Confirmed Rumors: 2009
STATE COLLEGE, PA, Monday, August 10, 2009 – AgIntegrated, Inc. announced today that it acquired PC Spray, the nationally recognized software program that organizes and facilitates daily operations for custom application businesses.
The acquisition combines PC Spray’s knowledge of the custom application business work flow and accounting practices with AgIntegrated’s expertise in providing the agricultural industry with practical, integrated software solutions for improving operational efficiencies.
AgIntegrated will focus on preserving PC Spray’s straightforward design, while incorporating PC Spray into AgIntegrated’s established, flexible web-based software technology.
“PC Spray’s user-centric approach to its software compliments AgIntegrated’s mission to provide innovative, customizable solutions based on our client’s requirements,” said Mike Santostefano, Director of Marketing for AgIntegrated. “This partnership will effectively offer AgIntegrated and PC Spray users with expanded capabilities through our standardized platform.”
“The custom application industry will benefit from a comprehensive business system that combines AgIntegrated’s sophisticated technology with a PC Spray product that has wide acceptance in the business,” said Lemo Shattuck, founder of PC Spray. “AgIntegrated’s capabilities will enable the product to evolve with the technological demands of the application industry.”
Lemo Shattuck will remain an integral part of the future marketing, support, and product development of PC Spray.
PC Spray is a Windows based program that enables a custom application business to manage customers, application sites and products; record application work or sales; manage product inventory; produce finished invoices and statements and record financial transactions. In addition, the product contains an extensive and customizable report suite.
AgIntegrated, Inc. provides software consulting, development, marketing, and support services for the agricultural industry. AgIntegrated’s experience and knowledge of the Ag market, coupled with strong partnerships with top retailers, equipment and chemical manufacturers, soil labs, and other technology providers enables AgIntegrated to offer premium, customizable software solutions to meet the demands of the industry. For more information, visit www.agintegrated.com.
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, February 4, 2009 – BASF and AgSync, Inc. announce today they have reached an exclusive multi-year agreement to market the AgSync on-line order program for aerial applied crop protection products.
The AgSync software system makes the application of crop protection products more efficient by closing the communication gap between the crop protection products retailer and the aerial applicator. The intuitive, easy-touse Ag Sync software does everything necessary to make the aerial applicator and retail ag facility more efficient, from creating and exporting shape files, to placing orders, tracking, viewing, scheduling, and mission planning with the pilot.
“As a supporter of aerial applicators, BASF is working to continue to improve aerial application of key crop protection products,” noted James Gaffney, market manager for BASF. “We also provide support at the national and local levels for education, programs, and meetings for aerial application.”
“This partnership between BASF and AgSync will bring much needed synergies to the aerial agricultural market place,” said Clay Rassi, Sales Manager for AgSync.
With sales of €3,137 million in 2007, BASF’s Crop Protection division is a leader in crop protection and a strong partner to the farming industry providing well-established and innovative fungicides, insecticides and herbicides. Farmers use these products and services to improve crop yields and crop quality. Other uses include public health, structural/urban pest control, turf and ornamental plants, vegetation management, and forestry. BASF aims to turn knowledge rapidly into market success. The vision of BASF’s Crop Protection division is to be the world’s leading innovator, optimizing agricultural production, improving nutrition, and thus enhancing the quality of life for a growing world population. Further information can be found on the web at www.agro.basf.com.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 15,000 employees in North America, and had sales of approximately $16.4 billion in 2007. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, or to sign up to receive news releases by e-mail, visit www.basf.com/usa.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has more than 95,000 employees and posted sales of almost €58 billion in 2007. BASFshares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com
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