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Bobcat Company announces opening of a new training center in Aurora, Colorado

Posted: 09/16/2019

(WEST FARGO, N.D. – September 2019) Bobcat Company, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of compact equipment, today officially announced the opening of a new Bobcat Training Center in Aurora, Colorado.

Distinguished members of the Aurora community joined Doosan Bobcat North America executives for a ribbon cutting ceremony, executive remarks and an interactive tour of the facility. The training center, the first facility of its kind for Bobcat in North America, is dedicated to developing and deploying world-class training to Bobcat dealers. Bobcat Company chose the Denver area for its easily accessible location for Bobcat dealers, as well as its strategic location near the Denver International Airport.

“The new Bobcat training center addresses our need for additional training capacity,” says Mike Ballweber, Doosan Bobcat North America president. “It also affirms our dedication to all dealers by providing a convenient location to service them. We look forward to being part of Aurora and the greater Denver community.”

The 44,400 square-foot facility allows the company to meet the growing demands for dealer training and presents the opportunity to improve training curriculums with the use of new technologies. Students will learn in the classroom and through simulations in interactive labs. They will also have the ability to apply what they’ve learned to products. The Bobcat Training Center provides specialized skills training such as troubleshooting and diagnostics, new technician onboarding, selling skills and more.

“As our equipment offers more features and becomes more advanced, it’s important that we offer the training needed to support new technologies and ensure that the full potential of each piece of equipment is being utilized,” says Ballweber.

The Bobcat Training Center includes technical training rooms, hands-on shop space, a large classroom style auditorium, as well as a full warehouse area for equipment storage and showroom space.

Bobcat plans to begin utilizing the new space immediately to further develop its extensive dealer training program, providing the company the ability to respond quickly to evolving industry demands and trends.

“As a company, we are dedicated to investing time and resources to make it easier for our dealers to learn how to use and maintain their Bobcat compact equipment,” Ballweber says. “We believe this investment will provide our company with the best trained dealer network and, in turn, more productive customers.”

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ABOUT BOBCAT COMPANY
Bobcat Company, headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota, is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of compact equipment. Bobcat® compact equipment includes skid-steer, all-wheel steer, mini track and compact track loaders; excavators; VersaHANDLER® telescopic tool carriers; utility vehicles; Toolcat™ utility work machines; compact tractors; small articulated loaders, and attachments and implements. Bobcat is a global brand with more than 550 dealer locations in North America and the leader in compact equipment – the industry’s original innovator, beginning more than 60 years ago with the first compact machine and predecessor to the skid-steer loader. Bobcat leads the industry with state-of-the-art technology for its compact equipment, delivering the latest solutions to help customers work more productively. For more information on Bobcat products and technology, visit Bobcat.com.

ABOUT DOOSAN BOBCAT NORTH AMERICA
Doosan Bobcat North America is the U.S. and Canadian subsidiary of Doosan Bobcat Inc., representing the world-renowned brands of Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products and Geith® attachments. These companies are industry leaders in the engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of compact construction equipment, generators, air compressors, lighting systems, light compaction equipment, and attachments.

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