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Linder Expands its Kubota Dealer Network with the Purchase of Southern Tractor & Outdoors

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Leesburg location
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LEESBURG, GA — Linder Industrial Machinery Company has acquired Southern Tractor & Outdoors. The three branches in southwest Georgia (Leesburg, Moultrie, and Valdosta) will be re-branded as Linder Turf & Tractor branches, joining the growing network of Kubota dealerships across the southeast.

“We are fortunate to have developed a close relationship with the owners of Southern Tractor & Outdoors,” said John Coughlin, President and CEO of Linder Industrial Machinery Company. “This has been a well-run company for many years. We are excited to offer our additional product lines to the people of southwest Georgia.”

“We are eager for this opportunity with Linder," said Mike Horne, Owner of Southern Tractor & Outdoors. "Everyone we’ve worked with at the company has been exceptional. This is a great move for the people in our community.”  

The Linder Turf & Tractor locations in Georgia will add a range of BOMAG machines and Deutz-Fahr tractors to a lineup that already features a large selection of Kubota and Land Pride equipment.

Linder Turf & Tractor, a Kubota dealer, now has seven locations:

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  • Bradenton, Florida
  • Leesburg, Georgia
  • Moultrie, Georgia
  • Valdosta, Georgia
  • Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Greenville, North Carolina

Established in 1953, Linder Industrial Machinery sells heavy equipment in Florida and the Carolinas. Linder is one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the United States and sells, services, and offers parts for other manufacturers, such as BOMAG, Terramac, ATLAS, Mantsinen, FECON, and several others from the company's 22 locations.

Linder created the Linder Turf & Tractor division in 2018 by purchasing a Kubota dealership in Florida, then shortly after that, two in North Carolina, and in 2023 added a Fayetteville branch.

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