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CALGARY, May 11 /CNW/ - Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. ("Rocky Mountain" or the "Company"), a leading Canadian network of full service agriculture and construction equipment dealerships, announced today that it has been granted the distribution rights for New Holland Agriculture and New Holland Industrial equipment in the region west of Edmonton, Alberta.
Commenting on the new distribution agreement, Matt Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rocky Mountain, said "The Edmonton area has been an open point for the New Holland brand and Rocky Mountain plans to capitalize on this sizeable market. We have leased an additional facility in Edmonton to distribute New Holland Agriculture and light industrial products as well as our short line construction equipment products. The use of existing Hammer Equipment staff to start this new location will result in the business being fully operational by mid-summer."
Rocky Mountain currently distributes New Holland in Red Deer, Alberta - Hammer New Holland. This new Edmonton location represents the 13th location added to Rocky Mountain since the initial public offering in December 2007 and brings our total number of branch locations to 26.
About Rocky Mountain
Rocky Mountain represents one of Canada's largest agriculture and construction equipment dealerships with a total of 26 dealership branches throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Rocky Mountain sells, rents and leases new and used construction and agriculture equipment, including Case Construction, Case IH agriculture and New Holland brands, as well as offering product support and finance and insurance products to its customers. In addition, Rocky Mountain also distributes equipment from a number of other manufacturers, including but not limited to, Scania, Terex, Dynapac, Takeuchi, Leeboy, Bourgault, Claas and Kuhn-Knight.
Additional information on Rocky Mountain is available on our website at www.rockymtn.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc.
For further information: For further information: Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., M.C. (Matt) Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Brian Taschuk, Chief Operating Officer; or Garrett Ganden, Chief Financial Officer, 828 - 46th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2A6, Telephone: (403) 243-8600, Fax (403) 243-2264; Investor Relations, Renmark Financial Communications Inc., John Boidman, Vice President, Telephone: (514) 939-3989, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org