Brandt Tractor announces the acquisition of Wallace Equipment based in Fredericton, NB

REGINA, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - This acquisition marks Brandt's first presence in Atlantic Canada and establishes Brandt as a nation-wide company with 27 branches reaching from coast to coast.

Wallace Equipment Ltd. is the John Deere Construction and Forestry Dealer for Atlantic Canada, which includes New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Wallace operates five branches located in Fredericton, Moncton, Bathurst, Halifax, and Sydney.

"Building on Wallace's 20-year history, our plan is to invest in product support initiatives to better support customer needs. We'll do whatever it takes to help grow our customer's productivity and profitability by raising their uptime and lowering their operating costs," says Shaun Semple, Brandt Tractor President.

This acquisition is significant to Brandt customers for several reasons:

  • Brandt brings to Atlantic Canada its 80-years of customer service experience and its reputation for doing whatever it takes to help customers succeed.
  • Brandt's unique understanding of customer challenges within a variety of industry categories including construction, forestry, and resource sectors enable us to offer timely, cost-effective solutions.
  • Brandt will invest in new product support initiatives to better meet customer needs.
  • This acquisition enables Brandt to better meet the needs of national customers who operate equipment across the country.


Effective July 2, 2013, the Wallace Equipment Ltd. name changes to Brandt Tractor Ltd.

"We're very excited about this latest addition to Brandt and all the potential it represents. We're confident our expanded team and fortified expertise will help fuel our new nation-wide commitment to delivering value to our customers, every day," says Shaun Semple, Brandt Tractor President.

About Brandt Group of Companies

Brandt Tractor is part of the Brandt Group of Companies - based in Regina, Saskatchewan, serving customers worldwide through specialized business units for over 80 years.

Brandt Tractor is the world's largest privately owned John Deere Construction & Forestry dealer, and is a Platinum Member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Brandt Tractor previously operated 21 dealerships in western Canada and one in Milton Ontario. Adding the 5 Wallace branches brings the new total to 27 locations that now span the entire country from BC to Nova Scotia.

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SOURCE: Brandt Tractor Ltd.

For further information:

Paula Welke at 306-337-4032 or pwelke@brandttractor.com.


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