Bobcat Central and Tigercat take over Northern California
Published on: Monday 23rd June 2014
BRANTFORD ON, JUNE 23, 2014 – Bobcat Central is a well-established dealer and represents several quality product lines including Bobcat, Doosan and Kubota. Bobcat Central is located in Stockton, CA, serving San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Merced, Amador, Mariposa, Alpine, Inyo, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Monterey and San Benito counties.
For 38 years, Bobcat Central has been a family owned and operated business. Owner, Don Franzia, has been with the company from the very beginning, when it was founded in 1976.
“We are very excited about this formalized partnership with Tigercat,” comments Don. “Being in the business for over 30 years, we know we complement each other very well to give the support loggers expect. We will be able to continue to give the customers the service that they deserve.”
Bobcat Central sales manager, Bill Schwenk, brings 34 years of industry experience, obtaining forestry fundamentals from growing up in the Pacific Northwest. “We look forward to many years of success in supplying premium forestry equipment to Northern California loggers as a Tigercat distributor,” comments Bill.
Recently joining Bobcat Central as a dedicated Tigercat sales representative is Bill Ford. Bill and Don started working together when Don acquired the assets of previous Tigercat dealer, F5 Equipment. Ford brings with him a solid customer base and a wealth of forestry knowledge.
“The Tigercat LX830C feller buncher and the 600 series skidders are currently being sold,” states Bill. “We look forward to leveraging Tigercat’s forestry expertise to provide machines for a wide range of applications in northern California.”
In addition to representing quality product lines for the agriculture, construction and forestry industries, the key to Bobcat Central’s success has always been a commitment to quality service, reliability and dedication to its people and products.
Tigercat Industries designs and manufactures premium quality forestry and off-road equipment with manufacturing facilities in Canada and worldwide distribution. The diverse product range includes complete full-tree and cut-to-length harvesting systems, a growing line of land clearing and vegetation management equipment and specialized off-road industrial and material handling machinery.