Leola, Pa. — Fisher & Thompson, a milking equipment dealer serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and New York, recently acquired three locations in Virginia with the goal of providing equipment, service and parts solutions for the state’s dairy farms.

Fisher & Thompson purchased the Dairy Supply Division of James River Equipment in Harrisonburg, the GEA Southeast location in Cumberland and Blue Ridge Dairy Supply in Rocky Mount and will continue to operate in all three GEA dealer locations.

“We’re excited to have the opportunity to bring our passion and commitment to providing exceptional service to dairy farmers to Virginia,” said Rick Thompson, president of Fisher & Thompson. “Our commitment to dairy farmers is our way of life. We believe in providing the best service you can find, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We tell our customers that if you need us at 2 a.m. to fix a problem with your equipment or to deliver the part you need to keep your dairy operation up and running, we’ll be there.”

In addition to service specialists and an extensive parts inventory, Fisher & Thompson also provides milking equipment from industry leaders such as GEA Farm Technologies, as well as services such as milking parlors, parlor management, ways to maximize milk quality bonuses, refrigeration, animal health solutions, route supplies and more.

“We are 100% committed to making sure we have the most knowledgeable staff and servicemen, largest inventory, parts support, great products and fair prices to help dairies operate more efficiently and more profitably,” said Thompson. “It’s our goal to show that no one is more committed to dairy farmers than Fisher & Thompson.”

Fisher & Thompson will carry a full line of products, including GEA Farm Technologies, Conewango, Animat, Milk-Rite, AIC, Macro Air, Houle manure equipment, Norbco barn equipment and others.