KNOXVILLE, TN, December 5, 2019 –Power Equipment Company, a part of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Wayne White to General Product Support Manager for the Middle Tennessee region. In his new position, Wayne will oversee the entire Product Support operation in Nashville, including parts and service.
“As Power Equipment continues to grow in the Middle Tennessee market, we feel it is important to continue to invest in our infrastructure around product support,” states Chris Gaylor, President of Power Equipment, “Our new facility increases our support capabilities exponentially. Wayne will bring additional leadership to this extremely important part of our business.”
The new 58,000 square foot facility which is set to open after the first of the year, adds an additional 28,000 square feet to the current operations in Lavergne, making it the largest branch in Bramco’s multi-state footprint. In addition to having 20 service bays capable of handling the largest production equipment used by our customers today, the new branch includes a training facility, significantly larger parts warehouse, GPS calibration and repair facilities, a new hammer pit for improved safety and increased rebuild ability, a clean room dedicated to the rebuild of drill drifters and hammers and a dedicated equipment demonstration area.
Mike Luster, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager- Middle Tennessee, agrees “Nashville and the surrounding areas continue to see enormous growth. To have the strategic focus and additional resources around the product support operations brings significant value to our customers. As we continue to increase our sales efforts, it is important to provide our customers with the superior support they deserve in order to get their work completed as efficiently as possible.”
Mr. White has been with Power Equipment Company for 18 years. He began his tenure as a field technician and moved to a Customer Service Manager position for Power’s steel mill business. For the last 5 years, Wayne has been managing the Power Equipment Customer Support Representatives throughout the state. Currently at the Knoxville location, Mr. White will be relocating to Nashville after the first of the year.
Power Equipment Company is a subsidiary of Bramco Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Power, together with its sister company, Brandeis Machinery & Supply, constitutes one of the largest construction and mining equipment distribution networks in the United States. Together they have fourteen branches throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Northern Mississippi and Eastern Arkansas. Bramco’s management understands that the success of our business is built upon maintaining our capabilities and developing a trusting relationship with our customers.