehrtens has more than 35 years of experience in the equipment industry, which has taken him across ...

Takeuchi Launches TL6R Compact Track Loader

Date: 11/08/2017

Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has introduced the TL6 compact track loader (CTL), an agile, compact machine that is easy to transport, and features outstanding stability and performance. The TL6 is ideal for customers in the agricultural, general contracting, landscaping and rental industries. Powered by a Kubota 2.4 liter, 65.2 horsepower engine, the TL6 features a radial lift loader design with a maximum lift height of 9 feet 6.4 inches, ...

Gary Boyd Promoted to Service Manager in Dallas

Date: 10/30/2017

Oklahoma City, Oct. 30, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announced the promotion of Gary Boyd to service manager in Dallas. Boyd, who joined the company in 2009, will manage the branch service operations for Kirby-Smith Machinery’s Dallas facility. He was promoted from his role as product service manager. Boyd brings more than 40 years of heavy equipment service experience to the position, including previous experience as a branch service manager in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  “Gary has ...

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new D375A-8 crawler dozer

Date: 10/03/2017

Rolling Meadows, Ill., September 26, 2017 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the D375A-8 crawler dozer today. The D375A-8 features an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine that produces over 20% more horsepower while the dozer is traveling in the reverse direction. The additional horsepower yields faster cycle times and a productivity increase of up to 18%. This mining-class dozer also comes with structural enhancements for increased durability ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division

Date: 09/25/2017

Oklahoma City, Sept. 25, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. today announced the promotion of Kelly Shuffield to General Service Manager, Crane Division. Shuffield will be responsible for leading the Crane Division’s service operations, which span across the company’s ten branches in Oklahoma, North and West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. “Kelly has a precise understanding of our service operations, and has consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership to his team. His work ethic, industry knowledge ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery donates $30,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Date: 09/19/2017

Oklahoma City, OK, Sept. 19, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announced today its commitment to contribute a total of $30,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The multi-state equipment distributor donated $20,000 to the American Red Cross through Komatsu America Corp. and $10,000 to Strike, LLC. to support The Woodlands, Texas-based company with their relief work in the Houston area as they continue to provide critical aid to those impacted now and for the long term. “Kirby-Smith ...

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC210LCi-11 intelligent machine control excavator

Date: 09/11/2017

Money-saving efficiency and automatics, combined with operator-friendly, machine-control-enabled joysticks make this among the most versatile and productive excavators on the market Rolling Meadows, Ill., September 7, 2017 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC210LCi-11, intelligent Machine Control hydraulic excavator. This second generation PC210LCi leverages the proven track record and success of the pioneering PC210LCi-10, ...

Customer Spotlight: Northeastern Pavers

Date: 09/01/2017

Contractor achieves goal, expands business as sons come on board. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7353e02d#/7353e02d/22

Customer Spotlight: Bret Barnhart Excavating

Date: 08/28/2017

Tulsa-area site utility contractor decided career path long before graduating high school. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7353e02d#/7353e02d/4

Customer Spotlight: Pe Ben USA

Date: 08/28/2017

Texas contractor builds success by staying miles ahead of its customers. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7353e02d#/7353e02d/8



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