Corporate Profile - Great Plains Manufacturing

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Corporate Profile - Great Plains Manufacturing
G R E AT P L A I N S
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G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
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Salina, Kansas Campus
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
“Great Plains’ leadership position in the agricultural
implement business has been earned by striving to do our best
in satisfying our customers’ needs.”
Roy Applequist - Chairman of the Board
“Our Mission Statement guides us to use innovation and
teamwork to Delight our Customers. It has helped us grow into
an international company where satisfied customers are the
core of our business.”
Linda Salem - President
D I V I S I O N S
Grain Drills, Air
Drills, Planters,
Tillage & Application
Equipment
Facilities in:
Salina, KS
Ellsworth, KS
Tipton, KS
Assaria, KS
Farm, Landscaping &
Turf Equipment
Facilities in:
Abilene, KS
Enterprise, KS
Lucas, KS
Kipp, KS
Salina, KS
Coast-to-Coast
Trucking
GREAT PLAINS
Grain Drills, Air
ACCEPTANCE
CORP.
Drills, Corn Planters,
Tillage & Landscap- Equipment Financing
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ing Equipment
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C O R P O R A T E
North America’s
Leading Family
Owned & Operated
Agricultural Implement
Company
• Over 1,500 Dedicated,
Hardworking Employees
• State-of-the-Art Products
• Worldwide Distribution
• Automated Manufacturing
• Exceptional Product Development
• 1.6 Million+ sq/ft of Plant Space
(155,546 sq/meters)
Corporate Headquarters - Salina, Kansas USA
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We have built our business
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“Great Plains is achieving its outstanding
success as a result of the long-term
commitment and hard work of its hundreds of
dedicated employees.”
Lisa Trussell - Human Resources Director
C O R P O R A T E
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
“At Great Plains, we have earned the reputation of standing behind
our products. We know how important it is for our dealers to feel
confident in selling products that are reliable, and to know that our
support is available when assistance is needed.”
Marc Gallagher - President, Great Plains Division
NATIONAL
DEALER
NETWORK
Over 1,000
Dealers across
the U.S.
Great Plains executes
an aggressive test plot
regimen to make sure
our products meet
and exceed customer
expectations
Great Plains
attends
equipment
shows across
North America
and around
the world
“Today’s Great Plains customers can buy our
products with confidence, knowing that our
dedicated sales force and dealers know how to
make the products ‘work in the dirt’.”
Mike Cleveland - V.P. of Sales
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97%
same-day
shipments
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inventory of high-quality
replacement parts to
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Our team of experienced Sales and
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support of all Great Plains products
“Great Plains is a company where the
entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. Our
products are built around customer feedback
and our dealerships provide the highest level of
service available to support the products we sell.”
“The Ag equipment industry is tough, but
at Great Plains, we welcome the challenge
each and every day to compete and earn our
business. That competitive spirit is evident in
the products we take to the market.”
Dan Bratt - National Sales Manager
Barry Weis - Marketing Manager
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Salina
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Salina Plant 1
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D I V I S I O N
Great Plains’ largest manufacturing complex is located in Salina, Kansas. With
567,258 sq/ft of plant area (52,699 sq/meters), the Salina facilities include
two powder paint lines, two liquid paint lines, four lasers, two plasma
punch units, ten robotic welding systems, a fully integrated CNC production
machining department, and an up-to-date fabrication department.
“All of our manufacturing facilities are equipped
with state-of-the-art technology, and our
employees take great pride in the quality products
they produce to fulfill our customers’ needs.”
