Grain Systems, Inc. (GSI), a global brand of AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), announced today that it has purchased Johnson System Inc. (JSI), a leading manufacturer of catwalks, towers and support structures based in Marshall, Michigan.
The acquisition includes Johnson System Inc’s manufacturing operation in Marshall and approximately 70 employees, all of whom will be retained by GSI. Owners Howard and Kathleen Johnson, who founded JSI in 1983, will continue on to assist with the integration process.
JSI will remain a stand-alone business and will be integrated into the GSI and AGCO operations over a period of time. GSI will look for opportunities to design GSI and JSI product line offerings that create synergies for ease of construction, manufacturing and site layout.