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Volvo Plans to Push Limits at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Volvo Plans to Push Limits at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

If you’re ready to see the latest, most innovative machines in the construction industry, there’s no place like CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7-11. Because Volvo believes that building for tomorrow means having smart, powerful machines with minimal environmental impact and maximum productivity, the company has big plans for CONEXPO – and Cowin is here to tell you what to expect.
Takeuchi Announces Cowin Equipment Company’s Territory Expansion

Takeuchi Announces Cowin Equipment Company’s Territory Expansion

  Cowin Equipment representatives Phillip Wyse (L) and Jason Brown will be serving southern Mississippi Takeuchi sales. Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, announced Cowin Equipment Company’s expansion into southern Mississippi to include: Lamar, Forrest, Perry, Stone, Harrison, Jackson, George and Greene Counties, in addition to Washington County, Ala. Cowin Equipment Company carries the full line of Takeuchi compact earthmoving equipment, including compact excavators, compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders and skid steer loaders as a full-service authorized distributor, and the company serves the Takeuchi rental business.

Berg Steel Pipe Corp. Chooses Volvo for Shipping Operation

Berg Steel Pipe Corp. has been a staple in Panama City, Fla., since the plant opened in 1980. Chance Suggs, manager of the shipping department, has been with the company for 21 years. Recently, the company needed loaders for shipping operations. Suggs compared other brands, but decided to go with Volvo. “I got with Jim Oyler of Cowin Equipment Company, and the products sold themselves from there,” said Suggs.
Volvo Days at Cowin Equipment

Volvo Days at Cowin Equipment

Volvo days at Cowin was a tremendous success.  Everyone who attended had a great time, and there was a lot of exciting news. Check out our Facebook page for more pictures from Volvo Days. Give us a like while you are there! Intelligent Compaction from Volvo The newest and biggest news coming out of Volvo is their new Intelligent Compaction for asphalt rollers.  

Bridge Street Town Centre to Employ Hundreds

Cowin Equipment Company was proud to provide the rental equipment needed in order to help get this huge project completed. Please read below for the full article from CEG regarding the new upscale shopping development in Huntsville, AL…. Construction is complete in Huntsville, Ala., and crews put the finishing touches on the expansion of a popular, upscale shopping center.

Good Hope Contracting Paves Way Along I-22 in Jasper

Good Hope Contracting Paves Way Along I-22 in Jasper Having confidence in the reliability of your equipment when you are running a construction firm may be a little more important than the amount of money you lay out for that equipment. But when both of those factors come out in favor of a contractor, the result is the cost of doing business is low and the peace of mind is high.

Volvo Construction Equipment see sales jump 10% in first quarter

The first three months of 2014 saw improved earnings on the back of higher sales at Volvo CE. With deliveries up and a new range of Tier 4 Final/Stage IV compliant models launched, the company saw most growth in mature markets. Volvo Construction Equipment experienced growth in sales, earnings, deliveries and order intake during the first quarter of 2014.

AB Volvo to sell Volvo Rents in North America

Please read below the official release from Volvo Group regarding the sale of Volvo Rents: As part of efforts to focus on its core business, the Volvo Group has agreed to sell Volvo Rents to the US private equity firm Platinum Equity for $1.1 billion. Volvo Construction Equipment will continue to sell products to Volvo Rents under the new ownership.

VCE SET TO ACQUIRE HAULER BUSINESS FROM TEREX

Please read the below the official release from Volvo regarding the acquisition of the Terex Hauler line: In a move that will improve the company’s penetration in the core earthmoving segment and extend its presence in light mining, Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire the off-highway hauler business of the Terex Corporation for a purchase consideration of approx.
1st American Made Volvo Wheel Loader

1st American Made Volvo Wheel Loader

  Pictured is Volvo’s first American-made Wheel Loader.  Volvo Consrtuction Equipment North America has now officially opened the doors of their brand new manufacturing facility in Shippensburg, PA. We are thrilled to be a part of  Volvo Construction Equipment and can’t wait to see the tremendous investement that VCE has made in the USA payoff! Please continue to check out our Facebook page for more updates at : https://www.facebook.com/CowinEquipmentCompanyInc#!/pages/Cowin-Equipment-Company-Inc/372888636090250