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Cashman Timeline

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Cashman Equipment Historical Timeline

Founded in 1931 by James "Big Jim" Cashman, Cashman Equipment is one of the highest rated Caterpillar equipment dealers in North America. A full service dealer, Cashman provides new and used equipment for sale and rental, as well as high quality parts and service to construction, paving, mining, truck engine, and power system industries throughout Nevada and parts of California. Here's the full story:

1931: Cashman is founded in Las Vegas, Nevada by Big Jim Cashman with the sale of six tractors to the Hoover Dam Project.

1961: Cashman expands to include northern Nevada and opens a facility in Reno.

1981: Reno Service department expands. New Las Vegas facility opens. Elko store opens.

1987: Major service contract and first large truck sales to Round Mountain Gold Corporation fosters the opening of a Round Mountain location.

1988: Elko facility doubles in size. 
Cashman receives Caterpillar's first annual Quality Improvement Award. 
Reno warehouse moves to a 30,000 square foot facility.

1989: Cashman opens a Fluids Analysis Laboratory at the Reno location.

1990: Reno Service department expansion occurs. 
Las Vegas facility expands.

1991: Cashman delivers Nevada's first 994 Wheel Loaders - one of the largest loaders in the world.

1995: MaryKaye Cashman takes on the role of Chairman of the Board.

1999: Cashman achieves World Class certification for its mining rebuild facility, recognizing it as one of the best component rebuild operations in the world.

2001: Cashman celebrates its 70th anniversary. 
For the second time, the company achieves World Class certification for its Reno mining facility.

2002: Cashman becomes the western dealership for the Tesmec line of trenching equipment.

2003: Cashman is named Caterpillar's #1 dealership in the U.S. for Compact Construction Equipment sales. 
For the third consecutive year, the company's mining rebuild facility receives Cat's exclusive World Class certification.

2004: Cashman's Reno facility makes history by completing the first ever 994 Wheel Loader Cat-certified rebuild. 
Cashman acquires Spectra Lasers, LLC, a new division of the company dedicated to lasers and GPS. 
Parts, sales, and power divisions win the Gold Dealer Excellence Award from Cat.

2005: Cashman's Las Vegas Power Solutions moves to a new location, expanding operation. 
The company as a whole, as well as parts, sales, and power, win the Gold Dealer Excellence Award from Cat.

2006: Cashman turns 75!
Cashman opens a rental store in Carson City. 
Cashman receives 5 Star Contamination Control award from Caterpillar. 
Cashman breaks ground on a Habitat for Humanity house.
Cashman's Power Solutions wins Cat's Gold Dealer Excellence Award for the third consecutive year, upgrading the accomplishments to Platinum.

2007: Cashman breaks ground on new headquarters in Henderson in conjunction with SH Architecture, Burke & Associates, and the City of Henderson. 
Cashman's Power Solutions wins Cat's Gold Dealer Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year, upgrading the accomplishment to Platinum. 
Cashman's Power Solution division acquires CPS, LLC, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) company.

2008: Cashman celebrates the dedication of the Southern family's Habitat for Humanity home, built in part by Cashman employees. 
Cashman expands in through the opening of a new parts facility in Elko connected to Cat and Newmont. 
Cashman Power Solutions and Rental Store move into new corporate headquarters. 
Cashman Corporate moves into new headquarters.

2009: Cashman celebrates the grand opening of LEED certified new corporate headquarters. 
Cashman's new headquarters becomes the largest Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold designated building in Nevada, receiving its official LEED Gold designation from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Cashman LEED Gold facility wins industry award from AIA, Southwest Contractor, Las Vegas Business Press, NAIOP, and more for sustainability and architecture.

2010: Cashman LEED Gold Facility receives Retail Service Center Spotlight Award from NAIOP for N. LV Rental Store.
As the 12th Member of Cat Auction Services, Cashman provides additional equipment sale options for customers.
Mike Rowe partners with Caterpillar to help highlight Caterpillar customers' work; filming occurrs at Cashman Equipment.
Product line at Cashman expands with the addition of RPM Tech Snowblowers.

2011: Cat Paving and Weiler announce partnership, Cashman becomes one of the first dealers to offer their paving products. 
LEED Gold corporate headquarters of Cashman Equipment receives Sustainable Spotlight Award 2011 from NAIOP. 
Nevada Business Journal awards "Protector" Family Owned Business Award to Cashman Equipment for dedication to sustainability. 
Cashman collaborates with Cat to launch online Rental Store for easier customer access via the web and mobile devices. 
Cashman expands Power Solutions offerings with Atlas Copco Air Compressors.

2012: Las Vegas Paving takes delivery of Nevada’s first Cat CT660 Vocational Trucks during an informal dedication. 
Cashman first in the Americas to become a Cat Certified SOS Dealer and employees celebrate with Caterpillar in the Reno location.
Cashman receives Regional Supplier of the Year Award from Newmont Mining.
Cashman to host Las Vegas' first Cat Auction Services live auction. 
Las Vegas' first live Cat Auction sells 400+ pieces of equipment.

2013: Cashman acquires Bently Tribology to enhance fluids analysis services available through the oil, coolant, and fuel testing laboratory. 
Cashman to sell and service Legacy Bucyrus Mining Products such as hydraulic shovels, electric rope shovels, and drills. 
Cashman  named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists. 
Cashman  finishes a comprehensive remodel of the Elko store, as well as a 25,000 sq. ft. service shop expansion.

2014: Cashman completes renovations and opens a 4,000 sq. ft. laboratory for Cashman Fluids Analysis. 
Cashman becomes a Seeing Machines Limited dealer, responsible for delivery and support of fatigue monitoring technology.

2015: Cashman  becomes a Global Pump distributor, responsible for sales, rentals, and service in Nevada and parts of California.
Caterpillar awarded Cashman Equipment with honors in warranty, human resources, sales, and training.
City of Elko awarded Cashman’s location there with a Fire Wise Business award for the month of April.
Cashman Equipment named Supplier of the Year 2015 by the Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas and the Nevada Contractors Association.

2016: Cashman Elko and Winnemucca locations receives top safety award, SHARP, from Nevada’s Safety Consultation & Training Section
Cashman Fluids Analysis laboratory has zero lost time accidents.
Cashman's construction technology division, SITECH Nevada, moves its Reno office to new location.
Company completes phase 1 of Reno location’s renovations, including the main service shop, paint booth, site work, and new track/weld shop and wash rack buildings.
Cashman Equipment is recognized by the Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations for its successful completion of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). Cashman Equipment is the first business in Winnemucca to ever receive this designation and the second one in the city of Elko. 

2017: Cashman Equipment's corporate headquarters in Henderson receives top safety award, SHARP, from Nevada’s Safety Consultation & Training Section.
Cashman Cat the Rental Store earns Caterpillar’s 5-Star Certification Award for outstanding rental operations in heavy rentals and rental services.
Cashman Power Solutions earns Caterpillar's 5-Star Certification for outstanding operations in power.
Cashman Equipment Receives Legacy Award For LEED Gold Corporate HQ From USGBC & Green Alliance.
Cashman begins offering a new line of Cat Portable Generators from the Cat Home & Outdoor division.

2018: Cashman's warranty department is recognized by Caterpillar with a Bronze Warranty Excellence Award.
The company's Round Mountain location celebrates 15 years with no Lost time Accidents (LTAs).
Cashman Equipment and Utah Cat dealer, Wheeler Machinery Co., combine mining and construction technology divisions to create SITECH Intermountain.

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