Release Date: November 1, 2018
MacDon Industries Ltd., a world leader in technology, innovation, and manufacturing of high-performance harvesting equipment, is acquiring Winnipeg-based Sprayer Parts Warehouse effective November 1, 2018.
Sprayer Parts Warehouse, established over 65 years ago, is a leading national wholesale distributor of agricultural and industrial parts and fittings, sprayers and spray components as well as a full range of pressure washers, pressure washer accessories and parts.
MacDon President, Gary Giesbrecht remarks, “We are excited about the acquisition of Sprayer Parts Warehouse. This company complements our acquisition of Westward Parts Services Ltd. in 2012, and we look forward to enhancing our leadership position in Agricultural and Sprayer parts in Canada, as well as expanding our position in Industrial parts.”
“The addition of Sprayer Parts Warehouse is an excellent fit for our growing Aftermarket parts business. We see more opportunities for cross-promotion, distribution expansion, and increased volumes from this strategic acquisition” states Jason Klassen, Vice President of Global Parts Operations.
Sprayer Parts Warehouse will continue to operate as it has for many years at its current location at 1733 St Matthews Ave in Winnipeg. Ray Falkenberg, former owner of Sprayer Parts Warehouse, will remain with the company as General Manager. Dealers and customers can continue to place orders and make inquiries as always at 1-800-649-8748 or http://shop.spwarehouse.ca/.
For more on MacDon Industries Ltd. please visit MacDon.com
About MacDon Industries Ltd.
For nearly 70 years MacDon has been a world leader in technology, innovation, and manufacturing of high-performance harvesting equipment. Their harvesting history is rooted deep in the rich prairie heritage of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. MacDon products are distributed and supported worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Australia, Russia, Brazil, and Germany. MacDon’s relentless pursuit of improvement is driven by their desire to make harvesting easier and more productive for farmers. Working directly with producers and custom harvesters in the toughest real-world conditions; this relationship guides MacDon to pioneer industry-leading innovations like the FlexDraper®. MacDon has a worldwide reputation for excellence as The Harvesting Specialists and is proud to make equipment that help producers harvest the crops that feed the world.
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