Sany America has named the G.W. Van Keppel Co., a known earthmoving and road-building equipment distributor, a hydraulic excavator dealer covering central and western Arkansas.
The company, founded by Gerald W. Van Keppel in 1926, serves equipment customers through 15 locations in five states. The company provides equipment sales, parts and service, rentals and safety equipment. In addition to construction equipment, Van Keppel also offers aggregate crushing and screening equipment, material handling machines such as forklifts, and quarry supplies. Van Keppel has its headquarters in Kansas City, Kan.
“We’re pleased with the quality and productivity of SANY excavators,” said William Walker, president of G.W. Van Keppel and grandson of the company’s founder. “We’re excited to add Sany excavators to our offerings. Customers will appreciate Sany’s solid performance, backed by our personal commitment to service.”
“G.W. Van Keppel is well-established with a wide range of customers,” said Eric Teague, director of excavator sales at Sany America. “They’ve had impressive growth, built on a solid foundation of customer service. We’re looking forward to reaching more customers through G.W. Van Keppel.”
Sany America’s excavator offerings include the 7.5-ton SY75C, the 13.5-ton SY135C, the 21.5-ton SY215C and the 23.5-ton SY235C. Additional models will be introduced in North America in the coming year.
Sany America is based in Peachtree City, Ga.