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West Side Tractor Expands Product Offerings with Hitachi Mining Equipment

LISLE, IL — West Side Tractor Sales has expanded their equipment offerings with the Hitachi mining product line in Illinois and several counties in Northwest Indiana. This additional contract adds to the dealership’s Hitachi construction products already available. Started in 1962, West Side Tractor is a John Deere and Hitachi construction equipment dealership with 11 full-service locations throughout Illinois and Indiana.

The Hitachi mining equipment portfolio includes mining excavators with 1200 size shovels and up. Models include the EX1200-7, EX1900-6, EX2600-7, EX3600-7, EX5600-7, and EX8000-6. The West Side Tractor team will provide parts and service support to Hitachi mining operations throughout the territory, as well as product support for rigid frame trucks.

“We’ve been selling and supporting Hitachi construction equipment for many years, so this is a natural transition for us to represent more products within the Hitachi family. With the addition of the mining equipment, we look forward to being able to expand into even more customer operations and provide the high level of expertise and support they expect,” said Brian Benck, Vice President of Sales and third generation ownership.

At West Side Tractor, the dealership team provides resources and tools to support equipment throughout their entire lifecycle. For production class equipment, like Hitachi mining products, customers can enroll in a customizable preventative maintenance plan, as well as a fleet monitoring program powered by ZXLink telematics. A team of West Side specialists can provide rebuild and re-life solutions and the new Certified Rebuild Center in Lisle, Illinois, can process component rebuilds. This portfolio of service offerings contributes to the goal of extending the productivity and overall life of the machine.

Hitachi mining equipment, parts, and service are now available from West Side Tractor in the following counties: Illinois counties - Boone, Cook, Dekalb, Dupage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, and Winnebago and Indiana counties – Elkhart, La Porte, Lake, and Porter.

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