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
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
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.
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