RDO Equipment Co. Acquires B&B Heavy Equipment Sales & Rentals Inc.

Thu September 24, 2009 - West Edition

RDO Equipment Co. has acquired B&B Heavy Equipment Sales & Rentals Inc., one of the largest heavy equipment rental suppliers servicing southern California and beyond.

“We are thrilled to have B&B Equipment Rental join our company. They are an established business with excellent employees, a great reputation in the region, and superb customer service,” said Christi Offutt, RDO Equipment Co. chief executive officer.

“The combination of B&B Equipment Rental and RDO Equipment Co. will be able to provide customers an expanded rental equipment offering through more locations in southern California and Arizona.”

Bob Wheelington, B&B Equipment Rental’s former president and newly appointed vice president and general manager, will provide the day-to-day leadership for the rental operation.

“Becoming part of the RDO Equipment Co. family is an exciting transition for us,” he said. “We will be better able to provide customers with the equipment, parts, and service solutions they need.”

About RDO Equipment Co.

Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. is a family-owned and operated company dedicated to provide and support John Deere (agriculture, construction, lawn and garden) and Vermeer customers. The corporation’s headquarters are in Fargo, N.D. The company has 55 locations in nine U.S. states, and employs more than 1,400 people.

For more information about B&B Equipment Rental, visit www.BBRental.com.

For more information about RDO Equipment Co., visit www.rdoequipment.com.