Berry Cos. acquires Bright Equipment/Bobcat of Indy

Jul. 03, 2022

Berry Cos., Wichita, Kan., has acquired Bright Equipment ⁠— better known as Bobcat of Indy, Indianapolis.

Bright Equipment was founded in 1962 when the Bright family acquired the local Ford tractor dealership. In 1976 they took on the Bobcat line and have expanded over time. Currently, they have more than 90 employees at six stores.

This acquisition includes all six stores: Bobcat of Indy, Bobcat of Anderson, Bobcat of Indy North, Bobcat of Ellettsville, Bobcat of Kokomo and Bobcat of Columbus. Bobcat of Indy will become the ninth division of Berry Cos.

“Berry Cos. is pleased to expand our business into Indiana. We are confident that the Bobcat of Indy customers will continue to receive the excellent service that they are accustomed to. Our commitment to our employees and our customers is what will make Bobcat of Indy continue to grow in the future,” said Walter Berry, CEO, Berry Cos.

“We are pleased to bring all Bright Equipment employees over to the Berry family. We understand that the secret to success is our employees, and the Bobcat of Indy team is a great addition,” said Steve Meadows, president of operations, Berry Cos.

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