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Tractor & Equipment Co. to Purchase Part of the Expanded Cat Mining Distribution Business from Caterpillar

Published May 05, 2014 18:38

Tractor & Equipment Co. (“T&E”) announced today that they have acquired the expanded Cat Mining equipment distribution and support business for its territories from Caterpillar Global Mining LLC. T&E is the authorized Cat dealer in central and eastern Montana, western North Dakota, and northern Wyoming.

John W. Harnish, T&E’s Vice President of Product Support, stated, “Stability and world-class customer service will remain our top priorities through this transition. This is a significant step forward in helping our mining customers succeed as we leverage the synergies created by representing the full spectrum of mining products, service, and support in our territory.”

Tractor & Equipment Co. assumed responsibility for the sales, marketing and product support of the expanded Cat mining products, which includes Draglines, Unit Rig mining trucks, Room & Pillar and Longwall equipment, Electric Rope and Hydraulic Shovels, Highwall Miners, Drills, Belt Systems and various other lines of support equipment.

Caterpillar has announced similar transactions with other dealers over the last several months. Caterpillar continues to hold discussions with other Cat dealers that have mining activity in their territories and will continue to operate the former Bucyrus distribution business until the transitions have occurred in a given territory.

About Tractor & Equipment Co.
Tractor & Equipment Co. (or “T&E”) is the authorized Caterpillar® Dealer for central and eastern Montana, western North Dakota, and northern Wyoming. Operating under the names Tractor & Equipment Co., T&E Power Systems, and T&E The Cat Rental Store, T&E offers Caterpillar® and other preferred brand equipment and power systems sales, parts, service and rentals for customers in the mining, construction, petroleum, governmental, electric power, on-highway, forestry, industrial, and agricultural markets. For more information, please visit www.tractorandequipment.com.

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