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Pinnacle™ Agriculture Holdings Announces the Acquisition of Gillett Grain Services, Inc.

Friday, December 19, 2014 -

Gillett, AR, December 19, 2014  – Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) recently acquired certain assets of Gillett Grain Services, Inc. (“Gillett Grain”).  Gillett Grain will operate as part of Pinnacle's Sanders® brand ("Sanders").  Located in Gillett, Arkansas, Gillett Grain is a farm input and supply company that has been serving area growers for thirty-one years.

The new Sanders location will be managed by Dale Reed.  Reed founded Gillett Grain in 1983 and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience serving the southeast Arkansas agriculture market. 

Reed said, "This is a win-win for everyone involved.  Our long-time customers and employees will benefit from the additional resources and tools that Pinnacle and Sanders bring.  Pinnacle and Sanders will benefit from the addition of a great customer base and staff that have served those customers faithfully for so many years.  We are excited to associate our reputation and business with an equally respected company like Pinnacle."

“Pinnacle and Sanders are very pleased with the recent acquisition of this well-established, respected business, and we are excited about its staff joining our team,” said Jack Coleman, Sanders Area Operations Manager.  “We look forward to expanding into southern Arkansas and continuing the excellent service that Dale Reed and his team have provided area farmers for so many years.”

Gillett will be Sanders’ twenty-first retail location in the state of Arkansas offering seed, custom fertilizer blends, and crop protection products, as well as its award-winning OptiGro® precision agriculture services. 

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About Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC

Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC is a best-in-class agricultural retail and wholesale distribution business created through acquisitions and greenfield retail establishments.  The company operates through its Sanders®, Performance Agriculture™, Providence Agriculture, AgOne Application Services™, Innvictis™, Meridian™, and Altitude™ brands, serving growers across 23 states.  Pinnacle is multifaceted in its operations, which include seed production and sales, agricultural chemical distribution, bulk handling of fertilizer, precision agriculture services and general merchandise for the farming, livestock and wildlife industries.

For more information contact:

Jack Coleman, Area Operations Manager
Sanders
(870) 672-2644
jack.coleman@sanders.com

Dale Reed, Location Manager
Sanders
(870) 509-0792
dale.reed@sanders.com