TAMPA, FL (January 3, 2017)— Nortrax Equipment Company, the John Deere Forestry and Construction dealer in Ontario is pleased to welcome Mike Geoffroy as General Manager of their Timmins and Hearst branches. Mike will manage the total operations of both stores as successor to Des Bisson who retired following a successful thirty seven year career. Mike’s industry experience includes leading a truck dealership in the Timmins area since 2007 with responsibilities in all functional areas of operations. He also spent many years working as a sales representative for a Timmins machinery company. He has a passion for the industry and knowledge of the local market making him a valued addition to the Nortrax team. Mike is a resident of Timmins and enjoys flying airplanes in his spare time.
TAMPA, FL (December 14, 2016)— Nortrax Equipment Company, the John Deere Forestry and Construction dealer in Vermont is pleased to welcome Chris Hunter as General Manager of their Williston and Springfield, VT branches. Chris will manage the total operations of both stores as successor to Bill Chapin who is retiring in early January. His prior industry experience includes branch management and sales. Chris and his family have relocated from the Saratoga Springs, New York area and look forward to meeting and working with their neighbors in Vermont.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Nortrax is pleased to announce the addition of John Fairley to their Used Equipment Division in the Southeast Region.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Nortrax is pleased to announce the addition of Randy Klug to their sales team in the Merrill, Wisconsin area. He will be responsible for heavy equipment and forestry new and used machine sales as well as providing customers with their product support needs.
Tampa, FL – Nortrax Inc. has announced the acquisition of eight new locations in eastern Quebec, Canada from Equipment Sigma. Nortrax now operates former Sigma locations in Baie-Comeau, Chibougamau, Chicoutimi, Degelis, Mont Joli, St. Augustin, St. Georges and Trois Rivieres adding to their stores in Amos, Brossard, Laval, Mont Laurier and St. Agathe. “This purchase expands the Nortrax footprint in Quebec to thirteen stores to provide sales, service and product support of John Deere construction and forestry equipment.” stated Tim Murphy, Nortrax President and CEO. “This investment represents a strong commitment by Nortrax for future growth and compliments our overall promise to deliver the ultimate in customer satisfaction. We are very excited to be welcoming former Sigma employees to our Nortrax team. They possess a wealth of industry knowledge and longstanding customer relationships that are critical to our overall success. Clearly, as members of the Nortrax team, they bring a culture of knowledge, commitment and success that we value greatly.” Murphy added.
EAU CLAIRE, WI (August 19, 2016)— Nortrax Equipment Company, the John Deere Forestry and Construction dealer in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and the U.P. of Michigan hosted a live cut forestry event for loggers and timber industry professionals on August 18, 2016, near Twig, Minnesota. The site was located about 15 miles north of Duluth off Highway 53.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Nortrax is pleased to announce the appointment of James “Jim” Fodi to Vice President, Nortrax Quebec. Jim will lead Nortrax Quebec with branch operations in Laval, Brossard, Amos, and newly acquired Nortrax locations is Ste-Agathe and Mont-Laurier.
– Nortrax is very pleased to announce the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility in Ottawa, Ontario just off of Highway 7 west of Stittsville. The new flagship location at 190 David Manchester Road, near the junction of highways 7 and 417 will serve the construction, forestry, and quarry business in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Nortrax is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael J. Rugeroni to Vice President, Nortrax Canada. Michael will lead Nortrax Canadian operations based in Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland / Labrador.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Nortrax announces a new technology strategy and positions to better serve their construction, forestry and mining customers who are faced with increasingly sophisticated machines, tighter profit margins, and a growing reliance on technological expertise.