RDO Integrated Controls Announces New Partnership in Mining and Landfill Software

Fargo, ND September 23, 2010: RDO Integrated Controls has announced a new partnership with Hennessy Surveying in Fort Branch, Indiana to distribute Carlson Software products in both the Mining and Landfill Industries.

The partnership in mining will be focused in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Mississippi. “The team at Hennessy Surveying add incredible value and expertise to RDO Integrated Controls in the Midwest, and will significantly improve our ability to provide first-class service to our customers,” stated Adam Gilbertson, General Manager for RDO Integrated Controls.

He added, “Hennessy Surveying has years of experience providing Carlson Software’s machine control solutions and GPS equipment in the mining industry. This partnership is part of RDO Integrated Controls’ commitment to being a market leader in positioning technology for the mining industry across the United States.”

Established in 1988 and headquartered in Fort Branch, Indiana, Hennessy Surveying Inc. (HIS), is a family business servicing the Construction, Mining, and Landfill Industries throughout the Midwest. HSI employs 15 people, including five graduate surveyors experienced with the state-of-art positioning technology, and who head up the field workforce that provide professional services to the company’s wide-ranging clientele.

"We have been both users and dealers of Carlson Software products for many years," said Barry Hennessy, President of Hennessy Surveying, "and now look forward to developing this relationship with RDO Integrated Controls that we believe will bring the necessary unity of hardware/software technologies and provide our customers with the complete support and confidence they need and deserve."

The new agreement also allows Hennessy Surveying to promote Landfill Grade, Carlson’s market-leading GPS Landfill solution, in Kansas and Missouri. RDO Integrated Controls currently has exclusive distribution rights for the Carlson Landfill GPS system in 19 states including; Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

About RDO Integrated Controls
RDO Integrated Controls is a division of RDO Equipment Co. Founded in 2009 and based in Billings, Montana.  RDO Integrated Controls provides positioning solutions for customers in the construction, mining, and landfill industries.

About RDO Equipment Co.
Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. is a family-owned and operated company with a vision that has remained consistent through the years: To be a leader in creating solutions for our customers. To be a great place to work, dedicated to energizing the creativity, talents, and entrepreneurial spirit of our people. The company provides and supports innovative solutions for John Deere agriculture, construction, lawn and garden; and Vermeer customers. The corporation’s headquarters are in Fargo, N.D., has 56 sales and service locations in nine U.S. states, and employs over 1,400 people. Learn more about RDO Equipment Co. at www.rdoequipment.com.