Wellington Federal Tire & Service become a Husquvarna dealer

first_img Telephone number: 620-326-5512. Also, check out their Facebook page! by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Federal Tire & Service, Inc., located on 323 N. Washington, in Wellington is growing its line of services by becoming an official Husqvarna dealer – a leading company for outdoor homeowner power products.People at Sumner County can now purchase top-of-the-line lawn mowers, chain saws, trimmers, blowers, brush cutters and snow throwers from a company that has been established since the 1700s.Gerald and Jeannette Gilkey, who bought Federal Tire from Grant and Sherry Anderson in the August of 2012 in downtown Wellington, is expanding the business that will not only service tires and automobiles, but will expand into becoming a full-time Husqvarna dealership with its plethora of products.“We did the market research and studies, and found Wellington to be a perfect town for a Husqvarna dealership,” said Forrest Perich, sales representative for Husqvarna.Gerald Gilkey is especially excited about the line of mowers Federal Tire & Service is now selling which includes zero turn mowers, tractors, push lawn mowers, articulated riders and robotic mowers (see Husvarna site here). http://www.husqvarna.com/us/home/. Need a chainsaw? You won’t find a better one sold in Wellington.Gilkey said financing is available for customers. The business plans to hire a full-time small mower mechanic in the future. A business tidbit: The Gilkeys bought the business on August 1 from the Anderson’s who owned Federal Tire since 1985. Gilkey has two auto mechanics helping him out Ken Creamer and Andy Olsen.last_img

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