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Those who visit Lile Quarry will find several pieces of Komatsu equipment within it. Says Jim Lile: “We’ve kind of converted over to Komatsu right now. We think they’re just serving us better.” Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Komatsu rebrands company-owned dealers

April 3, 2020By

With impacts in the East, West and Southwest, Komatsu created a new structure for its company-owned dealer branches.

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Getting service and support through a pandemic is easier said than done, but equipment suppliers, for their part, are doing what they can to deliver for customers. Photo: P&Q Staff

Getting parts and service in a pandemic

April 1, 2020By

Some producers are seeing a slight slowdown on the supply side while others report their vendors really aren’t missing a beat through the coronavirus pandemic.

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How one dealer is working through the coronavirus

March 31, 2020By

Jordan Russell, CEO of Indiana-based Belt Tech, is optimistic about the road ahead and already sees the industry pulling through the coronavirus pandemic together.

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AEM asks governors to designate manufacturers, dealers as ‘essential’

March 20, 2020By

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) joined other industry associations with a request of the nation’s gubernatorial leaders.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

AED tells mayors, governors to keep construction going

March 20, 2020By

With cities and states asking businesses to promote social distancing, the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is reaching out to decision-makers to implore them not to halt projects around the United States.

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Nors buys Strongco, taking over Volvo CE locations in Canada

March 19, 2020By

Portugal-based Nors is taking over 22 Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) locations, including those in several Canadian provinces.

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Mark Strader Bramco-MPS

P&Q Profile: Bramco-MPS’ Mark Strader

February 28, 2020By

As an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Mark Strader is familiar with all aspects of both the manufacturing and distribution sides of the aggregate industry.

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From left: HCEA's Shaun Galligan, NED's Jason Wainwright, HCEA's M.S. Kang and HCEA's Eli Bello celebrate NED's Dealer of the Year award. Photo courtesy of HCEA

HCEA hosts dealer dinner, names top distributor

February 4, 2020By

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) presented its top dealer awards at the AED Summit in Chicago.

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