August 6, 2019
Alamo Group Inc. has announced it has acquired the assets of the Dixie Chopper business from Textron Outdoor Power Equipment Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Inc.
Dixie Chopper manufactures a range of commercial and high-end residential mowing equipment. The business, which is currently based in Greencastle, Ind., has been serving this market for nearly 40 years.
Ron Robinson, Alamo Group’s president and CEO, said Alamo Group is pleased to have completed the acquisition.
“They are an iconic brand in the zero turn mowing industry and provide both a range of products and channel coverage that will complement and enhance our platform for growth,” he said. “They will become part of Alamo Group’s Agricultural Division.”
Rick Raborn, the executive vice president of Alamo Group’s Agricultural Division, said this: “We are truly excited to be further investing in the outdoor power equipment channel with an established brand such as Dixie Chopper. We look forward to working with our new team members and supporting all of our new dealers in an effort to grow in this market.”