Koenig Equipment to acquire Smith Implements


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BOTKINS – Koenig Equipment Inc., a John Deere ag and turf dealer based in Botkins, Ohio, is acquiring the assets and operations of Smith Implements, Inc With the addition of Smith locations in Bloomington, Franklin, Greenfield, Greensburg, Richmond and Rushville, Indiana, Koenig Equipment will have 13 dealership facilities serving customers in southwestern Ohio and southeastern Indiana.

“Koenig shareholders and family are honored that Smith would choose us to serve the customers, geography and employees they have developed over nearly four decades”, said Koenig CEO Aaron Koenig. “In addition, we appreciate the confidence John Deere has shown in Koenig by choosing our dealership to represent their product in this geography. Most importantly, we could not have reached this point without our fantastic customers and employees, both past and present.”

The first day of business for the combined operation is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. To learn more about Koenig Equipment and the products and services provided, visit the company website at http://www.koenigequipment.com/ and follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Founded in 1904 by John C. Koenig, now in its fourth generation as an employee-owned business, Koenig Equipment is a farm and turf equipment dealer proudly serving local agricultural communities, residential property owners, landscapers and contractors. With thirteen locations across southwestern Ohio and southeastern Indiana, Koenig specializes in high-quality brands including John Deere, Honda and Stihl.

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