Ziegler CAT opens new facility in Willmar

Ziegler CAT
A 59,800-square-foot dealership for Ziegler Cat has been completed on Highway 71 South in Willmar.

WILLMAR — Ziegler CAT opened its new facility in Willmar on July 20, according to a Ziegler CAT news release.

Located at 4600 Highway 71 S., the two-story facility features a retail showroom, a 25,000-square-foot shop, warehouses, offices, and a 7,800-square-foot cold-storage building. The shops include two bridge cranes, lube systems, a hose bench, and a wash bay. An on-site Cat solar array will provide clean, cost-effective, renewable electricity to the new facility.

“Willmar is one of our flagship agricultural stores,” said Andreas Hoeft, president, in the release. “We’re proud to expand our presence in the Willmar area to better meet our customers’ needs for parts and service and new, used and rental equipment. We look forward to growing side by side with our customers and the entire Willmar community.”

The store will carry a full line of CAT equipment including tractors, skid-steer loaders, wheel loaders and utility vehicles, as well as rental equipment.

The store also carries many other brands of equipment including Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Gleaner, Brandt and Trail King among many others.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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