Strongco Income Fund

Strongco Income Fund

September 15, 2009 08:28 ET

Strongco Adds Dressta to Product Offerings

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2009) - Strongco Income Fund (TSX:SQP.UN) announced today it has entered into an agreement with Dressta North America to be the dealer for Dressta crawler dozers for the provinces of Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick and the lower portion of Alberta.

Strongco has been granted the complete line of crawler dozer products and pipelayers for these regions and will market and support the products through its extensive branch network to infrastructure, construction, government and farming sectors.

"The addition of the Dressta brand to our portfolio is consistent with our strategy to grow our leading position as a construction equipment dealer representing globally recognized brands," said Bob Dryburgh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Strongco. "The Dressta crawler dozer and pipelayer products are an excellent complement to our existing lines, and broaden the choices we offer to our customers."

About Strongco

Strongco Income Fund is a trust established to hold one of the largest multi-line industrial equipment distribution providers in Canada. Over 600 employees provide retail service at 27 branches located from Newfoundland to Alberta. Strongco sells, rents and services mobile industrial equipment to sectors that include construction, road building, mining, forestry, utilities and municipalities. Strongco represents leading equipment manufacturers, including Volvo, Case, Manitowoc, Cedarapids, Fassi, Allied, Gomaco, Taylor and ESCO.

Strongco Income Fund is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SQP.UN.

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