Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC acquires Ag Services, Inc.

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Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC acquires Ag Services, Inc.

Company expands its presence and capabilities in the Coachella Valley

Mecca, Calif., – May 20, 2019 – Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC, a recognized leader in precision agriculture technology and the distribution and marketing of plant protection, seed and nutritional products, recently announced it acquired the assets of Ag Services, Inc.

Ag Services, Inc., located in the Coachella Valley in California, has provided listing services, dry fertilizer application and liquid fertilizer delivery to its customers for the past 15 years. This purchase is a strategic boon for Wilbur-Ellis, enabling the Company to provide full-service fertilizer offerings in the Coachella Valley, essentially doubling the Company’s overall business in the area.

“We are excited about the addition of Ag Services’ assets to Wilbur-Ellis,” said Wilbur-Ellis Company Area Manager Doug Henry. “Until now, our fertilizer services were limited in this geography and we’re proud to now offer a full suite of services to our valued growers in the Coachella Valley.”

As of April 24, 2019, Ag Services, Inc. assets and employees, including Operations Manager Tom Becker and Listing Driver Sergio Tapia, officially became part of Wilbur-Ellis Company. Wilbur-Ellis now owns and operates the Ag Services, Inc. location at 90-510 68th Ave, Mecca, CA 92254. To get in touch with operations at this location, please contact Tom Becker at (760) 289-9684 or via email at thbecker@wilburellis.com. To reach sales at this location, please contact Paul Darroch at (760) 578-1982 or via email at pdarroch@wilburellis.com; or Tanner Hild at (928) 285-8975 or via email at thild@wilburellis.com.

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About the Wilbur-Ellis Companies
Founded in 1921, the Wilbur-Ellis companies are leading international marketers and distributors of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. By developing strong relationships, making strategic market investments and capitalizing on new opportunities, the Wilbur-Ellis companies have continued to grow the business with sales now over $3.1 billion. www.wilburellis.com

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness generates more than $2 billion in sales revenue annually and has over 160 branch locations throughout the U.S. ag.wilburellis.com