RDO Equipment is a construction equipment dealer representing John Deere, Hitachi, Vermeer and an array of allied attachments. The company also represents agriculture, lawn and garden equipment, and Volvo, Mack, GMC, and Isuzu medium and heavy trucks. RDO has a network of 61 John Deere, Vermeer and Topcon dealerships in 9 states.
Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. is a family-owned and operated company with a vision that has remained consistent through the years: To be a leader in creating solutions for our customers. To be an employer of choice, dedicated to energizing the creativity, talents, and entrepreneurial spirit of our people.
Ron Offutt is founder and Chairman of RDO Equipment Co. He purchased the first Casselton, North Dakota, store by taking out a bank loan, selling a potato warehouse and 160 acres of the family's farmland, and paying the last $10,000 of the purchase price with a contribution from his grandmother.