Salt Lake City, April 02, 2012 – Legacy Equipment Company announces that it has acquired AG Truck Equipment Company, a 65-year old supplier of truck-mounted equipment and specialized vocational trucks, and The Truck Box Shop, a retail store for truck and van storage solutions from AG Body Inc. The new entities will be combined with Legacy Equipment Rental to form one corporation, Legacy Equipment Company. AG Body Inc. will continue as an ongoing business, focused on the manufacturing of specialty fabricated products and drawer units. AG Body Inc. and Legacy Equipment Company will operate independently of each other and under separate ownership.
John P. LeRoy, new owner and president of Legacy Equipment Company, is a 25-year veteran of the industrial equipment industry and worked for AG Truck Equipment for more than 20 years. He is a native of Salt Lake City and a graduate of the University of Utah.
The company is the leading supplier of street sweepers, sewer cleaning equipment, refuse trucks, mechanic trucks, and snow removal equipment in the Intermountain West. The company represents premier brands such as Elgin Sweeper Co., E.D. Etnyre Co., Elliott Equipment Co., Heil, Iowa Mold & Tool Co., Oshkosh, Stellar Industries, Swenson Spreader, TBEI, Wausau-Everest, and Vactor Manufacturing. The company also rents hydroexcavators, industrial vacuum trucks, sewer cleaning trucks, and other specialized equipment on a long and short term basis.
“For more than 65 years, customers in the Intermountain West have come to AG Truck Equipment for our superior customer service and exceptional product lines,” LeRoy said. “We look forward to continuing that standard of excellence.”
About Legacy Equipment Company Legacy Equipment Company is a distributor and dealer of specialized trucks, equipment and truck and van storage solutions. The 45-employee company provides sales, parts, rentals, and service for customers in the Intermountain West. For more information, contact John LeRoy at 801-975-0400, or visit the company web site at www.legacyeq.com