Groff Tractor & Equipment has acquired the assets of the Vernon E. Stup Co. in a transaction effective April 15, expanding its footprint into Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia. Groff will operate in the former Vernon E. Stup facility in Frederick, Md. A Case dealer, Case Construction Equipment informed VES customers that Groff will now serve as Case dealer in territories previously handled by VES.

Groff Tractor will offer the full line of Case Construction Equipment as well as rental, product support and financing. Groff, headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pa., has locations in Ephrata, State College, New Stanton, Ebensburg and Cranberry Township, Pa. Its equipment lines in these locations include Case, Wirtgen, Hamm, Vogele, Kleeman, Wacker Neuson, GME, AGL, Talbert Trailers, Atlas Copco, Liebherr and Takeuchi.

Groff is currently celebrating its 55th anniversary in the sales and rental construction equipment business.