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2019-07-26 - Nortrax Ready for Growth with New Facilities in Val-D'Or, Quebec

LAVAL, QUEBEC - Nortrax is very pleased to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Val-d'Or, Québec, on Highway 117 at the entrance to the city. This new flagship facility will serve the construction, mining and forestry sectors of the Abitibi region.

2019-05-15 - Hitachi Names Nortrax, Inc. New Dealer for Forestry Products.

Nortrax, Inc. has made a major product-line announcement; they have been named a Hitachi forestry products dealer effective May 9, 2019.

2019-05-10 - Nortrax Announces Wirtgen Group General Manager and Dedicated Sales Team

Nortrax announces that Richard Perzan will be joining the Nortrax leadership team in a newly created position as General Manager Roadbuilding and Minerals. Reporting to Perzan will be the addition of two newly hired Wirtgen Group Territory Managers, Ryan Link and Dave Notari. Perzan will lead his team as well as help facilitate the sales department with complete responsibility for all activities related to Wirtgen, Hamm, Kleemann and Vogele product groups.

2019-01-02 - Nortrax Canada Inc. Becomes the Wirtgen Group Dealer for Ontario, Canada

Nortrax Canada Inc. will become the distributor of Wirtgen Group products for Ontario, Canada. Nortrax has been serving the Ontario market for more than 40 years performing as one of John Deere’s top construction dealers.

2018-12-10 - Tim Murphy to retire; Chris P. Holmes appointed as successor

Nortrax would like to announce that President & CEO Tim Murphy has decided to retire from the company. Chris P. Holmes, currently vice president of product support and marketing, has been appointed to the position, effective 1 January 2019.


Nortrax is excited to announce the opening of their newest state-of-the-art facility in Merrill, Wisconsin, just off Highway 51 north of Wausau at 601 South Pine Ridge Road. This flagship store will represent the full line of John Deere construction, forestry and commercial worksite products for north central and north eastern Wisconsin.  It is one of seven Nortrax locations in upper Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

2017-01-16 - Mike Geoffroy Joins Nortrax Management Team

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. 

2016-12-27 - Chris Hunter Joins Nortrax Management Team

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, 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.


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.

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