Thomas Equipment named McGowan Tractor & Equipment, Freetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, a dealer for Thomas skid-steer loaders. A four-decade-old business, McGowan Tractor also represents Schulte snow blowers, Agric roto-cultivators, Lockwood harvesters, Walker mowers, among others.
The company last week also appointed John Andrews as regional business manager, Western Europe.
Andrews, with more than two decades of heavy equipment industry experience for firms such as Caterpillar and others in North America and Europe, will be based in the U.K.
"Thomas welcomes John to the Thomas team and looks forward to benefiting from his expertise as we build our Thomas skid-steer loader brand and business in Western Europe," said Petter Etholm, president and CEO.
Headquartered in Centreville, Canada, Thomas Equipment, is a unit of Osiris Corp., which provides a variety of branded and other products to industrial markets through subsidiaries including Thomas Equipment Inc.; Thomas Equipment Asia Co. Ltd.; Thomas Ventures Inc., Pneutech-Rousseau Inc. and TcomT Inc.