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RDO Equipment Co. News - March, 2013

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Several Western ND Locations Donate to Dunn County High Plains Cultural Center

Several Western ND Locations Donate to Dunn County High Plains Cultural Center

Several locations in Western North Dakota – including Bismarck, Dickinson, Hazen, Washburn, and the RDO Truck Center – presented a donation to the High Plains Cultural Center.

Dunn County is in the process of fundraising to build a regional multi-use complex for cultural, education, training, and social...

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Access Your Future Student Receives Co-op Student Intern of the Year Award

Access Your Future Student Receives Co-op Student Intern of the Year Award

Rob Hutchinson is currently employed with RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC) as an Access Your Future student at the Billings location. He currently attends Montana State University Billings and was selected as one of their Co-op Student Intern of the Year. Rob was presented with his award at a banquet on March 13....

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San Antonio Team Participates BBQ Cook-off

San Antonio Team Participates BBQ Cook-off

San Antonio Team Participates BBQ Cook-off

In late January, San Antonio team members participated in the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo BBQ Cook-off. All proceeds from the cook-off benefit the San Antonio Livestock Exposition scholarship fund.

Competing against 292 other teams – the San Antonio group placed 8th in the bean category. Cook-off team members included: Sales...

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Nick Kallhoff Named Aberdeen Parts Manager

Nick Kallhoff Named Aberdeen Parts Manager

Nick Kallhoff Named Aberdeen Parts Manager

Nick Kallhoff has been named Parts Manager in Aberdeen. Nick joined the company roughly one year ago as the Ag Service Advisor. Nick grew up on a family farm in Nebraska and spent several years working at a dealership in both Parts and Service roles. After leaving the dealership, he gained more than 10 years in retail and leadership roles.
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Prescott Team Members Present John Deere Service Advisor Remote to Local College Students

Prescott Team Members Present John Deere Service Advisor Remote to Local College Students

Prescott Team Members Present John Deere Service Advisor Remote to Local College Students

Fourteen students from Yavapai Technical College’s diesel engine class visited the Prescott store in mid-February to learn more about John Deere’s Service Advisor Remote.

The demonstration by Josh Watkins, Service Technician, and Joe Haas, Shop Foreman, focused on the diagnostic capabilities of...

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Aberdeen Hosts Event to Celebrate Three Employees’ Years of Service; Ron and Christi Offutt Featured

Aberdeen Hosts Event to Celebrate Three Employees’ Years of Service; Ron and Christi Offutt Featured Speakers at NSU

The Aberdeen store had a busy day on February 19. Ron Offutt and Christi Offutt were in town to help three employees celebrate a combined 115 years of service and were also the featured speakers at Northern State University (NSU), located in Aberdeen.

Roughly 150...

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Moorhead Hosts Customer Appreciation Event

Moorhead Hosts Customer Appreciation Event

Moorhead Hosts Customer Appreciation Event

On February 21, the Moorhead store hosted a Customer Appreciation Event, letting customers know how valued their business is.

The event was held in the shop, with new equipment on display so customers could walk around and ask questions. Nearly 300 customers were served a nice meal and also had the chance to win door prizes.

“This event...

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March 24, 2013  |  Category: Events

RDOIC Team Members Featured in American Surveyor Magazine Feature Article

RDOIC Team Members Featured in American Surveyor Magazine Feature Article

RDO Integrated Controls team members are known for being on the cutting edge of technology in their industry – but did you know that knowledge transfers to the classroom as well?

Nikolas Smilovsky, Product Specialist for RDOIC in Phoenix, is also an Associate Professor at Arizona State University. He is currently...

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Access Your Future Student Receives Scholarship

Access Your Future Student Receives Scholarship

Lucas Keller was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association (NDIDA).

He will begin the John Deere Ag Tech program at North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) in Wahpeton this fall and will formally start the Access Your Future program. He currently works part-time at the Moorhead store and will...

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Jeff Sobrero Named Sales Manager for Northern California Vermeer

Jeff Sobrero Named Sales Manager for Northern California Vermeer

Jeff Sobrero Named Sales Manager for Northern California Vermeer

Jeff Sobrero has been named the Sales Manager for Northern California Vermeer.  In his new position, he will be responsible for all Vermeer Sales Department personnel and operations in Northern California which includes the Fowler, Livermore, and Sacramento stores. 

Most recently, Jeff served as an Underground Account...

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RDO Integrated Controls Announces Acquisition of Topcon Survey Contract from Mathison’s Inc.

RDO Equipment Co.’s positioning division, RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC), announces the acquisition of the Topcon Survey Contract for the state of South Dakota from Mathison’s Co. Inc.

RDOIC will also assume the responsibility for providing construction supplies such as lathe, hubs, paint, and staking equipment for RDO Equipment Co. construction stores across the states of Minnesota,...

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RDO Integrated Controls Partners with Maptek to Sell I-Site Long Range Laser Scanner

RDO Integrated Controls Partners with Maptek to Sell I-Site Long Range Laser Scanner

RDO Integrated Controls partners with Maptek to sell I-Site long range laser scanners

Maptek, leading provider of laser scanning technology and software to the mining industry, has signed an agreement with RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC) to resell Maptek I-Site survey systems.

RDOIC is RDO Equipment Co.’s positioning technology division, supplying equipment for mobile mapping and...

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RDO-Vermeer Team Attends Vermeer Dealer Year End Meeting; MN/ND Team Wins Pinnacle Award

RDO-Vermeer Team Attends Vermeer Dealer Year End Meeting; MN/ND Team Wins Pinnacle Award

The RDO-Vermeer team recently attended the Vermeer dealer year end meeting hosted by Vermeer Corporation in early January, held in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. This year is Vermeer Corporations 65th anniversary.

FY12 was a great year for the team and it was recognized at the banquet and awards...

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