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Victor Kotulek Lubbock Parts Manager

Faces of 1KS: Victor Kotulek

January 27, 2023 / Company Updates
For Victor Kotulek, joining Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) about two years ago was an “opportunity to get back to the roots.” He had previously spent 28 years with a company that he believed had outgrown its small-business feel. Continue reading...
Komatsu Tight Tail Swing Excavators

Which tight tail swing excavator is right for the job?

January 23, 2023 / Industry & Manufacturer News
Ensuring high production when digging in tight spaces and confined job sites can be challenging. Machines with traditional counterweights may not be ideal because of the likelihood they could swing into an obstruction, making tight tail swing excavators a much better fit. However, with so many tight tail swing sizes and models available, choosing the right one for the job takes some careful consideration. Continue reading...
Manitowoc  MLC300

Crane Corner: Manitowoc’s new boom inserts for the MLC300 give operators extra reach for assembling taller wind turbines

January 20, 2023 / Industry & Manufacturer News
Manitowoc is expanding its boom insert offering with the new Wide Boom Plus kit for its MLC300 lattice-boom crawler crane. The new inserts will give crane operators extra reach by lengthening their booms up to 429.8 feet when used in combination with the VPC-MAX and extended upper boom points Continue reading...
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Kirby-Smith Machinery becomes authorized distributor for Thompson Pump in Oklahoma, North and West Texas

January 11, 2023 / Industry & Manufacturer News
Thompson Pump expands its distribution in the central United States with a new partnership. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty, diesel-powered bypass and dewatering pumps, announces its distributor’s agreement with Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Continue reading...
Smart Construction Retrofit gives you grade control technology

Want grade control for your standard excavators? Here’s a solution with an added bonus

January 05, 2023 / Technology
If you have an excavator without GPS grade control, you may be missing out on time and costs savings. What if there was a new solution that reduces staking, surveying and over-digging and allows you to do it cost-effectively with an added bonus? Continue reading...