Nebraska Deere dealerships merge to create AKRS Equipment

Three Nebraska-based John Deere dealerships have announced plans to merge. Green Line Equipment, Stutheit Implement and Plains Equipment Group are combining forces to create the newly formed corporation named AKRS Equipment Solutions. The companies plan to officially close on the deal by the end of March 2020.

Kevin Clark has been named president and chief executive officer of AKRS Equipment. Clark is the head of Plains Equipment Group.

AKRS will consist of 27 John Deere dealerships located across Nebraska and part of Kansas with headquarters in Lincoln. Northeast and North Central Nebraska towns with AKRS Equipment dealerships include Albion, Ainsworth, Neligh, Norfolk, O’Neill and Plainview.