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Fall2014PoweredbyKomatsuequipmentDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyInc.handlesmorethan500000tonsofgypsumannuallyattheAEPCardinalPlantinBrilliantOhio.Thematerialisaby-productofemission-controlsystemsusedbythecoal-firedplanttomeetEPAguidelines.DoeWeldonTruckingCompanyInc.NEWERADAWNSFOR1919FAMILYOPERATION AMESSAGEFROMTHEPRESIDENTTheProductsandThePeopleToServeYouJoshStivisonCADIZ290OldSteubenvillePikeCadizOH43907740942-8871DAYTON7570NewCarlislePikeDaytonOH45424937879-3154CANTON1900ClevelandAve.SW.CantonOH44707330453-4521DearValuedCustomerEquipmentshouldsolveproblemsnotcreatethem.MartinAnimalBeddinginGoshenIndianaisaperfectexampleofhowtherightpieceofequipmentcanbetheanswertomanypressingconcerns.InthisissueofColumbusConnectionweseehowpurchasinganelectricMorbark1600TubGrinderhasallowedownerKevinMartintoeliminatethefirehazardsinherentwithdieselequipmentprocesswoodataratehedoesnthavetoworryaboutstorageregulationsandsavemoney.Itsawin-win-win.DoeWeldonTruckingisanothercompanythatknowshowimportanttherightequipmentis.TheMingoJunction-basedcompanyhasbeenworkingasaservicecompanyforAEPandreliesonKomatsudozersloadersandexcavatorstogetthejobdone.Yearsoftrouble-freeownershippromptedthecompanytopurchasemoreKomatsuequipmentasitgrew.Komatsualsohastherightequipmentforourpipelinecustomers.ThePC360LC-10withpipelinearrangementisoutfittedwithoptionsdesignedspecificallyforworkintheoilfields.Link-Beltisalsopushingtheenvelopeintheliftingsegmentwithitsnewly-introducedTCC-750telescopiccrawlercrane.Readmoreaboutitspotentialonpage13.Ihopeyoufindthisissueinformativeandhelpful.Weconstantlystrivetobetterunderstandyourindustryapplicationandneedsandareheretoprovidethebestsolutionforyournextchallenge.SincerelyJoshStivisonPresident2ZANESVILLE818LeeStreetZanesvilleOH43701740455-4036PAINESVILLE864RichmondRoadPainesvilleOH44077440352-0452PIKETON3668U.S.Route23SouthPiketonOH45661740289-3757COLUMBUS50E.KingstonAvenueColumbusOH43207614443-6541TOLEDO12500WilliamsRoadPerrysburgOH43551419872-7101CINCINNATI712ShepherdAvenueCincinnatiOH45215513771-3922RICHFIELD3942BrecksvilleRoadRichfieldOH44286330659-6681 INTHISISSUE3CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTDOEWELDONTRUCKINGCOMPANYINC.NewEraDawnsfor1919FamilyOperation................................4PRODUCTNEWSCONEXPO2014MajorKomatsuTier4BuildOutContinues.................................9PRODUCTNEWSKOMATSUPC360LC-10WITHPIPELINEARRANGEMENTSpecificityIstheKeytoProductivityandSafety.............................12LIFTINGDIVISIONLINK-BELTTCC-750SHOWCASEEVENTExcitementBuildsAsTCC-750sPotentialIsRecognized.......................13ENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONMARTINANIMALBEDDINGAdversityPioneeringSpiritSparkFlightfromtheAshes.......................14TECHTIPFAULTCODEINFORMATIONAGreenLighttoGettingBackintheGreen...............................16BRANCHNEWSFallSeasonSeesShowsandNewFaces..................................17USEDEQUIPMENTSPECIALSLate-ModelUsedEquipment...........................................18COLUMBUSEQUIPMENTCOMPANYPERSONNELCOLUMBUSCORPORATEOFFICERICHARDEARLYChairmanJOSHSTIVISONPresidentMIKESARREYCFOERNIEPOTTERVicePresidentRentalTIMALBRIGHTVicePresidentofSalesMarketingBOBWEBERVicePresidentofProductSupportMARKKLATTGeneralPartsManagerJASONCRAINGeneralSalesManagerRAYFRASEGeneralServiceManagerJEFFRICHARDSGeneralManagerJEFFREICHERTFinanceManagerDEIDRACARRHumanResourcesJONST.JULIANUsedEquipmentManagerRICHARDYOUNGUsedEquipmentSalesTIMSMITHEnvironmentalDivisionSalesManagerRONDUPEROWEnvironmentalSalesBOBSTEWARTEnvironmentalSalesJESSEGARBEREnvironmentalSalesKYLEHOODProductSupport-MajorAccountsMIKEMONTGOMERYTrainerCINDYHYLANDCreditManagerKENCARRControllerTOMBRASSERSalesAdministrationManagerCOLUMBUSBRANCHALALLENBranchManagerGENEWYERServiceManagerJASONDEEDSPartsManagerSTEVESCOTTMachineSalesJEFFBRACKETTMachineSalesRICHARDDURSTMachineSalesJEREMYWILLIAMSMachineSalesZACHOCONNORInsideSalesJOHNEDWARDSProductSupportTOLEDOBRANCHDAVIDSARREYBranchManagerJAKEMCGRANAHANServiceManagerSPENCERWALLRentalCoordinatorPrep-shopForemanLUKEMATHESONMachineSalesTEDMARSHProductSupport-MajorAccountsNEILEHRHARDTPartsManagerCINCINNATIBRANCHJEFFMCVEYBranchManagerJEFFLOUDENServiceManagerALSHEPHERDPartsManagerFREDWAHLMachineSalesROGERREESEMachineSalesRANDYCALHOUNProductSupport-MajorAccountsARTDAVIDSONProductSupportRICHFIELDBRANCHJEFFBADNERBranchManagerPAMBADNERServiceManagerJEFFTHORNBURGPartsManagerDOUGDVORAKMachineSalesMIKESWANMachineSalesTODDHORNAKMachineSalesTIMKRESOWATYMachineSalesSAMRANTUCCIInsideSalesMIKECRONLOTACProductSupportROBRIVERAProductSupportCADIZBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerDONFOGLEServiceManagerRICKFERRIPartsManagerJOEMOOREMachineSalesCHRISTAYLORProductSupportALANCOPELeadPartsCounterDAYTONBRANCHPATTYDAVIDSONPartsManagerMIKEEARLYMachineSalesTIMEARLYMachineSalesARTDAVIDSONProductSupportCANTONBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerJOEDRAGANServiceManagerPAULSTEVENSMachineSalesJOELCRAMBLETTProductSupport-MajorAccountsCHRISTAYLORProductSupportJIMHENRYLeadPartsCounterZANESVILLEBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerFREDTRUBISKYLeadPartsCounterPersonPAINESVILLEBRANCHJIMHYDECustomerServiceRepresentativeTODDHORNAKMachineSalesROBRIVERAProductSupportPIKETONBRANCHCHESTERGOWENBranchManagerSalesRONBIXLERProductSupportDAVEWALSERProductSupport TheWeldonTruckingKomatsuWA450withOperatorBrianMillerpicturedonsiteattheCardinalPlant.Thewheelloaderisaprimaryworkhorseinremovingflyashcapturedbytheplantsfiltrationsystems.CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyInc. 5LLarryWeldontookthetruckingcompanyhisgrandfatherstartedanddevelopeditintoaservicecompany.ForthelastsixyearsDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyInc.hasworkedattheAEPCardinalplantinBrilliantOhiopro-vidinghaulingandotherservicesfortheenergycompany.InthespanofsixyearsithasbecomeaprettygoodbusinessWeldonsaidexplainingthathisMingoJunction-basedcompanyhasgrownfromthreedumptrucksto13andhehasaddedseveralotherpiecesofequipmenttomeettheneedsoftheplant.Weldonhaulscoaltotheplantandtakesashandgypsumby-productsfromtheplanttothelandfill.OtherservicesWeldonprovidestotheplantincludemaintenanceworksuchasdiggingditchesandrepairingroads.WeldonbecameaColumbusEquipmentCompanycustomerwhenhegottheCardinalcontract.HepurchasedanewKomatsudozerloaderandbackhoetoreplacetheolder-modelCATequipmentthecompanyhadbeenusing.WewerentintoequipmentenoughtobedescribedasaCATguyoranykindofaguyWeldonexplained.Thatsaidwedidntrelyuponittotheextentwedonow.WhenIlookedatbuyingfromCaterpillarorKomatsusomeofthethingsthatKomatsuofferedmadeadifference.Thosefactorsincludedmachineperformanceandoperator-friendlycabssaidColumbusEquipmentsalesrepJoeMoore.TheydontrunabigfleetsotheyreallypayattentiontofuelconsumptionandtheylikethefueleconomyKomatsumachinesoffer.Joeisveryknowledgeable.HehasbeenintheindustryforeverandhisexperiencehasbeenabighelptomeWeldonsaid.IfIneedapieceofequip-mentIknowJoecanbeinstrumentalingettingmewhatIneed.AmongtheKomatsuequipmentWeldonownsisaD61dozerpurchasedsixyearsagoandaD65purchasedearlierthisyear.ThecompanyalsoownsaWA450wheelloaderaWB140backhoeandaPC138excavator.TheWA450iskeptatthepowerplantwhereoperatorsuseittoloadthewastematerialsintodumptrucks.ThedozersarebothstationedatthelandfillwhereWeldonTruckinghaulsthewasteashandgypsum.Thegypsumisaby-productofemission-controlsystemsthecoal-firedplantusestomeetEPAguidelinesandWeldonTruckinghaulsmorethan500000tonsofitannu-ally.ItsnotaharmfulsubstanceWeldonnotedbutbecauseofitsmoisturecontentabout8percenthehastouseheatedbedsonhistrucksinthewinterandcoverthebeds.NEWERADAWNSFOR1919FAMILYOPERATIONWeldonTruckingOperatorDarinKirkbridegradesandcompactsgypsuminaTrimbleGPS-guidedKomatsuD65WXattheAEPCardinalPlantsResidualWasteLandfillSite.DoeWeldonTruckingCompanytracesitshistorybackto1919whenHaroldRussellWeldonstartedhaulingwithonepickup-sizedtruck. WhentheashorgypsumisdeliveredtothelandfillWeldonTruckingisresponsibleforlevelingoutandcompactingthematerial.ThecompanyusestheD61whichhasabout7000hoursonitontheashandthenewerD65onthegypsumsimplysothatoperatorsdonthavetokeepmovingthemachinesbetweenthetwoareas.WerunatleastonedozereverydayandwehavenothadanytroublewiththemsaidBrianMillerWeldonTruckingsuperintendent.WeldonTruckingusestheKomatsuWB140back-hoeandPC138excavatorforavarietyoftasksthatfallintotheservicepartofthecompanysjob.WeusethebackhoeforeverythingMillersaid.Weusethebackbuckettodigditchesandthefrontbuckettofixroadsanddrainpipes.AlltheKomatsuequipmenthasbeenreliableandvirtuallytroublefree.MillercanrecallonlyoneissuewithanyofthemachinesaninjectorproblemthatColumbusEquipmentCompanycameoutandfixedunderwarranty.Service-wisetherejusthasntbeenmuchneedtocallonColumbusEquipmentWeldonsaid.We6IhaverunCaseCATKomatsuJohnDeereIvebeenaroundthemall.BrianMillerSuperintendentDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyThegypsumisaby-productofemission-controlsystemsthecoal-firedplantusestomeetEPAguidelinesandWeldonTruckinghaulsmorethan500000tonsofitannually.Aftersixtrouble-freeyearsasaKomatsuownerWeldonissoldonthebrand. 7haventhadaneedforemergencyservicebutJoehasalwaystoldmetocallhimiftheresaproblemandhellseeitthroughforme.Thatsworthalot.WeldonTruckingmaintainsagaragestaffedbymechanicJimKnightandhelperRonHaughttoserviceanyequipmentthatisntunderwarranty.PartsavailabilityfromColumbusEquipmenthasbeenverygoodMillersaid.Wecancalloverthereandgetwhateverweneed.Aftersixtrouble-freeyearsasaKomatsuownerWeldonissoldonthebrand.ThefactthatwehavebeenrunningaKomatsudozerforfiveyearsandjustboughtanotheronetellsyouhowIfeelabouttheequip-menthesaid.IamgoingtostartnegotiatinganothercontractandIamsureIwillbebuyingaWA500wheelloaderifIgetit.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyhastreatedusverywellandtheequipmenthasbeengood.IhaverunCaseCATKomatsuJohnDeereIvebeenaroundthemallMillersaid.KomatsumakesthebesttrackhoesandIthinkKomatsuhascomealongwiththeirequipment.WiththeperformancewevehadwiththisequipmentsofarIwouldntthinkofswitching.DoeWeldonTruckingCompanytracesitshistorybackto1919whenHaroldRussellWeldonstartedhaul-ingwithonepickup-sizedtruck.HaroldLarrysgrand-fatherwasjust19yearsoldatthetime.IdontknowexactlywhenitbecameacompanyperseLarrysaidbutHaroldranthecompanyuntil1967.AtthattimeLarrysfatherDoyleRussellWeldoneveryonecalledhimDoeaccordingtoLarrytookoverthecompanyandmanagedituntilhepassedawayin1991.Larryisthethirdgenerationofthefamilytorunthecompany.ThefourthgenerationisrepresentedbyhisdaughterLoriLucaswhoworksintheofficewithLarryswifeSusie.LorissonBradenisstillapreschoolersoitsalittleearlytotellifhellwanttojointhefamilybusi-nessbuthedoessharethemiddlenameRussellwithalltheownerssoitmaywellbeinevitable.WiththeperformancewevehadwiththisequipmentsofarIwouldntthinkofswitching.BrianMillerSuperintendentDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyLefttorightOther-worldlygypsumformationscreatedbytheelements.2.Thelandfillsiteseesconstantactionwith21st-Centurytechnologyandexperiencedoperatorskeepingoperationsonschedule.3.SusieleftandLarryWeldonrightwithdaughterLoriandgrandsonBradenwhowillrepresentthecompanysfifthgenerationsomeday.4.AWeldonTruckingKomatsuWA450seenhereremovingflyashwastematerialfromthefacility.5.DespiteheavyworkloadsindemandingconditionsWeldonhasenjoyedsixtrouble-freeyearswithKomatsuequipment.TheyreallypayattentiontofuelconsumptionandtheylikethefueleconomyKomatsumachinesoffer.JoeMooreSalesRepColumbusEquipmentCompany 