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November 9, 2017

All-new Brandt pipelayer sets new standard for safety and productivity

REGINANov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Brandt Industries Ltd.’s strategic move into the oil and gas pipeline industry in mid-2017 is paying dividends quickly for the Regina-based company. Industry acceptance has exceeded expectations for their BLP170K and BPL220K pipelayers, available through Brandt’s network of John Deere Construction and Forestry dealerships across Western and Atlantic Canada.

“Operator feedback has been exceptional,” says Brandt Industries Vice President, Sales, Neil Marcotte. “The design innovations that we’ve built into these units are already delivering industry-best speed, lift capacity and ease of operation for our customers.”

The two new models feature a unique design that pairs the performance advantages of the John Deere 1050K dozer’s hydrostatic drive and low center-of-gravity with Brandt’s exclusive boom and winch configuration and revolutionary new SmartLiftTM Dynamic Stability Monitoring system. This exclusive configuration offers pipeline contractors unrivalled load control and operator visibility, resulting in what has quickly become the safest, best-handling and most stable machine on the market.

“Our SmartLiftTM system makes a solid platform even better and contractors are loving it,” adds Chris Semple, Brandt’s Vice President, Engineering. “We are the only manufacturer in the industry to deliver true real-time stability feedback, and, for the ultimate in operator safety, our hardwired load sensors can be supplemented with available camera and radar packages.”

Demand for the new units has been strong since Brandt began shipping production model pipelayers to pipeline contractors in early September, 2017.

About the Brandt Group of Companies
The Brandt Group of Companies – headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada – is comprised of Brandt Agricultural Products Ltd., Brandt Engineered Products Ltd., Brandt Equipment Solutions Ltd., Brandt Road Rail Corporation, Brandt Developments, and Brandt Tractor Ltd. – the world’s largest privately held John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer. Brandt has 50 locations in Canada and the US, nearly 2000 employees and a growing international audience; serving the agriculture, forestry, rail, mining, construction, and tube & pipe industries with unique custom products. Brandt is one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies and is among an elite group of Platinum Members of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.