WILBUR-ELLIS COMPANY ACQUIRES SEED BUSINESS IN SOUTH DAKOTA
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Wilbur-Ellis hires new branch sales manager to service southeastern South Dakota
BERESFORD, S.D. – November 08, 2013 – Wilbur-Ellis Company, a recognized leader in crop production technology and the distribution and marketing of plant protection, seed and nutritional products, announced that it has acquired the assets of a seed business that provides DeKalb/Asgrow high-yield seed brands. The business was owned by Dennis and Lynette Hardy. Wilbur-Ellis has also appointed Travis Boerger as the new branch sales manager in Beresford, S.D.
The acquisition complements Wilbur-Ellis’ overall existing business operations in the Midwest as well as its growth plan of expanding into the southeastern region of South Dakota. With each acquisition, Wilbur-Ellis is committed to expanding its capabilities to provide the highest level of expertise and quality products to its customers.
“We continue to see great potential in this region and we are thrilled to welcome both the Hardys’ seed business and Travis to our Midwest team,” said Brett Heezen, Wilbur-Ellis area manager in South Dakota. “The Hardys’ customer base is a seamless match with our retail branches in South Dakota, and we believe that Travis brings excellent sales and leaderships skills to our business.”
“I am excited to join Wilbur-Ellis and look forward to being a part of a company that has established itself as a leader within the industry,” said Travis.
Wilbur-Ellis’ Agribusiness Division generates more than $2 billion in sales revenue.
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