Industry News: November 2019

The latest news from around the industry

Yanmar Group acquires ASV Holdings, ASV adds to dealer network
Yanmar Group announced the completion of its acquisition of compact equipment manufacturer ASV Holdings. The announcement is the final step in the acquisition, following from the June disclosure of a definitive agreement to acquire the company through the mechanism of a statutory merger.

In addition, ASV Holdings added C.N. Wood Co. to its dealer network. With six locations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maine, the dealer will offer all ASV Posi-Track compact track loaders and ASV’s full line of skid-steer loaders. 

Brokk opens doors to new facility
Brokk relocated to a new distribution and service facility in Stanhope, New Jersey. The new building is in the same industrial complex as the original location but offers the company 33% more space for increased inventory. The added space also allows the Stanhope team to offer Brokk demonstrations on site.

Douglas Kenney
Douglas Kenney

East promotes Douglas Kenney
East announced the promotion of Douglas Kenney to director of national fleet sales. In his new position, he will continue to be responsible for fleet sales in North America, while strengthening the fleet sales department’s national presence and enhancing East’s position as an industry leader in the platform marketplace.

Doosan Portable Power names new distributor
Doosan Portable Power named Rish Equipment Co. as an authorized distributor. Rish Equipment will supply Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment at 14 locations across portions of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.


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