PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESCO Corporation announced today it has opened a new ESCO supply and service location in Virginia, Minn., focused on direct sales and service in Northern Minnesota and the U.S. Iron Range. Named ESCO Virginia, the site is a strategic addition to the company’s network of 32 supply and service locations around the world.
The new location gives ESCO a direct presence in one of the key iron ore regions in North America and will allow the company to tailor its product and service offerings to better meet the needs of our mining customers operating in the region. ESCO Virginia is located at the site previously managed by Langer Equipment.
“In the U.S. Iron Range, Langer Equipment has served customers well for many years,” said Jose Rogerio Silva, ESCO’s Vice President, Americas. “The ESCO team will continue Langer’s dedication to customer service and will build on this foundation by offering an expanded product line and services.”
Tim Christensen, a Minnesota native and long-time member of the Langer team with deep knowledge of the mines throughout the U.S. Iron Range, also joins the ESCO team to manage operations for the new location.
“Local sales, service and warehousing are critical in this region,” said Christensen, ESCO’s Mining Account Manager at ESCO Virginia. “I am excited to be a part of this new presence in the Iron Range and increase the number of quality products offered to our customers in the local iron mines – from truck bodies to buckets to the Ground Engaging Tools ESCO has sold in this area for years.”
ESCO’s new site is located at 1400 West Chestnut Street, Virginia, Minn., 55792.
About ESCO Corporation
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, ESCO Corporation is a leading independent designer, manufacturer and provider of highly engineered wear parts and replacement products and complementary services used in mining, construction, industrial, and oil and gas applications. The company operates in 28 countries on six continents, including an expansive network of 27 manufacturing facilities and more than 50 sales and distribution offices.