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MassHighway received bids for transportation-related improvement projects. Following is a list of some of the projects let. Location: Somerville to Wilmington Document Number: 604938R Project: Guide and traffic sign replacement along Interstate I-93 (FAP # NH-093-1 (521)). Low Bidder: Liddell Brothers Inc. Bid Amount: $4,339,103 Completion Date: Sept. 20, 2011 Location: Wilmington to Methuen Document Number: 605396R Project: Guide and traffic sign replacement along Interstate I-93 (FAP# NH-093-1 (522)). Low Bidder: Liddell Brothers Inc. Bid Amount: $3,161,888 Completion Date: Aug. 10, 2012 Location: District 2 Document Number: 605808 Project: Tree trimming and sight distance clearing at various locations. Low Bidder: Northern Tree Service Inc. Bid Amount: $557,313 Completion Date: Aug. 11, 2012
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Location: Boston Document Number: 605908 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of Interstate 90 at the Prudential Tunnel. Low Bidder: R. Zoppo Corporation Bid Amount: $9,755,530 Completion Date: Nov. 5, 2011
Location: Lenox Document Number: 602937 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of West Street (Route 183)-ARRA Project (FAP# ERP-002S (155)X). Low Bidder: C & A Construction Company Inc. Bid Amount: $4,327,916 Completion Date: Nov. 9, 2012
Location: Holyoke Document Number: 604605 Project: Resurfacing and related work (including rehabilitation of 6 bridge decks) on a section of Interstate 91 (FAP# IM-091-1 (162)). Low Bidder: The Lane Construction Corp. Bid Amount: $9,731,918 Completion Date: May 8, 2012
Location: Braintree Document Number: 602593 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of Union Street (FAP# ERP-002S (183)X). Low Bidder: P.A. Landers Inc. Bid Amount: $2,685,360 Completion Date: July 27, 2011
Location: Arlington Document Number: 605748 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of Forest Street (FAP# ERP-002S (175)X). Low Bidder: J. Marchese & Sons Inc. Bid Amount: $1,334,006 Completion Date: Sept. 30, 2011
Location: Canton Document Number: 605807 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of Route 138 (Turnpike Street) (FAP# ERP-002S (185)X). Low Bidder: Pavao Construction Company Inc. Bid Amount: $996,730 Completion Date: Oct. 7, 2011
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Location: Chelmsford Document Number: 604476 Project: Roadway reconstruction and related work on a section of Parkhurst Road (FAP# ERP-002S (158)X). Low Bidder: J. Tropeano Inc. Bid Amount: $1,476,434 Completion Date: Aug. 26, 2011 Location: District 2 Document Number: 606128 Project: Application of reflectorized pavement markings at various locations. Low Bidder: Hi-Way Safety Systems Inc. Bid Amount: $502,160 Completion Date: June 1, 2012 Location: Georgetown to Salisbury Document Number: 605688 Project: Guide and traffic sign replacement and related work along Interstate I-95 (FAP# EA-95-2 (114)). Low Bidder: RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc. Bid Amount: $2,210,986 Completion Date: June 5, 2012 Location: Merrimac Document Number: 605023 Project: Bridge rehabilitation Br. No. M-16-001 (Concrete) River Road over Cobbler’s Brook (FAP# ER002S (109)X). Low Bidder: Unified Contracting Inc. Bid Amount: $478,359 Completion Date: Oct. 30, 2011
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Longtime Employees, Suppliers Bring in Repeat Business MASTERSON from page 1
plete on the $2 million project to be completed this year.
