Kongskilde Purchases Progressive Farm Products

July 8, 2010 07:00 PM

Kongskilde Industries Inc located in Bloomington, IL announces the purchase of Progressive Farm Products located near Normal, IL. The company has built a reputation within the fertilizer application and strip tillage equipment area, and the purchase is part of the Kongskilde Group’s strategy.


With this announcement Kongskilde will be consolidating North American activities from three separate locations into one location at the current Progressive Farm Products site. The present facility will be expanded.


Progressive Farm Products has 14 employees, and Progressive Farm Product’s founder, Richard Follmer will remain as an integral part of Kongskilde’s R & D staff as part of the acquisition.


Kongskilde Industries Inc is a part of the global Kongskilde Group based in Denmark. Presently Kongskilde’s Soil Preparation equipment has been marketed in North America via Kongskilde Limited located in Strathroy, Ontario, however with this acquisition, Kongskilde will now be able to provide a complete range of fertilizer application and soil preparation equipment from one source.


The Progressive Farm Products will continue to be marketed under this brand name and offered via Kongskilde’s dealer network throughout North America also via sister Companies in Europe and South Africa.


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