The Andersons, Inc.
The Andersons, Inc. is a diversified company, which rooted in agriculture. It engages in railcar leasing and repair, turf products production and consumer retailing. The company operates its business through six segments: Grain, Ethanol, Rail, Plant Nutrient, Turf & Specialty, and Retail. The Grain segment operates grain elevators in various states in the United States. It also offers unique grain marketing, risk management and corn origination services to customers and affiliated ethanol facilities. The Ethanol segment holds investments in four ethanol production facilities organized as separate limited liability companies. The Rail Segment buys, sells, leases, rebuilds and repairs various types of used railcars and rail equipment. It also provides fleet management services to fleet owners. The Turf and Specialty segment is one of a very limited number of processors of corncob-based products in the United States. Corncob-based products are manufactured for a variety of uses, including laboratory animal bedding, private-label cat litter, as well as absorbents, blast cleaners, carriers and polishers. The Retail segment includes large retail stores operated as The Andersons and a specialty food market operated as The Andersons Market. Andersons was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Maumee, OH.