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BRANDT Europe Hosts Open House to Celebrate One Year Anniversary in BRANDT Family

Carmona, Spain (June 19, 2017) – BRANDT Europe, a leading manufacturer of specialty fertilizers and pesticides for agriculture production in Europe, celebrated its first anniversary of being part of the BRANDT family with an Open House.

BRANDT Europe, formerly known as Tragusa, opened its doors to customers, employees, suppliers, local dignitaries and top BRANDT executives from around the world to tour their facilities and learn more about the company.

Over 250 people attended the Open House, including Juan Manuel Ávila Gutiérrez, mayor of Carmona; Manuel García Benítez, general director of Sustainable Development of the Rural Environment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development and Rick Brandt, President and CEO of BRANDT.

Miguel Paludo, Porsche GT3 Cup Brazil Champion, was also in attendance. Paludo, who competed in the Porsche Carrera Cup at the historic Le Mans track on June 17, was accompanied by his replica BRANDT Porsche GT for guests to see.


A leading agricultural company, BRANDT serves growers around the globe. Founded in 1953 by Glen Brandt and his sister Evelyn Brandt Thomas to help Illinois farmers adopt new and profitable technologies, the company has experienced aggressive growth under the leadership of President and CEO Rick Brandt. Innovation, technology and strong customer service are a few of the core beliefs that drive BRANDT today. BRANDT’s focus is providing the products and services that give growers the best opportunity for return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.