Posts Categorized: Releases

Modern Machinery names Jeff Schwartz as new president

Industry veteran Jeff Schwarz will become the new President of Modern Machinery as of November 30, 2020. Most recently, Jeff was Group President of Materials Solutions at Astec Industries, Inc., in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He and his family look forward to relocating back to the Pacific Northwest. Jeff started his career in 1995 with Rinker Materials… Read more »

Modern Machinery Co., Inc. names Chief Operating Officer Lamont Cantrell as President

Effective immediately, Modern Machinery Co., Inc. (“Modern Machinery”) has appointed Lamont Cantrell as President. Lamont joined the company in 2003. Lamont is well-known and highly respected in the heavy equipment industry. He has played a key role in building Modern Machinery into a sales and service leader. Director Larry Simkins said “Modern has been fortunate… Read more »

What we’re doing to protect our customers during the COVID-19 epidemic

We continue to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and from local health departments near each of our facilities. Our aim is to implement sensible precautions that reduce the risk of illness and reduce the risk of disruptions to our customers. Our highest priority now and always is to protect the health,… Read more »

Modern Machinery adds DC Equipment to forestry product line

Modern Machinery is now the exclusive Dealer for DC Equipment/Falcon Forestry Equipment (FFE). DC Equipment design and manufacture a range of mechanised steep slope logging equipment that significantly reduces the health and safety risk to workers whilst at the same time increasing the overall efficiency and productivity of crews. This is achieved through their development… Read more »

Modern Machinery Increases its KPI/JCI Territory Coverage

Modern Machinery is pleased to announce that we have added Southern Idaho to our KPI/JCI market area. We are now the consolidated KPI / JCI / Astec Mobile Screens dealer for Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska. With our territory expansion of Kolberg-Pioneer, Johnson Crushers International, and Astec Mobile Screens, Modern Machinery is positioned… Read more »

Modern has a new Particle Counter in its Oil Lab

Benefits of Particle Counting: Verifies filter performance, filter selection, and optimum filter change point; Confirms target and fuel oil cleanliness levels are achieved; Providess reliable component protection and monitoring such as verifying bearing condition, shaft seals, pump condition and new machine break in; Troubleshoots and isolates problems, and confirms corrective maintenance such as detecting high corrosion or… Read more »