September 12, 2016
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.
Jim Fodi, Nortrax Vice President of the Quebec region, said, “Now with 30 locations across Eastern Canada, Nortrax is bigger, better and stronger than ever. Quebec is a critical part of our footprint. We are better positioned to assist our customers with more product support inventory, and people than ever before no matter where their project may take them throughout the Province of Quebec.”
Nortrax, Inc., a John Deere company operates John Deere construction and forestry dealerships throughout the United States and Canada. We are committed to serving those linked to the land based on our core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation, values that have sustained John Deere for over 179 years. Based in Tampa, FL, the company supports the construction, forestry, commercial worksite and mining markets in Eastern Canada, as well as the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast Regions of the United States. Nortrax specializes in the sales, service and support of John Deere construction and forestry machines through the new, used and rental channels. Additional information about Nortrax, Inc., its products, services and career opportunities can be found online at www.nortrax.com.