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<br /> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment Company customers<br /> 2011 NO. 4<br /> CRAWFORD GRADING & PIPELINE, INC.<br /> Luthersville, Ga., firm specializes in sewer/water work<br /> and satisfied customers<br /> See article inside . . .<br /> Matt Crawford,<br /> Office Manager<br /> Herbert Crawford,<br /> Founder/Owner<br /> White logo is below<br /> A MESSAGE FROM<br /> THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dan Stracener<br /> We're optimistic<br /> about the future<br /> Dear Valued Customer:<br /> As we begin the new year, we're optimistic that the construction<br /> industry will begin a strong push toward growth. There have been some<br /> positive signs lately that show the industry is experiencing growth. As it<br /> does, that's going to mean more need for equipment that can get the job<br /> done as efficiently as possible.<br /> In the past few months, Komatsu rolled out many of its new interim<br /> Tier 4 machines. In this issue of your TEC<a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=1"> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment C</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=2"> A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dan Stracener </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=3"> A publication for and about Tractor & Equipment C</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=4"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER CRAWFORD GRADI</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=5"> These Crawford Grading </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=6"> Growth at Crawford Grading & Pipeline . . . cont</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=7"> Call TEC for all your asphalt needs. TRAC</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=8"> A SPECIAL THANKS TEC CUSTOMER APPRECIATION Lar</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=9"> Harry Ward of Ward & Ward in Auburn, Ala., (left)</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=10"> From Komatsu – The Dozer Experts D65-17 Koma</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=11"> GUEST OPINION A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION Co</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=12"> INDUSTRY OUTLOOK WHERE ARE WE HEADED? There's </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=13"> slipped to 16th. A government report said America</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=14"> Various funding sources offer potential solutions</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=15"> Komatsu CARE for Komatsu Tier 4 Interim models is</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=16"> DASH 10 EXCAVATORS From Komatsu - The Excavator E</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=17"> NEW PRODUCTS MORE POWER, LESS FUEL New Komatsu</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=18"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER NEW PRODUCTS NEW ARTICU</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=19"> From Komatsu – The Truck Experts ARTICULATED TRU</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=20"> A SALUTE TO A CUSTOMER PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT NEW</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=21"> POINTS OF INTEREST ENGAGING EXCAVATION Komatsu</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=22"> 100% proven If you want to move more material mor</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=23"> KOMATSU & YOU FORECASTING THE FUTURE GM says PM</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=24"> Komatsu — at the forefront of technology . . con</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=25"> Ricky Mathis Chris Kohlenberg </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=26"> EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT END EXCESSIVE IDLING Koma</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=27"> INDUSTRY NEWS LOST REVENUE Analysis shows prop</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=28"> SIDE TRACKS On the light side </a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=29"> MORE INDUSTRY NEWS AGC lauds EPA's decision t</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=30"> THE PEOPLE INSIDE LONGEVITY PLUS Retired TEC o</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=31"> Used Equipment Specials For more information, con</a> <a title="TEC Tractor Times 2011 Issue No. 4 - GA page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d5f3222?page=32"> C.P.I. 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