BOBCAT has appointed A&M Group, with headquarters in Bridgend, as the company’s new authorised dealer for South, West and Mid Wales.

The firm is now responsible for sales and service in this region for the entire range of loaders, mini-excavators, telehandlers, light compaction and attachments.

Newport-based Border Bobcat, the previous dealer for the area, is now specialising in the Bobcat skid-steer, compact track, compact wheel and small articulated loader ranges for the counties of Powys and Gwent.

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Andrew Wolton, the new district manager for Bobcat for the UK South area, said: “We are delighted to confirm A&M Group as the new full line Bobcat Authorised Dealer for South, West and Mid Wales.

"I look forward to working closely with A&M Group and we are confident that they will be as successful as a full-liner for the entire Bobcat range as they have been selling the Bobcat agricultural telehandler range in Wales over the last few years.” 

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As part of developments in taking on the Bobcat dealership, A&M Group has purchased two plots on the Brackla Industrial Estate in Bridgend, one of which will form the location for the company’s new headquarters.

The new facilities in Bridgend complement the existing operations in St Clears in Carmarthenshire.

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James Atherton, business manager at A&M Group, said: “We are very pleased to be appointed as the full dealer for Bobcat in South, West and Mid Wales.

"We intend to build on the substantial success we have had with the Bobcat agricultural telehandler range in our area.

"In 2021 alone, we sold over 60 new Bobcat telehandlers to farmers across the region, converting many of them to the Bobcat brand for the first time."