Steven J. Dietze Joined Wilbur-Ellis Company
November 1, 2001 | Agribusiness, Press Releases

In November, 2001, Steven J. Dietze joined Wilbur-Ellis Company. Dietze brings with him an outstanding background in agri-chemical and fertilizer distribution, having recently served as the Vice-President of Sales for Agriliance and, before that, as the Chief Operating Officer for Wilfarm, LLC.   Assuming Daniel R. Vradenburg’s current responsibilities as Vice-President overseeing our operations in California, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico, Dietze will be based in California and reporting to Vradenburg.   Founded in… View Article

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Wilbur-Ellis Purchased Knox McDaniel Company’s Vitamin and Mineral Premix Products
March 6, 2001 | Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

March 6, 2001  On March 6, 2001, Wilbur-Ellis Company completed the purchase of the Knox McDaniel Company’s vitamin and mineral premix products business located in Ogden, Utah. “The Knox McDaniel operations fit very well into our existing feed distribution businesses” said Wilbur-Ellis President and Chief Executive Officer Herbert B. Tully in announcing the acquisition.  “The Knox McDaniel… View Article

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Wilbur-Ellis Purchased John Pryor Company, a Retailer of Fertilizer
February 1, 2001 | Agribusiness, Press Releases

February 1, 2001  On February 1, 2001, Wilbur-Ellis Company completed the purchase of John Pryor Company, a long established full service retailer of fertilizer located in Salinas and Soledad, California.  “Opportunities to create synergy and to affiliate with organizations with a long history of successful operations such as John Pryor Company are very unique,” commented Wilbur-Ellis President and Chief… View Article

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