9. Frenchman Valley Co-op > Wright Lorenz facilities
Retail outlets acquired: 4
Frenchman Valley Co-op (FVC) acquired four elevator facilities in Nebraska from Wright Lorenz in 2007. The facilities added approximately four million bushels of federally licensed storage and nine full-time employees to FVC. As a result, the company’s increased revenue bumped FVC’s ranking on the top 100 list of largest U.S. ag retailers from No. 40 in 2007, to No. 35 in 2008.