Ålö is one of the world's leading suppliers in the agricultural machinery industry. Alo has been developing and manufacturing top-quality front-end loaders under the brands Quicke® and Trima®, and associated implements under Original Implements™, since 1949.
With sales companies in 7 countries, factories in four countries and customers in more than 50 countries, Alo can account for 30 per cent of the world market in the segment for tractors with engines more powerful than 50 hp. Around 90 per cent of the total output is exported.
Sales in 2015 amounted to around 35,000 loaders and 42,000 implements for a total value of SEK 1,900 million. The principal owner is the international private equity company Altor.
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Quicke Front End Loaders and Implements are supported by PFG Australia Pty Limited. PFG Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Power Farming Holdings Limited (“PFG”).
PFG is a fully independent and privately-owned group of companies, who have a three-generation history of serving the New Zealand and Australian tractor and machinery markets. In 2017, PFG expanded its international footprint by securing the exclusive distribution rights to Deutz-Fahr tractors in the USA.
PFG now operates as three main trading groups:
- Power Farming New Zealand – wholesale and retail distribution
- PFG Australia – wholesale distribution
- PFG America - wholesale distribution
Collectively, these operations generate an annual turnover of approximately $350m and employ 380 people.
PFG sources leading tractor and agricultural machinery brands from around the world and distributes them through extensive dealer networks in all three countries. Without exception, the brands concerned are best-in-class products incorporating the latest in technology and design.
The various local markets are served from strategically located distribution hubs in Yatala (Queensland), Melbourne (Victoria), Christchurch (NZ), Morrinsville (NZ), Fresno (California) and Atlanta (Georgia).
In New Zealand, the company owns, either in whole or in partnership with a local operator, an extensive nationwide network of eighteen dealerships.