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  • Allen elects to retire as Deere Board chairman May 1st
    After a 45-year career of distinction and achievement, Samuel R. Allen has elected to retire May 1 from his current position as chairman of the Deere & Company Board of Directors.
  • Wirtgen Group names Brandt Canadian Distributor
    The Brandt Group of Companies has made a major product-line announcement. Effective December 1st, 2019, they have been named the Canada-wide dealer for the full range of aggregate and road construction and maintenance products from the Wirtgen Group.
  • Brandt is acquiring Nortrax in Canada
    The Brandt Group of Companies has announced it will acquire Nortrax in Canada, solidifying its position as the largest privately-held John Deere dealership worldwide.
  • Deere & Company Board elects John May as CEO and Board Member
    The Deere & Company Board of Directors has elected John C. May as a member of the board, effective immediately, and to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective November 4, 2019. May has served as Deere's President and Chief Operating Officer sin
  • Murphy Tractor & Equipment Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facility in Brunswick, OH
    Murphy Tractor celebrated the grand opening of its all new, state-of-the-art facility in Brunswick, Ohio, on August 15. Customers from northeast Ohio were welcomed to stop in for a tour of the new facility and review the latest John Deere equipment on dis
  • John Deere announces new Registered Apprenticeship Program
    Program will help address service technician labor shortage across the U.S.
  • John Deere C&F Builds New Illinois Training Facility
    John Deere recently completed the construction of a 7,500 square foot facility in Coal Valley, Illinois to better meet internal training demands, along with supporting customer visits and events.
  • Danny Fortier joins Nortrax Canada
    Nortrax Canada has announced that Danny Fortier has joined the company to further develop their support and service for customers as general manager of the Sudbury, Ontario branch.
  • Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc. Appoints New President
    Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., recently announced the selection of Bill Buckles to serve as the new President of the company.
  • Genesis Attachments acquired by NPK Construction Equipment
    NPK Construction Equipment (NPKCE) has purchased Genesis Attachments LLC (USA), Genesis Holdings (Germany), and Genesis GmbH (Germany).