Masterson Construction has longstanding relationships with many local subcontractors and suppliers that help them meet customers’ needs. A Masterson maxim is, “We are only as good as our weakest link.” Longtime suppliers include EJ Prescott, Holden Oil, MacLellan Concrete, Concrete Systems, Scituate Concrete, Versalok of New England, Schmidt Equipment, Milton CAT, McDevitt Trucks and Danvers Ford. Longtime subcontractors include John Brown and Sons, Bently Warren Trucking, The Green Company, Maine Drilling and Blasting and the Benevento Companies. The family unit is the core of the company. Sharon Masterson has been with husband Jack since the beginning. Their son Jeff started part time in 1985 and came on full time
and more than 100 pieces of equipment. Loyal Employees, Low Turnover Masterson’s many diverse services include site developMasterson employs an office staff of seven, including ment, utility installation, environmental services, property accounting, estimating, and project management; a shop maintenance, equipment rentals and snow management. staff of three, including a mechanic, a welder and a yard foreThey do not sell any equipment but use — and offer for rent with operators — a full line of heavy equipment including: man, and a field staff, consisting of seven supervisors and excavators, loaders, bulldozers, backhoes, off-road haul approximately 30-35 operators, truck drivers and laborers. Their employees are very loyal, with extremely low worktrucks, vibratory rollers, mini-excavators, skid steers, dump er turnover. One employee, Steve Colarusso, has been with trucks and utility trucks. the company for more than 25 years. Five others have been Some of their biggest projects include: • Haverhill Commons — A 40-acre (16 ha) retail devel- employed for more than 20 years, and three others have opment for a Target and Lowe’s, which included the demo- more than 15 years with the company. “Our very low employee turnover rate has helped us lition of a 120,000 sq. ft. (11,148 sq m) building, 225,000 cu. yd. (172,024 cu m) of earthwork of which 50,000 cu. yd. maintain our repeat clients and grow our business,” said Jeff Masterson. (38,227 cu m) was ledge that was blasted, 28,000 sq. ft. (2,601 sq m) of retaining walls, and 58,000 Masterson installs Stormtech underground drainage system with a John Deere sq. yd. (48,495 sq m) of parking lot. The project 330 excavator and a Volvo L90 loader. was completed in 18 months with a total contract value of $9 million. • Forest View Estates — A 91-lot residential development for Pulte Homes which included 1.5 mi. (2.4 km) of road with underground utilities including water, sewer, drain and electric. Work also included a two-span pre-cast bridge, 50,000 cu. yd. (38,227 cu m) of ledge that was blasted and crushed on site, as well as the preparation for each house lot. The project was completed over a three-year period, with a total contract value of $5 million. • Ipswich Country Club — A utility project for a residential golf course development including more than 3 mi. (4.8 km) of water and sewer, 2 mi. (3.2 km) of drain, 3 mi. of electric and services for 235 home sites. Current projects include: • English Commons — A 50-unit attached townhouse residential development in Topsfield, Mass. The project is a $3 million job of which, Masterson has completed some 75 percent, in the second year of a three-year contract. • Beverly Retirement Community — A 12building retirement community located in Beverly, Mass. Masterson also is 75 percent com-
A Cat D6 dozer pushing fill material to a Cat 966 loader on Masterson’s Beverly Retirement Community job site.
see MASTERSON page 14
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Truckers Want Study of Conn.’s Highway Treatments By Susan Haigh ASSOCIATED PRESS
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The chemical mixture used to clear Connecticut’s highways may have done a good job eating through this winter’s heaps of ice and snow, but truckers believe it also could be eating through the undercarriage of their rigs. The Motor Transport Association of Connecticut wants the Department of Transportation commissioner to study the corrosive effects of the chemical road treatments on state, local and private vehicles, as well as on roads, bridges and the environment. “It’s really a major concern for the trucking agency,” said Michael J. Riley, the association’s president. “This new substance that they’re putting down is eroding parts of the trucks. It gets into the brakes and the body and causes significant damage.” Riley said some members of his organization, which represents 1,200 companies, planned to bring damaged parts of their trucks to the March 14 public hearing with the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee. He said the truckers believe the
mixture of liquid calcium chloride and salt works well, but want to know if there is a better alternative. “I’ve had several discussions with my members who say, ‘This stuff is just chewing up my equipment,”’ Riley said. “They can’t afford to replace it.” Rep. Antonio Guerrera, D-Rocky Hill, co-chairman of the Transportation Committee, said he’s interested to hear what the truckers have to say because he’s not aware of any problems with the solution, which the DOT began using during the 2006-07 winter season. Guerrera said he used to receive gripes from motorists about the sand/salt mixture the state used previously on highways. “What I used to hear all the time was, many consumers were concerned when we put sand on the road that it would kick up and ruin their windshield and ruin their cars,” he said. Kevin Nursick, a spokesman of the DOT, said Connecticut was one of the last states to switch over from sand/salt mix to a “salt priority” or “chemical priority” that most states use. He said the DOT has been pleased with the results and complaints have been rare.
