Family business built on many attachments

An operator in a Bobcat T595 with an auger drills a post hole

It started with an unusual request. Three years after founding Swogier Construction, Stan Swogier received a customer request to put in a sand volleyball court. So, Stan rented a Bobcat loader with a backhoe attachment. After finishing the job, Stan

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Equipment comfort features let contractor continue work despite chronic pain

Todd Sharp climbs into his T650 compact track loader

Many skilled trades workers experience injury or physical setbacks at some point in their careers. This customer shares how Bobcat equipment provides him with enough comfort features to continue doing the work he loves, despite pain caused by genetics and rough competitive equipment.

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Concrete contractor builds a $5 million company with the right equipment

Chris Menn moves dirt with his T770 compact track loader

Chris Menn decided to take a risk by quitting his job and starting his own concrete company. The move paid off, and today, Chris runs a successful company to the tune of $5 million. In this blog, Chris shares how he launched his own business — and how the right equipment choices helped him along the way.

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5 ways to boost snow crew morale during winter storms

John Eastman, owner of Eastman Homeowner Services, knows snow. Located at 8,000 feet in the High Sierra Mountain town of Mammoth Lakes, Eastman’s snow removal crew regularly battles extreme snowfalls – including 445 inches of the stuff during the 2016-2017

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Fire to ice: Local firefighter uses Bobcat skid-steer loaders to earn big-box snow removal contracts

Scott Alff stands next to his Bobcat S650 skid-steer loader.

Scott Alff, 44, constantly puts himself on the line. As a full-time firefighter at a local fire department, he doesn’t know what each day will bring, but he makes it his mission to protect the lives, property and environment of

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Government connection helps Missouri man launch business

David Jackson with Bobcat T590 compact track loader.

Installing roadside weigh in motion (WIM) scales and intelligent credentialing screening systems from start to finish for commercial vehicles isn’t a business prospect that many contractors willingly take on. For David Jackson, owner of Jackson Construction and General Contracting, it

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