A new community investment initiative was recently launched by Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME). The RME Right by You Ag Society Grant will contribute funding to four agricultural societies in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. It will help support local projects that impact the lives of community residents. Jim Wood, chief sales and operations officer, says that… Read More

It took some effort, but Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME) announced recently that the company would be going private, thirteen years after going public. In a nutshell, the move means the company is able to focus on customer’s needs, and will be able to plan longer-term, according to Garrett Ganden, chief executive officer of RME. When… Read More

A company controlled by the chair and president of Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME) has entered an agreement to buy the large publicly-traded farm equipment dealership chain, and take it private. AcquireCo, a company created by Matthew Campbell, chair of the board of directors of RME, and Garrett Ganden, president and CEO of RME, has entered… Read More

Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME) is adding two locations in central Saskatchewan to its dealer network, following up on the unveiling of a five-year plan that included additional acquisitions in Western Canada and expansion into the U.S. New acquisition RME announced the acquisition of John Bob Farm Equipment at Tisdale and Outlook on Tuesday. Founded in… Read More

Calgary-based Rocky Mountain Equipment, through a subsidiary, has entered an agreement to purchase all the shares in Manitoba agricultural equipment dealer Chabot Implements for $6.8 million. A family-owned business started in 1935, Chabot sells Case IH and other brands through locations in Portage la Prairie, Steinbach and Elie. Chabot also handles Kubota, Buhler and various shortlines through… Read More

Farmers looking to pick up the Bluetooth-controlled CX-6 SMART Seeder can now talk to Rocky Mountain Equipment dealerships. Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd., the company that developed the SMART Seeder, has announced a three-year distribution partnership with RME, one of Canada’s largest agriculture and construction equipment dealership networks with branches located throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, and… Read More

The CEO of a major farm equipment dealer in Western Canada has been released from a South American hospital after a wild crash in the Dakar Rally in Bolivia (see video below.) Not only is Matt Campbell the head of Rocky Mountain Equipment, which operates 38 farm equipment dealerships across Western Canada, he’s also the principal… Read More


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