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Brandt pays video tribute to those who battled Fort McMurray fire


June 21, 2016
By Mike Jiggens

The Brandt Group of Companies, a John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer based in Regina, Sask., has produced a short video to pay tribute to the firefighters, local contractors and others who battled the recent wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta.

"Having witnessed the battle firsthand, we are in awe of the heroic efforts put forth by this amazing group of men and women," said Brandt president, Shaun Semple.  "We are deeply proud that we were able to keep our facility operating and contribute our best efforts in support of theirs and we honour their bravery and selflessness."

In recognition of those who battled the blaze, Brandt has released a 5½-minute video entitled Standing Strong – Fort McMurray, and has made it available at http://brandt.ca/Our-Company/News/Pages/Standing-Strong.aspx .

The Brandt Group of Companies is comprised of Brandt Agricultural Products Ltd., Brandt Engineered Products Ltd., Brandt Equipment Solutions Ltd., Brandt Road Rail Corporation, Brandt Developments, and Brandt Tractor Ltd. Brandt has 50 locations in Canada and the United States, nearly 2,000 employees and a growing international audience; serving the agriculture, forestry, rail, mining, construction, and tube and pipe industries with unique custom products. Brandt is one of Canada's largest privately-owned companies and is among an elite group of platinum members of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies.

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