Vermeer's Andringa inducted into second hall of fame

Vermeer Corp. board chair Mary Andringa was honored during a Celebration of Excellence ceremony held Thursday by the National Association of Women Business Owners' Iowa chapter. She became just the second business owner to receive NAWBO's Iowa Hall of Fame Legacy Award. Andringa recently transitioned to her role as board chair after a long stint as Vermeer's president and CEO. Read More »

New Vermeer horizontal drill suits large and small projects

Vermeer is set to release a new horizontal directional drill designed to suit both large utility projects and small scale pipeline work. The D60x90 S3 Navigator offers 60,000 pounds of thrust/pullback and 9,000 pound-feet of rotational torque and a 202-horsepower Caterpillar Tier 4 Final diesel engine that offers a 17-horsepower gain over the previous D60x90 model. Read More »

Highway Equipment Co. hires new IT director

Highway Equipment Co. last week introduced Jarrod Stabnow as the new director of information technology. “I am excited to work for a respected local, family-oriented company with a history of success,” said Stabnow, who brings 25 years of experience to the position. He has knowledge in all aspects of IT, with expertise in client-side technology and back-end server infrastructure. Read More »

Highway Equipment's Edge among CropLife IRON product of the year finalists

The NL4500 G4 Edge from Highway Equipment Co. is one of five finalists for CropLife IRON's eighth-annual Product of the Year award. Finalists are chosen from CropLife reader feedback via e-mails and comments made at industry trade shows and equipment-oriented events. Highway Equipment officials said the award recognizes its company employees for their hard work and dedication. Read More »