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Merlo growth predicted on back of new supply arrangement

16 Oct , 2018  

Merlo distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales, is anticipating a growth in their telehandler sales with the coming into force of a faster, more streamlined supply chain arrangement between themselves and the Italian manufacturer. Replacing the via-UK plan that existed previously, McHale will henceforth be supplied directly from the Merlo factory in Cuneo, Northern Italy. […]

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Ploughing debut for the new Merlo Turbofarmer

17 Aug , 2017  

The new Merlo Turbofarmer TF33.7 is one of the machines set to make its debut at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships when it will be unveiled to Irish farmers for the first time by distributor McHale Plant Sales. Also new from the Italian-made telehandler range will be the high-spec P27.6 Plus which features a 2,700kg […]

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McHale Plant Sales appoints new sales representative for Merlo

24 Jul , 2017  

Merlo distributor, McHale Plant Sales has appointed John Cahill as sales representative for its range of Italian-made Merlo telehandlers. Operating from the company’s Rathcoole premises, his new role will be focused on expanding Merlo’s market share in both agricultural and construction sectors, and in identifying new opportunities for the brand in other areas. From Coilldubh, […]

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Zetor, Komatsu & Merlo to share Punchestown stage

9 Jan , 2017  

Zetor, Merlo and Komatsu are to share the stage on the McHale Plant Sales stand at the forthcoming FTMTA Farm Machinery Show in Punchestown. According to John O’Brien, sales director with the Birdhill and Rathcoole based distributor, pride of place will go to the 160hp, six-cylinder Crystal model – currently flagship of the Zetor range. […]

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Cork farmer’s new Turbofarmer continues Merlo tradition

10 Aug , 2016  

Following the recent acquisition of a new state-of-the-art TurboFarmer TF35.7, Cork farmer Liam Day from Ardnabourkey, Whitegate has extended his long history of working with Italian-made Merlo telehandlers. A local family-run business since 1973, Liam, along with his son Liam Jr., supplies winter and spring barley, winter wheat, oats, beet, maize and beans amongst others to a […]

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New Zetor & Merlo models to debut at National Ploughing Championships

24 Aug , 2015  

The new Zetor Crystal tractor and Merlo medium duty Turbofarmer telehandler will be amongst the crowd-pulling exhibits to feature on the McHale Plant Sales’ stand at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships. The Zetor Crystal – a model that revives a popular name from Zetor’s historic past – will be available here in 144hp and 163hp […]

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New Merlo Medium Duty range coming

16 Jul , 2015  

One newcomer slated for introduction at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships is the new Merlo Medium Duty Turbofarmer range distributed here by McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill. Two models make up the range – a TF33.9 and TF35.7, both powered by a 122hp, 4-cylinder Euro Tier 4/Stage 3B compliant engine. Key features of the new […]

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MERLO ADDS ‘PLUS’ FACTOR TO TELEHANDLER RANGE 

10 Feb , 2015  

Merlo has added the ‘Plus’ factor to their new telehandler range – shorthand for a number of special features now being fitted as standard within the price package. In one version, these include a joystick (compared to levers), 40kph speed (compared to 35kph) and an engine increased to 101hp (compared to 75hp). Distributed here by […]

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