Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Trapani as Director of Pipeline Services
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announces the appointment of Joe Trapani as Director of the Pipeline Services Division.
Trapani 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.
Jeff Weller, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for Kirby-Smith Machinery, spoke highly of Trapani's experience and vision for the future.
Weller said, "He is very team-centric and has great vision about what we are hoping to accomplish for our customers with this new venture. Under Joe's capable guidance, I believe we can look forward to building an extremely successful Pipeline Services Division."
Trapani 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 Senior Product/Marketing Manager and Senior Corporate Account Manager, Trapani displayed a remarkable penchant for understanding customer needs in the market, and then creating effective solutions for them.