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RMS Announces Komatsu’s PC210LCi-11 Excavator: Versatility in a Compact Size

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Proprietary intelligent Machine Control 2.0 Offers Significant Productivity Gains Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) is excited to announce the arrival of the PC210LCi-11 excavator. The newest addition to Komatsu’s iMC 2.0 line-up, the PC210LCi-11 is a smart choice for contractors who need a versatile solution that still offers excellent range. With 165 HP (123kW) and weighing 51,397-53,882 lbs. (23,313 – 24,440 kg), the PC210LCi-11 is Komatsu’s smallest machine control excavator. It excels at digging precise footings, retention ponds and utility work, while its updated, factory-integrated system minimizes over-excavation and empowers operators to dig straight to grade quickly and accurately. Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) also helps contractors close the skill gap between new and experienced operators, a key factor in maintaining a healthy bottom line. A part of the company’s suite of Smart Construction products, services and digital solutions, iMC incorporates a hos

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Adds Peterson Corp. to Equipment Line

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Peterson Industrial Wood Grinders Diversify RMS Product Offerings Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its coverage of Astec brand equipment with the addition of Peterson Corp. industrial wood grinders. The Peterson lineup caters to the tree care industry with grinders, chippers, flails, blower trucks, stacking conveyors, and screens. RMS will be the Peterson distributor for all of Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. It will also cover Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, and Henderson counties in Illinois and Douglas and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin. Brian Gray, VP of Sales and Marketing for Astec, stated, "RMS has a proven commitment to product support and a loyal customer following. We are excited to continue their tradition of excellence.” “This agreement allows us to deliver a more diversified product offering to our customers and opens us up to new markets,” said Andy Schwandt, RMS Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We are very excited to grow our partnership with Ast

Roadtec Expands Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Coverage Area into Nebraska

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Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Coverage Area Now Includes Five States Roadtec, an Astec brand company, has increased the service area for Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) to include the state of Nebraska. RMS is now the Roadtec distributor for all of Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska in addition to Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, and Henderson counties in Illinois. “RMS has a significant presence in the compaction and road paving industry,” said Chris Colwell, VP of Channel Management for Astec Industries. “We look forward to a long and successful partnership.” “We are honored that Astec trusts us to cover an increased segment of its Roadtec customers,” said Andy Schwandt, RMS Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We have a very strong relationship with Astec, and this move is reflective of that. We are excited become a trusted partner to our new Nebraska customers.” RMS is also a distributor for Astec brands KPI-JCI, Peterson, and Astec Mobile Screens.

Komatsu intelligent Machine Control 2.0 Now Available on D51i-24 and D61i-24 Dozers

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Gain the potential to significantly increase dozer productivity Road Machinery & Supplies Co. is excited to announce the arrival of the Komatsu D51i-24 (131 HP) and D61i-24 (168HP) dozers , now available with Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) 2.0 installed. Productivity is key to job site success. And just as technology has transformed global business, iMC can help you quickly transform construction job sites into highly efficient, highly productive operations. Incorporating a host of advanced, proprietary machine technology, Komatsu’s iMC lets you leverage productivity-enhancing automation and cutting-edge job site design. Even operators with limited experience can work with utmost efficiency. With iMC, you can: Get new operators up to speed quickly Go from mass ex to finished grading faster than ever Fully integrate 3D design data into your machines Empower operators to work efficiently, pass after pass Features for iMC 2.0 dozers Learns as it works With proactive dozin

Maximize Your Bottom Line

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As 2020 winds down, many companies are looking for ways to maximize their bottom lines. For those in the construction industry, there are a wide range of ways to do that. Luckily, Road Machinery & Supplies Co. is there for customers to reach out to for advice on rentals, leases, and financing options. In a three-part video conversation with Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Manager of Finance and Credit, Jeff Boraas outlines many ways that RMS can help customers save money as the year comes to a close and strategies they can incorporate into their business plans for 2021. Check out the series here: Part 1: https://youtu.be/RwGlOWuB8pE Part 2: https://youtu.be/Xj4xsUklwKQ Part 3: https://youtu.be/ZG1LZH8aAOg

Close Out 2020 With a Tax Break

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As 2020 comes to a close, consider purchasing a Komatsu machine from Road Machinery & Supplies Co. to take advantage of Section 179. By purchasing a machine before December 31st, you can be eligible for deduction of up to $1,000,000 and a 100% bonus depreciation after write-off. Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year as opposed to writing off smaller percentage of the cost over multiple years. It is an incentive created by the U.S. Government to encourage small businesses to purchase equipment while also investing in themselves.  In 2020, business that purchase a new or used machine can write off the entire cost of the machine during the current tax year up to a limit of $1,000,000. For more information on the program, visit  www.Section179.org  or contact your tax advisor, then contact your Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Territory Manager.

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Partners with ME Elecmetal

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Partnership adds another industry leader to RMS’ aggregate equipment offering Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has been selected as a manufacturer representative for ME Elecmetal, a globally competitive supplier for total wear product solutions in the mineral processing, aggregate, construction and recycle industries.  RMS will carry ME Elecmetal’s line of crusher wear product solutions and provide sales, parts, service, and other support capabilities to customers in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  “We feel our new partnership will have a direct impact to our customers’ bottom lines,” said RMS Aggregate Division Manager Ben Schmidtlein. “We are excited to combine top-quality wear materials to our great products and services.” "As part of our effort to increase our market presence in this important region of the United States, we are pleased to begin our relationship with RMS," said George Schlemmer, Director of Crusher Products and Solutions