Eric Townend Farm Machinery Joins Major Dealer Network

Specialist slurry handling and grassland machinery manufacturer, Major Equipment has appointed Eric Townend Farm Machinery (ETFM) to join their extensive UK agricultural dealer network. Based just off the M62, just outside Huddersfield, Yorkshire, ETFM was founded over fifty years ago, has established a highly reputable machinery supply and after-sales service business, specialising in livestock, grassland and muck handling equipment.

Commented ETFMs Senior Partner, Jonathan Townend, “We have a well-established customer base throughout Yorkshire and Lancashire who rely on us for not only supply of high quality equipment, but also to provide ongoing after-sales service and back-up on the farm. The Major range of slurry tankers and agricultural mowers gives us a significant addition to our existing portfolio, particularly because of the quality of manufacture of the Major brand and, the proven in-field performance on farms throughout the global marketplace. We see this appointment as a considerable benefit to our customer base and it will undoubtedly attract new business throughout our territory. We are very excited about the Major brand and the opportunities it will bring our business.”

Major Equipment’s North UK Sales Manager, Keith McCormick, commenting on the new appointment, said “This is great news for us at Major Equipment as there was room for additional dealer coverage in parts of Yorkshire and Lancashire. We see an obvious synergy between our business philosophies, and that of Eric Townend Farm Machinery. Both businesses are family-oriented, both have built their success on an ethos of first class, proactive customer service and support, where quality is the underlining foundation. ETFM will be a perfect fit for our product range where it will fulfil the needs of contractors, dairy, beef and sheep producers throughout the region. The Townend family are farmers themselves and understand the need for total back-up, seven days a week and no excuses.”

Major Equipment agricultural product ranges include specialist slurry tankers in a single, tandem or triple-axle configuration; Slurry application equipment, including; dribble bars, trailing shoe slurry applicators, disc injectors and slurry agitator pumps. Agricultural grass mower ranges include high performance disc mowers, agri flail mowers and a wide range of trailed and mounted specialist toppers.

To speak with the team at Eric Townend Farm Machinery about your next Major machine, call Jonathan on 07957 363895.

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