MINNEAPOLIS / Jan. 14, 2021 / Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its coverage of Astec brand equipment with the addition of Peterson Corp. industrial wood grinders. The Peterson lineup caters to the tree care industry with grinders, chippers, flails, blower trucks, stacking conveyors, and screens.

RMS will be the Peterson distributor for all of Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. It will also cover Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, and Henderson counties in Illinois and Douglas and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin.

Brian Gray, VP of Sales and Marketing for Astec, stated, “RMS has a proven commitment to product support and a loyal customer following. We are excited to continue their tradition of excellence.”

“This agreement allows us to deliver a more diversified product offering to our customers and opens us up to new markets,” said Andy Schwandt, RMS Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We are very excited to grow our partnership with Astec.”

In addition to Peterson, RMS is also a distributor for Astec brands KPI-JCI, Roadtec, and Astec Mobile Screens.

About RMS:

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. is a distributor of construction and mining equipment with sales and support operations throughout the Upper Midwest. RMS represents the best brands in the industry and backs them up with responsive, knowledgeable product support and technology solutions, enabling customers to complete their jobs safely and on time. Based in Savage, Minnesota, RMS operates nine locations across Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It also has seven affiliated companies located in Minnesota and Texas.

RMS’ business is anchored by its long relationship with Komatsu, the second largest manufacturer of construction equipment in the world. Other brands represented, such as KPI-JCI, Epiroc and Sandvik give RMS additional presence in the quarry, mining, and conveying industries. RMS plays a sizable role in the highway construction industry as well with products for paving, milling and compaction sourced from manufacturers such as Gomaco, LeeBoy, Roadtec and BOMAG.


For More Information:

Josh Sandin
Marketing Manager
Road Machinery & Supplies Co.
O: (319) 774-0411
C: (319) 582-1307