Scoular Acquires KAMO Grain Inc. in Pittsburg, Kan.
April 27, 2015
OMAHA, NE (April 27, 2015) – The Scoular Company is pleased to announce its acquisition of the assets of KAMO Grain Inc. of Pittsburg, Kan. The acquisition included a 550,000-bushel grain-handling facility with access to all Class I railroads. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Andrew Determan, who oversees the company’s operations in the area, said the newly acquired business fits well into the company’s trading and grain-handling activities in the region, which include operations in Butterfield and Adrian, Mo.
“We’re pleased to be adding Pittsburg to our network of facilities, giving area farmers a convenient and competitive market for their grain,” said Determan. “We’re looking forward to building upon the strong business that the Elnicki family established and to continuing the same great customer service that area producers have come to expect.”
“We’ve enjoyed a long-standing trading relationship with Scoular over the years,” said Brice Elnicki, KAMO General Manager and Vice President. “The KAMO staff and I are pleased to join The Scoular Company, so we can continue that relationship as well as build on the ones we’ve established with our customers over the past 26 years,” stated Elnicki.
A 123-year-old company with more than $6 billion in sales, The Scoular Company operates 90 independent business units that provide diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. From nearly 90 offices and facilities in North and South America, our 750+ employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing, and handling grain and ingredients as well as managing transportation and logistics worldwide.