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Tong appoints new approved dealer for Scotland

Leading vegetable handling equipment manufacturer, Tong Engineering, is pleased to announce the appointment of ScanStone potato systems as the company’s new approved dealer for Scotland.

As part of the company’s continued focus on providing the highest levels of customer service, sales and after-sales support, Tong Engineering has confirmed its partnership with ScanStone in order to strengthen its relationship with potato and vegetable growers throughout Scotland.


Photo from left to right: Nick Woodcock and Edward Tong: Tong, William Skea and Alison Skea: Scanstone

Located just outside Forfar, Angus, ScanStone is a family-owned and operated business, designing and manufacturing a wide range of soil preparation equipment, built for UK and export markets. “ScanStone has an established reputation within the industry for quality, reliability and excellent service,” says Edward Tong, Managing Director at Tong Engineering.

“Our customer base is very similar to ScanStone’s, both in the UK and overseas, and there are certainly some exciting opportunities for our two businesses to work together in Scotland; developing a complete offering from soil preparation through to crop handling and processing, whilst maximising our product and operational synergies.”

“We have a very active existing customer-base in Scotland and we work closely with growers and fresh pack companies of all sizes from North to South,” explains Edward. “In appointing ScanStone as a Tong approved dealer, we are confident this can continue to grow. Their ongoing communication with our customers in Scotland will allow us to be even more responsive to any sales, service and spare parts requirements our customers have.”

Of the new appointment, William Skea, UK Sales and Service Director at ScanStone said “We are very pleased to be chosen as Tong’s new approved dealer for Scotland. We have always respected Tong equipment for its renowned quality and progressive design. Adding Tong’s post-harvest product range alongside the ScanStone range of in-field equipment will bring customers a complete solution, and we very much look forward to working together to make Tong and ScanStone potato systems the number one choice throughout the country.”

“Our dedicated sales and service teams are experienced in understanding growers’ requirements, and as the main Tong parts stockist for Scotland too, we aim to bring a very valuable service to Tong customers,” says William.

The new Tong dealership at ScanStone will cover sales, service and spares for Tong’s complete range of potato and vegetable handling equipment including advanced grading, cleaning, washing, polishing and box handling systems for seed and main crop potatoes and vegetables.

“Scotland remains a very high priority region within our company’s growth strategy, and this latest addition to our approved dealer network represents our focus on ensuring the very best customer experience,” adds Edward. “We look forward to building upon our existing customer relations in Scotland and developing new connections through this new partnership.”  

For more information:
Carole Metcalfe
Tong Engineering
Tel: +44 1790 752771
Email: carole@tongengineering.com



Publication date: 1/23/2018


 


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