The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has announced that Balmers GM has become an Education Supporter of the association.
Balmers GM has been established in the turf machinery industry since 1979. Nearly 40 years later and the company has depots in Burnley, Lancashire and a second depot in Wakefield, serving the West and South Yorkshire areas.
In becoming a BIGGA Education Supporter, Balmers GM will support the members of the association and the wider greenkeeping industry and provide a number of educational opportunities across the north of England through the BIGGA framework.
In addition to John Deere’s full line of professional and domestic turf equipment, Balmers GM supplies and services machinery from other manufacturers, including Etesia, GreenMech, Scag, Stihl, Weidenmann and GKB.
Employing approximately 50 people across all departments, providing new and used equipment sales, service, parts and commercial hire to a wide range of customers including golf and sports clubs, local authorities, contractors, the leisure industry, equestrian centres and smallholders. In addition, Balmers GM maintains one of the country’s largest stocks of used commercial machinery, delivering to both national and international customers.
Lauren Frazer, BIGGA Business Development Manager, said: “Balmers GM has a fantastic reputation across the north of England and we’re delighted that the company has come on board as an education supporter for the association. The growing number of companies signing up to support BIGGA shows how respected our members are in the wider industry. BIGGA members are leading the way when it comes to innovation, technology and embracing new ideas out on the golf course and it is brilliant that Balmers GM and our other Education Supporters are keen to be a part of that success.”