“Without question, we have been extremely happy with the chemical priority road treatment protocol. I think you would even hear that feedback from the public, particularly this year. There’s no question it’s been more effective for us than the previous sand/salt policy,” Nursick said. “I hope we would not be going down a road where we’d be using sand/salt. That would set us back.” Nursick said washing a vehicle should be part of a driver’s winter routine. “We were always putting salt down before, so proper vehicle care is always part of the winter regimen. You’ve got to take care of your equipment,” he said, adding how the DOT has not noticed any corrosion problems with its vehicles. He said automakers have improved on making their vehicles more resistant to corrosion. “Are these materials corrosive? Yes they are and they always have been,” he said. “When you get a break in the weather, it certainly isn’t going to hurt to hose off the vehicle. This is the price we pay for living in a winter weather state.” Riley, however, said that’s not always easily done with tractor trailers. He said
there are federal environmental regulations concerning truck washing and how to handle the run-off. “You just can’t wash trucks whenever you want to,” he said. “It’s not as simple as taking out a hose and washing it off.” DOT trucks have been equipped to dispense the hardened salt and liquid calcium chloride, either individually or simultaneously. The salt is only effective at certain temperatures. The liquid improves its effectiveness in colder weather, creating a slurry on the road that Nursick said “feeds on itself,” making it easier to be plowed off the highway. Nursick said the new treatment is more environmentally friendly than sand because it sticks to the roads. The state used to spend about $7 million at the end of the season to sweep the roads from the sand, but some would still enter rivers and streams. The DOT also is using a brine solution to pre-treat state roads, sometimes up to a week before a storm hits. The water evaporates and leaves a fine salt residue that becomes semi-bonded to the road. Nursick said it can lie dormant until snow and ice fall and activate it.
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Top Mass. Highway Official Resigns Over Corroded Big Dig Light Fixture By Bob Salsberg ASSOCIATED PRESS
BOSTON (AP) Citing what he called a “complete communications breakdown” within the state transportation department, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Mullan announced March 25 that he had accepted the resignation of a top highway official who failed to inform him for weeks about a corroded 110-pound light fixture that fell inside a Big Dig tunnel. Frank Tramontozzi stepped down from his position as acting highway administrator, a title he had held since March 2, as well as from the position of chief engineer. “He [Tramontozzi] was informed early on in the investigation that there was an issue with the lights and he failed to report that to me,” Mullan told reporters following a regularly-scheduled meeting of Gov. Deval Patrick’s cabinet at the Statehouse. The department also released an investigative report that included an email from a highway official warning that corrosion in the lighting fixtures was a “big deal” and that some were not safe. Mullan, who also has been under fire for failing to promptly tell Patrick about the incident, declined to say whether he had considered offering his own resignation. But he said Patrick had expressed to him disappointment over how the matter had been handled. “From top to bottom, we have mismanaged the internal and external communications around the failed light fixture. That falls on me. We should have done a better job and I should have done a better job,” Mullan said. The $15 billion Big Dig, the nation’s costliest urban highway project, was plagued by design flaws and leaks. In July 2006, several 4,600-pound ceiling panels in another portion of the tunnel system broke free, crushing a passing car and killing 38-year-old Milena del Valle of Boston. The light fixture crashed to the roadway in the Thomas P. Tip O’Neill Tunnel on Feb. 8. No vehicles were hit and no one was injured. The timeline of who knew what about the incident and when top state officials were told has slowly evolved since Mullan first disclosed the incident at a March 16 news conference. On March 25, Mullan said he first learned of an issue in the tunnel by email March 1, but it made no reference to the falling light. Mullan learned about the fixture one week later during a regularly-scheduled staff briefing, he said. By then, an inspection of the approximately 23,000 other light fixtures in the tunnel was already well under way, he added. Patrick, who was in England on an overseas trade mission, was told about the incident March 15, one day before the news conference. Mullan has said he should have told Patrick sooner. “I have expressed to the secretary that a communication breakdown like this cannot happen again,” Patrick said in a
