Scott Equipment to Focus on Construction, Material Handling and Cranes

Scott Equipment to Focus on Construction, Material Handling and Cranes

Agriculture Locations Transferred to Progressive Tractor & Implement

MONROE, LA (June 17, 2014) – In order to focus on its construction, material handling and crane business, Scott Equipment is transferring ownership of its agriculture division to Louisiana company  Progressive Tractor & Implement.

Progressive Tractor is an established, quality-conscious Case IH dealer that has served Central and South Louisiana since 1991. Scott Equipment has provided sales, service, parts, and lease options to farm, construction, oilfield, government and chemical industries for 75 years.

"Customers can expect continued outstanding service and the same quality equipment that they’ve enjoyed with Scott. This decision allows both companies to focus on our areas of expertise to better accommodate our customers’ needs,” said Scott Cummins, Scott Equipment President. “This is a win for all involved."

“We’ve had a relationship with Scott for over ten years and we share a commitment to our customers,” said Progressive Spokesman, Thomas Soileau, “Scott’s agriculture customers can also continue their relationship with the same experienced and devoted staff once Progressive takes over. We’re looking forward to serving those growers in North Louisiana and Arkansas.”

The transfer will take effect on Wednesday, June 18 and will impact Scott’s agriculture locations in Jonesville, Rayville, Tallulah and Lake Providence, Louisiana, as well as McGehee, Arkansas.

For more information on any of the Scott Equipment products or services, visit or call 318-388-9295. More information about Progressive Tractor & Implement can be found at or by calling 337-351-7489.

Bobbie Bordelon