Abbey Machinery and Claas Southern join forces to provide an extensive range of farm equipment for milk and meat producers, along with many other industrial applications. This new partnership will be launched at LAMMA’18. This follows on from the very successful co-operation with Claas Western announced a year ago.
“We had been looking for a like-minded partner in Kent, East and West Sussex, Surrey and the territory south of London, so we could get closer to customers and develop relationships with new customers”, remarked Michael A.O’Grady, Sales Marketing & Business Development Manager, Abbey Machinery. “Claas Southern is an ideal fit, both companies put back-up and support at the top of the agenda. Customers need the reassurance they are going to get a good quality product, backed up with excellent aftersales service”.
Russell Hallam, Sales Director, Claas Southern outlined that “Abbey Machinery have the full suite of additional products we are looking for, including Slurry Tankers, Applicators, Slurry Pumps, Diet Feeders, Manure Spreaders, Toppers and Shakers. We wanted a quality brand to offer to our expanding customer base”.
Thomas Hancock, After Sales Director, Claas Southern said, “we want a range of products that have good user experience, are easy to maintain and have a long trouble free life. We want to have well sought after brands”.
Richard Vaughan, Director Claas Retail remarked that “we have been very happy with the results we are got with Abbey Machinery in our Claas Western territory over the past year. Customer feedback has been great – saying the machines have a very strong build, are easy to use and capable of handling challenging tasks on farm”
Clodagh Cavanagh, Managing Director, Abbey Machinery said: “this is a world class partnership, giving us additional exposure to top class farms and we are very excited about all the opportunities it brings both Claas Southern and ourselves”.
Ross Gibbon, Abbey Machinery Regional Sales Manager, UK South emphasises “I’m delighted we are establishing a strong partnership with Claas Southern, renowned for excellence in customer satisfaction and I’m looking forward developing the business in their area”.
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L to R: Clodagh Cavanagh and Michael A.O’Grady (Abbey Machinery); Thomas Hancock and Russell Hallam (Claas Southern); Ross Gibbon (Abbey Machinery).