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Deere purchases Italian sprayer manufacturer

Published on 17 July 2017

On June 26, John Deere announced that it has purchased Mazzotti, a privately held sprayer manufacturer based in Ravenna, Italy.

"Mazzotti is known for its innovation as well as its unique knowledge, designs and expertise in the sprayer industry," said John May, president of agricultural solutions and chief information officer. "The acquisition of Mazzotti provides John Deere an opportunity to serve more customers in European markets."

Mazzotti, a 30-year-old family-owned business, will maintain its name, trademark and commercial agreements, and will continue serving customers with high-quality products and services. As a result of the announcement, May said, Mazzotti will have the full support and commitment of John Deere to enhance its already successful sprayer business.  end mark

—From Deere & Company news release

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