Buhler Industries Inc. (TSX: BUI has announced that Farm King will be the exclusive distributor of Westeel-built on-farm storage products in the United States. Buhler Industries will market Westeel-built grain bins and grain bin accessories under the Farm King brand, as well as all Westeel branded product sold in the United States.
This is the second phase of multi-step global alliance between Buhler Industries and Westeel announced in early October. In the first phase of the alliance, Buhler Industries began manufacturing a Westeel-branded grain handling line for distribution through the Westeel distribution network in Canada, creating a total grain handling solution. The line includes grain augers, grain vacs and grain cleaners.
“This alliance allows us to offer the total grain handling solution in the United States that our customers require,” says Dmitry Lyubimov, President of Buhler Industries. “Westeel products will add the essential elements to our grain handling line without compromising the quality that customers have come to expect from Farm King.”
The Farm King-branded grain storage solutions will be available through a select group of Farm King dealers on November 1, 2010. More information on the alliance and future plans will be released at a later date.
Buhler Industries Inc. (TSX: BUI) designs, manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment. The products are marketed under the brand names Versatile® and Farm King. Buhler Industries Inc. operates seven modern manufacturing and nine distribution centers totaling over 1.6 million square feet of facilities in the United States and Canada and employs more than 800 people. For more information visit www.buhlerindustries.com.