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New partnership to benefit southern farmers and contractors feeders, manure spreaders, Abbey Machinery and Claas Southern toppers and shakers. We have joined forces with an exclusivity wanted a quality brand agreement to provide an extensive to offer our expanding range of farm equipment for milk and customer base.” meat producers, along with many Claas Southern aftersales industrial applications. The partnership, director Thomas Hancock launched at Lamma, follows on from a added, “We wanted a range similar agreement with Claas Western of products that have good a year ago. user experience, were easy “We had been looking for a to maintain and have a long like-minded partner to allow us to trouble-free life. We want to get closer to existing customers and represent good sought-after develop relationships with new brands.” customers south of London, in Kent, Claas Retail director East and West Sussex and Surrey,” Richard Vaughan remarked, remarked Abbey Machinery sales, “We have been very marketing & business development happy with the successful manager Michael A O’Grady. introcduction of Abbey “Claas Southern is an ideal fit. Both Machinery to our Claas companies put back-up and support Representatives of Claas Southern and Abbey Machinery gathered at the Lamma event where a new Western territory over at the top of their agendas and we partnership between the two businesses was launched. (l to r) Claas Southern sales director, Russell the past year. Customer know customers need the reassurance Hallam; Claas Southern after-sales director, Thomas Hancock; Abbey Machinery managing director, feedback has been great, they are going to get a good quality Clodagh Cavanagh. including reports that the product, backed up with excellent emphasises, “I’m delighted we are additional exposure to top class farms machines have a very strong build, are aftersales service.” establishing a strong partnership and we are very excited about all the Claas Southern sales director Russell easy to use and capable of handling with Claas Southern, renowned for opportunities it brings both Claas Hallam outlined that, “Abbey Machinery challenging tasks on farms.” excellence in customer satisfaction and Southern and ourselves.” Abbey Machinery managing has the full suite of additional products I’m looking forward to developing the Abbey Machinery regional sales director Clodagh Cavanagh said, “This we were looking for, including slurry 15327 applicators, Ritchie Cattle HPL FG 4792.qxp_Layout 1 15/01/2018 Page 1manager for the south Ross Gibbon business together in its trading area.” ■ is a world class partnership, 16:00 giving us tankers, slurry pumps, diet


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