Friday, March 17, 2017

Modern Group President and CEO Paul Farrell Named to AED Board

Equipment Distributor Trade Organization Plans Major Advocacy Initiatives in Washington.

(Bristol, PA) Modern Group, Ltd is proud to announce that its CEO, Paul Farrell, has accepted an invitation to join the board of directors for the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) taking effect this past January. Mr. Farrell joins the leadership of this equipment trade at a critical time as the nation begins to take on major issues of job creation and infrastructure reinvestment. The AED board will host a series of meetings in Washington DC, including with leaders of Congress, to advocate for policies that will benefit the industry its employees.

“I am deeply honored to be selected for the board of AED,” Farrell stated. “I look forward to working with my peers in the construction industry to meet the challenges of rebuilding America’s infrastructure.”

“We are very pleased that Paul Farrell agreed to join the AED Board. Paul’s vast experience and his leadership skills will help our association maintain its position as the leader in the equipment distribution industry,” stated AED President & CEO Brian. P. McGuire. “Based on the comments out of Washington, D.C., 2017 looks to be a busy year for our association. We are glad to have Paul on board as we expand our reach in government affairs, ramp up our training offerings and rebuild our Foundation.”

Modern Group is a fully employee-owned company which distributes a wide range of construction and arborist equipment in the mid-Atlantic including Hyundai loaders and excavators, Bandit chippers and stump grinders, Elliot and Manitex cranes and more. For more information please contact 1-800-866-3376 or marketing [at]

About AED
AED is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental, and support of equipment used in construction, mining, energy, forestry, power generation, agriculture, and industrial applications.  More information is available at

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Modern is a full employee-owned organization and has provided world class solutions for its customers since 1946. For more information visit

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Construction & Arborist Inventory Clearance

Construction & Arborist Inventory Clearance

Modern Equipment & Supply is looking to move excess inventory at or below cost. New and used chippers, loaders, excavators, cranes, compressors, light towers and more are available for immediate sale. No reasonable offer will be refused!
Contact Ron Dortone Jr.
📱 609-314-1247

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Modern Equipment & Supply Named One of Hyundai Construction's Top Dealers Of 2016

The Growing Construction Equipment Sales and Service Organization Commended After First Full Year As Dealer.

(Bristol, PA) Modern Group has been recognized by Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas as a top performing dealer of 2016 during an awards ceremony at the Associated Equipment Distributors Summit in Chicago, Illinois. This award was based on level of success Modern has achieved at bringing Hyundai's portfolio of wheel loaders, excavators and compression equipment to their customers New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. This comes during Modern's first full year as a Hyundai Construction dealer and re-entry into the heavy equipment market.

"When we began our partnership with Hyundai we looked forward to challenges it offered and the successes which comes from our hard work as a sales and service organization" Said Rick Nelson, Vice President and General Manager of Modern Equipment & Supply. "We couldn't have asked for a better beginning for us as a Hyundai dealer. The ownership advantages Hyundai offers is second to none and our team of employee-owners have shown the industry that our organization stands ready to achieve even greater success."

“Hyundai has served the North American construction equipment market for more than 25 years. Throughout that time, our dealers have helped us achieve our goals and meet the needs of Hyundai construction equipment customers,” M.S. Kang, president, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas. “We congratulate the sales, service and management teams of our 2016 top dealerships for their hard work and success.”

All customers interested in learning more about Hyundai's impressive line-up of construction equipment, including scheduling on-site demonstrations, can contact Modern's Hyundai Construction product manager Sam Maury: 717-682-4236 or MauryS[at]

About Modern Group, Ltd
Modern Group, one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, provides sales, leasing, short term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, arborist, construction, and warehouse products businesses serving Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information visit

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Modern Recognized As MHEDA MVP For 2017

We are happy to announce that Modern has been awarded the 2017 Most Valuable Partner Award from MHEDA, a trade association for the material handling industry.

To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, Modern needed to successfully demonstrate a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship. MVP recipients must satisfy multiple criteria in the following important areas:

·         Customer Service & Safety
·         Business Networking
·         Continuing Education
·         Business Best Practices

We pride ourselves for taking an active role in this organization. We attend multiple MHEDA sponsored events a year, including at major conference like MODEX. These are great platforms for us to work with dealers and vendors from across the country, discussing best practices, speaking with lawmakers, helping our industry grow and thrive in the 21st Century!

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor.  MHEDA represents close 650 companies in the material handling equipment business.  Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking and best practices.  For more information, visit

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Dave Yuro Named EGSA Technician Of The Year

Modern is proud to announce that Dave Yuro of our Power Systems division has been named the 2016 Technician of the Year Award (TOYA) winner by the Electrical Generating Systems Association. Dave, his wife and VP/GM of Modern Power Systems John McClure were in attendance last night at the EGSA Fall Conference in Sacramento, California.

The EGSA is a nationwide trade organization for the on-site power industry whose membership encompasses generator manufacturers, distributors and over 1600 technicians from coast to coast. To be even nominated for the TOYA is a great honor, to win it represents one of the highest achievements in the industry. Dave’s dedication to his career, our customers, and his fellow employee-owners was expounded upon by John McClure for all EGSA members at the banquet. Our partners at Generac Industrial Power joined in the recognition and presented Dave with a gift of a portable generator.

This is a proud day not just for Dave, or the Power Systems Service Team but all of us at Modern!