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Summer2014JohnFrantzstartedhishighwaybusinessin1902.Fourgenerationsand112yearslaterSuperintendentZachFrantzrightisjustoneofthecurrentFrantzdescendantstocarryonastrongfamilytradition.EagleBridgeCo.BUILDINGBRIDGESACROSSOHIOANDACROSSGENERATIONS AMESSAGEFROMTHEPRESIDENTTheProductsandThePeopleToServeYouJoshStivisonCADIZ290OldSteubenvillePikeCadizOH43907740942-8871DAYTON7570NewCarlislePikeDaytonOH45424937879-3154CANTON1900ClevelandAve.SW.CantonOH44707330453-4521DearValuedCustomerIfyouvedriveninthewesternhalfofOhioyouhavelikelytraveledonaroadorbridgebuiltbytheFrantzfamily.TheyvebeenbuildingsincetheturnofthelastcenturyandhavedonebusinesswithColumbusEquipmentCompanysincethe1950s.InthisissueofColumbusConnectionwelearnhowEagleBridgeCo.dependsonKomatsuandLink-BeltequipmentforreliabilityandonColumbusEquipmentforsupport.Withroad-buildingontheupswingsandandgraveloperationswillbeinterestedinKomatsusnewWA500-7loaderarrangementwithabucketthatcanfillanon-highwaytruckinjusttwopasses.ThebucketisdesignedandmanufacturedbyACSIndustriesacompanylocatedinKentOhio.ImalsohappytoannouncethatColumbusEquipmentCompanyispartneringwithanotherOhiocompanyEagleCrushertobringtheirheavy-dutyhigh-productionlineofimpactcrushersportablecrushingsystemsandscreenerstoourEnvironmentalDivision.EagleCrusheralreadyhasalargebaseofcustomersinOhioandthepartsandservicedepartmentsateveryColumbusEquipmentCompanybrancharenowreadytohelpthem.FinallyreadofourtechniciancorpscontinuedcommitmenttocustomersupportwiththisissuesTechnicianTipfromtheColumbusbranchsJacobHurleyandnewsofKomptechUSAsrecognitionofDeanHatem.Itrustyouarehavingaproductivesummer.Pleasedonthesitatetocalliftheresanythingwecandoforyou.SincerelyJoshStivisonPresident2ZANESVILLE818LeeStreetZanesvilleOH43701740455-4036PAINESVILLE864RichmondRoadPainesvilleOH44077440352-0452PIKETON3668U.S.Route23SouthPiketonOH45661740289-3757COLUMBUS50E.KingstonAvenueColumbusOH43207614443-6541TOLEDO12500WilliamsRoadPerrysburgOH43551419872-7101CINCINNATI712ShepherdAvenueCincinnatiOH45215513771-3922RICHFIELD3942BrecksvilleRoadRichfieldOH44286330659-6681 INTHISISSUE3CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTEAGLEBRIDGECO.BuildingBridgesAcrossOhioandAcrossGenerations......................4PRODUCTNEWSCONEXPO2014ShowcasesMajorKomatsuTier4BuildOut.................................9PRODUCTNEWSNEWKOMATSUWA500-7YARDLOADERARRANGEMENTRevolutionizesMaterial-HandlingProcessandCost..........................12ENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONINTRODUCINGEAGLECRUSHERCOMPANYWorld-ClassEquipmentAddedtoPortfolio................................14BRANCHNEWSKOMPTECHUSARecognizesProductSupportExcellence...................................16TECHTIPTUNEUPSTheBenefitsofaHydraulicInspection...................................17BRANCHNEWSMOVETONEWCORPORATEHEADQUARTERSCOMPLETEColumbusBranchRemainsatFoundingSiteForNow......................18USEDEQUIPMENTSPECIALSLate-ModelUsedEquipment...........................................22COLUMBUSEQUIPMENTCOMPANYPERSONNELCOLUMBUSCORPORATEOFFICERICHARDEARLYChairmanJOSHSTIVISONPresidentMIKESARREYCFOERNIEPOTTERVicePresidentRentalTIMALBRIGHTVicePresidentofSalesMarketingBOBWEBERVicePresidentofProductSupportMARKKLATTGeneralPartsManagerJASONCRAINGeneralSalesManagerRAYFRASEGeneralServiceManagerJEFFRICHARDSGeneralManagerJEFFREICHERTFinanceManagerDEIDRACARRHumanResourcesJONST.JULIANUsedEquipmentManagerRICHARDYOUNGUsedEquipmentSalesTIMSMITHEnvironmentalDivisionSalesManagerRONDUPEROWEnvironmentalSalesBOBSTEWARTEnvironmentalSalesJESSEGARBEREnvironmentalSalesKYLEHOODProductSupport-MajorAccountsMIKEMONTGOMERYTrainerCINDYHYLANDCreditManagerKENCARRControllerTOMBRASSERSalesAdministrationManagerCOLUMBUSBRANCHALALLENBranchManagerGENEWYERServiceManagerJASONDEEDSPartsManagerSTEVESCOTTMachineSalesJEFFBRACKETTMachineSalesRICHARDDURSTMachineSalesJEREMYWILLIAMSMachineSalesZACHOCONNORInsideSalesJOHNEDWARDSProductSupportTOLEDOBRANCHDAVIDSARREYBranchManagerJAKEMCGRANAHANServiceManagerSPENCERWALLRentalCoordinatorPrep-shopForemanLUKEMATHESONMachineSalesTEDMARSHProductSupport-MajorAccountsNEILEHRHARDTPartsManagerCINCINNATIBRANCHJEFFMCVEYBranchManagerJEFFLOUDENServiceManagerALSHEPHERDPartsManagerFREDWAHLMachineSalesROGERREESEMachineSalesRANDYCALHOUNProductSupport-MajorAccountsARTDAVIDSONProductSupportRICHFIELDBRANCHJEFFBADNERBranchManagerPAMBADNERServiceManagerJEFFTHORNBURGPartsManagerDOUGDVORAKMachineSalesMIKESWANMachineSalesTODDHORNAKMachineSalesTIMKRESOWATYMachineSalesSAMRANTUCCIInsideSalesMIKECRONLOTACProductSupportROBRIVERAProductSupportCADIZBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerDONFOGLEServiceManagerRICKFERRIPartsManagerJOEMOOREMachineSalesCHRISTAYLORProductSupportALANCOPELeadPartsCounterDAYTONBRANCHPATTYDAVIDSONPartsManagerMIKEEARLYMachineSalesTIMEARLYMachineSalesARTDAVIDSONProductSupportCANTONBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerJOEDRAGANServiceManagerPAULSTEVENSMachineSalesJOELCRAMBLETTProductSupport-MajorAccountsCHRISTAYLORProductSupportJIMHENRYLeadPartsCounterZANESVILLEBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerFREDTRUBISKYLeadPartsCounterPersonPAINESVILLEBRANCHJIMHYDECustomerServiceRepresentativeTODDHORNAKMachineSalesROBRIVERAProductSupportPIKETONBRANCHCHESTERGOWENBranchManagerSalesRONBIXLERProductSupportDAVEWALSERProductSupport CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTEagleBridgeCo. 5GGeneticistshaveyettodiscoverabridge-buildinggenebutitsobviousthatsortofDNArunsintheFrantzfamilywhichhasbeenbuildingroadsandbridgesinOhiofor112years.Ourgreat-grandfatherJohnFrantzstartedhishighwaybusinessin1902.Hesoldittohisboysin1939.OurgrandfatherRoydiedyoungandourfatherRichardandgrandmotherHelenranthebusinessFrantzBrothersInc.saidRockFrantzpresidentofEagleBridgeCo.JohnRichardandHelenFrantzareallintheOhioContractorsAssociationHallofFame.Overthedecadesthefamilyhasfocusedprimarilyonbridgeworkalthoughithasdoneitsshareofroadbuildingwhenthemarketdictatedit.BackwhenmygrandfatherhadthecompanyduringWorldWarIItheywerentbuildingbridgesbecausetherewasntanystructuralsteelavailablenotedTomFrantzvicepresident.Afterthewartheywentbacktobridgework.Theoriginalfamilybusinessclosedin1991but10yearslatertheFrantzbrothersstartedtheirowncompanyEagleBridgeCo.basedinSidneyOhio.TomstillremembersthefirstbridgeEagleBridgeworkedon.ODOTDistrict7Route29goingover1-75inShelbyCounty.Itwasanemergencyprojectforthedistrict.Thebridgewashitbyapieceofequipmentandwewereluckyenoughtogetthecontracttorepairit.AtthesametimewegotajobupinPauldingCounty.Wewerejustgettingstartedwhentheopportunitycameup.TodayEagleBridgehas75to100employeesanddoeseightornineprojectsatatimemostlyODOTandcountyworkinthewesternhalfofthestate.Westartedoutjustdoingbridgesbutthelastcoupleofyearswevebeendoingmoredirtandroadwaywork.WeveexpandedintothatmarkettocomplementourbridgeworkwhichisourcorebusinessRocksaid.Whilethecompanywilltakesmallerprojectsofhalfamilliondollarswelikemediumsizedjobs1millionanduphesaid.Thecompanysometimesworksasasubcontractordoingbridgeworkonalargerproject.Generallywelikedifficultysuchasjobsrequiringadifferenttypeofdemolitionorconstructionmethod.Wetendtodobetterontougherwork.Itcomesdowntopeople.Ifyouvegotgoodpeopleyoucanmakegoodthingshappen.TheFrantzfamilyhashadarelationshipwithColumbusEquipmentCompanysinceBillEarlyfoundedhisdealership.DadboughtLimacranesfromBillEarlybackintheolddays.OvertheyearsourfamilyhasdoneBUILDINGBRIDGESACROSSOHIOANDACROSSGENERATIONSOtherthanduringahiatusduetomaterialshortagesinWorldWarIIbridgebuildinghasbeenEagleBridgeCo.sprimaryfocus.Ourgreat-grandfatherJohnFrantzstartedhishighwaybusinessin1902.RockFrantzPresidentEagleBridgeCo.JohnRichardandHelenFrantzareallintheOhioContractorsAssociationHallofFame. alotofbusinesswithColumbusEquipmentbecauseoftheproductstheyvesoldusandtheservicetheyvegivenusTomsaid.MikeEarlyhasbeensalesreptotheFrantzfamilyfornearly40years.EveryoneintheDaytonbranchdoesagoodjobMikepartsmanagerPattyDavidsonandRickThompsonthemechanicweusu-allyworkwithRocksaid.MikeandPattywilltellusstraightupiftheydonthaveapart.Theytellyoustraightupwhattheycandoforyou.Theyarehonestandthathelpsusmaketherightbusinessdecisions.EagleBridgebuysKomatsuexcavatorsexclusively.ColumbusEquipmentdoesagreatjobofservicingusRocksaid.TheKomatsuexcavatorshavebeenveryefficientforuswithnomajorenginerepairsandnohydraulicreplacements.Wemaintainthemandhaveverylittledowntimeonthem.InallthecompanyownsaboutadozenKomatsuexcavatorsprimarilyinthe200class.WhenwestartedbuyingthemtheywerealittlequickerthantheCats.Wevestayedwiththemforeaseofpartsandbecauseourpeoplearefamiliarwiththemachines.ForreliabilitywestickwithKomatsuexcavators.Ifitaint6GoodpeopleatEagleBridgemakegoodthingshappenonthecompanysjobsites.Efficientdependablehighly-productiveequipmentaKomatsuPC308USLCexcavatorandD51EXcrawlerdozerpicturedenablestheprocessseenhereonanEastLockingtonRd.reconstructionprojectjustsouthofSidneyOH.Generallywelikedifficultysuchasjobsrequiringadifferenttypeofdemolitionorconstructionmethod.Wetendtodobetterontougherwork.RockFrantzPresidentEagleBridgeCo.Cranesareintegraltoanybridge-buildingoperationandtheFrantzeshavefoundtheygetthebestsupportfromColumbusEquipmentandLink-Belt. 