Strongco Corporation

Strongco Corporation

June 13, 2012 09:00 ET

Strongco Celebrates Grand Opening of Acheson Branch

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 13, 2012) - Strongco Corporation (TSX:SQP) is very pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of its newest location in Acheson, Alberta on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The 37,150 sq.ft. facility is situated on 6.5 acres and is located in the Parkland Industrial Park in Acheson on the northwest side of Edmonton.

The new facility is designated as a Volvo branch, and will carry the full line of products from Volvo Construction Equipment as well as other leading brands.

"This is a particularly opportune time to open this new branch as the Alberta market is showing very positive signs of recovery," said Bob Dryburgh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Strongco. "It supports our strategy of having well located branches providing product support and services to our customers."

The Grand Opening Celebration will be held at our new Acheson location on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The event begins at 11:00am with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 12:30 pm, followed by a full afternoon of branch tours and equipment displays from Volvo Construction Equipment, Dressta and Terex Finlay. Management is excited by the opportunity to profile Strongco's capabilities and to demonstrate how the company can contribute to its customers' business success. Strongco Product Specialists and business partners will be available to answer any questions following its presentation.

About Strongco Corporation

Strongco Corporation is one of Canada's largest multiline mobile equipment dealers and operates in the northeastern United States, through Chadwick-BaRoss, Inc. Strongco sells, rents and services equipment used in sectors such as construction, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, utilities, municipalities, waste management and forestry. Strongco has approximately 640 employees servicing customers from 26 branches in Canada and five in the United States. Strongco represents leading equipment manufacturers with globally recognized brands, including Volvo Construction Equipment, Case Construction, Manitowoc Crane, National, Grove, Terex Cedarapids, Terex Finlay, Ponsse, Fassi, Allied Construction, Taylor, ESCO, Dressta, Sennebogen, Jekko, Takeuchi, Doppstadt, Link-Belt and Kawasaki. Strongco is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SQP.

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