Buchheit's to open rental/repair store in Perryville

Tuesday, October 15, 2002


BIEHLE - Officials with Buchheit Inc. recently announced they would be opening a new rental and repair center in the Perryville area. The manager is Greg Statler.

An official said the new store would be a full-service rental store, offering small power tools to large equipment, along with a full-service small engine repair center that will service Briggs & Stratton, Yard Machines by MTD, Troy-Bilt, Lawn-Boy, Gravely, Stihl, Karcher, Swisher, Brave Industries andAriens.

The business will also service Reddy Heater kerosene and gas space heaters, Poulan, American Yard Products, Coleman Powermate, Kawasaki, Murray-Stanley, Ryobi, Homelite, Carter Go Karts, Kohler Engines, Tecumseh, Ardisam, Honda, Pug, King Kutter and Toro.

Rudy Buchheit founded Buchheit in 1934. The company currently employs more than 230 people in the Perry County area and another 350 at five other locations.

Other Buchheit operations include a large feed manufacturing facility, fertilizer plant, seed cleaning operation and nation wide transportation division and the corporate office, all located in Biehle.

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