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Kris Phillips leads Kirby-Smith's efforts to support pipeline customers

Kirby-Smith Machinery promotes Kris Phillips to General Manager, Pipeline Group

June 29, 2023 / Company Updates
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has promoted Kris Phillips as its new General Manager, Pipeline Group. He will lead KSM’s efforts to fully support the equipment needs of pipeline contactors operating in the mainline, regional, and local pipeline construction industries. Phillips previously served KSM as a Major Account Product Support Sales Representative where he supported several of the heavy equipment distributor’s largest accounts. Continue reading...
Komatsu’s upgraded PC130LC-11 excavator is a unique combination of lightweight power and agility, increased lifting capacity, unique combination to do jobs faster.

Komatsu introduces upgraded PC130LC-11

For contractors looking for an excavator that can help complete jobs faster, Komatsu's newly upgraded PC130LC-11 with a longer undercarriage design increases lifting capacity by up to 20% compared to the previous model. This durable, reliable and productive 97.2-HP small conventional tail swing excavator is easily transportable and offers a unique combination of lightweight power and agility in a small package. Continue reading...
Fast Track Technician Training Program with background in machinery

Fast Track Technician Training Program

May 19, 2023 / Company Updates
It’s no secret that there is a technician shortage in the heavy equipment industry, but companies such as Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) are diligently working to remedy that by recruiting and training new technicians — including getting them Komatsu-certified. KSM has teamed up with other distributors to create the Fast Track program to accelerate the process. Continue reading...
Precision concrete & excavation, Texas contractor, growing quickly during exploding demand in DFW metroplex.

Customer in Focus: Precision Concrete & Excavation LLC

May 19, 2023 / Customer in Focus
Residential growth north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has been explosive, according to Precision Concrete & Excavation LLC Vice President of Operations Todd Osborn. “The pace is off the charts, and we’re continually ramping up as fast as possible to meet customer demand,” Osborn explained. “During the past few months, we've added employees, and our revenue stream quadrupled in just under a year. We just keep popping.” Continue reading...
HAMM's new HX Series rollers , pivot-steered, intuitive operation, Easy Drive, Smart Compact digital assistant, comfort features.

Paving Corner: HAMM’s new HX Series rollers

May 19, 2023 / Paving Corner
HAMM has a new flagship in its fleet. Designed for asphalt compaction, the recently introduced HX Series pivot-steered tandem rollers have intuitive operation with Easy Drive, high-performance data, comfort features, sustainable operation, and the Smart Compact digital compaction assistant. Continue reading...