Bernhard and Company – manufacturer of Bernhard Grinders, which manufactures blade sharpening systems for mowers– has partnered with Ohio-based distributor Shearer Equipment.

A full-line John Deere dealer, Shearer will market Bernhard’s trademark Express Dual and Anglemaster machines, as well as other products, to golf courses and sports facilities across northeast Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.

Shearer represents some of the leading brands in the industry and is pleased to add Bernhard Grinders to the list. Founded in Wooster in 1937, Shearer employs more than 160 team members at seven locations throughout the Buckeye State.

“After working with Shearer for several months in northeast Ohio, we were so impressed with the team’s passion for turf care and our product line that we added Pennsylvania and West Virginia to their territory,” says Steve Nixon, International Sales Manager for Bernhard Grinders. “We’re excited to have a stronger presence than ever in the heavily populated Cleveland and Pittsburgh metro areas.”

Bernhard’s Express Dual reel grinder sharpens without requiring disassembly of the mower. It has a membrane touch control panel, speed loading system and automatic traverse for rapid turnaround and improved workshop safety. The unique auto relief eliminates the need for lapping, producing a more accurate finish with reduced maintenance costs.

Its Anglemaster bedknife grinder emphasizes speed and accuracy. Independent end-feed, a single-point advance and central-grind position make it the easiest-to-use bedknife grinder on the market.