Delia Treffer
Great Plains Production Manager
3-Point Grain Drills
Folding Grain Drills
Compact Grain Drills
End Wheel Grain Drills
Yield-Pro® Planters
Air Drills
Chisels
Disk Harrows
Application Equipment
Flex Harrows
Assembly
60' Twin-Row Planter
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Salina
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Salina Plant 1
353,000 sq/ft Plant Area (32,794 sq/meters)
Fabrication, CNC Machining, Welding, Robotic Welding,
Powder Paint, Assembly, and Parts Departments
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Powder Painting
Planter Assembly
Salina Plant 2
60,778 sq/ft Plant Area (5,646 sq/meters)
Welding, Liquid Painting, and
Assembly Departments
CNC Machine
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Salina Plant 5
93,600 sq/ft Plant Area (8,695 sq/meters)
Shipping and Containerization Departments, Liquid
Paint Line, Sprayer, Chisel, Air Drill, and Application
Equipment Assembly Departments
Salina Plant 7
59,880 sq/ft Plant Area (5,563 sq/meters)
Laser and Planter Assembly Departments
Shipping
Welding Dept.
D I V I S I O N
Robotic Welders
CNC Machining Dept.
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Ellswor
Turbo-Tills®
Turbo-Choppers®
Turbo-Max®
Turbo-Chisels®
Ellsworth Plant
Robotic Welder
Liquid Paint Booth
Shipping
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A G
D I V I S I O N
Located in Ellsworth, Kansas, this facility is Great Plains’
largest tillage plant, with total square footage reaching
168,465 (15,650 sq/meters). Departments include
Fabrication, Machining, Welding, Painting, Assembly, and
Shipping. Opened in 2008, this plant incorporates the use
of two Amada® Laser Systems and five robotic welders.
“The staff at the Ellsworth plant will always strive for excellence
in safety, efficiency, and quality.”
Dale Wooten - Ellsworth Plant Manager
Turbo-Max®
Assembly Dept.
35' Turbo-Max®
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Tipton
Disc-O-Vator®
Press Brake
CNC Band Saw
CNC Mill
Tipton Plant
Tipton South Facility
A G
D I V I S I O N
In 2000, Great Plains acquired Kent Mfg., in Tipton, Kansas, and
has since expanded the plant and the product line. This 78,993
sq/ft (7,338 sq/meters) combined facility is the home of Great
Plains’ Tillage Product Development Department.
Field Cultivators
Disc-O-Vators®
Ultra-Tills®
Plains Plows
Seedbed Conditioners
Tillage Attachments
Great Plains Tillage Product
Development Building
“Tillage has become a major part of the Great Plains product line.
This is possible due to the dedicated work ethic of our employees and
having an owner and management team that is willing to give us the
resources required to complete our jobs. Together, this combination
spells success!”
Kent Hake - Tipton Plant Manager
Assembly
Field Cultivator
Ultra-Till®
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Assaria
Bump Track
Engineering Building
State-of-the-art
Air-Pro® Planter
Row Unit
Product Design Office
Prototype and Weld Fixture Building
Product Design
Injection Mold Design & Building
Tool & Die Design & Building
Weld Fixture Design & Building
Prototype Development
Product Testing
Production of Corn
Planter Meters
Foundry Pattern & Core Box
Design & Building
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Great Plains moved its entire operation to Assaria, Kansas, in 1979. Since that
time, production has been expanded out of Assaria to six other locations.
Currently, Assaria is the home of the Great Plains Ag Division’s Product
Development Center. From Pro/ENGINEER professional design software to
3D printers that rapidly prototype components, the engineers there have all
the tools and technology needed to keep the Great Plains Division innovative
and advanced. This 87,953 sq/ft (8,171 sq/meters) facility houses a 6 CNC
Machining Center.
D I V I S I O N
3D Printer and
sample part
“We understand that accurate seed placement is essential. That
is why every Great Plains Grain Drill seeds with a time-proven
technique we call the ‘Science of Seeding’... providing you
accurate seed placement for uniform emergence and
optimum yield.”