statement after Mullan’s announcement. The governor added that Mullan had “taken the appropriate steps to clear the record and hold those responsible accountable.” Tramontozzi was not the acting highway administrator at the time of Feb. 8 incident. The position was then held by Luisa Paiewonsky, who left the agency a few weeks later for personal reasons. Her departure had been planned in advance and was unrelated to the recent controversy, an agency spokesman said. When Tramontozzi was questioned about the incident, he told investigators that he did not learn about the falling light fixture until Feb. 25, more than two weeks after the incident, according to a report by the department’s deputy general counsel and released Friday. Helmut Ernst, a district highway supervisor, told investigators he informed Tramontozzi in a telephone call Feb. 9, and that during the call Tramontozzi asked if it was feasible to replace all the light fixtures. Ernst’s account was corroborated by two other highway employees who told interviewers they were with Ernst in his office during the call. Tramontozzi, who could not immediately be reached for comment, will be replaced by Frank DePaola, who is currently the assistant general manager of design and construction for the MBTA. The report also included a March 1 email Ernst sent to the department’s legislative liaison warning that the problems with the lighting fixtures were a “big deal.” He wrote that of the 8,000 light fixtures inspected to that point, five percent had shown “advanced deterioration to the point they are no longer safe.” Ernst wrote that engineers were resetting clips to less corroded areas of the fixtures as a temporary fix and estimated that replacing all of the fixtures would cost $200 million. The email was forwarded to Mullan on March 1 by Joseph Landolphi, a public relations aide, who asked: “Were you briefed on this? It’s potentially a big deal.” Mullan, in a reply dated March 5, said: “Not yet.” Mullan indicated that the management changes occurring within the department at the time could have contributed to the communications failures. “These facts, along with our highway administration’s failure to understand the magnitude of the incident, leads me to believe there has also been a clear lack of management oversight in our highway division that has led to an erosion in public confidence,” Mullan said. All fixtures above traveled roadways have been inspected and the tunnels are safe, Mullan said. Corrosion had been found on less than 2 percent of the total fixtures and those had been secured, though state and federal transportation officials were still investigating to determine a permanent solution. In his statement, Patrick credited the department for “promptly and professionally” addressing problems with the light fixtures, and added that it was a blessing no one was injured.
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Chafee Says R.I. Must End Borrowing for Road Work PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) Gov. Lincoln Chafee visited one of Rhode Island’s biggest highway projects March 15 to argue the state needs to stop borrowing money to pay for transportation projects. Standing before work on the Interstate 95 Pawtucket River Bridge Chafee said the state should instead use revenues from driver’s license and registration fees to fund road construction and upkeep. The move would save the state $43 million in annual interest payments on highway debt. The bridge will be replaced by a new structure designed to handle the interstate’s traffic loads. The work is expected to end in 2013. “We’ve got to wean ourselves from the borrowing habit,” Chafee said, shouting to be heard over the steam shovels working behind him. “Debt is bad. Every taxpayer knows that.” In his budget proposal to lawmakers, Chafee recommends gradually shifting
revenues from Division of Motor Vehicles fees to the Department of Transportation. Eventually, the state could pay for highway projects without the need to borrow, said Chafee, an independent. The state’s transportation construction debt is currently $430 million. Interest payments alone add up to $43 million this year, and are projected to grow to $70 million within a decade. Lawmakers must approve Chafee’s proposal. Tolls could be another option to meet the state’s long-term transportation needs, Chafee said. The state is now reviewing the option of adding tolls to some of the state’s highways, though any decision is likely years away, according to Mike Lewis, director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. “We’re just studying the option,” Chafee said. “It’s never something I’d prefer to do.”
