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Updates from Australia

Good morning!

Kelly Wittman, our customer service manager, is in Australia visiting with Roto-Mix customers. He’s also attending BeefEx this week.

Here are some photos and updates from Kelly.

On Sunday we visited Ellerby Dairy west of Warwick. Ged and Rachel have a 720-16 trailer unit. Stuart and I quoted this unit 2 years ago when I was here. They were demoing the 620-16 trailer unit at the time.

720-16 trailer mixer at Ellerby Dairy.

720-16 trailer mixer at Ellerby Dairy.

Kelly and Stuart visited Brindley Park to see their 1105H truck and visited with the manager David Breed. They have 2 more identical units that are currently on the water and should be at the port in the next few days.

Loading the 1105H mixer with a batch box. Last feeding of the day.

I happened to catch a beautiful Aussie sunset behind Brindley Park’s mixer as it was delivering the last load of the day to the cattle.

The entrance to Stanbroke Feedlot.

Checking on Stanbroke’s 702-17 RotoSpread. They have spread over 18,000 tons since they took delivery!! From left to right is David Harris (mgr), Kelly Wittman and John (spreader operator).

Visiting Wallumba Feedlot. Kelly Wittman with Randall Coggan who is the manager there. Standing in front of one of nicest 10-year-old 620-16 truck mounts I have seen.

Pen of cattle at Wallumba.

Wambo Feedlot.

Stopped in at Wambo Feedlot and visited with James Connor who is the manager. They are using an 8-year-old 620-16.

Wambo Feedlot

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Doing Business in Australia

Good afternoon!

In addition to doing business all over the United States, we also make feed mixers and ship them to other countries.

We recently completed two 1105 H truck mount vertical mixers on T800 Kenworth trucks. The two mixers will be shipped to Australia in a couple of weeks. They’ll go to Brindley Park Feedlot in Queensland.

These 1105 H truck mount vertical mixers will be shipped to Australia.

Kelly Wittman, Roto-Mix’s customer service manager, said so far this year Roto-Mix has sent eight mixers to Australia.

There’s a market for mixers there because Australia imports all its vehicles. Roto-Mix’s ability to custom-build feed mixers means it has a large market in Australia.

“We listen to our customers and adapt to their needs,” Kelly said.

The two mixers that will be shipped soon are the second and third units going to Brindley Park Feedlot. They already have one Roto-Mix mixer.

The mixers will first be sent to California, where they’ll be put on a ship headed for Australia. Kelly said shipping the mixers to Australia takes about four weeks.

Roto-Mix has shipped eight mixers to Australia so far this year.

Kelly is also making a trip to Australia in a few weeks to attend BeefEx in Queensland. BeefEx, according to its website, is hosted by the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association and is held every two years.

Kelly said while he’s there he’ll ride with the Australian Roto-Mix representative. They will visit feedlots that use Roto-Mix products and talk about their ideas for the future.