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RMS breaks ground at new Sioux City location

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      WATCH: Check out a recap video of the Sioux City groundbreaking   Road Machinery & Supplies Co. held an official groundbreaking ceremony for its new Sioux City location on Wednesday, May 15. The new 12,000-square-foot facility will replace the current branch, which was built in the early 1950s. The event was attended by RMS employees, the Sioux City Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Bob Scott, local news and other key partners involved with the project.   "This facility is going to be a substantial upgrade from what we have had in the past," said CEO Mike Sill II. "Sioux City is an important market for RMS. It is the gateway to western Iowa, and we represent a number of brands in Nebraska and South Dakota that we can service out of this location. Our ability to take care of those customers will be significantly enhanced."   The branch is located on the southern end of Sioux City between the Sioux Gateway Airport and Interstate 29 - a major north-south artery

RMS Rentals debuts rebrand

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  R MS Rentals   is pleased to announc e   that it is undergoing a rebrand to better align with the flagship company, Road Machinery & Supplies Co (RMS) .   This comes in coordination with ongoing efforts to offer RMS Rentals’ products in new territories, including from our Byron, Minn. branch. The rebrand   will be implemented in stages, featuring an updated logo   and color   scheme   designed to be cohesive   with   our   signature   brand.   RMS Rentals   is a one-stop shop for general and specialty construction contractors. Our comprehensive line-up of equipment includes lifts, concrete and paving equipment, compact excavators, cranes, and more.   Why the rebrand? 1.   Better alignment with RMS:   Our new branding will seamlessly integrate with RMS, creating a more unified identity that resonates with customers and vendors.   2.   Continued focus on rental:   Our commitment to providing high-quality rental equipment is a key part of our business and our dedication to exception

Genesis Introduces the GRP 480, Designed Exclusively for Processing Rebar

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  Genesis Attachments announces the   GRP 480 , its new hydraulic mobile shear designed exclusively for processing rebar. Developed in response to customer requests, the GRP 480 Rebar Processor features numerous bolt-on wear parts and surfaces for easy maintenance and jaw protection. The bolt-on, weldable lower tusks work with the weldable, replaceable piercing blades to efficiently sort and separate rebar bundles. Additionally, a bolt-on plate on the cutting side of the upper jaw provides a replaceable wear surface and protects the jaw’s parent material. The GRP also features an extra-large pivot group designed to withstand the rigors of daily rebar processing and provide maximum durability. The Rebar Processor features a 24-inch jaw opening with a 26-inch jaw depth and fits up to 48,000-pound carriers second-member mounted and 90,000-pound carriers third-member mounted.   For more information, contact your local Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Territory Manager, or e-mail marketing

Bob Newman awarded Jerry Hart Award by NUCA

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      Territory Manager Bob Newman was recently awarded the   National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) of Iowa   Jerry Hart Award. The award is presented to an outstanding associate member of NUCA of Iowa in recognition of the member's outstanding efforts and their support of the association. Members are nominated by their peers and the Board of Directors cast a vote to select the final winner. Having served as a member for many years, Bob was nominated by Vanderpool Construction.    “Receiving the Jerry Hart Award from Project Manager Jamie Crubaugh with Vanderpool Construction was truly humbling. My journey over the last 40 years has been enriched by invaluable lessons imparted by my customers, who have now become good friends. I extend my thanks to Road Machinery & Supplies Co. for this incredible opportunity,” said Bob Newman.   With more than 80 members, comprised of utility and general contractors and suppliers, NUCA strongly represents the interests of the undergr

Ben Schmidtlein promoted to Vice President of Aggregate

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    Ben Schmidtlein has been named Vice President of Aggregate for Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Schmidtlein joined the company in early 2020 and has been instrumental in guiding nearly four years of steady, substantial growth in aggregate sales and support for Road Machinery & Supplies Co.   Under Ben’s direction, RMS has built a dedicated Aggregate Division with a focused sales and support team. In 2022, RMS purchased Pit & Quarry Supplies Co., which provides competitive aftermarket parts options for customers and added a dedicated warehouse in Savage for aggregate products. In Ben’s expanded role, he will assume additional responsibility for this group.   “Ben’s leadership of the Aggregate Division has been a key factor in our growth.   He has built a team of capable sales and support personnel, and accelerated machine sales through more strategic planning and forecasting of market requirements.   I’m excited to align our aggregate efforts more

CDE and RMS announce strategic partnership

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    CDE and Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership.   RMS will be a Preferred Partner of CDE’s in the Upper Midwest, introducing materials producers to CDE’s industry-leading washing solutions in a bid to boost efficiency in sand and aggregate processing.   A family business in operation for almost a century, RMS will work alongside CDE to offer some of the most pioneering washing equipment available on the market to new and existing customers throughout Nebraska, North Dakota, northern Illinois, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.   With proven commitment to maximizing customer productivity through outstanding parts availability, RMS will stock a selection of CDE washing and screening products as well as plant parts to service the Upper Midwest where demand for our washing solutions is growing rapidly.   CDE will continue to deliver world class solutions, assurances, and certainty, guarant

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. hosts Rochester Open House

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  Road Machinery & Supplies Co. held an open house for its new Rochester branch location in Byron, Minn., on Wednesday, Oct. 4. More than 250 customers, employees, manufacturer representatives, and community members attended the event.        PHOTO GALLERY : https://photos.app.goo.gl/ERumSyAoymV6LQHZ9 VIDEO : https://youtu.be/WgFd8Wyle8s     “Rochester is an area that we have been really excited to be a part of, and we found the perfect spot with our Byron location. Prior to opening this branch, we had been serving the area from our Savage location, so this was a great chance for a lot of our employees and customers to put faces to names and create a community effort,” said RMS Vice President of Sales Joe Schmidtlein.   The event featured tours of the facility, door prizes, and local food trucks from Bleu Duck Kitchen and The Compadres catered the lunch. The day also featured on-site equipment demos and static equipment displays and students from Byron High School’s tra