21 BRANCH NEWS Be Our Guest at This Years Paul Bunyan Show THERES A LOT TO SEE AND EXPERIENCE Corporate As you know fall brings the usual round of industry shows and were looking forward to seeing and talking to customers as they visit these exhibitions. At the Official Paul Bunyan Show our Environmental Division will exhibit Morbark Komptech McCloskey International Eagle Crusher Komatsu Forest Barko and U.S. Pride Products equipment. Please stop by and see these best-in-class products during the show Oct. 2-4 at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds. Talbert Manufacturing has named Columbus Equipment Company as one of its Top 10 Dealers for 2014. The award is based on sales of Talbert trailers parts and service. Columbus Equipment has made the Top 10 for several years. Columbus Branch Columbus Equipment Company has broken ground for our new Columbus branch building. The 35000-square-foot facility on Performance Way will include four drive- through bays and an enclosed wash bay. The parts ware- house will accommodate 30-foot racking for parts stock. The transition from Kingston Ave. will be complete in time for the 2016 season. Jeff McVey is the new branch manager for the Columbus store. He has been with Columbus Equipment Company for about eight years. In his seven years as branch manager in Cincinnati he developed a reputation for a problem-solving approach and excellent customer relations. Robert Reynolds has joined the Columbus branch as compact equipment sales representative. He comes to Columbus Equipment Company from Bobcat of Bowling Green a dealership he and his father co-owned for five years. Robert attended Ohio State on a foot- ball scholarship and was a starting linebacker on the 2002 National Championship team. He played for the Tennessee Titans for four years before an injury ended his football career. Mike Testa previously spent 20 years with George J. Igel Co. as a mechanic and shop supervisor and is now part of Columbus Equipment Companys cor- porate training staff where he will train and mentor as part of the Technician Internship Program as well as perform general technician training. In his free time Mike enjoys hunting and fishing.