Mike the Mechanic

Mike Johnson has helped Ziegler CAT customers keep their machines running for over 44 years, but he’s been hunting with his dad for even longer. Loving what you do, whether at work or at the cabin, and giving your best every day is the secret to a life worth living. Behind the Machines invites you to join Mike and his dad as they enjoy a 50+ year tradition together.

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About Mike

Whether in the deer stand or in the field, Mike puts in hard work and enjoys it, two lessons he learned from his dad, Wayne. Since 1978 Mike has shown that, with the right personnel and the right parts, Ziegler CAT keeps machines up and running.

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    With over 441,000 different part line items in stock, Ziegler is able to fill 97.3% of all parts orders within 24 hours.

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With our extensive inventory of new, used, and rental equipment and 25 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler is one of the largest Cat® dealers in North America. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or stay in the loop by signing up for email updates.