Deere purchases Italian sprayer manufacturer

John Deere has announced that it has purchased Mazzotti, a privately owned 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, Deere & Company president, Agricultural Solutions & chief information officer. “The acquisition of Mazzotti provides John Deere with 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 today’s announcement, May said, Mazzotti will have the full support and commitment of John Deere to enhance its already successful sprayer business.

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Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.