Manitoba ag equipment dealer under new ownership
April 25, 2023 By Top Crop Manager
Toromont Industries Ltd., announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of all of the shares of Manitoba agriculture equipment dealer AgWest Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, to Mechan International, part of the Zweegers Equipment Group, effective May 1, 2023.
This Netherlands company, led by CEO Gerrit van der Scheer, has a long association with agricultural equipment including the distribution of Agco and CLAAS products worldwide.
Mechan will continue to operate the business under the AgWest brand, retaining the current leadership team and employees. They will continue to operate out of AgWest’s three main and three satellite locations in Manitoba, representing the current portfolio of leading agricultural equipment brands, including CLAAS and Agco products.