Claas of America and Alberta Ag Centre recently announced that the dealership has been assigned additional territory in Alberta, Canada. The expansion comes after the Smith's Equipment Sales acquisition in Lougheed, Alta., and a new facility in Stettler, Alta..

Alberta Ag will add a new location in Medicine Hat in the summer of 2021 and relocate from Taber to a larger facility, 36,254 square feet and 10 acres in Coaldale, on October 1. The agricultural equipment dealership will now be the exclusive dealer for all Claas products, including the Jaguar forger, in Southern Alberta. All of this is in addition to their existing locations of Crossfield and High River, Alberta.

"The expansion, additions and acquisition will enhance our presence in Alberta," said Jason Wilson, president and CEO, Alberta Ag Centre. "It has always been our top priority to provide our Claas customers with exceptional customer service, reliable parts inventory and factory-trained service technicians, along with new in-stock units. Claas provides producers with improved efficiency and outstanding value throughout their entire product offering. "

Alberta Ag Centre offers the entire North American lineup of Claas agricultural equipment along with other product lines to meet the demands of Alberta farmers. Each store features a full stock of parts, a knowledgeable sales team and a complement of skilled technicians. Alberta Ag Centre places a strong emphasis on customer service and strives to build long-term relationships with their local growers.

"Alberta Ag represents what it means to be a long-line Claas dealer, and we are excited for their expanded presence in the region," said Eric Raby, president and General Manager – Sales, Claas. "Alberta remains an important market for Claas, and with this additional territory, we are able to continue our growth and expand our brand's reach due to their hard work and relationships they've built with growers in the area."

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