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STIHL Distributor Bryan Equipment Sells Five Millionth STIHL Product

Release Date: 2/21/2011
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LOVELAND,Ohio Bryan Equipment Sales, Increcently celebrated a milestone in its history as its five millionth unit,a STIHL BG 55 handheld blower,was sold to STIHL dealer Bair's North Canton, Ohio. The dealership will be receiving a BR 600 STIHL Magnum™ backpack blower signed by Fred Whyte, president of STIHL Inc.and Rick Bryan IV,president of Bryan Equipment.

"We have the greatest amount of pride in
STIHL and our STIHL dealers, and it is with their support and the employees of Bryan Equipment Sales, Inc. past and present, that this achievement was possible,” said Bryan. “Together we have accomplished this milestone; it has and always will be an honor working for and with such wonderful people and organizations. Here is to the next five million!"

For more than 60 years, Bryan Equipment Sales, Inc. has distributed outdoor power equipment (OPE) tools to full-servicing retailers. As one of the leading distributors in the OPE industry, as well as the number one distributor of STIHL power tools in the United States, Bryan Equipment has aggressively marketed STIHL products for more than 43 years to their six-state region, consisting of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, middle and western Tennessee and West Virginia.

“We are thrilled to celebrate Bryan Equipment as they mark such a milestone in their history,” said Whyte. “We have been partners in this industry for more than 40 years and are proud to call them a part of the STIHL family.”

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About STIHL Inc.
STIHL Inc. manufactures the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America for homeowners and professional landscapers*, as well as the number one selling brand of chain saws in the world. STIHL products are sold through servicing power equipment retailers from coast to coast – not mass merchants. STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL dealers are for distribution in the United States only. For more information or for the name of a local STIHL retailer, call toll free 1-800-GO STIHL (1-800-467-8445) or visit the dealer locator on the STIHL website at
*"Number one selling brand" is based on syndicated Irwin Broh Research (commercial landscapers) as well as independent consumer research of 2010 U.S. sales and market share data for the gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment category combined sales to consumers and commercial landscapers.
STIHL is pleased to support the work of
Independent We Stand , the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) , International Society of Arboriculture (ISA ), the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) , National FFA , Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) , the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) , and the National Association of State Park Directors.

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