Terex names Barda Equipment as top performing distributor

Terex sales manager Gregg Warfel, left, and Terex sales director Ken Doan present the Top-Performing Distributor award to Penny Batt, Barda general manager and Barda’s Barry Fenton, right.
Terex sales manager Gregg Warfel, left, and Terex sales director Ken Doan present the Top-Performing Distributor award to Penny Batt, Barda general manager and Barda’s Barry Fenton, right.

Terex Construction Americas congratulates Barda Equipment, with sales, parts and service branches  in Edmonton, Grande Prairie and High River, Alberta, as well as the Peace Region of British Columbia, for being its Top Performing Distributor in 2012. Barda Equipment was selected for its accomplishments as a full-line Terex compact construction equipment distributor with the most unit sales and year-over-year growth within the January-December 2012 period. The Top Distributor Award was recently presented to Barda Equipment at the Peace River Petroleum Show.

“It is an absolute honour to work with a dedicated distributor like Barda Equipment,” said Ken Doan, sales director, Compact, Terex Construction Americas. “With their broad reach throughout Alberta and British Columbia, Barda Equipment has done an outstanding job with the Terex compact equipment product line since taking it on in 2009. With a reputation for providing exceptional customer service and quality equipment, the Terex line has created many opportunities for Barda Equipment to better serve its customers’ unique equipment needs. We are so pleased to present Penny (Batt) and Barry (Fenton) with this award, and we’re looking forward to more great things to come from Barda Equipment.”

Penny Batt, general manager, Barda Equipment, shared Doan’s excitement, “Our success in 2012 was due in large part to the availability of product, our fantastic team members within Barda Equipment and our customers’ response to the Terex compact track loaders (CTLs) and skid steer loaders. We recognize that our business and customer success depends on providing quality products, including the Terex compact equipment line. We have continued to gain customer loyalty throughout the years by providing well-known, well-respected equipment, as well as a complete range of equipment sales, as well as full service, parts and warranty capabilities.”

With more than 45 unique product models, the Terex compact equipment line offers one of the widest ranges of compact equipment available from a single manufacturer, giving Barda Equipment customers numerous options for their equipment investment. The line includes compact track loaders, skid steer loaders, mini excavators, compact wheel loaders and backhoe loaders, as well as certain models of Genie aerial work platform products.  Prior to becoming a Terex distributor, Barda Equipment carried the ASV-line of compact track loaders since 1997. With the Terex acquisition of ASV, the company became one of the earliest Terex full-line compact construction equipment distributors in North America. 

Barda Equipment serves customers in a variety of different markets and industries – from general construction to more specialized applications like forestry, landscaping, grounds maintenance and hobby farming. According to Owner Barry Fenton, Terex CTLs continue to be one of the company’s most popular equipment models. “Our customers appreciate how powerful and easy to use the Terex CTLs are, and the Posi-Track undercarriage system really set this brand apart from the competition,” said Fenton. “The high ground clearance and competitive pricing throughout the entire Terex compact equipment line really gives us an edge in many situations.” 

“I’ve worked with Penny, Barry and the entire Barda Equipment team for a number of years, and I believe they are truly one of the most dedicated distributors that Terex has in North America,” finished Terex Sales Manager Gregg Warfel. “I congratulate them on receiving this prestigious award and look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the coming years.”
 

Company Info

Latest News

PLM releases new pipelayer solution – the 71H.

PipeLine Machinery International has announced the release of the 71H pipelayer. With the support of Caterpillar and the engineering expertise of Vanguard Equipment Inc., the challenge was met to create a utility-capacity pipelayer in the Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB class, designed for lifting 27 215 kg (60,000 lb.) and engineered to meet the most exacting standards in the world.

Features include:

  • Standard electro-hydraulic tractor control, dedicated hydraulics, differential steering and machine control systems.
  • Boom and hook draw works are driven by independent hydraulic winches.
  • The compact design of the counterweight provides maximum lift capability and optimum weight distribution.
  • The drawbar is able to accommodate a wide range of attachments.
  •  Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS) and Quick Drop function on load line control.
  • Heavy duty undercarriage.
  • Standard 600 mm (23.6 in.) single grouser shoe, LGP configuration.
  • Standard 6.1 m (20 ft.) boom with large box section.
  • Read More

    Tags
    Attachments

    Hyundai Construction Equipment Launches Attachment Product Line

    Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., a leading earth moving and material handling equipment manufacturer, is pleased to introduce their first attachment product line to the North American market: a full line of hydraulic breakers. Consisting of 14 different models HDB10 through HDB800, the all new HDB series breakers perfectly complement Hyundai’s excavators of all sizes.

    Hyundai’s HDB series breakers offer a powerful impact with a large chisel diameter from 1.6 to 7.9 inches. Operating weights range from 271 to 12,401 lb and overall lengths range from 44.4 to 159.8 inches. The versatile breakers are suitable for a wide range of applications thanks to four chisel options – moil, wedge, blunt or conical.

    Read More

    Dexter + Chaney expands access to Spectrum with its new customizable Dashboard

    Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum Construction Software, has announced that they will use Spectrum's customizable Dashboard to expand access to all employees of companies that use Spectrum. Without the need to purchase additional licenses, a company can choose to give access to the Spectrum Dashboard to any and all employees.

    “The value of software isn’t just in the depth of its features,” said John Chaney, CEO of Dexter + Chaney. “Value also depends on the breadth of accessibility. Everyone in a company needs reliable, up-to-date information to do their job. With the new all-access Dashboard, Spectrum makes it significantly easier to keep all employees informed, keep them equipped with information, and help them work better together.”

