ST. CATHARNES, Ont., Canada - M.K. Rittenhouse & Sons Ltd. is marking its 100th anniversary as a supplier to the agricultural and horticultural industries.
M.K. Rittenhouse & Sons was founded in 1914 by Moses K. Rittenhouse who originally ran the business from his barn in Jordan Station, Ontario.
Rittenhouse has come a long way from its humble beginnings. The company has always been innovative with the products they sell and how they sell them in response to the countless green industry changes over 100 years. Mark's father, Glen, patented several equipment designs, and the company continues to build custom sprayers to this day. A 1990's mail order catalogue developed into one of the industry's largest shopping website, www.rittenhouse.ca
, in 2000 and a greatly expanded customer base. The company now ships product across North America on a daily basis as well as regular orders worldwide.