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Winter201314CBCPipelineATTHEHEARTANDARTERIESOFOHIOSENERGYINFRASTRUCTURECBCPipelineATTHEHEARTANDARTERIESOFOHIOSENERGYINFRASTRUCTURE AMESSAGEFROMTHEPRESIDENTTheProductsandThePeopleToServeYouJoshStivisonCADIZ290OldSteubenvillePikeCadizOH43907740942-8871DAYTON7570NewCarlislePikeDaytonOH45424937879-3154CANTON1900ClevelandAvenueSWCantonOH44707330453-4521DearValuedCustomerTheUticaShaleareapresentsgrowingopportunitiesforourcustomersincludingCBCPipelinewhichusesKomatsuexcavatorsanddozerstolayoilandgaspipelineintheregion.YoucanreadaboutCBCsworkintheUticaShaleaswellassomeofthespecializedtoolstheVacuworxLiftingSysteminthisissue.AnotherofourcustomersOhioMulchwasthestarattractiononarecenttourofColumbus-arearecyclingoperationsorganizedbythetrademagazineBioCycle.OhioMulchusesEnvironmentalDivisionequipmenttocreatehigh-qualitycompostthatincorporatesfoodwaste.KeepingfoodwasteandotherrecyclablesoutoflandfillsissuchapriorityfortheOhioEPAthatitincentivizesthepurchaseofnecessaryequipmentwithattractivegrants.AlsointhisissuewelookattheadvancesKomatsuhasmadeinintelligentMachineControl.Komatsuhasreleaseditsfirstdozerwithintegratedmachinecontrolastepabovetheadd-onsystemslimitedtofine-gradingapplications.TheD61i-23performstrueautomateddozingfromroughcutstofinishgradingallowingthecontractortosignificantlyincreaseproductivity.IjoinallColumbusEquipmentemployeesinhopingyouhadajoyousholidayandinwishingyouahealthyprosperousandproductive2014.Ifthereisanythingwecandotohelpmakeitsopleasedonthesitatetocall.SincerelyJoshStivisonPresident2ZANESVILLE818LeeStreetZanesvilleOH43701740455-4036PAINESVILLE864RichmondRoadPainesvilleOH44077440352-0452PIKETON3668U.S.Route23SouthPiketonOH45661740289-3757COLUMBUS50E.KingstonAvenueColumbusOH43207614443-6541TOLEDO12500WilliamsRoadPerrysburgOH43551419872-7101CINCINNATI712ShepherdAvenueCincinnatiOH45215513771-3922RICHFIELD3942BrecksvilleRoadRichfieldOH44286330659-6681 INTHISISSUE3CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTCBCPIPELINEAtTheHeartAndArteriesOfOhiosEnergyInfrastructure.....................4PRODUCTSPOTLIGHTVACUWORXLIFTINGSYSTEMCutting-EdgeVacuum-LiftingTechnologyForThePipelineIndustry................9PRODUCTSPOTLIGHTTHENEWD61EXiPXi-23CRAWLERDOZERSKomatsusNext-GenerationintelligentMachineControlDozers..................10ENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONBIOCYCLECONFERENCETOURKomptechEquipmentConvertsFoodWasteAndBelievers...................12INMEMORIAMBILLDIXONNeverAnEngineHeCouldntFixNorAStrangerHeWouldntHug.............16BRANCHNEWSAHAPPYANDPROSPEROUSNEWYEARTOALLFromAllTenColumbusEquipmentCompanyLocations......................17USEDEQUIPMENTSPECIALSLate-ModelUsedEquipment...........................................19COLUMBUSEQUIPMENTCOMPANYPERSONNELCOLUMBUSCORPORATEOFFICERICHARDEARLYChairmanJOSHSTIVISONPresidentMIKESARREYCFOERNIEPOTTERVicePresidentRentalTIMALBRIGHTVicePresidentofSalesMarketingBOBWEBERVicePresidentofProductSupportMARKKLATTGeneralPartsManagerJASONCRAINGeneralSalesManagerRAYFRASEGeneralServiceManagerJEFFRICHARDSGeneralManagerJEFFREICHERTFinanceManagerDEIDRACARRHumanResourcesJONST.JULIANUsedEquipmentManagerRICHARDYOUNGUsedEquipmentSalesTIMSMITHEnvironmentalDivisionSalesManagerRONDUPEROWEnvironmentalSalesBOBSTEWARTEnvironmentalSalesJESSEGARBEREnvironmentalSalesJOELCRAMBLETTProductSupport-MajorAccountsKYLEHOODProductSupport-MajorAccountsMIKEMONTGOMERYTrainerCINDYHYLANDCreditManagerKENCARRControllerTOMBRASSERSalesAdministrationManagerCOLUMBUSBRANCHALALLENBranchManagerBILLSETTYServiceManagerJASONDEEDSPartsManagerSTEVESCOTTMachineSalesJEFFBRACKETTMachineSalesRICHARDDURSTMachineSalesJEREMYWILLIAMSMachineSalesCRAIGHIBNERMachineSalesMIKESAMMONSInsideSalesJOHNEDWARDSProductSupportTOLEDOBRANCHDAVIDSARREYBranchManagerJAKEMCGRANAHANServiceManagerSPENCERWALLRentalCoordinatorPrep-shopForemanLUKEMATHESONMachineSalesTEDMARSHProductSupport-MajorAccountsNEILEHRHARDTPartsManagerCINCINNATIBRANCHJEFFMCVEYBranchManagerRANDYCALHOUNServiceManagerALSHEPHERDPartsManagerFREDWAHLMachineSalesROGERREESEMachineSalesARTDAVIDSONProductSupportRICHFIELDBRANCHJEFFBADNERBranchManagerPAMBADNERServiceManagerJEFFTHORNBURGPartsManagerDOUGDVORAKMachineSalesMIKESWANMachineSalesTODDHORNAKMachineSalesTIMKRESOWATYMachineSalesSAMRANTUCCIInsideSalesMIKECRONLOTACProductSupportCADIZBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerDONFOGLEServiceManagerRICKFERRIPartsManagerJOEMOOREMachineSalesCHRISTAYLORProductSupportALANCOPELeadPartsCounterDAYTONBRANCHPATTYDAVIDSONPartsManagerMIKEEARLYMachineSalesTIMEARLYMachineSalesARTDAVIDSONProductSupportCANTONBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerJOEDRAGANServiceManagerPAULSTEVENSMachineSalesCHRISTAYLORProductSupportJIMHENRYLeadPartsCounterZANESVILLEBRANCHDANMINNISBranchManagerCRAIGWESTDrillDivisionPartsManagerFREDTRUBISKYLeadPartsCounterPersonPAINESVILLEBRANCHJIMHYDECustomerServiceRepresentativeTODDHORNAKMachineSalesPIKETONBRANCHCHESTERGOWENBranchManagerSalesRONBIXLERProductSupport CUSTOMERSPOTLIGHTCBCPipeline 5SSinceenteringtheOhiomarketlessthanthreeyearsagoCBCPipelinehaslaidseveralhundredmilesoffuelandnaturalgaspipelines.OperatingintheCadizareawhereenergycompaniesaretappingintotheUticaShalethecompanyprovidesfull-serviceinstallationofpipelinesys-temsaswellasotherservicesformajorenergy-marketplayersincludingMarkWestandChesapeakeEnergy.Thecompanyhasabout350employeesworkingonavarietyofprojectsintheareaaccordingtoProjectCoordinatorGavinCaskey.Recentprojectsincludeinstalling6-plusmilesof6-inchfuelgaspipelineand12-inchNGLpipelinefromHopedaletoCadizforMarkWestUticaEMGLLC.andinstalling8.4milesof12-inchNGLpipelinefromMajorsvilletoHopedaleforLibertyMidstream.Asafull-servicecompanyCBCdoeseverythingfromstarttofinishCaskeynoted.Thisincludeshori-zontaldirectionaldrillingandinstallingcompressormeterpumpandregulatorstations.WhileCBCcanclearlandthecompanyfrequentlysubcontractsoutthattime-consumingaspectofthework.Pipelinerights-of-wayare100feetwidefortheentirelengthoftheprojectwithwiderareasneededatplacessuchasstreamcrossingsandroadaccesspoints.Thevariousprojectspresentavarietyofchallenges.OneofthebiggestisdeadlinesCaskeynoted.Everyprojectwereinvolvedinhasaprettytightdeadlineusu-allya60-dayturnaround.Duringtestingorhorizontaldrillingthosedeadlinescanmeanrunningcrews247.Theterrainpresentsanotherchallengeasmostpipe-linesmustbeinstalledatleast4feetdeep.Rowshavetobegradedandthepipelinestrungandwelded.Theinspectionprocessesforthepipelineareextremelystrin-gentlookingateverythingfromtheweldstotheposi-tioningandsettlingofthepipe.Thepipeitselfishandledverycarefullytoensuretheouterprotectivecoatingisntdamagedduringtransitorinstallation.Theheavysteelpiperestsonskidcradlesbeforebeinglaiditisnotper-mittedtotouchthegroundandthedirtusedtocoveritispulverizedsoitdoesnotdamagethecoating.TherearedifferentcircumstancestoeverylinebutIdsaylaying8or9milesintwomonthsisnotuncom-monCaskeyobserved.WiththevaryingneedsofdifferentprojectsCBCPipelinemaintainsalargefleetofequipment.Themachineryrequiredcanchangewiththeprojectandterrain.ThatsonereasonCBCpartneredwithColumbusEquipmentCompanywhenitarrivedinCadiz.WeveATTHEHEARTANDARTERIESOFOHIOSENERGYINFRASTRUCTURETheinspectionprocessesforthepipelineareextremelystringent.CBCPipeline