R&D: Tell us about your company’s history.
Excel Machinery: In 1969, Jake Diel founded Jake Diel Construction Machinery in Hereford, TX. Diel established the company in order to fill the equipment needs of his construction company. Taking advantage of the off season, the knowledge and time of construction workers was utilized to convert the construction equipment repair operation into a profit center. The company began to apply its expertise in buying and refurbishing machinery and soon the employee base had grown to 35. The company also soon outgrew the Hereford facility. In May of 1989 the land in Amarillo, TX was purchased and construction began on a 32,000 square feet facility. In 1994 a 24,000 square foot shop and an 8,000 square foot warehouse was added.
R&D: What type of machinery do you keep in inventory?
Excel Machinery: Horizontal impactors, Pugmills, Portable jaw and cone crushing plants, Portable screens and wash plants, Cold feed bins, various used equipment including asphalt and concrete equipment. We also have a full line of conveyors with standard sizes usually in stock.
R&D: How does your used machinery sales program fit in with the company’s other divisions?
Excel Machinery: Many of our used pieces can be incorporated into a new spread of equipment. We completely rebuild any used piece that comes in.
R&D: What are the sources of your used inventory?
Excel Machinery: Our used inventory comes from auctions, contacts within the industry and even our customers.
R&D: Tell us about your financing and warranty options:
Excel Machinery: Excel Machinery does not offer any financing options, but we encourage our customers to use the Terex Financial Group for these needs. All new equipment is offered a standard manufacturers warranty. All used equipment expresses no warranty.
R&D: What kind of buying experience can potential customers expect?
Excel Machinery: If you ask anyone in our business, they will tell you that Excel goes above and beyond for their customers no matter the size of the company. We help our customers by not only selling them the correct equipment for their needs, but also by teaching and training them so they can use the machines to their best ability.
R&D: Do you take trades?
Excel Machinery: We take trades on a case by case basis.
R&D: What other services and products do you offer?
Excel Machinery: The design, fabrication and sale of customized equipment and machinery for specialized applications.
R&D: Does your company offer parts? If so, tell us about what type of parts you offer:
Excel Machinery: Our parts department has a wide range of products to offer, from wear parts, screen cloth, belting, conveyor parts and crusher parts. We stock over $1M in parts therefore we have what you need.
R&D: How many locations does your company have and where are they located?
Excel Machinery: We have three branch locations. One in Oklahoma City, OK, one in New Braunfels, TX and one in Mineral Wells, TX.
R&D: What are some mistakes you see machinery buyers make?
Excel Machinery: There are many companies today that allow their customer to purchase the wrong equipment for their application. This is due to the lack of knowledge and experience on both the buyer and seller. Excel is not a company to make a quick buck, we want to gain customers because of the confidence they have in us.
R&D: What are some ways your company differs from most others?
Excel Machinery: Excel employes some of the most experienced people in the industry. Not only can we help you buy the right equipment, but we can set it up for you then teach you how to use it. Excel also has a technical department that can help with any situation you are in.
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