Epiroc adds James River Equipment as full-line Va. dealer

Updated Mar 5, 2019
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Epiroc has added James River Equipment as a full-line dealer in Virginia.

Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, James River Equipment (JRE) has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc drill rigs, along with rock drilling tools, parts and service. Epiroc serves the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries

JRE is a full-service John Deere equipment dealership that serves customers in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina through more than 40 locations.

With many customers working between North Carolina and Virginia, the expansion of Epiroc offerings allows James River Equipment to provide consistent support across the region, a press release says.

JRE now offers the full line of Epiroc products and services from these Virginia locations:

  • Ashland Industrial, Virginia
  • Danville, Virginia
  • Fishersville, Virginia
  • Manassas, Virginia
  • Salem, Virginia
  • Tazewell, Virginia
  • Winchester, Virginia

JRE will continue to provide drill rigs, rock drilling tools and service in North Carolina and South Carolina.

“We’re excited to expand our valued partnership with James River Equipment in the state of Virginia,” says Tom Borer, Epiroc vice president for Independent Distribution.

“JRE is a regional leader in the aggregate and contract drilling markets. Supported by JRE’s experienced and knowledgeable staff, Epiroc equipment will help drilling customers in the region increase uptime and efficiency.”

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Epiroc focuses on providing solutions that enhance productivity, safety and cost efficiency for its customers, the company says.

“We are pleased to add Epiroc drills to the bulk of our footprint in Virginia,” says John Grantier, James River Equipment vice president of sales.