Friday, September 04, 2015

Home News John Deere Landscapes makes an acquisition

John Deere Landscapes makes an acquisition

Industry News

Eljay Irrigation in Canada will integrate immediately with JDL.

| April 14, 2014

ALPHARETTA, Ga –- John Deere Landscapes, Alpharetta, Ga, and Eljay Irrigation, Calgary, AB, announced today that John Deere Landscapes has purchased Eljay Irrigation. The companies have signed an agreement and plan for an immediate integration.

According to Dave Werning, president of John Deere Landscapes, “This acquisition will give both companies’ existing customers a broader and deeper range of products and services, coupled with the comfort of working with staffs that are experienced, and possess the expertise for such wide and diverse products.

"Contractors are looking for more efficiency in their business and by streamlining the purchasing process, and we are responding. Our response will include more products, an expert staff for all product lines and a full range of non-product business solutions. It’s not just about products anymore. It’s about making the contractor’s business easier and more profitable.”


 

Top news

Acquistions from the buyer's perspective

Jim Huston’s summer brainstorming session focused on the ups and downs of buying companies and also included an inside look at one of L&L’s Top 100 companies.

JDL acquires Tieco

The irrigation company has six locations in Alabama and Florida.

Judge blocks EPA rule

President Obama's push would have extended clean water rules to ditches and small streams.

Plantscapers acquires company

Along with expanding into the Palm Springs region, the company also launched a new website.

Take stock of seeds

Grass prices have stabilized and should stay steady.

x