Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Woody Ferrell as Account Manager – Pipeline Services Division.
Ferrell will focus on developing relationships within the Oil and Gas Pipeline construction industry, and represent Kirby-Smith nationally as the company expands its presence in the sector. As Account Manager for Kirby-Smith’s newly dedicated pipeline division, he will work closely with customers to understand their needs and create effective solutions. Ferrell’s sharp understanding of pipeline equipment applications and tireless effort to see his customers succeed made him a natural fit for the position.
Joe Trapani, Director of Pipeline Services, is confident that Ferrell will make an immediate impact on the division. “We are very excited Woody has joined our team. His knowledge of the industry, applications and customers throughout North America adds value to our partners. He is a customer centric industry professional and his values, integrity and trust are a perfect match for the pipeline industry and Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.”
Kirby-Smith’s Pipeline Services Division provides equipment and support nationwide to customers in the mainline, regional and local pipeline construction industry. Kirby-Smith’s goal is to provide a full service solution to customers offering a variety of equipment options such as dozers, excavators, pipelayers, wheel loaders, cranes, rubber track carriers, telehandlers, trailers and pipeline attachments such as hammers, pipe vacuum lifts, buckets, forks, quick couplers, and much more.
Ferrell is a Co-Chair of the Membership Committee with the (DCA) Distribution Contractors Association, and has over 25 years’ experience in the construction equipment industry, bringing a wealth of sales and marketing expertise to his new position at Kirby-Smith. He recently held the position of Director of National Accounts Pipeline Construction with Volvo CE, where he spent the last four years developing their Pipeline Division. During his time at Volvo, Woody held roles as Region Manager, Product Manager and Vice President of Remarketing. Prior to this role, Woody worked with CNH where he developed and launched their heavy compaction line offering to asphalt paving industry. Woody has also spent several years in the rental industry as a field representative and managing a location.
Ferrell’s passion, experience, and understanding of the pipeline construction industry, including what it takes to build valuable relationships, will help propel Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. forward in its goal to be the premier heavy equipment distributor for the Pipeline and Oilfield industries.
About Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.
Kirby-Smith Machinery is a supporting member of several organizations across the Oil and Gas Pipeline construction industry, including:
- APCA (American Pipeline Contractors Association)
- DCA (Distribution Contractors Association)
- EEIA (Energy Equipment & Infrastructure Alliance)
- PLCA (Pipeline Contractors Association)
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. was established in 1983 and is recognized as one of the premiere new and used heavy construction equipment and crane dealers in the country. Kirby-Smith Machinery and their hundreds of dedicated professional employees are committed to providing reliable new and used equipment for sale and equipment rentals, responsive service and equipment parts for multiple makes and models. Kirby-Smith has 10 branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. For more information about Kirby-Smith Machinery, call us at 888-861-0219 or visit our website at www.kirby-smith.com
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