Michigan-based forestry and sawmill equipment provider Morbark signs distribution agreement in western Canada with Strongco, which has five locations in Alberta

WINN, Michigan , January 14, 2010 (press release) – Morbark announces the signing of a dealership agreement with Strongco Limited Partnership in Western Canada. With Strongco’s five locations in Alberta, Morbark customers in western Canada now have convenient access to equipment, service and sales.

Strongco Limited Partnership, in business for over 50 years, is one of the largest multi-line industrial equipment distribution providers in Canada. They provide responsive and professional service in locations serving Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Grande Prairie.

“The partnership with Strongco closes a gap we had in terms of distribution and we’re excited about the benefits this joint venture will bring to Morbark customers,” states Barry DeLau, Morbark International Sales Manager.

Brent Raddysh, General Manager of the Strongco Western Division adds, “We believe that Morbark is an excellent addition to our existing product line and look forward to offering this quality equipment to our Alberta customers.”

Strongco sells, rents and services mobile industrial equipment in the construction, road building, mining, forestry, utilities and municipal sectors of the economy. It also represents several leading equipment manufacturers, such as Volvo, Dressta and Manitowoc. Visit http://www.strongco.com/ for more information.

About Morbark:

Morbark, Inc., based in Winn, Michigan has been innovating and manufacturing durable, high performance equipment for the forestry, recycling, tree care, sawmill and biomass markets for over 50 years. Morbark equipment helps customers harvest, process, and convert wood and other organic materials into valuable, useful and profitable products. The company produces a full line of whole tree and waste wood chippers, flails, brush chippers, horizontal and tub grinders, sawmill equipment, material handling systems and more.

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