The Closing of this important transaction took place in Hutchinson, Kan., and the name of the Corporation is now Kuhn Krause, Inc.
Kuhn Group, a leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hay and forage, livestock feeding and bedding, tillage, planting and seeding, manure and fertilizer spreading, landscape maintenance, and crop protection equipment, announces the completion of the acquisition of Krause Corporation, a privately held North American leader in the field of tillage equipment and grain drills, located in Hutchinson, Kan.
The Closing of this important transaction took place in Hutchinson, Kan., and the name of the Corporation is now Kuhn Krause, Inc. Kuhn Krause will operate as a self-standing company of Kuhn Group, and will provide Kuhn with a new platform for the design and manufacturing of tillage equipment and grain drills in North America.
Thierry Krier, the president and CEO of Kuhn North America, Inc., will serve as CEO of this new Kuhn Company, while Keith Whitaker will serve as president. Whitaker had previously served Kause Corporation as vice-president of sales and marketing for six years.
The new Company will continue to be led by the prior Krause Corporation management team and all Krause employees, instrumental in the company’s past successful performance, have been retained, with operations continuing in Hutchinson, Kan.
Kuhn Group is excited about the prospects of this new acquisition and looks forward to building an even stronger and more successful business.