Bush Hog, LLC, Selma, Tenn., announced June 9 that it reached an agreement with Alo, Tenn., a division of Alo AB, Sweden, to take over Bush Hog’s manufacturing facility in Telford, Tenn. The transaction is scheduled to be completed mid-August 2009.
Under the agreement, Alo will supply Bush Hog with loaders and related attachments. This newly formed relationship will provide Alo AB with U.S. manufacturing capabilities and will enable Bush Hog to continue its long-time tradition of providing quality and competitive front-end loaders and attachments in the marketplace.
Alo develops, produces, and globally markets front loaders with associated equipment. It sells products under independent brands, Quicke and Trima, and manufactures products for leading tractor manufacturers via OEM agreements. Alo has five factories in three countries and sales companies in eight countries. Sales for 2008 were approximately 34,000 front loaders and 55,000 implements. There are approximately 600 Alo employees.
Bush Hog designs, manufactures, distributes, and services rotary cutters and other agricultural implements and equipment. Bush Hog’s product line includes rotary cutters, finishing mowers, zero-turn mowers, front-end loaders, backhoes, utility vehicles, landscape equipment and a wide variety of other implements.