Randy Papé Will be Deeply Missed
Papé is credited with the continuous expansion of one of Oregon’s largest privately held businesses. Continuing from the company his grandfather founded in 1938, he built The Papé Group into a holding company of six entities that provide sales and services for heavy equipment, material handling equipment, and corporate aircraft in seven western states from Alaska to California.
Papé was also president and chairman of the board for Liberty Financial Group, a board member of NW Natural, and a commissioner for the Oregon Department of Transportation.
“Randy touched the lives of countless people and helped everyone achieve their absolute best,” the Papé family said in a written statement. “Always enthusiastic, positive, and caring, Randy lived life to the fullest.”
Jones Joins Bandit Industries
Potlatch Names New Executives
In addition, Linda K. Massman accepted an offer to serve as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Clearwater Paper Corporation, the proposed spin-off of Potlatch’s pulp-based businesses.
Link-Belt Adds New Branch
“Bejac has an excellent reputation with contractors for quality service and support and has been an outstanding partner for LBX in representing the Link-Belt Excavator product line, said Mike Davis, Director of Marketing and Sales for LBX Company.
Bejac Corporation also has branches in Placentia, and Escondido, CA and is online at www.bejac.com
Case Names Danny McGaugh General Manager
McGaugh comes to Case Power and Equipment with 25 years of experience in sales and management. Previously, he served eight years in various leadership positions in sales, marketing, and branch management at Road Machinery in Arizona.
New Tigercat Distribution in Montana
Equipment Service Group has been awarded full, exclusive Tigercat distribution for the entire State of Montana, effective November 1, 2008. As a former Timbco dealer, Equipment Service Group has a strong service background and is well entrenched in the Montana forestry industry.
Liebherr and John Deere Update Crawler Relationship
Effective January 2010, the companies have agreed that John Deere’s Construction & Forestry Division will design and manufacture the 605, 655, and 755 crawler loader models in their Dubuque, Iowa, factory and will continue to distribute its own line of crawler loader models in the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Peterson Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing