Meeting premiered new products and company milestones to its dealer community
WENDELL, N.C.— December 1, 2016 — KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., recently held its annual dealer meeting at ChampionsGate® in Orlando, Florida. A record-breaking number of authorized dealers attended the meeting to celebrate KIOTI Tractor’s 30th Anniversary in North America and to learn more about the tractor company’s latest innovations and milestones.
Jun Sik Kim , Chairman of Daedong-USA, Inc., kicked-off the meeting by celebrating KIOTI Tractor’s 30th Anniversary in North America. “Daedong made its debut into the American agricultural machinery market in 1986 with only two tractors,” begins Mr. Kim. “Thirty years later, we celebrate the many achievements of our groundbreaking machinery and our steady, sustainable growth. Through successful business strategies, we will continue to set the industry standard for innovation in the future.”
KIOTI Tractor’s latest CK10SE Series and PX Series models were introduced to dealers at the meeting. The compact CK10SE Series’ additions include the CK3510SE HC and the CK4010SE HC, both featuring new standard options and factory installed cabs. The durable PX Series has expanded to include three new cabbed powershuttle transmission models, the PX9530PC, PX1053PC and PX1153PC. The company also announced its latest implement line backed by Woods Equipment, including more than 275 high-quality, competitively priced implements and accessories.
“These powerful workhorses and diverse implements and accessories pay homage to our commitment to provide operators with optimal machinery to suit their rural farming needs,” says Peter Dong-Kyun Kim, president and CEO of Daedong-USA, Inc., KIOTI Tractor Division. “We will continue to listen to our customers and dealers in order to keep innovation and performance delivery at top-of-mind.”
KIOTI’s dealer meeting included several speakers geared towards dealers. Top female motivational speaker, Robyn Benicasa, provided an uplifting speech at the meeting, encouraging dealers to finish out the 2016 year strong and kick-off 2017 by ’running ahead of the pack.’ Bob Clements, industry expert in service, sales and parts management, helped educate dealers on sales and customer service related topics, while economist, Anthony Chan, spoke about emerging financial impacts to the farm equipment dealer.
Kim and Kim presented various awards to top performing dealers, recognizing noteworthy sales growth, best-selling product lines, distinguished sales regions, exceptional customer service and overall dealer achievements.
On the final day, dealers closed out the 2016 meeting by teeing off at the KIOTI Dealer Invitational Golf Tournament.
KIOTI Tractor’s Dealer Meeting was made possible by it’s generous sponsors and vendors, including: Daedong Industrial, DLL, Raycom Media, Wells Fargo, Normand, Titan, Amerequip, FedEx, Dualite, Charter Software, ARI and CH Robinson.
For more information on dealer locations and availability of KIOTI’s latest offerings, please visit www.KIOTI.com.