Equipment Announces Acquisition of Dealerships from Adobe
For Immediate Release
May 8, 2014
Southlake, TX – Darr Equipment LP, a full service material
handling and construction equipment dealer for north, east,
and central Texas and all of Oklahoma, announced today the
recent acquisition of the dealerships of Adobe Equipment
Houston LLC, the leading material handling and construction
equipment dealer for southeast Texas. “We are excited about
Darr’s expansion into the Houston market,” said Darr
Equipment President, Robert Engstrom. “We’re eager to
continue the great legacy established by Adobe in providing
best-in-class equipment and quality service to the area’s
growing businesses in several market segments, including
energy, transportation, distribution and construction.”
The Adobe Equipment dealerships currently employs over 260
people with 6 branch locations in Houston, 1 branch in
Beaumont and a recently opened branch in Lake Charles, LA.
Major material handling equipment lines for Adobe include
Caterpillar, Jungheinrich, Kalmar, and Nissan / UniCarriers.
In addition, Adobe Equipment is a full service JCB
construction equipment dealer.
Material handling equipment lines for Darr Equipment, now in
its 60th year, include Caterpillar, Mitsubishi, Jungheinrich
and Kalmar. Darr sells and services JCB construction
equipment in its footprint as well. The addition of the
Adobe Equipment dealerships brings Darr’s employee count to
approximately 500, with 15 branches located from Tulsa, OK
to Houston, TX.
“With contiguous territories, common core product lines and
highly skilled and motivated personnel, Darr and Adobe are
virtually a seamless fit,” said Darr CEO, Steve Brooks.
“Having the Adobe team on board, we are well positioned to
use our strengths to actively engage in the opportunities
the Houston market offers.”