7brokedontchangeit.AdditionallyEagleBridgehasthreeKomatsudozersaD39aD41andaD51.Thesetoohavebeentrouble-freemachines.Asabridgebuilderwedontputbighoursonourdozerstheyaremostlysupportequipmenttoturndirt.TheKomatsudozershavedoneagreatjobsupportingourbridgeoperationsRocksaid.Cranesontheotherhandareintegraltoanybridge-buildingoperationandtheFrantzeshavefoundtheygetthebestsupportfromColumbusEquipmentandLink-Belt.Becausecranescanremaininservicefordecadespartssupportisaconcernwithanoldermodel.EagleBridgeownsaLink-Belt118crawlercranethatwasmanufacturedin1980andLink-BeltstillmakespartsforitTomnoted.Weownanotheroldcranefromadifferentmanufacturerthatyoucantbuypartsforsoweareleaningtowardthebrandthatsupportstheirprod-uctandthatsLink-Belt.ThefactoryisinKentuckyandColumbusEquipmentcancallandgetapartanytimeweneedit.Cranesdontgethoursliketrackhoessoyougetsomeageonthesemachines.Theyareauniquepieceofequipment.Anyonewhohasacranetreatsitwithkidgloveshecommented.Link-Beltsareverydependablemachines.The118isfrom1980anditstilldoesanicejobheadded.EagleBridgealsoownsa10-year-oldLink-Belt13880-toncrawlercrane.Wearereallyhappywithit.Itfunctionswellitsallhydraulicitmoveswellandittravelswellonthejob.ThenewerhydraulicmachinesfromLink-Beltarejustgreatmachines.TheFrantzbrothersbothUniversityofDaytonengineeringgradshopetokeepEagleBridgeCo.onagrowthtrajectory.OurgoalistocontinuegrowingtakecareofourpeopleandmakealivingoutofitRocksaid.Goingforwardthecompanyhasbroughtonseveralyoungengineerstoexpandouroperationsandcontinuethecompanysgrowth.Itseemsthebridge-buildinggenegotpasseddowntoanothergenerationtoo.Rockssonandson-in-lawarebothengineerswiththecompanysotheFrantzfamilywillcontinuebuildinginOhioforyearstocome.LeftWA250OperatorJerrodWrightandcrewworkona25AReconstructionprojectinPiquaOhio.CenterAlongwithHelenandJohnFrantzRichardFrantzcenterpicturedwithsonsTomleftandRockisamemberoftheOhioContractorsAssociationHallofFame.RightEagleBridgeHeadEstimatorSeanWadeleftandEngineerBradyBates.TheKomatsuexcavatorshavebeenveryefficientforuswithnomajorenginerepairsandnohydraulicreplacements.RockFrantzPresidentEagleBridgeCo. 9PRODUCTNEWSConExpo2014SHOWCASESMAJORKOMATSUTIER4BUILDOUTCConExpo2014wasasignificanteventforKomatsuwhichunveiledTier4versionsofninepiecesofequipment.IneverycasetheTier4machinesprovidebetterperformanceandproductivitywhileusinglessfuelthanpreviousmodels.ColumbusConnectionwillprovideanoverviewofeachofthesenewmachinesovertheupcomingissues.PC228USLC-10HydraulicExcavatorThenewDash-10versionofthetight-tailswingPC228excavatorisspecificallydesignedtoworkinconfinedareassuchasroadbridgeandurbanapplications.Theroundedcabdesignedallowsthecabtorotatewithinthesameswingradiusasthecounterweightand2865poundsofadditionalcounterweightincreasesthemachinesliftcapacityoverthefrontandside.TheTier4Interimengineincreaseshorsepowerby6.7percentoverpreviousmodelswhileloweringfuelconsumptionbyabout4percent.Theengineprovides158nethpthankstoanadvancedelectroniccontrolsystemthatmanagesairflowratefuelinjectioncom-bustionparametersandaftertreatmentfunctions.Thehydraulicsystemhasalsobeenimprovedtoincreaseefficiencyanddecreasehydrauliclossincreasingcyclespeedandproductivityatthejobsite.Komatsudesignedtheexcavatorforeasyserviceandalongreliablelife.Groundlevelaccesstokeyservicepointsmakesroutinemaintenancequickandeasyandlongreplacementintervalsforoilsandfiltersreducetimeandcostspentonmaintenance.AdditionallyKomatsuusesDT-typeelectroniccon-nectorstosealagainstdirtandmoisture.HydrauliccylindersareprotectedbymetalguardringsandO-ringsealsratherthanconventionaltapersealshelppreventleaksonhydraulichoses.D155AX-8CrawlerDozerThe354-hpD155isequippedwithanautomaticgearshifttransmissionandlock-uptorqueconverterthatcutsfuelconsumptionwhileimprovingpow-ertrainefficiency.Thelock-uptorqueconverterauto-maticallytransfersenginepowerdirectlytothetrans-TheTier4Interimengineincreaseshorsepowerby6.7percentoverpreviousmodelswhileloweringfuelconsumption Canton330453-4521Zanesville740455-4036Painesville440352-0452Piketon740289-3757Columbus614443-6541Richfield330659-6681Toledo419872-7101Cadiz740942-8871Cincinnati513771-3922Dayton937879-3154Validuntil093014SpecialOfferdiscountwillalsoapplytoanyotherpartsrepairedorreplacedonthesameworkorder.CertainprogramrulesapplycontactColumbusEquipmentCompanyfordetails.CallColumbusEquipmentCompanytoScheduleYourMachineANDgetaFreeMachineInspectionCountonColumbusEquipmentCompanytorepairyourpowertrainandkeepyourequipmentonthejob.Takeadvantageofthisspecialofferandenjoytheseadvantageswww.columbusequipment.comSPECIALOFFERINCENTIVESOhiosDependableDealer 