Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 30, 2015

CONVENIENCE HAS NO ADDRESS.

There is a new fleet of parts delivery trucks coming and going from our facilities. These trucks are part of a new customer service initiative. To make this a reality, Dan Young, Vice President of Parts bought new trucks (re-purposed others) and hired new employees at to head out on the road.

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October 22, 2015

NEW PEOPLE. NEW ROLES.

For progress, change is necessary and, Parts is seeing a lot of it. These changes have taken multiple forms. Vice President Young sees the Technical Consultants and newly instituted delivery program as a means of catering to a new style of customer.  The structural changes, however, are a way to increase departmental career path opportunities … Continue reading NEW PEOPLE. NEW ROLES.

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October 15, 2015

YELLOW BLOOD. FAST CARS.

Employees, Ken Burns and Neal Elliott, were nowhere to be found for a few days recently. Instead, they were in Charlotte, North Carolina visiting the Charlotte Motor Speedway. While there, they toured the Richard Childress Racing facility and attended a race. This trip was covered by Caterpillar Inc. as a prize for winning the ADSD-N Yellow … Continue reading YELLOW BLOOD. FAST CARS.

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October 12, 2015

CHILDREN GET MERIDIAN EMPLOYEES RUNNING.

Nearly 13,000 people participated in St. Luke’s FitOne 5K, 10K or half marathon in Boise, Idaho. This race is part of a 20-year-running Idaho Women’s Fitness Celebration, founded by former Olympian Anne Audain (a middle and long distance runner from New Zealand).

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October 5, 2015

PEDALING 444 MILES.

Ever wonder what it would be like to ride a bike through the Idaho wilderness? How about riding 444 miles of wilderness? For some, bike rides of this length provide a sense of excitement, awe, and accomplishment. Two of them work in Meridian.

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October 1, 2015

LIFTING AWAY MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY OSPREY PROBLEM.

This fall, as University of Montana (Missoula) faculty and staff prepared the stadium for Grizzly game day traffic, preparations were halted by the discovery of local osprey in the stadium’s lighting structures.

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