Farmhand, the Irish distributor for Krone, Amazone, Quicke, Zuidberg and APV, has appointed Swaine Agri in Rhode, Co. Offaly, as a new main dealer.

“Liam Swaine and his team have really impressed us with their commitment to after-sales and their new purpose-built premises,” explained Paul Scrivener, managing director of Farmhand.

“Liam has been 20 years working in the farm machinery industry and prides himself in being service-driven and customer-focused,” he added.

L-R: Stephen Scrivener; Tom O’Connor; Liam Swaine; and Paul Scrivener

Liam added his comments to the mix, saying: “We are delighted to be working with this distributor. Our premises are nearing completion and we believe there is a big demand for Krone and Amazone machinery in this area.”

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In related news, Farmhand recently appointed Cooney Furlong Machinery Company (of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford) as its new main dealer in the south-east of the country.

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Commenting on that appointment, Paul Scrivener said: “We are proud to partner with Cooney Furlong. They have been doing a great job for Vaderstad and Case IH during recent years.

We believe that they will be a key long-term dealer for us.

Kevin Cooney and Walter Furlong reportedly have, between them, over 70 years’ experience in the agricultural sector. Walter Furlong explained: “Like us, Farmhand has a wealth of experience in the trade and is customer-focused.

“We are looking forward to supplying and backing up the full range of products in the south-east,” he said.