beenaColumbusEquipmentcustomereversincewearrivedintheregion.SomeofourveryfirstexcavatorswerefromColumbusEquipmentCaskeysaid.Theavailabilityoneverythingwasthereasonwefirstwentwiththem.CBCstartedoutdoingalotofrentalbusinesswithussaidPaulStevenssalesrepfortheCadizbranchofColumbusEquipment.Theyverentedalotofexcavatorsanddozersandtheytransferredsomeofthattosales.AmongtheequipmentCBChasconvertedfromrentaltopurchasearethreeKomatsuPC360excavatorstwoPC200sandsomeD65dozers.ThecontractoralsopurchasedaMorookatrackhaulerandahydraulicham-mer.Weusethe360stodigditcheslowerthepipeandclearright-of-way.The200sareusedprimarilytooperatesupportequipmentsuchashammers.TheyarealsogoodforsupportwiththehorizontaldrillingrigCaskeynoted.Weusethedozerswhenwehavetohaveatracktogodownahillandsimilarsituations.WhetherrentedorpurchasedtheKomatsuequipmentisdependableheadded.Everythingworksgreat.Theequipmentavailabilityisreallygoodthepricingiscompetitiveandalltheequipmentiskeptinexcellentshape.Wevehadnoissueswithdowntimeandthatskeygiventhetightschedulesweface.WorkingwiththeservicedepartmentatColumbusEquipmenthasbeenabreezehesaid.Theytakecareoftheserviceontheirequipmentandwesigned6TopleftGiventhehecticschedulelocalcommunitiesaroundHopedaleaccommodatethepipelinebuildout.Whiletrafficmaytheworkrarelystops.CBCOperatorPhilDennistopcentermayfacelongdaysbutthePC290LC-10scomfortablecabenvironmentcertainlyhelpsasthelineprogressesbottomright.ToprightThespecializedVacuworxRC10pipehandlerdoesmuchTheequipmentavailabilityisreallygoodthepricingiscompetitiveandalltheequipmentiskeptinexcellentshape.Wevehadnoissueswithdowntimeandthatskeygiventhetightschedulesweface.GavinCaskeyProjectCoordinatorCBCPipeline 7anagreementwiththemforserviceonthedozersweconvertedover.Theyworkwithourmastermechanicinschedulingworkandgetitdoneinareasonabletime.WhilethecompanyownsavarietyofmachinestheoperatorsreallylikethePC360whichoutperformscompetingbrandsCaskeynoted.EverythinghasitsadvantagesanddisadvantagesbutKomatsuequipmentholdsupbetterthanothersinmyopinion.CBCPipelinesexperiencewithKomatsuequip-mentwasthetopicofhigh-leveldiscussionsrecently.NobSatopresidentofKomatsuAmericaYoshinoriKomamurasenioradvisertoKomatsuLtd.andotherexecutivescametoeasternOhiotofindoutwhatpipelinecontractorsarelookingforinequipment.TheexecutivesCBCofficialsandrepresentativesfromColumbusEquipmentmetandtalked.IconsideritanhonortohavebeenchosentomeetwiththemCaskeysaid.Theypaidreallycloseatten-tiontoeverythingwetalkedabout.Theyaskedwhattheycoulddotoimprovetheirequipmentandwhatpipelineneedsareasfarasequipmentgoes.Caskeydiscussedsupportequipmentneedsincludingthevalueofsideboomspipelayerswhenlayingpipe.DespiteitsconsiderablesizeandprominentroleintheUticaShaleCBCremainsverymuchafamilybusiness.CBCPipelinewasestablishedin2003byCBCServicesaLouisianacompanyfoundedbythreebrotherswithextensiveexperienceinthegasandoilindustries.TwoofthefoundingbrothersGregandDeltonCaskeyoverseeoperationsinOhiowhilethethirdbrotherJeffrunstheLouisianaoffices.GavinisGregsson.InadditiontoGavinsbrotherKeithseveralcousinsalsoworkforthecompany.CBCislikelytobeinOhioforawhileasactivityintheUticaShaleisexpectedtolastforatleastfivemoreyearsCaskeynoted.Theyareputtinglinesineverywhere.Therearequiteafewpipelinecompaniesouttherebutasmuchworkasthereisitsnothardtogetajobrightnow.WhiletheworkisplentifulCBCPipelinesexperi-enceandexpertisecoupledwiththerightequipmentplayakeyroleasthecompanycontinuestotakeonnewprojectsinthearea.OperatorsreallylikethePC360whichoutperformscompetingbrandsbutKomatsuequipmentholdsupbetterthanothersinmyopinion.GavinCaskeyProjectCoordinatorCBCPipelineCBCislikelytobeinOhioforawhileasactivityintheUticaShaleisexpectedtolastforatleastfivemoreyears.GavinCaskeyProjectCoordinatorCBCPipelineGivenvariableterrainandthearrangementofleasedrightsrarelyisthepipelineperfectlylinearleft.ThatsnoproblemforCBCanditspipe-bendingequipmentsecondleft.Noundulationorturnistoomuchastheconduitsnakesforwardright 