SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, announced that it has a definitive letter of intent to acquire Grigg Brothers, a leader in the golf and sports turf industry since 1995.
 
The acquisition of Grigg Brothers fits BRANDT’s aggressive corporate strategy of providing superior products throughout the world. The combined company has sales in 48 U.S. states and 45 countries and will be a national and international leader in turf nutrient products. In addition to the turf category, BRANDT offers a broad range of specialty products for the agriculture, sustainable and ornamental markets, including plant nutrients, adjuvants, lawn & garden products, sustainable controls and soil amendments.
 
Though long-term business plans are still being formulated, Grigg Brothers will become part of BRANDT’s Specialty Formulations division, under the direction of Vice President Bill Engel.
 
Both Mark and Gary Grigg will become part of the BRANDT team. Mark Grigg, current CEO of Grigg Brothers, will continue to provide strategic operations management and key account service.