Bandit Continues to Expand Network

Tue March 25, 2014 - National Edition

Mid-Michigan manufacturer Bandit Industries continues to expand its dealer network in North America, adding seven new dealers to serve customers in the United States.

“As Bandit experiences record growth, the ability to serve our expanding customer base becomes more important every day,” said Bandit Industries President Jerry Morey. “Having qualified dealers committed to our products ensures that our customers continue to get best possible service and support available.”

Bandit’s newest dealers will serve customers in northern Louisiana, central and southern Mississippi, central and southern Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, eastern Tennessee, central Virginia, western Kansas, and South Dakota.

Equipment Inc. operates four locations in the southern United States — Jackson, Miss., Hattiesburg, Miss., Shreveport, La., and Mobile, Ala., carrying hand-fed chippers and stump grinders. Information about its locations can be found online at or by calling 888/836-5537.

A-Ok Power Equipment, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., serves four locations in southern California — Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Anaheim and Solvang — carrying and servicing hand-fed chippers and stump grinders. Information can be found at or by calling 805/963-3736.

Fairbank Equipment Inc. serves western Kansas and South Dakota, carrying and servicing hand-fed chippers and stump grinders. Information can be found at or by calling 800/666-5764.

Stowers Machinery Corporation serves eastern Tennessee and now sells and services Bandit’s Beast XP-Series horizontal grinders and forestry mowers. Information can be found at, or by calling its East Knoxville store at 800/362-9690.

Chipper Pro LLC and Forest Pro Inc., serving central Virginia, sells whole tree chippers, and provides parts and service. Contact Forest Pro online at or by calling 434/286-4157.

Quality Equipment and Parts Inc. serves Lake City in central Florida. It offers service, parts and Bandit large equipment sales, including Beast Horizontal grinders, whole tree chippers and forestry mowers. Quality Equipment and Parts has been in business since 2001. It can be found online at or by calling 386/754-6186.

Forestry 21 Equipment, serves Alabama’s whole tree chipper needs. It offers sales, service and parts for Bandit’s line of whole tree chippers. It can be found online at or by calling 334/864-7250.

With the continuing success of Bandit wood processing equipment around the world, new dealer prospects are continually being evaluated for further expansion.

“We are very grateful for the hard work our dealers do in representing Bandit and serving our customers,” said Morey. “It’s not enough to just have a good product. We have built a reputation for taking care of our customers, and that would be impossible to do without a strong dealer network.”

For more information, call 800/952-0178 or visit