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<br /> October 2018<br /> A publication for and about Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. customers<br /> www.KirbySmithConnection<br /> .<br /> com<br /> <br /> JD KING CORPORATION<br /> See how this West Texas contractor shifts focus,<br /> bringing a more balanced approach to his business<br /> Chad King,<br /> Owner/CEO<br /> MESSAGE FROM<br /> THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dear Valued Customer:<br /> This year marks the<br /> five-year anniversary of<br /> Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control<br /> debut. The first-of-its-kind technology set<br /> the bar for integrated GPS dozing, and Komatsu<br /> has since delivered a second generation of it<a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=1"> October 2018 A publication for and about</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=2"> MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=3"> IN THIS ISSUE... 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An Unbeatabl</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 38" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=38"> “THE TECH MAKES ME FASTER.” JEROME HAYCRAFT / ASP</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 39" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=39"> FULL SHOWCASE Demo Days makes it easy for custome</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=40"> 2K-S Connection Half Pg Ad Kleemann:K-S Con</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=41"> CUSTOMIZED MACHINES Modification packages for was</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=42"> </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=43"> MORE UNDERCARRIAGE OPTIONS Komatsu General Constr</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=44"> KOMATSU CARE Technicians complete 100,000th compl</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=45"> “THEIR FINANCE PROGRAM ROCKS!” LANCE LANNOM, RACH</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=46"> Scan to watch YouTube Video Your dea</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=47"> TAX LAW SPURS OPTIMISM Lower rates and faster wri</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=48"> Demand for construction services likely to expand</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=49"> Whether you need excavators, dozers, loa</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 50" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=50"> www.masabainc.com Masaba, Inc. | 1617 317th Stre</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 51" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=51"> BUILD A HEAD OF ‘STEAM’ Adding the arts to techni</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 52" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=52"> CONSTRUCTION WAGES RISING AGC analysis indicates </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 53" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=53"> Committed to Quality. 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Throughou</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 54" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=54"> INDUSTRY NEWS Survey shows banks opening up comme</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 55" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=55"> Introducing the Broce MK-1 Transfer </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 56" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=56"> </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=57"> Please contact your local Kirby-Smith Machinery B</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=58"> Machine uptime is crucial for your success a</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=59"> The people of Kirby-Smith Machinery who are alway</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 60" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=60"> Available through Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. • 8</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 61" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=61"> INVESTMENT INCENTIVE New tax law expands Section </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 62" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=62"> NEW and USED Equipment 2018 Section 179 </a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 63" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=63"> USED EQUIPMENT 2014 Komatsu D3</a> <a title="KirbySmith-Connection-October-18no3 page 64" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed22ae6f?page=64"> C.P.I. 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