Company roundup: ASV signs dealers in Alaska and Texas, adds dealer locations in Q3 2020

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ASV Holdings Inc. recently expanded its product availability in Alaska and the Lower 48 with new dealers and dealer locations across the United States.

ASV says it added Construction Machinery Industrial with four locations in Alaska, as well as Robinson, Texas-based Construction Edge Equipment. Existing dealers added new locations, including Carolina Construction Equipment with two in South Carolina and Briggs Equipment with one in Tampa, Florida.

The company says these new dealers are a sign of ASV’s fast-growing dealer presence in North America, and the locations will offer ASV’s full line of Posi-Track compact track loaders.

The company says the line features the newly launched MAX-Series loaders, including the RT-65, VT-70 High Output, RT-75 and RT-75 Heavy-Duty. ASV says the new machines feature industry-leading comfort, visibility and overall operator experience, and the lineup also includes the industry’s most compact sit-in track loaders, the RT-40, RT-25, RT-50 and the RT-120 Forestry. The dealers will also offer ASV’s full line of skid-steer loaders.

“This continued expansion across North America gives our customers increased access to ASV machines, service and parts,” says Jeff Pate, director of sales for the ASV brand. “We chose these new partnerships because of how they align with our values of quality, customer satisfaction and integrity.”

Takeuchi announces Dittamore Implement as new dealer 

Takeuchi-US recently introduced Dittamore Implement as a new dealer in Teutopolis, Illinois. The company says this dealer specializes in machinery sales, product support and service. Founded in 1975, Dittamore Implement is a family-owned business that has earned a well-respected place in their local community.logo for takeuchi 'from world first to world leader'

Dittamore Implement says it will carry Takeuchi’s full lineup, including excavators, track loaders, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders. The dealer provides sales, service and parts to customers throughout their region.

“We’re very familiar with the Takeuchi brand, and we know the brand will do really well with our customers,” says Mike Dittamore, CEO of Dittamore Implement. “Takeuchi products continue to gain momentum in the market, and customers have come to love their products for their durability and operator comfort. We are excited to have them as part of our equipment business.”

“We are very pleased to have Dittamore Implement join our Takeuchi family,” says Henry Lawson, director of dealer sales at Takeuchi-US. “We know they will do a great job representing our brand and taking care of new and existing Takeuchi customers.”

WorkWave Routing Engine recognized for proprietary algorithm

WorkWave recently announced that its WorkWave Routing Engine has been recognized with a Bronze International Business Award in the Cloud Application/Service category.

WorkWave says its Routing Engine is powered by WorkWave’s flexible and proprietary algorithm that is designed by routing experts for the world’s most complex routing needs.

workwave wins bronze 2020 stevie winner for international businessThe company says the Routing Engine simultaneously optimizes an entire fleet of vehicles for last mile, field service and long-haul schedules, and its development tools are combined with WorkWave’s comprehensive route optimization API documentation to allow for an easy-to-integrate solution.

“With the WorkWave Routing Engine, every component of the transport and delivery process is factored in so that delivery companies can provide their customers with accurate ETAs and ensure their full satisfaction,” says David F. Giannetto, CEO of WorkWave. “It is designed by routing experts for the world’s most complex routing needs to drive business value instantly.”

Workwave says the Routing Engine is also integrated seamlessly with many enterprise software solutions such as Acumatica Field Service Edition.

The company says Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) embed WorkWave Routing Engine in their workflow to provide their customers with a complete solution to drive profitability and increase operational efficiency.

WorkWave says seamless integration provides end users with optimized routing schedules within host solution packages, and the Routing Engine is also compatible with a standard REST API and data exchange supported in JSON. The company says it produces high quality results in seconds, is secure and it adapts with each kind of business.

Manitou Group awards top dealers

Chris Shoots (right) presents Jim Anderson (left), of Anderson Machinery, with a Gehl 2019 Top Dealer Award. Photo: Manitou GroupChris Shoots (right) presents Jim Anderson (left), of Anderson Machinery, with a Gehl 2019 Top Dealer Award.
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Manitou Group recently presented Jim Anderson of Anderson Machinery Company, located in Corpus Christi Texas, with the Gehl 2019 Top Dealer Award for North America.

The company says this prestigious award is based on the overall sales performance, commitment and customer support of Gehl equipment in North America throughout 2019.

“On behalf of Manitou Group, I would like to congratulate Anderson Machinery Company for their excellent sales, commitment and customer support of Gehl products and services,” says Eric Burkhammer, Manitou regional vice president of sales. “Because of Anderson Machinery Company’s dedication and commitment to their customers, they have been recognized as one of Gehl’s top performing dealers for 2019. It is a pleasure to partner with a dedicated distributor who shares the commitment to quality products, services and customer support that Gehl has prided itself on since 1859”.