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Doug Campbell and Jeff Masterson using GPS to perform layout for the John Deere 330 excavator building a pond.
A Cat 330 excavator and a John Deere 450 excavator loading Masterson tri-axle and trailer dump trucks for deep sewer installation on Rt. 114 in North Andover.
Company Meets Challenges of Tough Economy Head On MASTERSON from page 6
in 1988. Since joining the company, Jeff has worked in every position in the company while rising to become vice president, in charge of all day-to-day operations. Innovation and Adaptation Off that solid foundation, however, the company is constantly adapting to the ever-changing world of construction. “We have seen a role of the site contractor change into a small general contractor over the years. Once was a time when an owner or general contractor would hire each of these subcontractors themselves,” said Project Manager Bill Peach. “Today, it is not unusual for us to have six subcontractors on a job, and to handle all of the land clearing, blasting, paving, curbing, concrete and landscaping work. We have also seen the amount of regulatory oversight increase dramatically over the years. The amount of permits and paper work necessary to complete a project has increased significantly even in the last five years.” The company also has expanded services over the years to include environmental work. This work is more common, as projects in the Danvers area are redevelopments of previously disturbed and
contaminated sites. Where other contractors might have to wait for a specialty contractor to come in and deal with a contaminated or hazardous situation, Masterson is able to handle it themselves. “Here again,” added Peach, “The company grew into this work as our projects got more complex and our clients asked us to handle more of this kind of work.” There have been other adaptations to growing customer needs as well. “About five years ago, we established a division called Masterson Loam. It is a based at our headquarters and is a supplier of premium screened loam for both retail and wholesale clients,” said Jeff Masterson. “Building on the regular supply of raw loam from the construction division and a large fleet of equipment and trucks, Masterson Loam is able to produce and deliver a quality product for all types of projects.” It is this consistent attention to exceed customer expectations that has led Masterson to reach the 30th anniversary milestone. “We have always had the reputation of the company to call when you need it done. We have, over the years, continued to satisfy clients by getting tough complex jobs done quickly,” added Masterson. “We also have a repu-
tation with our suppliers and subcontractors that we pay our bills and this has helped us get the best service and, in turn, provide great service to our clients.” Tough Times Mean New Choices But progression can meet resistance through simple economics; that is, a challenging economy like the past three years have presented. “We have had to scale back and make some tough decisions. We have a great team of employees and we have all had to pitch in and do more with less,” added Masterson. “Whether it’s getting multiple bids from suppliers and subcontractors, to setting up yearly contracts with key suppliers, we have also been diligent about keeping our costs down on every aspect of the business,” said Peach. Masterson also has embraced technology to be much more efficient. “About three years ago, when fuel costs first skyrocketed, we implemented a GPS (global positioning) tracking system for our entire fleet of on and off-road equipment,” said Masterson. “There is a significant cost, but we more than pay for it in the savings in fuel consumption and it has made us much more efficient. It