11missioncuttingfuelconsumptionbyupto10percentwhilemaintainingmachinepower.ForbetterproductivityKomatsuequippedthedozerwithaSigmadozerbladethatincreasesproductivityupto15percentoveraconventionalsemi-ublade.Thedesignofthebladewhichhasa12.3-yardcapacityincreasessoil-holdingcapacityandreducesdiggingresistancesooperatorscandozelargeramountsofsoilwithlesspower.Theoperatorscabisdesignedtoprovideacomfort-ableworkingenvironmentwithergonomiccontrolsthatreducefatigue.Theoperatorcanchangetransmissiongearswiththepushofathumbbuttonandtheripperincorporatesanewauto-returnfunctiontoincreaseoperatorefficiencywhenripping.PC88MR-10HydraulicExcavatorThePC88MR-10tight-tail-swingexcavatorhasnewfeaturesthatimprovefueleconomyefficiencyandserviceability.Bridgingthegapbetweencompactandconstruction-sizedexcavatorsthePC88isanexcellentoptionforcontractorsworkinginavarietyofconstruc-tionutilityandlandscapingapplicationsincludingworkinconfinedspaces.Withadiggingdepthof152andareachof235themachineoffersstabilityandahighliftingcapacity.Thisversatilemachineisdesignedtobeusedwithavarietyofattachments.Thestandardhydraulicsystemflow33gpmcanbechangedeasilyfromsingledirectiontobi-directionalflowasneededforattachmentproductivity.Abucketthumb-mountingbracketandauxiliarypipingforattachmentsarebothstandardequipment.Anewenhancedattachmentcontrolallowsoperatorstostoreupto10attachmentsinthemonitorpanelandtwo-wayattachmentscanbeoperatedinEconomyMode.OperatorscanalsochoosetheirpreferredcontrolpatternbackhoeorISOstyle.TheTier4engineonthePC88provides4percentbetterfuelefficiencyandusesapassiveregenerationsystemthatdoesnotrequireadieselparticulatefilterorAdBlueDEFinjection.Komatsuhasimprovedaccessformaintenancetaskswithalargeropeningontheenginehoodandalargerservicedoorfordailychecks.Radiatorandoilcoolermodulesaresidebysidetospeeddailychecksandbothhaveimprovedcoolingcapacity.PRODUCTNEWSWithadiggingdepthof152andareachof235themachineoffersstabilityandahighliftingcapacity.Komatsuunderstandstheimportanceofpushingtheproduct-developmentenvelopeandkeepingyouaheadofthecompetition.CallyourColumbusEquipmentCompanyrepresentativetodayformoreinformationontheseTier4machines. PRODUCTNEWS12NewKomatsuWA500-7YardLoaderREVOLUTIONIZESMATERIAL-HKKomatsusnewWA500-7YardLoaderArrangementbringsgreaterproductivityandfuelsavingstoappli-cationsinvolvinglooseorre-handledmaterials.Thearrangementpairsabeefed-upWA500-7withspecialtybucketsdesignedspecificallyforthisapplicationbyACSIndustries.Withthisconfigurationyoucanloadanon-highwaytruckwithjusttwopassesinmostcasessaidBillDonohuenationalsalesmanagerforACSwhichisbasedinKentOhio.Inplaceofthestandard7.3-cubic-yardbucketthisarrangementutilizesa9.8-yardbucket.A9.1-yardoptionisalsoavailable.Thebucketisaflat-bottomdesignthathasafill-rateof105to115percent.Italsorequireslessforcetopenetrateapilethanastandardbucket.Themachinecanhandle13tonsperbucketloadDonohuesaidsobasicallyitdoestheworkofthenextclasshighermachinesuchastheWA600butAcompanyusingtheWA500YardLoaderinplaceofalargermachinefor2000hoursayearwithafuelcostof4pergallonwillsave56000.Plusthepurchasepriceissignificantlylessthanalargermachine.BillDonohueNationalSalesManagerACSIndustries 13burnshalfthefuelofthathigher-classmachine.ThefuelburnontheWA500is5to6gallonsperhourcomparedto12to14gallonsperhourontheWA600.AcompanyusingtheWA500YardLoaderinplaceofalargermachinefor2000hoursayearwithafuelcostof4pergallonwillsave56000Donohueestimated.Plusthepurchasepriceissignifi-cantlylessthanalargermachine.AnotheradvantageistheWA500sdumpclearanceof124inches7incheshigherthantheCAT980Kyardloader.Theoperatorsitshigherinthecabsohecanseeoverthetruckssidewallandintothebedforproperloadplacement.VisibilityfrominsidethecabwhenloadingatruckissignificantlybetterthanintheCAT980KDonohueadded.TheYardLoaderArrangementisdesignedforappli-cationssuchassandandgraveloperations.KomatsuapproachedACSaboutdesigningthebucketforthisapplicationinearly2013.TheOhiocompanysuppliesseveralkindsofbucketstoKomatsu.Wewentoutandstudiedthemarketverycloselyandworkedwithourengineeringgrouptodesignalightweighthigh-strengthbucketDonohuesaid.Wewantedtomakethebucketlightweightandusetheweightsavingsinmaterialcapacity.Komatsuaddedalarger-diameterbucketcylindertotheWA500YardLoaderforincreasedbucketforcesandaddi-tionalcounterweightforbetterstabilityandtippingloads.Thewheelloaders29-inchrimsandlow-profiletiresalsoincreasestability.TheACStwo-passbucketsareanexcitingdevelop-mentinthematerial-handlingspaceandareexclusivetotheKomatsuWA500-7YardLoaderArrangement.IfyourelookingtoincreaseproductivitywhiledecreasingcostscontactyourColumbusEquipmentCompanysalesreptoday.rrangementNDLINGPROCESSANDCOSTVisibilityfrominsidethecabwhenloadingatruckissignificantlybetterthanintheCAT980K. CENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONColumbusEquipmentCompanyIntroADDSWORLD-CLASSEQUIPM14ColumbusEquipmentCompanysEnvironmentalDivisionnowoffersthecompletelineofheavy-dutyimpactcrushersportablecrushingsystemsscreeningplantsandconveyorsmanufacturedbyEagleCrusherCompany.EaglebasedinGalionOhioisathird-generationprivately-ownedcompanythathasbeeninthecrushingbusinessformorethanacentury.Thecompanysproductsaredesignedforhigh-volumeproductioninindustriesincludingaggregatesandrecycling.EaglehasagoodcustomerbasehereinourhomestateofOhio.Loyaltytothebrandisaresultofthehigh-qualityconstructionthatgoesintoeveryEaglemachinesaidTimSmithEnvironmentalDivisionsalesmanager.WeareexcitedtopartnerwithEaglegiventheproductsupportexpertiseColumbusEquipmentCompanyisabletobringtocustomersinthefield.Eagleslineofcrusherproductsrangesfromthethree-stageUltraMax1600crushingplantwitha61000-lbimpactordowntothe8-tonUltraMax04horizontalshaftimpactor.Allfeatureasolid-steelrotorbackedbythecompanysimpressivelifetimeguarantee.OurrotorsaretheheaviestintheindustrysaidJohnPowellregionalsalesmanagerforEagleCrusher.Nooneelseoffersalifetimewarrantyonarotor.AguaranteelikethatshowstheconfidenceEaglehasintheproductsitbuildsSmithadded.EaglecrushersleadtheindustryinproductionanEaglecrushercanbeatanycomparable-sizedmachineonvolumeofmaterialcrushedwithreductionratiosof24-to-1Powellsaid.Themachinesarehand-madeinOhioandthecraftsmanshipisbeautiful.AddingEagleCrushertoourlineupallowsColumbusEquipmentCompanytoprovidehigh-Ourrotorsaretheheaviestintheindustry.Nooneelseoffersalifetimewarrantyonarotor.JohnPowellRegionalSalesManagerEagleCrusher ucesEagleCrusherCompanyNTTOPORTFOLIO1715productionroad-portablemachinestothoseoperationsthatneedsomethingbiggerthanthetrackportablecrushersweofferSmithcommented.Eagleisanexcellentcomplementtoourcurrentproductlineofferingdifferentfeaturesandcapabilitiesandallowingustomeettheneedsofawiderrangeofcontractors.WiththelargenumberofactiveroadprojectsinOhioSmithanticipatessignificantinterestinthenewbrand.ColumbusEquipmentCompanybringsitsstatewidenetworkof10branchesandterritory-leadingcustomersupporttothepartnershipwithEagle.ExistingEagleCrusherownerswillbenefitfromthebetterpartsavail-abilityColumbusEquipmentcanofferandthesupportofourskilledtechniciansSmithsaid.HavingastatewidefootprinttosupportourcustomersinOhioisahugeplusPowellconcurred.ColumbusEquipmenthasorderedalargeamountofpartsforspecificcrushersbasedonthepopulationofcrushersaroundthestatethattheywillstockintheirstores.Thatwaycustomerscangetpartsimmediatelytheywonthavetowaituntilthenextdaywhilesomethingisonorder.Someoftheservicetechsalreadyhaveexpe-rienceworkingwithEagleequipmenttoosoithasbeenaverysmoothtransitionforourexistingcustomers.EagleCrusherpridesitselfonafter-salessupportPowelladded.Partsandtechnicalsupportisavailable247andtheproductcomeswithaone-yearwarrantyalongwiththelifetimeguaranteeontherotor.EagleCrusherhasalonghistoryintheindustryasitpioneeredtheconstructionofthestructuralsteel-framejawcrusherintheearly1900sandproduceditsfirstportablehardrockcrusherin1928.ThecompanysuppliedallthecrusherstheU.S.governmentusedinVietnaminthe1960s.Inthe1970sthecompanyacquiredtheAustinWesterncrusherproductlineandtheDiamondIronWorks.Astherecyclingindustrywasemergingbackinthe1980sEaglespresidentandCEOSusanneCobeypioneeredthedevelopmentofhigh-volumeportablecrushingequipment.Thecompanywasthefirsttodem-onstratethebenefitsofthehorizontalshaftimpactorforrecycledconcrete.EagleCrusherhasagreatpedigreeandagreatfutureinOhiowithColumbusEquipmentCompany.CallyourEnvironmentalDivisionrepresentativeorTimSmithat330350-6860todayformoreinformationonEagleCrusherproducts.HavingastatewidefootprinttosupportourcustomersinOhioisahugeplus.JohnPowellRegionalSalesManagerEagleCrusher 16PRODUCTSUPPORTDDeanHatemproductsupportrepresentativefortheEnvironmentalDivisionwasnamedTechnicianoftheYearbyKomptechUSA.Themanufacturergivestheawardtotheserviceexpertwhohasmadeanexem-plaryefforttolearnaboutKomptechproductsandtosupportKomptechcustomers.