WATERTOWN, SD - Terex Utilities has signed DUECO, Inc. to carry its line of auger drills and auger tooling in the Western Region. The line includes the Terex models 330, 650 and 800 Auger Drills, Auger Tooling and aftermarket parts sales and support.

"DUECO has been a long-time distributor of Terex Utilities equipment, and we are pleased to grow our partnership with them to include the Terex auger drills and auger tooling line," says Gary Rice, product and sales manager for Terex. "Under the agreement, DUECO now distributes and supports Terex auger products in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and the eastern half of Nebraska."

Terex auger drills and auger tooling are designed for the electrical utility and commercial/civil foundation construction industry. Electrical utility customers use Terex auger products to handle transmission and distribution, line construction and pole setting tasks. Terex's auger drill line boasts a wide range of drill speeds, high drill torque, a high-speed hydraulic system and convenient operator controls for fast cycle times, generating finished holes up to 96" in diameter and 95' deep. Each model offers the versatility of mounting on a truck chassis or crawler undercarriage. Terex Auger Tooling products offers a complete line of drilling tools for digger derricks and auger drills as well as specialty & custom built tools to handle a wide variety of soil conditions.

DUECO serves customers in the electrical utility, telecommunications, electrical contractor, electrical cooperative, municipality and tree care markets. In addition to the Terex auger drills and auger tooling line, DUECO also distributes Terex bucket trucks, digger derricks, cranes, stringing and tension equipment and utility bodies.

Through this partnership, Terex auger drills and auger tooling are also available through Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC), a sister company of DUECO. UELC specializes in utility truck rentals, as well as short- and long-term leasing.

For more information about Terex auger drills and auger tooling, visit: www.terexutilities.com. For DUECO, visit: www.dueco.com, and for UELC, visit www.uelc.com.