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FTMTA Grass & Muck
2018 closing date
The closing date for FTMTA Grass & Muck, to be held at
Gurteen College on Thursday, May 17, 2018, is Friday, January
26. Application packs have been issued by email to all those
firms who had registered an interest in advance as well as to
all exhibitors as this year's FTMTA Farm Machinery Show and
FTMTA Grass & Muck 2016. The exhibitor application pack for
non-members of FTMTA can now be downloaded from the
FTMTA website. Further details can be obtained by contacting
the FTMTA.
New members for FTMTA
The November meeting of the FTMTA Executive
Council was pleased to admit a number of additional
firms to the membership of the association.
Ballyward Plant Services is based near Castlewellan, Co
Down, and is the Irish distributor for Giant compact
loaders as well as being a retail dealer for Hyrema
dumpers and Hanix equipment among other brands.
The business is led by Robert McAlerney and exhibited
at this year's FTMTA Farm Machinery Show.
Redrock Machinery is a well-known machinery
manufacturer based in Collone, Co Armagh, and is
led by managing director, Frank Flynn. The company
manufactures a wide range of machinery including
slurry-handling solutions, silage and grain trailers,
blockcutters, feeders and specialist trailers.
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