The first of 26 propane-powered school buses were unveiled today at a ceremony in Summerville. In an effort to be more economically and environmentally responsible, the state of South Carolina has purchased these new Blue Bird Vision Propane school buses to replace aging diesel buses. The alternative-fueled buses will be deployed to service Dorchester and Berkeley counties tomorrow.
Blanchard Machinery joins the Blue Bird Dealership Network
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Tom Payne, VP of Marinex, has been in the marine construction business for over 25 years. He recently explained that a partnership with Blanchard is essential to getting the job done.
Caterpillar recently completed their 2015 North American Reman Core Management rankings and we’re proud to share that the Blanchard Reman Core department has again placed in the top five for the 10th year in a row.
Award recognizes Trimble SITECH partner for contribution and commitment to dealer excellence program, improved business operations and revenue growth
Blanchard Partner OceanaGold featured in Business Review USA article regarding Haile Gold Mine.
When it comes to long-term relationships, Blanchard Machinery delivers expert Caterpillar Electric Power solutions and lasting results for clients across many different industries. One such longtime partner, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare, exemplifies the importance of Blanchard’s dedication to reliability and dependability.
Mortages.com asked DJ Yandle, Rental Operations Manager at Blanchard Machinery, what you need to know about using a light machinery for a major backyard renovation.
Wildfires are dangerous, unpredictable and possess the ability to burn the length of a football field within a single minute. And South Carolina is no stranger to the ever-present threat of wildfire. With just under 1,500 fires this year, resulting in over 6,600 acres of damaged and ruined property, the need for resilient fire fighting equipment shows no sign of slowing down.
As the flood recovery continues, we’re seeing South Carolina communities come together once again. McClam & Associates, one of our customers, is currently working to restore the levee at the Columbia Canal. Yesterday, they used a Chinook helicopter flown by the SC National Guard to transport three Cat 308Es.
Blanchard Truck Centers now offers Caterpillar’s new American-made model in the Cat Vocational Truck Family: the CT680. This truck is built to handle the toughest jobs on rugged terrains while still providing a comfortable and quiet ride.
For longtime customer Mike Sword, a partnership with Blanchard Machinery has meant years of local success in upstate South Carolina. Since 2002, Sword Grading has grown its equipment fleet with reliable Blanchard support. “Blanchard’s service is dependable, supplying Cat parts and people when you need them—even after hours. That keeps me up and running when it matters most.”
Caterpillar Inc. today announced it will begin independently designing and manufacturing its vocational truck product family at its plant in Victoria, Texas. The plant, which opened in 2012, currently produces hydraulic excavators.
The CT680, Caterpillar's latest vocational truck, is now available in South Carolina
Haile Gold Mine is revolutionizing the state’s economy by creating more than 800 jobs in the community and bringing in millions of dollars annually in revenue to South Carolina.
Blanchard Machinery is working strenuously to support the Haile Gold Mine and the community. For the first four to six months, there will be an on-site support team that will work eight-hour shifts, five days a week. Once that is in place, Blanchard will be moving to a 24/7 parts and service operation for the next 10+ years. The company plans to follow Haile Gold Mine’s lead on shifts and schedules and will adapt with as the mine grows and expands.
When Blanchard Machinery first started working with C.R. Jackson, they knew they were selling more than a machine. They were selling a partnership that would help both companies succeed. Both Blanchard Machinery and C.R. Jackson have transformed their industries and revolutionized their businesses throughout the many years of working together.
Thirty-two years later that there’s still an underlying faith that the relationship is focused on pushing each other forward in the industry and keeping both company’s best interests in mind. For Blanchard and C.R. Jackson, the relationship is more than just business. It’s personal
Caterpillar equipment can be found on job sites all over the world, being used by some of the largest contractors.
But by offering quality products, parts and service, Caterpillar, in collaboration with its local dealerships, also helps its smaller customers achieve success, too.
Blanchard Machinery is always looking for new ways to help it's customers. Now customers can take advantage of after-hours phone service and customer support, as well as Spanish-language support.
The new and updated machines feature a completely new cab with first-in-class designs and increased engine performance for greater productivity.
Increased New Holland service, parts and resources now available at Columbia Buckner Road location.
Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division launched its first heavy equipment operator class to help workers keep up with advancing technologies.
This is the first class launched from Tri-County’s partnership with Greenville-based Blanchard Machinery Co., the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for South Carolina.
Caterpillar reports record sales,revenues and profit for 2012.
Blanchard Machinery, the premier machine parts supplier and service provider in South Carolina, is pleased to announce the creation of Machining & Hydraulic Services within its existing machine shop.
The world's favorite secret agent, 007, takes control of a 320D L Cat hydraulic excavator in movie's famous opening action scene.
Caterpillar Inc. unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators, the Cat® 336E H.
In the largest exhibit space at MINExpo, Caterpillar will showcase the broadest line of mining and materials handling equipment available.
Peninsula Equipment is pleased to announce that as of June 1, they are now offering the Peterson line of products in Florida.
Blanchard Machinery delivered the first Cat CT660 on-highway truck sold in South Carolina to Richard Jackson of N. W. White in Columbia on March 26, 2012.