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Darr Equipment helps unveil Great Texas Balloon Race statue


The Great Texas Balloon Race weekend officially kicked off on Thursday night with a dinner, and a statue unveiling.

The pilots' dinner was held on the grounds of East Texas Regional Airport. The event included the unveiling of a statue that will eventually find a home in a Longview park.  The-ten foot-tall steel balloon was painted by artist Carmen Gadt. The statue is a joint project between the balloon race board and the City of Longview's Art From the Heart program.

The statue will be moved to a park under construction at the corner of Highway 31 and Spur 63 called "The Green."  The first competition flight for the Great Texas Balloon Race starts bright and early Friday at 6:30 a.m.

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Darr Wins 20th UCA President's Club Award

CHICAGO – September 2016 – UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announced the winners of its President’s Club Awards, formerly known as The Nissan Nine Awards.

The President’s Club Awards recognize the top ten UCA dealers throughout the Americas. The President’s Club winners set the standard to which all dealers representing UCA brand products aspire. They create a culture of reliability and professionalism within their organizations, and reflect UCA’s core values.

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Kalmar delivers unique Super Gloria reachstacker to JR Intermodal's Green Transport Terminal, Texas, USA


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and its US dealership Darr Equipment Co. of Houston have delivered a Kalmar Super Gloria reachstacker for barge handling to the JR Intermodal Green Transport Terminal in Texas. The order was booked in August 2015, with delivery on May 30, 2016.

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