David Wiese of Hendershot Equipment Company Inc. in Stephenville was named a Vermeer certified master technician after completing the Service Technician Certification Program (STCP) offered through Vermeer University, a department of Vermeer Corporation dedicated to training employees of the Pella, Iowa-based company and members of its distribution network.

In order to achieve the certification, service technicians at Vermeer’s Forage Dealerships must apply electrical and hydraulics concepts efficient trouble shooting and repair skills, utilize effective computer resources, and apply knowledge of all current and historical Vermeer Forage Products.

“We’re proud of David Wiese for completing the STCP program and earning the coveted Master Technician certification,” said Ron Hendershot. “He is honored to put the Master Technician patch on his shirt. It shows customers he is a reliable technician with an extensive knowledge of Vermeer forage products, and he’s a reliable technician who can be counted on to complete the job.”