9PRODUCTNEWSConExpo2014MAJORKOMATSUTIER4BUILDOUTCONTINUESWWelcometothesecondinaseriesofarticlesintroducingKomatsusnewTier4machinesunveiledatConExpo2014.PC240LC-11HydraulicExcavatorTheTier4PC240Dash11engineoffersbetterfuelefficiencywithnolossofperformanceoverpreviousmodelsanditsimprovedserviceabilitywillresultinloweroperatingcosts.TheexcavatorshydraulicsystemhasbeenenhancedtoreducehydrauliclossandVariableSpeedMatchingallowsthemachinesspeedtoadjustbasedonhydraulicpumpoutputforbothlight-andheavy-dutyapplications.ThismachinealsofeaturesKomatsusenhancedKOMTRAXsystemwhichnowmonitorsAdBlueDEFlevelsandcanreportkeyoperatinginformationformultipleoperators.AnewAutoIdleShutdownfunctionhelpstoimproveoperatingcostsbylimit-ingunnecessaryidletimewhichaddsweartothemachineandwastescostlyfuel.Komatsualsomadechangestoimproveserviceaccessincludingaddingguardrailsonbothsidesoftheupperstructureforthesafetyofservicepersonnel.Theradiatorandhydraulicoilcooleraremountedsidebysideforserviceconvenience.D65-18CrawlerDozersKomatsusnewD65crawlerdozershaveamorepowerful217nethpTier4Finalenginethatgivesexcellentperformancewhilereducingfuelconsumptionandoperatingcosts.Thenewautomatictransmissionwithlockuptorqueconverterautomaticallytransfersenginepowerdirectlytothetransmissionincreasingefficiencyandcuttingfuelusebyupto10percent.Thedozerisavailableinstandardlow-groundpressureandwide-trackD65EXD65PXandD65WX-18models.ThestandardbladeontheD65istheSigmadozerbladewhichdramaticallyimprovesdozingperfor-mancebydiggingandrollingmaterialupatthecenterofthebladeincreasingsoil-holdingcapacityandreducingsidewayspillage.TheSigmadozerincreasesproductivitybyupto15percentoverconventionalsemi-Ublades.Asix-wayPowerAngleTiltbladeisalsoavailableforallmodels.Operatorscanchoosegearshiftandworkingmodestomatchthemachineperformancetotheapplication 11allowingthemtosavemorefuelinlighterapplications.Todecreaseowningandoperatingcoststhedozerisdesignedforquickandeasyroutinemaintenance.TheParallelLinkUndercarriageSystemarotarybushingsystemthatdoublestheundercarriagelifecomparedtopriorconventionalsystemsisanothercost-savingfeature.HM300Tier4FinalArticulatedDumpTruckTheHM300a30.9-tonpayloadarticulateddumptruckcomesequippedwitha325-hpTier4Finalenginethatmaintainstheproductivityandperformanceofpreviousmodelswhileagaindeliveringbetterfueleconomy.Thebodydesignhasbeenoptimizedtoincreasecapacityandpayload.Thelowloadingheightjustover9feetisdesignedtoworkwiththesizeexcavatorsandloadersthataretypicallyusedtoloadthesetrucks.ThetruckisequippedwiththeKomatsuTractionControlsystemwhichautomaticallyprovidesoptimumtractionwhenoperatinginsoftgroundconditions.Whenspeedsensorsonfourwheelsdetecttireslippagetheinter-axledifferentiallocks.Fourindependentbrakescanalsobeappliedtoslippingwheelstoregaintraction.Anautomaticsystemalsoselectstheidealgearbasedonspeedenginerpmandshiftpositionandanautomaticretardereliminatesaccelerationduetoslopeduringdownhilltravel.PRODUCTNEWSContactyourColumbusEquipmentsalesrepfordetailsaboutanyofthenewKomatsumachines.AllKomatsuTier4machinescomewithKomatsuCAREwhichprovidescomplimentaryscheduledmaintenanceforthefirstthreeyearsor2000hours.Thelowloadingheightjustover9feetisdesignedtoworkwiththesizeexcavatorsandloadersthataretypicallyusedtoloadthesetrucks. PRODUCTNEWS12PPipelinersworkingintheOhioUticaShaleformationhavespecialneedswhenitcomestoexcavatorsandtheKomatsuPC360LC-10configuredwithoptionsforpipelineapplicationsisdesignedspecificallyforthoseneeds.Ourpipelinespecisapackageofoptionsspecificallyrequestedbypipelinecontractors.Theseoptionsincludesingle-grousershoesanti-driftanti-burstvalvessevere-dutyunder-coversquickcouplersandplus-onehydraulicssaidKurtMonciniproductmanagerexcavatorsforKomatsu.ThePC360isthemostcommonsizeexcavatorusedbycompanieslayingpipelineandtheoptionscanbemodifiedtomeetaspecificbuyersneeds.Thesingle-grousershoesforinstanceprovidetractiononslopesmakingthemusefulinOhiowhilecontractorsinthePlainsmightnotneedthem.ThePC360pipelinearrangementincludesload-holdanti-burstvalvesthatlocktheoilinthearmandboomcylinderspreventingtheloadfromdriftingwhenheldforlongperiods.Itprovidesgoodanti-driftcapabilitiesifyouareweldingapipestring.ItholdsthepipeinaconstantpositionforthewelderMoncinisaid.Thevalvesalsoprovideprotectionifahoseorhydraulictubeweretofailallowingtheoperatortoholdandlowertheloadtothegroundinacontrolledmanner.Theplus-onehydraulicsprovidetheabilitytopowerattachmentsonthefrontend.Onecommonuseofplus-onehydraulicsisforshakerbuckets.Thesescreeningbucketsarepopularwhenworkinginrockymaterialforseparatingsmallergranularmaterialusedforpaddingpipeinthetrenchpriortobackfillingfromexcavatedtrenchmaterial.Otherattachmentsfrequentlyusedforpipelineapplicationsincludevacuumpipeclampshydraulichammerstrenchingbucketsandtopsoil-strippingbuckets.Thesevere-dutyunder-guardsprotecttheupperstructurecomponentsontheexcavatorincludingengineandhydraulics.Guardsareespeciallyimportantwhensinglegrousershoesareusedbecauserockanddebriscanballupandrollalongbetweenthetopofthetracksandtherevolvingupperstructure.Severe-dutyguardsarealmostthreetimesasthickasheavy-dutyguards.CECOPipelineServiceswhichoperatesinboththeUticaandMarcellusareashaseightPC360swiththepipelinearrangement.Theoptionsmakethemmoreversatilemachines.WecanrunavarietyofattachmentsonthemincludingshakerbucketsandtheyoperatesmoothersaidRayCampbellequipmentmanager.Theexcavatorshaveplentyofpowerandliftingcapacity.ThesinglegrousershoesareextremelyimportanttoCECOheadded.Weareonsteepinclines60to70percentofthetime.WeusedtheexcavatorsallwinteronslickhillyterraininOhioandwehadnotroublewiththemsliding.Inourlineofbusinessifitdoesnthavegrousersitsnotsafe.Inourlineofbusinessifitdoesnthavegrousersitsnotsafe.RayCampbellEquipmentManagerCECOPipelineServicesKomatsuPC360LC-10withPipelineArrangementSPECIFICITYISTHEKEYTOPRODUCTIVITYANDSAFETY 13LIFTINGDIVISIONLink-BeltTCC-750ShowcaseEventEXCITEMENTBUILDSASTCC-750SPOTENTIALISRECOGNIZEDWWiththehotconstructionmarketinOhiocranesareindemand.InrecognitionofthegrowinginterestincranesColumbusEquipmentCompanysLiftingDivisioninvitedcustomerstocheckoutthenewLink-BeltTCC-750tele-scopiccrawlercraneandseethecompanysnewcorpo-rateheadquartersonJuly16.WehavehadalotofinterestinthenewLink-BelttelecrawlerandappreciatethefactsomanycustomerstookadvantageoftheopportunitytoseetheunitsaidBobWebervicepresidentforproductsupportandheadofColumbusEquipmentsLiftingDivision.Link-BeltproductspecialistsandColumbusEquipmentstaffwereonhandatthewell-attendedeventtoanswerquestionsaboutthenewTCC-750aswellasnew30-tonand65-tonroughterrainunitstheRTC-8030andRTC-8065.AllthreecranesarebeingaddedtotheexistingColumbusEquipmentcranerentalfleet.The75-tontelecrawlerisofparticularinterestbecauseithassomanyapplicationsandworksinsomanydifferentmarketsWebersaid.Ourcustomersarejustbeginningtorealizeitspotential.AlongwithgeneralliftingdutiestheTCC-750issuitedforbridgeworkfoundationspowertransmissionlinesandthegasandoilindustry.Itsacrawlersoitcangoany-whereacontractorneedsit.Theunitisdesignedforquickmobilizationandtransportsinjustoneortwoloads.The75-tonistherightsizefortheOhiomarketWebersaid.Someofourcustomerswanttoreplacean80-tonlatticecraneora75-tonroughterraincranewiththe75-tontelescopiccrawlerforalotoftheworktheyaredoing.Heisseeingdemandforcranesinsectorsincludinginfrastructureenergyandgeneralconstruction.DemandforcranesisfollowingtheoverallmarketactivityWebersaid.HoweverColumbusEquipmenthasalsoaddedtobothitsrentalfleetandusedinventoryinthepastfewyearsandcontractorsaretakingadvantageofthegreateravailabilityofmachineshesaid.ColumbusEquipmenthasalonghistoryofsellingandsupportingcranesgoingbacktoLimacranesinthecompanysfirstyear1952.WearehappytobealignedwithLink-BeltWebercommented.Theyareawonderfulmanufacturertoworkwithnotonlyfromthestandpointofthequalityoftheirproductsbutthequalityoftheirpeople.Link-Beltisdefinitelytopoftheline.The75-tontelecrawlerisofparticularinterestbecauseitworksinsomanydifferentmarkets.Ourcustomersarejustbeginningtorealizeitspotential.BobWeberVPProductSupportColumbusEquipmentCompanyLink-BeltManagerofNorthAmericanSalesSkeeterCollinssecondpictureleftandDistrictSalesManagerGaryRiceattendedtheJuly16theventwithmanyColumbusEquipmentCompanylifting-industrycustomers. TENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONMartinAnimalBeddingADVERSITYPIONEERINGSPIRIT14Thebusinessofturningscrapwoodintoanimalbeddingcaninvolveavarietyofproblemsbothmajorandminor.AmajorthreatisfireaccordingtoKevinMartinownerofMartinAnimalBeddinginGoshenIndiana.Otherissueshehasencounteredincludenoisedustandregulatoryhurdles.InanefforttomitigatetheseissuesMartinrecentlyrelocatedhiscompanyandpurchasedanelectricMorbark1600TubGrinder.Themachinethefirstofthissizedeliveredworldwidehasallowedhimtocuthisfuelcostsbymorethan50percentandgiveshimmorepro-ductioncapacity.Theoperationcurrentlyhasaprojectedannualoutputofaround400000yardsofmaterial.Martinstartedhisbusinessin2007.Hisfatherranasimilarbusinessfordecades.MartinAnimalBeddingprocessedscrapwoodfromlocalfactoriesthatproducerecreationalvehiclesandthecompanychargedalowertippingfeethanthecountylandfillthussavingmanu-facturersmoneyandextendingthelifeofthelandfill.HisproductwassoldmostlytocattleandpoultryfarmersinIndianaMichiganOhioandWisconsin.ThenMartinsfacilityburnedtotheground.Wellneverknowforsurewhathappenedhesaid.ButIwantedtogetawayfromdieselduetotheriskoffire.MartindecidedtorelocatethebusinessandworkedwiththeIndianaDepartmentofEnvironmentalManagementtoqualifyforasolidwasteprocessingpermit.Heisalsorequiredtostoreanywoodhetakesinunderaroofinsteadofoutside.KevinMartinwithsonsWestonleftandJamin.Themachinethefirstofthissizedeliveredworldwidehasallowedhimtocuthisfuelcostsbymorethan50percent. SPARKFLIGHTFROMTHEASHES1715AshewasworkingontherelocationhemetJesseGarbersalesrepforColumbusEquipmentCompanysEnvironmentalDivision.GarbersuggestedanelectricMorbarkgrindermightsolvealotofMartinsproblems.IwasntfamiliarwiththeelectricmachinesMartinadmitted.Morbarkisanindustryleaderinelectricchip-persandgrinders.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyisthenationsleadingdistributorofelectricequipmenthavingsoldover20percentoftheMorbarkelectricgrindersplacedinserviceintheUnitedStatesoverthepastseveralyears.The1200-hpMorbark1600TubGrinderpoweredwitha200-hpandtwo500-hpmotorswasdeliveredinMarch2014andhasbeenfiringonallcylinderseversince.ThebenefitMartinismostexcitedaboutisfuelsavings.Heestimatesthecostofelectricitytorunthemachineisjust43percentofwhatitcosttobuydieselforhisoldVermeer.ThepaymentonthenewmachineandthecostofelectricitytogethercostnomorethanIwaspayingfordieselaloneMartinsaid.Pluswiththedieselyouhadtopayforoilfiltersoilchangesandothermaintenanceyoudonthaveonanelectricmachine.High-ratehigh-qualityproductionaveraging360yardsperhourisarealadvantagetoMartinbecauseheisabletoprocessallthewoodinone-passonthedayitarrives.Insodoinghedoesntneedcoveredstoragespaceandreducesthedangeroffire.ThelargetuboftheMorbark1600isagooddealbiggerthanthetubonMartinsVermeergrindersoitseasytofeedandisbigenoughformostofthewoodthecompanyhandles.Thewoodisprocessedinonepassthrougha78-inchscreentomakethebeddingmaterialseeabove.Theendproductisextremelyconsistentandmakesverynicecattlebeddinghesaid.Martinishappytonolongerbedealingwithhotdieselexhaustfumesandodors.Theenvironmentalagenciesreallyliketheelectricmachinesandthelackofdieselfumeshenoted.Theelectricmachineisquieterthanadieseltoo.JesseandColumbusEquipmenthavebeenveryhelpfulMartinsaidaddingthatservicewasonereasonheselectedaMorbark.MartinwasfamiliarwiththebrandfromthedayshisfatherownedMorbarkequipment.ThebottomlineKevinMartinfeelsheisdoingtherightthingbyhimselfbyhisemployeesbyhiscom-munityandbyhiscustomers.Thecompetitivething.Theneighborlything.Thesafething.Thatcomeswithacertainpeaceofmind.TheareaslivestockarenttheonlyonessleepingwellatnightreflectedMartin.ThepaymentonthenewmachineandthecostofelectricitytogethercostnomorethanIwaspayingfordieselalone.KevinMartinOwnerMartinAnimalBeddingColumbusEquipmentCompanyisthenationsleadingdistributorofelectricequipment. 16TECHNICIANTIPFaultCodeInformationAGREENLIGHTTOGETTINGBACKINTHEGREENPProvidingtheservicemanagerwithafaultcodeafteryourequipmenthasidentifiedanissuegivesthetechniciananimportantheadstartindiagnosingtheproblem.Italsoensureshewillarriveatyourjobsitewiththespecificpartsandtoolsheneedstogetyoubackupandrunning.Obtainingafaultcodeinadvancegivesusamoredefinedsenseofwhatweneedtotakewithussuchasafilterorsensor.Wemightbetravelling200milestofixthemachinesowewanttobeaspreparedaspossiblesaidScottParsonsafieldtechnicianoutoftheCadizbranch.Komatsuerrorcodesare5-or6-digitcodessuchasCA559thatindicatewhattheproblemisandthesysteminwhichithasoccurred.Howaccessibletheerrorcodesaretoanoperatordependsinpartontheageandstyleofthemachine.Onsomemachinesthecodewillappearonthemonitorpossiblyinconjunctionwitharedflashinglightorsimilaralert.Onothermachinesthemonitorneedstobesetinaparticularmodetoaccessthecode.Theownersmanualexplainsthemachinesrespectiveprocess.ThegoodnewsismachinesequippedwithKOMTRAXwillautomaticallyrelaytheerrorcodetoColumbusEquipmentCompanyParsonsnoted.Inadditiontothe5-or6-digitcodeaKomatsumachinemightshowanE01E02orE03warningheadded.KomatsurankscodesbyseveritywiththoselistedasE01beingleastcriticalandthoserankedE03requiringimmediateattention.NoteWhenamachinedisplaysanE03warningitshouldnotbeuseduntilthefaulthasbeenidentifiedandremedied.Fortunatelythemostcommoncodesusuallyrefertostraightforwardmaintenanceissueswithfiltersorsensorsbutagainhavingthatcodeenablesthetechniciantoarrivefullyprepared.Itsworthtakingthetimetolearnhowtoaccessfaultcodesonyourmachinesoyoucangetthemostoutofanyservicecallandminimizedowntime.StayproductiveandstaysafeWhenamachinedisplaysanE03warningitshouldnotbeuseduntilthefaulthasbeenidentifiedandremedied.ScottParsonshasbeenatechnicianfor15years.AsaColumbusEquipmentCompanyfieldtechnicianheworksonallmakesandmodelsofequipment.AfatherofthreeScottandhisfamilyenjoycampingandboating. 17FALLSEASONSEESSHOWSANDNEWFACESCorporateColumbusEquipmentwillbechippingandgrindinginthelivedemoareaofthe2014OhioForestryAssociationsOfficialPaulBunyanShow.FeaturedequipmentanddemoswillincludeaBarkoloaderfeeding20cordsofwoodtoaMorbarkgrinderandchipperplusanAmericanPrideLogSplitterabovelefttakingapartstumps.OurboothwillalsodisplayKubotaRTVsandtrackloadersplusaMorbarkhand-fedchipperandaKomatsufeller-buncher.WelookforwardtovisitingwithyouduringtheshowOct.3-5attheGuernseyCountyFairgroundsinCambridgeOhioseeadoverleafforfulldetails.LaterthisyearColumbusEquipmentCompanywillalsotakepartintheOhioAggregatesIndustrialMineralsAssociation2014AnnualMeetingTradeShowattheHiltonColumbusHotelEastonTownCenterColumbus.ThatshowtakesplaceNov.13and14.OnDec.8and9wehopetoseeyouattheOhioContractorsAssociations32ndAnnualWinterConferencealsoattheHiltoninEastonTownCenter.ColumbusZachOConnorhasjoinedtheColumbusbranchassalescoordinator.HehasabackgroundintheheavyequipmentindustryincludingexperienceasadieselandPMtech.AnOhionativeZachhasfourchildrenandhisgirlfriendhasthreesowhenhesnotatworkhesbusybeingadad.Heenjoysmotorcyclesandworkingonperformancecarsinanyraresparemoments.ThereareseveraladditionalnewfacesattheColumbusbranchaswell.DustinReynoldsrecentlystartedasasteamerandJoshMulrooneyWilliamShannonandJasonRobinsonareallnewemployeesintheColumbuswarehouse.RichfieldTheRichfieldbranchisbolsteringitstechni-cianranks.BobBraholeftcomestouswithover20yearsofheavyequipmentexperiencewhilenewPMLubeTechBobBednarbringsawealthofautopartsstoreexperience.DaytonRickThompsonJr.isanewshoptechnicianintheDaytonbranch.Hehaspreviousexperienceworkingonconstructionequipment.BrandieMcGarveyhasalsobeenaddedtotheDaytonpartswarehousepersonnelwhereshehandlescounterworkaswellasshippingandreceivingduties.PiketonJeffHammondshasjoinedthePiketonteamasapartscountersalesperson.Hehasextensiveexperienceinpartshavingpreviouslymanagedthepartsdepartmentforanautodealershipaswellasworkinginthepartsdepartmentofanequipmentdealer.InhissparetimeJeffenjoysworkingonoldcarsandmotorcycles.BRANCHNEWS USEDEQUIPMENTMonthlySpecialsLookingToBuyOrSellAnyBrandOfMachineCallJonSt.Julianat614332-3258orSkipYoungat614395-1354.ForACompleteListOfUsedEquipmentPleaseVisitwww.columbusequipment.comYEARMAKEMODELSTOCKDESCRIPTIONHOURSPRICEDOZERS2010KomatsuD51EX-22U26838EnclosedCabACHeatDefrost6WayBlade25241225002007KomatsuD61EX-15U26185CabACHeatPATBladeCarcoWinchSweeps-ScreensWorkingLightsGoodBottom29251250002004KomatsuD65EX-15U25410CabACHeatSUBladeScreens75UC24PadsDrawbarGoodSamples815085000EXCAVATORS2005KubotaKX161-3SS25589TCabACHeatRubberTracksAuxHydraulicsAngleBladeWRCouplerOneBucket4440330002009KomatsuPC55MR-3U27306CabACHeatBladeManualCouplerManualThumbBlade3Bkts12-24-362122495002005KomatsuPC78MR-6K7930TCabACHeat18Roadliners7.5StkAuxHydsBladeNoBkt4714375002009KomatsuPC78MR-6U26489CabACHeat18RoadlinersAuxHydsManualThumbManualCoupler36Bucket2063735002008KomatsuPC138USLC-8U23452CabACHeat15Boom9.10Stick24TGPHydCoupler2912920002012KomatsuPC138USLC-8RU24970CabACHeat15Boom9.10Stick28TGPHydCouplerOneWayHyds13861200002011KomatsuPC160LC-8U27072CabACHeatStdStickKomtrax28TGPMillerPinGrabberHyd42Bkt16021150002006KomatsuPC200LC-8U24896CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGP42Bucket55851095002009KomatsuPC200LC-8U23400TCabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGPJRBCouplerRearCamera37781225002011KomatsuPC200LC-8U27073CabACHeat31.5TGPHydCplrThumbSpec48Bkt17201590002005KomatsuPC220LF-7RU20564CabACHeat31.5TGP55PeircePacificLongStick36361200002012KomatsuPC290LF-10RU25089CabACHeat32TGPYoung60LongFrontAdditionalCtwgtKit60WBBucket5422850002004KomatsuPC308USLC-3U26860CabACHeatAuxHydraulicsNewJRBHydCoupler48BktAutoLubeServiced-Painted45681755002011KomatsuPC350LC-8U26220CabACHeat10.1StkNewJRBHydCouplerAutoLube54Hensley45171890002000KomatsuPC400LC-6RK7407T1CabACHeat11StickJRBCouplerAuxHydsThumbMount66BucketREDUCED16200520002006KomatsuPC400LC-7K7648TCabACHeat11StickCtwgtRemoval35.5TGP6151165000WHEELLOADERS2011KomatsuWA250-6U27140CabACHeat3.0CydJRBBktPinOn20.5x25NewRubber35191170002012KomatsuWA380-7RU25018CabACHeat3SpoolHydswLinesJRBCplrRideContGPBkt1559195000ROLLERS2005IngersollRandSD77-FBR1657866PadfootwBlade93248000UPTO6-MONTHPOWERTRAINWARRANTYSTANDARDONALLREMARKETINGCERTIFIEDMACHINES2006KomatsuPC138USLC-2StockU26971CabACHeat9.10Stick24TGPBKTDozerBladeJRBHydCoupler4425Hrs.900002011KomatsuPC200LC-8StockU26797CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGPThumbSpecAuxHydsJRBHydCouplerNEW48Bucket1667Hrs.1575002009KomatsuWA250-6StockU25978CabACHeat3.0CydJRBBucketPinOn20.5x25Rubber2353Hrs.11900018 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