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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.

Customer Spotlight: Bret Barnhart Excavating

Date: 08/28/2017

Tulsa-area site utility contractor decided career path long before graduating high school.

Customer Spotlight: Pe Ben USA

Date: 08/28/2017

Texas contractor builds success by staying miles ahead of its customers.

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New WA200-8 Wheel Loader

Date: 07/31/2017

Rolling Meadows, Ill., July 31, 2017 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new WA200-8 wheel loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, this addition to the wheel loader family combines high production with low fuel consumption and improved operator comfort. The WA200-8’s parallel-lift linkage and impressive breakout force make it a versatile jobsite tool. Useful in virtually any application from pallet handling to ...

Kirby-Smith Hires David Marston as Product Support Sales Manager

Date: 07/24/2017

Oklahoma City, OK, July 24, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of David Marston as Product Support Sales Manager. Marston will manage product support sales operations for all locations in Kirby-Smith’s territory, and be responsible for growing revenues from support related activities. He will also be responsible for partnering with industry suppliers and engaging Kirby-Smith’s customer base to identify needs and ensure customer satisfaction. Prior to Kirby-Smith, Marston ...

Kirby-Smith Expands Salesforce in Texas to Meet Customer Demand

Date: 07/13/2017

Oklahoma City, OK, July 13, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, has hired five new salesmen to offer more comprehensive sales coverage for its customer base in North and West Texas.   Kirby-Smith’s Vice President of Sales, Del Keffer believes the hires will ensure that Kirby-Smith can better partner with customers to provide a one-of-a-kind business relationship. “At Kirby-Smith, we believe it is our responsibility to be in the trenches with customers ...

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