NEW?ULM - Mankato Implement and Kibble Equipment are merging as Kibble Equipment (KEI). The new direction unites two businesses, which were started by two brothers.
"The scale, territory and resources will allow us to provide the highest level of customer support, while providing the vehicle for sustainable growth for our customer's future and our own. Our farming customers will have the same team they have always counted on, with access to additional resources," said Butch Kibble, vice president of Kibble Equipment, Inc. and Steve Kibble, vice president of Mankato Implement.
The merger aims to offer service and support, experienced, trained personnel, greater efficiency, and a focus on innovation.
KEI, as new organization, will be one of the largest John Deere dealer groups in the U.S. and Canada, providing agricultural equipment, parts and service. It has locations in Albert Lea, Bird Island, Blue Earth, Kiester, Mankato, Minnesota Lake, Montevideo, New Ulm, Nicollet, Redwood Falls, Sleepy Eye and Wabasso.