BRANDT acquirers international manufacturing facility

By Ryne Turke on July 12, 2015 at 6:14am

BRANDT Consolidated Incorporated has acquired its first international manufacturing facility.

The transaction, which was announced Wednesday, gives BRANDT a majority interest in Target Brasil Fertilizantes Ltda. though a Brazilian subsidiary.

According to a press release from BRANDT, the sites in Brazil produce more than 40 fertilizers, seed treatments and other specialty products.

The three managing partners of Target Brasil and all 21 employees will be retained and additional technical sales representatives will be added.

BRANDT, founded in 1953, consists of three division; Specialty Formulations, Retail Agronomy and Dealer Support.

Target Brasil will begin manufacturing BRANDT’s Smart Trio and Manni Plex products for distribution in Brazil later this year.

BRANDT offices are stationed throughout Illinois, including New Berlin, Franklin and Waverly.