Kirby-Smith Machinery to Host Demonstration Day

Manitou forklift and Komatsu dozer among the equipment to be shown at Oct. 8 event in Odessa, Texas.

October 1, 2013
CDR Staff
Equipment & Products

On Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. will be introducing to the Permian Basin construction and energy market the Manitou MHT10225, 49,000 lb. capacity variable reach forklift and the Komatsu Intelligent Control Dozer, the D61i-23. The event is all day, with lunch being served from noon to 1 p.m. Introduction and demonstration of these units will take place at Kirby-Smith Machinery’s branch location at 7301 E I-20 in Odessa, Texas.

“Manitou is the world leader in variable reach forklifts and has targeted the Permian Basin area at its strategic market for North America to introduce this one of a kind 49,000-pound telescopic forklift,” states Fabien Ledebt, Americas Market & Sales Support Manager for Manitou. “We will be demonstrating the MHT10225 lift capacities at this event and its unique advantages over other types of lift designs in Odessa/Midland,” concludes Ledebt.

Komatsu and Kirby-Smith Machinery will also be introducing at this event what they say is the world’s first Automated Grade Control dozer to the Permian Basin market. “Finding operators for the energy sector is tough but finding operators that have the needed experience for grade control is virtually impossible to find”, states Kevin Demel, Territory Manager for Kirby-Smith Machinery. “The new Intelligent Control System offered in the D61i-23, with the click of a button, gives contractors that strategic advantage in mastering grade control efficiency,” concludes Demel.

Kirby-Smith Machinery has been servicing the oil field construction and crane industry for more than 30 years and is recognized as one of the premiere heavy construction equipment and crane dealers in the country. With more than 2,000 pieces of equipment in their rental fleet alone, Kirby-Smith Machinery is able to help customers with whatever job they might have.

Kirby-Smith has service locations in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Lubbock, Kansas City, Odessa, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, and Tulsa. Komatsu, Wirtgen Group, National Crane, Manitou, Gehl, DoppstadtUS, Atlas Copco, and Gradall are just a few of the premiere products they service.

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