Ohio Ag Equipment Agrees to Acquire the Assets of Schmidt Machine Company’s Equipment Business
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – Ohio Ag Equipment announces its intent to acquire the Wyandot County AGCO dealer, Schmidt Machine Company, Ag division, on the target date of December 17, 2018. The acquisition of Schmidt Machine Company’s equipment business will strengthen Ohio Ag Equipment’s ability to service the ag industry by providing customers in central Ohio with an exceptional line of equipment and product support.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed working with one of the longest standing Massey dealers in North America, Schmidt Machine Company,” said Mike Mampieri, General Manager for Ohio Ag Equipment. “They are a talented team, dedicated to providing exceptional customer support. This acquisition strengthens our commitment to be the preferred equipment supplier in Ohio.”
“Our customers and their needs are important to us. As we transition out of the agricultural equipment business, we are thankful to be working with Ohio Ag Equipment. Their dedication to superior customer service will only benefit the generations of customers we’ve come to know,” said Joshua Schmidt, GM of Schmidt Machine Company. “As we now focus on our machining and fabricating company and continue on with our 90 year history, we are confident the legacy our family established over 4 generations ago will be respected and strengthened.”
With an anticipated successful closing on December 17, 2018, all equipment sales, parts sales and service will then be conducted out of Ohio Ag Equipment’s Upper Sandusky, Ohio location (1820 E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351). Ohio Ag Equipment will continue to sell and support Challenger®, RoGator®, TerraGator®, Fendt®, Sunflower®, White Planters™ MacDon, Geringhoff, Unverferth, CLAAS LEXION, and Cat® Compact Construction Equipment. With the acquisition of Schmidt Machine Company’s equipment business, Massey Ferguson®, Gleaner® and Woods® will also be sold and serviced out of this location.
About Ohio Ag Equipment
Ohio Ag Equipment, a division of Ohio CAT, is an authorized AGCO and CLAAS dealer for the state of Ohio operating out of 5 ag-dedicated facilities in Millersburg, Napoleon, Salem, Upper Sandusky and Washington Court House.
About Schmidt Machine Company
Schmidt Machine Company, founded in 1928, has a long history of service to the agricultural community in central Ohio. Now focused solely on machining and fabricating, the company makes manufactured replacement parts for all makes of combines and sells through a catalog in all parts of the United States and Canada.