Barko Hydraulics (Barko) has announced a new dealer for the sales and support of Barko’s full line of forestry equipment covering the state of Missouri, Ozark Machinery Co. (Ozark Machinery) in West Plains, Mo. Ozark Machinery has been an experienced logging and sawmill supplier since 1972, offering a wide range of new and used machinery, parts and technical service; with Barko the company will put a special emphasis on Barko’s line of utility loaders.
“For almost 50 years, we’ve worked hard to provide our customers with the highest quality products specifically built to meet their needs,” comments Jeff Barber, owner and president of Ozark Machinery. “We’re proud to move forward with Barko as they have been a key player in the industry for many years.”
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