Deere purchases Italian sprayer manufacturer

John Deere announced June 26 that it has purchased Mazzotti, a privately held sprayer manufacturer based in Ravenna, Italy.

“Mazzotti is known for its innovation, as well as its unique knowledge, designs, and expertise in the sprayer industry,” said John May, president, agricultural solutions, and chief information officer, Deere & Co. “The acquisition of Mazzotti provides John Deere an opportunity to serve more customers in European markets.”

Mazzotti, a 30-year-old family-owned business, will maintain its name, trademark, and commercial agreements and will continue serving customers with high-quality products and services. As a result of the announcement, May said, Mazzotti will have the full support and commitment of John Deere to enhance its already successful sprayer business.