“We have had great success in selling and renting the Gehl products,” says Jim Anderson, owner of Anderson Machinery Company. “We are confident that the reputation the equipment earns will continue to open doors for our mutual success. We are very proud to be counted among their top dealers.”

Ken Mazourek (left), equipment manager at Stan Houston Equipment Co., and Caleb Hinkkanen (right), regional sales manager of Manitou North America, accept Gehl’s 2019 Top Dealer Award. Photo: Manitou GroupKen Mazourek (left), equipment manager at Stan Houston Equipment Co., and Caleb Hinkkanen (right), regional sales manager of Manitou North America, accept Gehl’s 2019 Top Dealer Award.
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Manitou also presented Stan Houston Equipment Co., headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with the Gehl 2019 Top Dealer Award.

The company says this prestigious award is based on the overall sales performance, commitment and customer support of Gehl equipment in North America.

“On behalf of Gehl, I would like to congratulate Stan Houston Equipment Co. for their excellent sales, commitment and customer support of Gehl products and services,” says Burkhammer. “Because of Stan Houston’s dedication and commitment to their customers, they have been recognized as one of Gehl’s top performing dealers. It is a pleasure to partner with a dedicated distributor who shares the commitment to quality products, services and customer support that Gehl has prided itself on since 1859.”

“We have been a dealer for Gehl since 2000 and they do everything they can do to get us good competitive pricing and delivery on equipment,” says Ken Mazourek, equipment manager at Stan Houston Equipment Co. “Having both the Yankton and Madison plants located within 60 miles of our Sioux Falls store also helps us keep our shipping costs down. Our regional sales manager, Caleb Hinkkanen, is a great asset and we are glad to be able to work with him. Both Craig Sippel and Kevin Hall supporting EDGE attachments are definitely another wealth of information and support.”

Echo appoints Texas Outdoor Power Equipment as new distributor

Echo Incorporated announced the immediate appointment of Texas Outdoor Power Equipment (TOP Equipment) to serve the independent dealer network previously handled by Rental Distributing Company.

After serving the greater Houston, Texas, area for over five decades, Echo says Danny Alley, owner of Rental Distributing Company, has retired and elected to close the business, thereby ceasing the distribution of Echo, Shindaiwa and Echo Bearcat products.logo for echo equipment

The company says Rental Distributing Company has been a successful and valued distributor for Echo Incorporated for more than 51 years.

“We would like to thank Rental Distributing for many years of excellent and dedicated service to the Echo brands and to the dealer network,” says Tim Dorsey, president, Echo Incorporated. “We would also like to thank our valued dealer partners for their ongoing commitment to supporting our brands.”

Operating from its headquarters in Georgetown, Texas, Echo says TOP Equipment is one of the largest distributors of Echo and Shindaiwa brand outdoor power equipment in the United States.

The company became an Echo distributor when they first opened its doors in 1986 and today, Echo says TOP Equipment is the premier power equipment distributor in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.

Project EverGreen welcomes FNGLA as affiliate partner

To further its mission of promoting the value of healthy and accessible green spaces, Project EverGreen says it has welcomed the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) as an affiliate partner.

Project EverGreen says the two groups will collaborate to foster support for green industry professionals, local businesses, municipalities and community leaders to commit and work jointly to grow the maintained green space footprint across Florida.

project evergreen 'creating a greener, healthier, cooler earth' logoThe group says the partnership will engage FNGLA’s professional members to serve as ‘boots on the ground’ to help lead efforts to revitalize community parks and public green spaces as part of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Communities initiative.

Project EverGreen says the two organizations will also join forces to support the GreenCare for Troops initiative, which provides complimentary lawn care and landscape services to families of deployed military personnel. Project EverGreen says it will work with FNGLA’s local chapters to match landscape contractor volunteers with military families currently on a waiting list for service.

“FNGLA is a vibrant industry association whose members are dedicated professionals working to enhance green spaces throughout the state of Florida,” says Cindy Code, executive director of Project EverGreen. “FNGLA’s participation not only expands our mission and programs in Florida to help more communities and military families in need of healthy, vibrant yards, landscapes and parks. It also celebrates the generosity of FNGLA’s landscape contractor and production nursery members. We are grateful for their support and can’t wait to get to work.”

“FNGLA joining forces with Project EverGreen is a natural marriage,” says Sarah Spatola, FNGLA’s 2020 president-elect. “It ties FNGLA member values of environmental stewardship and community service together with Project Evergreen’s mission to bring people together to make a difference in how our yards, parks and communities create a greener, healthier, cooler Earth.”

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