MTZ Equipment Ltd, the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Belarus-made tractors, based in Thornill, Ontario, announced several new appointments of territory-managers on January 23, 2014.

The company announced the following new appointments:

  • Dave Rudnick — Washington, Oregon and Alaska 
  • Kerry Dangerud — Montanta, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota
  • Glen “Chip” Nothern — Kansas and Nebraska
  • Ed Strathman — Iowa and Missouri 
  • Doug Pritchard — Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico
  • Bill Allen — Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland

“The Belarus plant is looking forward to re-establishing the successful presence once enjoyed by the Belarus made tractors in the USA and Canada,” says Arie Prilik, vice president of sales & marketing.

Qualified dealers will receive full dealer support, says Prilik, and gain access to the 2014 lineup (85-212 horsepower), which will be augmented later to 300- and 350-horsepower units. Prilik also noted dealers will see world-class pricing, full tractor and spare parts availability from the Ontario warehouse and programs that include zero interest for 6 months/no principal payments for 12 months, and 2 years/2,000 hours warranty.

Belarus-based Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ) remains the world’s largest tractor exporter. With more than 30,000 employees and $1.1 billion (U.S.) in annual sales, the plant is producing more than 60,000 tractors annually, and exporting to 100-plus nations. One hundred twenty different tractors cover a full range up to 350 horsepower.