Published online: Oct 19, 2011 Seed Potatoes, Potato Equipment
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Agri-Stor Company announced that it has acquired the assets and business operations of Custom Chemical Company-a full-service provider of potato sprout inhibitors, specialty post-harvest crop protection products and a Certified Dealer of Gellertr climate control systems-located in Warden, Washington. Nathan Oberg, Agri-Stor Company spokesman, commented on the acquisition, stating, "Custom Chemical has an excellent track record of delivering high quality post-harvest products and services to potato and onion growers, packers and processors throughout Washington, Oregon and California. Merging our business operations will provide all of our customers with the latest technology and best solutions for post-harvest crop preservation. In addition, this acquisition postures Agri-Stor for continued growth and expansion." 

Agri-Stor will continue to operate this division from its existing facility in the heart of the Columbia Basin to provide superior service and sales support to all customers. Oberg stated, "The existing staff is an experienced and well-trained team of service technicians, licensed application specialists and sales representatives. They have done an outstanding job of supporting the potato and onion industries and will continue to do so in the future."

For more than 50 years, Agri-Stor Company has been helping improve the quality of stored potatoes, onions and other crops. From its Twin Falls, Idaho, headquarters, Agri-Stor operates globally and is a market leader in the distribution, sales and custom application of potato sprout inhibitors, unique crop preservation products and Gellertr climate control systems. 

SOURCE: Agri-Stor Company Press Release