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Bobcat Company appoints Swiderski Equipment Inc. as carrier of Bobcat equipment

BobcatSwiderski Equipment Inc. provides sales and service of Bobcat equipment to customers in Wisconsin

Bobcat Company has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Swiderski Equipment Inc. in Thorp as an authorized sales and service provider of Bobcat® products. The dealership is located at 201 South Financial Street in Thorp, Wis.

Swiderski Equipment’s Thorp location will carry the full line of Bobcat equipment.

For more information, contact Swiderski Equipment’s Thorp location at 715-669-5255 or visit their website:

Bobcat Company Introduces New Dealership In Minnesota

UnknownFarm-Rite Equipment provides sales and service of Bobcat equipment to customers in Willmar

Bobcat Company has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Farm-Rite Equipment in Willmar as an authorized sales and service provider of Bobcat equipment. The dealership is located at 1515 West Litchfield Avenue in Willmar, Minn.

This is a second location for Farm-Rite Equipment, in addition to their original location at 901 Parker Avenue West in Dassel, Minn.

“The feedback from our customers has been very good,” said Dan Ronning, general manager of Farm-Rite Equipment’s Willmar location. “We feel very welcome in this area and enjoy being able to offer sales, parts, and rentals, as well as a high level of customer service.”

For more information, contact Farm-Rite Equipment at 320-235-3672 or at

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Volvo Rents Acquires Two-Location FRED Rents in Wisconsin

Volvo Rents, a worldwide provider of small- to medium-sized construction equipment, announces the acquisition of FRED Rents, a two-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Madison and Neenah, Wisconsin.

The move comes as many equipment rental companies such as Volvo Rents continue to see a “secular shift” in North America as customers – including contractors, construction businesses and homeowners – recognize the advantages of the fixed cost of renting, which also covers maintenance, storage, delivery and more.

According to the American Rental Association, the continued annual growth in rental revenue is forecasted to reach a total of $53.1 billion by 2016.

“There is a real opportunity for us to gain further market penetration by aggressively selling the value of equipment rental at this point in the economic recovery,” said Mike Crouch, Vice President of Business Development for Volvo Rents. “It is our time to help our customer base succeed in their businesses. We are the catalyst that enables economic growth and allows businesses to recover, employ people and strengthen the economy, whether it is in Wisconsin, the United States or globally.”

In addition to Volvo Rents’ expanding line of Volvo compact equipment – such as backhoe and skid steer loaders, compact wheel loaders, compact excavators and compaction equipment – the rental center carries a comprehensive line of essential equipment and tools for the construction, commercial, industrial and homeowner markets. The focus is on daily, weekly and monthly rentals.

“Volvo Rents is a solutions-based company that provides services that solve immediate issues when people are dealing with capital availability and downsizing of owned fleet due to economic reasons,” said Jeffrey Corcoran, who co-founded FRED Rents in 2002. “I am confident that our customers are in great hands.

While store hours will remain Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the company offers 24-hour service, every day of the week.

Kleer Lumber, Inc. Announces New Distributor

Kleer Lumber, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Biewer Lumber as its newest Kleer authorized distributor in the Midwest, servicing dealers throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.  Kleer manufactures free foam cellular PVC building products including trimboard, decking, mouldings, sheets, adhesives and fasteners.

Effective immediately, Biewer Lumber sales representatives will be tasked with building and strengthening relationships with new dealers across the Midwest, educating them on the benefits of stocking Kleer products for resale to their builder and contractor customers.

“We are very confident in Biewer Lumber’s ability to represent Kleer products in the Midwest markets,” stated Jack Delaney, senior vice president of Kleer. “With their proven lumber industry experience and reputation, we feel they are another great distributor to represent our brand.”

For more than 45 years, Biewer Lumber has been delivering high quality building products to customers across the Midwest. The company’s businesses include four sawmills, three pressure-treated lumber facilities and several distribution facilities throughout the region.

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About Kleer Lumber, Inc.

Kleer Lumber, Inc. is an industry-leading American manufacturer of free foam cellular PVC building products located in Westfield, Mass.  Its flagship product, Kleer®Cellular PVC Trimboard, features pre-consumer recycled content certification from Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).  Kleer Lumber also offers PVC decking, mouldings, sheets and accessories including adhesives and fasteners. Kleer products are available through an extensive dealer network designed to serve the residential and commercial building and remodeling markets with a premium level of service and a commitment to cellular PVC building materials.  More information on Kleer Lumber can be accessed at

Vacuworx Welcomes Titan Machinery as Newest Addition to Distributor Network

Vacuworx is pleased to announce their new partnership with Titan Machinery, a trusted name in the construction equipment and agriculture machinery industries with over 90 North American dealerships.

Titan Machinery, based in Fargo, North Dakota, is now carrying Vacuworx’s line of vacuum lifting machines in three North Dakota locations; Bismarck, Williston, and Dickinson. At these locations, Vacuworx equipment is offered to customers, providing a cost-effective solution to general, pipeline, and utility contractors. Vacuworx lifters are unique in that they can lift and transport all diameters of coated and non-coated pipe in a safely and efficiently. Extremely versatile, Vacuworx equipment is used in pipeline, water, and sewage industries, as well as additional construction and material handling applications.

Mike Hall, Senior Marketing Manager for Titan Machinery, speaks about the advantages of carrying the Vacuworx line, “Our goal at Titan Machinery is to provide the best equipment solutions for our customers, and that includes our major lines such as Case Equipment and JLG, but it also includes short lines like Vacuworx that provide a niche or a tool that has proven itself in the field,” says Hall. “It’s basically another tool in our toolbox. The customers we have sold these to have been very happy with the performance. We feel it’s a good product – it does what the website and literature says it does, and some of our customers really need something like that.”

Vacuworx equipment will have a strong presence in Titan Dealerships in western North Dakota, to supply handling equipment for pipeline work that is common in that area of the country. Providing a safe and efficient solution for their customers has been an important factor for Titan Machinery in the decision to carry the Vacuworx line. “Vacuworx is an awesome tool, and has been very good for us and for our customers,” Hall continues. An electronic ignition, a remote control operating system and a vacuum reservoir beam that doubles as a spreader bar are standard components of Vacuworx RC lifters, which will allow Titan Machinery’s customers to safely maneuver materials with fewer workers, reducing exposure to accidents. Titan Machinery is headquartered at 644 East Beaton Drive, West Fargo, ND 58078. Titan Machinery can be reached at (701) 356-0130 or by visiting their website at

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