Takeuchi names Star Equipment as Central Midwest Dealer of the Year

By edited by Sarah Bunyea

The full-service dealer has four locations in Iowa.

From left: Sam Schneider, Takeuchi Central Midwest regional product manager; Shay Klusmeyer, Takeuchi Central Midwest regional business manager; Star Equipment President Bruce Bowman; Kevin Arens, Star Equipment; Remington Lawyer, Star Equipment; Scott Thompson, Star Equipment; Jared Vaske, Star Equipment; Wade Snyder, Star Equipment; Mitch McDonough, Star Equipment; Brad Bowman, Star Equipment; Brett Bowman, Star Equipment.
Star Equipment

Atlanta-based Takeuchi-US named Star Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Central Midwest region. Its successful sales efforts in 2019 have proven to show it is outstanding in the construction equipment market. Shay Klusmeyer, Takeuchi Central Midwest region business manager, presented the award to members of Star Equipment at the 2020 Conexpo-Con/Agg Show in Las Vegas.

Star Equipment was named Takeuchi’s Central Midwest Dealer of the Year after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas including sales performance, parts support, product support and training. The full-service dealer has four locations in Iowa: Ames, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Waterloo.

“We are honored to award Star Equipment as the Central Midwest Dealer of the Year; they are very much deserving of this recognition,” says Klusmeyer. “They have been one of our top-performing dealers for a long time and done a great job with taking care of Takeuchi customers. They always treat the customer as their number one priority and that is why they are so successful.”

“We work hard to take care of our customers, so we are excited to be named Takeuchi Central Midwest Dealer of the Year,” says Bruce Bowman, president of Star Equipment. “Our staff is very knowledgeable with selling and servicing Takeuchi equipment, and taking care of our Takeuchi customers is very important to us. We look forward to our ongoing partnership with Takeuchi.”