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyhasreallyhelpedusgrowourmarketandDeanhasbeeninvolvedfromthestartnotedBrandonLapsyssalesandoperationsman-agerforKomptechUSA.Hewasinourfirsttrainingclassin2008andheisalwayswillingtogotheextramile.ItsimportanttohaveguyslikeDeanwhoreallyunderstandourfulllineofequipmentandcanserveasaresourceforothers.Hehasevenhelpedpeopleinotherpartsofthecountryoverthephone.WeknowDeanhasalotonhisplate.KomptechisnottheonlyproducttheEnvironmentalDivisionsellsandthefactthathecangettothatlevelofexpertisewithseveralproductlinessaysalotLapsysadded.TheKomptechawardincludedatwo-weekserviceexpertstrainingprogramthatallowedDeantospendtwodaysineachofKomptechsfourfactoriesinGermanyandAustria.Topicscoveredincludedanin-depthlookatelectronicsandfault-findinginbotholdandnewKomptechequipmentplustrainingonthenext-generationTopturnXandtheCrambodirectwithTier4Finalengine.DeanandotherserviceexpertsfromtheU.S.AustraliaandtheU.K.metwithKomptechtechnicalengineersanddesignerstoshareinsightsonhowtoimprovecurrentandfutureproducts.KomptechreallylistenstopeoplelikeDeanwhohavebeeninthefieldandseenissueswithamachine.OurengineersaregoodattakingthefeedbackandimplementingchangesintheproductLapsyssaid.WeareextremelyproudthatDeanearnedthishonorasKomptechsserviceexpertoftheyear.HehasworkedveryhardatbeingknowledgeableonalltheEnvironmentalDivisionproductswerepresent.DeanexemplifiesthevaluesandskillsneededtoprovidesuperiorproductsupporttoeveryColumbusEquipmentCompanycustomersaidBobWebervicepresidentofproductsupportforColumbusEquipmentCompany.Iwishmoremanufacturershadprogramstorecognizethoseintheindustrywhokeepthemachinesworking.LikeColumbusEquipmentCompanyKomptechplacesapremiumonproductsupport.TheTechnicianoftheYearAwardandServiceExpertsTrainingProgramstrengthenourrelationshipwiththepeoplewhosup-portourproduct.OurdealersareKomptechssalesandservicepartnersLapsyssaid.KomptechUSARecognizesPRODUCTSUPPORTEXCELLENCEDeanexemplifiesthevaluesandskillsneededtoprovidesuperiorproductsupporttoeveryColumbusEquipmentCompanycustomer.BobWeberVPofProductSupportColumbusEquipmentCompany 17TECHNICIANTIPTheBenefitsofaHYDRAULICINSPECTIONAAhydraulictune-upcanbethesolutionwhenanexcavatorseemstohaveslowercycletimesorlessdiggingpowerthanitusedtohaveaccordingtoJacobHurleyafieldtechnicianwiththeColumbusbranch.OvertimehydraulicsystemsmayweakenduetowearofhydrauliccomponentssuchasreliefvalvespumpsmotorsandcylindersHurleysaid.Thereisnosethourmilestonethatindicatesatune-upisnecessary.By10000hoursweseeequipmentthathasweakcom-ponents.Ifyoukeepthehydraulicoilcleanandsticktothemaintenancescheduleyoumightget10000hoursoutofitbutitdoesnthurttoperformacheckbeforethentoensurethemachineisoperatingatoptimumperformance.Ahydraulictune-uptakeslessthanhalfadayandcanbescheduledatthecustomersconvenience.Duringthetune-upthetechnicianwillCheckpilotpressuretoensurecontrolsystemsarecorrect.Checkmainpressuretoensurehydraulicpumpsareatfullstrength.Checkenginepull-downtoensureenginepowerandhydraulicsystemoutputmatch.Measureworkcycletimesagainstspec.Duringthetune-upthetechniciancandetectpotentialproblemssuchasahydraulicpumpthatsclosetofailureandchangeitoutbeforeitfailsanddamagesothermachinecomponents.HoweverreliefvalvesarethemostcommoncomponentthatmayweakenorwearcausingsystempressurelossandreliefvalvesaresimpletoreplaceHurleynoted.Thetunedexcavatorwillfeelstrongermovemorematerialandcyclefaster.Sometimestheeffectcanbedramatic.Ihadacustomerthatcomplainedoneexca-vatorwasnotasquickorasstrongastheothermachinetheywererunning.WhenIgotthetune-updonetheyhadmecomebackandworkonthemachinetheythoughtwasrunninggoodbecauseitwasntperformingaswellasthetunedexcavatorHurleysaid.Thetunedexcavatorwillfeelstrongermovemorematerialandcyclefaster.Sometimestheeffectcanbedramatic.JacobHurleycompletedColumbusEquipmentCompanysTechnicianInternshipProgramin2012.HegrewupworkingonhisfathersKomatsuequipmentandearnedanassociatedegreeindieselandagriculturalmechanicsfromtheUniversityofNorthwesternOhio.Heenjoyshuntingandfishing.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyFieldTechnicianJacobHurleyisarecentgraduateofthecompanysTechnicianInternshipProgram. BRANCHNEWSMoveToNewCorporateHeadquartersCOLUMBUSBRANCHREMAINS18Anexistingshopbuildingwillbeconvertedtoadedi-catedtrainingcenterwheretechnicianswillreceivehands-ontrainingandintoashopareaforpreparingandmaintainingthecompanysusedequipment.TheColumbusbranchofficeincludingsalesserviceandpartsremainsattheKingstonAvenuelocationwhereColumbusEquipmentwasfounded62yearsago.ThecompanyplanstobuildanewbranchfacilityatthePerformanceWaylocationinthefuture.ColumbusEquipmentwasnamedaDynapacTop5Dealerfor2013.TheawardisbasedonsalesvolumeandreflectsthecontinuedfaithplacedbyOhiospavingcontractorsinthecompanysPavingDivisionwhichwasfoundedin1953.CompanyofficialsreceivedtheawardatConExposeepicturepage21.Onarelatednotethe2014OhioAsphaltExposhowwasverywellattendedandparticipantsreflectedexcitementintheasphaltindustrybasedonthenumberofprojectsinthepipeline.ColumbusEquipmentdisplayedDynapacandCarlsonproductsincludinganinsidedisplaywithaCarlsonLEDBladeLightthatlituptheentirehallway.FinallythankstoallcustomerswhoattendedoneoftheKubotaOpenHousesinMayinColumbusToledoandDayton.TheKubotafactoryrepsandoursalesandser-vicerepsansweredlotsofquestionsandhelpedcustomersfindtherightpieceofequipmentfortheirapplications.ColumbusGeneWyerhasjoinedtheColumbusbranchasservicemanager.Hehasnearly20yearsexperienceintheindustryasatechnicianandshopmanager.GenelivesinZanesvillewithhiswifeandtwoteenagesons.Theyenjoycampingandoff-roading.AlsointheColumbusbranchJeremyRobinsonhasbeenaddedasanewfielddispatcher.Jeremyhasworkedinthepartsdepartmentforseveralyears.CColumbusEquipmentCompanyscorporateofficeshavemovedto2323PerformanceWayColumbus.Thenewcorporatecampusona23-acresitethatwasformerlyownedbyacustomerprovidesthecompanywithroomforfutureexpansionandgrowth. ToledoTheToledobranchhostedColumbusEquipmentNightatAtticaRacewayParkonMay9.Despiterainyweathertherewasverygoodattendanceatthecustomerappre-ciationcookoutheldpriortotherace.WereallyenjoythisannualeventthatallowsustoshowourappreciationtocustomersinNorthwestOhiosaidDavidSarreybranchmanager.CadizandZanesvilleWiththedevelopmentoftheUticaShaleandbusinessgenerallyineasternOhiotheCadizandZanesvillebrancheshaveseensignificantgrowth.Inanefforttoaccommodatethisgrowtheachbranchhasaddedperson-nelandresourcestomaintainthehighlevelofsupportourcustomershavecometoexpect.JamieMcAfeejoinstheCadizServiceDepartmentasthemain-tenancecoordinatorscheduler.JamiebringswithhimseveralyearsofexperiencefromthelogisticsdepartmentatWalmart.ThisincludesdealingwithafleetofequipmentandmachineryhefeelswellpreparedtoservetheneedsofCadizcustomers.MarriedwithtwochildrenJamieislocaltotheareaandenjoysbaseballandapplepieJamesBoCunninghamIIIbecameafieldlubetechnicianwiththecompanyearlierthisyear.Hehasseveralyearsofexperienceintheminingindustryaswellasinallfacetsofmachineryservicemaintenanceandparts.Boenjoystimewithhiswifeandthreechildren.Heisalsoanoutdoorsmanandparticipatesin4-Hevents.ThebranchsmostrecentacquisitionisFieldLubeTechnicianAdamWilson.Adamhasexcellentexperienceintheminingindustrywherehespentseveralyearsoverseeingthemaintenanceofequipmentbeforebeingpromotedintoamanagementposition.Thetransitionbacktoservicingin-the-fieldequipmenthasgonesmoothly.InhissparetimeAdamandhiswifeareactivein4-Hwiththeirtwoboysandhecoachesbaseball.Lt.KenBakerjoinstheCadizstaffasservicetechniciansteamerfromtheUnitedStatesAirForcewhereheservedwithinanairtransportdivision.AfterfourtoursofdutyinIraqandQatarwithhishonorabledischargeinhandKenCompleteTFOUNDINGSITEFORNOW19 Zanesville740455-4036Painesville440352-0452Piketon740289-3757Columbus614443-6541Toledo419872-7101Cincinnati513771-3922Richfield330659-6681Cadiz740942-8871Dayton937879-3154Canton330453-4521www.columbusequipment.comServingYouFromTenStatewideLocationsIntroducingtheworldsfirstcompactexcavatorin1970andthefirstcompacttrackloaderinthemid-1980sTakeuchihasplayedaroleintransformingtheNorthAmericanconstructionequipmentmarket.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyproudlypartnerswithTakeuchialeadingproviderofcompactmachinerytomeetyourfullrangeofequipmentneeds.Productselectionvariesbybranchlocation.Pleasecontactyourlocalrepresentativefordetails. returnedtoCadizandhistwochildren.WedliketothankKenallColumbusEquipmentCompanyveteransandveteranseverywherefortheirservicetoourcountry.KenBonesSkinnerhasreturnedwithapositioninthePartsDepartmentShippingReceivingafterapreviousstintwiththecompany.Kenspreviousexperienceincludestimewithalocalcoalcompanywherebyhedidanythingandeverythingthatwasneeded.InhisnewpositionKenwillshipdelivertakeinventoryofandtransportparts.KenhastwograndchildrenandlovesspendingtimeontheopenroadonhisHarley.ShaneDorseyspentthelastsevenyearsworkingintheColumbusbranchsPartsDepartment.HewasrecentlytransferredtothecompanysZanesvillebranchandwillfilltheroleofCSRinthePartsDepartment.BeingfromCrooksvillethetransferwillallowShanetospendmoretimewithhiswifeandsons.ClaudiaQualtirejoinedtheCadizteamasareceptionistservicewriter.ClaudiawhorecentlyrelocatedfromArizonatojointheteamalsoprovidessalesandmarketingsupport.Iliketostaybusy.WiththecurrentgrowthatthebranchandtheinfluxofnewcustomersIcandojustthatsaidClaudiawhohasonedaughterinCalifornia.CincinnatiJeffLoudenhasjoinedtheCincinnatibranchasservicemanager.Hehasmorethan40yearsexperienceintheheavyequipmentindustryincludingabackgroundasaservicemanagerandfieldtechnician.Jeffismarriedandthefatherofthree.Inhissparetimeheenjoyshuntingandfishing.HereplacesRandyCalhounwhohasacceptedthepositionasproductsupportrepformajoraccountsintheCincinnatiarea.CantonTheCantonbranchhasrelocatedto1900ClevelandAvenueSWCanton.Thetemporarylocationincludesafullyfunctioningshopandpartsdepartment.Customerswillexperiencenointerruptionofserviceandthephoneandfaxnumbersremainthesame.