March 07, 2021

McCullough Implement Co. acquires Don Bales Inc.

WATSEKA, Ill. — McCullough Implement Co. has expanded its business into northwest Indiana with the acquisition of Don Bales Inc.

The official announcement was made in Watseka on Nov. 16 and is expected to be finalized this month.

“This expansion allows McCullough Implement to extend its offering of quality equipment and customer service while building on the business that Don Bales has built in northwest Indiana area,” said Stephen McCullough, president of McCullough Implement.

The acquisition of Don Bales fits into McCullough Implement’s growth strategy in the farm, construction and residential markets. Through this purchase, McCullough Implement will now offer the entire line of Kubota turf, agriculture and construction equipment to a larger service area, including northwest Indiana and the south suburban area of Chicago.

About McCullough Implement

Based in Watseka, Illinois, McCullough Implement Co. was founded in 1940 as an Allis Chalmers dealer. It now offers farm, construction and residential equipment sales, parts and service for Kubota, Great Plains, Bobcat, AGCO and several other quality lines. McCullough Implement has seen significant growth in sales and service in the Illiana area over the last decade.

About Don Bales Inc.

Don Bales Inc. is a farm and turf equipment dealer located in Lowell, Indiana. Established in 1961 as an International Harvester dealer, Bales is now primarily a Kubota dealer, offering equipment, parts and service to a diverse customer base.