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Equipment | MONROE TRACTOR « Monroe Tractor is a fullservice dealer of heavy equipment to various industries. Ready to Serve MONROE TRACTOR HAS FOUND SUCCESS BY REMAINING DIVERSE AND FLEXIBLE. BY ALAN DORICH A fter 61 years, Monroe Tractor has ture sector is much more active today than conbecome a full-service dealer for struction. “It used to be the reverse. Now that any make or model of construchousing is supposedly improving and if the tion and agriculture equipment, ernment decides to support money for our infra• Projected 2012 sales: More than President Janet Felosky says. “We can repair structure, we would again be [getting a] 50 per$100 million and service all makes of equipment,” she cent contribution from both the construction and • Headquarters: Henrietta, N.Y. says. “We were in the rental business ... long agriculture industries.” • Employees: 195 before other people were.” • Products: Construction and agriculture The Family Business The Henrietta, N.Y.-based firm sells and equipment Felosky joined Monroe Tractor in 1972. After four rents equipment from multiple manufacdecades, she has enjoyed working at the firm, turers, including Case Construction which is the only family owned business of its type Equipment, Wirtgen Group and Doosan. -Janet Felosky, president locally. “Most of our competitors are owned by outFelosky’s father, Henry Hansen, started the of-state ownership,” she says. company in 1951 as a Case distributor. She adds that the company’s family environBut when the local suburbs began pushing ment has nurtured staff longevity. Among those the agricultural operations more into rural areas, Hansen decided it was who have “stayed the course” with her, Felosky says, is Frank time to pursue construction and started a division to rehabilitate conSchoenacker, who is the general manager for the firm’s western operastruction equipment. Today, the firm serves both markets, she says. “[It is] a good form of diversification,” she says, noting that the agricul- tions. “[He has] been with me for 40 years,” she says. Monroe Tractor “You’ve got to have good business associates.” 192 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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