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LBX Company Celebrates Groundbreaking for Customer Experience Center

June 29th, 2018 (Lexington, KY)

LBX Company broke ground June 28, 2018 on a 25-acre tract of land in Lexington, Kentucky for the construction of a Customer Experience Center.

Attending the ceremony were Lexington Mayor Jim Gray; Secretary Terry Gill and Executive Officer Vivek Sarin, Kentucky Council for Economic Development; State Senator Ralph Alvarado; LBX President and CEO, Eric Sauvage, other company representatives and business leaders. Emcee for the event was Bob Quick, President & CEO, Commerce Lexington.

“The LBX Customer Experience Center is the next logical step to serving our dealers and customers better,” Sauvage said. “We look forward to welcoming guests to the facility. It’s an exciting and important next step to prepare LBX for future growth.”

Located on Remington Way, off Citation Boulevard in Lexington, the new facility should be completed in 1st Quarter 2019.

About LBX Company

For more information, contact: Lisa Bemis Events & Promotions Supervisor, at

LBX Company LLC is the proud maker of Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, scrap/material handlers, demolition equipment and forestry equipment. These products are sold through a large independent dealer network located throughout North and Latin America. LBX’s subsidiary company, LBX do Brasil, distributes these products in Brazil.

LBX Company is a division of Sumitomo (S.H.I.) Construction Machinery, a world-wide leader in construction equipment innovation and quality manufacturing based in Chiba, Japan.

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