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Omaha Hosts CWP Event

May 24, 2010

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company, Inc. hosted a customer appreciation and skid steer demonstration May 14th in Omaha, NE. Over 300 customers and vendors attended the event. Visitors enjoyed lunch, door prizes, and product demonstrations of the new John Deere D-Series Compact Equipment.

The highlight of the day was the ultimate skid steer skills course, where operators competed for the best time to complete challenging maneuvers. Advantages of the new D-Series, such as increased unobstructed visibility, impressive tipping load and Power Quick-Tatch™ with in-cab, push-button control, were featured. Top 3 operators awarded prizes included:

  • 1st Place winner of 24” Television – Wes Harrill, Mid American, skills course time 2 minutes, 46 seconds
  • 2nd Place winner of GPS Unit – Ron Giest, skills course time 3 minutes, 01 seconds
  • 3rd Place winner of Digital Camera – John Bruegeman, Bruegeman Excavating, skills course time 3 minutes, 17 seconds

“Hosting the event was a fun way for customers to experience the enhanced design”, shares Ron Efferding, Omaha Branch Manager. “All nine new skid steers and compact track loader models were the result of customer suggestions”. To find out more visit:

Tags: Event, CWP, Skid Steer Demonstration, Announcement.

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