Deere extends agreement with Western parent company

John Deere has extended its allied distribution agreement with Douglas Dynamics, parent company of Western Products, to sell and support Western snow and ice removal products for its compact utility tractor and construction equipment line-ups through the John Deere dealer network. Through this newly extended agreement, participating John Deere dealers in the United States and Canada will sell and service Western equipment that is compatible with John Deere compact utility tractor models, as well as John Deere skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders and select mid-size wheel loaders.

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“Following the success of our initial allied distribution agreement for our Gator line-up, we are thrilled to expand our partnership and offer our customers industry-proven Western solutions compatible with our compact utility tractors,” said Mark Davey, go-to-market manager, John Deere. “We are confident that the portfolio of Western snow removal products will help our customers handle snow and ice with ease and are excited to roll out this extended agreement ahead of another busy winter season.”

As it pertains to construction equipment offerings, in addition to the full line-up of compact wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, and compact track loaders, customers with select mid-size wheel loader models will also benefit from this agreement extension. Western snow and ice control product offerings are now available for the 444 G-Tier, 444 P-Tier, 524 P-Tier, 544 G-Tier and 544 P-Tier Mid-Size Wheel Loaders.

“Our construction equipment models, especially our compact equipment machines, are instrumental tools used in snow and ice management applications,” said Emily Pagura, product marketing manager, John Deere. “With these new snow removal product offerings, our customers can confidently tackle even the most intense cold-weather jobsites, all while enhancing operator productivity and reducing downtime in demanding environments.”

This agreement enables customers looking to expand their portfolio of snow and ice management solutions to purchase and service their John Deere machines and Western snow and ice removal products in one convenient location, streamlining support and getting customers back on the job sooner.

“We are proud of our partnership with John Deere, which has developed over the past four years and has been well-received by dealers and customers alike,” said Michael Frank, Manager of Business Development for Douglas Dynamics. “We continue to drive innovation and expand our offering to include larger, commercial-grade snow and ice control equipment such as the Pile Driver line of pusher plows and Compact Tractor solutions that move massive amounts of snow and raise the bar on efficiency. We are pleased to build upon the success of our partnership with John Deere to include their Compact Utility Tractors and Construction Equipment segments.”

Initial product offerings for compact utility tractor and construction models include the following Western snowplows and spreaders:

  • –    IMPACT Heavy Duty Straight Blade Snowplow
  • –    IMPACT Heavy Duty V-Blade Snowplow
  • –    ENFORCER Hydraulic V-Blade Snowplow
  • –    MVP3 Hydraulic V-Blade Snowplow
  • –   PRO PLUS Straight Blade Snowplow
  • –   PRODIGY Winged Blade Snowplow
  • –   WIDE-OUT Adjustable Winged Blade Snowplow
  • –    DROP 250 & 600 Stainless Steel Drop Spreaders
  • –    LOW-PRO Broadcast Tailgate Spreaders
  • –   PILE DRIVER Pusher Plow with TRACE Edge Technology
  • –   PILE DRIVER XL Hydraulic Wing Pusher Plow with TRACE Edge Technology

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