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Genco Mine service expands to include Fairchild International

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Fairchild International forms alliance with Genco Mine Service to expand presence in Western United States

Fairchild International, a U.S.-based manufacturer of underground mining equipment, is now working with Genco Mine Service of Huntington to sell and service its full line of underground mining equipment west of the Mississippi River.

Through this alliance, Fairchild expects to increase its geographic reach in the coal mining industry and create new markets among mine operators that specialize in the extraction of soda ash, potash and molybdenum, as well as other minerals and metals.

"By working with Genco, we are taking advantage of market opportunities while expanding our presence in the mining industry," says Jack Fairchild Jr., Fairchild's Vice President of Sales. "I am grateful to Glenn Sebring and his team for using their technical expertise and longtime relationships to increase demand for the full product line of Fairchild equipment."

"What drew us to Fairchild was the quality of their equipment," says Glenn Sebring, Owner and President, Genco Mine Service. "They're a premier manufacturer of American-made underground mining support vehicles, and that's a good fit for our customers. Many of them have long been impressed by the quality of Fairchild's equipment, and I'm happy to make those products more accessible than ever in the western United States."

About Genco Mine Service

Genco Mine Service manufactures a variety of underground mining trucks, including flatbeds, crew haulers and cab-less long and short beds.

The company also supplies and manufactures monitoring and communication systems, and represents more than a dozen mine equipment manufacturers who produce conveyors, belt speed switches and sensors, communications equipment, anemometers, exhaust purifiers, and engines and parts.

Genco began operations in 1978 as a supplier of new and reconditioned electrical and electronic systems for coal mines around Huntington where the company is based.

For more information, contact Glenn Sebring at 435.687.2464, e-mail or visit

About Fairchild International

Fairchild International is an independently-owned-and-operated underground mining equipment manufacturer. Over the past decade, the company has produced the industry's most complete line of AC VFD and DC battery-powered scoops along with permissible and non-permissible diesel scoops. 

Fairchild also manufactures continuous miners and haulage systems, longwall shield haulers, maintenance vehicles, maintenance centers and cargo carriers. The company is headquartered in Glen Lyn, Va., with established warehouses and service centers in Beckley, W.V.; DuQuoin, Ill.; Glen Lyn, Va.; Indiana, Pa.; Pikeville, Ky.; and Huntington.

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