VT LeeBoy Inc (VT LeeBoy), a subsidiary of VT Systems Inc (VT Systems), has achieved a new milestone with the award of a contract for over US$11m from the US Army Contracting Command for asphalt paving equipment. Its first military contract for paving equipment calls for VT LeeBoy to supply its model 8816B bituminous paver to the US Army over a five-year timeframe. The highly maneuverable 8816B, capable of high production output and operation in tight, confined areas, will be used for military base paving and maintenance projects.
VT LeeBoy™s team is excited to receive this initial contract with the US Army. This model is a perfect fit for the Army™s needs and we look forward to working with them. Our employees are anxious to demonstrate why VT LeeBoy is the market leader in asphalt paving equipment.
President & CEO, VT LeeBoy
VT LeeBoy prides itself on providing the highest quality of products to its customers. This contract demonstrates VT LeeBoy™s commitment to supporting its new customer, the US Army. We value the trust TACOM has placed in VT LeeBoy™s team and look forward to proving why VT LeeBoy is the right choice for the job.
General (RET) John COBURN
President & CEO, VT Systems
With 70% of the market share in the commercial asphalt paving industry, VT LeeBoy™s equipment is seen on job sites throughout North America. Its patented under auger cut-off doors help control the flow of asphalt, reducing the need for a typical size paving crew. A unique feature of the paver is found on the Legend Screed System. It provides an electrical heating system that is much safer, economical and environmentally-friendly than conventional systems. Additional features of this model include 8- to 18-foot paving width, 10-ton hopper capacity and Plus 1 dual joystick control.
VT LeeBoy, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a leading manufacturer of commercial class asphalt pavers. Established in 1964 as B. R. Lee Industries, VT LeeBoy also produces motor graders, compaction rollers, asphalt maintainers, belt loaders concrete curbing units, asphalt distributors, chip spreaders, compaction rollers, pothole patchers, brooms and water units. Headquartered in Lincolnton, NC, VT LeeBoy™s distribution network comprises over 100 companies with 26 international locations as well as locations in 49 U.S. states.
VT Systems and its subsidiaries are preferred providers of engineering solutions, products, integrated systems, and services in the Americas across the core business areas of marine, aerospace, electronics and land systems. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, VT Systems operates around the globe and offers a broad range of proven innovative services to both the commercial and government sectors.
VT Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.
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