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STAFFS DEALER SWITCHES TO MCCORMICK

Drops existing Valtra franchise

David Eaton Tractors Ltd has grasped an opportunity to expand with more staff and a larger trading area by taking on...

STIHL LAUNCH A WORLD'S FIRST

First standard chainsaw with electronically controlled fuel injection

STIHL has launched the MS 500i, which they boast is the world’s first standard chainsaw with electronic fuel...

KUBOTA ANNOUNCED AS GOLD SPONSOR

Of Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Kubota has been confirmed as the latest sponsor for this year's Service Dealer Conference and Awards.

TRACTOR REGISTRATIONS

Down on March last year, but some optimism

Tractor registrations were down by 6.8% in March, a traditional strong sales month

GARDEN TRADER OWNER MAKES INDUSTRY PLEDGE

All revenue to be ploughed back in to promoting the dealer network

After a strong 12 months, Duncan Murray-Clarke (owner of the Garden Trader website) has announced that any revenue...

EQUIPMENT WORTH TENS OF THOUSANDS STOLEN

From mid-Wales dealer

£5000 reward offered by RVW Pugh Ltd, who have fallen victim to thieves stealing specialist Fendt equipment from...

DEALER CHANGES FOR RANSOMES

In north of England

Ransomes Jacobsen has announced several changes to sales territories in the north of England and Wales to, they...

ALEXA, LET'S MOW!

Husqvarna launches voice control for robotic mowers

At an event at their Newton Aycliffe base yesterday (March 15 2018), Husqvarna announced that their...

HONDA (UK) ANNOUNCED AS A GOLD SPONSOR

Of 2018 Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Returning to the Oxford Belfry Hotel this November, the Service Dealer Conference & Awards will...

JOHN DEERE TO ACQUIRE KING AGRO

Carbon fibre technology manufacturer

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire King Agro, a leading, privately-held...

SENIOR APPOINTMENT AT MTD SPECIALITY TURF PRODUCTS

New Director of Sales and Marketing

MTD have announced the appointment of Tony Whelan as the new Director of Sales and Marketing for their Specialty...

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

For the Service Dealer Conference & Awards

You can now register your interest for this year's Service Dealer Conference & Awards which takes place...

NEW RANGE OF ROBOT MOWERS COMING TO UK

Including a 'drop & go' model which requires no installation

Magic Distribution, (a trade division of Mower Magic Ltd) the specialist robotic mower distributor in the UK, has...

LTA UNDERGOES 10 YEAR REVIEW

Accreditation scheme for technicians and parts personnel

The Landbased Training Accreditation Scheme, formerly Landbased Technician Accreditation Scheme, offers a career...

TRACTOR REGISTRATIONS SLOW IN FEBRUARY

As anticipated

The AEA have released figures which show that, as anticipated, UK registrations of agricultural...

SCAM WARNING AS TOOL SHARPENERS RETURN

Dealers need to be aware say BAGMA

We have heard that 'particularly nasty' tool sharpening scammers, who were targeting dealers last year, are doing the...

DEERE TOP THE (OLD) CHARTS ONCE AGAIN

Market shares for 2016 announced

John Deere maintained tractor registration market leadership in 2016, but dropped market share by just over 2% on the...

ETESIA UK ANNOUNCED AS A GOLD SPONSOR

Of 2018 Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Returning to the Oxford Belfrey Hotel this November, the Service Dealer Conference & Awards will benefit from Etesia...

BOOST TO RECRUITMENT

New careers brochure launched

A new careers guide aimed at informing school leavers and others of the wide range of opportunities in the...

PA TURNEY IN 33 RANSOMES MACHINE DEAL

With Continental Lanndscapes

Dealership has nurtured the relationship between the companies for more than two decades.

PRESENTATION MADE TO BAGMA'S RETIRING ALASDAIR STRAKER

At the Curling In Stirling Event this week

Alasdair Straker, BAGMA's Business Development Manager based in Scotland, had a special presentation made to him...

DAVE ROBERTS PARTS COMPANY WITH KUBOTA UK

Change of managing director

Service Dealer has learned that Dave Roberts has left his position as Managing Director of Kubota (U.K.) Limited to...

MARK ORMOND APPOINTED NEW MD OF MANITOU

Joins from SAME Deutz-Fahr

Company says Mark brings significant experience in the management of capital equipment suppliers in the UK and ROI,...

HUSQVARNA ANNOUNCED AS A GOLD SPONSOR

Of 2018 Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Returning to the Oxford Belfrey Hotel this November, the Service Dealer Conference & Awards will once again benefit...

DEALER AREA CHANGES FOR DOOSON

In Scotland Central Belt

The Central Belt region of Scotland will now be handled jointly by the company’s dealers, James Gordon Ltd...

TILLAGE LIVE HEADS TO SCOTLAND

2018 event to take place in Dunbar

The event, which is being held on Wednesday 26th September 2018, will include working demonstrations, a static...

STUDENT AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR LAND-BASED INDUSTRY

By CNH Industrial and IAgrE

Two awards are directed at undergraduates and post-graduates and will be made for a dissertation/thesis demonstrating...

TALLIS AMOS GROUP TAKES ON BS MOWERS

Acquires the trade and assets of Bristol based professional dealer

To provide continuity to customers in the area, all the BS Mowers staff have been retained and the dealership will...

SURGE IN DECEMBER TRACTOR REGISTRATIONS

Ahead of new regulations which came into force on Jan 1st 2018

AEA say UK registrations of new agricultural tractors in December 2017 reached 1,360 units - well over double the...

BLEC MAKE NEW DEALER APPOINTMENT

Acorn Tractors based in Derbyshire

The first new BLEC dealer under the stewardship of Charterhouse Turf Machinery, was announced at BTME this week as...

LAMMA SHOW FORCED TO CANCEL SECOND DAY

Due to high winds

The final LAMMA taking place at the East of England Showground, Peterborough, was forced to close a day early...

BTME MAKE CHANGES FOR 2019

Announcement made ahead of next week's event

On the eve of BTME 2018, BIGGA has announced major changes that reveal how the turf management exhibition will look...

STIHL ANNOUNCED AS PLATINUM SPONSOR

Of 2018 Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Returning to the Oxford Belfrey Hotel this November, the Service Dealer Conference & Awards will once again benefit...

TNS GROUP TO DISTRIBUTE MAJOR IN EAST

Full range of equipment.

Major Equipment Ltd has appointed Thurlow Nunn Standen Ltd as the new distributor for its Major ag and groundscare...

BIGWOODS AGRI TAKE ON VALTRA

New dealers for Somerset and parts of Devon

Taunton dealership have served noticed with SDF UK, but will support customers with parts and service until another...

BURDEN BROS AGRI APPOINTS

New Branch Manager for Framfield

John Deere dealers for Kent, Sussex and Surrey, have announced the appointment of Cara Jeffery to the position of...

LES MALIN APPOINTED MD OF ETESIA UK

Following Patrick Vives retirement

In his third successive promotion, Les Malin has been appointed as the new managing director of Etesia UK with...

KRAMP UK ANNOUNCED AS PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

Of 2018 Service Dealer Conference & Awards

Returning to the Oxford Belfrey Hotel this November, the Service Dealer Conference & Awards will once again benefit...

MOST READ SERVICE DEALER STORIES OF 2017

Top Ten revealed

Find out which stories were the most read in this Service Dealer Update during the past year.

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