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YANMAR AND WASSENBERG CLOSE NEW MASTER DEALERSHIP CONTRACT FOR COMPACT TRACTOR BUSINESS IN RHINE-RUHR REGION, GERMANY

Almere, NL, March 30 - Compact tractor and machinery company Wassenberg GmbH, based in the German Rhine-Ruhr region, and worldwide power solution and agriculture equipment manufacturer YANMAR have recently closed a Master Dealership agreement for the sales and service of the YANMAR YT and SA 22-60 HP compact tractor series in Rhine-Ruhr region, Germany.  

Tractors, service and spare parts will be available through Wassenberg and their current dealer network. With a history of almost 125 years, Wassenberg is a strong player in the green sector more specifically for municipal services, landscaping and professional gardening. Wassenberg has chosen to expand its current portfolio with the new-generation tractor range of YANMAR to further develop the market.  

New standard in quality, environment and comfort

Left: Dipl. Kfm. Hans-Jürgen Wachten, Managing Director at Wassenberg GmbH. Right: Cord Hansen, Area Sales Manager at Yanmar Europe B.V.

Dipl. Kfm. Hans-Jürgen Wachten, Managing Director at Wassenberg GmbH.: "We are very pleased to be a YANMAR Master Dealer for our region and provide our customers with the most advanced tractor technology. The SA and YT tractor series sets new standards for quality, environment and operator comfort. In our short cooperation, we have already succeeded in completing a prestigious project with eight municipality tractors. We look forward to working with YANMAR and to a pleasant continuation of our partnership.”  

Germany, important market for YANMAR

Wassenberg will position YANMAR tractors in the premium tractor range and will use an active and driven approach to promote YANMAR tractors in the market. This is fully in line with YANMAR's medium-term strategy to further develop the German market. Cord Hansen, Sales Manager Agriculture at YANMAR Europe: “We have found in Wassenberg the right partner to further develop the German market. Wassenberg has a strong focus on the green sector and a well-established reputation in the market. We are convinced that the combination of quality, knowledge and experience of our two companies will be a strong asset for the future.”  

YANMAR SA and YT compact tractor series
YANMAR SA Tractor YANMAR YT3 Tractor

YANMAR’s high-quality SA Tractor and YT tractor series is available from 22 to 60 HP and equipped with the latest YANMAR common rail Stage V engines certified according to the most stringent EC167/2013 homologation standard.  

The tractors are fully designed and manufactured in YANMAR production facilities in Japan for professional use with high productivity, great versatility and optimum operator comfort. In addition to their functional benefits, they come with an attractive design by Mr. Ken Okuyama, who also designed for Ferrari and Porsche.  

Both tractor series are commonly used by landscaping professionals in various sectors, including gardening, municipality services and (all-season) maintenance of the public area and are well-known for their high quality and reliability.    

Unique Vario transmission sub-50 HP tractors

The YT3 series comes with unique i-HMT (Vario) transmission making YANMAR unique worldwide as a supplier of variable transmissions for tractors under 50 HP. This very compact Integrated Hydro Mechanical Transmission makes the driving comfort from top class large agricultural tractors now available to the compact utility range.  

About Wassenberg GmbH

Wassenberg GmbH is a leading, modern company with over 120 years of experience in sales, maintenance and repairs of vehicles, machines and equipment for municipal services, landscaping and professional gardening. Customers include municipalities, federal and state enterprises, cemetery administrations, as well as Bundesliga and golf clubs, gardening, landscaping and forestry companies. Wassenberg is a family business owned by the Wachten family, founded in 1899 with a long and well-established name and reputation in the market. From its headquarters in Grevenbroich in the middle of the Rhineland, the company operates with a motivated team of 40 employees. For more information, visit http://www.wassenberg-gmbh.de/.    

About YANMAR

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, YANMAR was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. Moving on, with diesel engines as the cornerstone of the enterprise, YANMAR has continued to expand its product range, services, and expertise to deliver total solutions as an equipment manufacturer. As a provider of small and large combustion engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine engines, machine tools, and components — YANMAR’s global business operations span seven domains.   On land, at sea, and in the city, YANMAR’s Mission of “providing sustainable solutions focused on the challenges customers face, in food production and harnessing power, thereby enriching people’s lives for all our tomorrows,” stands testament to YANMAR’s determination to providing us with “A Sustainable Future.” For more information, visit us at https://www.YANMAR.com/eu/About-Us/.

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