CALGARY — May 5, 2010 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX News Network) — (Stock Symbol "RME" - TSX) Rocky Mountain Dealerships, a leading Canadian network of full-service agriculture and construction equipment dealerships, announces a new distribution agreement with Scania U.S.A. for exclusive distribution of Scania industrial engines in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories.
Scania is a leading global engine supplier and has over a century-long proven record of quality, dependability, and cutting-edge technological development. Scania has reaffirmed its leading position among engine manufacturers with a new engine range that will be available well ahead of the European Union and United States emission legislation for 2011. The combination of advanced technology, thorough application engineering, close interaction with the end user, and availability of parts and service, creates solutions for customers and provides them security of solid market support.
Rocky Mountain is currently the distributor of equipment for the Terex Corporation ("Terex") brand in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Terex, a leading construction and industrial equipment manufacturer has signed a long-term agreement whereby Scania will supply engines for some vehicles and other heavy equipment manufactured and sold by Terex.
Commenting on the new distribution agreement, Matt Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rocky Mountain Dealerships said, "Our customers are now, more than ever, demanding equipment that has lower cost per hour and minimal downtime. With the inclusion of Scania engines to our range of products, we will continue to improve the delivery of reliable products with the view to maximizing the productivity of our customers. As the master distributor for Scania we will serve not only our customers but all Scania end users and dealers in our area."
About Rocky Mountain
Rocky Mountain represents one of Canada's largest agriculture and construction equipment dealerships with a total of 25 dealership branches throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Rocky Mountain sells, rents and leases new and used construction and agriculture equipment, including the Case Construction, Case IH agriculture and New Holland brands, as well as offering product support and finance and insurance products to its customers. In addition, Rocky Mountain also distributes equipment from a number of other manufacturers, including but not limited to, Terex, Dynapac, Takeuchi, Leeboy, Bourgault, Claas and Kuhn-Knight.