9PRODUCTSPOTLIGHTHHydraulicexcavatorsarehighlyproficientatliftingandmovingoilandgaspipesduringinstallation.WhencoupledwithspecializedattachmentssuchastheVacuworxPipeLiftertheybecomethemachine-of-choiceforoilfieldpipeinstallerssuchasCBCPipelinewhousetheRCSeriespipeliftersontheirKomatsuequipmentintheUticaShale.Thesystemturnsanexcavatorintoagiantpaddedmaterial-handlingmachinewhichcanliftandmovesectionsofpipeoffthetruckandintothetrenchwithoutscratchingordamagingthepipesprotectivecoating.Theresnosteel-on-steelcontactjustfoampadsealtouchingthepipesaidVacuworxSupervisorofFieldServicesBrianHall.Installersdonthavetoworryaboutexpensiverepairstodamagedcoating.Whiletheabilitytohandlepipewithoutscratchingitishighlycost-efficientcontractorsprimarilyusetheVacuworxLiftingSystemintheoilandgasindustrytospeeduploadandunloadcyclesbysevento12timesoverconventionalhooksandchainsaddedHall.VacuworxLiftersofferseveralotheradvantagesoverusingpipehooksandchains.WithremotewirelesscontrolsVacuworxLifterseliminatetheneedforworkerstoclimbontheloadsethooksormaneuverthepipe.Fewergroundpersonnelandsaferworkingconditionsmeanlowerlaborandinsurancecosts.TheRC10pipehandlercanholdupto22000pounds.Vacuworxoffersunitsthatliftupto44000pounds.TheRC10handlespipeofanydiameterfourinchesorlargertheoperatorjustneedstochangeoutvacuumpadstopickupadifferentdiameterpipe.Thetank-beamunitcansupportloadsupto15minutesaftertheself-containeddieselengineisturnedoff.TheVacuworxLiftingSystemworksonanytypeoflinepipesteelplasticconcretefiberglassPVCandcast-ironandwithmosttypesofcoating.Inadditiontoroundpipethesystemalsoworksonsteelplatesteelpilingconcreteslabsandconcreteroadbarriers.LookingtoinstallpipemoreefficientlyandsafelycallyourColumbusEquipmentCompanyrepresentativeformoreinformationtoday.VacuworxLiftingSystemCUTTING-EDGEVACUUM-LIFTINGTECHNOLOGYFORTHEPIPELINEINDUSTRYContractorsprimarilyusetheVacuworxLiftingSystemintheoilandgasindustrytospeeduploadandunloadcyclesbysevento12timesoverconventionalhooksandchains.BrianHallSupervisorofFieldServicesVacuworx 10PRODUCTSPOTLIGHTTheNewD61EXiPXi-23CrawlerDozersKOMATSUSNEXT-GENERATIiNTELLIGENTMACHINECONIWhileadd-onmachinecontrolsystemshavebeenusedondozersforyearstheyareonlygoodforfinishgrading.HoweverKomatsusnewintelligentMachineControlsystemutilizesfully-automaticbladecontrolonallphasesofdozing.TheD61iisthefirstmachinetousethisinnovativetechnologywhichKomatsusaysisscalabletootherproductsitmakes.Thereasonconventionalmachinecontrolsystemscantdoroughdozingisthatitrequiresanexperiencedoperatortocontroltheheightandangleoftheblade.Theoperatorneedstopositionthebladecorrectlyforeachpassandtomonitorthevolumeofearthbeingpushed.Ifthebladebecomesoverloadedthetrackscanslipdamagingthesurfacebeinggraded.Whenthebladeisfulltheoperatormustraisethebladeandgraduallyleveltheground.Komatsusolvedthisissuebycreatinganautomaticbladecontrolsystemthatcandetectbladeloadandtrackslipinformation.Duringroughdozingthecon-trolmonitorsbladeloadandadjustsbladeelevationtominimizetrackslip.Astheworkgetsclosertothetargetfinishgradetheautomaticbladecontroladjuststopro-videfinish-gradeperformance.Komatsuestimatesonly10to20percentoftheexpectedvolumeofworkonadozingprojectisfinishgradingsoautomatingthe80to90percentofworkthatcantbedonebyconventionalmachinecontrolcansignificantlyboostefficiency.TheeasewithwhichtheD61i-23transitionsfromroughdozingtofinishgradingwithautomaticbladecontrolengagedissoseamlessthatbothexperiencedandinexpe-riencedoperatorswillnoticebenefitssaidPeterRobsonKomatsusdirectorofintelligentMachineControls.TheinnovationisnotonlythatKomatsucanprovidethecustomerwithfully-automaticbladecontrolforautomaticroughdozingandefficiencyimprovementbutalsothatKomatsuisabletoofferthistechnologywhilemaintainingfinishgradeperformanceintheD61henoted.ThesystemincludesaGPSunitmountedatoptheImagineabulldozerabletoautomaticallyperformallphasesofgradingfromroughdozingtothelastfinishpassfasterandmoreefficientlythanthemostexperiencedoperatorcan.ThatsthepromiseofKomatsusnewD61i-23dozerfeaturingintelligentMachineControl.Automatingthe80to90percentofworkthatcantbedonebyconventionalmachinecontrolcansignificantlyboostefficiency. 11ONTROLDOZERSNETHORSEPOWEROPERATINGWEIGHTBLADECAPACITY168HP2200rpmD61EX-23D61PX-2339099lb41138lb4.55.1yd3cabstroke-sensingcylindersthatmeasuretheangleofthebladeforhigh-precisiongradingonslopesandachassis-mountedmeasuringunit.Themonitorandcon-trollersarelocatedinsidethecab.Thefactory-installedcab-mountedGPSantennaeliminatestheproblemsasso-ciatedwithblade-mountedunitsincludingaccidentalcuttingofcablesanddamagefromhittingobjects.TheintegratedsensorpackageisnotonlyrobustandaccuratebutalsoeliminatesthedailyhasslesofinstallingremovingGPSantennasandcablesfromthebladeplusthewearassociatedwithitRobsonsaid.ThefamedqualityandcustomersupportourcustomershavecometorelyonwithKomatsumachinesisnowextendedtothemachinecontrolsystemitselfinthecaseoftheD61i-23.TheD61isoneofthemostpopularsizedozersformachinecontrolusage.The168-hpdozercomesinbothatrack-on-groundstandardmodelandalow-ground-pressuremodel.Howeasyisthissystemtousecom-paredtotraditionaldozingInstandardbulldozersoperatorsneedtomoveatappropriatespeedsastheycontroltheheightsandanglesoftheblade.ThewaytheyinitiateacutbypositioningthebladeonearthalsoaffectsconstructionefficiencysaidTakahiroShimojomanagerofKomatsusdevelop-mentgroupthatworkedontheD61i.WithintelligentMachineControloperatorsarerequiredjusttomovethedozerforwardandbackwardleavingallothertaskstoourmachines.Theconceptmaysoundfuturistic.HowevertheKomatsuD61i-23dozerisavailabletodayatColumbusEquipmentCompanyaspartofourcommitmenttokeepingyouaheadofthepackthroughuseofground-breakingtechnology.TheeasewithwhichtheD61i-23transitionsfromroughdozingtofinishgradingwithautomaticbladecontrolengagedissoseamlessthatbothexperiencedandinexperiencedoperatorswillnoticebenefits.PeterRobsonDirectorofIntelligentMachineControlsKomatsu ENVIRONMENTALDIVISIONI12AllthesefactorsandotherswereatplayinOctoberwhenOhioMulchandColumbusEquipmentCompanypartneredtodemonstratewhatisinvolvedinconvertingfoodwasteintoasaleablecompostedproduct.OhioMulchsfoodwasterecyclingsitewasthefeaturedsitevisitonatourorganizedbyBioCycleanindustry-leadingmagazinethathostedaconferenceonorganicsrecyclinginColumbus.OhioMulchenteredthefoodrecyclingbusinessaboutthreeyearsagobuildingonitsexperienceinrecyclingyardwastesaidKristinE.Chekthecompanysgeneralcounsel.ThecompanycreatesapremiumsoilcalledGreenEnvybycompostingfoodwastescrapswithwoodchips.Thefoodwasteaddshighlevelsofnitrogenakeynutrientforplantstothefinishedproduct.Aswithallcompostingoperationstheprocessinvolvesshreddingthecomponentstoreducevolumeturningthedecomposingmixregularlyandscreen-ingthefinishedproduct.HoweverfoodwastecomeswithitsownissuesnotedNoraGoldsteineditorofBioCycle.Foodwasteisverydifferentfromyardwaste.Itcomespouringoutofthetruck.Itsalotofliquidandyouhavetoknowhowtomanageittopreventodorandrunoffissues.Itsveryimportantthatitgetsmixedwithyardtrimmingsandcoveredassoonaspossible.OhioMulchsetupitsClass2recyclingfacilityspecificallytohandlefoodwastewhichisdeliveredbyViridiunacompanythathaulssource-separatedfoodwastefromKrogerandotherlocalenterprises.Usingtherightequipmentallowsafacilitytoefficientlycompostineightto12weekssaidTimSmithColumbusEquipmentsEnvironmentalDivisionsalesmanger.UsingawindrowturnerforexampleprotectsIntherecyclingworldmanagingfoodwasteisthenextgreatfrontier.Stategovernmentswanttodivertfoodfromthewastestreamenterpriseswithsustainabilityprogramsaredemandingawaytorecyclefoodwasteandrecyclersarewakinguptothecommercialpotential.TheOhioEPAoffersMarketDevelopmentGrantsofupto250000thatrecyclingcompaniescanusetobuynecessaryequipment.BioCycleConferenceTourKOMPTECHEQUIPMENTCONVERTSFOODWASTE 13themicroorganismsthatbreakdowntheorganicmate-rial.Ifyouletitcompostinastagnantpileitcanbecometoohotandtheessentialmicroorganismsdie.DuringtheOhioMulchtourSmithdemonstratedhowaKomptechCrambo5000slow-runninghigh-torqueshredderprocessestheinitialdropandthenhowtheKomptechTopturnX53windrowturnercanincreaseefficiencyoverthemore-conventionally-employedwheelloader.OhioMulchrecentlyswitchedtousingaKomptechMultistarL3starscreenertoscreenitsGreenEnvyproductCheksaid.ThemoisturelevelofthemixvariesandtheKomptechdoesntgetcloggednomatterhowwetthematerialis.TheKomptechalsopullsoutanyplasticthatgotmixedinwiththefoodwastesheadded.BecausethemakeupofthefoodwastecanvarygreatlythisisnotanexactscienceCheksaid.Havingtherightequipmentensurestheconsistentturningandsizeoftheproductwhichmakesthemanyuncertainsascertainasyoucan.DivertingfoodwastefromlandfillshasbeenapriorityoftheOhioEPAsince2006saidChetChaneygrantsadministratorfortheagency.ByweightfoodmakesupaboutathirdofthewastedumpedinOhioland-fillsandfoodwastecontributestothegenerationofmethaneagreenhousegas.TheOhioEPAoffersMarketDevelopmentGrantsofupto250000thatrecy-clingcompaniescanusetobuynecessaryequipment.Recipientsmustbesponsoredbyalocalagencyofthestateandmatchthegrantdollar-for-dollar.Detailsaboutthegrantsareavailableathttpwww.epa.ohio.govdmwmHomeGrants.aspx.OhioMulchisapreviousrecipientofsuchagrantwhichitusedtopurchaseequipmentforitsClass2compostingfacility.Onlythreepercentofthefoodwasteinthemunici-palwastestreaminthiscountryisdivertedtocompost-ingGoldsteinsaid.Thatwillchangeassomestateslimithowmuchfoodcanbedumpedandbusinessesandschoolsseekoutgreenalternativestolandfills.Recyclersthatarepreparedtosafelyandefficientlyhandlefoodwasteshouldbealertforopportunitysknock.Itscomingsoon.Onlythreepercentofthefoodwasteinthemunicipalwastestreaminthiscountryisdivertedtocomposting.Thatwillchange.NoraGoldsteinEditorBioCycleShreddingturningandscreeningareessentialphasesofanypremiumcompostingprocess.FromViridiunsinitialdeliveryoflocally-sourcedfoodwastelefttothefinalscreeningsecondrightoverseenbyKomptechUSAsAreaSalesManagerKevinYunkerright.OhioMulchsall-naturalnitrogen-richGreenEnvycomposthasgarnerednationalattention.ANDBELIEVERS Zanesville740455-4036Painesville440352-0452Piketon740289-3757Columbus614443-6541Toledo419872-7101Cincinnati513771-3922Richfield330659-6681Cadiz740942-8871Dayton937879-3154Canton330453-4521www.columbusequipment.comServingYouFromTenStatewideLocationsIntroducingtheworldsfirstcompactexcavatorin1970andthefirstcompacttrackloaderinthemid-1980sTakeuchihasplayedaroleintransformingtheNorthAmericanconstructionequipmentmarket.ColumbusEquipmentCompanyproudlypartnerswithTakeuchialeadingproviderofcompactmachinerytomeetyourfullrangeofequipmentneeds.Productselectionvariesbybranchlocation.Pleasecontactyourlocalrepresentativefordetails. 