Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that John Koch has joined the company as operations manager of the Fort Wayne, Indiana location. In his new position, Koch is assisting the daily operations of the parts, service and sales departments.

“We welcome John to the Southeastern team,” says Charlie Patterson, president at Southeastern Equipment Co. “With John’s experience in rental, parts and sales, we are confident we’ll see continued improvements and growth at our Fort Wayne branch.”

Most recently, Koch was a rental manager at MacDonald Machinery Co. Inc. for thirteen years. He had previously been employed by Resco Rents for ten years. He earned a B.A. degree at Huntington University in Physical Education with a minor in Computer Science. He resides in Huntington, Indiana.

About Southeastern Equipment

Southeastern Equipment has been selling, servicing and renting heavy machinery since 1957. The company has eighteen locations throughout Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Indiana. Manufacturers represented by Southeastern Equipment include: Case Construction, Kobelco, New Holland Construction, Hyundai Construction, Bomag, Gradall, Etnyre, Vacall, Terex, Terex Roadbuilding, Champion, Schwarze, Alamo Industrial, Eager Beaver Trailers, Superior Broom, Massey Ferguson, Midland Machinery, Hypac, Badger Equipment Company, DuraPatcher, Case IH, Fecon, Genie, Skytrak, JLG, Sullair, and a wide variety of companies that manufacture heavy equipment attachments. For more information, visit their website at