has also allowed us to better track our job costs and be more aggressive in our bidding of new work” “We have also purchased two Topcon Hyperlite GPS’s (from Bunce Positioning Systems in Stow, Mass.) that we are now using to perform our own field survey layout,” added Peach. “This is a service that, in the past, we had hired a surveyor to do but are now able to handle ourselves, in house. By having one of our own employees, typically a supervisor, perform the layout work for a job, it allows us to have a better handle on what is happening on a job. It was a significant investment but we have seen an increase in our production, as there is no down time waiting for layout and we always have the ability to layout what we want, where we want it, when we want it.” Masterson said he sees his company adding GPS in all of his machines, as the next step to, “increase production and better manage the work flow on a job.” Peach added that management also worked with staff to set up jobs to minimize the amount of deliveries and trucks needed to send to a job. Masterson strives to have its suppliers deliver direct to the jobs to minimize its own trucking. They also use job storage boxes to maintain equipment and
tools on site, so that crews do not need to bring multiple trucks to a job each day with various daily tools. Providing a safe work environment for employees and subcontractors also is a top priority. “We also see an increase in the amount of attention paid to safety. We have always taken safety very seriously but we see even more strict regulations and enforcement in the industry continuing to create the need for better and better methods to keep our employees safe. We were one of the first companies to set up a trench safety program establishing guidelines with fines for noncompliance,” said Masterson. “We just, last year, created a policy for mandatory gloves for all of our workers as a result of discussions with our employees in our quarterly safety reviews.” Every employee takes part in a weekly safety meeting on a different subject. Many are OSHA and CPR trained. Such innovation, attention to detail, adaptation to changing times and requirements is how you “master” 30 years of building. For more information, go to www.jmasterson.com. (This story also can be found on Construction Equipment Guide’s Web site at www.constructionequipmentguide.com.) CEG
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CONSTRUCTION AUCTION QUINNIPIAC COMMISSION AUCTION
MANAGED BY DAVIS AUCTIONS, INC. SATURDAY, April 30, 2011 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: DAVIS AUCTIONS, INC. 210 CHESHIRE ROAD, RT. 68, PROSPECT, CT
Quinnipiac Commission Auction will be conducting our next auction of utility and construction equipment and related supplies on April 30, 2011. This auction will consist of equipment from utility companies; municipalities; contractors; and others. All equipment from utility companies and municipalities are sold in absolute. Tree company going out of business, all equipment sold in absolute.
Early Consignments from Utility Companies: 2008 FORD Escape Hybrid; (2) 2006 FORD Escapes; 2005 DODGE Caravan. Much more being added towards the middle of April. Check online for updated list.
Early Consignments: 2004 CAT 303CR Hyd. Excavator, w/blade, rubber tracks, EROPS, aux. hyd., under 1,000 hrs.; KOMATSU PC50 Hyd. Excavator, w/blade; SAMSUNG 130-2 Hyd. Excavator, rebuilt undercarriage; DRESSER TD8E Crawler Dozer, complete new undercarriage- tracks, rollers, etc., rebuilt engine, less than 200 hrs, overall very good condition; JOHN DEERE 1010 Crawler Dozer, Antique (It Runs); MASSEY FERGUSON 50A Wheel Loader, diesel; 1998 BANDIT HD1890 Wood Chipper, w/winch, all hydraulic, dual wheels, 4700 +/- hrs.; 2005 MORBARK 2400XL Hurricane Wood Chipper, w/winch; GEITH Grapple; Hyd. Auger for Excavator; Unused Skid Steer Snow Pushers; CASE Maxi Sneaker Vib. Cable Plow; 2000 FREIGHTLINER FL70 w/Altec 60’ Rear Mount Material Handling Bucket, 360˚ rotation, front mounted 30 ton winch, 4 stabilizers, diesel; 1988 INTERNATIONAL S-Series Dump, w/sander & plow; 1986 FORD CF7000 w/Chip Dump Body, 1 year old rebuilt Ford diesel & transmission; 1987 VOLVO Tandem Flatbed Dump; 1987 FORD LNT8000F Tandem Dump, 22’ Flatbed, diesel; 1989 FORD L9000 S/A Tractor; 1985 FORD F800 w/Powers bucket; 1974 FORD E9000 Dump Truck; 1993 INTERNATIONAL Bluebird School Bus; 1998 FORD Econoline Handicap Van, electric lift; 1998 GMC Sierra Crew Cab, diesel, 4x4; 1993 CHEV. 2500 Pickup, 4x4; 1987 CHEV. P30 Utility Van; FRUEHAUF 35 ton Detach. Lowbed Trailer, completely rebuilt, excellent condition; 1997 INTERSTATE 12 Ton Tag-Along Trailer, air brakes, completely rebuilt; GENERAL 20 Ton Trailer; 1988 EAGER