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Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC390LCi-11 intelligent machine control hydraulic excavator

Date: 03/20/2018

First 3D semi-automatic excavator to combine 36-ton-machine speed, next-size-class-up stability and intelligent machine control accuracy conveniently located in the operator joystick      Rolling Meadows, Ill., March 20, 2018 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC390LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, the first 3D semi-automatic excavator available with the nimbleness and speed of the popular 36-ton weight class ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery continues expansion of Governmental Sales Team

Date: 02/26/2018

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., the fastest growing heavy equipment distributor in the Southwest, recently hired Dan Thompson and Homero Gonzalez as part of its Governmental Sales Team in Texas. Thompson and Gonzalez are part of the five-year strategic growth plan that also calls for doubling the number of service technicians in the 10-branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. Thompson will focus on governmental markets in Northeast Texas, while Gonzalez will be ...

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator

Date: 02/19/2018

Heavy counterweight mass and rounded cab combine for true tight tail swing performance and better lift capacity than most conventional, same-size-class excavators Rolling Meadows, Ill., February 19, 2018 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine and a new viscous fan clutch, engine parasitic loads are now lower, and productivity up to four percent ...

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 ...

Kirby-Smith Machinery Named Link-Belt® Excavator Dealer in Kansas and NW Missouri

Date: 11/28/2017

Kirby-Smith Machinery Named Link-Belt® Excavator Dealer November 28, 2017 (Lexington, KY) LBX Company LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirby-Smith Machinery Company as the authorized dealer of Link-Belt excavators and material handling equipment in northeastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri, including the Kansas City, MO market area. This appointment is effective immediately. “We are excited about our newly formed partnership with Kirby-Smith and for what the future holds ...

KCMA Corporation Introduces Kirby-Smith as new KCM Wheel Loader Dealer

Date: 11/28/2017

KCMA Corporation announced that Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. will now represent KCM Wheel Loaders in the Kansas City region extending through the Northwest Missouri region. The brand new Kansas City branch will celebrate their grand opening December 6, 2017. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Kirby-Smith serves the construction, paving, industrial, aggregate, pipeline/oilfield service, and various other industries with 10 full-service locations throughout the Midwest. Kirby-Smith will ...

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 ...



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