Parts Special: 15% OFF Replacement Seats

When to replace operator's seat

Keep your equipment and your operator happy with a new seat

How’s the fall treating your seat? Hopefully it’s not torn and soggy or else it could be a long upcoming snow season. Even with a closed cab, seats break down from the snow you’re bringing in – you know what we mean if you’ve ever jumped into a wet operator’s seat! If you’ve been thinking about replacing your skid steer, tractor or mower seat now is the time to do it because this month we’re taking 15% OFF new equipment seats. Choose from our inventory of common skid steer and tractor seats or call us to place a special order. Continue reading

Parts Special: Safety Apparel Up to 10% Off Starts Now!

Majestic Safety Apparel Photo

The Safety Parka Keeps the Crew Warm, Dry and Seen on the Job.

This month we’ve got discounts on essential safety gear: this means everything from reflector vests all the way up to bomber jackets. Maintenance crews and emergency personnel need to be visible, so don’t skip on safety. If you buy now you’ll save 5% on any order, and if you spend over $130 you save 10%. Continue reading

Introducing Brent Shrader

Brent was appointed Parts Manager for our South Elgin dealership in mid-June. You may already be familiar with him over the course of his 30 year tenure in the equipment industry. Brent got a jump start on his career while still in high school by working the parts counter at DeKane Equipment, where his father was a business partner. It wasn’t long before he worked his way up to become both Parts and Service Manager for the dealership; experiencing the progression of the equipment industry over the span of three decades. Brent held the same title at Russo Power Equipment before joining our team at Martin Implement. Continue reading

My Dealer Access – a Self-Service Site for our Full-Service Dealership

24/7 Document Access

View the latest dealership promotions

CDK MyDealer is our integrated e-business application that offers you as a customer the around-the-clock ability to electronically access your account and equipment information, order parts, and view the latest dealership promotions. Much like the convenience offered by online banking, our MyDealer portal means that your purchase records are available to you at any time via mobile device or computer. There’s no need to pick up the phone to request an invoice and no reason to take up space maintaining paper files. That’s one step closer to a paperless office! Continue reading

Honda Extends Warranty Up to SIX YEARS on Select Lawnmowers for Homeowners!

The Honda HRX mower.

6 Year Manufacturers Warranty when you buy a Honda mower? Yes, it’s happening now during the populate One Year Extended Warranty event! This gives you a chance to have your non-commercial Honda lawnmower under warranty for up to six years!

The Honda HRS and HRR-Series mowers come with a 3-year warranty plan plus an additional year of extended coverage. The popular HRX-Series mower comes with a 5-year warranty plus the extra year. Pretty nice deal, right? All you have to do is purchase your mower before May 31st, 2018 and register your new mower within 30 days. After that, we’ve got you covered!  Continue reading

Please Welcome Jim Johnson to our Parts Team!

Jim came aboard as a Parts Associate at our Orland Park location just as February was coming to a close. When he first began working in parts back in 2011, Jim will readily admit that he had a considerable learning curve to familiarize himself with the industry. Fortunately, he jumped at the chance wholeheartedly and was able to quickly earn the trust on his employer, who promoted him to a regional sales rep, and later as store manager.

With a background in automotive parts, Jim embraces the opportunity to move over to equipment industry. He’s eager to meet our customers and to deliver on the exceptional service that they’ve come to expect from Martin Implement. He can be reached at (708) 326-9525 or by email at jimj@martinimplement.com.

Cold Weather Starting Tips for Construction Equipment

It’s common for the Chicagoland area to experience periods of arctic weather each winter, so we’ll need to remember and take precautions to protect ourselves and our equipment from these elements. Just as you need an extra layer and hot coffee to get you started, a few easy steps will keep your equipment running smooth and happy even when the temps are crazy. Continue reading

Introducing George Willer

George came aboard as Parts Manager for our Orland Park dealership in November. His tenure in the parts business spans over thirty years with managerial and sales positions in both the automotive and truck industries. Additionally, his family operated a small farm where he became familiar working with tractors and production equipment. George is well versed in having the right inventory on hand and understands the sense of urgency required to meet pressing demands.

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Promo on New Holland Protection Plans!

There’s a new promo going on at Martin Implement: No interest and 4 set monthly payments on all New Holland protection plans when you use the CNH Industrial Capital Productivity Plus account. Purchased protection plans are a way to protect your equipment beyond the base warranty. Plans include powertrain, powertrain plus hydraulics, or powertrain plus hydraulics and electrical. Continue reading