John Deere Power Systems has announced the appointment of Power Equipment as the new distributor for John Deere Industrial and Marine engines in Australia and New Zealand as well as Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Island, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands and French Polynesia. Source: AFDJ eNews
This appointment is effective 1 July, 2017.
John Deere Power Systems is a major manufacturing division for Deere & Company with a reputation for reliable and fuel efficient engines designed to meet the needs of the agricultural, marine, forestry, construction and many OEM customers around the world.
One of the key strengths of the John Deere brand is the global support offered to customers with a network of more than 4000 customer focused dealerships ready to support their customers with quality sales advice, aftermarket support and parts backup.
Power Equipment’s inclusion in the global John Deere Power Systems ‘family’ represents an exciting chapter in the history of Power Systems in Australia and New Zealand, through an expanded dealer network and their dedicated commitment and focus on the engine power sector.
Power Equipment is a family owned business which was established in October 1990, for the specific purpose to act as the exclusive authorised Australian Distributor of Yanmar Marine and Industrial diesel engines and finished product.
Subsequently, Power Equipment’s Yanmar territory has been increased to include New Zealand, PNG and the South Pacific.
Additional products distributed exclusively by Power Equipment include PSS shaft seals, Mase and Northern Lights marine generators.
Power Equipment typically sells around 6000 marine and industrial diesel engines per year throughout Australia, New Zealand and the broader Oceania region, ranging from 5 to 1800 hp.
It enjoys a very stable workforce of approximately 85 across the group.
Power Equipment’s growth has led to the formation and development of branches throughout Australia and New Zealand. Its head office is housed in a modern purpose built facility in Melbourne, Victoria, with branch offices in Sydney and Newcastle in New South Wales, the Gold Coast in Queensland and Fremantle in Western Australia.
In New Zealand its head office is located in Auckland on the North Island, with a branch office in Christchurch on the South Island.
Over a period now spanning 27 years, Power Equipment has achieved an excellent reputation as a supplier of engines and associated products, through an extensive network.
Power Equipment contributes much of its success to acquiring the distribution rights to quality products, and backing this up with a total commitment to customer satisfaction both within its dealer networks and end users.
John Deere dealers will continue to support John Deere Power Systems with the added expertise, knowledge and support that Power Equipment brings to the Australian and New Zealand marketplace.