Brandt Forms Roadbuilding Division
By Mike Osenga28 October 2019
The Brandt Group of Companies, Regina, Saskatchewan has announced the formation of a new division, specifically designed to serve the needs of the Canadian roadbuilding industry.
Coming in the wake of the company’s recent appointment as the exclusive Canadian dealer for Wirtgen Group roadbuilding equipment, the new business unit, Brandt Road Technology, will operate across a Canada-wide footprint through the company’s Brandt Tractor locations, soon to be s coast-to-coast construction equipment network through the company’s acquisition of Nortrax. Brandt’s recently announced acquisition of Nortax Canada, set to close October 28, 2019.
In support of this new division, Brandt has also announced plans to open two Road Technology centers of excellence; one in Milton, Ontario and the other in Calgary, Alberta.
In combination with the company’s full-line offering of John Deere construction equipment and Topcon positioning technologies, the Road Technology division will deliver a range of specialized Wirtgen Group road construction products including Vögele pavers, Hamm compaction equipment, and Wirtgen milling and concrete paving products.
The Brandt Group of Companies is comprised of Brandt Agricultural Products, Brandt Engineered Products, Brandt Equipment Solutions, Brandt Road Rail, Brandt Positioning Technology, Brandt Truck Rigging & Trailers, Brandt Finance, Brandt Developments Ltd., and Brandt Tractor Ltd. Brandt currently has over 50 locations in Canada and the US, over 2500 employees.