    Read More

    Tags
    Industry News

    LiuGong North America Welcomes Douglas Lake Equipment to its Dealer Network

    LiuGong North America is pleased to announce Douglas Lake Equipment as a key member of the LiuGong North America dealer network. Traditionally, up until this point, Douglas Lake Equipment has been a dealer for a single line of products. LiuGong’s full line product offering will Douglas Lake will be have more products available to supply a broader section of the market. 


    Douglas Lake Equipment (DLE), headquartered in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, has been in business for 15 years with over 105 employees. As a small equipment dealer, DLE has concentrated its focus on the owner operators who enjoy a more personalized approach to business. DLE offers first class products with great value and service to its customers.

    Read More

    Join our mailing list

    Latest headlines
    delivered to you weekly

    Heavy Equipment Guide

    Genesis Attachments GSG Scrap Grapple

    Genesis Attachments has announced its new GSG Scrap Grapple which is, available in 10 sizes. 

    Ranging in capacity from 0.5 yd3 to 2.5 yd3 (0.4 m3 to 1.9 m3 ), GSG grapples fit 20 to 80 metric ton material handlers to meet a wide range of application needs. Designed to reduce maintenance, improve durability, lower operating costs and enhance safety, Genesis Scrap Grapples feature:

    • Identical hardened steel bearings with dust seals at all pivot points to keep out contaminants
    • A heavy-duty cylinder guarding system that protects the cylinders and internal components and is easily removed for maintenance
    • Reverse-mounted cylinders that protect rods from damage
    • Large-bore hydraulic cylinders to maximize clamping force
    • Long-life, abrasion-resistant steel tips that are easily replaced with a simple perimeter weld.

    Read More

    Tags
    Lifting Equipment

    Strongco announces addition of Konecranes to its product offering

    Strongco has announced that  it has been granted exclusive distribution rights for the Konecranes line of heavy lifting equipment in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, PEI, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The agreement includes the complete line of fork lift trucks with lifting capacities ranging between 10 and 65 tons, empty and laden container handlers with lifting capacities ranging between 8 and 46 tons, and three main types of reach stackers, all servicing the manufacturing, shipyards, ports, terminals, heavy-concrete and steel-handling industries. Konecranes is the world’s leading provider of lifting equipment and associated services, designing, customizing and manufacturing lift trucks for demanding applications for more than 50 years.

    “We’re pleased to have Strongco support our product line,” said Phil Stevens, North America Region Director, Konecranes, Inc. “This partnership offers us a significant platform to supply our products throughout Canada, backed by Strongco’s branch network across the country.”

    Read More

    Tags
    Asphalt Equipment

    Asphalt Drum Mixers’ Weigh Conveyors Ensure Precise Asphalt Mix

    Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc., offers portable and stationary weigh conveyors, which are compatible with both its own and similar competitive models of asphalt plants. Weigh conveyors transfer material from cold feed bins into the drum and are designed to give an accurate weight measurement of the aggregate, allowing operators to achieve an optimum asphalt mix. Five models are available with various dimensions to meet the demands of many operations.

    ADM’s weigh conveyors are available in truss or C-channel frame configurations. The drive system features an 1,800-rpm high efficiency motor, head-shaft-mounted gearbox, V-belt drives and high performance pulleys and idlers. Open-mesh safeguards protect the belt drives, and a sensor on the tensioning idler monitors the speed. The conveyor also includes an adjustable self-cleaning winged tail idler assembly, and the head section contains a spring-tensioned polyurethane belt scraper.

    Read More

    Tags
    Asphalt Equipment

    BOMAG’s BW190AD-4 AM Tandem Vibratory Roller Features New Asphalt Manager II Technology

    Thanks to BOMAG’s exclusive Asphalt Manager II technology, the BW190AD-4 AM tandem vibratory roller delivers continuously optimized compaction performance, regardless of operator experience.

    A special front drum designed to work with the new Asphalt Manager II system automatically measures and controls compaction performance. As the material becomes stiffer, Asphalt Manager II begins to adjust the angle/vector of the drum’s output energy from fully vertical to fully horizontal. This helps ensure that optimum surface quality results are achieved, while avoiding asphalt-damaging over-compaction.

    Read More

    Tags
    Asphalt Equipment

    BOMAG Cold Planer Milling Machine Offers Centrally Mounted Cutting Drum for Work Next to Walls, Curbs

    BOMAG’s BM1300/30-2 cold planer milling machine features a centrally mounted cutting drum that allows precise milling next to walls, curbs and other obstructions. Highly versatile and easy to operate, the BM1300/30-2 is ideally suited for utility and general surface milling, and shoulder repair applications.

    The BM1300/30-2 offers a standard cutting width of 51.2 inches. It is powered by 275-horsepower Caterpillar diesel engine and offers a high horsepower-per-cutting-tooth delivery ratio for maximum productivity and efficiency. Additionally, the direct mechanical drive design of the cutting drum provides maximum power transfer while reducing any external losses. The unit is capable of milling depths up to 12.6 inches.

    Read More

    Tags
    Engines and Powertrains

    Navistar Ups Support for Eaton Remanufactured Transmissions

    Power management company Eaton has been selected by Navistar, Inc. as the truck maker’s new supplier of heavy-duty remanufactured transmissions. The majority of the deliveries to Navistar’s roughly 350 North American dealers will be Eaton FLEX REMAN transmissions that are available on the most popular of Eaton’s transmission models.

    “This new agreement with Navistar promises to bring a wealth of benefits to our mutual fleet and independent trucker customers,” said Shane Groner, global account director – Navistar, Eaton commercial vehicle group. “We are continuously enhancing our FLEX REMAN lineup of transmissions and we’re happy to see that the industry as a whole and Navistar specifically are supporting these improvements in a big way.”

    Read More