Posted on Oct 11, 2017
Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Ag-Pro Companies announced the acquisition of two metro Atlanta companies - Fayette Tractor and Lawn Equipment Solutions, both with two locations each. These acquisitions represent a significant expansion into the Metro Atlanta market that will allow the company to to bring the full range and scope of John Deere and Ag-Pro Companies to the largest Professional Lawn Care / Commercial Mowing market in the country. The combined company will have 29 locations across 4 states and now have 5 locations in the Atlanta market. Ag-Pro will have more than $600 million in annualized sales and employ more than 600 people. Terms of the acquisition were not announced.
Commenting on how the acquisition will enhance Ag-Pro, Groover stated, "Our expansion across the Atlanta area marks Ag-Pro's commitment to all market segments while providing a unique opportunity to serve customers in the largest turf market in the nation. We will implement the same service based business model that we have utilized since 1958 as we earn the loyalty of the customer base in this market."
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