Takeuchi Adds Norris Sales Company to Dealer Network
September 21st, 2016
Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has added a new dealer on the East Coast with Norris Sales Company Inc. The full-service dealer began operations in 1956 and now features two locations; the headquarters in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania and another branch in Sicklerville, New Jersey.
Norris Sales recently built a large facility in Conshohocken in July 2015, while their second location in Sicklerville has been around since 2004. The dealer will sell and service Takeuchi equipment in five counties in Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia. They will feature the entire Takeuchi lineup of excavators, skid steers, track loaders and wheel loaders.
“Norris Sales has been around for many years and has a great footprint in the areas they serve in Pennsylvania,” said Kim Robinson, director of sales at Takeuchi-US. “Their staff is incredibly knowledgeable and are very good at supporting their customers. We are looking forward to working with them.”
“We pride ourselves on our premium brands and Takeuchi machines certainly fit the mold,” said Karen Zajick, president at Norris Sales. “Their equipment is high quality and many of our customers are already looking forward to buying and renting the Takeuchi machines. They round out our lineup well.”
Takeuchi Announces Richardson Service 1991 Inc, as New Dealer
August 23rd, 2016
Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has announced Richardson Service 1991 Inc. (RS91) as a new dealer. Located in Conway, South Carolina, RS91 will feature the entire Takeuchi product line of excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and wheel loaders in their lineup.
Serving five counties along the Atlantic Ocean, RS91 has been in business since 1991. Their company started as a small local repair shop and has since grown to include a large rental fleet of construction equipment. RS91 also improved all aspects of their repair facility to offer customers even better service and repair. They serve the earthmoving, agricultural and forestry markets.
“RS91 is well-respected in the areas they serve in South Carolina and continue to grow as a company,” said Kim Robinson, director of sales at Takeuchi-US. “They have an incredibly knowledgeable and hard working team that has helped take them from a small repair shop to where they are now as a full service dealer. This is a great fit for both RS91 and Takeuchi and we look forward to a long partnership ahead.”
“Our new partnership with Takeuchi allows us to offer additional products to fit our evolving customers needs and continue to grow our business,” said Paul Harmer, president at RS91. “We value our customers and strive to maintain the highest standards of quality. Takeuchi offers durable and high performing machines that certainly help us meet our customer commitment. We are excited to offer Takeuchi equipment in our lineup.”
Takeuchi Hires New Product and Training Manager
August 23rd, 2016
Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has announced they have appointed Michael Shebetka to the position of product and training manager. The move follows the promotion of David Caldwell to national product manager.
As product and training manager, Shebetka will be in charge of product information and training for both dealers and field representatives. Additional responsibilities include performing the role of product trainer at Takeuchi’s national training events at the Pendergrass, Georgia US headquarters, as well as out in the field.
Shebetka was previously employed by Takeuchi-US for nearly five years starting back in 2003 as the regional sales manager in the Southeast and Western US. He moved back to his hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa to be the outside sales representative for Martin Equipment. During his time there he sold John Deere construction and forestry equipment in an Iowa territory.
“Michael has a range of industry experience from both the distribution side and manufacturing side that will be of great benefit in his new role at Takeuchi” said David Caldwell, national product manager, Takeuchi-US. “We feel with his previous experience at Takeuchi and his knowledge of our culture and product he will be a great asset to both our company and our customers.