Lister Wilder Awarded Kverneland Franchise at Kent Branch

Commencing the 1st September 2023, Lister Wilder will be offering the full range of Kverneland products from its Ashford branch. 

The Kverneland franchise will sit alongside its parent company Kubota as well as Merlo, Yamaha and Bomford. With the latest addition, Lister Wilder has achieved its goal to complete its agricultural product offering from the Ashford depot. 

The company are no stranger to the product range from Kverneland as it previously held the franchise in its Western branches before the restructuring to become full-line Kubota dealers in 2020. Lister Wilder also sell the Kubota implements range manufactured by Kverneland which it will continue to do across all branches.   

The Lister Wilder team will undergone in-depth training from Kverneland UK to ensure it is ready to look after existing customers. The Kent branch of the company comprises state-of-the-art purpose-built premises with two agricultural parts assistants, two agricultural area sales managers and four dedicated agricultural service engineers. 

“This is a positive appointment for our growth within the agriculture sector in Kent and completes our portfolio of quality Agricultural machinery working with leading manufacturers within the County. Our team are well-prepared to hit the ground running with the new appointment, with product training, stock of machines and parts availability. We are looking forward to being able to offer our customers the complete solution to their agricultural machinery needs in the Kent area.” Phill Hughes, Sales Director.

For more information on the Kverneland products at Lister Wilder, see the full range on our website

Lister Wilder

Lister Wilder has been a family business since its establishment in 1947 when it was originally awarded the Ferguson franchise an operated from a premises in Reading, Berkshire. Over the last seventy-six years Lister Wilder has continued to expand and grow within the Agricultural, Construction, Groundcare and Arboriculture sectors.  

Kverneland UK

Kverneland Group was founded in 1879 with the founded Ole Gabriel Kverneland and his forge where he manufactured scythes in the village of Kverneland near Stavanger in Norway. Kverneland remained family-owned until 1983, distributing equipment globally with factories located in Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Italy, Russia and China. The company has grown and acquired a number of reputable manufacturers to add to its portfolio and in 2012 the Kubota Corporation acquired Kverneland Group.