Kirby-Smith Machinery appoints Trapani as Director of Pipeline Services Division

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. announced the appointment of Joe Trapani as Director of the Pipeline Services Division. Joe will head the development of Kirby-Smith’s newly dedicated pipeline division, which will focus on the equipment needs of pipeline contractors around the nation. This new division will provide 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, telehandlers, trailers and pipeline attachments such as hammers, pipe vacuum lifts, buckets, forks, quick couplers, and much more.
  Joe has over 20 years’ experience in the construction equipment industry, bringing a wealth of sales and marketing expertise to his new position at Kirby-Smith. He recently retired from Caterpillar Inc., where he spent the last 10 years developing their Global Pipeline Division. During his time at CAT, including roles as both Sr. Product/Marketing Manager and Sr. Corporate Account Manager, Trapani displayed a remarkable penchant for understanding customer needs in the market, and then creating effective solutions for them. Prior to this role, Trapani worked for Mustang CAT, Waukesha Pearce, Summit Equipment, and Ingersoll-Rand, serving in various roles.