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Van Keppel Company Named Link-Belt Excavator Dealer

February 21, 2013 (Lexington, KY)

LBX Company, LLC makers of Link-Belt Excavators, Demolition and Scrap/Material Handling Equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of G. W. Van Keppel Company as the authorized dealer of Link-Belt Excavators and Material Handling Equipment for the St. Louis, MO market area and Southern Illinois. This appointment is effective immediately.

Van KeppelVan Keppel was founded in 1926 and is one of the leading providers of equipment and services for the construction, material handling, trench safety, and quarry supply industries.

“LBX Company is pleased to add the Van Keppel Company to our dealer organization. Their excellent reputation has been earned through dedication to customer support and knowledgeable sales people in the St. Louis market area,” said Jack McKay, Business Development Manager, LBX Company. “Our Link-Belt excavator product matches the majority of their current customerā€™s applications, so this is a great fit for us. The G. W. Van Keppel Company is a topnotch dealer and we are delighted to be a part of their organization.”

About Van Keppel

G. W. Van Keppel
Pat Meara, Branch Manager
11475 Page Service Dr., St. Louis, MO.
(314) 872-8440

About LBX Company

For more information, contact: Lisa Bemis Publicity/Sales Promotion Specialist, 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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