Bonnell Equipment Hosts Biennial Equipment Expo

Bonnell Industries, a third-generation family-owned business, will be hosting its biennial Equipment Expo on June 5 and 6, 2019, at 1385 Franklin Grove Road, in its hometown of Dixon, Ill. Bonnell Industries hosts its equipment expo to introduce customers to its vendors and to display new product advancements. In addition, the customers and vendors get the opportunity to meet the employees that manufacture and install all of Bonnell's products.

The Bonnell Expo is anticipated to be bigger than ever before with more than 40 vendors showcasing equipment. New to the itinerary this year are education sessions, which include information on prewet systems, fleet tracking and municipal leasing.

Since the 2017 Expo, Bonnell has added 18 full time positions and has expanded its property by 7 acres with plans of a near future expansion.

This year, Bonnell will exhibit fully equipped snow and ice fighting customer trucks, industrial leaf vacuums, road drags and used equipment for sale during the two-day event. Among the display equipment are new Bonnell built trucks available for purchase at the event. As a part of Bonnell's truck program, these trucks are ready to be upfitted with equipment most suited for the buyer.

In October of 2018, Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) awarded Bonnell Industries a contract in the snow and ice category, and all trucks displayed at the show in the Bonnell truck program, also are available for purchase under contract.

Do you ever find yourself with a question at an event, but are unable to locate anyone with the necessary knowledge to answer you? At the Bonnell Equipment Expo this year, look for the employees wearing Bonnell Orange shirts. The staff are always more than happy to answer any questions that you may have whether they are technical or sales related, all available Bonnell employees are there to help.

Not only is being at the Expo pleasant and educational, but there will be food, too. As always, the famous Fey's BBQ will be there both days of the event grilling out. Each attendee will receive one free lunch ticket upon arrival. For a pre-lunch and after lunch snack, Cliff's Donuts & More, from Ashton, Ill., will be serving coffee and donuts throughout the duration of the Expo.

Joe Bonnell, president of Bonnell Industries, said, “At the Bonnell Equipment Expo, we get to enjoy a great barbecue, but most of all we look forward to the valuable bonding and fellowship with our customers and vendors.”

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