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Mike Kunin former Komatsu exec leads Kirby-Smith Machinery

Kirby-Smith Selects Mike Kunin as Vice President of National Accounts

October 11, 2021 / Company Updates
Following the promotion of John Arapidis to president and CEO of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM,) the heavy equipment distributor has found a successor for Arapidis’ previous role, recently naming Mike Kunin as vice president of National Accounts. Continue reading...
Kirby-Smith Machinery is your source for Atlas Material Handlers

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. named authorized dealer for Atlas Material Handlers in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois

October 04, 2021 / Industry & Manufacturer News
The SMH Group US is proud to add Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. to our dealer network for Atlas material handlers. The Atlas brand of material handlers will make an excellent addition to Kirby-Smith’s already large and diverse fleet offering. Continue reading...
Komatsu Care helps you understand TCO

Could a new extended warranty program help you better determine total cost of ownership over the life of large machinery?

September 22, 2021 / Tips & Best Practices
Understanding total cost of ownership (TCO) over the lifetime of a machine helps you make highly informed decisions about which equipment to buy. Several factors go into calculating TCO. Some costs are fixed, such as the initial purchase price, while other costs – repair and maintenance, fuel and operators' hourly wages, for example – fluctuate. Continue reading...
Chase Barber is a PSM in Dallas

Faces of 1KS: Chase Barber

September 17, 2021 / Company Updates
Aircrafts are often essential to military missions, so keeping them in top shape is critical. During Chase Barber’s service in the Navy, he repaired everything from helicopters to C-130 Hercules turboprops. Continue reading...
Grove GMK6400-1 All Terrain Crane

Grove GMK6400-1 all-terrain crane features additional reach for added productivity on a wide range of job sites

September 13, 2021 / Industry & Manufacturer News
Last year, Manitowoc presented a virtual introduction of the GMK6400-1 all-terrain crane at CONEXPO. While it was exciting to see the machine via technology, it’s even more impressive when viewed in the real world, where customers can get up close and see why it’s setting new standards in the increasingly competitive 450-ton class. Continue reading...