Deere acquires leading drip irrigation company; expands water technologies business

Deere & Company announced has completed the acquisition of T-Systems International, Inc, headquartered in San Diego, California, an acquisition that has enabled the construction equipment maker to expand the company's growing John Deere Water Technologies operation, formed in 2006.

Established in 1977, T-Systems International manufactures and sells products for agricultural, nursery, landscape, mining and greenhouse applications, with manufacturing facilities in Australia, France and the United States.

"T-Systems International is a highly regarded global company with premier products, experienced talent, strong distribution and established operations in key agricultural irrigation markets," said Michael McGrady, president of John Deere Water Technologies. "The addition of T-Systems expands John Deere Water Technologies' manufacturing footprint to three countries with marketing in over sixty."

John Deere Water Technologies is a manufacturer of high performance plastic micro and drip irrigation products for the agricultural, nursery, landscape, and greenhouse markets headquartered in San Marcos, California. John Deere Water Technologies is among the world's leading providers of high performance precision irrigation.

John Deere is the world's leading provider of advanced products and services for agriculture and forestry and a major provider of advanced products and services for construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation. John Deere also provides financial services worldwide and manufactures and markets engines used in heavy equipment. Since it was founded in 1837, the company has extended its heritage of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation around the globe.