James River Equipment becomes full-line Epiroc dealer in Virginia

by Sara Smith | Feb 19, 2019
Commerce City, Colorado: Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has added James River Equipment as a full-line dealer in Virginia. Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, James River Equipment (JRE) has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc drill rigs, along with rock drilling tools, parts and service.

JRE is a full-service John Deere equipment dealership that serves customers in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Dedicated to supporting the equipment needs of construction, commercial and residential customers, James River Equipment has over 40 locations across these three states.

With many customers working between North Carolina and Virginia, the expansion of Epiroc offerings allows James River Equipment to provide consistent support across the region. JRE now offers the full line of Epiroc products and services from the following Virginia locations:

  • Ashland Industrial, Virginia
  • Danville, Virginia
  • Fishersville, Virginia
  • Manassas, Virginia
  • Salem, Virginia
  • Tazewell, Virginia
  • Winchester, Virginia

JRE will continue to provide drill rigs, rock drilling tools and service in North Carolina and South Carolina.

“We’re excited to expand our valued partnership with James River Equipment in the state of Virginia,” said Tom Borer, Epiroc Vice President, Independent Distribution. “JRE is a regional leader in the aggregate and contract drilling markets. Supported by JRE’s experienced and knowledgeable staff, Epiroc equipment will help drilling customers in the region increase uptime and efficiency.”

Epiroc focuses on providing solutions that enhance productivity, safety and cost efficiency for its customers. With cutting-edge technology and innovative products, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment.

“We are pleased to add Epiroc drills to the bulk of our footprint in Virginia,” said John Grantier, James River Equipment Vice President of Sales. “Epiroc’s quality products add to the wide range of equipment we already offer and will give us an additional opportunity to take care of existing customers and new ones as well. When you combine James River’s vast product support experience, our extensive sales relationships developed over decades and the quality and longevity of Epiroc drills, we think our customers are the big winners.”

For more information on James River Equipment, visit or contact them directly through their contact form.

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