EDA Announces 2021 Dealer’s Choice and Gold Level Award Recipients

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has announced the recipients of its 2021 Dealer’s Choice and Gold Level Awards. The Dealer’s Choice Award is presented to the top-rated manufacturer in each of EDA’s four membership categories, and is based on results of the association’s annual Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey.  Gold Level Award recipients are manufacturers that scored exceptionally well in their respective categories.

The EDA’s 2021 Dealer’s Choice Award Recipients are:

  • Full-Line Manufacturer: Claas
  • Tractor Manufacturer: Branson Tractors
  • Shortline Manufacturer: Bourgault
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Manufacturer: Wright Manufacturing

This is the second Dealer’s Choice Award for both Claas and Branson Tractor, the EDA reports.  Bourgault has won top honors three times and Wright Manufacturing is a first-time Dealer’s Choice Award recipient.

Gold Level Award Recipients for 2021 are: John Deere,  H&S Manufacturing, Highline Manufacturing, Meyer Manufacturing,  Vermeer, Exmark, Grasshopper, Scag , Shindaiwa and Walker.

“This was a difficult year for dealers and manufacturers alike,” says Joe Dykes, EDA’s VP of industry relations. “The Dealer’s Choice and Gold Level Award recipients this year really rose to challenge and continued to put dealers first despite the ongoing pandemic.  Congratulations to all of you and thank you for your dedication to your dealer networks.”



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