Buhler Industries Inc. elects new officers



    WINNIPEG, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - Buhler Industries Inc. has announced the
election of new officers from Combine Factory Rostselmash Ltd. The election
comes one week after Rostselmash acquired 80% of the common shares of Buhler
Industries Inc. The newly elected officers from Combine Factory Rostselmash
Ltd. are Dmitry Udras, Chairman of the Board of Directors; Yury Ryazanov,
Chief Executive Officer and Secretary Treasurer; and Dmitry Lyubimov as
President and Chief Financial Officer. John Buhler has resigned as Chief
Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Ossama AbouZeid has resigned as
President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary Treasurer.
    The company plans to continue to produce and sell all the products built
by Buhler Industries Inc, marketed under the Buhler, Buhler Allied, Buhler
Farm King, Buhler Inland and Buhler Versatile brand names. The
dealer/distribution network will remain largely unchanged, however the
Rostselmash network of more than 200 dealers in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan
will now carry Buhler Versatile tractors.
    Rostselmash is a major combine manufacturer located in Rostov-on-Don,
Russia that produces over 17% of the total world production of agricultural
combines. For more information, visit www.rostselmash.com.

    Buhler Industries Inc. (TSX: BUI) designs, manufactures and distributes
agricultural equipment. The products are marketed under the Buhler brand name,
including the Farm King, Allied, Inland and Versatile product lines. Buhler
Industries Inc. operates seven modern manufacturing and nine distribution
centers totaling over 1.6 million square feet of facilities in the United
States and Canada and employs more than 800 people. For more information visit
www.buhler.com




For further information:

For further information: Adam Reid, (204) 479-4667, E-mail:
areid@buhler.com, Web site: www.buhler.com, Trading symbol: BUI


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