Mike McClure - Product Development Manager
CNC Precision Mold
Machining Center
Prototype Assembly
PRECISION TOOLING BUILT AT ASSARIA
CNC Machine
Fixture
Plastic Injection Mold
Plastic Injection Mold
Foundry Core Box
PERFORMANCE TESTING
Stress Coat Testing
Bearing Seal Dust
Box Testing Unit
Opener Mechanical
Stress Test Unit
Seed Meter Development
Test Stand
Bump Track Testing
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
“Since our inception in 1986, Land Pride has blazed a path
in introducing and manufacturing grounds maintenance
equipment throughout North America. Land Pride is now
a leading manufacturer of tractor mounted and skid steer
mounted implements, as well as Zero-Turn Mowers.”
John Quinley - President, Land Pride Division
NATIONAL DEALER NETWORK
1,600 Dealers in North America
NATIONAL
PRESENCE
Land Pride attends
major shows across
the country
PROFESSIONAL SALES TEAM
PRODUCTS THAT FIT THE NEEDS OF
COMPACT TRACTOR OWNERS
Our understanding of product engineering and
hydraulics combined with our extensive, in-the-field
product development experience enable us to produce
a full line of high-quality tractor implements that
continues to expand in the marketplace
“Our dealers are the lifeblood of our business.
They know we will stand behind our products,
which gives them the confidence to make a commitment to their customers when selling a Land
Pride Product.”
Eric Haas - V.P. of Sales
L A N D
INTEGRATED
MARKETING
High-quality
product literature,
an extensive
national ad
campaign, and a
comprehensive
website
D I V I S I O N
Land Pride operates a machine shop and
warehouse in Enterprise, Kansas, six miles
southeast of its main plant in Abilene
INSIDE SALES & SERVICE
Qualified Service
Technicians are
easy to reach
by phone
SERVICE PARTS
97%
P R I D E
same-day
shipments
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
“We are fortunate to have such a strong
dealer network in North America. Our main
goal is to work hard to earn and maintain
their business and to be the easiest company
to partner with.”
“As a leader in our industry, Land Pride is
committed to innovation, support, and value for
our customers. If you look around, you’ll quickly
see why we say ‘Land Pride is consistently leading
the way’.”
Mark Decker - National Sales Manager
Dee Warren - Marketing Manager
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Abilene
Abilene Plant
Press Brake
Robotic
Welder
Assembly
L A N D
Located in Abilene, Kansas, this facility is Land Pride’s largest
plant at 191,102 sq/ft (17,753 sq/meters). Departments
include Fabrication, Machining, Welding, Powder Painting,
Assembly, and Shipping. Opened in 1989, this plant employs
three Whitney Plasma-Punches, Amada® Laser System, a
Trump Laser System, seven robotic welders, and several
large-production presses ranging up to 600-ton capacity to
produce a wide range of products.
Rotary Cutter
Quick Hitches
All-Flex Mowers
Zero-Turn Mowers
Grooming Mowers
Pallet Forks
Post Hole Diggers
Rotary Cutters
Rotary Tillers
All-Purpose Seeders
Overseeders
Primary Seeder
Wood Chippers
Aerators
P R I D E
D I V I S I O N
“A focus on quality guides all of our
production. Our employees take great
pride in producing great products that
delight our customers.”
Dana Dulohery - Plant Manager
Snow Blowers
Bale Spears
Soil Pulverizers
Rotary Tiller
Zero-Turn Mower
CNC Machine
Grooming Mower
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Lucas
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
Lucas Plant
15' Rotary Cutter
Folding Rotary Cutter
Rotary Cutters - 7' to 20'
Parallel Arm Cutters
Disc Harrows
Drag Scrapers
Pasture Aerators
Spike-Tooth Harrow
Grapples
Snow Pushers
L A N D
Lucas, Kansas, has been home to this 139,976 sq/ft (13,004
sq/meters) plant since 1992. It’s here that Land Pride’s
largest products are produced. This facility houses a paint
line, six robotic welders, two Whitney Plasma-Punch
machines, and a new Amada® Plate Laser .
P R I D E
D I V I S I O N
“Our plant is located in a small town in
Central Kansas, where the ‘hustle and
bustle’ is low, and the work ethic is high.”
Les Schneider - Plant Manager
Paint Dept.
Assembly Line
Whitney Plasma-Punch
Robotic Welding
Welding
CNC Laser
Shipping
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
Kipp
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
Box Scraper
Kipp Plant
Ditcher
P R O F I L E
L A N D
P R I D E
D I V I S I O N
“Many of our employees come from rural
backgrounds, so they know and understand
the products they build.”
John Tinkler - Plant Manager
Producing a wide range of Land Pride
products, the facility in Kipp, Kansas,
utilizes three robotic welding systems
and a 2-part liquid paint line. The Kipp
facility is 38,785 sq/ft (3,603 sq/meters).
Ditchers
Grading Scrapers
Landscape Rakes
Scarifiers
Rear Blades
Spike-Tooth Harrow
Box Scrapers
Grading Scraper
Rear Blade
Robotic Welder
Shipping
Assembly
Fabrication
Welding
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Salina
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
Cutter Safety Testing
Product Design
Weld Fixture Design
Safety Testing
Weld Fixture Building
Prototype Department
Product Testing Department
Engineering Station
Engineering Facility
Prototyping
L A N D
P R I D E
D I V I S I O N
Located one block from company headquarters in Salina, this 35,566 sq/ft (3,304 sq/meters)
facility is home to Land Pride’s Product Development Center. The facility features many
industry-standard testing processes. Using Pro/ENGINEER design software, Land Pride develops
a flow of new products to remain in a position of leadership.
“In our Land Pride Product Development
Department, we design and test new products to
meet the safety, quality, and function required by
the market.”
Jeff Welsh - Engineering Manager
Product Testing
Rotary Cutter
Research & Development
Fixture & Prototype Shop
Weld Fixture Building
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
“Great Plains started to successfully export its products
overseas over 30 years ago. With these many years of exporting
agricultural implements, Great Plains International is actually
writing the book on how an American implement company can
compete in the world market.”
Daniel Rauchholz - President of Great Plains International
Over the years, Great Plains
has exported products to
over 50 different countries
around the world
I N T E R N A T I O N A L
D I V I S I O N
International Philosophy
Our international objective is
to always be in contention for
a sale in a specific product
field. We accomplish this by
learning what the regional
farming practices are, and
then offering agronomic
solutions to meet the
differing needs of farmers in
the area.
Countries exported product to (light green):
Countries with active distributors (dark green):
Great Plains product ready to
containerize
2006 Kansas Exporter of the Year
One of many containers being
loaded for an off-shore market
Great Plains International has four
Sales and Service locations overseas.
Ruslan Timov
Director
Great Plains Agro
(Russia)
Veselin Valev
Director
Great Plains
Eastern Europe
Jorge Ortega-Tavera
Alexandru Berghin
Business Development Territory Manager
Latin America
Romania
Andriy Vorobyov
Director
Great Plains
Ukraine
David Holmes
Sales Director
United Kingdom
Simon Revell
Export Director
Western Europe
Pierre-Arnauld Noiret
Territory Manager
France
Shiyan Zhang
Territory Manager
China
Alex Geffers
Territory Manager
Germany
This emphasis on farmer
needs has put our products
in a strong position and
helped us achieve significant
growth. The initial result
of this strategy is a strong
market presence in over
30 countries, and the
establishment of regional
offices in several key
markets.
The 2010 acquisition of
Simba International in central
England was a natural
progression of this strategy
and it strengthens Great
Plains product offerings in
multiple agricultural regions
around the world!
