15
Jul

McClung-Logan Tools buys White Oak Tools

From left, White Oak’s Mark McCarty and Tom Ficklin with McClung-Logan’s Darrin Brown.

McClung-Logan Tools, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, has acquired Virginia-based White Oak Tools.

The White Oak operation can be referred to as White Oak Compact Tools and function as a McClung-Logan division, providing the total line of Takeuchi excavators, compact monitor loaders, wheel loaders, skid steers and attachments.

“This deal represents a brand new and thrilling chapter for McClung-Logan as our mixed groups and product choices will allow us to fulfill the market wants throughout a broader footprint,” says Darrin Brown, president of McClung-Logan. “Particularly, the enlargement into Fredericksburg, Virginia will assist McClung-Logan higher help prospects in that space.” 

Present McClung-Logan and White Oak places in Manassas, Chesapeake/Suffolk and Glen Allen, Virginia will merge operations in every of these respective areas. The present Fredericksburg, Virginia White Oak location will grow to be a brand new department for McClung-Logan alongside the I-95 hall. Along with these 4 markets, McClung-Logan can also be a licensed Takeuchi tools supplier in its Winchester and Smart, Virginia branches. 

Tom Ficklin, co-owner, president and CEO of White Oak Tools, will be part of McClung-Logan as normal supervisor of the compact tools division. Mark McCarty, co-owner, vice chairman, secretary and treasurer of White Oak  will stay with the corporate as gross sales supervisor of the compact tools division. 

“This deal represents a terrific partnership of two long-standing firms that may present distinctive compact and heavy building merchandise and experience to prospects in Virginia,” says Ficklin. 

McClung-Logan says the deal offers them the flexibility so as to add further personnel, assets and market-specific expertise to the rising compact tools phase. 

McClung-Logan is a subsidiary of ML Holdings, which has eight places all through Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Based in 1939, it represents a number of strains, together with Volvo Building Tools, Takeuchi, Prinoth, Ok-Tec, Gradall and Doosan Transportable Energy. White Oak started in 1970 as a Case farm and industrial tools supplier, shifting to building tools within the 1980s.