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Putzmeister America Presents Awards at WOC 2006


Dick Hite and Glenn Stout of Hite Equipment, Ltd. in Neapolis, OH are presented with the distinguished 2005 President’s Award.

Putzmeister recognized Chris Lambert and Carter Cole of Cole & Lambert, Inc. in Aberdeen, MD as the top domestic boom pump dealer for 2005.

For 2005, Jorge Gurria and Enrique Desentis of Construmac S.A. in Naucalpan, Mexico are honored as the top international boom pump dealer for the sixth consecutive year.

Jim Houston of Bay Equipment Company, Inc. in Fremont, CA accepts Thom-Katt award for noteworthy sales volume in 2005.

Jack and Jim Henegar of Thomas Machinery, Inc. in Miami, FL are honored for outstanding sales of Thom-Katts in 2005.

Jim Bodeker and Pat Inglese of Concrete Pump Supply, a division of Pioneer Concrete Pumping in Smyrna, GA are presented with Thom-Katt award for outstanding sales volume in 2005.

Three companies shared the honor for extraordinary Putzmeister mortar machines sales in 2005. They are L to R: Jack Henegar and Jim Henegar of Thomas Machinery, Inc. in Miami, FL; Dave Birmingham Sr. and Dave Birmingham Jr. of Macalite Equipment, Inc. in Phoenix, AZ; and George Benfit of J&M Service, Inc. in Garden Grove, CA.

Frank Wagner of the Alexander Wagner Company, Inc. in Paterson, NJ unlocks prize-winning treasure chest during a specially prepared Putzmeister “pirate” show. Dave Adams, President and CEO of Putzmeister America starred as Captain Adams during the dealer event.

Putzmeister America Presents Awards at WOC 2006

Dealers Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in “Treasure Island” Fashion

STURTEVANT, Wis. (January 16, 2006) – Attendees to the World of Concrete 2006 Putzmeister Dealer Awards Reception were unsuspecting participants in a swashbuckling evening of fun, entertainment and surprises as the company recognized outstanding dealer achievements during 2005.

Held at Treasure Island’s Tangerine Lounge & Nightclub, the dealer event featured the Treasure Island Jazz Trio followed by a specially prepared “Sirens of Treasure Island” show. The unusual “pirate” performance provided a clever and fun approach in presenting the company’s annual dealer awards and allowed one lucky dealer to win $1,500 for unlocking a special treasure chest.

Topping the list of award recipients was Hite Concrete Equipment, Ltd. of Neapolis, Ohio. Hite was presented with the distinguished 2005 President’s Award by Dave Adams, President and CEO of Putzmeister America. The company was recognized for their professionalism, unquestioned loyalty to Putzmeister along with their aggressive sales efforts in both seeking new customers and serving existing clientele to the highest level of sales and service support.

Others on the list of award winners were Construmac S.A. of Naucalpan, Mexico, acknowledged as the top international boom pump dealer for the sixth consecutive year, while Cole & Lambert, Inc. of Aberdeen, MD were named the top domestic boom pump dealer.

Three companies achieved exceptional sales volume of Thom-Katts® in 2005 and were recognized accordingly. They were Bay Equipment Company, Inc. of Fremont, California; Concrete Pump Supply, a division of Pioneer Concrete Pumping, headquartered in Smyrna, Georgia; and Thomas Machinery, Inc. based in Miami, Florida.

In the Putzmeister mortar machine category, three companies shared the honor for outstanding sales in 2005. They were J&M Service, Inc. of Garden Grove, California; Macalite Equipment, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona; and Thomas Machinery, Inc. of Miami, Florida.

Length of service awards, which recognize longevity as Putzmeister America dealers, were presented to Bay Equipment Company, Inc. of Fremont, California and Pompaction, Inc. of Quebec, Canada both for their 25 years of service; and also to the Donnelly Company, Inc. of Victor, New York for five years service.

The special show ended with Frank Wagner of the Alexander Wagner Company, Inc. in Paterson, New Jersey successfully unlocking a “cash” treasure chest with the prize-winning key. Afterwards, the jazz trio returned to provide additional entertainment prior to the event’s conclusion.