S3 Group acquired TEMP Farm Equipment Ltd (OBA AWS Airbar Worldwide Solutions) of Mitchell, Ontario. From its origins as a customer-driven innovation spawned in the after-sales service of a John Deere dealer, AWS is best known for its advanced pneumatic bars that introduce airflow into the head of a harvester. -threshing machine, thus reducing burst losses, increasing efficiency and improving ground speed. The AWS product is sold worldwide with an extensive network of resellers in North America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and Japan.
AWS Director of Operations Mark MacDonald will assume the role of Managing Director, responsible for day-to-day operations, product development and distribution. AWS operations will continue in the beautiful community of Mitchell, Ontario.
AWS and S3 have a long history together, as the rotors used in AWS’s flagship airbar are manufactured by S3 Air Systems. With its reputation for customer service and innovation, AWS is a perfect fit for Swift Current, Saskatchewan, headquartered at S3. According to Richelle Andreas, CEO of S3 Group, “I have immense respect for the company that Jeff Dolmage, Mike De Corte and their partners have built. . This acquisition strengthens S3 and I am excited about what it means for our future. “