ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., January 3, 2012 — After 33 years of business, Lancaster Tractor, the oldest Ford Tractor dealer in Elizabethtown, Pa., has become part of the Messick's Equipment Dealerships. Messick's is one of New Holland's largest full line dealers in United States with their home office in Elizabethtown.

Lancaster Tractor began in 1939 as a Ford Tractor dealer and has served the construction and professional landscapers markets. They will continue with New Holland Tractors, Skid Loaders, Excavators, and Backhoes, as well as attachments. Other product lines include Beefco, Hudson Brothers, Bradco, McMillen, Sweepsters, ATI, Turf, Big Dog, Coneqtec Universal, and Ferris Mowers as well as an expanding portfolio.

Messick's began in 1952 and continues today with 4 locations.