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyisactivelylookingtopurchasepropertyinCantonwhereitplanstobuildandopenanewbranchwithinthenext16to18months.KenTignorhasjoinedthepartsdepartmentinCanton.HeisastudentatKentStateandexpectstograduatewithadegreeinelectricalandmechanicalengineeringnextyear.21BRANCHNEWSTheColumbusEquipmentCompanymanagementteamwasproudtoreceiveDynapacsTop5Dealerfor2013AwardearlierthisyearatConExpo2014. 22YEARMAKEMODELSTOCKDESCRIPTIONHOURSPRICEDOZERS2010KomatsuD31EX-22U25071EnclosedCabHeatACHystPCCSSteeringControl16TracksKomtraxGoodbottom4284575002010KomatsuD51EX-22U26838EnclosedCabwHeatACDefrost6-WayBlade25241225002007KomatsuD61EX-15U26185CabACHeatPATBladeCarcoWinchSweepsScreensWorkingLightsGoodBottom29251250002004KomatsuD65EX-15U25410CabACHeatSUBladeScreens75UC24PadsDrawbarGoodSamples815085000EXCAVATORS2005KubotaKX161-3SS25589TCabACHeatRubberTracksAuxHydraulicsAngleBladeWRCouplerOneBucket4440330002009KomatsuPC55MR-3U27306CabACHeatBladeManualCouplerManualThumbBlade3Bkts1224362122495002009KomatsuPC55MR-3K7761TCabACHeatBladeManualCouplerThumbBracketOnlyBlade18Bucket4636420002005KomatsuPC78MR-6K7930TCabACHeat18Roadliners7.5StickAuxHydsBladeNoBucket4714375002005KomatsuPC78MR-6U27879CabACHeat18Roadliners7.5StickAuxHydsBladeManualCoupler24WBBucket5176425002008KomatsuPC78MR-6K8394TCabACHeat18Roadliners7.5StickAuxHydsNoBucket3163575002009KomatsuPC78MR-6U26489CabACHeat18RoadlinersAuxHydsManualThumbManualCoupler36Bucket2063735002011KomatsuPC160LC-8StockU27072CabACHeatStdStickKomtrax28TGPMillerPinGrabberHyd42BKT1602Hrs.1150002006KomatsuPC200LC-8StockU24896CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGP42Bucket5585Hrs.109500USEDEQMONTHLYUpto6-MonthPowerTrainWarrantyStand2006KomatsuPC138USLC-2StockU26971CabACHeat9.10Stick24TGPDozerBladeJRBHydCoupler4425Hrs.90000NeedUsedorRentalEquipmentintheShaleTerritoriesWhetheryourbusinessinvolvesright-of-wayclearancepipelayingpadinstallationorrigerectionthescheduleisunforgiving.Industry-leadingequipmentwiththebestproductsupportinthebusinessisourcommitmenttoyou. 2011KomatsuPC200LC-8StockU26797CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGPThumbSpecAuxHydsJRBHydCouplerNEW48Bucket1667Hrs.1575002009KomatsuWA250-6StockU25978CabACHeat3.0CydJRBBucketPinOn20.5x25Rubber2353Hrs.119000YEARMAKEMODELSTOCKDESCRIPTIONHOURSPRICEEXCAVATORS2008KomatsuPC138USLC-8U23452CabACHeat15Boom9.10Stick24TGPHydCoupler2912920002012KomatsuPC138USLC-8RU24970CabACHeat15Boom9.10Stick28TGPHydCouplerOneWayHyds13861200002008KomatsuPC200LC-8RU23482CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGPJRBCoupler23551400002009KomatsuPC200LC-8U23400TCabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGPJRBCouplerRearCamera37781225002011KomatsuPC200LC-8U27073CabACHeat31.5TGPHydCplrThumbSpec48BKT17201590002005KomatsuPC220LF-7RU20564CabACHeat31.5TGP55PeircePacificLongStick36361200002012KomatsuPC290LF-10RU25089CabACHeat32TGPYoung60LongFrontAdditionalCtwgtKit60WBBucket5422850002011KomatsuPC350LC-8U26220CabACHeat10.1StickNewJRBHydCouplerAutoLube54Hensley45171890002000KomatsuPC400LC-6RK7407T1CabACHeat11StickJRBCouplerAuxHydsThumbMount66BucketREDUCED16200520002006KomatsuPC400LC-7K7648TCabACHeat11StickCtwgtRemoval35.5TGP6151165000WHEELLOADERS2011KomatsuWA250-6U27140CabACHeat3.0CydJRBBucketPinOn20.5x25NEWRubber35191170002012KomatsuWA380-7RU25018CabACHeat3SpoolHydswLinesJRBCouplerRideContGPBucket1559195000ROLLERS2005IngersollRandSD77-FBR1657866PadfootwBlade93248000ATUTILITYTRUCKS2000KomatsuCD60R-1ERU24723CabHeatAC2.6CYDBed2-SpeedHydrostaticTransmission24RubberTracks3132950002000KomatsuCD60R-1ERU24724CabHeatAC2.6CYDBed2-SpeedHydrostaticTransmission24RubberTracks407390000MISCTRADEINEQUIPMENT2008BobcatMT52U25393Callformoredetails.289167501999Caterpillar953CRK7294TCallformoredetails.6452100023UIPMENTSPECIALSardonALLReMarketingCertifiedMachines2004KomatsuPC308USLC-3StockU26860CabACHeatAuxHydraulicsNEWJRBHydCplr48BktAutoLubeServiced-Painted4568Hrs.175500LookingToBuyOrSellAnyBrandOfMachineCallJonSt.Julianat614332-3258orSkipYoungat614395-1354.UPTO6-MONTHPOWERTRAINWARRANTYSTANDARDONALLREMARKETINGCERTIFIEDMACHINESForACompleteListOfUsedEquipmentPleaseVisitwww.columbusequipment.com 2014MediaworksMarketingInc.PresortStdUSPostagePAIDMediaworksMarketingInc.43214OhiosDependableDealerStatewideCoverageFromTheFollowingLocationswww.columbusequipment.comASubsidiaryofAstecIndustriesInc.2323PerformanceWayColumbusOH43207OhiosDependableDealerTOLEDORICHFIELDCANTONCADIzPIKETONDAYTONCINCINNATICOLUMBUSzANESVILLEPAINESVILLECOLUMBUS614443-6541TOLEDO419872-7101CINCINNATI513771-3922RICHFIELD330659-6681CADIz740942-8871DAYTON937879-3154CANTON330453-4521zANESVILLE740455-4036PAINESVILLE440352-0452PIKETON740289-3757