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Group takes over Bush Hog Telford, Tenn. plant

Bush Hog, LLC announced today it has reached an agreement with Alo, TN, a division of Alo AB, to take over Bush Hog’s Telford, Tenn. manufacturing facility.

The transaction is scheduled to be complete mid-August 2009. Under the agreement Alo will supply Bush Hog with loaders and related attachments. This newly formed relationship will provide Alo, AB with U.S. manufacturing capabilities and will enable Bush Hog, LLC to continue its long time tradition of providing quality and competitive front-end loaders and attachments in the market place.

Alo develops, produces and globally markets front loaders with associated equipment. The Group sells products under independent brands, Quicke and Trima, and manufactures products for leading tractor manufacturers via OEM agreements. Alo has five factories in three countries and sales companies in eight countries. Sales for 2008 were approximately 34,000 front loaders and 55,000 implements. There are approximately 600 l employees.