Jacobsen’s new distributor

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Jacobsen, a Textron Inc (NYSE: TXT) company and manufacturer of high quality mowers and turf maintenance equipment, is appointing JT TURF PTY Ltd. as their main distributor for the state of New South Wales. With manufacturing plants at Charlotte, North Carolina in America and Ipswich in the UK, the company is renowned for wide range of quality equipment for the professional turf manager. 

JT Turf PTY Ltd. is a newly set up distribution company owned and operated by John & Lyndal Woodham who are also the distributors for Jacobsen in New Zealand and the South Pacific (including the Fijian Islands).  Their distribution company was awarded the Asia Pacific Jacobsen Distributor of the Year for 2014 as well as Asia Pacific Jacobsen Service Provider of the Year in 2013.

Commenting on the new business, Managing Director John Woodham said,

“I am very excited with Jacobsen’s vision for Australia and humbled that we were asked to become the distributor for NSW.  I strongly believe that the team we have assembled at JT Turf PTY Ltd will enable us to provide a level of service and support that ensures our new customers will enjoy the legendary Jacobsen quality of cut!” 

Mike Foskett, Jacobsen’s Regional Sales Manager for Australasia added,

“Jacobsen has continued with the strategy of enhancing the distribution channels in Australia to ensure that our customers have the sales and support experience that they expect when purchasing our products. John Woodham is a proven and successful distributor who has focused on after-sales support and service to ensure that the Jacobsen experience is positive and beneficial.” 

About Jacobsen

With 90 years of experience in the turf maintenance industry, Jacobsen has built a legacy of precision craftsmanship, legendary quality of cut and unmatched expertise. Dedicated solely to delivering perfectly groomed turf, Jacobsen equipment is used on some of the finest golf courses, sports fields and other formal turf areas across the United States and the world, through an extensive distribution network and the international Ransomes brand. More information can be found at www.jacobsen.com.

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defence, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Dixie Chopper, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information visit: www.textron.com

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