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Acquisition of two CASE Construction dealerships

April 26, 2017

Varennes : Wednesday April 26, 2017 – Longus and VIVACO groupe coopératif announce the acquisition of the two J.R. Brisson dealerships located in Ontario, one in Vars and the other one in Ottawa. 

This acquisition means the Longus group now operates 6 CASE Construction dealerships and becomes the most important dealership of the banner in Canada. It also means 15 locations for the Groupe Terapro. The goal is to maximize and consolidate services to contractors over a more vast territory while maintaining their founding values of customer proximity. 

J.R. Brisson will maintain its distinctive character by keeping the name of the enterprise. The history and the expertise behind will remain in place as the existing employees will continue to grow with the company.    

About Longus
Employing more than 80 employees in 6 locations, Longus has operated in the domain of the  construction and snow removal equipment for more than 60 years. The company is known for its unmatched customer service and its expertise in the excavation and snow removal business with the CASE Construction, New Holland and Kobelco products lines. Since 2010, Longus has been part of the Groupe Terapro in partnership with Inotrac and Machinerie CH.  

About Groupe Terapro
Counting 285 employees, Terapro is a group of dealerships working in the equipment sector with its two divisions: agricultural machinery with the New Holland Agriculture dealerships and construction machinery with the Case Construction dealerships. The group operates 15 dealerships in all, 9 of which are in the agricultural sector under the Inotrac and Macherine CH banners, and 6 others in the construction sector under the Longus banner. 

About J.R. Brisson Equipment
Founded in 1903 at Casselman (Ontario), J.R. Brisson is a family owned business. Four generations of Brisson’s have built this successful business which is well-known in the heavy machinery industry in Western Quebec and Eastern Ontario. The team of 35 employees has developed strong expertise with a personalised approached.    


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