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2016 National Farm Machinery Show

Worthington Ag Parts Booth

It's been a fantastic week here at the National Farm Machinery Show for Worthington Ag Parts! We have been at this booth location for over a decade and our loyal customers come back every year and take advantage of our 10% off and free freight at the show!  99% of our orders if placed the first two days arrive before the customers get home Sunday after the championship tractor pull.  It's a big work for our A team show staff!

Salesmen servicing the customers

The above photo shows the show "A" team from all over the United States solving customer's equipment problems and getting them the parts they need at an economical price to work their farm operations!  Words can't express how much I appreciate their efforts, farm shows are very long days and they never complain!

 

Here is the team from left to right front row Trey Lane (Goldsboro, NC) Jamie Neldon, Vice President (Sikeston, MO), Back Row: Bryce Mack, (Worthington, MN), Derrick Rohe, (Audubon, IA), Roger Brunk, (Worthington, MN), Terry Holmes, General Manager (Sikeston, MO), Keith Bunting, (St. Johns, MI) -  missing from the photo is Nick Moeller, Worthington Ag Parts Director of Operations (Sioux Falls, SD)

We not only had Worthington Ag Parts represented but also Worthington Tractor Part s, Implements - Capello Harvesting Products and Parts Express our Wholesale Distribution Aftermarket new division.  As you can see below the booths were looking good!

I even had the pleasure of meeting the famous Machinery Pete a fellow Minnesotan!  We had a constructive visit about the used machinery market and we had to reminisce about my cousin Trevor Winter and the Gophers team that made the final four.  Pete was a sports writer back then and covered their successful season!

I really enjoy this show seeing so many familiar faces from customers to our foreign vendors!  Thanks to everyone who purchased products from us or just stopped by to catch up!  We appreciate YOU!

Regards,

Mike Winter

President - Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc.

mwinter@wtpinc.com

 

 

 

2016 NTPDA Trade Show

Greetings!

Last week I attended the 2016 National Tractor Parts Dealers Association Trade Show and Conference in Kansas City Missouri!  It was a great week to network with other companies like ours specializing in replacement parts for tractors and combines! I've been attending the NTPDA conference for almost 20 years and while the group isn't as big as it use to be, it's definitely as passionate about serving the farmer and repair shops with quality parts at quality prices.  It did not disappoint this year either!  There was a full day of marketing training and OSHA updates along with a presentation from Tractor House and their latest technology we all use!  

The main event is the trade show and one of the displayers was Worthington Ag Parts' sister company Parts Express!  The booth looked great as you can see in the photo below!

***Shown above is Bruce Jacobsma and Jeremy Thiessen from our Parts Express Company

Here is an interesting podcast about the challenges facing a few us in the ag industry with the reduction in farm income and trying to support our rural based operations!  Michael Libbie from Insight on Business was kind enough to interview all of us! It's titled Business Voice from the NTPDA! 

 

If you would like to just hear my piece of the interview fast forward to the 16:12 mark!

Great time with great people in a great industry.  We look forward to attending next year and showing off our ever growing parts line!

Thanks for reading my blog!

Sincerely,

Mike Winter

President - Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc.

mwinter@wtpinc.com

 

 

 

Benefits of a Capello Chopping Corn Head

Capello Corn Heads - Italian Craftsmanship backed by American Grit!

There are many benefits to own a chopping corn head!  Many of you know Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc. is the exclusive distributor for Capello corn heads in the United States.  The Capello family has been manufacturing corn heads since 1965 and specifically chopping corn heads since 1985.  Who better to back their Italian Craftmanship with American Grit than Worthington - the partner who has provided the American farmer with quality affordable replacement parts for over 51 years!

Brian and Darren Hefty of AGPHD have been running the Capello (Folding) Corn Head on their farm operations for four years and love it! Watch the benefits of running a chopping corn head video below!

 

 

 

Contact your Capello dealer by the USA website powered by Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc. by clicking here!

You should also know if you are worried about parts WHEN you own a Capello corn head there is no need to.  The parts are distributed through our sister company www.parts-exp.com to the dealer network and are also available through any Worthington Ag Parts store in the United States!

When every kernal counts whether planting or harvesting can you afford NOT TO OWN a Capello for your 2016 corn harvest?

Sincerely,

Mike Winter

President - Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc.

www.wtpinc.com

mwinter@wtpinc.com

Satisfied Customer

Greetings,

It's always nice to hear from our satisfied customers!  Here is a testimonial from one we received via email just the other night!

Hello, I received the cover today and am VERY satisfied with the transaction!!!  I wish I would have heard about your Company years ago.. I am starting a restoration shop and will surely buy from you again and will definitely pass your name on to my friends.. It is very hard to find good companies to do business with but yours is really top notch!  Thanks again and have a good day....    David  -  Indiana

Dave ordered through our website and received his part in two days!  He was happy ordering from our website, why don't you give it a try?

Sincerely,

Mike Winter

mwinter@wtpinc.com

www.wtpinc.com

Best Customers In the World!

I've always said Worthington Ag Parts has the most honest customers in the world - FARMERS!  The following letter came with a returned part owed back to us from 1977.  It arrived at the Worthington store last week.  I have removed the customers name for privacy reasons but what a special person!

 

Forgot to return a part in 1977 and returned it in 2015 - 38 years later!  We have the best customers in the world!

Thank you for your business and we look forward to serving you in the future!

Sincerely,

Mike Winter

Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc.

President

www.wtpinc.com

mwinter@worthingtonagparts.com