1715PRODUCTSUPPORTPartsServiceFinancingProgram0FOR15MONTHS...WHENYOUNEEDITMOSTPuttingreliableproductiveequipmentinthefieldandkeepingitthereisyourandourfirstpriority.Forover60yearswehaveunderstoodhowawell-maintainedmachinebenefitsyourbusinessonmanylevels1.Itis20lessexpensivetoownandoperate.2.Itis8moreavailabletowork.Withscheduledmaintenancethereisnolosttimeinthemachinesscheduleandanytimelosttosecondaryorpost-failurerepairsisreducedoreliminated.3.Awell-maintainedmachinewillalsocommandupto10moreinresidualvalue.Itscriticaltotakeadvantageoftheoff-seasontoadequatelypreparefornextseason.ThatswhyweoffertheKomatsuFinancial0for15MonthsPartsServiceFinancingProgramwhenyouneeditmost.NoPaymentsfor90DaysMaximumPurchase50000MinimumPurchase7500PartsandRemanPurchasesAppliestoKomatsuEquipmentOnlyProgramExpiresMarch312014TheprogramcanbeusedonanyserviceworkpartspurchasesForestryincludedorRemancomponentsaswellasundercarriageworkmachineoverhaulsandrebuilds.CallyourlocalColumbusEquipmentCompanyrepresentativeorPSSRandputthiszero-interestdeferred-paymentprogramtoworkforyourbusinesstoday WhenYouControlCashFlow...YouControlProfit.Late-ModelRentalEquipmentKomatsuReManufacturedEquipmentKomatsuReMarketingCertifiedUsedEquipmentLargeSelectionOfHigh-QualityUsedPartsTENLOCATIONSTOSERVEYOUContactYourLocalBranchTodaywww.columbusequipment.comCallTodayForRentalAndUsedEquipmentSolutions.OhiosDependableDealer 17CColumbusEquipmentCompanyemployeesandcus-tomersrecallBillDixonwhopassedawayonOct.92013asanaccomplishedtechnicianandaguyyoulikedtobearound.BillhadbeenafieldservicetechnicianatthePiketonbranchsinceColumbusEquipmentopenedthestoreinOctober2009.BeforethatheworkedforthepreviousdealershipinPiketon.Billwaswellrespectedandwellreceivedbyourcustomers.Hewasthetypeoftechniciancustomerswouldaskforpersonallywhentheycalledin.WehavetwoorthreebigcustomerswhoalwayswantedBilltoworkontheirequipment.TheylikedthewayheworkedandcommunicatedwiththemsaidChesterGowenmanagerofthePiketonBranch.Billdidntmindwhatcallyousenthimon.Itdidntmatterwhatthebrandwasorwhatthetroublewas.Oncehegottherehecouldlookatitandfigureitout.Thatswhatcustomerslikedabouthim.Hedbeonajobandthecustomerwouldaskhimtolookatsome-thingelseandhedfixthattoo.BeyondhistechnicalskillsBillhadanoutgoingpersonalitythatmadehimafriendtoeveryone.Hewastrulyahappy-go-luckyguy.AnytimehewenttoajobhekneweveryonethereandifhedidnthemadesuretomeetthemGowenrecalled.Ifhewasaroundyouknewit.Hewasjustfulloflife.Andhewasahugger.Itdidntmatterifyouwereacustomeroranemployeehedidntshakehandshehugged.Hesgoingtobehardtoreplace.Billwasalsoactiveinthecommunity.HewasamemberoftheMasonicLodgeofJacksonandOddFellowsofPiketon.SadlyBillpassedawayastheresultofacaraccidentonStateRoute32inJackson.HewasbornonFeb.141958inAshlandKy.andissurvivedbyhiswifeCindyCollinsDixonofJacksonthreesonsadaughterandfourgrandchildrenaswellashismotherbrotherandsister.Billsspiritwasirrepressibleherarelyblendedintothecrowdright.HewaswellrespectedandmuchrequestedbycustomersBillisandwillbemissed.Hewastrulyahappy-go-luckyguy.Anytimehewenttoajobhekneweveryonethereandifhedidnthemadesuretomeetthem.ChesterGowenBranchManagerPiketonBranch1958-2013BillDixonNEVERANENGINEHECOULDNTFIXNORASTRANGERHEWOULDNTHUGINMEMORIAM BRANCHNEWSAHappyAndProsperousNewYearToAllFROMALLTENCOLUMBUSEQUIPMENTCOMPANYLOCATIONSCorporateOhioAggregatesShowThisyearsOhioAggregatesShowwasarecord-setterwithmorethan600attendeesandsome70exhibitorsincludingColumbusEquipmentCompany.Thankstoeveryonewhostoppedbyourexhibit.Wehopethosewhoattendedfoundtheshowasinformativeandentertainingaswedid.TechnicianInterns-Classof2014ThreeyoungmenhavejoinedourTechnicianInternProgram.CraigStarkeyarecentgraduateoftheUniversityofNorthwesternOhioinLimaisassignedtotheCadizBranch.AdamMillerarecentgradoftheNashvilleAuto-DieselCollegenowcalledLincolnCollegeofTechnologywillworkoutoftheRichfieldBranch.KyleKachmarikarecentgradofOhioTechnicalCollegeinClevelandwillbeattheCantonBranch.CantonBranchMovingTheCantonbranchrelocatedintotemporaryquarterswhilethecom-panymovedforwardwithplanstopurchasepropertyandbuildanewstorethatallowsustobetterservetheareascustomers.ThenewlocationopenedonDec.20andislocatedat1900ClevelandAve.SWCantonOhio44707.Phoneandfaxnumberswillremainthesamesononeedtoreprogramyourphone.Wellhaveawarmwelcomereadyforthoseofyouwhowishtovisitandtourthenewfacility.RichfieldBranchRetirementsTheRichfieldbranchhostedaretirementpartywherecurrentandformerColumbusEquipmentemployeesfamilymembersandworkassociatescametohonortwolong-timeemployeesDickCampbellandCurtBilczeforjobswelldone.DickleftstartedwithColumbusEquipmentbackin1967whentheRichfieldstorefirstopened.Heworkedforusuntil1972thenreturnedin2002andstayeduntilhisretirement.Heworkedasbothafieldandashoptechnician.Curthadbeenwiththepartsdepartmentsince1989.CurthasofficiallyrelocatedfromtheRichfieldpartscountertoSouthCarolinawherewehopehewillenjoyawell-earnedretirement.ColumbusBranchCraigHibnerExpandsResponsibilitiesCraigrecentlymovedtothefieldandwillservecustomersinnorthernCentralOhioasafulllinesalesman.HewillcoverWyandotCrawfordRichlandandMarioncounties.InadditionCraigwillbeaCompactDivisionsalesmanforUnionDelawareandMorrowcountiesbasedoutoftheColumbusbranch.18 19USEDEQUIPMENTMonthlySpecialsLookingToBuyOrSellAnyBrandOfMachineCallJonSt.Julianat614332-3258orSkipYoungat614395-1354.ForACompleteListOfUsedEquipmentPleaseVisitwww.columbusequipment.comYEARMAKEMODELSTOCKDESCRIPTIONHOURSPRICEDOZERS2003KomatsuD31EX-21K7828TCanopyKomstatPATBlade16TrackPadsGoodBottom2821300002004KomatsuD65EX-15U25410CabACHeatSUBladeScreens75UC24PadsDrawbarGoodSamples815085000EXCAVATORS2005KubotaKX161-3SS25589TCabACHeatRubberTracksAuxHydraulicsAngleBladeWRCouplerOneBucket4440375002005KomatsuPC50MR-2U26581CabACHeatAuxHydsRoadlinersManualCouplerBlade122436DitchBuckets2405425002005KomatsuPC78MR-6K7930TCabACHeat18Roadliners7.5StickAuxHydsBladeNoBucket4714375002006KomatsuPC138USLC-2U26971CabACHeat9.10STICK24TGPBktDozerBladeJRBHydCoupler4425795002011KomatsuPC160LC-8U27072CabACHeatStandardStickKomtrax28TGPMillerPinGrabberHyd42BKT15751190002006KomatsuPC200LC-8U24896CabACHeat9.7Arm31.5TGP42Bucket47501095002009KomatsuPC200LC-8U23400TCHAC9.7Arm31.5TGPJRBCouplerRearCamera33281225002009KomatsuPC220LC-8U24446CabACHeat28TGP19.2Boom9.7StickNoBucketUCneedsattention28451170002005KomatsuPC220LF-7RU20564CabACHeat31.5TGP55PeircePacificLongStick34921350002011KomatsuPC228USLC-3U26796CabACHeat31.5TGP9.6Arm24BucketAuxHydsEPTWarrantythru112913or5000SMU29541650002012KomatsuPC290LF-10RU25089CabACHeat32TGPYoung60LongFrontAdditionalCtwgtKit60WBBucket3652950002011KomatsuPC350LC-8U26220CabACHeat10.1StickNewJRBHydCouplerAutoLube54Hensley45171890002003KomatsuPC400LC-6K7879T1CabACHeat11Stick35.5TGPCtwgtRemoval9258725002006KomatsuPC400LC-7K7648TCabACHeat11StickCtwgtRemoval35.5TGP6151165000WHEELLOADERS2009KomatsuWA250-6U25978CabACHeat3.0CYDJRBBucketPinOn20.5x25Rubber18431190002008KomatsuWA500-6U26859CabACHeat8.0CYDBKT5-PIECE29.5s7097227500ARTICULATEDDUMPTRUCKS2007KomatsuHM300-2RU21991CabACHeat-REDUCED4033155000ROLLERS2002IngersollRandSD122U2092484SDRoller1888555002008BomagBW190AD-422928T80DoubleDrumRollerOPENROPSWorkingLightsWaterSystemCrabSteer-REDUCED29248000UPTO6-MONTHPOWERTRAINWARRANTYSTANDARDONALLREMARKETINGCERTIFIEDMACHINES2004KomatsuPC308USLC-3StockU26860CabACHeatAuxHydsBktAutoLube4568Hrs.1755002008LinkBeltRTC-8050IIStockU2501650TRoughTerrain4276Hrs.CallForPrice2006KomatsuPC138USLC-2StockU26971CabACHeatBladeCplrBkt4429Hrs.79500 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