BEAVER 9 Ton Trailer; TRITON Aluminum ATV Trailer, w/ramps; LEE ROY Air Compressor; ROL-AIR Air Compressor, gas; TIMBERWOLF TW5 Wood Splitter, 4 way, log lift, all hydraulic, Honda power; Wood Splitter; MILLER Power Curber w/Trailer; Road Curber 1995 SAFARI 37’ Motor Home, Cummins Diesel, washer/dryer, dishwasher, generator, etc., Everything in Great Shape; 2002 Travel Trailer; Antique Toys- 1956 CAT D6 Dozer Antique Toy, Made by Doepke Mfg Co of Ohio; STRUTCO 10 Wheeler Antique Toy Dump Truck 3PtH Equipment- Mowers, Grader Boxes, Etc.; KANGO 637S Rotary Hammer; KANGO 950 Rotary Hammer Drill; STIHL Cutoff Saw; Compactor; 3PtH Backhoe Attachment; Hay Baler; Set of Loading Forks; (3) 10’ x 16’ Storage Sheds; Utility Body; Shop Tools; Lawn Mowers and much much more. You name it, it looks like it’s coming!! More arriving daily. This is our early tentative list. Call for updated list mid February. We accept consignments up thru WEDNESDAY prior to sale. We never know what will be consigned at the last minute – so come to our inspection and find out! INSPECTION: FRIDAY, April 29, 2011
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Norfolk Power Equipment Welcomes Customers to Annual Open House By Jay Adams CEG Correspondent
A A bright banner welcomes Norfolk’s guests to the annual event.
Two members of the Easton, Mass., DPW check out Norfolk’s SVL 75 series.
Norfolk’s parts and service area drew a big crowd.
Attendees lined up to enjoy a hearty lunch in the Norfolk facility on both days of the two-day event.
bout 36 years ago, Carolyn and Glen Coulter – a year into their fresh marriage — borrowed $1,000 from an invested life insurance policy to buy a former laundromat. “I got out of college to become a teacher, but I love sales. Glen was going to fix things on the side, mowers,” said Carolyn Coulter. “I said to him, ‘If you can fix them, I can sell them.’ We bought a building in Norfolk. It was the Norfolk Laundromat. The owner was selling and Glen said, ‘I can use a building.’ That’s the long and short of it. “Crazy, isn’t it?” continued the co-owner of Norfolk Power Equipment on the Norfolk/Wrentham line. “We made our sign out of the old laundromat sign. We only had to change a few letters. We were in that building for 20 years. We’ve been married 37 years and in business for 36. We’ve sat in the same office for 36 years and we still like each other.” The owners of Norfolk Power Equipment — Glen, Carolyn, son Brian and daughter Stacey — are thankful. So grateful for the last four decades of success, they thank their loyal customers with an annual Customer Appreciation Open House, which took place this year on March 25 and 26 at their showroom facility, which has been Norfolk Power Equipment’s home since 1998 (they still have the old building). Hard-working heavy iron workers filled the 20,000-sq. ft. headquarters set on five acres. Special deals were offered on lawn mowers, excavators and backhoes from Touro, Kubota, Terex, Stihl and many others. But the day was more about giving back to those customers who have spent so much of their hard-earned money at Norfolk over the decades. As Carolyn Coulter said, the business grew, Norfolk’s reputation grew and, “the children grew. I only have two stores because I only have two kids.” She was referring to Norfolk’s other location in Burrillville, R.I., which opened in 2003, and to the fact that she literally raised her children in Norfolk’s store showrooms. “We actually had a playpen for them in the shop. I wanted them to go work somewhere else, but they literally grew up in the business,” said Coulter. “They loved it. Stacey graduated from Bryant University in finance and legal work. Brian graduated as an automotive technician. Stacey runs the office, financial payables. Brian is in sales and service. He ran the Rhode Island store and worked in the larger, construction end. Brian is really an excellent service person. He knows all aspects of sales and service. We are very lucky to have two kids who are interested in what Glen and I were interested in.” Their Customer Appreciation Day goes back to when they first opened the former Laundromat. see NORFOLK page 18
Stacey Coulter Root (C, with name tag) helps attendees with raffle tickets and open house giveaways.
