Since 2016, Groff Tractor Holdings, LLC has combined locations in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Philadelphia to form GT Mid Atlantic LLC through the additions of Trico Equipment, Folcomer Equipment, and CC&T.
GT Mid Atlantic combines these resources, inventory and capabilities into one dynamic organization, carrying top brands of construction and road building equipment including CASE, Roadtec, Rubblemaster, Takeuchi, Epiroc, Hamm, Etnyre, Terramac and more. We also offer a full line of heavy equipment rentals.
We operate our business by focusing on 3 basic Operating Principles that drive everything we do and is what we stand for as a company. At GT Mid Atlantic we believe that it is imperative that we embed these principles into our daily work ethic, decision-making and culture to ensure the future success and growth of our company.
1. Take Care of the Customer. Our customers are the lifeblood of our business and ultimately define the success of our business. We are service-oriented and our job, our mission, is to provide Outstanding Customer Service every time a customer walks through our door, whenever we answer the phone, or show up on their jobsite.
2. Take Care of Our Employees. Our employees must be outstanding, highly trained, and dedicated in order to take care of our customers. We need to make sure they are empowered, highly trained, and fairly compensated for providing the best level of service in the industry.
3. Achieve Long-Term Growth. Our ability to provide legendary product support and take care of our employees is dependent upon the mutual success and growth of the Groff family of companies and our customers. We strive every day to be a valuable business partner by providing our customers with profitable solutions for every job.
A lot has changed since 1958, but one thing that remains the same is our commitment to our customers. Ray Groff opened Groff Tractor as a CASE dealer in Highspire, Pennsylvania, employing only a handful of people. Over time, the business has grown, and now almost 300 full time employees work at fifteen dealerships that provide equipment and services across four states.
Over the years, Groff has developed strong relationships with our manufacturers and has consistently offered a wide range of the highest quality construction equipment. Groff is one of the leading CASE construction dealers in the country and supplements their CASE products with some of the other leading manufacturers in the world.
Lasting six decades in the construction industry may not always have been easy, but regardless of the
circumstances, Groff Tractor has always powered through, thanks to the knowledge and commitment of our wonderful employees. Groff Tractor’s employees are at the heart of our dealerships and work tirelessly each day to make sure our customers’ needs are met.
Ray Groff opened Groff Tractor as a CASE dealer for South Central Pennsylvania with its’ first branch located in Highspire, PA, employing only a handful of people. Over time, the business has grown, and now over 290 full time employees work at fifteen dealerships that provide equipment and services across four states.
1960 – Groff Tractor is purchased by Medico Industries, Inc. under the new management of Herb Groff.
1961 – Original location moved from Highspire to 6499 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA.
1962 – Groff Tractor becomes a Wacker Neuson dealer.
1967 – Groff Tractor becomes a Bomag dealer.
1976 – Herb Groff retires, and his son, Ken Groff, assumes management responsibilities.
1983 – Ken Groff purchases Groff Tractor.
1986 – Groff Tractor’s second branch opens in Ephrata, PA.
1990 – A third branch opens in Bellefonte, PA.
1995 – The Corporate headquarters relocates to 6779 Carlisle Pike in Mechancisburg, PA.
1998 – Groff is awarded the CASE contract for Western PA and opens the Valencia branch.
1999 – The fifth branch opens in New Stanton, PA
2001 – Lamar Light and Mike Savastio become minority investors of Groff Tractor from Ken Groff in transition of ownership plan.
2002 – Groff Tractor becomes a Liebherr dealer.
2003 – Groff Tractor becomes a Takeuchi dealer.
2004 – Groff Tractor becomes a Hamm and Vögele dealer.
2005 – Lamar Light, Mike Savastio, and Jim Price purchase Groff Tractor from Ken Groff.
2005 – Groff Tractor becomes a WIRTGEN Dealer.
2010 – Groff acquires Cambria Tractor and opens the Ebensburg, PA branch.
2011 – Jim Price named CFO of Groff Tractor.
2013 – The company acquires Vernon E Stupp and opens a branch in Frederick, MD.
2013 – The 55th anniversary for Groff is marked by a celebration at Bedford Springs Resort.
2016 – Groff Tractor Holdings, LLC is formed, and Profit Equity becomes the majority investor.
2016 – Three new branches in New Jersey open after Groff acquires Trico Equipment.
2017 – Groff acquires Folcomer Equipment, including its five branches in Maryland and Delaware. Groff’s Frederick location moves to Tilco Drive, and GT Mid Atlantic LLC is created.
2018 – GT New Jersey purchases Construction Crane & Tractor (CC&T) and merges with GT Mid Atlantic.