The Star-Herald

Company acquires local Deere operation

PRESQUE ISLE and FAIRFIELD, Maine — United Ag & Turf NE, LLC, has acquired Theriault Equipment in Presque Isle, along with other New England John Deere businesses.

The merger brings United Ag & Turf’s footprint to 63 John Deere Ag & Turf stores, plus an additional 14 locations of John Deere Construction & Forestry dealerships operated by its sister company, United Construction & Forestry.

“We are excited about the opportunity to serve even more farmers, landowners, and businesses throughout the Northeast,” said Eric Driscoll, CEO of United Ag & Turf NE and United Construction & Forestry. “It’s an honor to put our United name on these dealerships. We look forward to building lasting relationships that are rooted in trust and service with our new customers and in the new communities we serve.” 

Scott Miller, President of United Ag & Turf NE said, “This is an exciting organization to be a part of and an incredible opportunity for us to continue to expand the John Deere brand in the Northeast. We are committed to investing heavily in the region, with three new facilities opening in 2022 and continual updating and upgrading operations so we can deliver on our promise of best-in-class equipment and an extraordinary customer experience.”

The acquisition adds approximately 100 additional employees to United Ag & Turf NE. 

“We welcome these new employees to our United team,” Miller said. “With our future plans to expand parts inventories and have more equipment available throughout our locations, there is tremendous opportunity for everyone.”

United also gained locations in Vermont, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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