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Fecon purchases mulcher line from Vermeer, establishes distribution deal

Fecon mulcher in action

Fecon has purchased the Vermeer forestry mulcher product line and through this arrangement has established a global distribution agreement with the company.

This distribution agreement with Vermeer, which will be rolled out on a controlled basis throughout 2021, will provide their dealers access to the robust line of mulching equipment that leverages the best of Vermeer and Fecon mulching technology. 

"Adding Fecon engineering and technology will make it easier for customers to buy the equipment best suited to their needs," said Fecon LLC CEO Bob Dieckman. "With their extensive coverage and high standard of customer support, as well as the professional and strategic Vermeer sales organization, we are certain that both organizations will benefit from the partnership."

Fecon will start the process with a select, yet global group of Vermeer dealers in 2021, as well as strategically specify products and methodically expand from there. The company will assume production and support of the Vermeer model FT100 and FT300 forestry mulching tractors, and has begun moving these functions to their Lebanon, Ohio factory.

"Fecon's forestry innovation and product lineup is a great complement to our equipment portfolio," said Vermeer President of Industrial Solutions Doug Hundt. "With a lineup of products that support the land clearing, utility right-of-way and fire mitigation markets, their mulching attachments and tractors will give our dealers a broader portfolio to support those customers we are already working with in those markets."

Company info

3460 Grant Drive
Lebanon, OH
US, 45036

Website:
fecon.com

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1210 Vermeer Road East
Pella, IA
US, 50219

Website:
vermeer.com

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