Pattison Agriculture Limited (Pattison Agriculture), a division of The Jim Pattison Group (the Pattison Group), has announced the merger of JayDee AgTech and Maple Farm Equipment and the rebranding of the newly combined entity.
With proud Saskatchewan roots and a strong understanding of the marketplace, the consolidation of the two major players will position Pattison Agriculture as a world-class company headquartered in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. With the strength and backing of the Pattison Group, Pattison Agriculture will be a financially secure service provider that will meet the needs of Canadian farmers.
Focusing solely on agriculture and agricultural producers, Pattison Agriculture looks forward to achieving its vison of continued growth in the machinery industry. Pattison Agriculture will continue to seek opportunities for investment and expansion into business lines that will mutually benefit the company and its core customers. As population growth continues to exceed food production, the merger comes at a time when farm equipment, service and technology is increasingly important to the agricultural sector.
“This merger is a significant milestone for our staff and management team,” said Darrin Didychuk, President, Pattison Agriculture. “Pattison Agriculture will serve more than 18 million acres of agricultural production, with 17 equipment dealership locations. This merger creates one of the largest agriculture-focused equipment companies in Canada. We are proud that we serve such a large portion of Western Canadian agriculture, and as a company honoured be named after an icon and Canadian business magnate, Jim Pattison and his namesake The Jim Pattison Group.”
Understanding the expertise and invaluable contributions offered by JayDee AgTech, and Maple Farm Equipment, Pattison Agriculture will continue to operate under the model of relationship-based service. The new company will continue to employ more than 440 people and operate 17 locations in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.