Farm Equipment magazine reports:
New Holland dealer Robert’s Farm Equipment Sales Inc will be merging with McGavin Farm Equipment, effective June 1, 2019. Robert’s has three stores in Chesley, Lucknow and Mount Forest, Ont., and McGavin’s has one store in Walton, Ont.
“The merger will help us to solidify our market position by providing a full-line of equipment and services for our customers, in a larger geographic area,” Robert’s Farm Equipment says in a press release. “It will also provide more opportunities for career growth for our employees as we continue to grow our business. Our greatest assets have always been our employees and customers and by joining the two companies together we will only enhance our expertise and experience.”
The dealership goes on to say, “We feel very strongly that the family values that both of our companies uphold is critically important for us because we want to ensure that we maintain the family atmosphere moving forward. It is very important that everyone understands that this is a merger, not an acquisition. The relationship that McGavin’s and Robert’s currently have has made this a very easy decision and we are excited to make this next step with each other.”
For customers the merger will allow the dealership to offer a full line of equipment. The merged company will continue to strengthen its position by strategically growing its products and services. “We will create a brand that is recognized for delivering quality products and services. We will continue to be a prominent partner in community projects and events.”
Merger will be effective June 1st 2019.