Two-year-old Gavin Walsh of North Attleboro, Mass., brought his aunt, Susan Walsh of the Providence, R.I. area, along with him to check out Norfolk’s equipment.
The Terex PT-100 G was just one machine in the featured Terex line at the event.
According to Glen Coulter, “the best thing that happened to the business was getting the Kubota line in 1979.”
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Chappell Tractor Sales, Inc. Milford, NH 800/698-2640
Chappell Tractor East, LLC Brentwood, NH 800/616-5666
Kahn Tractor & Equipment, Inc. North Franklin, CT 860/642-7596
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Annual Event Goes Back to Company’s Earliest Days NORFOLK from page 16
and my brother and to bring my kids here. I have three children and I have them here a lot. There are “Today, it is an appreciation for all the contractors good morals taught here. My son’s favorite colors are and municipalities who purchase from us throughout orange and black.” the year,” said Coulter. “Different manufacturers and Her father, Glen, ever the businessman, is quietly equipment is sold here, and their representatives are pensive, making sure that every guest has the answers on hand at the event to answer questions. It’s not as and prices they seek. He also is very appreciative over much an Open House as much as an Appreciation this special weekend. Weekend.” “The business has far exceeded our expectations,” Norfolk Power boasts some 46 employees now, he said, nodding to his wife and partner of 37 years. many of whom have been part of their team for more Ed France of the Waltham “That’s for sure.” than 20 years. School Dept. came to Norfolk’s Unlike the women, who point to the family, Glen “When you are part of a family business, you take open house looking to replace Bill Pepe, service manager, points to the line he sells. care of the people who have been with you all those an old tractor the school system Norfolk Power Equipment, looks “The best thing that happened was getting the at the TL65 model. owns. The city of Waltham just years,” added Coulter. “We have great employees.” built eight new schools. Kubota line in here in 1979. Compact excavators, funds for breast cancer, signShe lauded David Hoyle, who has been at Norfolk track loaders and now, they have the largest cab in the maring up people for free raffle for 22 years; Steve Oliva for 20; General Manager Fred ket,” said Glen Coulter. Noonan, for 20-plus-years, and Roger Martin, “who was in tickets for prizes, setting up the food for the guests. They “I’d like to personally thank all our loyal customers who our wedding. These people have been with us since day beamed. continue to be here,” said his wife. “This is always open to “I remember going on the road with our first line of snow one.” the public and we invited almost 3,000 of our clients over the blowers, from town to town with two kids in the playpen in At the two-day event was special sales pricing that cusyears.” the car,” said Coulter. “It worked and I sold everything else. tomers couldn’t get on any other day. “These are longtime “I thank my customers every day,” added her husband. customers,” said Coulter. “A second generation of some It fostered customers from all over this area. Today, you “Without them, we’re nobody.” couldn’t do that.” families; families shopping here since we first opened up.” It’s important,” said Carolyn. “This is like our third child.” Stacey looked at Carolyn, setting up lunch for the guests Coulter and her husband Glen looked over their acreage, Norfolk Power Equipment has two locations: 5 Cushing and smiled. with the yard full of equipment, their parts and service and “I love machines. I cannot imagine my life without being Drive on the Norfolk/Wrentham, Mass. line and at 846 repair departments; their warehouses. They saw Stacey darta part of this,” she said. “I love being able to help my parents Bronco Highway in Burrillville, R.I. ing around from event to event, table to table, helping to raise
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