Tom Bryan
Export Director
Eastern Europe
Ryan Haffner
Territory Manager
Australia
New Zealand
Japan
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Lincoln
Disc Cultivators
Disc Harrows
Presses
Soil Looseners
Cultivators
Air Seeders
Cultivator Drills
Consolidation Systems
SL-500
Cultivator
Centurion Drill
Lincolnshire Plant
I N T E R N A T I O N A L
nshire
England
D I V I S I O N
Simba International was founded in
1976 – the same year as Great Plains
Manufacturing. Since the acquisition in
2010, Great Plains UK has increased its
manufacturing plant by 55% to a total of
103,554 sq/ft (9,620 sq/meters). The facility
designs, manufactures, and markets a
unique line of European tillage and seeding
products.
“We have always been an innovative tillage and seeding equipment
company by aggressively developing cutting-edge agronomic capabilities
into our equipment lineup. This commitment of cutting-edge agronomic
thinking is making our plant in Lincolnshire an outstanding subsidiary for
Great Plains in Europe.”
James McNair - Managing Director
INTERNATIONAL
PRESENCE
Great Plains
International attends
major shows around
the world
Assembly
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
Every day of the year since 1981,
Great Plains Trucking has been
moving products safely across
North America. GPT is one of
our country’s premier flatbed
operations.
“Great Plains Trucking is compiled of caring professionals with many
years of experience in the trucking industry. We take pride in delivering
the quality equipment manufactured by Great Plains and Land Pride to
the dealer network, then returning with raw materials. We understand
what an integral part of the sale the delivery is and we strive to make sure
our customers are pleased as we deliver their products to their door.“
Brett Weis - President, Great Plains Trucking Division
T R U C K I N G
D I V I S I O N
Truck Maintenance
Maintenance Facility
Fleetwatcher Technology
Late-Model Tractors
New Tractor Prep
• Over 70 Tractors
• Over 130 Trailers
• Over 7 Million Miles
Driven Each Year
Covered Trailers
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
“GPAC is an Ag-based lender committed to growth in the Ag Industry by
offering sound, tailored finance options to customers. Quick approvals,
competitive rates, and flexible payment terms are all available through our
dealers. Installment plans or rental plans give you the option of ownership
or non-ownership.”
Sheldon Muninger - President, GPAC
CUSTOM FINANCE OPTIONS
• Wholesale Financing
• Retail Financing
G P A C
D I V I S I O N
PRIVATE FAMILY OWNERSHIP
gives Great Plains a very solid foundation
and the independence that many public
companies can only dream about.
Ownership Philosophy
1. We keep the earnings of the company in the company, so we can grow and
not become highly leveraged.
2. We have grown over the years – primarily through internal new product development.
3. We are not a company that changes ownership every few years. Our founder and owner still manages the company.
4. We most often develop our managers
from within; they know and understand
our industry and our customers.
5. We treat our employees fairly and with respect, resulting in low turnover and a well-trained, motivated work force.
“The balance between our two primary
manufacturing divisions has kept our company
strong through many business cycles.”
Linda Salem - President, Great Plains Mfg., Inc.
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
History
COMPANY FOUNDER ROY APPLEQUIST, HIS FAMILY AND BUSINESS THROUGH THE YEARS
Lots of plowing was
done in the past in
Kansas. Today, No-Till
and Conservation
Tillage farming are
the norm. Great Plains
has been a leader in
this evolution.
Roy’s grandfather, Martin
Applequist, farmed and
later delivered Skelly Gas
& Oil to local farmers in the
Assaria community.
Roy’s grandfather, Pete Ahlstedt, operated
an early day steam wheat thrashing
machine in the Assaria and Smolan farming
communities.
All four of Roy’s
great-grandfathers’ families
were the first to break the
prairie on their Central Kansas
homesteads. In the early
1870s, there were still Indians
occasionally in the area.
Bob Hlad
(Great Plains’ first
employee), Roy,
and Roy’s oldest
daughter Penny,
with the first
Great Plains
Grain Drill in 1976.
Great Plains’ first
product: a 30' Folding
Grain Drill on the way
to its first field test in
the Fall of 1976.
