JULY 4, 2012, SASKATOON, SK. Morris is pleased to announce the sale of Morris Sales and Service at Yorkton, SK, to WS White’s Ag Sales and Service Ltd. located in Whitewood, SK.
“We believe this sale represents a way for farmers to grow and succeed,” says Morris CEO Casey Davis. “The WS White’s dealership will offer a full line of equipment that will include tractors and harvest equipment as well as seeders.”
White’s attractive purchase options include an experienced staff and a well established business that has been in its current location since 1968. The experienced staff, some with long tenure, will be retained.
“The arrangement to purchase is beneficial to all parties – White’s, Morris, the employees and the community,” says Morris Chief Operating Officer Don Henry. “Customers will benefit from access to an expanded full-line dealership, including service across more products and further business in the community.”
Davis says that the sale will also benefit the Morris equipment line. “White’s is a specialist in retail, and this expertise will enhance marketing opportunities for our product line,” he says. “This realignment is a natural fit for Morris Industries as we continue to add value for our customers.”
“WS White’s is a great organization,” Henry adds. “I know they’ll service the community well.”
There are no plans to sell the Morris Sales and Service dealership in Virden, MB.
The Yorkton sale is expected to be finalized on July 16, 2012.