Erb Equipment Acquires K & W Equipment in Ind., Ky.

Wed November 11, 2009 - Midwest Edition

Erb Equipment Companies, a John Deere Construction and Forestry dealer, has acquired K & W Equipment Company locations in Evansville, Ind., and Owensboro, Ky.

“The deal went though on Nov. 1,” Melissa Geiler, consumer product support assistant of Erb Equipment, confirmed.

Geiler noted that Erb Equipment’s territory will now cover 26 counties in Western Kentucky and 13 counties in Indiana.

K & W Equipment now will go under the banner of Erb Equipment Company and most of K & W’s employees including Dick Christ, manager of the Owensboro location, have joined the Erb team.

With more than 200 employees, Erb Equipment is one of the oldest suppliers of John Deere Construction machinery. During the past 65 years, Erb has grown to nine locations serving more than 109 counties in Eastern Missouri, Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky and Indiana.

Erb Equipment is an authorized dealer for John Deere, Bomag, Trail King, NPK hammers, Genesis attachments, Double D, and Stihl.

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