Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, announced the appointment of Midlantic Machinery as the forestry equipment distributor for the state of Delaware and most of Maryland. Midlantic Machinery will handle the full-line of Komatsu forestry equipment, which includes track feller bunchers and harvesters, log loaders, wheeled harvesters, forwarders, and harvesting/processing heads. The dealer is also the distributor in these areas for Komatsu construction and mining equipment.
“Midlantic Machinery is an excellent addition to the Komatsu forestry equipment team”, said Jim Williams, director, sales and service forestry for Komatsu. “They have done a great job representing and growing Komatsu’s business in this region and we know that they will do the same for forestry. The addition of Midlantic as a distributor now gives us complete forestry equipment sales coverage in the northeast United States.”
Midlantic Machinery was founded in 1941 and began selling Komatsu equipment in the late 1960s, making it one the oldest continuous Komatsu distributors in the United States. Headquartered in Hatfield, Pa., Midlantic Machinery has a total of seven branch locations. Forestry equipment will be sold and serviced by the Laurel, Del., and Baltimore branches.