Wed February 03, 2021
Road Machinery & Supplies Co.
Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its coverage of Astec brand equipment with the addition of Peterson Corp. industrial wood grinders. The Peterson lineup caters to the tree care industry with grinders, chippers, flails, blower trucks, stacking conveyors and screens.
RMS will be the Peterson distributor for Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska. It also will cover Rock Island, Mercer, Henry and Henderson counties in Illinois, and Douglas and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin.
"RMS has a proven commitment to product support and a loyal customer following. We are excited to continue their tradition of excellence," said Brian Gray, VP of sales and marketing of Astec.
"This agreement allows us to deliver a more diversified product offering to our customers and opens us up to new markets," said Andy Schwandt, RMS vice president, sales and marketing. "We are very excited to grow our partnership with Astec."
In addition to Peterson, RMS also is a distributor for Astec brands KPI-JCI, Roadtec and Astec Mobile Screens.
Based in Savage, Minn., RMS operates nine locations across Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It also has seven affiliated companies located in Minnesota and Texas.
For more information, visit rmsequipment.com.