Great Plains Plant from
1976 through 1979
ROY’S BACKGROUND
• Born and raised in Salina, KS
• Worked in his father’s business,
Roberts Industries, while growing up
The old Assaria High
School Building,
built in 1919, was
the company
headquarters from
1979 to 1995.
• Graduated from North Park University
in Chicago, IL, in 1968
• Managed Salina Foundry Division
of Roberts from 1968-1974
• Served in the US Army Reserves from 1968-1974
• Married Donice in 1972 and has 3 children
• Founded Great Plains Mfg. on April 1, 1976
C O R P O R A T E
1st Piece of
Literature
1st Employee Newsletter
1st Parts
Manual
1976
First Drill Sold
Bishop St. Plant Opened
1979
Assaria Plant Opened
1980
Kipp Plant Opened
1981
Salina Plants 1 & 2 Started
GP Trucking Started
1983
Ausherman Line Acquired
1985
First Export Sale
1986
Land Pride Started
1989
Abilene Plant Acquired
S2 Expands 8,500 sq/ft
1st Magazine
Advertisement
1990
Expansion at S1 Doubles
Capacity
1992
Lucas Plant Started
1995
New Corporate Office Built
1996
GP/LP Divisionalize
1997
GP/LP Go Online
38,500 sq/ft Expansion
at Abilene Plant
1st Piece of Direct Mail
Throughout the history of the
company, many patented ideas
have continued to improve
Great Plains’ line of products.
From 1985 to 1995, Great Plains
annually mass-mailed a Christmas
Catalog to the farming community
with information about the company
and its products, plus Christmas
gift ideas.
2000
Kent Manufacturing Acquired
2001
18,000 sq/ft Expansion
at Lucas Plant
2005
72,000 sq/ft Expansion at
Abilene Plant
2007
LP/Kubota Alliance
Announced
2008
Ellsworth Plant Acquired
2009
115,000 sq/ft Expansion
at Salina Plant 1
Lucas Plant Expands
by 35,000 sq/ft
2010
Sleaford, England Plant
Acquired
Martin Harrow Line
Acquired
2011
GP Celebrates 35 Years
LP Celebrates 25 Years
2012
The most popular
item was a toy
Great Plains Grain Drill
made in our factory.
63,000 sq/ft Expansion at
Salina Plant 5
Purchased new Tillage Engineering Building
30,000 sq/ft Expansion at
Ellsworth Plant
G R E A T
P L A I N S
C O R P O R A T E
P R O F I L E
“Setting the pace through innovation.”
CORPORATE OFFICE
1525 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-3276
GP DIVISION OFFICE
1525 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-3276
SALINA PLANTS
601 Idlewilde
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-2262
ELLSWORTH PLANT
910 E. 8th St.
Ellsworth, KS 67439
(785) 472-4777
TIPTON PLANT
607 Main St.
Tipton, KS 67485
(785) 373-4145
GP PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
108 W. Second St.
Assaria, KS 67416
(785) 823-3276
www.greatplainsag.com
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www.verticaltillage.com
www.greatplainsmfg.com
GPAC DIVISION OFFICE
1525 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-3276
GREAT PLAINS TRUCKING
1621 Dewey
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-2261
GREAT PLAINS INTERNATIONAL
DIVISION OFFICE
1525 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-3276
CONSISTENTLY LEADING THE WAY...
LP DIVISION OFFICE
1525 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 823-3276
ABILENE PLANT
1100 NW 8th
Abilene, KS 67410
(785) 263-2486
LUCAS PLANT
240 S. Greeley
Lucas, KS 67648
(785) 525-6128
KIPP PLANT
244 N. Hugh
Kipp, KS 67401
(785) 536-4626
LP PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
1030 E. North St.
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 822-6770
www.landpride.com
www.greatplainsint.com
GREAT PLAINS INTERNATIONAL
LINCOLNSHIRE PLANT
Woodbridge Road
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
England NG34 7EW
+44 (0)1529 304654
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