Strongco Income Fund

Strongco Income Fund

September 20, 2007 14:55 ET

Strongco Income Fund: Volvo Line Expansion

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2007) - Strongco Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:SQP.UN) announced today that with Volvo formally entering the forestry equipment market and expanding their product offerings to this segment that Strongco will no longer be representing the Tigercat forestry equipment line effective December 1, 2007.

Tony Helsham, Volvo CE's President & CEO, has emphasized Volvo's intention to "get deeper into the forest" and broaden its range of timber handling products, either by internal development or acquisition. Volvo's recent purchase of a Canadian timber handling machinery manufacturer allows Volvo to now offer specialist machines to this important segment of the heavy equipment industry. Volvo CE is now a leading global player in forestry-related equipment and solutions.

Robin MacLean, President & CEO, stated "With Volvo's formal entry into the forestry equipment market, Volvo is continuing to strategically expand their global product offerings and products available for their dealers. Strongco has extensive experience in the Canadian forestry market and we look forward to providing Volvo's expanded product offering to our customers."

The Fund is a trust established to hold the securities of Strongco Limited Partnership, a full-line equipment sales and service provider. The Fund's units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and its website can be accessed at

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