C&O Tractors expands operating area with new depot in South Petherton

C&O TRACTORS is expanding its area of ​​operations in the South West with the opening of a new C&O depot in Somerset.

The new C&O site in South Petherton will support Somerset customers with tractors and machinery from Massey Ferguson and Kverneland.

Andy Coles, Managing Director of C&O, said: “It is really exciting for C&O to move to Somerset for the first time in its 20 year history. Customers in Somerset will benefit from the resources and experience we have within the C&O Group, not only with tractors, but also with the wider Massey Ferguson range, including combines, balers and haymaking tools.

“In addition, we will also deliver Kverneland machines to South and Central Somerset,” explained Andy Coles, Managing Director of C&O.

“2022 marks 175 years of Massey Ferguson heritage and C&O is truly proud to continue that legacy. I look forward to getting to know the customers in our new line of business and supporting the agricultural industry in Somerset.

William Judge, Brand Manager, Massey Ferguson UK/Eire & ME, said: “We are delighted that C&O Tractors Ltd has expanded and opened a branch in South Petherton, further strengthening its services across the region, providing excellent service ongoing customer, after-sales and product availability.

Since joining the AGCO family, C&O has gone from strength to strength and has proven to be a valued and trusted partner with many more years to come.

The expansion means C&O will supply Kverneland equipment to customers in South and Central Somerset. The Kverneland range includes an extensive selection of tillage and seeding equipment, grass and forage products, feeders, fertilizer spreaders, sprayers and precision farming technology.

Kverneland Managing Director Joe Bell is confident of the expanded territory and said “this expansion creates an opportunity for new business in addition to supporting Kverneland’s existing customers in South and Central Somerset.” C&O takes over the South Petherton site and the Massey Ferguson retail area from MST.

Existing South Petherton staff will join the C&O team which is run from the head office in Blandford, Dorset, and serves customers across the South Coast from depots in Wilton in Wiltshire, Funtington in West Sussex and Newport on the Isle of Wight.

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