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January 22, 2011

Doron Broadfoot, president of The Rent-It Store in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, took over as chair for the board of trustees of the American Rental Association Foundation.

The Moline, Ill.-based ARA Foundation also named a new vice chair. Catherine DeBusk, VP of Party People Rentals in Phoenix will fill that post. Two new trustees joined the Foundation board: Andy Cooke, VP Cooke Rentals in North Carolina, and Dave Garton, sales and marketing manager for John Deere, Moline, Ill.

December 13, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. announced it has completed the sale of its wind energy business, John Deere Renewables, to Chicago-based Exelon Generation Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation.

The sale was completed Dec. 10 and consisted of 36 wind projects in eight states- generating 735 operating megawatts of clean, renewable energy- enough to power 160,000 to 220,000 households.
 

November 15, 2010

Deere and Co.’s Harvester Works began razing its oldest building at its East Moline, Ill.,...