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Putzmeister America Holds Dealer Meeting in Wisconsin

Putzmeister America Holds Dealer Meeting in Wisconsin

STURTEVANT, Wisconsin (June 30, 2003) – Over 50 people attended Putzmeister America's dealer meeting on June 12th and 13th at the company's headquarters in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

The Thom-Katt® trailer pump and mortar machine product lines were addressed the first day. The second day included round table discussions pertaining to boom pumps, placing booms, Telebelts®, and large line trailer pumps. Items discussed at the three rotating round table areas included (1) sales and dealer programs, (2) parts, service and training and (3) new product development.

Dave Adams, Putzmeister America’s President and CEO commented, “We realize the importance of getting our dealers together on a regular basis to ensure market needs are being addressed and that we continue to meet or exceed customer requirements. As a result, the valuable input gained at this year’s strategic meeting will help shape our goals for 2004 and beyond.”

The brief event started with dinner Wednesday evening, optional factory tours Thursday morning and then the first meeting. Another dinner reception on Thursday was followed by a full day Friday meeting with late afternoon departures.

Putzmeister America is one of the world's leading heavy equipment manufacturers, specializing in concrete and material placing equipment. As market leaders in technology and innovation, Putzmeister offers a complete line of truck-mounted concrete boom pumps, separate placing booms, truck-mounted telescopic conveyors, and trailer-mounted concrete pumps. In addition, the company provides a wide range of mortar, grout, shotcrete, plaster and fireproofing pumps and mixers, industrial pumps, as well as tunneling and mining equipment. The company originally achieved international ISO 9001 quality certification in 1998 and this summer successfully completed the transition audit for compliance with the recently revised and tougher ISO standard.