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Grady Martin

Southeastern Equipment


Southeastern Equipment recognized for Exceptional Sales Growth by Tennant Company

Sales Growth in 2007 results in Recognition –

Southeastern Equipment and Supply, Inc. recognized for Sales Growth in 2007

West Columbia, SC, February 11, 2008 – Tennant Company announced today the recognition of Southeastern Equipment and Supply, Inc. for it sales growth in 2007. Southeastern Equipment’s sales growth with the Tennant Company in 2007 was 143% over 2006 sales. In recognition for their efforts Southeastern Equipment will receive an incentive trip to Africa where principals from various dealers will be able to network and meet with top Tennant Company executives.

“We are excited with our results from 2007 and look forward to a successful 2008,” said Southeastern Equipment President Lee Martin. “Tennant Company is a premier manufacturer and we appreciate the recognition of the hard work we have done to promote their products. We hope that we will be able to continue to exceed the sales achievement goals that they set for us.”

About Southeastern Equipment

What it does:

Sells, leases, and re-sells new and reconditioned floor scrubbers, street sweepers, auto scrubbers, and upright vacuum cleaners, shipping to businesses, warehouses and distribution centers in 25 countries. Though its service work is in North and South Carolina, it also has an Internet sales presence.

Why it's growing:

Offers 50 to 60 percent savings over new equipment; easy online market enhanced by placement in search engines; becoming dominant in reconditioned equipment.

What's noteworthy:

The company is a third-generation family operation.

About is the online presence of Southeastern Equipment and is one of the leading online resources for industrial cleaning equipment and supplies. Products range from vacuum cleaners to street sweepers. The company also offers a wide range of supplies and parts. With over 500,000 items in its online catalog the correct repair parts and equipment are just a mouse click away.

About Tennant Company

Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) is a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; and specialty surface coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading concrete floors. Tennant's global field service network is the most extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Uden, The Netherlands; the United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries.