The Agricultural Division of Alamo Group Inc. has announced that Craig Harthoorn has been named President of Alamo Group (IA) Inc. 

Harthoorn assumes responsibility for the Indianola, Iowa, facility as well as leadership of the worldwide marketing and distribution of the Herschel, Valu-Bilt and CT Farm & Country brands.  “Craig brings a wealth of experience in the ag market to this position” said Rick Raborn, executive vice president of Alamo’s Ag Division.  “He’s a proven leader and he’s just what our customers and our employees need to continue our growth in the aftermarket parts business.”

Harthoorn’s industry experience includes positions with Kinze Mfg. and Brokaw Supply as well as time in the dealer and retail channel with the Sinclair Tractor organization in Iowa. He holds a B.S. in accounting from Upper Iowa University.

“This company combines over a century of success with a very bright future,” said Harthoorn. “I’m very happy to be a part of the Alamo Iowa team and I’m looking forward to getting out to meet our customers.” 

Based in Indianola, Alamo (IA) Inc. markets products as Herschel, Valu-Bilt, Central Tractor and CT Farm & Country. 

Alamo Group is a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of high quality equipment for infrastructure maintenance, agriculture and other applications. Our products include truck and tractor mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, snow removal equipment, excavators, vacuum trucks, other industrial equipment, agricultural implements and related after-market parts and services. The company, founded in 1969, has approximately 3,100 employees and operates 25 plants in North America, Europe, Australia and Brazil as of June 30, 2015.  The corporate offices of Alamo Group Inc. are located in Seguin, Texas.

Harthoorn can be contacted at (515) 961-7481 ext. 324 or